Where To Stay In Fort Myers Beach, Florida

where to stay in fort myers beach
Maria Cristina
Maria Cristina

Welcome to Fort Myers, Florida! The Sunshine State’s famous beach destination is the commercial center and county seat of Lee County and the entryway to the Southwest Region that includes the sun-blessed Gulf Coast and the stretch of Sanibel islands. It is popular for several things – its shelling beaches, family-friendly attractions, top-notch resorts, shops, restaurants, and natural scenery that captivated two famous inventors, namely Henry Ford and Thomas Edison, who decided to set shop and build their luxury winter estates here. Currently, their laboratories and former vacation homes are converted into museums and are among the town’s most popular attractions. With a lot to see and experience in this sunny coastal town, you need to know where to stay in Fort Myers Beach, Florida, that can provide you with the best in comforts and convenience. Check out our list below and book them now!


1. Edison Beach House (from USD 265)

This two-star beachfront hotel offers spacious air-conditioned rooms that are designed with a fully equipped kitchen, a cozy lounge with a flat-screen TV, a dining area for four, and an en-suite bathroom with free toiletries. All units have thick cushioned double beds, a balcony offering refreshing sea views, and free Wi-Fi. The rooms are painted in white and soft pastel colors for a relaxing resort vibe. Guests can relax on the sun terrace, take a dip in the outdoor pool, and use the barbecue facilities. The property is 27km (16.77miles) to Fort Myers, 45km (27.96miles) to Naples, and 29km (18.01miles) to the Southwest Florida International Airport.

Edison Beach House

Address: 830 Estero Blvd

Fire extinguishers Newspapers Outdoor pool (all year) Salt-water pool Fence around pool Heating BBQ facilities Beachfront

2. Tiki On The Beach (from USD 239)

Steps away from the beach, 30km (18.64miles) from Fort Myers, 41km (25.47miles) from Naples, and 32km (19.88miles) from the airport is the Tiki On The Beach resort which offers lovely apartments with awesome vistas of the sea. The apartments are designed in pastel colors with a tropical theme featuring a kitchen for cooking family meals, a living room where guests can hang out to watch TV, an indoor dining area, and a furnished balcony where you can dine al fresco with panoramic sea views. Enjoy sleeping in the spacious bedrooms furnished with thick double beds filled with luxuries like cable TV, air-conditioning, free toiletries, and free Wi-Fi. The property is surrounded by sunbeds, brollies, and loungers so you can sunbathe, swim, enjoy barbecues by the beach and get fresh towels upon request.

Tiki On The Beach

Address: 4360 Estero Boulevard

Beachfront Smoke alarms Terrace Cashless payment available Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Invoice provided CCTV outside property WiFi available in all areas

3. Hampton Inn & Suites Fort Myers Beach/Sanibel Gateway (from USD 139)

Book a room at the Hampton Inn and spend beautiful mornings waking up on thick cushioned beds with the smell of freshly brewed coffee. There’s a small lounge for watching cable TV or surfing the net using free Wi-Fi and a kitchenette for heating your food in the microwave. Grab a delicious buffet breakfast from the on-site restaurant and spend the day swimming in the pool, working out at the gym, or shopping for souvenirs and snacks in the gift shop. Enjoy your time in the hotel whether you’re here for a business meeting, a social event, or just to relax with your family and pets, for its one minute away from the mini-golf course and 4.8km (2.98miles) from the beach.

Hampton Inn & Suites Fort Myers Beach/Sanibel Gateway

Address: 11281 Summerlin Square Boulevard

Pets allowed Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Heated pool Gift shop Physical distancing rules followed Fire extinguishers Shops (on site) Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas


4. Best Western Plus Beach Resort (from USD 429)

This resort offers luxurious rooms with interiors in soft neutral colors, complete with a full kitchen, a dining area, a lounge with cable TV, a private bathroom, and a furnished balcony where you can enjoy sunset views of the beach. Guests enjoy free use of Wi-Fi and free continental breakfast served in the restaurant. They have access to the private beach where they can cook barbecues and indulge in all kinds of watersports. The property is 30 minutes to the Boston Red Sox Training Camp and 32.2km (20.01miles) to J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge.

Best Western Plus Beach Resort

Address: 684 Estero Boulevard

Dry cleaning WiFi available in all areas Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Shared lounge/TV area Beachfront Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities First aid kit available Laundry

5. Outrigger Beach Resort (from USD 196)

10 minutes away from Lovers Key State Park and 37km (22.99 miles) from Southwest Florida International Airport is the Outrigger Beach Resort. The typical guest rooms have a relaxing Nautical motif complete with luxuries like cable TV, free Wi-Fi, a coffeemaker, a refrigerator, a safety deposit box, an ensuite bathroom with free toiletries, and a furnished balcony with amazing views, while the studio rooms include a fully equipped kitchen. There are two on-site restaurants – The Deckside Café that serves dinner, lunch, and breakfast; and Charley’s Boathouse Grill that satisfies your cravings for seafood and prime ribs. Grab some drinks at the Tiki Bar on the beach while you sunbathe or frolic in the water.

Outrigger Beach Resort

Address: 6200 Estero Boulevard

Bar Internet services Beachfront Live music/performance CCTV in common areas Invoice provided Heating Pool/beach towels

6. Diamond Head Beach Resort (from USD 359)

Built right on the beach, the resort features spacious luxury rooms and convenient access to aqua sports and activities. The tropical-inspired suites are designed with a fully equipped kitchen, dining areas, free internet, and exclusive screened-in balconies. The resort offers on-site amenities like movie rentals, a gym, and a beachfront area with a swimming pool with poolside services and a restaurant with a terrace serving fresh seafood. Surrounding the property are several local shops, spas, restaurants, golf courses, and a fishing pier where guests can rent sailboats and deep-sea fishing charters.

Diamond Head Beach Resort

Address: 2000 Estero Boulevard

WiFi available in all areas Laundry Daily housekeeping Beachfront WiFi Available Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Concierge service

7. Pointe Estero Resort (from USD 323)

The guestrooms at this resort were designed with a condominium concept so that guests will have a home-like stay. The well-appointed units are fully furnished with a kitchen, dining area, living room, spacious bedrooms, ensuite bathrooms, laundry facilities, and a private balcony with outdoor furniture. The resort is near museums, top-notch golf courses, high-end shops, and access to aqua sports being close to the beach. On-site is an outdoor pool, tennis court, hot tub, gym, and barbecue facilities among others to keep guests fully entertained.

Pointe Estero Resort

Address: 6640 Estero Boulevard

Beachfront Swimming pool Hot tub/jacuzzi Fitness centre WiFi available in all areas Meeting/banquet facilities Air conditioning Family rooms

8. Lovers Key Resort (from USD 179)

The resort features an apartment-style hotel where each unit has a fully stocked kitchen and private bathrooms equipped with a luxurious spa tub. All rooms are stylishly decorated with resort-style furniture and they offer spectacular sea views seen from a private balcony or through floor-to-ceiling windows. Guests can keep fit in the fitness center and binge on gourmet dishes at the on-site restaurant. The property is beside Lovers Key State Park, 32 minutes by car to Naples city center, and 36 minutes to the international airport.

Lovers Key Resort

Address: 8771 Estero Boulevard

On-site parking Outdoor pool Parking Air conditioning Restaurant Facilities for disabled guests Hot tub/jacuzzi Fitness centre


9. Private apartment with awesome beach views (from USD 225)

This lovely unit is on the upper floors of a building 37km (22.99miles) to Fort Myers, 30km (18.64miles) to Sanibel, and 35km (21,74miles) to Naples. This home-style apartment with a resort-like vibe was designed with huge picture windows so you have panoramic views of the beach while lounging in the living room or having lunch in the dining area or while cooking in the kitchen. It also features a cozy bedroom, a full bathroom, and a furnished balcony. Access to the outdoor pool, hot tub, and barbecue facilities are allowed during your stay.

#901 Private Beach and Gulf Views

Address: 8701 Estero Boulevard #901

WiFi Available Private parking Non-smoking throughout BBQ facilities Invoice provided Parking Fitness centre On-site parking

10. Elegant beach apartment (from USD 86)

Beach Wave offers an elegant single-level accommodation 22km (13.67miles) from Fort Myers and 50km (31.57miles) to Naples. The apartment is spacious with minimal modern furniture and an open plan shared by a living room with a flat-screen TV, a dining area set for four guests, a fully equipped kitchen and sliding glass doors which open to a screened-in terrace where you can soak in the hot tub or dine outdoors with garden views. The property is surrounded by a landscaped garden and lots of parking space. To sleep four adults comfortably, there are two capacious bedrooms furnished with double beds, large wardrobes, air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi, and a private bathroom with a tub and shower.

Enjoy Fort Myers' laid-back vibe

It’s no longer a mystery why Edison and Ford chose to stay in Fort Myers. Aside from its enticing beach scenery and laid-back vibe, this coastal city offers the best accommodations in a wide variety of choices, with all the modern conveniences. Whether you are in town for a vacation or a business meeting, you’ll definitely enjoy your stay in Fort Myers, Florida, when you book one of the places mentioned above.

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