When master’s away, where will Fido and Fluffy stay? Right alongside you in a Pet-friendly Fort Myers Beach vacation home rental!
Places To Go, Things To Do With Your Dog
Lee County has plenty of restaurants, beaches and parks where your dog is welcome to vacation with you. The city has off-leash dog parks where pets can run free and pet-friendly parks where on-lead pets are also welcome.
Parks and Beaches
Popular Bonita Beach Dog Park is a tidal pool with plenty of open space and beach for your dog to frolic.
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve has two areas open every day. Both have paved parking, restrooms, boardwalks and trails. Wetlands, pine flatwood and hammock ecosystems await in the eastern aside while the western offers canoeing, kayaking, fishing, jogging, geocaching and a picnic pavilion.
By land or by sea, do not miss dining at Parrot Key Caribbean Grill, voted Best Waterfront Dining since 2004. They have local seafood and land fare sure to please everyone’s palates.
Nervous Nellies huge waterfront patio is a fun, relaxing eatery with boat and car parking, live music, seafood, mega-sandwiches, entrees and appetizers. Ugly’s Waterside Bar is right upstairs.
Fish House’s Fort Myers Beach location is for boaters, beach-goers and landlubbers alike. They serve healthy, natural cuisine at this favorite with three convenient locations.
Tuckaway Cafe is a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015 winner with consistently rave reviews from patrons.
Fishing Buddy Charters offers four and six-hour private fishing charters for some reel fun and sight-seeing tours for viewing local nature and its habitats.
Tips for Traveling With Pets
Bring toys, towels, pet sunscreen and bottled water for your dog, and watch for jellyfish and stingrays.
Most dogs travel well by car, but if you must use other modes of transportation, the Humane Society, and ASPCA have detailed, helpful tips on traveling with pets.
Three of our dozens of Fort Myers Beach vacation home rentals do allow cats but only with written permission, so inquire well ahead if you want to bring Fluffy to Florida. We are ADA compliant, and dogs can stay in most units but not all, so please ask when booking. Customary pet etiquette applies here, and there is a non-refundable pet fee.
Whether you are planning your annual vacation, visiting friends or relatives, or want to escape a cold climate for an extended stay, you and your canine companion can bask at beaches and pet-friendly activities here. These prime, mostly waterfront home vacation rental properties book quickly, so contact us today to reserve your next home away from home where sunny days and sandy beach beneath bare feet beckon paws and pauses alike. Call us for availability anytime of year to book a dream vacation home at Fort Myers Beach.