When it comes to beaches, Florida has some of the finest white sand and warmest waters on the East Coast. Everyone has their favorite and here are some of ours. Just type the beach name into your GPS and go! Getting there is part of the adventure.
Lynn Hall Memorial Park (Fort Myers Beach): has a fishing pier, restrooms, showers and parking with picnic and grilling facilities, shops and restaurants along the shore. Distance: 13 miles from Pyramids in Florida.
Bowditch Point Park: This is a nature preserve and recreation area with panoramic bay views, trails and access to a swimming beach. Distance: 14 miles from Pyramids in Florida.
Lovers Key State Park: The beach at Lovers Key has room to spread out. This secluded island chain features more than two miles of white sand beach and outdoor activities. A tram takes you from the parking lot directly to the beach with a rentable pavilions and picnic tables. Distance: 13 miles from Pyramids in Florida. Distance: 17 miles from Pyramids in Florida.
Bonita Beach Park: This beach offers a volleyball court, playground and picnic shelters. Distance: 15 miles from Pyramids in Florida.
Bowman’s Beach: This beach is popular for seashell hunting, swimming and picnicking. Distance: 26 miles from Pyramids in Florida.
Tarpon Bay Beach: This is a beautiful soft sandy beach with clean restrooms, showers and a picnic area. Distance: 13 miles from Pyramids in Florida. Distance: 20 miles from Pyramids in Florida.
Lowdermilk Park on Naples Beach: One of the premier beachfront parks, with metered parking, a covered concession stand located in the middle of the park, two sand volleyball courts, two children’s playgrounds, picnic tables, covered thatch huts.
Vanderbilt Beach Park is one of the most popular beaches near upscale hotels in the popular North Naples area. Vanderbilt Beach offers wide space, gorgeous white sand and rest room access.
Marco Island is a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico off Southwest Florida, linked to the mainland by bridges south of the city of Naples. It’s home to resort hotels, beaches, marinas and golf courses, as well as a network of inland waterways. A long, sandy beach covers most of the West coast, with resort hotels in the South.
Tigertail Beach: White-sand beach with a tidal lagoon, known for shorebirds & shells with a bath house & parking. Popular for kayaking and paddleboarding.
Marco Island South Public Beach: Palm-shaded & hedge-lined paved pathway leading to an unspoiled white sandy beach.