Here at Palm Island Vacation, we've compiled a bunch of links around the area of things to do, places to shop and other items of interest. All the links will open a new window on your browser. Take your time, relax and explore the area so you can plan an even better vacation experience. There are also a few additional links located on the Getting There page near the bottom.
At Your Island Service
Concierge Service – Fishing gear, bait, groceries, beach umbrellas, bike rental, kayak rental, paddle board rental, and more. 352.484.8291
Need some assistance while you're enjoying your vacation on Don Pedro Island?
Please contact Heather for just about anything you can imagine. She's right here on the island and is very responsive. Simply give her a call!
Important area numbers and links. Always dial 9-1-1 in an Emergency.
Whether you're staying at Cruz Del Sur or Dolphin Beach, we hope you'll find these links useful for a more enjoyable stay on Don Pedro Island.
Local excusions all around the barrier islands
The store manager will fill your grocery order in advance of your arrival at no charge. Their number is 941-698-1699 then ext. 3, and then ext. 4, and ask for the manager. The fax number is 941-698-4282.
Heather will do all your shopping for you and have it at your rental property when you arrive. 352-484-8291
Note: Local knowledge of waterways is useful due to shallow drafts and shifting sandbars. Ask local boaters for assistance before departing.
They will deliver the boat to the dock
Abes Boat Rentals
They will deliver the boat to the dock for a minimum 3 day rental. Located at the Cape Haze marina
They will deliver the boat to the dock for a minimum 3 day rental
Watersports & Recreation
Recreation & Entertainment
General Area Information Official Site
Salty Girls Transportation Services 24/365
Car service to and from most area airports as well as local restaurants, Publix, Walmart and other area destinations.
The ferry service on and off the island.
If you need to leave the island an hour early, or an hour later than normal hours, contact the Palm Island Transit office ahead of time at (941) 697-8809 to arrange a special pick up. Palm Island Transit may be able to accommodate your request.
Offers water taxi service to Leverocks and Rum Bay docks. Pickup at the Rum Bay docks. Other excursions available. 941-697-5777
Fishing Information (licenses)
Catch All Charters (on island) 941.662.5782
Bait & Tackle
Mullet Tackle & Gifts
Lemon Bay Animal Hospital
Florida Shell Identification
Scooters & Segway
Cribs to Go
Dining Out In Englewood & Venice
Beach Road Bistro
The New Faull Inn
Farlows On The Water
Ephesus Mediterranean Grill
Nicolas Italian Kitchen
Vino Loco Wine
Lock & Key Restaurant
Sharkys On The Pier
The Crow's Nest
Joe Maxx Coffee
Shopping / Dining / Galleries
Jon Hatch Gallery
Boca Grande Chamber of Commerce
Visit Olde Englewood Village
Saint Armands Circle Sarasota
University Town Center
Ellenton Premium Outlets