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Island and Sailing Links

We would like to share with you some of our island and sailing business collegues with whom we love to do business. Click on their name to go to their website. Alondra


Tarpon Lodge: the historic lodge and restaurant where Alondra resides from September - May


Tarpon Lodge Restaurant: dine in a beautiful historic Florida setting.

Lazy Flamingo: Marina side pub-type dining.


Shopping, Recreation and More:

Koucky Studio: Captain Chuck's other "job" -- a pottery studio featuring the work of potter, Chuck Koucky Studios. Pottery classes available November through April.

Bokeelia Fishing Pier: Located at the northern tip of Pine Island stretching into the waters of Charlotte Harbor, the Bokeelia Fishing Pier is known by many as the place to come for Snapper, Red Fish, Snook, Grouper, Mackerel and Sheep head just to name a few. No fishing license required.

Traders Hitching Post: Beautiful Native American Jewelry in silver, gold, turquoise and more

Matlacha Menagerie: A colorful and unique shop in the heart of Matlacha.

Specialty Shops:

CW Fudge and Ice Cream: fresh home-made fudge (over 20 varieties) Gourmet Popcorn, (over 30 flavors). Queenies Ice Cream locally made hand-dipped, cards, gifts and more.

Must Reads about and from our Area

Books by Robert N Macomber

Books by Gerald Hausman

Guide to the Arts on Pine Island - Beautiful 4 color guide to the arts and history destinations here on Pine Island, Calendar of local arts events from November - April.

Pine Island Eagle - our local newspaper


Community Services:

Greater Pine Island Chamber of Commerce


Sailing Certification: ASA certified Sailing School.