Transportation – Little Gasparilla Island

The four closest airports to Little Gasparilla Island are located in Sarasota/Bradenton, Fort Myers, Tampa and Punta Gorda. Logistics for visiting Little Gasparilla Island are unique in that there is no bridge or ferry service for cars to drive onto the island. The island is accessible only by water taxi or boat. Water taxi information and a list of boat rental companies is provided below.

Car Rentals

National car rental agencies are available at all regional airports.

The closest neighborhood rental agencies are located in Englewood and Port Charlotte.


Sarasota Bradenton International Airport

sarasota bradenton airport

Southwest Florida International Airport

southwest florida international airport

Tampa International Airport

Tampa international airport

Fly PGD – Punta Gorda Airport

Water Taxi

Pirates Water Taxi
Eldred’s Marina
6301 Boca Grande Causeway
Placida, FL 33947

Boat Rentals

Gasparilla Marina
15001 Gasparilla Road
Placida, FL 33946

Neptune Boat Rentals
260 Maryland Avenue
Englewood, FL 34224

Allure Boat Rentals
1937 Beach Road
Englewood, FL 34223

Goodtimes Boat Rentals
4238 El Jobean Road
Port Charlotte, FL 33953

Bay Breeze Boat Rentals
1450 Beach Road
Englewood, FL 34223

Chadwick Cove Boat Rentals
1815 Gulf Blvd
Englewood, FL 34223

Golf Cart Rentals

LGI Carts
lgi carts on little gasparilla island

THE Golf Cart Shop for Little Gasparilla Island.