The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel Islands are perfectly located on the Florida coast where you can enjoy pristine white sand, heaps of culture, tasty restaurants and lots of outdoor adventure, with something for the whole family – including boat excursions, fishing and kayaking. With the best of all Florida has to offer right on your doorstep, you’ll love your stay on the Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel Islands.
To give you an idea of how you can spend your holiday on the Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel Islands, as both a couple and family, here’s 10 things you simply must-do while in the area:1. Kayak along the serene coast
Explore the Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail, a 190-mile marked canoe and kayak trail that ventures along the serene coast of Lee County. Youll love the tranquillity as you head off on an adventure. Take in more than 80 highlights and access points along the way, including fantastic beaches and bays, and beautiful marine wildlife.2. Discover Golf Courses on the Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel Islands
Golf is a game best enjoyed when acquired skills are tested and the spirit is confronted. With year-round balmy weather, clear blue skies and a gentle ocean breeze, South Seas Island Resort is the ideal choice for your next Florida golf vacation. Choose from two expertly designed courses. Assess your short game on the challenging Captiva golf course, a 9-hole, par-27 course on the grounds of the resort. If you prefer a full 18-hole, undertake the championship course at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club – just a short drive away on Sanibel Island.3. Sunbathe on Fort Myers and Sanibel Islands beautiful beaches
Fort Myers & Sanibel has some of the best Florida beaches around. Sunbathe on the cosy white sand, where the kids can play and enjoy nearby parks. You can even enjoy a romantic evening walking down one of the pristine stretches on the Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel Islands, watching the breathtaking sunset.4. Take in an afternoon of shopping
After a thrilling morning of watersports, take in an afternoon of shopping. Whether it’s the latest fashion, jewellery, books, art, shells, antiques or fresh produce you’re after, the Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel Islands has it all. You won’t be disappointed and are sure to walk away with lots of treasures to take home with you.5. Grab a fresh bite to eat
Nothing beats a fresh bite to eat after a busy day spent outdoors. The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel Islands have a wide variety of restaurants offering numerous cuisines, from local fresh seafood to tasty Asian or Italian dishes. Better still, you can enjoy your dinner with sea views as you dine by the bay.6. Take in culture on the Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel Islands
From a hint of retro with some fantastic classic cars on show, to interesting art exhibitions and local Florida history museums, the Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel Islands are overflowing with culture. You can take in some live music after lunch, or enjoy a show in the evening. You won’t be disappointed when it comes to museums, galleries and brilliant, enjoyable bars and restaurants, offering plenty of fun for the whole family.7. Catch a game at the Lee County Sports Complex
The Boston Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins hold spring training at the Lee County Sports Complex on the Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel Islands, so if youre in the area you should definitely try and catch a game. Whats America without an afternoon or evening spent watching baseball?8. Enjoy the outdoors with a Beach Scavenger Hunt
The kids will love taking part in a beach scavenger hunt along the Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel Islands, hosted by Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation and Adventures in Paradise, who will help them to identify their findings. The little ones will love the challenge to find conch shells, egg cases, sea stars, turtle grass and more along the beautiful white sandy beaches.9. Head out on a fishing excursion
Whether it’s in-shore, off-shore, saltwater or freshwater fishing you’re after, the Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel Islands have it all. Sit solo on the shore or head out on a boat looking for your catch. Fishing is a brilliant activity to enjoy solo, as a couple or as a family – the kids are sure to love it – so you should definitely give one of the many fishing opportunities a go while in Florida.
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.10. Hit the beaches for a spot of shelling
The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel Islands are well known for their beautiful shell-covered shores, so what could be better than a morning with the kids spent combing the sand for some shells? While the tide is low, ideally May through September, hit the beaches and you’ll be surprised and delighted to find up to 50 different varies of shell on any given day. Your shell collection can start and grow here!
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