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Cayo Costa State Park

4 Nautical Miles West of Pine Island, Boca Grande, FL 33922
+1 941-964-0375
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Go out of your way to get away

Two ways to get here - either on a charter, or by means of your own boat - but the critical point... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cowslower
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Lakewood, Ohio
Be sure to bring plenty of mosquito repellent and sun tan lotion because...

Be sure to bring plenty of mosquito repellent and sun tan lotion because the sun is hot in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kevsChina
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China
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Located just off Cape Coral, a ferry will take you to this island nature reserve known for its beautiful beaches and great collection of shells.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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4 Nautical Miles West of Pine Island, Boca Grande, FL 33922
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Two ways to get here - either on a charter, or by means of your own boat - but the critical point is MAKE THE TRIP. The primary word that comes to mind is unspoiled, as Cayo Costa is a massive, uninhabited (excepting 17 houses...More

1  Thank Cowslower
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to bring plenty of mosquito repellent and sun tan lotion because the sun is hot in the summer and the mosquito's are present year around.

Thank kevsChina
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful secluded beach, arrive only by boat. Arrival by boat only, personal or the local ferry; after docking a SP worker will take you on the tram to your cabin, campsite or the beach. Extremely rustic sites with no electricity, and cooking on a...More

Thank MOETX12
Reviewed 1 week ago

The nearby anchorage is perfect for even deep-hulled sailboats. You do have to bring everything. Cayo Costa has no available electricity, so you can't count on it for much of anything. It does have a shuttle to the beach side and the water is perfect...More

Thank Jennie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've always rented a small charter or our own boat from Jensen's Marina to get here. On a weekday it can feel like you're on a deserted island. On weekends, there is more boat traffic. Cayo Costa is scenic, has clear water for snorkeling, and...More

Thank reise3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My teenage daughter and I spent four nights camping this week on Cayo Costa Island. We did lots of research before we went, and had realistic expectations about what camping in SW Florida during the summer months would be like. Armed with our Thermacell, lots...More

5  Thank LisaAnne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for a couples retreat... expected to get bug bites but never thought id come home with unwanted guests. Rat/bird mites were camped out all over my gear. Seven months and thousands of dollars later, im still dealing with the problem. Most expensive trip...More

5  Thank Becky S
Reviewed 15 June 2017

If you got blindfolded and dropped off here on the beach side, you would think that you could be in the middle of nowhere as opposed to just a few minutes from civilization. Apparently we got lucky on our day trip out there as the...More

2  Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I have been coming to this beautiful state park for 40 years. It has always captivated and mesmerized me, but it now grosses me out because there are so many rats in and around the campground. The rangers explained that this happened when the snake...More

4  Thank Fawn G
Reviewed 17 May 2017

great place to walk inky the sun set and just relax love it so pretty not so busy with people go and enjoy your self

1  Thank scott f
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hydroquest
11 July 2017|
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Response from SandraE27526 | Reviewed this property |
The ferry service is geared toward day trips to Cayo Costa not to another destination and back. If you don't have a car available at your destination you won't see much.
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5motherof5
30 May 2017|
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Response from mischatz | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can rent kayaks or bikes.
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