How to Create Your Five-Star Vacation


On our laid-back islands, in our vibrant neighborhoods and unique beaches, you can elevate your stay to well-deserved heights. Discover some of the most splurge-worthy experiences on The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel.

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Set just the right tone on a lavish getaway with your closest family and friends at Sea Oat Luxury Estate. This dreamy Captiva Island retreat has 11 spacious quarters and a host of amenities to live your best life. Let the sea breezes whisper over you from this waterfront perch overlooking Buck Key, and plunge into your private pool in between open-air dining presented by your own private chef.

Sail away on a private boat rental for a day. Tucked within Pine Island Sound, South Seas Island Resort has a rich fishing heritage, and today it’s home to a vibrant yacht harbor and marina. Set sail to spot playful marine life out in the Gulf waters, explore the remote islands of North Captiva or Cayo Costa to gather remarkable shells, and see the brilliant colors as the sun sets into the sea. Upon your return, the resort offers luxurious stays in its Homes of Distinction vacation rentals and in waterfront guestrooms and suites at Harbourside Hotel.


Let your captain lead the way aboard the Sanibel Harbour Princess yacht. This impeccable 100-foot private yacht becomes your personal playground as you sail out for a sunset and dinner cruise or spend a delightful morning enjoying Sunday brunch on the water. Join other guests or charter the whole yacht for you and your loved ones for an experience to remember.

You’re always invited to raise a toast to a special night out, but imagine creating a unique bottle to bring home with you. At Hangar 41 Winery & Brew Shop, traditional wine tasting hits the next level with your own custom winemaking session. Sip your way through a private tasting to better understand your own palate, and then enjoy a personally guided experience. When your wine is ready to bottle, a custom label and foil will make it entirely your own.


Get to know Luminary Hotel & Co., Fort Myers’ brightest new downtown hotel overlooking the Caloosahatchee River. Enjoy cocktails on the rooftop and exquisitely prepared seafood at The Silver King Ocean Brasserie, and be a part of something unique at The Workshop – a state-of-the-art culinary theater where you can learn to create your own masterpiece.

What better way to slip into vacation mode than a trip to the spa? Find your bliss with a couple’s massage or soothing facial at  'Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa on Captiva Island. At Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs, unwind with spa treatments after a day of waterslides, splashing in the pool, and meandering the lazy river. 

In a place where relaxation comes naturally, let’s take your journey to the next level on The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel.

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