Beach Vacation Blog - A blog about vacations in Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Springs along with things to do and places to stay in Southwest Florida.

Beach Vacation Blog

A blog about vacations in Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Springs along with things to do and places to stay in Southwest Florida.

#8 Barefoot Beach – A Renters Guide!

Posted by Barb On August 17th

Barefoot Beach01 #8 Barefoot Beach   A Renters Guide!

This is the eighth installment of “Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Beach: A Renter’s Guide To the Islands”, which can be downloaded for FREE from our eBook library.

If you are staying in one of the beautiful vacation rentals on Bonita Beach, you may want to consider taking a short drive south to visit Barefoot Beach.

Barefoot Beach is actually on the same land mass – Little Hickory Island – as Bonita Beach. However, the south end of the island is home to a preserve known as Barefoot Beach. This preserve consists of 342 acres of natural land, one of the last undeveloped barrier islands on Florida’s southwest coast.

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#7 Bonita Beach

Posted by Barb On July 27th

Shells on Bonita Beach #7 Bonita Beach

This is the seventh installment of “Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Beach: A Renter’s Guide To the Islands”, which can be downloaded for FREE from our eBook library.

Bonita Beach may be one of the best places in Southwest Florida to catch the sunset. Although the beach does not have the same “sugar sand” as Fort Myers Beach, which is heaven to walk in, the shell bits that make up the sand at Bonita Beach have their own lure.

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#6 Little Hickory Island

Posted by Barb On July 6th

Little Hickory Island FL Sunset #6 Little Hickory Island

This is the sixth installment of “Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Beach: A Renter’s Guide To the Islands”, which can be downloaded for FREE from our eBook library.

Little Hickory Island boasts the barrier island community of Bonita Beach.

The beach facing the Gulf on the west side of Little Hickory Boulevard is very picturesque with soft white sand, natural coastal dunes, sea oats and an abundance of surf. Visitors and residents enjoy walking, shelling, swimming, surf fishing, and taking in the breathtaking sunsets at the end of each day.

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#5 South End of Estero Island

Posted by Barb On June 20th

Dog Beach #5 South End of Estero Island

This is the fifth installment of “Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Beach: A Renter’s Guide To the Islands”, which can be downloaded for FREE from our eBook library.

The South end of Estero Island is the perfect place to go for a quiet getaway. With white, sugar sand beaches spanning for miles, you will enjoy the private tranquility of the Gulf shores, yet still be only a short drive from the town center.

The south end of Estero island sits just north of Black Island, which is home to the beautiful Lover’s Key State Park.

Lover’s Key is the perfect getaway…whether you’re lovers or just a lover of peace, tranquility, and beauty. For years, this island was only accessible by boat. It was said that lovers traveled to the island to enjoy its remote and solitary beach.

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