If you are looking for something new and exciting for your holiday travels consider heading down to the beach. More specifically, consider joining us here in Cape Coral for an unbelievable Christmas vacation getaway like no other. Cape Coral is the top Florida destination in the state as it offers incredible events and activities, especially during the holiday season. Our vacation rentals are sure to keep you comfortable and the weather simply cannot be beat. Take a look at the top reasons this beautiful destination has to offer for spending your Christmas in Cape Coral with us here on the beach:
Perfect Holiday Weather
If you are looking to avoid the snow back home and instead find some warmer weather for Christmas you need to head to Cape Coral. The weather in Cape Coral is gorgeous all times of year but the winter is especially unique. You will find the daily high temps to be in the upper 70s throughout December so you can enjoy some sunshine during the day. The lows drop to the upper 50s at night so a simple jacket and pants will do more than enough to keep you warm. You will not find weather to keep you stuck inside on Christmas so if you are looking to avoid a white Christmas head over to Cape Coral!
Holiday Tree and Menorah Lighting
No Christmas season is complete without a holiday tree lighting ceremony. If you happen to be in Cape Coral early for the holiday you can enjoy the Holiday Tree & Menorah Lighting Celebration at Cape Coral City Hall on November 30th. The mayor and city council will light up the oversized tree and you can also expect a visit from The Grinch himself. Local food trucks and vendors will be on hand along with Santa and live holiday music. This free event will take place from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
The best part of being on the coast is that you can enjoy unique events not available in landlocked states. This includes the annual Holiday Boat-A-Long taking place on the third Saturday of December. Head over to Four Freedoms Park where Santa Claus and his elves will be hanging out on the Bimini Basin. As the name suggests you will enjoy a festive boat parade right on the water as watercraft vehicles are decorated with holiday lights and decorations. Local food trucks will be on hand selling delicious food along with live stage entertainment, a meet and greet with Santa Claus, and a free movie screening of The Polar Express in the park after the parade. The festivities start at 4:00 PM so do not miss out on the fun!
Holiday Festival of Lights
The events do not stop there here in Cape Coral so make sure to find all of the Christmas events to attend including the Holiday Festival of Lights. This year’s event will take place on December 2nd at Cape Coral Parkway where you will find over 30 years of experience of fun for the community. The Holiday Festival of Lights is another great way to kick off the holiday season with fun for all. This local festival brings out the fun for kids of all ages with attractions such as the Snow Drift Slide, Tiny Tots Train, and even pictures with Santa Claus himself. They will also find bounce houses, rock climbing walls, and more. Three stages of live entertainment will be on hand to keep the fun going too. The Holiday Festival of Lights will take place from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM on December 2nd so make sure to get here early to join in on the local fun.
Check Out Local Attractions
Enjoying your stay around Christmas does not end at the holiday events. Visitors will be able to check out all of the wonderful local activities for fun for all ages. This includes heading over to Smugglers Cove Adventure Park. This local amusement park features all kinds of fun such as a live pirate ship, mini golf, and even the chance to feed a live alligator. Sky Zone Trampoline Park is another great place for kids who will have the chance to jump around helping them get out all of that energy. Parents will be able to relax on the side or jump in on the fun too. Cape Coral has not forgotten about the adults either where they can enjoy a hand-crafted cocktail at Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery. There is fun for everyone in Cape Coral around Christmas!
The Holiday Season is Almost Here
Get ready for the fun and excitement you will have with us here in Cape Coral. Our vacation rentals are currently taking reservations for the Christmas season. Find your favorite today and come see the fun for yourself.
We all deserve a little vacation getaway to break away from the normal routine of life and experience something thrilling. Change up your holiday plans this year by booking a vacation getaway to the beautiful shores of Cape Coral. Here you will find exciting holiday events that are perfect for all ages, along with fall related activities. But of course, since this is Cape Coral, the sun is always shining, and the beach is never too far away. Take a look at what you can expect from Thanksgiving in Cape Coral this year:
Mid Cape 5K Gobble Wobble
When it comes to a staple Thanksgiving tradition, you will always find a “Turkey Trot” waiting for you, no matter your travel destination. Turkey Trots are races, typically 5K or 10K in length, held on Thanksgiving morning. The race usually benefits a local charity or non-profit and encourages participants to dress up in their best turkey attire. Cape Coral has its very own Turkey Trot that goes by the name of Mid Cape 5K Gobble Wobble. This local 5K can be enjoyed by running or walking, making it a great choice for all individuals. The event will provide coffee and pastries the morning of the event and will collect canned food items for local food banks. If you are a competitive soul, the Mid Cape 5K Gobble Wobble will have an award ceremony for top three place finishers for male and female racers in a variety of age categories; each age category is divided into 5-year increments, ensuring a fair competition for everyone involved. Registration before the event is highly encouraged to save on your entrance fees and reserve an event t-shirt exclusive to the Gobble Wobble. The race starts at 7:30 AM sharp with participants encouraged to arrive by 7:00 AM to pick up their materials. Come run this race before you stuff your face later in the day!
Thanksgiving Sunset Dolphin Cruise
When you visit Cape Coral, you will be able to take a dolphin watch cruise out onto the bay to see these loveable creatures in person. If you want to experience these incredible cruises on Thanksgiving Day, simply head over to Adventures in Paradise nearby in Sanibel. This incredible charter company is offering Thanksgiving Day dolphin sunset cruises so you can hit the high seas as the sun sets slowly in the background. They will take you to nearby areas where dolphins spend their time in the water as you enjoy a relaxing cruise on the water. The captain and first mate will provide a knowledgeable narration as you explore the sea and maybe even see a manatee or two. Complimentary soft drinks and bottled water are provided in this experience. Make sure to book quick as this activity is sure to sell out quick! Tours are offered every day in case you are not able to make the Thanksgiving Day cruise.
When it comes to Thanksgiving traditions, there is nothing more special than making your feast with loved ones. However, when you travel for Thanksgiving, you may want to spend less time in the kitchen and more time exploring the new city around you. Luckily, Cape Coral has plenty of restaurants that remain open on Thanksgiving so you can enjoy a meal with your family. 4 Sestras Bistro to Go is a casual counter service bistro that specializes in sandwiches, salads, and soups. This is a great way to grab a meal to go to enjoy back at your vacation rental. Their Thanksgiving menu is special and offers unique entrees not typically found on their menu. For a chic meal with updated American fare head over to Point 57 Kitchen & Cocktails. They are typically known for their electric Sunday brunches and tasty cocktails. The Thanksgiving menu is also special here at Point 57 with something for everyone on it. If you are planning on taking the family out for a fine dining experience head over to Rumrunners. This upscale steak and seafood restaurant offers a full-service bar and patio seating with direct views of the water. You can expect classic Thanksgiving offerings along with premium seafood and steak options too. Rumrunners also offers live music for a unique ambience like nowhere. No matter where you end up at reserving a table in advance for Thanksgiving is highly encouraged.
Cape Coral Is Waiting This Thanksgiving
As you can see, there are quite a few ways for you to come and celebrate your Thanksgiving with us this year here in Cape Coral. Our vacation rentals are sure to keep you comfortable during every night of your stay and close to these holiday activities. Book your rental today for the upcoming holiday season!
While there may be nothing spooky about booking a vacation getaway to Cape Coral you can always find a lovely Halloween holiday here. Get ready for the fall season by booking your Halloween adventure to the sunny shores of Cape Coral. You will find that our Florida home has plenty of Halloween offerings and fall activities that will make for a delightful trip. Take a look at how you can spend Halloween in Cape Coral with us this year:
Trunk or Treat
Ask any child what their favorite part of Halloween is and we are sure they will say it’s about getting all the candy from trick-or-treating. Finding a spot to trick or treat when you are vacationing can be difficulty especially if you have never been to this city before. Luckily for you, there will be a safe and welcoming trick or treat event the weekend leading up to Halloween. Stop by Cultural Park located at Cape Coral City Hall for the annual Truck or Treat event. Children are encouraged to show up in their best Halloween costumes and trick or treat around the park. The event is free for anyone to attend. After the trick-or-treating is over stick around for a movie in the park with the Nightmare Before Christmas being shown this year; make sure to bring some lawn chairs as the park does not have any formal seating in the grass. Trick or treating starts at 6:00 PM with other fun games and excitement with the movie starting at 7:00 PM.
Halloween is not just a holiday for the children but for the adults as well. If you find yourself in Cape Coral early for the Halloween holiday, make sure to attend this year’s Halloween Ball taking place at Freedom Park. This Halloween event is for adults who are ages 21 and up. Show up in your best costume for the costume contest and dance the night away to Halloween songs like Thriller and many more. A live DJ will be on hand to play the hottest tracks for a spooky night out. The event is BYOB so bring your favorite beer or wine to enjoy through the festivities. Halloween Ball takes place on Saturday October 21st at 7:00 PM.
Trick or Treat at Gulf Coast Town Center
Another great spot nearby that will be offering a trick or treat event for the kids the weekend leading up to Halloween is Trick or Treat. This event will be held at the Gulf Coast Town Center at our neighbors of Fort Myers a short drive away. The event will have all the fun including the annual trick or treating from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM that evening. Stick around afterwards for the costume contest starting at 7:00 PM where you can find free prizes for the best dressed in a variety of age categories! Additional activities found at the event include having a balloon artist making incredible balloon animals, face painting, and roaming characters. Pre-registration is required for the costume contest but not the event. The event will benefit Community Cooperative and will be taking monetary and dry food donations during the event. Don’t miss out on this trick or treat event taking place on Saturday October 28th starting at 5:00 PM!
Book a Fishing Charter
There is not a better time to try something new like booking a fishing charter during your stay in Cape Coral. A Halloween vacation does not everything you book has to be holiday related. Make sure to try some unique fall activities in the area too such as booking a fishing charter. You will be able to book a private fishing charter that will take you out to the open ocean for some fun. Cape Coral has a variety of different fishing charters to pick from too. Some options for you to choose from include Dragonfly Charters, Send it Charter Fishing, Reel Fishing SWFL Charters, and many more. Each option lets you enjoy several hours on the water in areas that are known for good fishing. Try to reel in your own trophy size catch!
Bike the Beach
Halloween is in the middle of the fall season where the temps are coming down finally. The weather is still gorgeous in the fall here in Cape Coral so get out and explore the beaches. Rent a bike cruiser from any local rental shop and cruise on down the sandy shores for a memorable outing.
More Fun Here in Cape Coral
The fun is just starting here in Cape Coral, so make sure to book a stay with us just in time for Halloween. Our vacation rentals will keep you comfortable all stay long and close to these incredible activities in Cape Coral.
When you think of a summer vacation, you will often picture in your head white sandy beaches and a cool ocean breeze hitting your face. Do not let your summer dreams go wasted and plan for a Labor Day Weekend with us here in Cape Coral. You will find Cape Coral is the premier Florida destination with it being close to many local attractions. Labor Day is an incredible time to enjoy summer before everyone gets booked up for the remainder of the season. Take a look at how Labor Day in Cape Coral looks in 2023 :
Hit the Beach
Labor Day is often known to be the last weekend of the summer season before autumn creeps in quickly. Use this extended weekend to enjoy some last-minute summer ideas such as hitting the beach. Everyone knows that Florida has some of the best beaches on the East Coast especially in and around Cape Coral. If you are looking for a romantic stroll on the beach look no further than Captiva Beach. This is a wide beach with white sand that stretches all the way up to Captiva Island. The beach is a bit more secluded, so parking is limited. However, you will find that Captiva Beach has been appropriately named the “Most Romantic Beach in Florida” for a reason. If you brought your loveable dog with you on your trip to Cape Coral, take them over to Bonita Beach. This is a popular dog beach park that lets you take your pup off the leash so they can run around freely. The size of the beach varies with the tide, but parking is always free. Head over to Bowman’s Beach for another secluded beach that is world famous. This beach is made up of multiple secluded sandy beaches allowing you plenty of space to relax and enjoy some downtime. You will find plenty of amenities here including BBQ grills, outdoor picnic tables, a shaded playground, outdoor showers, restrooms, and much more. These are just a few of the many beaches waiting for you here in Cape Coral!
Visit Sun Splash Family Waterpark
Nothing quite says summer like an exciting day at the local water park. Head over to Sun Splash Family Waterpark during your Labor Day escape here in Cape Coral! Sun Splash is your top waterpark destination and is sure to blow you away with their attractions. The parents can always enjoy a relaxing experience floating down the lazy river. Little ones will love the Pirate’s Cove that features slides and geysers. However, nothing stands close to the thrilling water slides here at the park. You will find both water slides that are used with water tubes and ones without. Tall, towering slides let you hit high speeds before jumping out into the water. The water tube slides keep you in darkened tunnels as you wind down enclosed tubes. It is easy to spend a whole day at Sun Splash too as they have an onsite restaurant where you can find delicious grub. Make sure to hit up this attraction before it closes for the season!
Grab a Summer Beverage
Labor Day Weekend is not just all about the kids having fun; let the adults live it up while in town and find a place to grab a delicious beverage from. Wicked Dolphin Rum is a local distillery that specializes in their mouthwatering rum. Only natural ingredients, including the Florida sugar cane, are used in each batch. Enjoy a rum flight so you can try each variety and sample their nuances or order up a cocktail that is crafted perfectly by their trained staff. If you are in the mood for a summer beer instead you will have plenty of brewery options in town including Big Storm Brewery and Eight-Foot Brewing. Each place offers hand crafted ales that feature your favorite styles such as lagers, IPAs, stouts, sours, and more. While Florida does not have any wineries in the area you can always stop at Good Intentions Uncorked for a huge selection of wine by the bottle or glass!
Try the Local Cuisine
When staying in a beachside locale like Cape Coral, you will want to make sure to try the food! Fish Tale Grill has the perfect seafood that is always freshly caught. Two Meatballs in the Kitchen offers some tasty Italian food that is never a bad choice. Or go design your own burger at Lehne Burger. With so many options to choose from you will never go hungry over Labor Day Weekend!
Cape Coral for Labor Day
The vote is in, and you and your family need to visit Cape Coral for Labor Day this year. Make sure to reserve one of our vacation rentals to have amenities such as canal access, pools, and much more.
If you are looking for the ideal way to start your summer break, look no further than Cape Coral. The beautiful sandy beaches of Florida can be your home away from home whenever you spend your Memorial Day Weekend with us. Cape Coral is one of Florida’s top destinations and features plenty of summer fun. Take a look at the many different ways that you can spend your Cape Coral Memorial Day weekend with us this year:
2023 Memorial Day Veterans 10K & 5K Races
Cape Coral is a premier destination that also has several different neighboring cities all around it. Our neighbors also showcase some fun and exciting Memorial Day events, such as the Memorial Day Veterans 10K & 5K race in Punta Gorda. This fishing village hosts this popular race each year to commemorate individuals in our military. The race includes options for both a 10K and 5K race, so you can run at your own comfort level. This year’s event is expected to take place on Monday May 29th, 2023. If you prefer to stay closer to your vacation rental in Cape Coral, the city will be hosting the Sandoval 5K Run/Walk. This smaller racing event also benefits local veterans and is great for those who wish to walk instead of run. The race starts at 7:00 AM on Monday May 29th, 2023.
Take a Splash at Sun Splash Family Waterpark
Memorial Day Weekend is a time best spent with family, so make sure to enjoy the many summer activities available in Cape Coral with your loved ones. This includes visiting Sun Splash Family Waterpark to cool off from the sun. This seasonal waterpark is open by the time Memorial Day Weekend arrives, allowing you to explore its 14 acres of thrilling waterslides, kids play area, and lazy river. There are over 30 different water rides to choose from allowing you and your family to have a blast all day long. No outside food or drinks are allowed but you will find plenty of food to hold you over inside the park. Sun Splash Family Water Park is open on weekends from 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM. Holiday hours may be in effect for the Memorial Day Weekend.
Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery
Let the adults have some fun on their own during your Memorial Day visit by stopping by Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery. This local distillery has award winning spirits with their rum being the most recognized. This family-owned business uses only Florida sugar cane and local natural ingredients for each small batch of rum. The distillery taproom is where you can enjoy a flight of their tasty spirits along with trying out a cocktail made by hand. Make sure to grab a bottle of your favorite rum variant to have back at your vacation rental for a night cap!
Stop by the Beach
Staying in Cape Coral puts you in close proximity to some of Florida’s most beautiful beaches. You will find the only community beach in Cape Coral located at Yacht Club Community Park. This man-made beach features pristine white sand and a beautiful stretch of shoreline. The park is also found right on the Caloosahatchee River, so you can go kayaking down it as well. Approximately 12 miles away from Cape Coral visitors will find Lovers Key State Park. This a group of four barrier islands with Lovers Key Beach being found on Lovers Key, the main island. This beach is known for being on the quiet side, making it a great spot to lay out in the sun or paddle board around the shore. Since you will be entering a state park there will be a small entrance fee.
Spend Time at the Tom Allen Memorial Butterfly Garden
Cape Coral is also home to the Tom Allen Memorial Butterfly Garden where native butterfly species are preserved from predators. This garden is a great place for a quieter moment during your Memorial Day Weekend activities. Guests are able to see all stages of life for a butterfly in person and enjoy a guided tour throughout the facility. Best of all, free tours are offered every morning on Mondays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Don’t miss out on visiting the Tom Allen Memorial Butterfly Garden located at Rotary Park in Cape Coral.
The Memorial Day Fun Never Ends
These are a few different ways you and your family are able to get out and see Cape Coral for Memorial Day Weekend. The only way to experience the best stay in town is by reserving one of our vacation rentals in the area. You can enjoy luxury properties located right by the river with private docks and private swimming pools. Take a look now to find your favorite rental just in time for Memorial Day.
Mother’s Day is a special time of year when we celebrate the person who brought us into this world: our beloved mothers. Typically this holiday is often celebrated with a quick trip to the store to buy her some flowers and maybe a card to go with it. Really show how much you care by gifting your mother with a trip she will remember. There is no place better than Cape Coral here in Florida. She will find a tropical paradise waiting for her that is beautiful to explore around Mother’s Day. There are also plenty of local attractions and activities to see too. Take a look at what your mother can expect to find here while celebrating Mother’s Day in Cape Coral:
Hit the Spa
Any vacation getaway calls for the opportunity to where someone can relax and feel rejuvenated. Your mother can experience that completely by visiting a local spa during her visit to Cape Coral. Have her stop by Aurora Mists a local business that has been serving the community of Cape Coral for over 5 years. The therapists are all licensed and certified in the state of Florida and provide services such as massages and facials. Drop in on certain days to receive a discount on special services! You simply cannot go wrong here. Forever Young Bodyworks also features incredible services such as massages, body wraps, facials, and more. They even offer hair and nail care services such as pedicures and manicures too!
Treat Her to Mother’s Day Dinner
Treat your mother to an extravagant evening complete with a wonderful meal here in Cape Coral. There is no place more exciting and delicious than Rumrunners. This local upscale eatery features a vast fresh seafood and steak menu and a full-service bar. The patio seating has direct views of the water too especially around sunset. This is how fine dining was meant to be enjoyed. Cape Coral also has a variety of casual restaurants to enjoy. Point 57 Kitchen & Cocktails. This chic dining establishment offers a variety of New American cuisine, cocktails, wine, and even a Sunday brunch. For Mexican food, you simply cannot go wrong with Monarca’s Authentic Mexican Cuisine Bar & Grill. Their decorative restaurant features festive entrees and a variety of margarita flavors to drink. The Hawaiian fajitas are a local favorite since they first opened in 2013. Try any of these restaurants for Mother’s Day!
Try a Flight at Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery
Vacation is the perfect time to let your mother have a bit of fun and try a flight of award-winning small-batch rum at Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery. This local distillery uses only Florida cane sugar for each of its delicious concoctions. Visitors are able to take a behind-the-scenes tour and see how it is all made. Now that is some fun here in Cape Coral!
Take Her on a Dolphin Tour
When you stay in Cape Coral you will be practically right on the beach. Take advantage of the beachside fun by booking your mother on a dolphin tour provided by Banana Bay Tour Company. Their award-winning tours are a local favorite activity to do especially in the warm weather around Mother’s Day. Each tour takes you along Caloosahatchee River before you enter San Carlos Bay. From here, visitors will be taken around Sanibel Island and to locations in the water where dolphins are known to frolic and play. The Dolphin Sunset Cruise is an hour and a half long and will always be remembered. Or try out the Ecological Dolphin & Lunch tour where samples of ocean life will be shown off to those on the tour along with having lunch provided. There is nothing more memorable than seeing some dolphins and manatees in their natural habitat!
Book One of our Cape Coral Rentals
The best way to make sure your mother has an adventure she will always remember is by reserving one of our vacation rentals here in the area. She will have access to a private home that includes spacious living room areas, gourmet kitchens, and spacious patios. Many of our properties feature huge outdoor yards with swimming pools and net coverings right along the canal. These properties also feature boat dock access so you can take her out on the water for some incredible sights. Our properties come in a variety of sizes and will ensure that everyone coming into town will have plenty of space around them. Don’t just take our word for it; find the vacation rental you think your mother will love in our property listing and book the stay for Mother’s Day. There is nowhere better than Cape Coral!
Have you ever dreamed of a waterfront Christmas? Well in Cape Coral, fondly nicknamed the Waterfront Wonderland, those dreams become a reality! Get a property right on the water, or opt for something more landlocked—either way, wherever you stay in the city you won’t be far from lovely views, as our city waterways boast hundreds of miles of canals primed for boating, kayaking, and fishing. Besides visiting local eateries with fresh-caught seafood, shopping, and outdoor recreation, there’s also plenty you can do to celebrate Christmas in Cape Coral, Florida. If you’re ready for a unique Christmas vacation, book your Christmas getaway to Cape Coral!
Attend the Annual Holiday Festival of Lights Event in Downtown Cape Coral
One of the best things about booking your vacation to Cape Coral now is that it gives you plenty of time to plan for Christmas festivities, such as the annual Holiday Festival of Lights. This local holiday event is one we look forward to every year and is perfect for those visiting earlier in December. Put on by the Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce, this family-friendly event is free to the public, and often draws locals and visitors alike. Take the kids to get a picture with Santa, zip down the snow drift slide, and let the little ones ride the Tiny Tots train around the vibrant holiday wonderland. A must-attend event if you visit during this time, you’ll find this year’s festival is on Saturday, December 3rd, 2022!
Immerse Yourself in the Beauty of Cape Coral
Whether you’re a fan of nature walks or itching to get out onto the water, you’ll find that this season is a terrific time to enjoy the outdoors in Cape Coral. Without the oppressive humidity in the air, the temperatures are moderate and you can participate in a number of outdoor activities. Rent a boat to cruise around the city and out to the Gulf beyond or get some kayaks to explore the neighborhood by water. Grab a fishing rod and head out at sunrise to find the catch of the day—if you’re not a fan of fishing, you can visit natural attractions like the Rotary Park nature walk and the Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve. Whether you’re searching for a Christmas rental right near the beauty of nature or want a specific feature, it’s time to book your getaway now to ensure you get the one you want!
Get into the Christmas Spirit in Cape Coral
There are plenty of things you can do to celebrate the holidays in Cape Coral! Visit some of our outdoor shopping malls for an array of holiday lights, and squeeze in a bit of last-minute shopping while you’re at it! Saturday, December 17th, 2022 marks the annual Northwest Cape Coral Boat Parade, where you can gather along the canals to watch a bright caravan of boats decorated for the holidays. If you’re here earlier in the month, you can attend the North Ft. Meyers Christmas Parade, just a short drive away.
If you missed the Christmas festival at the beginning of the month, you’ll find another winter fest on December 17th, 2022 at the Mercola Market for the Mid Cape Winter Fest. This festival runs from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., and will feature local food trucks with delicious menus, crafts for the kids, lenders selling Christmas gifts, festive holiday lights, and more! The cafe area offers a spot to sit back and relax with a local beer or glass of wine. A great event to do right before the holiday, it deserves a spot on any Cape Coral Christmas itinerary!
Experience Christmas on the Canals in a Cape Coral Vacation Rental
When you’re not participating in lively Christmas events or exploring Cape Coral’s natural wonders, you’ll likely be relaxing back at your vacation home. If you’re looking for a Cape Coral vacation rental with that perfect home-away-from-home vibe that’s a must-have for a Christmas vacation, you’ll find it in an hour selection of Cape Coral Christmas rentals. We offer tons of locations all throughout town, so wherever you want to be near for your Christmas vacation, we likely have a rental in that area.
Of course, you’ll find fully equipped kitchens in our Cape Coral Christmas rentals, allowing you to cook as much or as little as you’d like for the big holiday. Our Cape Coral rentals have beautiful outdoor areas, so you can take advantage of the moderate winter weather and admire the views over the canals. Some of our Christmas rentals even offer heated pools and jacuzzies! The holidays are a busy vacation time in Cape Coral, so Take a look at our Cape Coral Christmas rentals and give us a call as soon as you know which one you’d like to book!
Thanksgiving is a time of year many of us look forward to. It marks a time at the busy end of the year where we can all take a day to slow down and enjoy the company of our loved ones. However, there’s times when the holiday can become a little stressful, especially if you’re hosting or cooking—and after a few years of that, you might be ready for a Thanksgiving getaway to Cape Coral!
Cape Coral is one of the best Thanksgiving vacation destinations—with moderate weather, plenty of sunshine, and miles of city canals to explore, it can be a much-needed reprieve from the cold back home. And even if you’re not coming from a place with seasons, living life right on the water is a Thanksgiving experience everyone should have at least once! With family-friendly vibes, tons of excellent restaurants, and Gulf coast beaches just a boat ride away, Cape Coral is undeniably a stellar place for a holiday vacation. In fact, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about booking your Thanksgiving Cape Coral stay!
The Best Cape Coral Rentals for Thanksgiving
All of our Cape Coral homes are unique, but often have common features such as beautiful private pools covered by lanais, flat screen TVs, and a sense of professional décor that doesn’t depart from that home-like feeling. Our rentals offer a place where your Thanksgiving vacation can feel like a celebration in a home away from home—whether it’s a huge family trip, a Friendsgiving getaway, or even just a vacation with the kids, we have a Cape Coral rental that will be the ideal fit for you. As a bonus, we have a variety of pet-friendly rentals, allowing you to bring the entire family to Cape Coral for Thanksgiving!
Cape Coral Rentals with a Variety of Locations
Canal front homes with gorgeous views, homes right on a lake, and even homes located off the canals—our amazing portfolio of Thanksgiving rentals has it all. We’re proud to offer some of the best variety in Cape Coral, with homes located in every area of Cape Coral—so whether you want to be right near downtown by a wide selection of eateries and bars or crave a more secluded feeling in a quiet neighborhood, we can deliver a Thanksgiving rental that you’ll fall in love with. If you’re looking for a certain style of outdoor recreation, such as bicycling or kayaking, we even have some vacation rentals that come with that equipment available for your use. With so many options, you can truly have the Cape Coral Thanksgiving getaway of your dreams!
Cape Coral Thanksgiving Rentals with Fully Equipped Kitchens
When you’re booking a Thanksgiving vacation, often the first thing you’ll look at is the kitchens. We’re pleased to say that our Cape Coral rentals offer fully equipped kitchens—heat up a pre-made Thanksgiving feast easily, or endeavor to create your own. Either way, you can rest assured that you’ll have high-quality appliances that will allow you to cook the Thanksgiving dinner of a lifetime. At the very least, you’ll have everything you need to make amazing drinks and snacks at home if you’re planning on going out for Thanksgiving dinner or ordering a meal in. Every home has a different style, but you can usually find generously sized dining tables and plenty of extra seating to fit the entire family!
Enjoy Thanksgiving to the Fullest Right on the Canals
The best thing about getting away to Cape Coral is the opportunity to live life on the water. Wake up and kayak through your neighborhood, getting to know the canals like a local. Or spend an afternoon fishing right from your Thanksgiving rental’s private dock. The possibilities are endless when you’re right on the water, and even if you’re not a watersports person you’ll have plenty outside to keep you entertained, from private heated pools to bubbling hot tubs. Our homes are well-equipped for outdoor living, often with screened lanais, BBQ grills, and outdoor dining furniture.
Amazing Amenities in Our Cape Coral Thanksgiving Vacation Homes
The outstanding features in our Cape Coral rentals don’t stop there! Bedrooms in our Cape Coral rentals are primed for relaxation, often with king and queen beds, and ensuite bathrooms featuring things like walk-in showers and oversized tubs. We also have lots of homes with bedroom layouts made for the kids, with multiple bunk beds—ideal for a family holiday getaway. Private entrances to the outside, flat screen TVs, and more can all be found in our Cape Coral properties!
Reserve Your Cape Coral Thanksgiving Vacation Rental with Vacanza Rentals Today!
At Vacanza Rentals, we’re here to help you make your Cape Coral Thanksgiving vacation dreams a reality. Call our friendly team and we’ll help you pick out your Thanksgiving rental today!
Cape Coral is the definition of life on the water—hundreds of miles of canals form a giant playground for those looking to participate in a bit of water recreation, and it’s one of the few places where you can boat to your favorite restaurant. Besides all the water activities you can splash into, you’ll also find lots of things to do locally, including outdoor recreation, indoor activities, family-friendly fun, and great local dining—just to name a few! To add to the attractiveness of our unique locale, we’re also less than an hour from tropical Gulf Coast beaches, as well as Fort Meyers which offers tons of additional things to do. If you’ve been looking for the perfect vacation destination, you’ve found it, so start planning your Memorial Day Cape Coral getaway today!
Live Life on the Canals
Spend Memorial Day on the water, taking a picnic along on the boat as you cruise up and down the Caloosahatchee River marveling at the sights, or spend the morning fishing for a fresh catch to BBQ up for a Memorial Day dinner. Besides providing plenty of ground to cover in the city, canals also lead out to the river and other interesting areas like the spreader canals, where one side borders the Matlacha Pass Aquatic Preserve. You’ll never run out of ways to enjoy life on the water when you visit Cape Coral for Memorial Day!
Explore Local Cape Coral Attractions
From the Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery to the Sun Splash Family Waterpark, you’ll find there’s an array of activities to be explored in Cape Coral. Stop by Gator Mike’s Family Fun Park for a selection of thrills ranging from go-karts to carnival rides—there’s even mini-golf, which can make for a great date night activity! If you’d like to learn more about the unique terrain of Cape Coral and how the city came to be, be sure to stop by the Cape Coral Museum of History, where you can educate yourself on what makes Cape Coral a one-of-a-kind place! Just over the bridge in Fort Myers, you’ll find the IMAG History and Science Center, which can be a great way to escape the heat of the day and where the kids will love the interactive exhibits.
Visit State Parks and Wildlife Watch
Cape Coral is home to many escapes that a nature lover would put at the top of their list! Right in town, you’ll find the Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve, a wetland preserve that features walking trails through mangrove forests, along with kayak rentals so you can explore the preserve by water. To the west of Cape Coral lies the Matlacha Pass Aquatic Preserve, where you can kayak and fish, as well as watch for birds and other wildlife. There are hiking and paddling trails that provide access to the preserve, or you can sign up for a tour with a local company like Gulf Coast Kayak.
Adventure to Fort Myers and Beyond
Beyond the additional eateries and activities in Fort Myers, you’ll also find that Sanibel Island and Fort Myers Beach are less than an hour’s drive away! Make a day trip of it and pack along with snacks and a picnic lunch to enjoy at the beach, or even bring your own BBQ supplies in a cooler and use the beach charcoal grills to whip up a Memorial Day BBQ. Popular beaches on Sanibel Island include Lighthouse Beach Park and Bowman’s Beach, and on Fort Meyers Beach Bowditch Point and Crescent Beach Family Park are sure to be bustling spots. Even better, if you book a vacation rental with private dock space, you can rent or bring your own boat and be zipping to the Gulf in a fraction of the time it would take to drive!
Enjoy Memorial Day the Cape Coral Way
Kick back with a cocktail and observe the sunset over the Caloosahatchee River from the deck at The Boathouse or take your own boat to dinner at Rumrunners—these are just a few of the ways you can relax on Memorial Day weekend, and you’ll find there are several Cape Coral restaurants that you can boat to! Other favorites include the Nauti Mermaid Dockside Bar and Grill or try The Dek Bar and Ralph’s Place for live music. However you celebrate, you’ll find tons to do this Memorial Day weekend in Cape Coral!
Reserve Your Memorial Day Vacation Rental with Us Today!
Your Cape Coral vacation begins with your dream vacation rental, and that’s where we come in! Our canal-front homes can include features such as private lanai-covered pools, private docks, BBQ grills, large flat-screen TVs, and everything else you need for a fantastic Memorial Day getaway. To learn more about reserving one of our Cape Coral properties for Memorial Day weekend, give us a call today!
It’s that time of year again, when the Easter holiday is coming up and you’re starting to get anxiety about holiday planning—so why not do something totally different and go on an Easter vacation to Cape Coral instead? It’s the perfect idea for a blissful holiday vacation, and visitors to the area will find much to keep them busy, whether it’s fishing on over 400 miles of canals or relaxing with a local brew after a day exploring out in the sun. Besides abundant outdoor recreation, you’ll find the local dining scene offers everything you could want, and churches that offer local Easter Sunday services to complete your holiday if that’s on your list! Basically, it’ll be the easiest decision you’ve ever made, and will be an unforgettable Cape Coral holiday experience—it always is when you spend Easter in Cape Coral!
Welcome to the Waterfront Wonderland
When you visit Cape Coral, you’ll find your backyard is your own playground, as the city boasts hundreds of miles of canals ripe for exploration! Whether you’re a simple kayaker or an avid boater, you’ll find adventure out on the water—and several of our vacation homes offer amenities such as kayaks available for use and private docks if you’d like to bring your own boat or rent one. Spend Easter morning on a sunrise kayak trip or spend the day out cruising the Caloosahatchee River and adventure out to the Gulf. Either way, you’ll find a way to enjoy the good weather and waterfront lifestyle for your Easter vacation, from catching some sun out on the dock to swimming in your private lanai-covered pool.
Dine Out for Easter Brunch
Another great thing about visiting Cape Coral for Easter is that you can take advantage of all the delicious local restaurants for your holiday meals, from Easter brunch to Saturday evening dinner. Popular local restaurants are all over town, but one standout is always The Boathouse, as it offers sweeping views of the Caloosahatchee River and has dock parking for your boat! Otherwise, you’ll find everything from upscale waterfront dining to vibrant and eclectic sports bars and grills. With such a wide variety of restaurants in Cape Coral, you have lots of options for your Easter meals!
Visit the Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve
Visitors to Cape Coral find much to do when they’re not living the canal life, including exploring local state parks and nature preserves. Right in town just off the river you’ll find the Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve, where you can see the classic Florida wetlands up close, with a scenic walking trail and an educational visitor’s center. It also offers a kayak launch if you have your own, or seasonally you can rent one and discover the preserve by water. You might spot wildlife such as eagles and herons, and there’s two observation piers in addition to a picnic area. Whether it’s on Easter or another vacation day, it’s a lovely spot to explore and stop to enjoy a homemade lunch!
Spend a Day Visiting Tropical Gulf Beaches
Whether you get there by boat or car, tropical Gulf Coast beaches on Sanibel Island and Fort Meyers Beach are only a quick trip away, and an easy destination for a day trip to the beach. Explore stunning beaches and hunt for rare seashells—the beaches in this area are famous for offering some of the best shells in the country! There’s even a beach park off the causeway from Fort Meyers to Sanibel Island, giving you a beach day where you’re almost entirely surrounded by sparkling coastal waters. When you stay in Cape Coral, it’s all within easy reach, and if you have your own boat, the canals are just the beginning of the adventure!
Local Churches in Cape Coral
On Easter Sunday if you want to attend a worship service, you will find many options in Cape Coral. Local churches include many different denominations, and you can find a comprehensive list by searching on Google Maps. Some nearby churches include Providence Christian Church, Cape Christian, Cape Alliance Church, Cape Coral Community Church, New Hope Church, Grace Baptist Church, Christ Lutheran Church, and even more. When you spend your Easter vacation in Cape Coral, you’ll always have options.
Vacanza Rentals—Your Host for Your Easter Vacation to Cape Coral!
Vacanza Rentals vacation homes have it all for an Easter vacation to Cape Coral and offer some of the finest accommodations in town for immersing yourself in the best of canal front living. From fishing on your own dock to boating to your favorite restaurants, you can truly live on the water. It all starts with your Easter vacation home! We offer properties all over town, with unique amenities and locations. Give us a call to learn more and book your Easter vacation rental today!