Known as the “City of Palms” and located on Florida’s Gulf Coast, Fort Myers offers its own beach that stretches for 7 miles along the island as well as being surrounded by some 100 barrier and coastal islands to explore. Heaped with sugar-sand, it is tagged as the world’s safest beach, with gentle slopes and sandbars. It’s a booming town with great weather, entertainment, and a casual feel in Southwest Florida. For accommodations in Fort Myers Beach, take your pick from an apartment, a beach house, or a condo rental - find that perfect Owner Direct rental for you and your family to enjoy a memorable stay with family and friends. Many of the spacious lodgings offer easy access to the beach and features great amenities such as hot tubs, pools, and outdoor grills for BBQ night. Aside from being family and child-friendly, you can also choose a vacation rental home that allows pets so that the entire family can have fun in the sun during your stay in Fort Myers Beach!
Our vacation rentals in Fort Myers Beach have everything for a perfect beach trip or holiday with beautiful gulf views, warm and bright decor that you can relax and really be on a vacation. The rooms boast comfortable beds and TVs with cable, even kids can have their own room that could feature a rocking chair and bedside lamp for bedtime stories. There’s plenty of storage space in the closets, some are even stocked with extra pillows and blankets, a high chair, a Pack ‘n Play, just so you can travel a little lighter.
Relax in an oversized armchair, recliner chair, or the sofa while watching your favorite TV show or movie. You can also check emails from a sunny corner desk beside windows with views of the water. Hungry? Many kitchens have full-size appliances and granite countertops. Just bring your groceries and store them in the spacious pantry or kitchen cabinets and fridge. Enjoy meals together at the dining table or dine al fresco on the patio dining set while listening to the waves.
Aside from those, enjoy some of the other amenities such as high-speed WiFi, HDTV, DVD player, Netflix, washer and dryer, and free calls within the US and to Canada. Spend your days lounging at tiki huts or beach chairs. The balcony overlooks the Gulf and is a wonderful place to watch the gorgeous sunsets and see the dolphins play. Step out to a spacious, screened-in lanai with a hot tub and stellar views.
Ready to head out? Almost everything is within walking distance or jump on a trolley to take you the full length of the beach for additional shopping, restaurants, and Times Square.
Relaxing is the main activity down in Fort Myers, but for visitors who stay here annually, the most popular activities are fishing, boating, kayaking, swimming, diving, biking, eating, and drinking. If you want to take a break from the sand, other entertainment options include movie theaters, bowling alleys, marinas, and casino boats.
Conveniently located near the Publix Supermarket, it would be easy for you to keep your fridge full. Don’t feel like eating in? The city offers superb dining. Try the Bayfront Bistro or go for a Tex-Mex at La Ola Surfside; enjoy Greek fare at Plaka Restaurant or the casual and lively atmosphere at Smokin’ Oyster Brewery or The Cottage Beach Bar. Finish the day with homemade ice cream from Royal Scoop.
The closest airport is Southwest Florida International Airport, then Tampa International Airport. From there, you’ll have a wide variety of options to reach your destination - taxis, shuttles, bus, and limousine service. By car, take I-75 to exit 158 known as US-41 south. Follow the road for approximately 18 miles to reach the area. If you’re staying in the beach area, you can use the Fort Myers Beach trolley to get around, but many visitors rent a car to access all areas of the city.
Fort Myers is known to be a year-round destination with warm, balmy weather for nearly 300 days of the year. Still, the best time to visit is between March and May where you can completely relax with the crowds diminished. Although the sun is up, visitors wanting a peaceful vacation should watch out for spring breakers. The summer months see the most crowds and like other tropical destinations, Fort Myers also sees an influx of travelers during the winter season.