One-of-a-kind hotels, resorts, venues and teambuilding activities await in the heart of a tropical wonderland for your next meeting, corporate retreat or incentive trip. Your attendees won’t have to fight crowds here, yet they’ll still enjoy easy access. Charming waterside views will greet your group at every turn while the area’s small-town, friendly atmosphere will make them feel right at home.
Opening Fall 2023: Sunseeker Resort Charlotte Harbor
The highly anticipated Sunseeker Resort Charlotte Harbor, opening in Fall 2023, has been created to exceed all expectations, from location and design to technology and views. Highlights include 785 guestrooms; 20 dining concepts; 60,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space with the largest ballroom offering 14,000+ square feet and unobstructed waterfront views; championship level Aileron Golf Club; 7,100-square-foot, state-of-the-art fitness center and a full-service luxury spa and salon.
Other stand-out accommodation choices include The Wyvern Hotel, a boutique hotel in downtown Punta Gorda, and the Suites at Fishermen’s Village. Both of these unique properties will put your attendees within steps of waterside shops, restaurants and entertainment venues.
Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center
An exceptional venue to consider is the scenic setting of the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center located on the shores of Charlotte Harbor in historic Downtown Punta Gorda. The center features a total of 44,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including an 18,000-square-foot Great Lawn, and waterfront views from the Main Hall. Superb catering, in-house audio/visual services and capacity to serve 1,000 for dining and 1,800 for a general session make this venue an ideal option for big groups. Plus, there are 457 hotel rooms and suites within a five-minute walk.
From inspiring venues like the Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens and cruises aboard the King Fisher Fleet, to exceptional beaches, restaurants and golf courses, an outdoor wonderland awaits for teambuilding and after-hours activities.
Dining out is always an enjoyable part of any gathering, and the culinary scene in Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach is ready to satisfy every foodie’s appetite with a variety of cuisines, original restaurants, award-winning chefs and inspiring waterside views.
Miles of white-sand beaches will keep your attendees happily entertained in their free time. They can also explore a water wonderland with boat rentals, kayak tours and sightseeing cruises. Sports-lovers can get their adrenaline fix on the water with fishing charters, parasailing and wave runners or tee off on more than 20 top-ranked golf courses. Biking and hiking trails abound for a look at untouched nature and fascinating wildlife. Your group will definitely see why our best side is outside!
The destination is close to Interstate I-75 and home to the Punta Gorda Airport (PGD). Other nearby airports include Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ), Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) and Tampa International Airport (TPA). Punta Gorda’s walkable downtown district, the numerous bike paths and light traffic make it easy to get around.
Jeff Berg, Senior Sales Manager – Meetings/Conventions