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... RV Resort in Bonita Springs. We first learned of this place last spring when we stayed on Marco Island. This resort was yet to be developed and we watched it's growth from it's infancy. So this was exciting to have it be a reality to stay here. Tomorrow is another day of relaxing although there is a 70 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms so we may need a plan ...
... which inspired the name of this travel blog entry.
Matlacha (Indian name meaning "water to the chin") is tethered to the mainland by the "fishingest bridge in the U.S.A." over Matlacha Pass. Kayakers come here to paddle placid backwaters through miles of mangroves on the Calusa Blueway. However, you can also spend time on dry land, checking out the ...
... is only I unsealed narrow road that provides access to very upmarket properties - either facing the ocean or the intercoastal waterway.
Properties are mostly 3 storied - elevated in the air by very large poles , providing cool air for ventilation and , uninterrupted views over the Gulf. I would call it Key West, Plantation style.
We stopped for a cool beer and shared pizza at the only Resort café on the Island , before biking on to the northern most part of the ...
... a really good meal too) to the more upmarket places where mains are $15 to $25 and more.
In the drinks department - there are generally only lager beers, mainly lite ones, offered at most restaurants, some have a darker draught style but only one or two. Cost usually about $3 for tap beers, maybe $4-5 for wine or 'well drinks'. There are some 'pubs' which have all sorts of beers, including Guinness even, (and they pour it correctly too!)
One pub called Frank n ...
... in Rome!!!!(or Naples even) They are so good.feast your eyes on the pictures,but don't drool on the screen!!! We had to walk round the mall ten times just to stop us all feeling to pogged,then back up to cape coral. ( note from editor and driver) I wish I could fall asleep and wake up back at the house!!!!! Here the weather is pants at home.........UNLUCKY!!!!!!!!!! Normal blog service will resume tommorrow(we are on holiday you know) ...