Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Featured Beach Retreats Issue


We have so many wonderful beach retreats that we are dedicating a whole blog just to showcase a few of our finest. We offer retreats to fit any style vacation.  Romantic, family, pet-friendly, large groups, small groups, waterfront and more! BEACH RETREATS FMB is your dream beach vacation destination. 

Sweet Escape

Beautifully furnished vacation home rental that sleeps six. Gorgeous living room with big comfy furniture, great room style with vaulted ceiling that is open to the dining area and kitchen. TVs, cable service, internet and Wifi are all included. Enclosed porch for comfortable outdoor seating anytime of the day or evening plus laundry room. Walk to Times Square, beach, dining, entertainment. Pet friendly for dogs 25 lbs. and less.

Gardens at Beachwalk
Newly updated 2BR 2 Bath unit, approximately 1100 sq ft on the 3rd floor.  Furnished and includes washer/dryer in the unit.  Very cute with all the rental necessities. Plenty of off-street parking in gated community. Resort style living with a heated community pool, hot tub and bar area. Fitness center and Billiards room. Close to beaches, shoppes & restaurants. Fully furnished. Monthly rental. Sleeps 6. Prices vary by season.
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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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Sea Cottage
On the upper level of the house is a master bedroom with King bed, guest bedroom with two full size beds, and a full size sleeper sofa in the living area. There's a fully equipped kitchen and large dining area. Living room furniture is new and includes a full size sofa and love seat sofa bed. Plenty of lighting plus a large flat screen TV with Dish TV system. There's another flat screen TV in the master bedroom. Internet and WiFi included. On the back of the house is a large porch with screening all around. On the lower level is a laundry room and second bathroom with shower. This location is at the North end of the Island and very close to Times Square. Walk to restaurants, pubs, shoppes, fishing pier, entertainment, etc. Lots of water sports available nearby.
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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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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Beach Retreats FMB Local Blogger

Check out some fun, upcoming events happening on Fort Myers Beach and make sure to book your stay with Beach Retreats FMB.


Salty Sam’s Pirate Cruise is thrilled to announce our Spooktacular Halloween Celebration aboard the Pieces of Eight Pirate Ship. We will be celebrating Halloween the entire month of October with themed cruises, costume contests, prizes and games. The celebration will culminate on Halloween Night with a Murder Mystery Cruise and Masquerade Ball celebrating the birthday of Captain Redrum. The pirate ship will be decked out in Halloween decorations all month and each of our Family Friendly Pirate Cruises will have a Halloween themed interactive show with stories of ghosts, ghouls, sea monsters and magic. Kids and adults alike are encouraged to wear their Halloween costume on any cruise. Seats will be limited so reservations are recommended. Please call 239-765-0202 for reservations.  FULL DETAILS 

Paint the Beach 2017 (8th Annual)
Paint the Beach Plein Air Festival invites artists from across the country to come and experience all Fort Myers Beach has to offer and create paintings of and on our beautiful sub-tropical islands! During the event, the public is invited to observe this challenging form of open air painting as artists compete in multiple competitions all week long throughout Fort Myers Beach. The artists capture the beauty, texture and light of the local landscape. Registration for artists will be open to the public July 15 – September 30, 2017. Each participant must pay a $50 non-refundable entry fee to sign up. We hope to see you at our 8th annual painting competition, with over $6000 in cash & prizes! Event Information
Who: Artists and Observers
What: Paint the Beach When: November 6-12, 2017

Sandsculpting Championship 2017 (31st Annual American Nov 17-26)
Come join us on Fort Myers Beach for the 31st Annual American Sandsculpting Championship and Beach Festival!  Last year’s event featured 16 sculptors from three continents and this year’s Championship promises to be even more exciting and will be the largest sand sculpting competition in the State. This will be a fun-filled event that will include World Class Master Sand Sculptors, a State Championship contest,  Amateur contest, Quick Sand Speed Sculpting, Sand Sculpting Demonstrations and Lessons, Chain Saw Art, Flying Colors, a kids activity area with bounce houses and slides, and more than 50 vendors. The event is scheduled for 10 days this year, the first week will be the Master Solos and Amateur divisions. The second week will be the Master Doubles and State Championship divisions. In all more than 25 Master Sand Sculptors and hundreds of amateurs will participate in the event.  Awards ceremonies will be on Sunday the 19th and also Sunday the 26th. Attendees will have the opportunity to view up to 30 works of art on display throughout the event. In all over 1000 tons of sand will be piled and sculpted.  FULL DETAILS


Two bedroom one bathroom home in Times Square on a Canal. Ideal location for walking to the restaurants, the beach, shoppes and entertainment. No vehicle is needed as everything is just a short walk away! Awesome location. Furnished beautifully, galley style fully equipped kitchen, dining at an island, comfortable living room area. Queen size master bedroom, two twin beds in guest room. Bathroom accessible from both bedrooms. All linens and towels included. Sleeps 4.
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Beautifully decorated and furnished 2 bedroom apartment. Fully furnished huge kitchen with gorgeous granite counter-top. Propane stove for cooking. Awesome fireplace with historical value in the living room. All linens and towels included. Bright and colorful to make you feel like you're in a tropical paradise. So close to the beach....just cross over Estero Blvd. & you're there. Beach chairs, umbrella, cooler provided to take with you! Use of the yard for BBQ and outdoor seating. Close to the Library and Bay Oaks Center & Community Pool. Walk to TOPPS Supermarket also. Washer/dryer on site. Internet & WiFi included. Off street parking.Pet friendly retreat.  Restrictions apply. Prices vary by season.
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