Englewood is located on beautiful Lemon Bay, off the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, between Sarasota and Charlotte Counties. Englewood is just a short 85 mile trip away from metropolitan Tampa Bay, 90 miles north of Naples, 50 miles north of Fort Myers, and only 35 miles south of Sarasota. Englewood is easily accessible from U.S. Route 41 or Interstate 75. Englewood enjoys an average year-round temperature of 72 degrees and the waters in the Gulf will rise to a high of 89 degrees in the month of August. The winter low in Gulf waters averages about 70 degrees. Most of the year's average rainfall of 60 inches comes in the summer months.
Known as the "Gem of the Sun Coast", Englewood’s beautiful climate offers many year-round recreational activities including swimming, sunbathing, boating, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling and hiking to name a few. Englewood is unspoiled by high rises and high prices and is a community of communities, set comfortably on an area straddling two counties, harbored by several small islands and magnificent beaches in a tropical setting. Englewood is a beach community that thrives on its cultural events, nature parks, beaches, fishing, boating, and so much more.