Fort Myers Beach, FL

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Located only a few miles offshore from Fort Myers, this small island is filled with beautiful beaches, a variety of nature and a lively downtown area.

Fort Myers Beach is famed for its pristine sugar sand, bright white and welcoming to sunbathers. The island is home to ten unique beaches. Visit a few. Lovers Key is a secluded park known for its romantic atmosphere. Lighthouse Parking Beach, at Sanibel Island’s southeasternmost tip, is a fantastic destination for birdwatchers looking for local and migrating birds.

Times Square is the downtown area of Fort Myers Beach. Have a beachside lunch during the day and browse through its shops. At night, follow dinner with drinks and dancing at a local bar. Head to Fort Myers Beach Pier, adjacent to Times Square, for some of the best sunset views on the island.

Paddle down the Great Calusa Blueway, a 190-mile (306-kilometer) kayak and canoe trail. Explore Lee County's coastal waters and inland tributaries along this well-marked trail. You may see a manatee leisurely swimming alongside your boats.

Experience Florida’s rich history at Mound House, an ancient Calusa Indian Mound. Besides being the oldest structure on Estero Island, it serves as a museum offering tours and educational programs. Pack a picnic to enjoy on the beautiful grounds.

You can easily reach Sanibel Island by boat or by car. Known for its trademark lighthouse, sunsets and luxurious resorts, this is one of Florida’s top destinations. By far, the most popular activity here is shelling you can barely walk one step on the beach without indulging in the so-called "Sanibel Stoop" to search for shells. But there is so much more: fine accommodations, luscious dining (seafood, of course!), fishing, boating, and just plain relaxation, a chance to get away from the hurly-burly, a chance to draw closer to nature.

Fort Myers Beach is an idyllic town just 15 miles (24 kilometers) outside the city of Fort Myers. It sits on the small barrier island of Estero, located along the Gulf of Mexico. Sanibel Island is a 30-minute drive west.

Where to stay in Fort Myers Beach

The Neptune Resort
The Neptune Resort
3 out of 5
2310 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL, 33931
The price is $140 per night from Aug 16 to Aug 17
Stay at this 3-star beach hotel in Fort Myers Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,006 reviews)
"Great place and location. Will stay again."

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

The Neptune Resort
Lani Kai Beachfront Resort
Lani Kai Beachfront Resort
3 out of 5
1400 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL, 33931
The price is $159 per night from Aug 17 to Aug 18
Stay at this 3-star beach hotel in Fort Myers Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,159 reviews)
"Great location and options to do anything you like. Wanted to stay another night but was booked. Will be back again"

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

Lani Kai Beachfront Resort
Wyndham Garden Fort Myers Beach
Wyndham Garden Fort Myers Beach
3 out of 5
6890 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL, 33931
The price is $152 per night from Aug 16 to Aug 17
Stay at this 3-star beach hotel in Fort Myers Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the restaurant and the bar in our reviews. ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,159 reviews)
"Rooms were clean but small. Air conditioner was extremely loud. Staff was very nice. Other than pool and bar there was nothing much to do on property. Had to rent chairs and umbrella on beach which got expensive."

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2022

Wyndham Garden Fort Myers Beach
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Sandpiper Gulf Resort
Sandpiper Gulf Resort
3 out of 5
5550 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL, 33931
The price is $169 per night from Sep 5 to Sep 6
Stay at this 3-star beach aparthotel in Fort Myers Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the pool and the WiFi in our ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,605 reviews)
"We really enjoyed our stay. The staff was friendly and helpful. The beds and pillows were very comfortable. Nice towels. Kitchen had everything we needed. Loved our beach view room. We will definitely be back."

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2022

Sandpiper Gulf Resort
Edison Beach House
Edison Beach House
3.5 out of 5
830 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach, FL, 33931
The price is $265 per night from Aug 20 to Aug 21
Stay at this 3.5-star beach aparthotel in Fort Myers Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (808 reviews)
"Clean, friendly close to all shops and private beach area/pool"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2022

Edison Beach House
Lovers Key Resort
Lovers Key Resort
3 out of 5
8771 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL, 33931
Stay at this 3-star beach aparthotel in Fort Myers Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a fitness center. Our guests praise the pool and the restaurant in ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (953 reviews)
Lovers Key Resort
"We had a great stay at Lovers Key Resort. The suite was beautiful, clean and completely updated. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed the delicious food, drinks and service at Flippers. The pool and deck are maintained beautifully. The resort is located by a State Park with a great ..."

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2022

Lovers Key Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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