The Gasparilla Inn & Club


Boca Grande, Florida

Brief Overview

The Gasparilla Inn & Club, once a famed Private Club, is now a complete destination resort! Located on a barrier island between Sarasota and Ft. Myers, FL, this historic and recently renovated 137 room property boasts a wonderful beach, island golf, spa on the beach, full salon, tennis, croquet and a 250+ slip marina. The resort offers accommodations in The Main Inn, as well as surrounding cottages and is as perfect for a family vacation as it is for a sportsman’s adventurous getaway, a legendary wedding or a romantic honeymoon.

Uniquely Gasparilla

You choose a Full AmericanPlan (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner), a Modified American Plan (Breakfast & Dinner) or a room only plan. Boca Grande is widely known as the tarpon fishing capital of the world. They also have a wonderful culinary weekend every January – (January 11-13, 2013).

Top Client Profiles

1) Couples Getaways 2) Golfers 3) Active Families 4) Fishermen/women 5) Ladies Getaway weekends & Family Holidays

Value Added

Morning coffee, tea, newspaper in lobby, Afternoon tea and cookies during social season, Wireless Internet, Use of Fitness Facilities, Pools (Gulf-front family heated pool and heated spa lap pool), special family events and activities during holiday and Family Spring Break periods.

Resort Fee

No resort fee. They do have a 12.5% service charge in lieu of gratuity.

Activities on Resort

Secluded white sandy beaches

A Pete Dye 18-hole golf course (6,811 yards long)

Two swimming pools (one is oceanfront)

Full Service Spa and Salon

Five Dining Options & three lounges

Seven hart-tru tennis courts

Three croquet lawns

250+ slip boat marina (accommodating up to 60 ft. long boats)

Some of the finest shelling in Florida

Recent Awards

Gary Gaylean’s Golf Letter

Golf Digest

Condé Nast Top 20 Florida Golf Resorts

Condé Nast Top 100 Resort Spa

Things To Do In The Village Of Boca Grande

Boutique Shopping, Art Galleries, Restaurants, Boca Grande Historical Lighthouse, Fishing & Boating Charters, Island Bike Path

The Best Time To Go (when the weather is great and the rates are low)

Mid-October, November, Early-December

The Most Going On (peak season)

December, January, February, March, April

The Best Price Period

Mid-October, November – December 20, 2012, April – July

Complimentary Personalized Amenity

Snacks Platter & Sparkling Water

Welcome Floral Arrangement

Spa Products Gift Basket

Room Types

Standard Accommodations

Standard Accommodations with Lanai

Standard Accommodations with Parlor


Twin Bedrooms (can be bridged to king beds if needed)

The Best of the Best Accommodations: Presidential Suite (2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, full parlor, and porch with outside deck.)

Most Romantic Accommodations: Honeymoon Suite 301 (2 bathrooms, large living room and balcony)

Most Family Friendly Accommodations: Cottages (1-4 bedrooms, lanais, living room); connected rooms in The Inn


Fly: Coral Creek Airport (Private) 15 minutes

       Sarasota (SRQ) 1 hour

       Fort Myers (RSW) 1 hour

       Tampa (TPA) 2 hours

Car & Driver from Airports

       Sedan up to 4 people $143 from airports

Boat Captain or Sea Plane service is also available to the resort

Rate Ranges And Seasons

Peak Season (Social Season) is December 21 – March 31. Rates start at $385/night ++

Shoulder Seasons are October – December 20 and April – July 8. Rates start at $255/night ++

Thanksgiving Week starts at $275/ night ++

Summer Season/Independence Day starts at $225/night ++

You Tube Links

Brochures/Collateral Available

History Brochure

Spa Tariff

Golf Fact Sheet

Tariff Schedule with recreational pricing

Gasparilla Experience Magazine

January Food & Wine Event Info

Fishing Info (email)

Shelling & Birding Info (email)

Dining Options (email)

Gasparilla Meeting Experience Magazine

Full About

Once the playground for the nation’s elite, this historically registered resort is the perfect get away from it all! Located on a barrier island in southwest Florida, equidistant between Sarasota and Ft. Myers, The Gasparilla Inn & Club is a quaint and relaxing step back in time, reminiscent of old-Florida. Golf cart and bicycle transportation, friendly faces, natural beauty, pristine beaches and endless activities are what those looking to escape to Gasparilla Island and The Inn enjoy. In addition to white sandy beaches and world renowned golf, The Gasparilla Inn has an expansive Beach Club facility complete with Spa, Salon and Fitness Center, as well as tennis, croquet and a 250+ slip marina. It is the tarpon fishing capital of the world. With only 137 rooms, personalized service is what The Inn is known for. At 180+ acres, there is everything offered that you would expect from a world class resort, in a setting that other Florida resorts envy. This is truly Florida as it was meant to be!

Sunset Cruises

The Gasparilla Inn & Club welcomes you aboard our Classic Fleming 55' Motor Yacht for a beautiful sunset cruise! Enjoy the peaceful Gulf waters, watch the sunset and even witness some island wildlife while cruising the Boca Grande Pass.


Available for up to 12 passengers.$70.00 per person, plus tax. Price includes an hour and a half boat trip, soft drinks and dry snacks. A 24-hour cancellation policy applies. All trips depart/return via The Inn's Pink Elephant Boat Docks.


Seaplane Tours

Enjoy a bird's eye view of our spectacular island scenery! Exclusive island tours aboard the Boca Grande Seaplane Tours provide guests with a thrilling opportunity to fly over beautiful Gasparilla Island as well as the surrounding barrier islands.


Tours are available for up to three passengers. $250.00 per person, plus tax, for a 30-minute flight. A 24-hour cancellation policy applies. Daily hours of operation are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Airboat Tours

Escape to the beauty of the back country of the barrier islands as Capt. Tommy Locke pilots you through Florida's unspoiled habitat on an exciting airboat excursion!


The airboat can accommodate up to 4 passengers in addition to the captain. The trip is two hours at a rate of $300.00 plus tax, with each additional hour at $100 per hour.

Travel Advisor Contact Info