Fort Myers Beach travel guide

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You're Going to Love Fort Myers Beach

With a population of 6,277, Fort Myers Beach is a must-see destination in Florida, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Fort Myers Beach has to offer.

Activities & attractions in Fort Myers Beach

Where to Eat in Fort Myers Beach

If you’re looking for affordable options, Bayfront Bistro (4761 Estero Blvd) and Parrot Key Caribbean Grill - Fort Myers, FL (2500 Main St) are great picks.

When to visit Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach in August
Estimated hotel price
$159
1 night at 3-star hotel
Fort Myers Beach in August
Estimated hotel price
$159
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Fort Myers Beach

Plane

When flying to Fort Myers Beach, you’ll arrive at SW Florida Intl Airport (RSW), which is located 13 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Fort Myers Beach include American Airlines, Air Canada and Air New Zealand. The shortest domestic flight to Fort Myers Beach departs from Detroit and takes around 2h 42m.

Car

Another option to get to Fort Myers Beach is to pick up a car rental from Orlando, which is about 148 miles from Fort Myers Beach. You’ll find branches of Fox and Hertz, among others, in Orlando.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Fort Myers Beach, including FlixBus, RedCoach and Tornado Bus. From Fort Lauderdale, the bus ride to Fort Myers Beach takes 125 miles and will cost you around $44. From Tampa, the ticket costs about $44 for a journey of 125 miles.

Plane

When flying to Fort Myers Beach, you’ll arrive at SW Florida Intl Airport (RSW), which is located 13 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Fort Myers Beach include American Airlines, Air Canada and Air New Zealand. The shortest domestic flight to Fort Myers Beach departs from Detroit and takes around 2h 42m.

Car

Another option to get to Fort Myers Beach is to pick up a car rental from Orlando, which is about 148 miles from Fort Myers Beach. You’ll find branches of Fox and Hertz, among others, in Orlando.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Fort Myers Beach, including FlixBus, RedCoach and Tornado Bus. From Fort Lauderdale, the bus ride to Fort Myers Beach takes 125 miles and will cost you around $44. From Tampa, the ticket costs about $44 for a journey of 125 miles.

Airlines serving Fort Myers Beach

Lufthansa
Good (4,676 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
SWISS
Good (941 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,749 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,172 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,100 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,937 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,352 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,231 reviews)
LOT
Good (672 reviews)
Finnair
Good (765 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,933 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (776 reviews)
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Where to stay in Fort Myers Beach

Average rates range from around $294 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $303 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Fort Myers Beach

Most booked hotels in Fort Myers Beach

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, 185 reviews)
$256+
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ft Myers Beach-Sanibel Gateway
2 stars
Excellent (8.7, 835 reviews)
$108+
Trianon Bonita Bay
3 stars
Excellent (8.7, 745 reviews)
$87+
Embassy Suites by Hilton Fort Myers Estero
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, 436 reviews)
$132+
Diamondhead Beach Resort
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, 526 reviews)
$224+
The Lighthouse Resort Inn & Suites
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, 20 reviews)
$132+

Renting a car in Fort Myers Beach

Renting a car in Fort Myers Beach costs $41 per day, on average, or $122 if you want to rent if for 3 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 7% cheaper than airport locations in Fort Myers Beach.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Fort Myers Beach (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. The most frequently booked car type in Fort Myers Beach is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Nissan Versa or similar) are, on average, 27% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Fort Myers Beach costs $41 per day, on average, or $122 if you want to rent if for 3 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 7% cheaper than airport locations in Fort Myers Beach.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Fort Myers Beach (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. The most frequently booked car type in Fort Myers Beach is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Nissan Versa or similar) are, on average, 27% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Car rental agencies in Fort Myers Beach

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