Fort Myers, Florida

The area served by the Fort Myers airport includes the city of Fort Myers and the areas of Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel Island, and Captiva Island to the southwest, and Bonita Springs, Naples, and Marco Island to the south. While each area has excellent beaches and resorts, each has its own flavor.

  • Fort Myers & Fort Myers Beach — Fort Myers and the beach mecca of Fort Myers Beach are where flip-flops are the only required footwear and a swimsuit, cover-up, and sunscreen are the attire. Resorts in Fort Myers Beach are smaller in size with plenty of restaurants and bars within walking distance. The Fort Myers area is great for singles, couples and families.
  • Sanibel and Captiva Islands — Sanibel Island and Captiva Island are peaceful retreats 3 miles offshore from Fort Myers Beach. Visitors tend to stay on the island as everything one needs is here…pristine beaches, aquamarine waters– perfect for sea shelling and fishing, lazy days, and stunning sunsets. Both islands are great for couples and families.
  • Naples and Marco Island — Naples and Marco Island have more of an upscale atmosphere with top-notch resorts, elegant dining options, excellent shopping, and numerous award-winning golf courses. Naples and Marco Island are great for couples and families.
  • Cape Coral — With more than 400 miles of canals, boating, fishing and water sports and renowned Gulf Coast beaches, verdant golf courses and family attractions like the popular Sun Splash Family Waterpark make Cape Coral an appealing destination for visitors.

Why Go To Fort Myers

A vacation to Fort Myers is all about the laid-back lifestyle, spending the day on the beach, strolling in the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico, having the time to read that new novel, perfecting your golf swing, and dining overlooking a spectacular sunset. It’s casual and carefree, just what a vacation to Florida should be.

Boy Playing in the Waves

Enjoying a day at Fort Myers beach

Who Should Go

In addition to the destinations listed above that are best for singles, couples, and families, the Fort Myers area is also a great vacation destination for:

Beach Lovers

White-sand beaches and beautiful Gulf waters ensure a fabulous beach vacation.


There are almost 150 golf courses in Southwest Florida, more per capita than anywhere else in the U.S. With a climate that allows for year-round play, it’s no wonder that golfers love the area. Most resorts either have a course or are affiliated with one.

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