Cayo Costa (La Costa Island)

Cayo Costa

Cayo Costa (La Costa Island) In the 1800s, Cayo Costa was reputed to the stronghold of various pirates, including Gasparilla, and later as a hiding place for Union sympathizers during the Civil War.  In the early 1900′s, this unspoiled barrier island was used as a quarantine station for tall ships. In the 1870’s, Tervio Padilla, […]