Find the best place to stay — Fort Myers

Where to stay around Fort Myers?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,410 holiday lettings near Fort Myers. From 3,096 condos to 2,964 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Fort Myers is on HomeAway.

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 accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Fort Myers:

  • Beachwalk Isles: 121 holiday homes
  • Mandolin Bay Villas: 39 holiday homes
  • Legends Golf & Country Club: 42 holiday homes
  • Heritage Palms: 28 holiday homes
  • Pelican Preserve: 76 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Gulf Coast Medical Center: 7,776 holiday lettings
  • Fort Myers Country Club: 6,939 holiday lettings
  • Butterfly Estates: 6,290 holiday lettings
  • Eagle Ridge Golf Club: 8,284 holiday lettings
  • Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium: 6,360 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Fort Myers listed on HomeAway 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 condos in Fort Myers?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3,096 condos in Fort Myers. Our other popular types of Fort Myers holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 2,964 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 702 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 230 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cottages 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 5,961 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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    Make a holiday rental villa or beach accommodation in Fort Myers, Florida your home away from home

    Fort Myers, Florida is best known for its unbeatable beaches. Situated on the coast of Southwest Florida, on the Gulf of Mexico, Fort Myers’ beaches consist of fine, white sands, where the remarkably warm waters of the Gulf gently lap the shore. Fort Myers is a magnificent place to relax, but there is plenty to do if you are looking to take a Fort Myers holiday rental for an active holiday too.

    Entertainment on holiday in Fort Myers, Florida

    The most obvious place to start when taking about entertainment in Fort Myers is with the beaches. Beach accommodation in Fort Myers is hugely popular, but there are plenty of holiday rentals on the beach in Fort Myers to select from. The reason they are in such high demand is due to the incredible nature of the coastline. All along the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, the fine white sands combine with a staggering year round climate and the clean, turquoise waters of the sea to produce the ultimate of beach destinations. Fort Myers Beach is one of the picks of the coast, backed by a lively promenade which offers excellent restaurants and exciting nightlife.

    If you are looking to enjoy a little culture on your Fort Myers holiday, you are in luck. There are some excellent museums and galleries within the town, from the Fort Myers Historical Museum, which tells you all you need to know about the town’s history, to the Calusa Nature Centre and Planetarium, which combines natural history museums and nature trails. The town centre is also very well known for both its relaxed yet lively nightlife, exquisite restaurants and extensive shopping.

    Fishermen will be absolutely in their element in a Fort Myers beach holiday rental, as there are numerous opportunities for deep sea fishing off the reefs of the sea, backwater fishing in mangroves, inlets and bays and fly fishing on the Caloosahatchee River. During April, Fort Myers experiences one of the largest tarpon migrations, triggering a spate of tarpon fishing competitions along the coast. Grouper, snapper and shark are among the most common catches.

    Taking a boat trip into Florida’s mangrove forests is an unforgettable experience. There is such a rich natural habitat to be discovered, where alligators, manatee, turtles, otters and a wealth of birdlife thrive.

    Of course, taking a holiday rental in Fort Myers is ideal for golfers too. There are over 50 public golf courses surrounding Fort Myers, so finding a round will certainly not be a problem, especially when you consider the blissful climate.

    Places to holiday in Fort Myers, Florida

    For pure beach holidays, Cape Coral is second to none. Taking Fort Myers beach accommodation in the Cape Coral region gives you access to excellent beaches, sailing facilities and plentiful fishing trips.

    Punta Gorada is an amazingly relaxed place to visit. It is a wonderfully natural village, once listed second in a list of best places to live in America; well worth a visit from a Fort Myers holiday rental.

    Weather in Fort Myers, Florida

    The climate of Fort Myers is hugely enviable. The sun shines almost every day, with annual average temperatures of 21°C, with only a 10°C variation between the hottest days of the summer and the coldest days in the winter, which still average over 15°C in December, meaning that beach accommodation in Fort Myers is very rarely empty!

    Flights to Fort Myers, Florida

    Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) is located on the west of the city, although there are no regular flights direct from the UK. Flights can be arranged with British Airways, involving a change of flight in Paris (CDG) or Atlanta (ATL).

    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.

    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)