St James City A truly unique community and fishing village on the southern most tip of Pine Island, the largest island in Florida. Here you’ll find cool breezes, beautiful scenery, tropical landscapes and fruits, and home to the most laid back and friendly people. Here you will find some of the finest boating and fishing in all of Florida, with close proximity to Ft Myers Beach, Sanibel Island, Cayo Costa State Park, Cabbage Key, Useppa Island, Boca Grande and The Gulf of Mexico. VIDEO
Pine Island is located in Lee County, on the Gulf of Mexico coast of southwest Florida, it is also the largest island in Florida and 118th largest island in the United States. The Intracoastal Waterway passes between Pine Island and Sanibel Island just a few miles to the west.
Only 30 minutes from Fort Myers but a world apart. Not a single stop light on the entire island!
Matlacha is one of five communities on Pine Island, although technically, it is located on a smaller island in Matlacha Pass, east of Pine Island. It is an "Old Florida" fishing village, home to many brightly colored art galleries, island boutiques, seafood restaurants, and traditional Floridian cottages. VIDEO
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