Golf in Venice Florida – Waterford Golf Club is a Terrific Experience

Golf in Venice Florida

You want to enjoy a terrific golf experience while spending your vacation in Venice?

Waterford Golf Club is a top rated semi-private Venice golf course within two beautiful upscale home developments. It offers distinct picturesque qualities with abundant natural landscape and wildlife.

Each of the 27 holes have unique features and a combination of rolling fairways, undulating greens, hazards and water in play to challenge all golfers. There are no holes contiguous to each other. Play any combination of the Turnberry, Gleneagles, or Sawgrass courses and enjoy the improvement of your golf skills.

The Club restaurant is a great choice whether you’re looking for a quick snack or a full meal. Be sure, you will get something delicious. It is open Monday – Sunday for breakfast, lunch, and occasional dinners. They are also available for banquets and outings.

Waterford Golf Club Features are:

  • – Full driving range
  •  – Putting green
  •  – Electric carts
  •  – Pull Carts
  •  – M/L rental clubs (premium sets available)
  •  – Full pro shop

For more info like directions, booking Tee Times or reserving lessons please go to their website GolfinVenice.

Waterford Golf Club is only a short drive from your vacation home Villa Happy Gator. Read more about Golf in Venice on our page “This and That”.

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Shark’s Tooth Festival 2018 – April 13-15 in Venice Florida

Shark's Tooth Festival

One of the best and biggest festivals of Venice is the annual Venice Shark’s Tooth Festival. It will be starting its 26st year in this spring.

Each year, fossil collectors from around the Southeast display and sell shark teeth and other prehistoric fossils. In addition, more than 100 artists from around Florida market their original work. Food vendors and live entertainments join the fun, along with kid-friendly events for families.

The Festival is held on the Venice Municipal Airport Festival Grounds on Airport Avenue, just a few minutes away from Villa Happy Gator.

Read more about how Venice became the Shark Tooth Capital of the World HERE.

shark-teeth collection


Book Your Vacation in Venice Florida – Enjoy “Garden of Wonders”

Venice Arts Festival

Venice Florida is the perfect location for a perfect holiday: Miles of pristine beaches, close to shopping and nature parks and cozy cafés, bars and restaurants.

How about planning a stay in November and visit the Venice Chalk Festival November 9-12 with its motto “Garden of Wonders”? From start to finish, you can witness the largest gathering of renowned pavement artists perform using the road surface as a canvas to develop oversized masterpieces in chalk. (

For your stay we recommend our Villa Happy Gator, a 5 star rated vacation home with gorgeous pool area and close to the beach, shopping and nature parks. Contact us and book your favorite time now! Still several openings in 2018.

Birgit, owner Villa Happy Gator in Venice Florida