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Address: Estero, FL
Activities: Sunbathing

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Perfect peaceful spot

This is one of our favorite beaches in Fort Myers. From the parking lot, there is a wooden walkway bordered with palm trees. Picture perfect. Because Bowditch is at the very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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Cape Coral, Florida
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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is one of our favorite beaches in Fort Myers. From the parking lot, there is a wooden walkway bordered with palm trees. Picture perfect. Because Bowditch is at the very end of the road, so there aren't as many people. I have often seen dolphins, and even manatees have been spotted. There are clean restrooms a short walk away.... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is a nice place to visit and relax on the beach away from the busy section of Times Sq. part of the Fort Myers Beach. There are bathroom facilities, showers and tables under a cover in case of rain or just shade.

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Perfect spot if u wanna go to the beach & not be overwhelmed by the condo's, hotels & huge amts of people. Great beach walking @ the northern tip of Fort Myers Beach/Estero Island. Great efforts in conservation & now big improvements to the coastline & harbor on the channel. Parking can be tough, esp,in season, but well worth it-... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This is a quiet and beautiful spot. There are white beaches with sparkling blue water complete with frolicking dolphins and sandpipers on the ocean side, there are mangrove swamps (with brown water, it's the tannins), sandy grass areas full of Gopher Tortoises and their burrows, and lovely leafy shaded paths and boardwalks to see it all by. With parking, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

out of the way, but tough to find parking it is soooo popular. At dead end street and public pay parking.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

You must pay to park. You will find some basic trails, showing what Florida would look like undisturbed. We saw huge turtles nesting in the sand shores.

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

It's a long ride to the end of Ft. Myers Beach if you're down near Lover's Key but we enjoyed seeing this small park and taking the grandkids through the mangroves. We pretended we were in a jungle and came upon different small beaches ......all in a very short visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

usually not crowded, has facilities and frequent trolley stops but concession usually closed when there January into March.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

I would haven given a 5 star review had the water not been brown. The beach itself is very nice and I enjoyed seeing the different feathered birds.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Bowditch Beach was recently renurished and widened for happy beachgoers. Beach is located at North end of Estero Island along Matanzas Pass. Beach area along pass is good place to view dolphins fishing with the ingoing and outgoing tide. Beach can be reached by the local buses that run along Estero Blvd, picking up hotel patrons without cars. There is... More 

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Address: Address: Estero, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Estero

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