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Sandpiper Gulf Resort - your home to vacations in Fort Myers Beach

Discover Fort Myers Attractions
Beyond the Beach

Lessen the stress of travel planning and lean on the professional team at Sandpiper Gulf Resort to choose your Fort Myers Beach adventure. Whether traveling solo, as a couple or with the entire family, explore a nearby attraction everyone will enjoy.

Nature & Recreation on Our Islands

Aerial View Of Nearby Sanibel Island

Nature & Recreation on Our Islands

Whether exploring natural beauty or seeking some family friendly adventures outdoors, you’ll find plenty of exciting things to do on Sanibel and Estero Islands:

Find even more to do in Fort Myers through the Chamber of Commerce.

Catch a Wave Toward Adventures & Attractions Nearby

Attractions & Adventures Near Fort Myers Beach Florida

Catch a Wave Toward Adventures & Attractions Nearby

Sand, sun and gulf fun aren’t the only things The City of Palms is known for. We have family adventures, historic attractions, and more:

Events & Festivals Around Fort Myers Beach

Food Festivals

Taste of the Beach: Features the area’s most popular restaurants putting their best food forward to impress judges and the public.

Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival: Every March we celebrate local shrimpers with contests, expos, and a 2-mile parade down Estero Boulevard.

Year round food festivals on Fort Myers Beach, like Taste of the Beach

American Sand Sculpting Championship Festival: One of the biggest events of its kind in the United States. A 10 day festival with local art, food, music, and of course the Sand Sculpting Championship.

Annual Sand Sculpting Fest near Sandpiper Gulf Resort

Fort Myers Beach Film Festival: An event for film fans, filmmakers and distributors to spend five fabulous days and nights on the beach sharing their passion.

Paint the Beach: Showcases local in several categories for competition and for purchase by the public.

Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival: 3 days of family fun events for pirate lovers. Rated the #2 pirate festival by USA Today!

Cultural festivals in Fort Myers Beach, like the annual Pirate Fest.

Downtown Farmers Market: Fresh fruits and vegetables are only half of what you’ll find at this unique market. Open every Thursday year-round from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., it features everything from BBQ and French bread to homemade soap and island botanicals.

Fort Myers Beach Farmers Market