Beaches

Fort Myers Beach on Estero Island is a favorite destination of many locals, snowbirds and vacationers. The Island boasts seven miles of white sandy beaches along the Gulf of Mexico where the ocean floor slopes gently towards the horizon with no sudden drop-offs or big waves.

These beaches are the perfect place to spend the day, and the breathtaking sunsets are known all over the world. 

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The Town of Fort Myers Beach maintains 26 public beach accesses on Estero Island, including Newton Beach Park and Seven Seas Cottage. These are marked and easily accessed from Estero Boulevard, the only thoroughfare through the Island. Many of the accesses also have public parking, and 24 of them are ADA accessible either by mobi mat or ramp.

The Lee County Parks and Recreation Department maintains Bowditch Point ParkCrescent Beach ParkLynn Hall Pier and Memorial Park, and Matanzas Pass Preserve, which are in the Town of Fort Myers Beach.

The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel is an additional resource for beach information. 

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Lovers Key State Park (off island on the south end over the Big Carlos Pass Bridge)

Newton Beach Park

Newton Beach Park  (23)

Lynn Hall Pier and Memorial Park

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beach access estero blvd signs 8-19-21

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IMG_0056The Town has wheelchairs adapted to the beach environment for loan to people with disabilities.

A deposit (credit card) will be necessary and an agreement will need to be completed.

 View and download the agreement.


To reserve, please call 239-463-5888 at least an hour in advance.


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Dogs are permitted on Fort Myers Beach! 

This is a great privilege that you can help us maintain by keeping your dog on a leash, picking up after them, bagging their waste, and disposing of it in the trash cans located at each beach access. Please do not let your pet chase birds (it disturbs their natural migration and nesting instincts) or allow them to enter the critical wildlife area on the south end of the island. 

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Important info for visitors and residents about enjoying the Beach