5 Best Beaches near Fort Myers, Florida

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Florida - Fort Myers - Beaches

Fort Myers, Florida is filled with exciting attractions and great fishing, as well as great restaurants and bars. But, if you’ve traveled to Florida for your vacation, chances are – you are going to want to check out some great beaches. So, let’s reveal the 5 Best Beaches near Fort Myers, Florida.  

#1 Lovers Key Beach 

Lovers Key Beach is located at Bonita Beach Park in Bonita Springs, Florida. One beachgoer writes, “The beach was full of so many beautiful seashells and it wasn’t crowded at all. It even had a little bit of waves to do some body surfing which we hadn’t found before the speech. There are restrooms and it is very clean. I was super impressed and glad we made the trip.” 

#2 Lynn Hall Beach Park 

Located on Estero Blvd, Lynn Hall Beach Park is a small beach park with a fishing pier, restrooms, showers, and parking, plus picnic and grill facilities. Customers have a lot of great things to say about this tiny park.  

One beachgoer writes, “Great Beach area Perfect for Vacation with the family. We love it and will be our spot. Great security patrol so you feel safe. 

“They have to build up in parking spaces because it is really hard to find parking. You need to make sure your there early for a good spot. Also, they have wheelchair access and fun for all.” 

#3 North Shore Park 

North Shore Park is a low-key beach park located on N Cleveland Ave in North Fort Myers. It’s a peaceful spot. There’s a seashell beach and a small fishing pier. There is also a shelter with picnic tables. Visitors have remarked on the pictures the beach offers at sunset.  

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The park features dog walking, fishing, hiking trails, paddlecraft landing, and public restrooms. Unfortunately, swimming and alcohol are not permitted at this location.

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#4 San Carlos Bay – Bunche Beach Preserve 

Located on John Morris Rd, San Carlos Bay – Bunche Beach Preserve is an excellent place for fishing as well as birdwatching. These natural wetlands preserve features mangroves, a sandy beach, kayak rentals, and birdwatching 

One customer described it best, writing, “A shallow beach, especially narrow at high tide. Lots of people fishing. Good for watching birds. May not always be the best for swimming, but good for watching the sunset. One long straight road in with paid parking on one side.” 

#5 Fort Myers Beach 

Located off Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach is a scenic beach with white sand. There are also numerous hotels, resorts, restaurants, and several amusements such as miniature golf, a go-kart track, and more.  

Be sure and stay up to speed on all the hot spots and sweet destinations in Florida. Check out the 5 Best Restaurants in Fort Myers, Florida (here) and 5 Top Fishing Spots Near Fort Myers, Florida (here), and the 5 Fun Things to do in Fort Myers, Florida (here).  

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