Monday, September 23, 2019

Beach Retreats FMB Blogger

BIG Events Coming to Fort Myers Beach

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The Sixth Annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest returns Sept. 20-29, 2019, to fill The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel with music and fun at a number of tropical venues. The festival will take place over 10 days on Southwest Florida’s most beautiful barrier islands. It’s also a chance for fans to hear popular songs they’ve heard on country radio performed by the actual songwriters

September 25, 2019
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Times Square
830 Estero Blvd Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931 

Reggae Weekend & Beach Party September 28th and 29th, 2019
12:00 PM - 5:00PM
Lani Kai Island Resort
1400 Estero Blvd. Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931 

October 9, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fort Myers Beach Art Association Gallery
3030 Shell Mound Boulevard Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931 

Come to Fort Myers Beach for these fun events and stay for the experience of this wonderful island.


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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Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath home perfect for 8 guests with King bed, Queen bed, two twin beds and sofa bed. All freshly painted the bright cheery interior is perfect for a sunny Florida vacation. The updated kitchen has stainless appliances, granite counters and beautiful custom wood cabinets. The vaulted ceilings add to the open area of the kitchen, dining room and living room. The large front deck is the perfect spot for sitting and sipping morning coffee or evening cocktails! Great location within walking distance to hop on the trolley and head to Times Square or the beach. Lots of water activities and sports in the area and entertainment too!
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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Beach Retreats FMB Local Blogger

We all love to travel but sometimes it is extremely expensive.  So what are some ways you can save money while on vacation?  Check out this great article by the Huffington Post

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1. Look for free activities.
2. Book a room with a refrigerator/microwave or kitchen area.
3. Shop at farmer’s markets and local stores.
4. Before you book, be aware of the location of where you’re staying.
5. Carry snacks/water during outings.
6. Use points or miles.
7. Look for city tourism cards.
8. Don’t get the best room.
9. Be flexible when flying.
10. Stay outside a city.
11. Rent an apartment instead of having to get two rooms.
12. Go off season.
13. Have a big lunch.
14. Don’t eat in areas that are close to tourist destinations.
15. Create a budget and stick to it!


Pickadilly Cottage

Pickadilly Cottage is a beautiful 3 BR, 2 BA home, newly furnished with a huge lanai and larger size pool all screened in. The master suite opens up to the lanai with sliding glass doors. Ample size fully equipped kitchen with a big dining area.Located in a quiet area but close enough to everything you would want to be near. It's approximately 7 miles from Fort Myers Beach & Times Square, just under 12 miles from Sanibel, less than 5 miles to Hammond Stadium and less than 11 miles to Jet Blue Stadium. 8 guests-5 beds  Rates and Availability
Carlos Pointe Beach Club
Unit #533

Beautiful Condo with Spectacular Views on Estero Island 4BR, 3BA, 2 Lanais. Newly renovated 4 bedroom condo with the best views on the Island. It overlooks the beautiful white sands of the Gulf of Mexico and is directly next to Lover's Key.  The water-view is breathtaking.   Enjoy amazing sunrises and fabulous sunsets on one of the two lanais where you can sip your morning beverages and enjoy your cocktails at night in the moonlight shining into the beautiful Gulf!   This is a newly updated 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom condo at Carlos Pointe Beach Club.  Located at the southern end of Estero Island where you can enjoy a relaxing vacation. The resort amenities include a gorgeous heated pool, large sun tanning area with ample lounge chairs or sit in the shaded picnic area with plenty of tables.  The common room overlooks the pool and one of the best white sandy beaches.  You can't beat the great views of the Gulf and Lovers Key State Park right adjacent to the Beach Club.  Don't forget about all the great water activities to enjoy including fishing, dolphin watching and all sorts of water sports.  There's some of the best shell collecting right next door at Lover's Key. This rents weekly as well as monthly! ​ Rates and Availability