Pack your bags and head south for a getaway which boasts fun and not a high price tag. Fort Myers, Florida is nestled slightly off the beaten path along the Gulf of Mexico. A slow-paced atmosphere filled with “Old Florida” charm is a haven for traveling families and “Snow Bunnies” seeking an escape from icy roads and snow during the winter. Whether you are planning a week-long vacation or seasonal retreat, Ft. Myers rolls out the welcome mat. Choose one of the Top 5 Fort Myers Campgrounds for economical luxury featuring campsites with beachfront views.
5 – Fort Myers Campground
The secluded campground is surrounded by towering palm trees and fragrant Florida wildflowers. You are within a five minute drives from municipal golf courses, Sanibel Island, Estero Bay’s Bird Sanctuary and the historic home of Thomas Edison. After spending a day collecting sea shells or snorkeling, relax and socialize with other campers in the group picnic and barbeque area. Organized social activities and a fishing pond are bound to keep you busy on cloudy day. Additional campground amenities include an outdoor heated swimming pool, miniature golf course, on-site convenience store, computer center, sports courts and a recreation hall. There is no need to send “Fido” to a cramped cage at a dog boarding facility; well behaved four-legged friends are always welcome at the Fort Myers Campground. Campsites are electrically enabled and are rented for as little as one day to an entire year.
4 – Red Coconut RV Resort
Reserve a campsite early if you want to lodge directly on Ft. Myer’s Beach. If you love the thought of camping in the “Sunshine State” but don’t own an RV, don’t despair. Mobile rental unites with a full kitchen, bathroom and private bedrooms are available. The rental unites feature linens, cooking equipment, cable television and air conditioning. All campsites feature electrical hook-ups and cable television access. You will have such a good time exploring all of the amenities and activities at the campground, you will have to pull yourself away to go sightseeing. Resort amenities include a recreation center, laundromat, fishing pier and private boat docks, citrus store, private beach, shuffleboard and organized activities. The campground is within walking distance to downtown boutique and restaurants.
3- Sunseekers RV Park
Enjoy a secluded camping experience within only a three minute drive from downtown Fort Myers. Take a stroll around the park’s manicured paths or join in organized activities. Children will enjoy the arts and crafts sessions designed especially for them and adults can channel their inner child with line dancing classes or themed parties. Park amenities include a heated outdoor swimming pool with a handicap accessible lift, spa, recreational hall with pool tables and a library, fenced in dog park, wireless Internet access, shuffleboard court and bingo. Toss back an ice cold drink at the “Tiki Hut” while tapping your feet to live musical performances. Seasonal or long-term guests can enjoy the garden club or take weekly water aerobics lessons. Special events have include “Hippie Fest,” and “Wild Wild West” nights. All campsites feature full electrical hook-ups and a picnic table. Two rental trailers are available for guests who do not own their recreational vehicle. You can stay just overnight or for up to one year.
2 –Sun RV Resorts Siesta Bay
A luxury resorts with both a vacationing and live-in community. The resorts is located less than five minutes from the beach, golf courses and the dog racing track. The amenities and services are on par with a five star resort. Plan on getting plenty of exercise while wandering around the massive complex and sampling all of the activities. Resort amenities include a wireless Internet access, billiard hall, two heated outdoor swimming pools, hot tubs, bocce ball, volleyball, tennis and pickle ball courts, a stocked fishing lake, organized events, horseshoe pits and two recreation centers. Pack at least one dressy outfit and join in a club dance with musical entertainment by local performers. All campsites feature full electrical hook-ups and cable television access. The resort does not permit dogs, but does allow indoor cats. You can rent a space on a daily, weekly or monthly basis.
1- Indian Creek Sun RV Resort
Once again the Sun RV chain has raised the bar on RV travel. As you pull through the gates your eyes will widen at the sheer size and luxurious features of the resort. Guests may not even feel the need to venture beyond the gates to have a good time. Resort amenities include three clubhouses, a fitness center, television and game room, card room, computer center, three heated outdoor swimming pools with hot tubs, library, access to two kitchens, mail center, billiard room, 16 shuffleboard courts, five tennis courts, two volleyball courts, bocce ball, horseshoe and pickle ball courts, ceramic room, golf net and 21 fishing lakes. Pets are not permitted at the resort. All campsites feature full electrical hook-ups and cable television access. Campsites can be rented from one day to an entire year.