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Does Useppa Island have a beach?

Does Useppa Island have a beach?

The 2,426 acre park has nine miles of pristine beach and is known as a Gulf Cost paradise. There are many activities to be had at the park from swimming in the beautiful water to taking a hike in the nature trails. This is a great way to explore more of Useppa’s surrounding beauty.

Is Useppa Island private?

Useppa Island is a 100 acre bridgeless private island club located within the waterways of Pine Island Sound. Our island is the premier destination for Floridian boaters, seasonal out of state residents and international travelers.

Where in Florida is Useppa Island?

Pine Island Sound
Useppa Island is an island located near the northern end of Pine Island Sound in Lee County, Florida, United States. It has been known for luxury resorts since the late 19th century, and it is currently the home of the private Useppa Island Club.

How many homes are on Useppa Island?

115 homes
With only 115 homes on Useppa, people know each other or welcome those they don’t know.

How do I use Useppa?

The island is accessible only by boat or seaplane—and has golf carts instead of automobiles. The ferry runs daily on a precise schedule, leaving five times a day from Bokeelia and docking at the Useppa Island Club Marina, and returning to Bokeelia five times a day.

Who lives on Little Bokeelia?

Current owners Tom and Elizabeth Munz bought the house and acreage in 1989 for $1.5 million and now have it on the market for a cool $29.5 million.

Can I visit Useppa Island?

Still reachable only by boat, the island now is home to an exclusive club. Members can reach Useppa by private vessel or the club’s ferry service. The public also is allowed limited access through daily excursions from Captiva Island.

Can you drive to Useppa Island?

The island has no cars and no roads, but there is a long list of activities for Useppa Island Club members and guests to enjoy. Many are water-based sports that involve boats, including kayak excursions, catboat races, deep-sea fishing charters and nearshore fishing for species such as tarpon, snook and redfish.

Who owns Cabbage Key?

About 97 percent of the island is owned by Robert and Phyllis Wells, who bought it in 1976. They raised two sons here, who now manage Cabbage Key and their fishing lodge, Tarpon Lodge, across the sound on Pine Island. You never know who’s going to stop by Cabbage Key.

Who owns Burgess Island?

How much money is on the wall at Cabbage Key?

Lunch!! Since then, many people have left their dollar bills with personalized messages on this restaurant which now covers over $70,000 worth of George Washington wallpaper.

How long is the boat ride from Captiva to Cabbage Key?

A water taxi ride or boat tours from Captiva Island to Cabbage Key can take about an hour. It’s an eight-mile boat ride to Cabbage Key. At Jensen’s Marina™, you can take a tour by island water taxi to this beautiful secluded island.

What do you need to know about Useppa Island?

Answer the calls from only the water, the birds, beach and fish. Relaxation is inevitable. Useppa Island maintains the Old Florida traditions of the finest service, food, drink and Southern hospitality. We can help you coordinate a custom event, whether it be for business or pleasure.

When did the Beckstead family buy Useppa Island?

In 1976, when the Beckstead family purchased Useppa Island and began the Island’s metamorphosis into what exists today, Useppa Property Company was there. For the past 40 years, our on-island real estate office has been involved with the development and evolution of this unique, world-renowned Island Club.

Where to go on Useppa Island in Bokeelia?

Hotels near Useppa IslandHotels near Bokeelia Fishing PierHotels near Promised Land MangoesHotels near Barbara Sumwalt Useppa Island Historical MuseumHotels near Museum of the IslandsHotels near FruitscapeHotels near Mel Meo StudioHotels near Bokeelia Art GalleryHotels near The Mango FactoryHotels near Island Conclave Gallery & Event Center

Is there an island club in South Florida?

Membership to the Club is available to all who wish for the use of the finest, most exclusive island destination in south west Florida. Come for lunch, cool off in the pool or stay overnight with friends in one of our luxurious island accommodations.