Fort Myers Beach is a town located on Estero Island in Florida. It Is a baffler island famed for its white sugar sand, the varying beauty of the beaches, and the national park around it.
The best way to get around Fort Myers is by car. Though the town Is small, most attractions are far apart and the public transportation system is known to be unreliable. The beaches are about 20 miles from town and the area is famous for its beautiful coastlines. A car gives the visitor the most freedom to explore and experience the whole area comfortably. Parking facilities vary from beach to beach, but it is generally $2 an hour.
Attractions and services on the beach
Most of the beaches like Bonita Beach have a set of standard facilities like:
- beach volleyball courts
- public toilets
- and lifeguards.
To have a bonfire on the beach, one must consult the local authorities first.
Lynn Hall park seems to be the most popular for family fun and setting up an umbrella. It has trolley access and parking is free. While at Fort Myers, one can go shelling, or shell collecting Is a very popular activity for the beach visitors, and there Is also an off leash dog beach at the further end of Bonita beach.
Cafes and restaurants
Since Fort Myers is a town next to the ocean, it has plenty of cafes and restaurants serving freshly caught produce. Shrimp is a local delicacy at Fort Myers beach with an annual shrimp festival which raises money to donate to local charities.
Hotels near the beach
Fort Myers has plenty of accommodation options ranging from vacation rentals to luxury hotels and motels to fit any budget. Some of most popular hotels in the area around the beach are:
Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina (4 stars, offers free wifi)
Best Western Plus Beach Resort (3 stars, offers free breakfast)
GullWing Beach Resort
Edison Beach House (4 stars, offers free wifi)
Pierview Hotel & Suites (2 stars, offers free wifi)
The Neptune Resort
- Disabled Access
- Car Parking
- Changing Rooms