We stayed here for a month. Very nice place with lots of activities and things to do. Myakka River is tight there and was a pleasant place to sit and relax. The only downside was that when it rained (and it rained a lot) the place was underwater. All the rv sites are on grass and there wasn't any place for the water to go. We couldn't even get out of our door without walking through four to six inches of water. I had to take an extra pair of shoes and a towel with me every time we went anywhere. By the time we left, the tire ruts in the grass were enormous and the entire place looked like a big mud bath. I know they can't do anything about the rain but it didn't seem like they were prepared for that kind of weather.
Drove through this park looking for a park to stay at. From the front it looks great but as you drive further into the park you realize what a muddy, wet, dirty mess it is. No cement or gravel pads. The RV spaces are all grass. There is a lot of standing water. There was a yard/pest control guy out spraying the standing water. Don't feed the alligator signs posted. Not a park for children even with the really nice playground.
Bought our rig from Lazy Days in Tampa and they include 14 free days at Encore resorts. The staff was extremely friendly and attentive. Upon learning that we were newbies, they guided us to our site and ensured we got in OK. The resort is very good. Lots of snow bird permanent places and a mix of camping sites. The park was quiet and clean. A previous review noted the low-lying areas...while we did not get rain it was still damp and I can see that there would be issues. Still not much anyone can do. The friendliness of the staff was what made me want to return.