Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Spend this holiday season on Fort Myers Beach

Spend this holiday season on Fort Myers Beach. Get out of the cold and into the sun and sand. Here are some wonderful island events taking place this holiday season. 

Christmas Boat Parade 2017 (29th Annual- Dec 2)
December 2, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 
Come enjoy some Christmas spirit at the 29th Annual Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade!  Last year we had over 30 boats participating and this year promises to be even more exciting.   The parade will pass by such establishments as Bootleggers Waterfront Barbeque, Parrot Key Caribbean Grill, Matanzas on the Bay, Nervous Nellies, Doc Fords and Bonita Bills where you can kick back and enjoy the fun. Cost is $25 per boat and $50 for a sponsored boat. You can download and application here.  You can submit a check or credit card information with you application or you can pay online. You MUST however fill out and submit an application regardless of how you pay. This event is brought to you by the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce. The parade will pass though Matanzas Harbor and the first two canals of Siesta Isles.  
Santa on the Sand, hosted by FOLKS (Friends of Lovers Key) and the Rotary Club of Bonita Springs
December 10, 2017
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
FOLKS(Friends of Lovers Key) & the Rotary Club of Bonita Springs will be hosting  Santa on the Sand  at Lovers Key State Park.  Bring your children, grandchildren & friends for an afternoon of lunch, games & prizes on the beach with Santa.  We will be collecting unwrapped toys, which will later be distributed by the Rotary Club to local children.  Each child, aged 8 & under, who donates an unwrapped toy will visit with Santa and receive a small gift. Bring your own camera or cell phone to take photos.  Lunch will be provided for the children and snacks for adults. There will also be games and prizes.  Each family in attendance will be given a chance to win a fully decorated Christmas Tree donated by the Rotary Club of Bonita Springs.  Advance registration required.
New Year's Eve and Town Birthday
December 31, 2017
12:00 PM - 11:55 PM 
Come celebrate the birthday of the Town of Fort Myers Beach and New Year's Eve at Time Square.  Festivities begin at noon with free cupcakes starting between noon and 1pm.  Live music will be played throughout the day. Ball drop is at midnight followed by fireworks off of the pier.  Don't miss the fun! Be aware the bridge will be closed ONLY to oncoming traffic from 12:15am to 1:15 am during the fireworks. There will also be extended trolley service until 2am.

Why stay just anywhere?  Book your stay at one of our five star beach retreats.  

Starfish Cottage

Brand new studio apartment that sleeps two adults. Beautifully decorated and fully furnished. Only five houses from the main road and close to beach access. Very short walk to the beach, restaurants, pubs, Time Square, shops, entertainment, fishing, water sports and more!
Hibiscus Cottage 

Bright tropical decor with a spacious living area, sofa bed and large TV.  Fully equipped, newly renovated galley kitchen. Comfy Queen size beds in both bedrooms.  Master bedroom has an en-suite bath with a large vanity and separate water closet with walk in shower.  Through the sliding glass doors from this room is the entrance to the beautiful screened,heated pool.  The pool faces south and gets lots of sun.  Outdoor dining, pool towels provided plus gas barbeque grill. The community park and fishing dock are just 2 doors down. The beach is a short 5 minute walk, easily access the trolley that runs up and down the island. This is a pet-friendly house (restrictions apply).
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Top FALL Events on Fort Myers Beach


Check out these major events coming to Fort Myers Beach this FALL.  Make sure to experience them for yourself and book your stay at one of our five star retreats.

12th Annual Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival
October 6, 2017 – October 8, 2017
Columbus Day Weekend

Join jolly pirates, wenches, corsairs and beauties as they make camp and prepare for battle on the edge of the Historic Seaport District of Old San Carlos. The swashbuckling fun doesn’t stop for a moment during the Columbus Day weekend celebration. Named the #2 Pirate Festival in the Country by USA Today, this family-friendly event attracts thousands of people that come to enjoy the pirate bazaar, themed live music and performances, exhilarating live ship battles, children’s activities and the jolly pub quest (21+ event) Pirates and landlubbers both young and old are sure to walk away with memories to treasure. Fair winds, me mateys, and see ye thar. A $5 donation for adult entry (Ages 12+)
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November 17th thru 26th
Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce and The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel
$7 Admission at the Gate – Kids 4 & Under Free
$1 off Admission for Veterans, Active Service Members, Police, Fire & First Responders with ID. The 2017 American Sand Sculpting Championships is one of the biggest events of its kind in the United States. Nearly 50,000 attendees will pass through the gates over the course of 10 days making it the largest championship in the United States. Make your plans to come to Fort Myers Beach this coming November and come join us for one of our most exciting events yet. With Sand, Sun, Art and Music, the American Sand Sculpting Championship promises to meet and exceed all expectations. Come celebrate sand, sun, art, and music!


Pelican's Perch
Beautiful sunsets from two decks overlooking the water makes this a wonderful place to relax with family & friends and enjoy the outdoors. Heated pool and integrated spa plus a dock for fishing and a gazebo with a hammock for taking a siesta any time of the day! The beach and Times Square are a short 3 minute walk away. Restaurants and pubs are even closer just at the end of the street. Close to the Bay and the Key West Express. Inside the upper level has 2 bedrooms with Queen beds. The lower level is a separate apartment perfect for groups to have some space from one another. It has another fully equipped kitchen, dining area, sitting area, and large bedroom with two Queen beds. Pet friendly (restrictions apply)
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Paradise on Pearl
Located conveniently to Times Square and the famous Fishing Pier, this beautifully furnished new home offers three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Master Bedroom Suite has Queen bed and bathroom with double sinks. Large walk in shower. Open great room style with all modern conveniences in the fully equipped kitchen with a breakfast bar and stools. Cable and internet included. Outside the beautifully landscaped property plus gorgeous heated pool. Outdoor seating in a covered over area plus barbecue grill. Double car garage and washer/dryer in home.
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