Bokeelia is one of the communities within Pine Island that houses many of Pine Island’s residents. Bookeelia is 8.8 square miles and in 2000, population was 1,997.
Many of the residents enjoy all sights and surroundings of Pine Island which include dining, fishing, boutiques and shopping. They also enjoy many events hosted by The Pine Island Chamber of Commerce, such as, The Taste of Pine Island Festival, The Annual Mullet Toss, Calusa Heritage Day and Mango Mania. Many enjoy the Four Winds Marina in Bokeelia to charter a boat to take them to neighboring islands and coasts in Southwest Florida.