Best Western

Best Western Plus Beach Resort

684 Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-5021
Phone: +1 239-463-6000   |   Fax: 239/463-3013   |   75 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to Best Western Plus Beach Resort!

Don't think that a beachfront vacation is expensive, because at our Fort Myers Beach hotel we offer our guests the best of beach living with competitive rates.

Indulge in your favorite water sports and take a stand up paddle board lesson near our Fort Myers Beach hotel. All rooms offer beachfront efficiencies, so it's simple to stroll outside and enjoy a day of sandcastle building, swimming or bronzing. Renovated in 2008, all rooms have private balconies that overlook the Gulf of Mexico.

Enjoy a relaxing beachside atmosphere while relaxing under our shaded tropical palm courtyard with shuffleboard and a beachside picnic area. Lounge at our beachside heated pool or spend the day on the beach with chair and umbrella rentals from Holiday Water Sports.

Fort Myers Beach hotels are close to the pier, restaurants, and shops are a short walk down the beach. The area has many attractions for the adventurist of all ages. Fishing, golfing, boat, and wave runner rentals are abundant, or enjoy a day of parasailing, exploring J Ding Darling State Park, Key West Express, or partake in a Big M Gaming Cruise. Offshore and inshore fishing is a popular choice for our Fort Myers Beach hotel guests. MLB Spring Training for the Boston Red Sox's and Minnesota Twins happens nearby, and is an exciting time for guests to stay with us. Southwest Florida truly has something for everyone.

Both the Coast Guard and Key West Express regularly bring service men and women or business travelers to our Fort Myers Beach hotel. If you're lucky enough to be in town on business, make sure you have plenty of time to take advantage of the beach right in your backyard. Nothing beats a relaxing stroll on the sands after a long day of work and meetings. Whether you're here for business or to enjoy the tropics, our friendly staff will ensure you're comfortable and relaxed.

Reserve a cool room at Best Western Plus Beach Resort, where the only thing we overlook is the Gulf of Mexico! Enjoy your stay.

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Beach, private
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • Fishing off the beach or pier or take one of the many fishing charter boats in the area.
  • Multilingual staff, Spanish spoken
  • Elevator
  • Ice/vending machines, ice on first, third and fifth floors; vending on first and third floors
  • Free parking, one auto per room, no RV
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Secretarial services
  • Notary public
  • Outdoor pool, heated hours 9 a.m. to dusk
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless Internet access
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Outdoor parking, one auto per room only
  • Laundromat
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Exterior corridor
  • Sailing boating, Hobie Cats
  • Sunbathing, just steps to the beach or beachside pool
  • Surfing, excellent head high left drainer breaks everyday from 4:00 p.m. to 6 p.m. Just kidding breaks once a year on Fort Myers Beach.
  • Water sports, Holiday Water Sports rentals, wave runners, paddle boards, sailboats, chair and umbrella rentals and dolphin tours.
  • Jet skiing, Holiday Water Sports rentals, wave runners, paddle boards, sailboats, chair and umbrella rentals and dolphin tours.
  • Air-conditioning in lobby
  • Gift shop or newsstand, t-shirts, sunblock, batteries, pain relievers
  • Dry cleaning
  • Playground
  • Snorkeling, just off the beach from shelling only. Sand bottom
  • Complimentary Coffee & Tea 24hrs
  • Picnic area
  • Gas grills
  • Shuffleboard
  • Beach activities
  • Chair and umbrella rentals

Best Western Plus Beach Resort

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Best Western Plus Beach Resort

Conveniently located, the best western plus beach resort in Fort Myers Beach, Florida is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 26.455735  /  Latitude: -81.960165

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: Interstate 75. Take Exit 131 and follow signs to Ft. Myers Beach. Make your first right over the Mantanzas Pass Bridge, the Best Western Plus Beach Resort is located two blocks on the left.

Best Western Plus Beach Resort

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Bell Tower Shops

Open daily, the Bell Tower Shops are located at the intersection of Daniels Parkway and Highway 41 in Fort Myers on the southwest Florida Gulf Coast. Featuring over 50 stores, Bell Tower Shops also offers eateries, events, and more.

Stores include Brookstone, Edison Ford Shoppe, Ann Taylor, Victoria’s Secret, and more. Don’t miss events like the Bell Tower Art Fair, Yappy Hour, Area's Best Zumba Party, and more – or grab lunch at Courtyard Café, Dickey's Barbecue Pit, and World of Beer.

Blanchard House Museum of African-American History

Built in 1925, the Blanchard House Museum of African American History and Culture of Charlotte County is the historic home of Joseph Blanchard. The home can be found near Venice on the west-central Florida coast.

The Blanchard House features cultural exhibits showcasing the rich history of the African-American legacy in Florida. Explore open access to artifacts and materials of African-American contributions and don't forget to visit the Black history library and gift shop.

Broadway Palm Dinner Theater

Drawing over 170,000 annual guests, the Broadway Palm Dinner Theater, Broadway Palm Dinner Theater is located in Fort Myers on the southwest Florida Gulf Coast. Known as “southwest Florida’s Premier Dinner Thearter,” Broadway Palm has been in place for over 20 years.

The facility in comprised of a 450-seat dinner theatre, 100-seat "black-box" theatre, plus the 120-seat Café Cabaret and 30-seat Art Café. Managed by the Prather Entertainment Group, the theater is home to the Fort Myers Film Festival, Broadway Palm Children’s Theatre, and plenty of off-Broadway plays.

Burroughs Home & Gardens

One of Fort Myers' oldest homes, the Burroughs Home & Gardens is one of the Gulf Coast's top spots for weddings, receptions, private parties, and family gatherings in the Fort Myers area.

Enjoy the antique furniture and historical artifacts of the home itself, alongside the lush grounds and gardens, featuring live oaks and waterfront views.

Downtown Fort Myers

Drawing visitors near and far with shopping, restaurants, art galleries, and special events, the downtown area of Fort Myers is the crown jewel of the southwest gulf coast community.

Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Covering 17 acres, the Thomas Edison Winter Estate and Henry Ford Estate is located on the southwest Florida Gulf Coast in Fort Myers. Listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, the site is now a museum and botanical gardens.

Set on the Caloosahatchee River, the Edison estate was built in 1886, while the Ford estate was erected in 1915. Visitors may tour the Edison Ford homes, and the Edison Ford Gardens for over 400 species of plants and the Estates Garden Shoppe, or stop by the Edison Botanic Research Lab.

Florida Gulf Coast University

Established in 1991, Florida Gulf Coast University is a public comprehensive college located in Fort Myers on the southwest Florida Gulf Coast. A member of the State University System of Florida, FGCU has an enrollment of nearly 15,000 students.

Florida Gulf Coast University covers 760 acres including its onsite nature preserve. FGCU features 51 bachelors, 29 masters, and 6 doctoral degree programs, plus the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles athletics program.

Florida Repertory Theatre

The Florida Repertory Theatre, located in downtown Fort Myers, hosts top theatrical performances in the southwestern Gulf Coast. Visit and be entertained at this award-winning regional theatre venue.

With a season that runs from October through May, the company also offers theatrical education classes and programs.

Hammond Stadium

The Gulf Coast city of Fort Myers has hosted Major League Baseball's spring training games since 1925 with the Philadelphia A's. The Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Kansas City Royals soon followed suit, and played their spring training games in Fort Myers.

By 1991, Major League Baseball's Minnesota Twins began playing Spring Training games in the 7,500-seat Hammond Stadium – located in the 80-acre Lee County Sports Complex. Set on the southwest Florida Gulf Coast, this fine ballpark was named in honor of William H. Hammond.

Not only do baseball fans watch the Minnesota Twins, they can also catch the Fort Myers Miracle – the Class A Advanced minor league baseball team and affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. Make your way to the Beer Garden, located near the third base concourse, and choose from 18 beers on tap during the game.

Imaginarium Science Center

An interactive museum with 60 plus exhibits, the Imaginarium Science Center in Fort Myers thrills guests of all ages. The science center is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Kids are free to explore living exhibits that showcase animal life and weather in the southwest Gulf Coast region while families enjoy the Sporty Science Arena, a virtual sports simulator, a 3-D movie theater, and much more.

J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge

J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge

J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge

Spanning 5,200 acres, the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge is located on the southwest Florida Gulf Coast near Fort Myers.

The site was established in 1976 as a member of the United States National Wildlife Refuge System.

Named for the conservation-heavy cartoonist Jay Norwood Darling – or Ding Darling – the refuge features bird watching, nature viewing, and education center, and the Wildlife Drive, all on Sanibel Island.

jetBlue Park

Officially opened on March 3, 2012, just in time for Grapefruit League Spring Training, jetBlue Park is set in Fort Myers along the Gulf Coast of Florida. The Spring Training home of the Boston Red Sox, jetBlue Park is also known affectionately as Fenway South, because it's dimensions are nearly exact as those of the real Fenway Park in Boston.

Travel through Fort Myers in late February through March and check out the Red Sox play Spring Training games at jetBlue Park. After the spring season ends, check out the other resident at jetBlue Park, the Gulf Coast League Red Sox – Boston's Rookie League affiliate.

Key West Express

Head to America's Caribbean paradise aboard the Key West Express. Based out of Fort Myers Beach on the southwest Florida Gulf Coast, KWE is a must-do during your time in Ft. Myers.

Travelers on the Key West Express arrive in Key West of the south Florida Keys in approximately 3.5 hours. Sailing year-round, this pet-friendly excursion features an additional port on Marco Island.

Manatee Park

Open sunrise to sunset, Manatee Park is located in Fort Myers on the southwest Florida Gulf Coast. A Florida Manatee non-captive refuge, Manatee Park opened in 1996 on 17 acres, and features fishing, wildlife viewing, and water recreation.

Visitors to Manatee Park may actually view manatees from November to March, and enjoy pier fishing, canoeing, and kayaking on the Orange River. The park also features the Live Oak Amphitheater, Chickee Hut, and picnic spots.

Mound House

Home of the oldest standing structure of Estero Island, the Mound House offers educational visits through one of the sacred sites of Fort Myers Beach and the southwestern Florida Gulf Coast.

Stories detailing over 2,000 years of island life are hidden in the mounds of this ancient Calusa Indian Mound, which sits among picnic and park grounds and beautiful views of Mantanzas Pass.

Ostego Bay Marine Science Center

Located on Matanzas Harbor, the Ostego Bay Marine Science Center is one of the top attractions in Fort Myers Beach and the rest of the southwest Florida Gulf Coast.

The center is home to many educational and restoration projects of the region and also features ongoing summer camps for kids and naturalists. Don't miss the center's unique working waterfront tours, the museum in a suitcase, and treasures from the sea exhibits.

Railroad Museum of South Florida

Housing over 3,200 square feet of artifacts, pictures, model railroads, retired locomotives, and objects taken from Florida's railroading past, the Railroad Museum of South Florida is located at Lakes Regional Park in Fort Myers, right on the Gulf Coast of southwestern Florida.

Among its artifacts, the museum operates a 1/8th scale train ride found throughout the north end of Lakes Park and the 15-minute ride is a popular favorite among kids and families. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Saturday, and noon to 3:45 p.m.

Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island

A scenic barrier island, Sanibel Island is located on the southwest Florida Gulf Coast – just west of Fort Myers.

Spanning 33 square miles, the island is also the entire city of Sanibel

Sanibel Island features the Sanibel Historical Village, the historic Sanibel Lighthouse, Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, and the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge.

Sanibel draws visitors from around the world for its beaches, shopping, and water sports.

Seminole Gulf Railway: Murder Mystery Train

Established in 1987, the Seminole Gulf Railway is known for its Seminole Gulf Railway – set on the southwest Florida Gulf Coast in Fort Myers. Shows include Caloosa Get Your Gun, I SPY a Murder, and Train of Deception.

The Murder Mystery experience departs Wednesday through Saturday at 6:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. on Sundays. Murder Mystery Dinner Trains include an interactive performance, five-course meal, and a historic train ridge.

Shell Factory & Nature Park

A famous destination in southwest Florida, the Shell Factory & Nature Park is full of Fort Myers indoor and outdoor attractions. Start by browsing the Shell Factory retail store, which offers a huge selection of shells and coral, then continue to the Shell Factory Nature Park, where guests can view over 350 live animals and get up close and personal.

Kids can visit the Shell Factory Fun Park, which features mini golf courses, bumper boats, water wars, and paddle boats, while families with dogs can drop their pets off at the Doggy Heaven dog park. Round out your visit with a trip to Capt. Fishbones restaurant for lunch or dinner.

Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve

FL Attractions

Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve

Covering more than 3,400 acres, the Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve protects a wetland ecosystem located on the southwest Florida Gulf Coast.

Based out of Fort Myers, the preserve is open throughout the year, and features educational programs and outdoor recreation.

Bird watchers enjoy this Great Florida Birding Trail site, while other wildlife can be seen from five observation decks, a 1.2-mile boardwalk, and guided tours of the preserve.

Check out the "A Slough for All Seasons" film in the Interpretive Center, or enjoy lunch in one of the many picnic spots.

Southwest Florida Museum of History

Dedicated to the preservation and collection of the history and traditions of Fort Myers and southwest Florida, the Southwest Florida Museum of History puts on exhibits of Florida's former peoples inside a historic Atlantic Coastline Railroad depot.

See the history of the Paleo Indians, the Calusa, and the Seminoles peoples along with the Spanish explorers and early settlers of the region come to life through exhibits and replicas of famous artifacts. The museum is open from Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tanger Outlets

Open daily, the Tanger Outlets are located on the southwest Florida Gulf Coast is southern Fort Myers near Sanibel Island. Stores include the Banana Republic Factory Store, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory, Nike Factory Store, and more.

The Tanger Outlets features discounts for members of AAA, CAA, AARP, and military personnel. Public restrooms and onsite eateries are also available.

Times Square, Fort Myers

Acting as the heart of Fort Myers Beach, this downtown spot is a top shopping and outdoor dining center on the southwestern Florida Gulf Coast. Relax, walk on the beach, enjoy a meal, and watch street performers in action.

Don't miss the area's sunsets, which are beautiful year-round on Estero Island. Visitors can also try fishing at the nearby Fort Myers Beach Pier.

Zoomers Amusement Park

An admission-free park, Zoomers Amusement Park is located in Fort Myers on the southwest Florida Gulf Coast. Open daily, Zoomers features thrill rides, go-karts, mini golf, food, sopping, and more.

Check out the Cobra Rollercoaster, Tilt-A-Whirl, and Go-Kart Drop, or take the younger ones to the Midway rides, bumper boats, or the Family Fun Arcade. Don’t miss Zoomer Mining, mini-bowling, or the Voodoo Island Mini Golf course.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.10 mile(s) from Times Square, pier, restaurants and shops
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Big M Casino Boat
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Salty Sam's Marina, marina & restaurants
  • 1.10 mile(s) from Ultimate Getaway, liveaboard dive boat, Tortugas Diving
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Key West Express, daily high speed ferry to Key West
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Smugglers Cove Mini Golf
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Car E. Johnson Park
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Sanibel Public Beach
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Hammond Stadium, Minnesota Twins spring training facility
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Thomas Edison and Henry Ford Museum
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Broadway Palm Dinner Theater
  • 15.00 mile(s)from J.N. Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge
  • 16.00 mile(s) from City of Palms Park, Boston Red Sox spring training facility
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Captiva Beach
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Fort Myers Greyhound Track
  • 34.00 mile(s) from Seminole Casino Immokalee
  • 54.00 mile(s) from Jungle Erv's, Evergaldes Airboat Tours
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Times Square, walking distance from the hotel, surf shops, restaurants, tourist shops.
  • 2.90 mile(s) from Tanger Factoty Outlets, outlet mall
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Bell Tower, outdoor mall
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Edison Mall, indoor mall
  • 11.00 mile(s) from Gulf Coast Town Center, mega mall
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Coconut Point Mall, mega mall
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Miromar Outlets, factory outlets

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Playground

Nearby Restaurants

  • 0.25 mile(s) from Beach Pierside Grill, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, a short walk down the beach, great gulf front dining
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Gulf Shore Grill, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Great view of the Gulf of Mexico
  • 0.75 mile(s) from Yucatan, bar/lounge, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner, Great outdoor bar down at main street
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Doc Fords, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, Under the bridge with a view of Matanzas pass, Local author Randy Wayne White famous Restaruant and watering hole
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Dixie Seafood Company, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, under the bridge on the other side of the island. Great old fish packing house converted into a great place to eat and watch the local shirmp and fishing fleet come in.
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Fishmonger, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, Over bridge on the left...... great fresh fish

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