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Recreational Facilities:

  • 5 Heated Pools & Hydro Spa's at each villa cluster on the island
  • Gas barbecue grills are located near each pool area for guests' convenience
  • On-site volleyball, basketball, and of course - tennis.
  • Fitness Center located within the Clubhouse
  • 2 playgrounds are available for kids' use
  • Rental Equipment: Rental items include: bikes, boogie boards, rafts, snorkel sets, kayaks, fishing equipment, umbrellas and four-passenger golf carts. Motor boats and fishing charters may also be ararranged. Per-day and per-week rates available.

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  • Activities for All Ages! Including events such as: nature hunts, bicycle nature tours, scavenger hunts, sand castle contests, arts & crafts, shell hunts and shell crafts, kids Olympics, family bingo, kids fishing tournament’s, and kid’s movie night.
  •  Fees vary. Visit: Event Calendar
  • Massage Therapy at the Fitness Center
  • Children aged 6-12 may participate in supervised programs with Red Beard the Pirate including arts & crafts; scavenger hunts and more. Visit: Just for Kids
  • Additional Activties: Volleyball, basketball, and most daily activities.
  • The Beach Book Exchange and Complimentary DVD Movies are located in the reception office.


  • Eleven hard tennis courts available for play at no charge
  • The tennis program, under the direction of Peter Burwash International, offers lessons, clinics, and social events.
  • Tennis equipment is available for rent
  • On-site tennis pro Bill Longua available to teach clinics and private lessons


  • Island guests have golf privileges and may reserve tee times at a number of area courses matched to their skill levels.


  • Back bay and flats fishing for snook and redfish are excellent in Lemon Bay and Bull Bay in Charlotte Harbor.
  • Offshore fishing for grouper and other deep sea species is very popular.
  • Tarpon fishing in world famous Boca Grande Pass can also be arranged.
  • A comprehensive list of guides and charter captains is maintained by the Concierge and a charter can be booked to meet guests at the resort's island dock.


  • Palm Island Resort maintains slips on the island for resort guests' use. These docks can accommodate boats up to 30-feet long.
  • Rental boats are available at the marina on the mainland.


Rum Bay Restaurant offers good food at reasonable prices in a casual atmosphere. Burgers, salads, sandwiches and appetizers are among the popular items at lunch, which is served from noon - 3 p.m. Lunch prices range from $6 to $9. Dinner entrees range from $8 to $17. Full bar service is available.

Johnny Leverock's Seafood Restaurant overlooks the Aquamarina Palm Harbour Marina (landside) and the Intracoastal Waterway. Specialties include all types of freshly caught seafood served for lunch and dinner, such as Salmon Fritters, Johnny's Shrimp Scampi, Seafood Martinique and Grouper Sandwiches. Started by Johnny Leverock himself in 1948 as a small, friendly restaurant in Tampa Bay, Leverock's has been voted "Best Seafood Restaurant" for three years in a row. Our water taxi provides transportation to and from Leverock’s.

Island Facilities:

Rum Bay Store:
The Island's store offers a unique selection of gifts, souvenirs, clothing and logo wear. We have the perfect gifts or mementos for that special something to remember...Your Island ...Your Time...Your Memories.. We also have a humidor filled with quality cigars and other tobacco products. The store also provides those items that may have been forgotten such as tooth brushes, toothpaste and toiletry needs. We also have a variety of grocery items available for your convenience at our Coconuts Cafe. Coconuts Cafe is a great place to start your day with a gourmet coffee or pastries. While visiting Coconuts Store you will also find a variety of specialty wine, cheeses and more. 

Aquamarina Palm Harbour Marina:
A full service, landside marina and yacht basin has 90 wet slips for boats up to 65 feet long. Electric, water, washer/dryer, grills, showers, heated pool and hot tub, cable television, trash removal, fuel, lift service, general store and tackle shop, plus marine repairs and accessories are available. Charter boats offer fishing, shelling and sightseeing.


Palm Island Resort offers a unique meeting environment for groups up to 150. Food and beverage and meeting services are individually tailored to group needs. Meals can be provided at a variety of locations at the resort. In addition, our meeting staff can organize transportation, lodging, special events and team building activities, utilizing the varied locations available on our island from team building beachfront volleyball to eco-adventures. Audio and visual equipment is also available. (Visit our Meetings Section for more information.)


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