Cape Coral is the largest city in southwestern Florida and sits near the Gulf of Mexico. The city has grown from only 11,470 residents in 1970 to over 150,000 residents today. The Cape Coral-Fort Meyers metro area has a population of over 1/2 a million residents. The city's land area of 105.2 square miles and 9.9 square miles of water (total square mileage 115.1) makes Cape Coral the second largest city in Florida.
Renters are attracted to Cape Coral for its sunny weather, beautiful coastline, and sunny beaches. In addition to the Gulf of Mexico, lakes, a huge river, and miles of canals offer fun in the sun for the water-loving renter. In fact, according to its city guide, Cape Coral has over 400 miles of canals! And if that's not enough, there is also a huge water park called Sun Splash Family Waterpark to cool off.
Renters in Cape Coral are also drawn to the mild weather in Cape Coral, which is perfect for the outdoor-loving renter. For those active renters, Cape Coral offers a great deal of activities and fun.
With over 400 salt and fresh water canals, Cape Coral has the most canals in the world... even more than Venice, Italy!