Fort Myers Named Top Florida Beach

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fort myers beach sunset

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If you’re looking for the best beaches in Florida, you’ll want to be sure and put Fort Myers Beach on your list. The location is tops when it comes to several lists of the places boasting the best beaches in the state.

Recently TripAdvisor named Fort Myers Beach as one of its 2018 top beaches. Popular for locals and visitors, the location gets high marks for its powdery white sand and its gentle waves. Thrillist Travel also puts Fort Myers Beach high on its list when it comes to “The Best Beaches in Florida”.

In particular, the website mentions not only just the calm water and delightful sand, but also the many beach bars and clubs that cater to beachgoers. That’s no doubt a reason why Fort Myers Beach is extremely popular for spring break travelers.

Not to be outdone, USA Today also showcases some of the best beaches of Fort Myers. The publication points out the appeal of Fort Myers Beach Pier at Lynn Hall Memorial Park. Enjoyed by those who want to swim, play some sand volleyball, fish or sunbathe, the location is extremely popular with families. It’s also not far from many shops and restaurants to catch a bite to eat, plus there’s a nearby trolley stop.

Other publications specifically recommend that visitors to the area take in the views from “Sky Bridge”, or rather the Mantanzas Pass Bridge, connecting up the mainland to Estero Island. Other recommendations including dining and shopping at Times Square, taking in the ancient history of Mound House, hiking in Mantanzas Pass Preserve or taste-testing your way through the yearly Fort Myers Beach Lions Club Shrimp Festival.

While the sand, water and enviable year-round sunshine attract many to the area, nearby Sanibel and Captiva beaches are additionally known around the globe for shelling.

If you are interested in your own place, here is a resource to view Fort Myers Beach real estate listings.