Nestled on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River lies Fort Myers, Florida, an ever-changing southwest vacation Fort Myersation gem with beach resorts dotted with the best vacation rentals (condos, villas, apartments, cabins, cottages and homes) you could hope to find. The Fort Myers area is loaded with great laid back Florida charm, along with beach resorts where you can indulge in all the activities you would expect from a top notch vacation getaway. This city boasts the youngest population in Lee County with an average age of 32, yet it is filled with history and still carries on the tradition of relaxed "island casual" that makes it so enticing to visitors. The historic downtown riverfront is undergoing a facelift, which will provide many vacation rentals (apartments, villas, condos, homes, cabins, cottages), new restaurants, nightclubs and creative venues for all who visit. Plus, Centennial Park and the Fort Myers yacht basin play home to many cultural events, providing a beautiful river view at the same time. Oh yes, and let's not forget about the beaches - miles and miles of beautiful white sand beach are not far away in the form of Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel and Captiva Islands, plus Cayo Costa, North Captiva and Gasparilla Islands. Sitting at the gateway to the Gulf of Mexico has its advantages, you know.
Aside from the great beach resorts, Fort Myers, Florida, offers great fishing opportunities. Deep water fishing enthusiasts can take advantage of the many artificial reefs and will get a chance to catch grouper, shark and snapper to name a few. The backwater areas provide a perfect place for shrimp and crab and cast for other small fish, plus a host of larger game fish as well. Not a fishing enthusiast? Not to worry! Fort Myers, Florida, is teeming with golf, shopping dining, cultural and all manner of water activities to keep you busy every day of your vacation and well into the night. Or, you can just sit on the beach and watch the sunset or perhaps the sunrise also. You will find many vacation rental settled in beach resorts for your perfect vacation in southwest Florida. Charming beach cottages, cabins, grand luxury homes, comfortable condos & apartments are available there. Whether you rent right on the water or a little further inland, you are never far away from all there is to do in the Fort Myers area. Come, relax and stay a while.