Would it be beneficial to rent a car? How else can you get to the hotel from the airport?
We are looking forward to seeing you and are happy to help. RSW airport offers plenty of taxi service options that will bring you to Fort Myers Beach. It's about a 20-25 minute trip depending on traffic. Once you are here the city provides a beach trolley service to help you get around the island, the cost is only a quarter per person. DiamondHead Beach Resort is located close to the main Times Square area and it's an easy walk to some of the best restaurants and entertainment. If you do plan on leaving the island to visit Naples or Sanibel a rental car would be a good option. Thank you again and we will see you soon!
You will need to rent a car.
It would be most beneficial to rent a car to get from the airport because you will have it to get around for the time you are there. If you want to dine somewhere other than the place you are staying, if you want to explore off the island and if you want to buy a few groceries for the little kitchen it would be easier with a car. Obviously, taking the bus if the airport id=s the cheaper route but a little inconvenient.
If you do not plan to leave the island, then you do not need a car. Take a taxi from the airport to the beach (around $60). You can arrange for another taxi to the airport (around $45). The trolley service is great and you can get to a few places a little farther out by transferring. I am sure the hotel staff can assist with this. I usually do not leave the island so a bicycle or island trolley works well for me. There is a lot of traffic and it moves pretty slow at peak times, so a bike is the way to go. Times Square and many of restaurants are within walking distance which is one of the reasons I love this island. If you plan to explore Ft. Myers, Sanibel, or Captiva islands then I would rent a car.
If you are going to stay on the beach and don't plan to travel off the island then you can take the trolley or rent a scooter. You would take a taxi from the airport to the hotel. However you might want to call your hotel and ask them. They may provide transportation for you. If you plan on exploring you should rent a car.
Transportation from the airport to Fort Myers Beach is readily available. Restaurants, bars, beach shops and convenience stores are all walking distance from Diamond Head. Very convenient.
Or if you plan explore off Fort Myers Beach you'll want a rental car which is very easy to rent while you are at the airport.
If you are adventurous, you can rent a scooter on FM beach to run around the island.
We rented a car because it came with our package deal of air, hotel, and car. Convenient for us because we took trip to Sanibel and Captiva Island and some friends who live in Norht Fort Myers.
We use Comfort Transportation and always have. They charge from the airport and back is $55.00 each way. They are always on time! Their number is 239-745-2845. No need to rent a car, everything is within walking distance. You'll love all the restaurants in the area. Go to Nervous Nellies, Parrot Key(free shuttle), of my gosh, there are too many to mention. Enjoy!
We had a friend pick us up and took a cab back to the airport. You dont really need a car. The traffic on the island is really bad. There is a trolley that is only 50 cents.
We've always rented a car because we wanted to explore other areas like Sanibel and Captiva but it's not necessary. If you call the hotel they can probably give you the name of companies that provide transportation from the airport. Once at the resort the trolley runs up and down Estero Blvd.
I have gotten there by city bus but it's not easy. Bus schedule s limited. Very affordable though! You take a bus the the end of the route then the trolley takes you over the bridge. Trolley stops right in front of the hotel. Whole trip under4 dollars. Rental car is nice if you want to explore off the island a bit.
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