The name, Punta Gorda, comes from the Spanish, meaning "Fat Point." This historic small town is a hidden treasure of Florida and lies as a "Fat Point," sticking out into Charlotte Harbor - one of the US's largest natural harbors.
Centrally located between Sarasota & Fort Myers, Punta Gorda is a delightful location within a comfortable driving distance from Tampa, Orlando & Miami.
Punta Gorda is a paradise for fisherman, boaters, sun-worshippers and shoppers alike! It boasts wonderful restaurants, marinas and a pace of life that people from around the world come to enjoy.