Yachting Communities in Lee County

From the Gulf of Mexico and Intracoastal Waterway to inland lakes, canals, and rivers, Southwest Florida communities enjoy endless boating and stunning sunsets


Admiralty Yacht Club | North Fort Myers
This gated waterfront community located on the northern shores of the Caloosahatchee River in North Fort Myers features condos and single-family homes. Community amenities include a marina, clubhouse, pool, tennis, and fishing pier. Golfing is also available at the adjacent public Riverbend Golf Club.

Buttonwood Harbor | North Fort Myers
This gated, waterfront community of 67 homes with frontage on the Caloosahatchee River is across the river from the historic Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers. There are private and deeded docks, a fishing pier, tennis courts, basketball, and more.

Caloosa Yacht and Racquet Club | Fort Myers
This gated riverfront community on the Caloosahatchee River is located along McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers. This established community offers both single-family homes and condos. Owners enjoy 56 deep-water boat slips in the marina with access to the Intracoastal Waterway, San Carlos Bay, and Pine Island Sound. The docks accept boats up to 36 feet in length. Amenities include the private Blue Coyote dinner club, community pool, tennis, a stocked fishing lake, and shuffleboard.

Cape Harbour | Cape Coral
Cape Harbour is a waterfront boating community with luxury homes situated on deep-water access canals with private docks, lakefront homes, and condos. Amenities include restaurants, shopping, tennis, a resort-style pool and clubhouse, and a marina with a boathouse and deep-water slips.

Catalpa Cove | South Fort Myers
Catalpa Cove is an upscale gated neighborhood consisting of 79 single-family homes ranging in size from 2,800 to more than 5,000 square feet. Each home includes a deeded dock situated on a deep-water access canal leading to the Caloosahatchee River. Amenities include 1,800 feet of lighted docks, a playground, a barbecue area, and tennis.

Emerald Cove | Cape Coral
Emerald Cove rests on Weatherly Lake, which connects to one of the largest freshwater canal systems in Cape Coral. There are miles of freshwater canals to explore, and a third of the homes in Emerald Cove are directly on Weatherly Lake. This gated community of 101 houses is located in central Cape Coral with amenities including a community pool, playground, party pavilion, private sandy beach, and fishing pier.

Gulf Harbour Yacht & Country Club | South Fort Myers
This gated, 1,600-residence community with a 186-slip, deep-water yacht basin and marina is located off McGregor Boulevard south of Fort Myers. The full-service Gulf Harbour Marina provides a protected haven for yachts ranging in size from 30 feet to 100 feet. Located on the Caloosahatchee River/Intracoastal Waterway, Gulf Harbour is just 5 miles from the Sanibel Causeway and the Gulf of Mexico. There are 22 unique neighborhoods featuring condominiums, townhouses, and single-family homes from $150,000 to more than $7 million.

Harbour Isle Yacht and Racquet Club | South Fort Myers
This exclusive, gated community located on the Caloosahatchee River features condominium and attached villa residences. The 82-slip, deep-water marina has saltwater docks available for purchase and direct Gulf access. Amenities include a clubhouse, fitness center, jogging trail, tennis, pool, and private island with a volleyball court, horseshoe pitch, picnic tables, grills, and a fishing pier.

Hidden Harbor | South Fort Myers
Hidden Harbor is a waterfront estate community under development in South Fort Myers. In addition to 71 homes, this 54-acre development boasts amenities including a waterfront clubhouse with a fitness center and lounge area, resort-style swimming pool, fire pit, grill area, sun deck, and kayak launch.

Intracoastal Harbour | South Fort Myers
Intracoastal Harbour is one of the smallest gated communities in Southwest Florida, with only 20 executive homes flanking one street: Intracoastal Court. Homes on both sides of the street have canals with direct river and Gulf access. The northernmost homes are directly on the Caloosahatchee River.

Jonathan Harbour | Connie Mack Island, east of the Sanibel Causeway
Jonathan Harbour is a private, gated community with estate homes on direct-access canals. A premier waterfront community, its location near Punta Rassa Point on Connie Mack Island offers outstanding boating access to Sanibel, Pine Island Sound, and the Gulf of Mexico. Amenities include a clubhouse with a fitness center, meeting room, resort-style pool, spa, cabana, and guest apartment.

Kings Bay Estates | North Fort Myers
At this gated, riverfront community, single-family homes have expansive lake and river views, with homes sited on a preserve, lake, or directly on the Caloosahatchee River. Select homes feature their own private docks, while many oversized lots allow for both boat and RV storage.

Kinzie Island | Sanibel Island
This exclusive, gated island community of 21 estate-sized, single-family homes is located on the east end of Sanibel Island. Kinzie Island homes are situated on a deep canal with easy access to the waters surrounding Sanibel Island. Amenities include a swimming pool, tennis courts, a hobby room, and a private path to the beach with private lockers and a cabana.

Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club | Miromar Lakes/Estero
This master-planned community combines classic amenities such as championship golf and tennis along with a 700-acre freshwater lake that also serves as a recreational nexus. There are 3 miles of white-sand beaches along Lake Como. Residents can rent slips for their own boats or rent powerboats, sailboats, paddleboards, paddleboats, kayaks, rowing skiffs, and fishing gear, and also take part in community sunset cruises or guided fishing services. It is located south of Estero and north of Bonita Springs. There are several neighborhoods within Miromar Lakes featuring a wide range of home styles, including beach cottages, villas, coach and single-family homes, and luxury estates.

Moody River Estates | North Fort Myers
This private, gated community features coach and single-family homes, nature preserves, walking trails, a clubhouse, a fitness center, two pools, tennis, basketball, billiards, a business center, a theater, a playground, and a boat launch on the Caloosahatchee River.

North Star Yacht Club | North Fort Myers
This resort-style marina community on the north shore of the Caloosahatchee River/Intracoastal Waterway features twin, 12-story waterfront high-rises with 170 units sited on a 12-acre, park-like setting.

Skyline Woods | North Fort Myers
This gated community of 24 single-family homes along the Caloosahatchee River features spacious estate homes and generous, acre-plus lots with moss-covered oak trees.

St. Charles Harbour | South Fort Myers
This gated, luxury, waterfront community consists of executive homes in a low-density setting near the mouth of the Caloosahatchee River. The community includes a 65-slip, full-service marina with deep-water access to the Gulf and Intracoastal Waterway, a clubhouse with a restaurant, tennis, a swimming pool, and a yacht club. Wet slips accommodating yachts up to 78 feet long are available for lease and purchase. St. Charles Harbour encompasses 145 acres and features 60 aces of natural woodland preserves and 20 acres of lakes, lagoons, and waterways.

Tarpon Point | Cape Coral
Tarpon Point is a gated enclave encompassing three high-rise, waterfront condominiums, single-family homes, estate homes, and villas. Residences overlook the deep-water marina, a seaside nature preserve, the Caloosahatchee River, Sanibel, and beyond. Tarpon Point offers resort-style living with fine and casual dining, boutique shops, the Westin hotel and spa, fitness, and a luxurious swimming center.

The Harborage | South Fort Myers
The Harborage is a 167-acre, gated lake community with 130 single-family homes. Two freshwater, aquifer-fed lakes total 104 acres with depths of 30 feet—ideal for fishing, Jet Skiing, and waterskiing. The Park Road Canal, Ten Mile Canal, and Mullock Creek connect The Harborage to Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, and it’s just a 20-minute jaunt to Fort Myers Beach or Lovers Key. The Harborage offers residents a private, secure boat storage area with boat launch. Other recreational amenities include tennis courts, volleyball, basketball, a swimming pool, a party room, picnic facilities, and shared-use paths.

The Hermitage | Cape Coral
This gated enclave with 14 estate-sized homes is considered Cape Coral’s most exclusive waterfront community. Each home has a private dock designed for deep-water yachts and sailboats with direct access to the Gulf. The cul-de-sac neighborhood is located in Southwest Cape Coral at the southern end of Chiquita Boulevard.

The Landings Yacht, Golf, & Tennis Club | Fort Myers
Amenities at this gated community in Fort Myers along McGregor Boulevard include a 192-slip, deep-water marina on the Caloosahatchee River/Intracoastal Waterway, an 18-hole executive golf course, a renowned tennis program, 18 fish-stocked lakes, and a private restaurant. The Landings encompasses 12 condominium associations and two homeowner associations. Housing options include single-family homes, town homes, villas, and luxury high-rise condominiums.

Tidewater Island | South Lee County
Tidewater Island is a Key West¬–style, gated island community of 45 single-family homes with Gulf-access boat docks in their backyards. This boating community is nestled on the north side of Estero Bay, located on Island Park Road in San Carlos in south Lee County.

Verandah | East Fort Myers
Verandah is a gated golf course community with a host of amenities. It is located along the Orange River and residents can check out kayaks for exploring the brackish river. The River House also is a social centerpiece at Verandah for dining, social events, and happy hour.

Water’s Edge | South Fort Myers
Water’s Edge is a gated marina community off McGregor Boulevard with 250 residences on the Caloosahatchee River. Amenities include a pool, tennis, a fishing pier, and a riverfront beach and park. Peppertree Pointe Marina at Water’s Edge provides wet and dry slips, a boat ramp, and trailer storage. Water’s Edge features seven district neighborhoods and offers condos, attached villas, and single-family homes.

West Bay Club | Estero
West Bay Club encompasses nearly 870 acres bounded by Estero Bay, Estero River, and Halfway Creek, with 500 acres conserved as wetlands and nature preserve. The West Bay Beach House on Hickory Island offers 200 feet of pristine beachfront. The gated community has its own boat launch, private boat storage, and boating access to the Gulf of Mexico. Other amenities include championship golf and tennis. Home styles range from carriage homes and villas to single-family estates and high-rise condos in seven neighborhoods.

West Cape Estates | Cape Coral
Located on 19 acres in Northwest Cape Coral, West Cape Estates is a new gated community with both Gulf access and lakefront properties. A 2-acre lake with a fountain sits in the center of the development and 16 oversized home sites are situated around the wide spreader canal. Amenities include a fitness center, clubhouse, tennis courts, and walking paths.

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