Life’s Better On The Island

Aside from our perfect beaches and tropical pool, GullWing Beach Resort is located near the best restaurants and bars, stylish beach boutiques, and world-class golf. With so much to see and do in and around Fort Myers Beach, you and your family are sure to enjoy everything from fresh seafood and tropical drinks to farmers markets and music fests.

Day TripsOpen

Stroll Through Paradise

Lovers Key State Park | 3.5 mi.

8700 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
(239) 463-4588

Located towards the south end of Fort Myers Beach, Lovers Key is a beautiful and isolated 712-acre park accessible by boardwalk or tram. Home to a variety of wildlife, including manatees, dolphins, and marsh rabbits, Lovers Key State Park offers outdoor activities like biking, kayaking, paddle boarding and more.

Crocodile Expedition

Everglades Wonder Gardens | 12.8 mi.

27180 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs, FL 34135 
(239) 992-2591

Visitors will find themselves surrounded by lush, tropical gardens as they view the mammals, reptiles and birds from the vast and silent Everglades Wonder Gardens. Snap a photo with “Big Joe”, a 14.5-foot-long, 1,000+ lb. crocodile, Florida panthers, and over 2,000 species of native plants and wildlife.

Cultivate New Knowledge

Edison & Ford Winter Estates | 18.1 mi.

2350 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33901 
(239) 334-7419

Enjoy 20 acres of authentic botanical gardens, historical buildings, the Edison Ford Museum, and the Edison Botanic Research Lab. This unique property offers guided tours for visitors to learn about the winter retreats of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford in a fun, entertaining, and engaging way.

Visit The Hemingway House

Key West Express| 5.1 mi.

1200 Main St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931 
(239) 463-5733

Stocked with snacks, drinks, large TVs and sundecks, the Key West Express sets sails seasonally from Fort Myers Beach. These high-speed, air-conditioned ferries guarantee a fun ride. Once deporting the ferry, guests can enjoy the perfect day of exploring the beaches, bars, and curio shops of Key West.

Meet With Friends

Downtown Fort Myers | 18.9 mi.

2000 W First St, Fort Myers, FL 33901 
(239) 321-7098

Downtown Fort Myers is great for both a relaxing day of shopping and dining, as well as a late night out with your friends where you can enjoy a variety of drink specials, live music, and dancing. With weekly events including farmers markets, art walks, and live music, there is always something exciting going on.

Eat & DrinkOpen

Tuckaway Bagel & Waffle Cafe

3.4 mi.

2301 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
(239) 463-5398

Enjoy traditional Belgian waffles, espresso, bagel sandwiches and fresh fruit smoothies at this cheerful and pet-friendly cafe. 

South Beach Grille

0.4 mi.

7205 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
(239) 463-7770

Offering seafood and sushi, salads, soups, and more, this upscale eatery has a diverse menu full of satisfying fare. 

Chloës Seafood & Steak

3.5 mi.

2000 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
(239) 765-0595

Flavorful surf 'n' turf entrees served in a cool but casual space for indoor or outdoor dining with spectacular Gulf views. 

Cabañas Beach Bar & Grille

3.5 mi.

2000 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931 
(239) 765-7654

A modern open-air restaurant and bar serving up classic comfort food and  hand-crafted cocktails by the beach. 

Bayfront Bistro

1.8 mi.

4761 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
(239) 463-3663

Known for their fresh seafood, this bright and airy waterfront bistro serves up creative American cuisine with a local Floridian twist. 

Featured FavoritesOpen

Beach Theater

0.2 mi.

6425 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
(239) 765-9000

Dedicated to showing only the best new releases, Beach Theater is a family-owned movie theater where you can watch a film and dine at the same time.

Times Square & Fishing Pier

0.1 mi.

830 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

Buzzing with street performers, sidewalk shops, restaurants, and a fishing pier, this lively town center provides entertainment for all ages.

J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge

20.0 mi.

1 Wildlife Dr, Sanibel, FL 33957
(239) 472-1100

One of the largest undeveloped mangrove ecosystems in the United States, this 5,000 acre park is also a world-renowned sanctuary for native and migratory birds.

JetBlue Park at Fenway South

20.1 mi.

11500 Fenway South Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33913
(239) 334-4700

Boasting a “Fenway South”, “Green Monster”, and a manual scoreboard, the JetBlue Park promises an unforgettable evening of excitement with the Boston Red Sox. 

CenturyLink Sports Complex

14.7 mi.

14100 6 Mile Cypress Pkwy, Fort Myers, FL 33912
(239) 533-7695

Baseball fans of the Minnesota Twins can rejoice at the CenturyLink Sports Complex, home to the team’s spring training grounds in Lee County.

GolfOpen

Verandah Golf Club

30.2 mi.

12201 River Village Way, Fort Myers, FL 33905
(239) 694-4229

This serene course offers golfers amazing panoramas, exciting challenges, and an abundance of natural vegetation and unique water features. 

Tiburón Golf Club

18.3 mi.

2620 Tiburon Dr, Naples, FL 34109
(239) 593-2200

Tiburón is an alluring 36-hole championship course designed by PGA Tour professional Greg Norman, and complemented by 800 acres of lush vegetation. 

Old Corkscrew Golf Course

26.3 mi.

17320 Corkscrew Rd, Estero, FL 33928 
(239) 949-4700

Old Corkscrew features tall pine trees, strategically placed holes, and has the luxury of being the only “stand alone” Jack Nicklaus course in Southwest Florida. 

Lely Resort Golf & Country Club

32.4 mi.

8004 Lely Resort Blvd, Naples, FL 34113
(239) 793-2223

This award-winning course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr., offers a complex layout with an abundance of water hazards and exclusive fairways.

Dunes Golf & Tennis Club

15.6 mi.

949 Sand Castle Rd, Sanibel, FL 33957
(239) 472-3355

Authorized by the Audubon Cooperative Society, this 18-hole course features tropical landscaping, exotic wildlife, and Sanibel’s only aqua driving range. 

ShoppingOpen

Waterside Shops

18.6 mi.

5415 Tamiami Trail N, Naples, FL 34108
(239) 598-1605

Waterside, or the “Rodeo Drive of Naples” features the most luxe brands and high-end restaurants in a beautiful setting with water features throughout. 

The Village Shops on Venetian Bay

20.3 mi.

4200 Gulf Shore Blvd N, Naples, FL 34103
(239) 261-6100

The Village on Venetian Bay has nearly 60 unique galleries, waterfront restaurants, and boutiques, considered to be some of the best shopping in all of Naples, Florida.  

Sanibel Outlets

9.8 mi.

20350 Summerlin Rd, Fort Myers, FL 33908
(239) 454-1974

This tropical outdoor mall features a number of brand-name and designer shops with incredible outlet prices you can’t find anywhere else. 

Mercato

16.0 mi.

9118 Strada Pl, Naples, FL 34108
(239) 254-1080

Anchored by Nordstrom Rack and Whole Foods Market, Mercato includes a movie theater, popular restaurants and bars, high-end retailers and community events. 

Bell Tower Shops

14.5 mi.

Daniels Parkway & US 41 Fort Myers, FL 33907
(239) 489-1221

This open-air mall features a variety of upscale eateries and shops, a movie theater, and a pet friendly “Yappy Hour” with drink specials and live music.