Destination guide

Delight in the picturesque landscape of Matlacha

The area's art galleries and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Matlacha. This city's gardens, island views and fishing draw many visitors. Sun Splash Water Park and Edison and Ford Winter Estates are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Matlacha

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Matlacha has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sun Splash Water Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Royal Tee Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Coral Oaks Golf Course (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Palmetto-Pine Country Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Hunters Run Executive Golf Course (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • El Rio Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Matlacha

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Matlacha. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pine Island (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Rotary Park Environmental Center (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Useppa Island (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Captiva Island (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Alison Hagerup Beach Park (10.6 mi / 17 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Matlacha

Fly into Punta Gorda, FL (PGD-Charlotte County), the closest airport, located 20.1 mi (32.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.), which is 20.9 mi (33.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Matlacha?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,716 holiday rentals near Matlacha. From 1,648 Houses to 33 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Matlacha for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Matlacha?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Matlacha:

  • South Island: 1,057 holiday homes
  • Burnt Store Marina: 68 holiday homes
  • Jose's Hideaway: 149 holiday homes
  • Mariner: 80 holiday homes
  • Yacht Club: 577 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Matlacha?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Matlacha. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lovegrove Gallery & Gardens: 8,126 holiday rentals
  • Muscle Car City Museum: 2,222 holiday rentals
  • Butterfly Estates: 7,039 holiday rentals
  • McCarthy's Marina: 6,893 holiday rentals
  • Barbara B Mann Hall: 9,061 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Matlacha listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Matlacha?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,648 Houses in Matlacha. Our other popular types of Matlacha holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 33 holiday houses
  • Villas: 509 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 432 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Matlacha?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,454 holiday homes with pool available in Matlacha. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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