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About Rotonda

Master-planned in the shape of a wheel, Rotonda is a unique planned community near Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda on Florida’s southwest coast. It is encircled by a 30-mile freshwater canal system that flows into each of the pie-shaped wedges that form the neighborhoods. Feel at home here staying in one of the many Rotonda vacation rentals, and enjoy all of the perks that this small community has to offer. 

Climate

Located of the Gulf Coast in southwest Florida, Rotonda is known for having relatively mild weather. Temperatures are at their hottest during the summer and while they can reach into the mid-90s, temperatures are typically cooled by comforting sea breezes. Evenings are slightly cooler, so pack a light jacket just in case. During the winter, expect temperatures that range from 50 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Transit

There are several major airports within driving distance of Rotonda, with Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport being the closest. Arrive here and rent a car for the easiest way to get around the area and to reach this community connected to the mainland by three bridges. Having a car will come in handy as well for day trips to cities like Sarasota, Fort Myers, and the Orlando theme parks, such as Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, and Sea World, which are all about a two and a half hour drive from Rotonda. 

Things to do

Rotonda’s southern border is framed by protected wetlands brimming with wildlife, such as bobcats, raccoons, and great blue herons. Take time to explore the outdoors by strolling along the Cape Haze Pioneer Trail Park or paddling through the peaceful waters with a guide from Phoenix Rising Kayak Tours. You’re sure to see a variety of species of birds and maybe even a manatee or dolphin if you’re lucky.

Rest assured, you don’t have to travel far to find an exception golf experience either. The Rotonda Golf & Country Club has 99 holes of golf with lush, palm-dotted fairways and soft, ever present Gulf of Mexico breezes that enhance every round. Designed for all skill levels, the city has been cited with a “Beginner Friendly Certification” by the National Golf Course Owners Association, so everyone in your family can enjoy some time out on the links.

Other popular things to do in Rotonda include spending time at the Rotonda Community Park and Preserve. Here, you can enjoy playing tennis at the local courts taking the kids to the playground. For families looking to hit the open waters, the fishing nearby is terrific. Charters can be easily secure at nearby marinas, and Rotonda vacation rentals are located just minutes from Boca Grande, which is one of the greatest tarpon fishing areas in the world. Anglers will also love dropping a line at the Gasparilla Sound Aquatic Preserve and the many coastal waterways nearby.

Whether you prefer to quietly enjoy time poolside at one of the many Rotonda vacation rentals or explore the area’s natural surroundings, you won’t be disappointed with a trip here. In Rotonda, you’ll enjoy the Florida good life during your stay. 
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