Saltwater anglers can fish from their boats or throw a line out into the surf. An amphitheater provides educational programs about the island’s ecology and history. For overnight stays, the park offers primitive cabins and tent camping which can be reserved through Reserve America up to 11 months in advance.
If you are interested in visiting Cayo Costa State Park we recommend you schedule a tour with Matlacha Boat Rides & Rentals. On this tour Captain Karl will point out the various things to do, the local wildlife and key points of interest. As an experienced seaman, Captain Karl always has fresh cold drinks on board and has room in his coolers for your drinks and perishable Items. Thinking of have a beach picnic? Don’t forget to reserve one of his classic wicker picnic baskets too!
PARK AMENITIES ON SITE
Cayo Costa is unlike any regular park, Cayo Costa is it’s own private island on the Gulf of Mexico so amenities are limited. Please take the time to view our video of Cayo Costa State Park as well to the right.
- Beautiful Gulf Views
- Fishing From Shore
- Lush Nature Trails
- Great Bird Watching