Destination guide

Experience Bonita Springs from vacation home rentals

Sun, sand and sea, Bonita Springs has it all. Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, Bonita Springs is a charming beach community with a relaxing vibe. Get your Floridian adventure off on the right foot by booking a Bonita Springs vacation rental overlooking the ocean. Romp through the sand dunes of Bonita Beach Park or visit the Everglades Wonder Gardens, home to a wealth of exotic birds and wildlife. After dark, grab dinner in one of the beachfront seafood restaurants, or book tickets to a jazz performance at the Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs.

Things to do

Places to visit near Bonita Springs vacation homes

Its south Gulf coast location means that a Bonita Springs vacation rental is well pitched for all the sights in Lee County. A big draw for families is the Everglades Wonder Gardens. Opened in 1936, this zoo and botanical gardens is home to a wealth of Floridian wildlife, including alligators, panthers, flamingos, and bears. There's also a small natural history museum. If you prefer culture to crocs, book tickets for a jazz or classical performance in the Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs, one of the main venues for arts in the region.


Activities near your Bonita Springs summer rental

Perched on the Gulf coast of Florida, Bonita Springs is very much a beach community. Bonita Beach Park is a favorite with locals who come to picnic in the dunes, swim in the crystal clear waters or indulge in watersports. It's also a popular place to watch the sunset over the bay. Adventure seekers can go sea kayaking in the cool, clear waters of the Gulf, or hop on a boat cruise to spot Florida's native dolphins and manatees. After busy day on the beach, kick back with a local brew in one of Bonita Springs' many waterfront bars.


Climate for your stay in Bonita Springs vacation rentals

Thanks to its fabulous Floridian tropical climate, Bonita Springs enjoys year-round sunshine. Peak season is during the warm, summer months when temperatures can reach a sizzling 90 degrees, although the cooling breeze from the Gulf makes it more comfortable. Although, be aware it's hurricane season between June and November. The summer is also when Bonita Springs vacation rentals are at a premium. So for the best choice, visit in the shoulder seasons of spring, fall and winter, when the sun still shines and the temperatures are a comfortable 70 degrees.

Natural features

Paddling in the mangroves is key for Lovers

A 30-minute drive south of Fort Myers, Bonita Springs is a small beach town on the southern Gulf coast of Florida. An 8-mile drive north of town is Lovers Key State Park, a popular nature park. Made up of 4 barrier islands, it's a great place to escape the rat race for a day. There are around 5 miles of nature trails to explore, or pick up a canoe and venture out into the wetlands where you can spot West Indian manatees and bottlenose dolphins while American bald eagles glide overhead.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Bonita Springs

The nearest airport is in Naples, FL (APF-Naples Municipal), located 12.5 mi (20.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.), which is 14 mi (22.5 km) away.

Family friendly

Family attractions near Bonita Springs vacation rentals

Kids will love the fun-filled attractions in Bonita Springs. Family-friendly vacation homes are available near places like Sun-N-Fun Lagoon, a water park with waterslides, a lazy river, and kids’ water play area, and the Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples, a museum with exhibits devoted to learning through play. You could also visit Bird Rookery Swamp, a bird sanctuary with trails and a boardwalk through lush wilderness teeming with wildlife.

Good for couples

Couple's retreat near Bonita Springs vacation homes

Bonita Springs boasts beautiful beach locations for sunbathing and swimming. Vacation rentals are available near places like Lovers Key State Park, a secluded beach with a boardwalk and native manatees and dolphins, and Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, a waterfront location with a sandy beach and clear waters for swimming and snorkeling. You'll also like Bonita Beach, a serene beach with a blend of shells and sand.

Where to stay around Bonita Springs?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 5,254 vacation rentals near Bonita Springs. From 2,975 Condos/Apartments to 1,834 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bonita Springs for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Bonita Springs?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bonita Springs:

  • Bonita Bay: 300 vacation rentals
  • Bonita Shores: 800 vacation rentals
  • Estero Bay Shores: 18 vacation rentals
  • Village Walk of Bonita Springs: 17 vacation rentals
  • Paloma: 17 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Bonita Springs?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bonita Springs. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Little Hickory Island Beach Park: 10,422 vacation rentals
  • Flamingo Island Flea Market: 7,916 vacation rentals
  • Bonita Fairways Golf Course: 9,218 vacation rentals
  • Congo River Golf - Bonita Springs: 10,399 vacation rentals
  • Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Track: 8,435 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bonita Springs listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Bonita Springs?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 2,975 Condos/Apartments in Bonita Springs. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bonita Springs include:

  • Houses: 1,834 rentals available
  • Villas: 156 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 97 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bonita Springs?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4,139 vacation rentals with pool available in Bonita Springs. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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