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Celebrate mom in style with a Fort Myers Beach vacation this Mother’s Day! If gulf breezes are the way to her heart, then May is the perfect time for a special getaway. Honor her and all she does for the family with a beach gathering or an exclusive mother-daughter trip! We have some great ideas to make memories on your spring vacation.


Decide in advance which features are important to you in a vacation rental. Some important considerations are location, and if you’d prefer a beachfront property or vacation rental with a pool to stay cool. Choose amenities that will help mom enjoy the water and the sunshine when you’re not out-and-about. 

Delicious Brunch

Mother’s Day weekend would not be complete without treating mom to a special meal. Take a break from meal prep and stop by Mom’s (try their famous Cuban sandwich) or head to Tuckaway’s Island Café for a quick bite. Have a casual weekend breakfast or delicious shrimp salad for lunch right on the beach at The Salty Crab.

Sip a “Bellini Tini” and enjoy traditional and Caribbean-flaired dishes with mom at Bayfront Bistro. This brightly colored restaurant has the perfect ambiance for your dinner out. Whatever you’re in the mood for, you will find great dining options in Fort Myers Beach!

Dinner Out

For a great view and a delicious meal, try Flipper’s on The Bay. This great restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. No trip to FMB is complete without great seafood, and Dixie Fish Company is always a hit!

If mom likes live music, then don’t miss Doc Ford’s, which boasts the best waterfront dining in FMB. Catch a cool evening and dine alfresco on the deck! Fine dining with a view is fantastic at the Fresh Catch Bistro, especially at sunset! Call ahead or secure reservations online if possible, to ensure your party can be seated at just the right time.

Shop Until You Drop

Times Square is where the action is, and you’ll want to spend some time here for one-stop shopping and dining. Shops like The Islander on Estero Boulevard have gorgeous finds and anything you might need or want to pick out for mom. Santini Plaza has specialty shops like Annette’s Book Nook, where you can choose a new read or Comfort By Design, for footwear that’s stylish and supportive. 

Relax and Unwind

Aquagene Spa is a haven for those seeking self-care. Book a half or full-day spa experience with your mom, complete with mimosas, while enjoying some mother-daughter time together.

Visit the Esterra Spa and Salon for a mani-pedi and blowout to pamper mom before a lovely dinner. You can take advantage of many spa services available to keep your complexion glowing and healthy after time in the sun.

Where to Stay

We have the best selection of Fort Myers Beach vacation rentals waiting for you! Some of the most popular spring selections are pet-friendly homes, beachfront homes, and properties with a private pool, or just a short walk away from the beach. If you need any assistance with planning your stay, give us a call. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff would be happy to assist you. We hope to see you for a fantastic Mother’s Day week stay!

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