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Fishing Resorts in Florida and the Caribbean

Written by Capt. Noah on Thursday, 20 June 2013. Posted in Tourist Info

Hordes of resorts and lodges are available for accommodation in Florida and we offer fishing charters from almost all of them. Our services extend into the Caribbean and we can take you on a deep sea fishing trip from Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Panama and any of the islands around the Bahamas.

Many of you will be coming to these locations specifically to catch some of the most spectacular big game fish found anywhere in the world. The Atlantic Ocean with the Gulf Stream current, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea all offer a myriad of exhilarating sports fish to challenge you. The entire mid-western Atlantic is a migratory route and spawning ground for fish of all shapes and sizes. We regularly take clients to catch the fish of their careers; and these include such monsters as swordfish, sailfish, mahi-mahi, grouper, wahoo, barracuda, blue marlin, snapper, sharks, tuna and a variety of other thrilling and exciting fish.

Here are some of the most popular resorts that you can use when travelling for these game fish. They all have fantastic ratings and you can climb aboard our luxury fishing boats at the nearest marina:

Fishing Resorts in Florida

Florida is famous for the affluent outdoors lifestyle that people enjoy. There is so much water that activities such as surfing, parasailing, diving, snorkelling, sailing and fishing are part of everyday life. The weather is warm throughout the year and the environment is vibrant with plants, animals and numerous unique ecosystems. Hikers, bird watchers, campers and outdoor enthusiasts delight in the Everglades. Golfing, shopping, spas, salons, restaurants, bars, festivals, museums, galleries and theatres are abundant and there are many attractions to enjoy. There are amusements parks, water parks, animal sanctuaries, racing tracks, casinos and anything else you can think of. You will be able to experience all of this from any of these resorts and more:

  • Guy Harvey Outpost (a TradeWinds Beach Resort) – Saint Petersburg
  • Ebb Tide Waterfront Resort - Clearwater
  • Hontoon Landing Resort and Marina – DeLand
  • Plaza Beach Hotel – Saint Petersburg
  • Hawks Cay Resort – Duck Key
  • South Seas Island Resort – Captive Island
  • Bilmar Beach Resort – Treasure Island
  • Pelican Cove Resort and Marina - Islamorada
  • Cheeca Lodge and Spa - Islamorada
  • Pink Shell Beach Resort and Marina – Fort Myers
  • Bahia Mar (a Doubletree by Hilton Hotel) – Fort Lauderdale
  • Hilton Key Largo Resort – Key Largo
  • Marina Del Mar Resort and Marina – Key Largo
  • Sanibel Harbor Marriott Resort and Spa - Fort Myers
  • The Reach (a Waldorf Astoria Resort) – Key West
  • Gasparilla Inn and Club – Boca Grande
  • Madeira Bay Resort – Madeira Bay
  • Innisbrook (a Salamander Golf and Spa Resort) – Palm Harbor
  • Mariner’s Resort Villas and Marina – Key Largo
  • Postcard Inn Beach Resort and Marina – Islamorada
  • Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove – Saint Petersburg
  • Chesapeake Beach Resort – Islamorada
  • Caribbean Shores Hotel and Cottages – Jensen Beach
  • Islander Resort – Islamorada
  • Native Sun Resort – Pompano Beach
  • The Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club – Naples
  • Beachview Cottages – Sanibel Island

Fishing Resorts in Panama

Panama is breathtakingly beautiful. Sweeping forests, rolling hills and majestic mountains make up most of the country. There are modern cities but the majority of the landscape is primitive and natural. There are island chains in both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. You can enjoy activities such as hiking, bird watching, zip lining, horse riding, sailing, scuba diving, snorkelling, coffee tasting, kayaking, white water rafting, rock climbing, shopping, golfing, body pampering, dining and there are several hot springs tumbling out of an inactive volcano. There is always some festival or other and the country has a rich cultural heritage that is well worth exploring. The Canal Zone is home to the Panama Canal and is a thriving metropolis. Panama is one of the best places to catch big game fish in the world, and we can take you for this experience if you are anywhere near the Caribbean Sea. Here are some of the best fishing resorts on the Caribbean side of Panama:

  • Hotel Oasis – Carenero Island
  • Garden of Eden Inn – Isla Solarte
  • Tropical Suites – Bocas Town
  • Popa Paradise Beach Resort – Isla Popa
  • Hotelito Del Mar – Bocas Town
  • Coco Resort – Isla Colon
  • Hotel Palma Royale – Bocas Town
  • Hotel Bocas del Toro – Bocas Town
  • Punta Caracol Acquas Lodge – Isla Colon
  • Hotel Caribbean View – Isla Bastimentos
  • Buccaneers Resort – Carenero Island
  • Bahia Hotel – Bocas Town
  • Hotel Olas – Bocas Town
  • El Limbo on the Sea Hotel – Isla Colon
  • Playa Tortuga Hotel and Beach Resort – Isla Colon
  • Hotel Los Delfines – Isla Colon
  • Hotel Angela – Bocas Town
  • Hotel La Rumba – Isla Colon
  • Hotel Laguna – Bocas Town
  • Blue Marlin Resort – Isla Colon
  • Bocas Paradise Hotel – Bocas Town
  • Swans Cay Hotel – Bocas Town
  • Playa Mango Beach Club and Hotel Resort – Bocas Town
  • Hotel Cristina – Bocas Town
  • Hotel MaccaBite – Isla Bastimentos
  • Suite Hotel Costes – Isla Colon
  • Hotel Hipocampo – Bocas Town
  • Solarte Inn – Isla Solarte
  • Punta Manglar – Isla Colon
  • Hotel Alhambra – Changuinola

Fishing Resorts in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is among the world’s most environmentally conservative countries. Tropical rainforests, mountains, volcanoes, craters, lakes and every other geological formation gives it a rich heritage that is protected in many national reserves. The eastern coastline of the country has not seen much development. Nature enthusiasts flock to the area to experience the sheer beauty on offer and there are numerous unique birds and ecosystems thriving in these habitats. Zip lining, diving, snorkelling, kayaking, sailing, nature trails, bird watching, horse riding, surfing, golfing, cycling, rafting, beaching and aerial trams are only a few of the things you can do. There is such a wide array of activities to suit anybody’s interests. Resorts offer fantastic spas; there are cities and local shopping facilities and restaurants have an abundance of food varieties. There are cultural museums, bars, festivals, theatres and art flourishes among the locals. There is so much to see and experience. Fishing is easily among the most popular things to do because of the myriad of big game fish swimming off the coast. We can take you on the fishing adventure of a lifetime from anywhere along the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. There are not many resorts in this area, but there are beautiful lodges. These are some of the most popular eco-lodges that you can enjoy in the Coastal Caribbean province:

  • Pachira Lodge – Tortuegero National Park
  • Punta Cocles Jungle and Beach Hotel – Puerto Viejo
  • Suerre Caribbean – Gandoca-Manzanillo National Park
  • Selva Verde Lodge – Selva Verde National Park
  • Suerre Guapiles – Suerre Guapiles National Park
  • Laguna Lodge – Tortuegero National Park

Fishing Resorts in the Dominican Republic

Sharing a large island with Haiti, the Dominican Republic is situated in the Caribbean Sea where some of the best fishing in the world occurs. Rugged mountains and highlands have beautiful fertile valleys between them that attract tourists in large numbers. The tropical climate remains warm throughout the year; although from June to October the island is regularly battered by hurricanes. Tourists love the Playa Bonita beach strip which is secluded and has thriving bars, snorkelling, diving and other popular activities. Sailing, hiking, kayaking, surfing, golfing, shopping, dining, museums, theatres, casinos and anything else you can think of is offered to tourists in the Dominican Republic. Many of the most-sought after fish in the world spawn in these waters and fishing is a way of life for the locals. If you are looking for truly big game fish, then we can take you to catch them from anywhere along the coast; particularly from Punta Cana. Here are some of the top resorts in the Dominican Republic where you can stay during your fishing expeditions:

  • Melia Caribe Tropical Hotel – Punta Cana
  • Ocean Blue and Sand Hotel – Punta Cana
  • Secrets Royal Beach Hotel – Punta Cana
  • Dreams Palm Beach Hotel – Punta Cana
  • Barcelo Bavaro Beach Hotel – Punta Cana
  • Occidental Grand Hotel – Punta Cana
  • Grand Paradise Bavaro – Punta Cana
  • Be Live Grand Hotel – Punta Cana
  • Barcelo Hotel – Punta Cana
  • Natura Park Beach Hotel – Punta Cana
  • Cofresi Palm Beach and Spa Resort – Puerto Plata
  • IFA Villas Bavaro Resort and Spa – Punta Cana
  • Viva Wyndham Dominicus Beach Hotel – Bayahibe
  • Sirenis Cocotal Beach Resort Casino and Spa – Punta Cana
  • VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort – Puerto Plata
  • Lifestyle Tropical Beach Resort and Spa – Puerto Plata
  • Barcelo Dominican Beach Hotel – Punta Cana
  • Caribe Club Princess Beach Resort and Spa – Punta Cana
  • Grand Paradise Playa Dorado – Puerto Plata
  • Coral Costa Caribe Resort, Spa and Casino – Juan Dolio
  • Barcelo Capella Beach Resort – Juan Dolio
  • Tropical Princess Beach Resort and Spa – Punta Cana
  • Carabela Beach Resort and Casino – Punta Cana
  • Casa Colonial Beach and Spa – Puerto Plata
  • Casa Marina Beach Hotel – Sosua
  • Don Juan Beach Resort – Boca Chica
  • VIK Hotel Cayena Beach – Punta Cana
  • Valero Beach Resort- Cabarete

Fishing Resorts in the Bahamas

The Bahamas is a chain of stunning tropical islands. You can take boats, ferries or even kayak from one to another. Warm weather, shallow and clear waters and world-famous beaches are the biggest attractions for tourists. There are hiking trails, national parks, indigenous wildlife, museums, bars, restaurants, secluded cays, sailing, surfing, spas, shopping and flamboyant local fare. These islands are expensive and offer the perfect getaway. Diving, snorkelling, sight-seeing, spear fishing, kite surfing and all forms of adventure sports are on offer, as are more relaxing activities such as sipping cocktails on the beaches. Situated in the Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf Stream passes extremely close by and with it come the most spectacular big game fish highly sought-after by anglers worldwide. The Bahamas are easily among the top destinations for sports fishing on the planet; and we can take you to experience the thrilling adventure from any of the islands. There are many resorts available for accommodation, but little in the way of cheaper backpackers or lodges. These are some of the most visited resorts in the Bahamas:

  • Kamalame Cay – Andros
  • Hawks Nest Resort and Marina – Cat Island
  • Cape Santa Maria Beach Resort and Villas – Long Island
  • Tiamo – Andros
  • Stella Maris Resort Club – Long Island
  • Bimini Bay Resort and Marina – Bimini
  • Atlantis Coral Towers – Paradise Island
  • Old Bahama Bay – West End
  • Bimini Big Game Club Resort and Marina – Alice Town
  • Walkers Cay Hotel and Marina – Walkers Cay
  • Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort and Casino – Nassau
  • Sandals Emerald Bay – Great Exuma
  • Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort and Offshore Island – Nassau
  • Pelican Bay – Freeport
  • West Wind Club II – Nassau
  • Island Seas Resort – Freeport

The tropical regions of the western Atlantic Ocean are thriving with sports fish. They spawn here, they migrate here and they hunt near the surface of the sea or in vast underwater canyons. Fish such as swordfish, sailfish, mahi-mahi, tuna, marlin, grouper, snapper, wahoo, barracuda, sharks and hordes of others inhabit these waters and you can catch any or all of them. We offer fishing charters from all the locations listed above. You can climb aboard our luxury fishing boats at your nearest marina.

Call today to book your Big Game Fishing Charter and experience the phenomenal variety.