About Fort Myers Beach Florida
Fort Myers Beach has something for everyone. No matter if your a first time visitor, a frequent visitor or a long time resident. With over six miles of powder surgar white sand, there are abundant places beach goers can explore, relax and enjoy the sun & surf.
From sunrise to sunset Beachcombers from all over the world converge on Fort Myers Beach to indulge in the beach time activities. Wind surfing, Para Sailing, Jet Skiing, Scooter rentals, Boat rentals, Jet Ski rentals, Kayak rentals, Fishing by Charter or from the Fort Myers Beach Pier (Pelican Pier). There's Bicycle rentals, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Beach Walking, Site seeing and dining galore. Some folks may choose to hold up at one of there favorite taverns or rum bars and take in some Jimmy Buffet tunes. Of course there's nothing like hanging out on the Beach with your family or sweetheart.
By automobile you can get to Fort Myers Beach from two directions. You can approach from the south through Bonita Beach or the north from Fort Myers. From Fort Myers, take Summerlin Rd. or Pine Island Rd. to San Carlos Boulevard. From the intersection of Summerlin Rd. and San Carlos Blvd. you have a couple of options. You can take the (Lee Tran Trolley) which runs from Summerlin Square through Fort Myers Beach to (Lovers Key) located south of Fort Myers Beach or drive into Fort Myers Beach on San Carlos Blvd.
The busiest season begins in January and runs through late April, you'll find the commute into Fort Myers Beach can sometimes be a tedious start and stop. The traffic usually begins to slow after 10:00 AM and can run as late as 6:00PM. San Carlos Blvd. narrows from four lanes to two lanes starting at the base of Fort Myers Bridge or (Matanzas Pass Bridge) causing congestion.
As you navigate San Carlos Blvd. from Summerlin Rd. to the (Fort Myers Beach Bridge or Sky Bridge), you'll see Restaurants, Taverns, Marinas, Miniature Golf, Charter and Boat rental facilities on both sides of San Carlos Blvd. There's even a bowling alley (Beach Bowl) that's been providing Fort Myers Beach residents years of bowling fun.
From fine dinning to traditional family seafood restaurants the San Carlos Blvd. corridor begins your palet pleasing experience as you near Fort Myers Beach. Click here to locate some of the Fort Myers Beach Restaurants on the (San Carlos Blvd. Corridor).
Fort Myers Beach has activities for everyone. From avid fisherman to novice boater or seagoing captain. There's even a Pirate Ship for those first time adventurers looking for Davy Jones Locker.
While driving up and over the Fort Myers Beach Bridge also known as the (Matanza Pass Bridge), you will realize that you have arrived. From the top of the bridge you can see over the top of time square to Sanibel Island and the tranquil waters of the Gulf of Mexico. While looking down upon the vibrant colors of the many shops and restaurants you will smell the wonderful seafood delights being cooked below and beside the bridge. This is where your senses begin to take over and your heart fills with energy. You have arrived!
Unlike the many beaches on the Atlantic coast of Florida, Fort Myers Beach is a barrier island situated on the Gulf of Mexico. Other nearby barrier islands include Sanibel Island, Captiva Island and North Captiva Island.
Fort Myers Beach activities for the entire family. Locate restaurants, shops, boat tours and more on Fort Myers Beach, Florida's beach destination.
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