South Venice, Florida Attractions

South Venice, Florida Attractions
The southwest town of South Venice, Fla., is a place for visitors to relax on white, sandy beaches with clear waters and enjoy outdoor areas such as parks and lakes. Located near Interstate 75 and several national parks and beach areas, guests can enjoy the Florida sunshine while visiting several area attractions. When not enjoying the surrounding nature, guests find entertainment in the area restaurants and downtown shopping area. The city also is located about an hour and a half south of Tampa and north of Fort Myers.

Green Water Charters

For a few hundred dollars, a couple or a group of people can enjoy the clear waters of South Venice and surrounding areas. Captain Wayne Matthew Glass, the guide, takes guests out for fishing trips and sea excursions throughout the year. The fourth-generation Floridian will be able to share his many years of fishing experience all around Florida and tour them around southwest Florida.

Green Water Charters
893 Clematis Road
Venice, FL 34293
(941) 232-6353‎
captmattglass.com

Jacaranda West Country Club

At Jacaranda West Country Club, members can enjoy sport activities like golf and tennis and participate in social events. With several tennis courts and an 18-hole golf course, they will stay in shape and remain entertained at a scenic location. Guests also can enjoy the clubhouse for lunch, dinner and special events like card games, trivia, bingo and fashion shows.

Jacaranda West Country Club
1901 Jacaranda Blvd.
Venice, FL 34293
(941) 497-5361
jacwestcc.com

Pelican Pointe Golf and Country Club

The residential community and golf club offers a 27-hole golf course and 1,000 acres of greenery and wetlands. The gated entry provides safety and exclusiveness for the 1,355 homes in the community, which also offers a junio Olympic swimming pool, two tennis courts, a fitness center and 22,000-square-foot clubhouse for dining and special events. The award-winning golf course also includes a putting green and a chipping and pitching green.

Pelican Pointe Golf and Country Club
499 Derbyshire Drive
Venice, FL 34285
(941) 496-4653‎
pelicanpointeclub.com

Article Written By Lisa Floyd

Lisa Floyd is a freelance writer who specializes in music, travel, food and education, among other topics. Since 2000, she has written for several print and online publications including "The Red & Black" newspaper, "Southern Distinction" magazine and various websites. Floyd holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Georgia.

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