Ahoy Mateys! Set your compass for three days of swashbuckling fun as the 11th Annual Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival returns to the historic seaport district of Old San Carlos on nearby Estero Island for non-stop adventure from October 7 – 9, 2016.
Named “The #2 Pirate Festival in the Country” by USA Today, this family-friendly event attracts thousands of people that come to enjoy the pirate bazaar, » Read more
“If you don’t look back at your car after you park it, you own the wrong car.” — Anonymous
From classic to cool, downtown streets in Fort Myers are lined with the sight of these show cars on the fourth Saturday of every month from 4-8 pm.
Music, food, drinks, and more! Free to the public with many venues featuring additional specials. » Read more
“OVO is a headlong rush into a colorful ecosystem teeming with life, where insects work, eat, crawl, flutter, play, fight and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy and movement. The insects’ home is a world of biodiversity and beauty filled with noisy action and moments of quiet emotion.
When a mysterious egg appears in their midst, the insects are awestruck and intensely curious about this iconic object that represents the enigma and cycles of their lives. » Read more
It’s always a fun day around here, but never more so than when we have an Ocean’s Reach birthday to celebrate!
Recently, Andy was surprised with a “birthday tub” full of two of his favorites: blueberry muffins and chocolates!
We took it easy on the number of candles, but that doesn’t mean our wishes for a wonderful year were any less.
Happy Birthday, Andy, » Read more
Hats off to our friends at Adventures in Paradise, who created and sponsored the Wonders of Water (WOW) program this summer with The Heights Center!
The ‘WOW’ project was designed to enhance learning and life experiences for 4th to 6th grade students participating in The Heights Center’s summer camp program. Adventures In Paradise took the children on sea life encounter tours which included: a boat ride, » Read more
A fun article from our friends at the Island Reporter, written by Brian Wierima:
Despite being located off the beaten path of Periwinkle Way, Pittsburgh native John Nader’s business venture 12 years ago in the form of the Great White Grill has prospered.
It’s also quite obvious to discover what NFL, MLB, NHL and college teams Nader loves, too, since they are plastered all over the walls, » Read more
We’re all smiles when our guests are smiling! And there’s lots of smiling behind and in front of this camera.
Team member, Adolfo, thrives on guest happiness so he was delighted to photograph the Manley family’s wonderful beach vacation stay. The Manleys are long time annual guests of Ocean’s Reach and we couldn’t be happier to host such a nice family. » Read more
No one enjoys a birthday treat more than Carl and that’s why we gave him two! One chocolate pie celebrates Carl’s birthday and one chocolate cake celebrates John’s birthday, in absentia. Our two Ocean’s Reach team members were born one day apart in the same year!
Both birthdays were celebrated together with a song and good wishes for many more chocolate-filled days to come.
Happy Birthday, » Read more
Reminiscent of a Star Wars R2-D2 character, these reels on wheels will yield “reel”success with any water creature off our shore. Our guest fishing party cleverly transports rods, equipment and accessories for each angler and bait for our diverse fish population. All in one!
Fishing is permitted off our beaches and allowed only in front of buildings 1 & 4 for the safety of our swimmers. Get started with the purchase of a Florida license at Bailey’s General Store or the Bait Box and enjoy the pleasures of the great catch. » Read more