beachesSouthwest Florida is famed for its Gulf beaches, and there are wide varieties to choose from.
It is a world of tropical beauty and wildlife, white sandy beaches with dozens of islands to explore. The area near Cape Coral is a playground of beaches.
Cape Coral has its own public beach down at the Cape Coral Yacht Club. There is also Fort Myers beach, Bonita Beach, Sanibel Island, and Captiva – just to name a few of Southwest Florida’s bounty of excellent places to enjoy the sand, the sea, and the sun.


cape_coralCape Coral Yacht Club Beach is located right on the Caloosahatchee River.  Here you will find a landscaped beach with playground for the kids, BBQ grills, bathrooms and a fishing pier. There are also free activities at the Yacht Club and there is also a public boat ramp. Enjoy watching the sunset?  The Cape Coral Yacht Club Beach is a great place to watch it from. Cape Coral Yacht Club Beach is approximately 10 minutes away from Sungetaway.
fort_myersFort Myers Beach‘s attractive features include miles and miles of white, sandy beaches.  The sugar-sand island has attracted visitors from near and far. This beach, which is tagged as one of the world’s safest beach, with gentle slopes and sand bars, draws thousands of visitors from Canada, Germany, France and the United Kingdom each year.  Fort Myers Beach is approximately 30 – 35 minutes away from your Sungetaway home.
bonita_springsBonita Springs Beaches is were you can enjoy great fishing and boating on the backwaters or walk the miles of pristine beaches both here and on surrounding barrier islands. Bonita Spring beaches are just 50–60 minutes away.
sanibel_islandSanibel Island is world renowned for it sea shelling beaches with more shell variety than any other single beach in Florida. Here you can enjoy the sugary white sandy beaches, azure blue seas and thick, lush foliage.  You can also find dolphins frolicking along the shoreline and pelicans gliding over the surf. The island also has miles of bicycle paths, water sports, and breathtaking sunsets…the endless tropical playground of Sanibel Island is only 40 minutes from Sungetaway.
captiva_islandCaptiva Island’s beach stretches 5 miles to the northern tip of Captiva Island at Redfish Pass. From the bridge at Turner beach, Captiva Drive is a scenic drive past giant cactus, colorful bougainvilleas and other tropical flora along a stretch of sea and sand ending at “downtown” Captiva, which is more of a village than a town. Captiva Island is approximately 60 minutes away from Sungetaway.
marco_islandMarco Island has a tempting twist of tropical passions, sun-splashed excitement and Island charm.  It is suspended off the southern most tip of Florida’s Gulf Coast and is the largest inhabited isle of the Ten Thousand Islands. With three-and-one-half miles of sweeping, pearlescent sands and shimmering turquoise-flecked waters, Marco Island is ideal for a romantic, family or sporting getaway. Inland is a maze of waterways, mangroves and saw grass that provides sanctuary for more than 200 exotic and domestic species of birds. Marco Island is approx. 90 minutes away from Sungetaway.