Best Fort Myers Beach Vacations



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Warm sandy shores. Pristine waters with gentle waves. Mouthwatering seafood dinners. If these images sound like your idea of paradise, it's time to plan that next vacation to Fort Myers Beach.

This Florida locale is a terrific spot for families looking to spend some quality time together. It's considered one of the safest beaches because you can find shallow waters and no undertow, making it a great destination for those with kids. Fort Myers Beach is also a lovely place for a couples getaway. Nothing could be more romantic than the stunning views or dining al fresco while watching the sunset over the water.

Of course visitors to Fort Myers Beach will want to spend ample time enjoying the miles of beaches catching up on reading, building sandcastles or maybe even learning to surf. The water offers plenty of other activities including snorkeling, diving, fishing, kayaking and taking boat tours to spot dolphins.

Moving inland, Fort Myers Beach is a lively area filled with culture and excitement. Dining options from casual to upscale serve up delicious meals, especially if you enjoy seafood. You'll also find a variety of museums, parks, golf courses and more to make this vacation one you won't soon forget.


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Things to Do in Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach offers all the shoreline fun you'd hope to find in Fort Lauderdale or Daytona Beach, but without the excessive crowds and throngs of tourists taking over prime spots on the sand.

Fort Myers Beach is home to excellent attractions and activities for you to enjoy while taking in the laid-back atmosphere. You'll find everything from history to mouth-watering dining, gorgeous beaches and thrilling events; here is a list of some of the best things to do in Fort Myers Beach.


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Top Fort Myers Beach Seafood

When visiting the shoreline, it's a must that you sample the local, fresh seafood that abounds. Fish, crab and lobster never tasted more delicious than when they are served as the catch of the day right from the ocean to your plate, with some delicious preparation in between. And you're in luck - Fort Myers Beach is home to an array of restaurants that serve up seafood in a wide variety of ways, so you can try different eateries each night and not have the same shrimp or fish dish twice.

Whether you're looking for casual beachfront dining or something more upscale for a nice night out on the town, find out more: Fort Myers Beach's top seafood restaurants.


Visiting South Fort Myers

When planning a trip to Fort Myers, you might want to choose a specific part of the area to explore, and we recommend South Fort Myers. This locale is a long-standing favourite holiday destination whether you're travelling with your whole family for a reunion or looking to vacation with your sweetheart on a romantic getaway for two. South Fort Myers offers tons of activities and attractions to put a smile on everyone's face.

Visitors can experience gorgeous natural scenery and landscapes, excellent shopping options to pick up a souvenir or do a little retail therapy, fascinating live entertainment and, of course, warm sandy beaches. And with all the adventure, you'll need a spacious yet homey place to rest your head each night, so consider staying in a South Fort Myers vacation rental to really enhance your trip. Starting planning your South Fort Myers getaway.


Offbeat Water Activities to Try in Fort Myers

When visiting an oceanfront city or the beach, there are staples that most visitors enjoy like swimming, boating, kayaking and surfing. However, there are all sorts of other water adventures to try that are a little less known, but just as exciting. If you're ready for a new aquatic adventure, you might find parasailing, stand-up paddleboarding or skimboarding intriguing. Read more: offbeat water activities


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Fort Myers Beach Rentals

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With so much to experience, see and do in Fort Myers Beach, it's important to have a spacious but private and comfortable place to sleep each night. No matter what season you visit, this Florida destination is sure to please, and with a vacation rental, you can truly enjoy every moment of your stay.

Whether you need a small condo for two or a whole house fit for a family, staying in a rental allows you to really live like a local.

Fort Myers offers rentals in various locations including the downtown area, on the beach, near golf courses or close to the attractions you're interested in. And they often come complete with fully equipped kitchens, laundry and other amenities that will really make your stay something to remember.

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