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Fort Myers Beach

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Recent Fort Myers Beach reviews

  • wonderful family vacation location

    "listing was accurate, but didnt do the home justice. Our family of 4 had a wonderful time. Plenty of room in a great location. the bedrooms were nice, the bathrooms were very cool. lots of privacy. everything was in good shape. great kitchen. Our family highlight was the private pool. very nice size with plenty of room & privacy. swimming at night was wonderful. we enjoyed having a nice propane grill for cooking. Location was great. far enough from the busy section for peace & quiet, but close enough to groceries & wonderful food. To get to the ocean you do have to cross a road, but it was only a short trip. swimming was wonderful in the ocean here & not very crowded. The owner Donna was great to work with. i would highly recommend this house"
    Guest: Chris H. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 25, 2014
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  • Wonderful Condo in a Great Location

    "The perfect location! The condo is clean. The beds sleep great. We've stayed at several other condos on the north end through the years, but we'll be staying here from now on. The pool has ocean views and a restroom on site. Very safe facility."
    Guest: Stuart B. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 8, 2015
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  • Top notch condo

    "Had a wonderful vacation in this apartment. While Smugglers Cove is an older complex, it is very well maintained and has a spectacular location on the best part of the beach. The pool is warm and clean, and there are lots of lounge chairs available at the pool and on the grass by the beach. John, the owner, is very responsive and made sure we had everything we needed, even going to the trouble of getting grab bars for the tub when he knew we would have a senior with us. The apartment is nicely renovated and equipped with everything you could want. We found the location perfect for visiting Sanibel, Naples, Everglades etc, and the Publix is just a short walk away. Nothing beats a long walk along the beach at sunset, or eating breakfast on the lanai while watching pelicans fishing and dolphins jumping through the waves. If we come back to Fort Myers Beach again we won't even consider any other apartment. We couldn't do better than this."
    Guest: A & E Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 18, 2014
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  • Great Condo

    "My wife and I stayed here for a week recently. I must say that it was fantastic in every way. The location couldn't have been better - we had an amazing view of the Gulf and close to lots of places to eat/drink. Half a dozen restaurants, 7-11 store, CVS pharmacy and liquor store all just directly across the street. Fish House restaurant was excellent!! Really loved the beach, the best I've ever seen. Not crowded at all. Lots of place to pitch your umbrella. Lots of birds to watch on the beach and in the nearby lagoon. Also enjoyed seeing a dolphin or two swim by almost every day. Trolley ride up and down the strip is $0.75 or you can buy an all day pass. Use this to go to Publix a couple miles north. Great location if you don't need or have a car. Highly recommend it."
    Guest: John M. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 19, 2015
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Fort Myers Beach Travel Tips

More than 6,200 people call Fort Myers Beach home. This town located on Estero Island wasn't officially incorporated until December 1995, making it a newer Floridian hotspot. Although Fort Myers Beach may be small, more than 1.8 million visitors flock there every year to enjoy the beaches, fishing, shopping, dining, golf and entertainment along the Gulf.

There's no undertow in Fort Myers Beach, making it the "World's Safest Beach" and perfect for families who want to get their toes wet. The entire island is 7 miles long, a nice walk or jog for those who want to work in a little exercise on their trip.

The area that was once home to Native Americans and Spaniards is a favorite among tourists who dine on "pink gold" shrimp and celebrate the fishing industry with the week-long Shrimp Festival held in March.

Fort Myers Beach Attractions

There's a lot to do on the tiny island of Estero including water sports, beach activities and outdoor and indoor attractions. There are 25 public beach accesses on the Gulf side of Estero Island that are marked for easy spotting.

You can stop by one of several playgrounds and parks in Fort Myers Beach. Head to Lynn Hall Memorial Park, where you can fish off of a 600-foot pier. Sports lovers can venture over to Bay Oaks Recreation Center for basketball, tennis and volleyball courts.

There are 17 acres of fun on the northern tip of Estero Island at Bowditch Point Regional Park. For more protected wildlife areas, check out the Matanzas Pass Wildlife Preserve with a restored cottage, 42 acres of wilderness and a sanctuary for native plants and animals. Seven acres are developed for a park and the rest remains part of a preservation. There are boardwalks that allow visitors to Estero Back Bay access to observe ospreys and pelicans as they fish for food. Kayaks and canoes are available at Oyster Bay and Lovers Key Barrier Island.

Things to Do in Fort Myers Beach

Lovers Key State Park: Lovers Key is one of four barrier islands that make up the park. Bottlenose dolphins, West Indian manatees, marsh rabbits, roseate spoonbills and bald eagles call these waters and land home. The 2-mile-long beach is popular for shelling, swimming, picnicking and sunning. Over at Black Island you can enjoy 5 miles of hiking and bicycling.

Shopping: Plenty of shopping is available in Fort Myers Beach and Estero Island including antiques, custom-made souvenirs, clothing and jewelry. Tanger Outlet Center features more than 40 brands including Nike, Coach, Coldwater Creek, Gap and more.

Water sports: If you want to get out and channel your inner thrillseeker, try any of the many watersports available in Fort Myers Beach. You can see the town from the sky with a helicopter sightseeing tour or Paradise Parasail Inc. Go on exciting tours with Good Time Charters, Fort Myers Fishing Adventures and FishSkinner Charters.

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