Beaches

Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach is a popular destination for visitors eager to engage in water sports such as parasailing and kayaking - or just as eager to simply relax on the inviting beach. Fort Myers Beach sits on a small barrier island, about seven miles long, and the beach is fabulous - wide, gradually sloping, and thick with the areas justifiably famed sugar-sand. Fort Myers Beach has accommodations in all price ranges with plenty to do. You can go parasailing or on a dolphin eco-tour via wave runner, or on a fishing charter.
Location: Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Lynn Hall Memorial Park

Lynn Hall Memorial Park

Parking fee payment is accepted in bills, as well as most major credit cards. Please note that NO change is given or provided. Maximum vehicle length 20-feet, no trailer parking permitted. **Pets are not allowed** Lynn Hall Memorial Park is located on Ft. Myers Beach, just north of the foot of Matanzas Pass Bridge, next to "Times Square" in the heart of downtown. This lively Gulf-front park is conveniently located adjacent to shopping and restaurants. It features a licensed fishing pier with bait/gift shop, shelters with grills for picnicking (available on a first come first serve basis only), outdoor freshwater rinse off showers, restrooms with changing facilities and accessible beach access.
Location: Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Bowditch Point Park

Bowditch Point Park

Parking Fees: $2/hr. Payment is accepted in bills, as well as most major credit cards. Please note that NO change is given or provided. Maximum vehicle length 20 feet, no trailer or vehicle trailer parking is permitted. *Lee County Annual Parking Stickers are accepted at this location. Bowditch Point Regional Park is 17-acres that is located at the northern tip of Estero Island. It is actually a dual-use facility in which approximately seven acres are a developed park for passive recreational use and the remaining 10-acres are a restoration/preserve area. This serene location, which encompasses the entire end of the island, offers a choice of settings to fulfill your needs. The back bay offers quiet waters, peaceful surroundings and a close up look of vessels entering and exiting the bay. The park area features tables and grills, available on a first come first serve basis, in a shaded tropical setting sure to please any picnicker.
Location: Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Lovers Key State Park

Lovers Key State Park

For years, Lovers Key was accessible only by boat and it was said that only lovers traveled to the island to enjoy its remote and solitary beach. Today, it is one of four barrier islands that make up this state park. A haven for wildlife, the islands and their waters are home to West Indian manatees, bottlenose dolphins, roseate spoonbills, marsh rabbits, and bald eagles. The two mile long beach is accessible by boardwalk or tram and is popular for shelling, swimming, picnicking and sunbathing. Black Island has over five miles of multiuse trails for hiking and bicycling. The park`s concession offers kayak tours, as well as bicycle, canoe, kayak, paddleboard, beach chair and umbrella rentals.
Location: Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Sanibel Island Beaches

Sanibel Island Beaches

Causeway Beaches Great for swimming, fishing, windsurfing and picnicking. Pull your vehicle right to the waters edge. There is no fee when you park on the causeway beach. Located along both sides of the road. Restrooms are available. Lighthouse Beach & Fishing Pier This is the site of our historic functioning lighthouse. Located on the eastern tip of Sanibel, wrapping around to the bay side. This is where the t-dock-fishing pier is and a boardwalk nature trail winding through native wetlands. Turn left on Periwinkle Way from the Causeway Road. Gulfside City Park Picnic tables and shady pines welcome you, located mid-island on Algiers Lane off Casa Ybel Rd. Mid Island. Tarpon Bay Beach Easy parking for recreational vehicles, and a short hike from the parking lot to the beach. Located at the south end of Tarpon Bay Rd. at West Gulf Drive. Mid Island Bowmans Beach Pristine and quiet, you won`t find any hotels here. Park and walk over a bridge to secluded white beach. There is an outdoor shower located at this beach. This is the only beach with barbecue grills. Located off Sanibel-Captiva Rd., turn left on Bowmans Beach Rd. Up Island.
Captiva Island

Captiva Island

Captiva Beaches Turner Beach (Blind Pass) Located on both the Sanibel and Captiva side of the Blind Pass Bridge, this beach is popular with shellers and fishermen. Signs warn against swimming because of the swift currents. Located on Sanibel-Captiva Rd. at Blind Pass Bridge. Captiva Beach A great place to watch the sunset. There are no restroom facilities here and parking is very limited. Located at the end of Captiva Dr.
Location: Captiva, Florida