Beach Activities & Points of Interest

Fort Myers Beach Resort Hotel

Discover the best of everything Fort Myers Beach has to offer

A Fort Myers Beach landmark for generations, the legendary Lighthouse Island Resort has provided thousands of beach-goers, tiki hut enthusiasts and paradise seekers with an unforgettable Fort Myers Beach hotel vacation experience. Located in the heart of paradise just steps away from Times Square, the pier, and the sands of the Gulf of Mexico, The Lighthouse Island Resort is your Fort Myers Beach vacation headquarters. Dine, drink or daydream under a palm—discover the best of everything Fort Myers Beach has to offer, all just 200-feet from the Gulf.

The World Famous Lighthouse Tiki Bar

The Lighthouse Tiki Bar & Grill is our local hotspot, located in the heart of our property, between our two pools. Here is where you will find the latest sports game playing, live music, and always a good time party! Our happy hours, drink specials and entertainment make us a favorite of locals, regulars and guests.

Guest Perks: You can choose to purchase Tiki bucks when you book your stay online. $20 buys $25 in Tiki bucks all day, every day! Only at the Tiki Bar.

The Yucatan Beach Stand

Seconds from Time Square, and just across the street from The Lighthouse Resort, you will find this gem of a beach stand. Serving the best food on Fort Myers Beach, this open air bar and restaurant with a casual feel will welcome you in for a tall drink or maybe a full course meal. Patrons and Guests enjoy the freedom to come in right off the beach or dressed up for a night on the town.

Guest Perks: You can choose to buy Beach Stand Bucks when you book your stay online. $40 buys you $50 in Beach Stand Bucks all day, every day! Only at Yucatan Beach Stand.


Visitors enjoy 20 acres of historical buildings, beautiful gardens, Edison Botanic Research Lab and the Estates Museum. The newly restored Edison buildings include the Main House, Guest House and Caretaker’s House. The 1929 historic landscape is evident throughout property, including the award winning Moonlight Garden. The 15,000 square foot (air conditioned) Estates Museum has an impressive collection of inventions, artifacts and special exhibits that inspire imagination and encourage exploration. This is a National Register Historic Site and Winner of the National Trust for Historic Preservation Stewardship Award of a Historic Site.

The Complete Estates Tour offers a complete orientation and self-guided Audio Tour of the historic homes, gardens and laboratory of the Edison and Ford families as well as the Museum.

Sanibel Island & Captiva Island, Florida are the perfect choice for your vacation whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a family trip or a nature vacation.

Discover paradise for yourself. Be sure to stop by the Sanibel & Captiva Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center when you arrive, located immediately over the causeway. they have brochures and information on the many things to see and do while staying on our beautiful islands.

Sanibel Island is a great way to spend the day; it’s famous for shelling, shopping and art galleries. Sanibel and Captiva offer 15 miles of unspoiled beaches, 22 miles of bike  paths, 50 types of fish, 230 types of birds and 250 types of shells.

Cruises & Tours

Guided Segway Tours

Enjoy a fun and easy tour of Fort Myers Beach on a Segway® – a device its inventor Dean Kamen calls “the world’s first self-balancing human transporter.” Dynamic stabilization technology makes Segway easy to use. One ride voucher per person; children must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Discounted tours are available and must be selected during booking when reserving your room on our website.

Good Time Charters offer Dolphin Tours, Shelling Cruises and Fishing Charters throughout Fort Myers Beach: (239) 218-8014. Use Code LHR10 to save 10%!

Everglades Adventure Tours showcase the cultural history and diverse wildlife of our fragile environment; all tours include a thrilling Everglades air boat ride: (239) 405-2060. Use Code LHR10 to save 10%!

Soar over beautiful Fort Myers Beach! Price is per person, with a maximum of six adventurers. From astonishing views and easy dips, to thrilling and soaking free falls, you choose your ride. Our focus is on safety and exemplary customer service from experienced USCG captains on Coast Guard inspected vessels.

Fishing & Boat Rentals

Adventure Watersports on Fort Myers Beach rents Wave Runners, kayaks and sail boats; or enjoy a guided dolphin tour around the island. Reservations are recommended: (239) 849-6342

Getaway Marina near the north end of Fort Myers Beach offers boat rentals as well as half day, full day and private fishing charters: 1-800-641-3088

Fish Tale Marina offers boat rentals, kayak rentals, fishing charters, dolphin tours and sightseeing excursions: (239) 463-3600

The Key West Express is the fastest, most exciting way to get to Key West; a fun 3 ½ hour boat ride each way: (888) 539 2628

Shows & Sports

The Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall on the campus of Florida Southwestern State College and is a 1,753 seat facility featuring Broadway quality plays, nationally known artists, musicians, comedians and more

Hammond Stadium

Fort Myers has two major league teams who travel to the area for Spring Training. The Boston Red Sox play at JetBlue Park and The Minnesota Twins play at Hammond Stadium. Both stadiums are an easy drive from Lighthouse Inn. Click the links above to check out the Spring Training schedules for both teams. During the summer, Hammond Stadium also is home to Grapefruit League pro team, Fort Myers Miracle.

Fort Myers has two major league teams who travel to the area for Spring Training. The Boston Red Sox play at JetBlue Park and The Minnesota Twins play at Hammond Stadium. Both stadiums are an easy drive from Lighthouse Inn. Click the links above to check out the Spring Training schedules for both teams. During the summer, Hammond Stadium also is home to Grapefruit League pro team, Fort Myers Miracle.

The Florida Tarpons are a professional indoor football team based in Estero, Florida. The team is currently a member of the Ultimate Indoor Football League. The Tarpons play their home games at Germain Arena.

Lighthouse Resort Email Offers

Stay in touch with your place in paradise! There’s no question that Fort Myers Beach knows how to “party”. Sign up to receive news and updates on upcoming festivals and events on Fort Myers Beach; You’ll be among the first to learn about special offers and discounts from Lighthouse Resort Inn & Suites!

Lighthouse Island Resort


We are now accepting reservations for all guests, but still undergoing extensive clean up and repair around the hotel property.

We will require a one (1) night deposit at the time of booking, any cancellations must be three days prior to arrival to avoid forfeiture of the deposit.

We are still experiencing challenges with our WiFi service, due to this we cannot promise Internet or TV service.

We will ask you to sign an insurance release, if you choose not to sign this release, you will not be allowed to check in to our resort.

Our temporary office hours are 8 A.M. to 10 P.M. and the temporary office is located on the 2nd floor in room 508.

The available rooms are located on the 2nd and 3rd and 4th floors and our elevators are currently unavailable. You will have to navigate the stairs to access your room.

Parking is limited to one vehicle, we have no parking available for large trucks, trailers, boats or RVs.

Due to our resort being under renovations and repairs; generators, power washers and electric tools will be run early morning to late evening. Please be aware there will be noise throughout the day.

You must be over 23 years old to check in.Your credit card and ID must match the name on the reservation.

Our Yucatan Beach Stand is only steps away and is open daily from 11am to 9pm.

Our Tiki Bar is open 9am to Midnight Daily, serving great cold drinks, Live entertainment and a new ever changing menu from our grill.

The island still has no phone service, so to make reservations please click the Book Now Button below or contact us at To speak with an agent please call 239-356-7829 available 8 A.M. to 10 P.M. daily.