Location: 26811 South Tamiami Trail | Bonita Springs, FL 34134
The sun is shining, the breeze is warm, and the seashells are rolling in on the gentle Gulf of Mexico surf. Southwest Florida beaches have reopened! We know you’re looking forward to feeling that powder-soft sand between your toes. And we’ll be here to welcome you to our family-friendly beaches when you arrive.
Our beautiful sandy beaches have something for everyone. Some beaches on our barrier islands offer quiet, pristine nature in city, county, and state parks, while others offer family fun and nightlife with beachfront cafes that offer food and drinks, live music, and even a game of volleyball.
Those who love Southwest Florida beaches have been eager to get out for a little vitamin sea and are excited about visiting the beach parks and preserves that are now open.
We’re happy to report that most Southwest Florida beaches, beach accesses, beach parking lots, and free-standing bathrooms are now open during regular hours.
Lee County’s beach parks and beach accesses are open.
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office will assist with monitoring and educating the public at county beaches. County staff is assigned to clean all parking pay machines. Beachgoers should continue to follow CDC guidelines to keep themselves and others safe.
These amenities are also open in Lee County:
Staff will be onsite to help encourage people to follow CDC guidelines, including social distancing. For more information, visit Lee County Parks and Recreation.
COVID-19 related parking restrictions at all City-owned and operated parking lots have been lifted:
Please note: Causeway Islands Beaches and Bowman’s Beach parking lots, as well as Captiva Island and other Lee County beach parks and accesses, have been open since April 29.
Beach parks, beach accesses, and parking are now open to the public on Fort Myers Beach. To stay updated, visit Town of Fort Myers Beach updates.
Collier County beaches are now open without restrictions. Those without county or City of Naples beach parking stickers may purchase a daily parking pass for $8. For more information, visit Collier County’s COVID-19 page.
Beachcombers must continue to practice social distancing. For specific information about restrictions at beach parks in Collier County, visit our COVID-19 Update page. For Collier County beach locations, visit Collier County beaches and beach accesses.
The City of Naples reopened beaches and beach parking with restrictions. Please note weekend hours differ from weekday hours.
Beachgoers should continue following CDC guidelines: practice social distancing, limit groups to 10 people or fewer, wash your hands frequently, and stay at home as much as possible. For details about restrictions on Naples beaches, visit Royal Shell’s COVID-19 Update page.
Marco Island city-owned pedestrian beach accesses are open. Social distancing guidelines must be followed. The accesses near Marriott’s Crystal Shores hotel and Madeira condominium are open from sunrise to sundown.
Marco Island’s city-owned beaches, beach accesses, and parking lots are open. For more information and frequently asked questions, visit Marco Island COVID-19 information.
Southwest Florida boasts many beautiful state parks. These four are most popular for their gorgeous beaches and pristine natural environments:
Follow social distancing guidelines and limit groups to ten or fewer people. Some of our state parks are open or partially open during Phase 1. For current information about the status of Florida’s state parks, visit Florida State Parks’ safety updates.
To keep our guests and team members safe as we proceed through Phase Two of reopening Florida’s beaches and businesses, we continue to follow the CDC’s recommended safety guidelines. Check our Guest Safety page to find out what else we do to ensure guests’ and the Royal Shell team’s safety. Also visit our COVID-19 Update page for current information.
Have you been dreaming about a beach getaway? We’re taking reservations for summer and fall, with June through December filling up fast. Contact us and book your stay today. We can’t wait to see you on our sunny Southwest Florida beaches!