Venice is located in the central gulf coast area of Florida. Venice is full of charm. Venice Island sits on the gulf of Mexico and has its own quaint downtown village .. abundant with shops and lovely restaurants. Most of the restaurants offer patio sitting so you can enjoy the gulf breeze. A popular restaurant called Sharkeys sits right on the beach and has a wonderful pier you can stroll on. The jetty is also a popular spot because more often than not the dolphin are there playing and fishing. The gulf waters of Venice are especially beautiful with their turquoise color. Venice is not far from I-75 so it is easy to access and not far from either Fort Myers airport or Tampa international airport. There are a variety of real estate options including single family homes , condos, villas, and town homes in all price ranges.