Saint James City is an island community situated on the southern half of Pine Island. A laid back Island Lifestyle is what is so appealing. The population is 3800 full time residents, and boasts a variety of lifestyles for those wishing to live here part or full time. A fishing village within 10 minute access to the rich back water and gulf access fishing areas. It is home to many professional guides and charter services. Saint James City is also minutes from Sanibel and Captiva Islands by boat.
The various residential communities offer something for everyone and many are centered around boating and sailing communities. Kayaking is a growing activity and there are several public access marinas to “put in” for a morning or afternoon of exploring. These same Marinas offer boat rental and storage as well.
Saint James City has many restaurants and Social Clubs such as the Elks, Moose, VFW, etc. and there is always music and entertainment available somewhere. There is a local grocery store, Pharmacy, and weekly Farmers Markets.