Here’s a glimpse of life on Useppa
Flats fishing, deep sea (5 miles to Boca Grande Pass) fishing, Tarpon…fish “the pass” or hunt Tarpon in Charlotte Harbor, Fly Fishing – everywhere for anything, dock fishing, wade fishing. Kayak or paddle board fishing.
Join the Yacht Club (21 Marshal Cat Boats) and race every weekend. Get a gang together for a destination sail, moonlight sail, scavenger hunt sail, sunset sail.
Tennis, Croquet (National Croquet Association rated course), Golf Croquet, Bocce Ball….NIGHT, Tennis, Beach Croquet, Scrabble day or night. Play an instrument and join our Jug Creek Jug Band. Pick-up games or jam sessions, anytime.
Kayak around the Island: to Cayo Costa; through the Tunnel of Love to the Gulf; to lunch; to neighboring islands; to the mainland (we call America).
Take excursions around the area: across the state; to Key West; out for lunch and/or dinner to welcome the sunset or the sunrise.
Walk, run or bike the Island – or 15-mile path on neighboring Pine Island or Boca Grande. Hit the fitness center, with or without a trainer; with or without a class. The same with tennis, with or without a pro. Swim, join Beach Boot Camp, and participate in Tennis Clinics. Try Palates – on a paddle board!
Join the book club, the Bridge Club, PIGGS (Previously Important Geriatric Gentlemen Society) membership limited, the Historical Society. Join “pick-up” trips to interesting places – educational and human interest.
Celebrations are special on Useppa Island. From Christmas Eve Wassail Bowl, Beach Church and Santa’s arrival by boat to the New Year’s Eve Bonfire on the Beach, there’s fun for every age. Any event is a special event with the Super Bowl and Kentucky Derby, Memorial Day, Labor Day and Veterans Day with flags and a picnic, St. Patrick’s Day with a Parade and green beer, Easter Sunrise Service on the beach, and an Easter Egg Hunt.