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Matlacha

4.7
Art Galleries · Wildlife Areas · Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Matlacha is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lee County, Florida, United States. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 735. It is part of the Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.Matlacha is one of five communities on Pine Island, although technically, it is located on a smaller island in Matlacha Pass, east of Pine Island. It is an "Old Florida" fishing village, home to many brightly colored art galleries, island boutiques, seafood restaurants, and traditional Floridian cottages.GeographyMatlacha is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.2sqmi, all land.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 735 people, 409 households, and 213 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 4,878.7 people per square mile (1,891.9/km²). There were 579 housing units at an average density of 3,843.3/sq mi (1,490.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.23% White, 0.27% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.68% from other races, and 0.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.36% of the population. As of the 2010 census, Matlacha's population decreased to 677 and the town's African-American population increased from 0 in 2000 to 2 in 2010.
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Hidden gems in Matlacha

Captain Jack Boat Tours ©
Wildlife Area
Captain Jack Boat Tours
4.4
Duration: 3 hours
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
Captain Cathy Eagle Boat Tours ©
Dolphin / Whale Watching
Captain Cathy Eagle Boat Tours
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
Lovegrove Gallery & Gardens ©
Art Gallery
Lovegrove Gallery & Gardens
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Matlacha

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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours Punta Gorda
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
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Boat Tour
Boat Tours & Water Sports Cape Coral
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
Fishermen's Village ©
Marina
Fishermen's Village Punta Gorda
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
Caspersen Beach ©
Beach
Caspersen Beach Venice
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Popular things to do in Matlacha

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Spa 33 ©
Spa
Spa 33
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
Cw Fudge Factory LLC ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Cw Fudge Factory LLC
4.9
Duration: 30 minutes
Matlacha Community Park ©
Park
Matlacha Community Park
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
Wild Child Gallery ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Wild Child Gallery
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Matlacha

Island Visions Gallery ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Island Visions Gallery
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Parks in Matlacha

Matlacha Bat House Park ©
Park
Matlacha Bat House Park
4.1
Duration: 4 hours

Museums in Matlacha

Bert's Pine Bay Gallery ©
Art Gallery
Bert's Pine Bay Gallery
4.1
Duration: 30 minutes

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