Destination guide

Head to the vibrant city of Fort Myers

The area's museums and entertainment are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Fort Myers. This cosmopolitan city is known for its baseball games, beaches and gardens. Take in top local attractions such as Edison and Ford Winter Estates and Imaginarium Hands - On Museum. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Fort Myers

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Fort Myers a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sun Splash Water Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Butterfly Estates (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Fort Myers Country Club (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • El Rio Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Hunters Run Executive Golf Course (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)

Seasonal weather in Fort Myers

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Fort Myers

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Fort Myers is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Manatee Park (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Lovers Key State Park (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Barefoot Beach (23.8 mi / 38.2 km)
  • Centennial Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Dunbar Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Fort Myers

Fly into Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.6 mi (17.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Punta Gorda, FL (PGD-Charlotte County), which is 20.6 mi (33.1 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Fort Myers?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 8,601 holiday rentals around Fort Myers. From 3,608 Houses to 3,823 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Fort Myers is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Fort Myers?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Fort Myers:

  • Iona: 1,092 holiday homes
  • Heritage Palms: 25 holiday homes
  • Rainbow Farms: 25 holiday homes
  • Beachwalk Isles: 147 holiday homes
  • Ports Of Iona: 32 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Fort Myers?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Fort Myers. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Butterfly Estates: 7,335 holiday rentals
  • Barbara B Mann Hall: 9,309 holiday rentals
  • Eagle Ridge Golf Club: 9,607 holiday rentals
  • Cypress Lake Country Club: 9,464 holiday rentals
  • Harborside Event Center: 7,321 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fort Myers listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Fort Myers?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 3,608 Houses in Fort Myers. Our other popular types of Fort Myers holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3,823 holiday houses
  • Villas: 660 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 150 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Fort Myers?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7,272 holiday homes with pool available in Fort Myers. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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