• Ft. Myers Beach, approx. 17 miles (about 30 - 40 min.)
  • Sanibel Island, from approx. 24 miles (about 45 min.)
  • Cape Coral Yachtclub: Public beach at the Caloosahatchee River, approx. 7 miles
    (about 10-15 min.)




In the near surrounding area you will find golf courses and tennis courts, boat rentals, kayak tours, dive spots, parasailing, beach volleyball, open sea fishing, and that´s to name only some possibilities.
But, ... you have to forgo wintersports ;-).


Leisure activities

Visit the "Edison and Ford Winter Estates", have fun in the Sunsplash Waterpark, collect shells on Sanibel Island, beach walking and sunbathing at Ft. Myers Beach or go powershopping in the Miromar, Edison or Tanger Outlets and Malls.

Make one-day trips to Key West with the speedboat from Ft. Myers Beach or to the Everglades (e.g. for airboat tours) and to the theme parks in Tampa and Orlando (e.g. Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World).

Miami can be reached in 2.5 hours, Cape Canaveral in about 3.5 hours.


Food and Drinks

You will find restaurants and bars of any taste in Cape Coral or Ft. Myers area, from glamorous to trendy, from biker bar to wildwest saloon. Culinary delicacies from nearly every country could be found and you can choose your preferred style (including a "Bavarian Beergarden"). Fish is fresh, low priced and good.
Order some scallops... yummy!!!

Of course you have a great variaty of restaurants offering the "American Standards", like burger, sandwiches, pizza, chicken wings and BBQ. We have collected already a lot of menus and brochures of restaurants which we tested by our own and liked very much! You will find the collection in a file in the house.