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177 Units Available
The Cape at Savona Point
1730 Savona Parkway West
Cape Coral, FL | Pelican
1 Bedroom
$1,220
842 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,520
1159 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,825
1397 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 12:39 PM
Welcome to The Cape at Savona Point. You and your furry family members* will live an exciting, active life above and beyond the ordinary in these new Cape Coral apartment homes.
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138 Units Available
The Oasis at Surfside
2200 SW 23rd Ln
Cape Coral, FL | Trafalgar
1 Bedroom
$1,295
722 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,495
1184 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,875
1310 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 01:37 PM
Treat yourself to finer living arrangements when you call our brand-new apartments in Cape Coral home. The Oasis at Surfside brings together luxurious features and contemporary designs to create a new take on lavish living.
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1 Unit Available
Coralina Apartments
3305 Grant Cove Cir
Cape Coral, FL | Trafalgar
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,530
1080 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated December 3 at 01:37 PM
Across from Royal Tee Golf Club. These smoke-free homes offer granite countertops, lots of storage, patios or balconies, and updated appliances. On-site yoga, pool, playground, gym, fire pit and trash valet.
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2 Units Available
Midtown Cape Coral
2310 Southwest 17th Place
Cape Coral, FL | Trafalgar
1 Bedroom
$1,220
740 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated December 1 at 09:42 PM
If you love sinking your toes into the sand, you will adore close proximity to several Gulf beaches including Fort Myers Beach, Fort Myers Beach, and Sanibel Island.
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5 Units Available
Uptown at Liberty Park
2505 Liberty Park Dr
Cape Coral, FL | Hancock
1 Bedroom
$1,272
763 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,467
1232 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 09:42 PM
These homes in a pet-friendly community feature gourmet kitchens, 9-foot ceilings and wood flooring. Common amenities include a 24-hour gym and a pool. Adjacent to William B. Umstead State Park.
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120 Units Available
Springs at Cape Coral
2800 Yellow Creek Loop
Cape Coral, FL | Hancock
Studio
$1,094
608 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,243
855 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,507
1143 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 09:42 PM
Springs at Cape Coral is beautiful, luxury apartment community located in Cape Coral, FL. The community offers great amenities such as a resort-style swimming pool, community clubhouse and a state-of-the-art fitness center.
1 Unit Available
117 Southeast 1st Avenue
117 Southeast 1st Avenue
Cape Coral, FL | Hancock
3 Bedrooms
$1,745
1377 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 01:47 PM
At Main Street Renewal, we provide our residents with an easy leasing experience starting with the flexibility to tour at any time (8am-8pm), applying for a home online, and our dedicated teams ready to assist with any needs.
1 Unit Available
1806 Northwest 3rd Avenue
1806 Northwest 3rd Avenue
Cape Coral, FL | Mariner
4 Bedrooms
$1,845
1375 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 01:47 PM
At Main Street Renewal, we provide our residents with an easy leasing experience starting with the flexibility to tour at any time (8am-8pm), applying for a home online, and our dedicated teams ready to assist with any needs.
1 Unit Available
117 Southeast 45th Street
117 Southeast 45th Street
Cape Coral, FL | Caloosahatchee
3 Bedrooms
$2,045
1610 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 01:47 PM
At Main Street Renewal, we provide our residents with an easy leasing experience starting with the flexibility to tour at any time (8am-8pm), applying for a home online, and our dedicated teams ready to assist with any needs.
1 Unit Available
121 Southeast 12th Street
121 Southeast 12th Street
Cape Coral, FL | Hancock
3 Bedrooms
$1,795
1993 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 01:47 PM
At Main Street Renewal, we provide our residents with an easy leasing experience starting with the flexibility to tour at any time (8am-8pm), applying for a home online, and our dedicated teams ready to assist with any needs.
1 Unit Available
2110 Southeast 16th Street
2110 Southeast 16th Street
Cape Coral, FL | Hancock
3 Bedrooms
$1,600
1477 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 01:47 PM
What a great location for this very nice 3 bed, 2 bath home that is located close all shopping. This home has great curb appeal and a beautiful landscaped fenced-in backyard.
1 Unit Available
2854 Northwest 3rd Avenue
2854 Northwest 3rd Avenue
Cape Coral, FL | Mariner
4 Bedrooms
$1,845
1658 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 01:47 PM
At Main Street Renewal, we provide our residents with an easy leasing experience starting with the flexibility to tour at any time (8am-8pm), applying for a home online, and our dedicated teams ready to assist with any needs.
1 Unit Available
214 Southeast 7th Street
214 Southeast 7th Street
Cape Coral, FL | Hancock
3 Bedrooms
$1,695
1583 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 01:47 PM
Make this charming 3 bedroom 2 bathroom house your new home! This home features a bright and spacious kitchen and dining room perfect for entertaining! The inviting living room offers ample room to enjoy an evening in or take your night outside to
1 Unit Available
3812 Northeast 10th Place
3812 Northeast 10th Place
Cape Coral, FL | Jacaranda
3 Bedrooms
$1,399
1200 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 01:47 PM
FOR A LIMITED TIME: FREE APPLICATION! ASK ABOUT OUR CASHLESS SECURITY DEPOSIT OPTION! Welcome to Kairos Living, welcome home! Brand new home in a beautiful neighborhood! This spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom single family home in Cape Coral features:
1 Unit Available
2817 Skyline BLVD
2817 Skyline Boulevard
Cape Coral, FL | Pelican
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
Last updated December 3 at 02:03 PM
New Construction Duplex, Ready NOW! 3 Bed 2 Bath 1 car garage. Fully Tiled, Stainless Steel appliances, granite counter double sinks in masters bath, Prime location, and more! Come check this one out. Both Sides are available.
1 Unit Available
249 SW 4th ST
249 249/251 SW 4th St
Cape Coral, FL | Hancock
2 Bedrooms
$1,250
Last updated December 3 at 02:03 PM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at 249 SW 4th ST in Cape Coral. View photos, descriptions and more!
1 Unit Available
1107 SE 46th LN
1107 SE 46th Ln
Cape Coral, FL | Caloosahatchee
2 Bedrooms
$1,195
Last updated December 3 at 02:03 PM
Cute 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment over looking beautiful canal providing you serenity is waiting for you today! This unit is located in the heart of Cape Coral's entertainment district within walking distance of restaurants and bars.
1 Unit Available
319 Nicholas PKY W
319 Nicholas Parkway Northwest
Cape Coral, FL | Hancock
2 Bedrooms
$1,400
Last updated December 3 at 02:03 PM
Be the first to occupy this newly constructed Multifamily!!! Luxury style, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Contemporary design. Very convenient location in the beautiful SW Cape Coral.
1 Unit Available
131 NE 23rd PL
131 Northeast 23rd Place
Cape Coral, FL | Hancock
3 Bedrooms
$1,700
Last updated December 3 at 02:03 PM
BRAND NEW, NEVER BEFORE LIVED IN HOME FOR RENT!!! Located in a quite residential neighborhood steps away from a park. Close to restaurants, shopping and the Hancock bridge.
1 Unit Available
2305 NE 26th ST
2305 Northeast 26th Street
Cape Coral, FL | Diplomat
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
Last updated December 3 at 02:03 PM
3/2 + DEN - FRESHLY PAINTED INTERIOR/ EXTERIOR. NEW WOOD FLOORING WILL BE INSTALLED IN BEDROOMS & LIVING ROOM. TILE IN KITCHEN & BATHROOMS. NEW TOILETS. WATER SYSTEM WAS REPLACED.
1 Unit Available
1524 SW 50th ST
1524 Southwest 50th Street
Cape Coral, FL | Pelican
2 Bedrooms
$2,995
Last updated December 3 at 02:03 PM
Porto Vista Condo is a gated community located in SW Cape Coral. The community features twelve low rise condominium buildings with a total of 144 units.
1 Unit Available
1101 Gleason PKY
1101 Gleason Pkwy
Cape Coral, FL | Pelican
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
Last updated December 3 at 02:03 PM
Beautiful, brand new 3/2 Duplex on the water. Kitchen has all stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops tile through out. 1 car garage This property is close to everything. Call for your private showing
1 Unit Available
3991 Porta Salerno Loop
3991 Porta Salerno Loop
Cape Coral, FL | Diplomat
1 Bedroom
$1,350
Last updated December 3 at 02:03 PM
Attractive, New, Large Oversized One Bedroom Condo Apartment From $1250. New Be the first resident. Modern Stainless Steel Appliances. Private in unit laundry. Courtyard view. Heated pool. Gym. Community center. Pet park.
1 Unit Available
2310 NE 16th TER
2310 2310/2312 NE 16th Ter
Cape Coral, FL | Diplomat
2 Bedrooms
$1,250
Last updated December 3 at 02:03 PM
Cozy 2/2 Duplex - freshly painted and nicely updated. Application Requirements: Application Fee $65 per adult. Monthly income has to be more than 3 times the monthly rent (combined). No evictions. Subject to a background check.
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How much is rent in Cape Coral?
Apartment Rentals in Cape Coral start at $700/month.
How much is rent in Cape Coral?
Apartment Rentals in Cape Coral start at $700/month.
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While some Cape Coral properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
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While some Cape Coral properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
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You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Cape Coral. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Florida SouthWestern State College, Hodges University, and Florida Gulf Coast University.
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City Guide

Cape Coral
With a population of 154,305 and a geographical size of 120 square miles, Cape Coral is one of the largest cities in Florida. Its nickname is the "Waterfront Wonderland" because of its more than 400 miles of navigable waters, and it boasts more miles of canals than any other city worldwide.
With a population of 154,305 and a geographical size of 120 square miles, Cape Coral is one of the largest cities in Florida. Its nickname is the "Waterfront Wonderland" because of its more than 400 miles of navigable waters, and it boasts more miles of canals than any other city worldwide.

Cape Coral is anything but a small town. With a population of 154,305, it's one of Florida's largest cities, and at 120 square miles it covers a heck of a lot of ground. Geographically, it has more canals (mileage-wise) than any other city on the planet, and it's home to more than 400 miles of navigable water. Perhaps all this water has something to do with the fact that, no matter where you are in Cape Coral, you don't really feel like you're in a big city. It's true that the area is home to a number of huge corporations, but underneath this thriving business community there's a laid-back vibe, thanks in part to the magnificent waterfront views that make you feel like you're on a perpetual vacation, even when you're working.

Moving to Cape Coral

Whether you're looking for apartment complexes or rental homes in Cape Coral, you're sure to find something to suit your lifestyle. Its wide variety of apartment homes includes a large number of studio apartment units, one-bedroom apartments for rent and substantially larger units as well, so you'll have plenty to choose from. This is Florida, so don't expect bargain prices, and be prepared to pay first and last month's rent, plus a hefty security deposit of a couple hundred dollars. The good news, however, is that some landlords will be happy to bargain with you, and they may even waive that last month's down payment altogether.

Is there really a renter's season in Florida? The answer is yes -- and no. The snowbirds (these are second home owners who come south to escape the winter, hence the nickname) typically come down during the late fall and winter months and leave during the late spring; but most of them own their homes, so they don't really affect rentals all that much. Because of the fantastic climate, there's tourism all year in Florida, but lots of folks still make it a summer destination, so expect to see more people out and about during the summer months. Again, this shouldn't affect rental prices or availability too much, unless the property is advertised as a vacation rental as well.

Moving to Cape Coral
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Whether you're looking for apartment complexes or rental homes in Cape Coral, you're sure to find something to suit your lifestyle. Its wide variety of apartment homes includes a large number of studio apartment units, one-bedroom apartments for rent and substantially larger units as well, so you'll have plenty to choose from. This is Florida, so don't expect bargain prices, and be prepared to pay first and last month's rent, plus a hefty security deposit of a couple hundred dollars. The good news, however, is that some landlords will be happy to bargain with you, and they may even waive that last month's down payment altogether.

Is there really a renter's season in Florida? The answer is yes -- and no. The snowbirds (these are second home owners who come south to escape the winter, hence the nickname) typically come down during the late fall and winter months and leave during the late spring; but most of them own their homes, so they don't really affect rentals all that much. Because of the fantastic climate, there's tourism all year in Florida, but lots of folks still make it a summer destination, so expect to see more people out and about during the summer months. Again, this shouldn't affect rental prices or availability too much, unless the property is advertised as a vacation rental as well.

Neighborhoods in Cape Coral

The main commercial drags in town are Del Prado Boulevard, Santa Barbara Boulevard, Cape Coral Parkway and Pine Island Road, so if you want to be close to stores and service providers, it's a good idea to look for rental properties near these areas. Otherwise, here are a few of the most popular residential areas:

Southwest Cape Coral: In the area between Cape Coral Parkway and Cape Harbor, you'll find a large number of apartment complexes, townhouses and condos, as well as rental homes. Plus, it's located near all the amenities, including Walmart Supercenter, Walmart Family Market, Publix Supermarket and Kohl's, so it's a great place to start looking.

Southeast: In the area around the Cape Coral Yacht Club, you'll find some beautifully appointed townhouses, condos and apartment rentals.

Gloriana Canal: Also known as Unit 64, this neighborhood has beautiful tropically-landscaped homes, many on waterfront lots.

Summerville Loop: This area features a number of beautiful homes for sale at a variety of prices.

Southeast: From 12th to 18th Avenues, you'll find a variety of house rentals throughout the year, many with beautiful large lawns. Plus, this area is just a few minutes away from Walmart Supercenter, Target, Publix and Dunkin' Donuts, so you can get a quick doughnut fix whenever you need it.

Neighborhoods in Cape Coral
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The main commercial drags in town are Del Prado Boulevard, Santa Barbara Boulevard, Cape Coral Parkway and Pine Island Road, so if you want to be close to stores and service providers, it's a good idea to look for rental properties near these areas. Otherwise, here are a few of the most popular residential areas:

Southwest Cape Coral: In the area between Cape Coral Parkway and Cape Harbor, you'll find a large number of apartment complexes, townhouses and condos, as well as rental homes. Plus, it's located near all the amenities, including Walmart Supercenter, Walmart Family Market, Publix Supermarket and Kohl's, so it's a great place to start looking.

Southeast: In the area around the Cape Coral Yacht Club, you'll find some beautifully appointed townhouses, condos and apartment rentals.

Gloriana Canal: Also known as Unit 64, this neighborhood has beautiful tropically-landscaped homes, many on waterfront lots.

Summerville Loop: This area features a number of beautiful homes for sale at a variety of prices.

Southeast: From 12th to 18th Avenues, you'll find a variety of house rentals throughout the year, many with beautiful large lawns. Plus, this area is just a few minutes away from Walmart Supercenter, Target, Publix and Dunkin' Donuts, so you can get a quick doughnut fix whenever you need it.

Living in Cape Coral

With 355 days of sunshine a year, what else can you say about the climate? Oh, wait -- there's also 145 days and 54 inches of precipitation a year; but don't forget, this is Florida, and most of those passing rain storms only last a few minutes and then evaporate into thin air, leaving you refreshed and ready for the next round of sun. During the summer months, temperatures can get into the mid-90s, so you'll be grateful for those bursts of rain; and with all that sunshine, who's complaining?

Cape Coral has a great public transportation system, LeeTran, which offers bus service throughout the city and into Fort Myers (less than 10 miles away). Nevertheless, this city covers a big area, so it helps to have your own wheels down here. Plus, it's hard to get out of the rain when you're waiting for a bus.

If you want to get an idea of what Cape Coral is really all about, your first stop should be The Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve a stunning natural sanctuary featuring hiking trails through mangrove forests, native wildlife and untouched wetlands. You'll also find a lovely boardwalk that stretches alongside the picturesque Caloosahatchee River, where you can rent a kayak for the day.

Want to have a boatload of fun? Visit the Cape Coral Yacht Club. It offers great boat docks, a beach, tennis courts, a fishing pier and a superb restaurant. Plus, the fishing is really good in this area, and you'll catch your quota of snook, sea trout and redfish before sundown.

Speaking of fish, somewhere around Misto Bar and Grill the fish must be biting, because there's always a deliciously fresh seafood dish, as well as steaks, chops, roast duckling and a scarpariello that will keep you coming back again and again. If you're in the mood for casual comfort food, head on over to Ciao Wood Fired Pizza and Trattoria, where you can enjoy specialty pies with toppings such as fennel sausage, gorgonzola, San Marzano tomatoes and marinated eggplant.

To paraphrase Jimmy Buffett, it's always five o'clock somewhere in Florida when it comes to bars, and one locals' favorite is Bubba's Roadhouse & Saloon, a friendly, low-key place where you'll likely as not find peanut shells on the floor, as well as great drink specials, an awesome beer list, good pub grub and live entertainment.

If your idea of tee time means clubs and balls instead of china pots and cups, then you're going to love Cape Coral's many golf courses, including the one at Palmetto-Pine Country Club, a lush, landscaped golfer's paradise where you'll find a championship course designed by Arthur Hills. Another winner is Royal Tee Golf Club, where you'll find a semi-private 27-hole course that includes 50 acres of pristine lakes and natural wetlands.

For a great many reasons, Florida is perceived by more than a few folks as something of a paradise, and Cape Coral encapsulates all of those reasons. With its casual, low-key, friendly vibe, its thriving business community and its beautiful waterfront vistas, it has a lot to offer, especially if your idea of a good time includes sunny, white sand beaches and miles of oceanfront property.

Living in Cape Coral
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With 355 days of sunshine a year, what else can you say about the climate? Oh, wait -- there's also 145 days and 54 inches of precipitation a year; but don't forget, this is Florida, and most of those passing rain storms only last a few minutes and then evaporate into thin air, leaving you refreshed and ready for the next round of sun. During the summer months, temperatures can get into the mid-90s, so you'll be grateful for those bursts of rain; and with all that sunshine, who's complaining?

Cape Coral has a great public transportation system, LeeTran, which offers bus service throughout the city and into Fort Myers (less than 10 miles away). Nevertheless, this city covers a big area, so it helps to have your own wheels down here. Plus, it's hard to get out of the rain when you're waiting for a bus.

If you want to get an idea of what Cape Coral is really all about, your first stop should be The Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve a stunning natural sanctuary featuring hiking trails through mangrove forests, native wildlife and untouched wetlands. You'll also find a lovely boardwalk that stretches alongside the picturesque Caloosahatchee River, where you can rent a kayak for the day.

Want to have a boatload of fun? Visit the Cape Coral Yacht Club. It offers great boat docks, a beach, tennis courts, a fishing pier and a superb restaurant. Plus, the fishing is really good in this area, and you'll catch your quota of snook, sea trout and redfish before sundown.

Speaking of fish, somewhere around Misto Bar and Grill the fish must be biting, because there's always a deliciously fresh seafood dish, as well as steaks, chops, roast duckling and a scarpariello that will keep you coming back again and again. If you're in the mood for casual comfort food, head on over to Ciao Wood Fired Pizza and Trattoria, where you can enjoy specialty pies with toppings such as fennel sausage, gorgonzola, San Marzano tomatoes and marinated eggplant.

To paraphrase Jimmy Buffett, it's always five o'clock somewhere in Florida when it comes to bars, and one locals' favorite is Bubba's Roadhouse & Saloon, a friendly, low-key place where you'll likely as not find peanut shells on the floor, as well as great drink specials, an awesome beer list, good pub grub and live entertainment.

If your idea of tee time means clubs and balls instead of china pots and cups, then you're going to love Cape Coral's many golf courses, including the one at Palmetto-Pine Country Club, a lush, landscaped golfer's paradise where you'll find a championship course designed by Arthur Hills. Another winner is Royal Tee Golf Club, where you'll find a semi-private 27-hole course that includes 50 acres of pristine lakes and natural wetlands.

For a great many reasons, Florida is perceived by more than a few folks as something of a paradise, and Cape Coral encapsulates all of those reasons. With its casual, low-key, friendly vibe, its thriving business community and its beautiful waterfront vistas, it has a lot to offer, especially if your idea of a good time includes sunny, white sand beaches and miles of oceanfront property.

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City Guide

Cape Coral
With a population of 154,305 and a geographical size of 120 square miles, Cape Coral is one of the largest cities in Florida. Its nickname is the "Waterfront Wonderland" because of its more than 400 miles of navigable waters, and it boasts more miles of canals than any other city worldwide.
With a population of 154,305 and a geographical size of 120 square miles, Cape Coral is one of the largest cities in Florida. Its nickname is the "Waterfront Wonderland" because of its more than 400 miles of navigable waters, and it boasts more miles of canals than any other city worldwide.

Cape Coral is anything but a small town. With a population of 154,305, it's one of Florida's largest cities, and at 120 square miles it covers a heck of a lot of ground. Geographically, it has more canals (mileage-wise) than any other city on the planet, and it's home to more than 400 miles of navigable water. Perhaps all this water has something to do with the fact that, no matter where you are in Cape Coral, you don't really feel like you're in a big city. It's true that the area is home to a number of huge corporations, but underneath this thriving business community there's a laid-back vibe, thanks in part to the magnificent waterfront views that make you feel like you're on a perpetual vacation, even when you're working.

Moving to Cape Coral

Whether you're looking for apartment complexes or rental homes in Cape Coral, you're sure to find something to suit your lifestyle. Its wide variety of apartment homes includes a large number of studio apartment units, one-bedroom apartments for rent and substantially larger units as well, so you'll have plenty to choose from. This is Florida, so don't expect bargain prices, and be prepared to pay first and last month's rent, plus a hefty security deposit of a couple hundred dollars. The good news, however, is that some landlords will be happy to bargain with you, and they may even waive that last month's down payment altogether.

Is there really a renter's season in Florida? The answer is yes -- and no. The snowbirds (these are second home owners who come south to escape the winter, hence the nickname) typically come down during the late fall and winter months and leave during the late spring; but most of them own their homes, so they don't really affect rentals all that much. Because of the fantastic climate, there's tourism all year in Florida, but lots of folks still make it a summer destination, so expect to see more people out and about during the summer months. Again, this shouldn't affect rental prices or availability too much, unless the property is advertised as a vacation rental as well.

Moving to Cape Coral
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Whether you're looking for apartment complexes or rental homes in Cape Coral, you're sure to find something to suit your lifestyle. Its wide variety of apartment homes includes a large number of studio apartment units, one-bedroom apartments for rent and substantially larger units as well, so you'll have plenty to choose from. This is Florida, so don't expect bargain prices, and be prepared to pay first and last month's rent, plus a hefty security deposit of a couple hundred dollars. The good news, however, is that some landlords will be happy to bargain with you, and they may even waive that last month's down payment altogether.

Is there really a renter's season in Florida? The answer is yes -- and no. The snowbirds (these are second home owners who come south to escape the winter, hence the nickname) typically come down during the late fall and winter months and leave during the late spring; but most of them own their homes, so they don't really affect rentals all that much. Because of the fantastic climate, there's tourism all year in Florida, but lots of folks still make it a summer destination, so expect to see more people out and about during the summer months. Again, this shouldn't affect rental prices or availability too much, unless the property is advertised as a vacation rental as well.

Neighborhoods in Cape Coral

The main commercial drags in town are Del Prado Boulevard, Santa Barbara Boulevard, Cape Coral Parkway and Pine Island Road, so if you want to be close to stores and service providers, it's a good idea to look for rental properties near these areas. Otherwise, here are a few of the most popular residential areas:

Southwest Cape Coral: In the area between Cape Coral Parkway and Cape Harbor, you'll find a large number of apartment complexes, townhouses and condos, as well as rental homes. Plus, it's located near all the amenities, including Walmart Supercenter, Walmart Family Market, Publix Supermarket and Kohl's, so it's a great place to start looking.

Southeast: In the area around the Cape Coral Yacht Club, you'll find some beautifully appointed townhouses, condos and apartment rentals.

Gloriana Canal: Also known as Unit 64, this neighborhood has beautiful tropically-landscaped homes, many on waterfront lots.

Summerville Loop: This area features a number of beautiful homes for sale at a variety of prices.

Southeast: From 12th to 18th Avenues, you'll find a variety of house rentals throughout the year, many with beautiful large lawns. Plus, this area is just a few minutes away from Walmart Supercenter, Target, Publix and Dunkin' Donuts, so you can get a quick doughnut fix whenever you need it.

Neighborhoods in Cape Coral
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The main commercial drags in town are Del Prado Boulevard, Santa Barbara Boulevard, Cape Coral Parkway and Pine Island Road, so if you want to be close to stores and service providers, it's a good idea to look for rental properties near these areas. Otherwise, here are a few of the most popular residential areas:

Southwest Cape Coral: In the area between Cape Coral Parkway and Cape Harbor, you'll find a large number of apartment complexes, townhouses and condos, as well as rental homes. Plus, it's located near all the amenities, including Walmart Supercenter, Walmart Family Market, Publix Supermarket and Kohl's, so it's a great place to start looking.

Southeast: In the area around the Cape Coral Yacht Club, you'll find some beautifully appointed townhouses, condos and apartment rentals.

Gloriana Canal: Also known as Unit 64, this neighborhood has beautiful tropically-landscaped homes, many on waterfront lots.

Summerville Loop: This area features a number of beautiful homes for sale at a variety of prices.

Southeast: From 12th to 18th Avenues, you'll find a variety of house rentals throughout the year, many with beautiful large lawns. Plus, this area is just a few minutes away from Walmart Supercenter, Target, Publix and Dunkin' Donuts, so you can get a quick doughnut fix whenever you need it.

Living in Cape Coral

With 355 days of sunshine a year, what else can you say about the climate? Oh, wait -- there's also 145 days and 54 inches of precipitation a year; but don't forget, this is Florida, and most of those passing rain storms only last a few minutes and then evaporate into thin air, leaving you refreshed and ready for the next round of sun. During the summer months, temperatures can get into the mid-90s, so you'll be grateful for those bursts of rain; and with all that sunshine, who's complaining?

Cape Coral has a great public transportation system, LeeTran, which offers bus service throughout the city and into Fort Myers (less than 10 miles away). Nevertheless, this city covers a big area, so it helps to have your own wheels down here. Plus, it's hard to get out of the rain when you're waiting for a bus.

If you want to get an idea of what Cape Coral is really all about, your first stop should be The Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve a stunning natural sanctuary featuring hiking trails through mangrove forests, native wildlife and untouched wetlands. You'll also find a lovely boardwalk that stretches alongside the picturesque Caloosahatchee River, where you can rent a kayak for the day.

Want to have a boatload of fun? Visit the Cape Coral Yacht Club. It offers great boat docks, a beach, tennis courts, a fishing pier and a superb restaurant. Plus, the fishing is really good in this area, and you'll catch your quota of snook, sea trout and redfish before sundown.

Speaking of fish, somewhere around Misto Bar and Grill the fish must be biting, because there's always a deliciously fresh seafood dish, as well as steaks, chops, roast duckling and a scarpariello that will keep you coming back again and again. If you're in the mood for casual comfort food, head on over to Ciao Wood Fired Pizza and Trattoria, where you can enjoy specialty pies with toppings such as fennel sausage, gorgonzola, San Marzano tomatoes and marinated eggplant.

To paraphrase Jimmy Buffett, it's always five o'clock somewhere in Florida when it comes to bars, and one locals' favorite is Bubba's Roadhouse & Saloon, a friendly, low-key place where you'll likely as not find peanut shells on the floor, as well as great drink specials, an awesome beer list, good pub grub and live entertainment.

If your idea of tee time means clubs and balls instead of china pots and cups, then you're going to love Cape Coral's many golf courses, including the one at Palmetto-Pine Country Club, a lush, landscaped golfer's paradise where you'll find a championship course designed by Arthur Hills. Another winner is Royal Tee Golf Club, where you'll find a semi-private 27-hole course that includes 50 acres of pristine lakes and natural wetlands.

For a great many reasons, Florida is perceived by more than a few folks as something of a paradise, and Cape Coral encapsulates all of those reasons. With its casual, low-key, friendly vibe, its thriving business community and its beautiful waterfront vistas, it has a lot to offer, especially if your idea of a good time includes sunny, white sand beaches and miles of oceanfront property.

Living in Cape Coral
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With 355 days of sunshine a year, what else can you say about the climate? Oh, wait -- there's also 145 days and 54 inches of precipitation a year; but don't forget, this is Florida, and most of those passing rain storms only last a few minutes and then evaporate into thin air, leaving you refreshed and ready for the next round of sun. During the summer months, temperatures can get into the mid-90s, so you'll be grateful for those bursts of rain; and with all that sunshine, who's complaining?

Cape Coral has a great public transportation system, LeeTran, which offers bus service throughout the city and into Fort Myers (less than 10 miles away). Nevertheless, this city covers a big area, so it helps to have your own wheels down here. Plus, it's hard to get out of the rain when you're waiting for a bus.

If you want to get an idea of what Cape Coral is really all about, your first stop should be The Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve a stunning natural sanctuary featuring hiking trails through mangrove forests, native wildlife and untouched wetlands. You'll also find a lovely boardwalk that stretches alongside the picturesque Caloosahatchee River, where you can rent a kayak for the day.

Want to have a boatload of fun? Visit the Cape Coral Yacht Club. It offers great boat docks, a beach, tennis courts, a fishing pier and a superb restaurant. Plus, the fishing is really good in this area, and you'll catch your quota of snook, sea trout and redfish before sundown.

Speaking of fish, somewhere around Misto Bar and Grill the fish must be biting, because there's always a deliciously fresh seafood dish, as well as steaks, chops, roast duckling and a scarpariello that will keep you coming back again and again. If you're in the mood for casual comfort food, head on over to Ciao Wood Fired Pizza and Trattoria, where you can enjoy specialty pies with toppings such as fennel sausage, gorgonzola, San Marzano tomatoes and marinated eggplant.

To paraphrase Jimmy Buffett, it's always five o'clock somewhere in Florida when it comes to bars, and one locals' favorite is Bubba's Roadhouse & Saloon, a friendly, low-key place where you'll likely as not find peanut shells on the floor, as well as great drink specials, an awesome beer list, good pub grub and live entertainment.

If your idea of tee time means clubs and balls instead of china pots and cups, then you're going to love Cape Coral's many golf courses, including the one at Palmetto-Pine Country Club, a lush, landscaped golfer's paradise where you'll find a championship course designed by Arthur Hills. Another winner is Royal Tee Golf Club, where you'll find a semi-private 27-hole course that includes 50 acres of pristine lakes and natural wetlands.

For a great many reasons, Florida is perceived by more than a few folks as something of a paradise, and Cape Coral encapsulates all of those reasons. With its casual, low-key, friendly vibe, its thriving business community and its beautiful waterfront vistas, it has a lot to offer, especially if your idea of a good time includes sunny, white sand beaches and miles of oceanfront property.