Oceanview Suite at Sandpiper Gulf Resort Fort Myers Beach Florida

Oceanview Suite at Sandpiper Gulf Resort Fort Myers Beach Florida

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If a beautiful beach vacation in Southwest Florida is on your mind, then no doubt you’ve been considering the Fort Myers Beach and Sanibel Islands. In this post, we share our experience at the Sandpiper Gulf Resort Fort Myers Beach.

Dream it.

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That moment when you open the door to your hotel room can make or break your vacation. At Sandpiper Gulf Resort, I walked inside and saw the blue water outside the back window, and I just knew this was the start of an excellent vacation.

Shoppers walking in Times Square District Fort Myers Beach Florida
Plan it.

Getting to Fort Myers Beach Florida

Fort Myers Beach Through Southwest Florida Airport

From Toronto, it was a short 3-hour flight into Southwest Florida International Airport. You will have plenty of opportunities to fly direct or through connecting flights.

Drive to Fort Myers Beach

You can drive to Florida and connect to I-10 and 1-95 from the I-75 for the best Southwest Florida route.

Read more: Things to do in Fort Myers Beach Florida.

blue lounge chairs under blue umbrella at Sandpiper Gulf Resort Florida
Live it.

The Sandpiper Hotel Fort Myers Beach

Situated on 515 feet of white sand beaches on Fort Myers Beach, the Sandpiper Gulf Resort is a smaller resort with a total of 63 suites.

This resort can be considered a no-frills hotel with two small pools, plenty of beach chairs, watersport rentals and a few communal BBQs. However, what it may lack in resort amenities, the hotel features in its rooms and its laid back vibe.

Check Reviews and Rates: Tripadvisor | Expedia | Hotels.com

View to the beach from inside Oceanview suite at Sandpiper Resort Fort Myers Beach Florida

The Sandpiper Hotel Oceanview Suite

Sandpiper Hotel Suite Bedroom

The door to my suite opened to the bedroom. Here there was a king-size bed, lots of closet and wardrobe space and a flat-screen TV. Within the bedroom was the bathroom, which included a sink and a separate room for the toilet and bathtub.

Bedroom in Sandpiper Gulf Resort Suite

There were plenty of free toiletry products at the Sandpiper Gulf Resort, which included these citrusy smelling bath products by Tarocco.

Suite Livingroom and Kitchen

Separated by a sliding door, the living room had a couch and coffee table. There was a second TV in the living room as well. The living room opened to a full kitchen with granite countertops, a full-size refrigerator, a stove, microwave and a table with chairs.

Kitchen in Sandpiper hotel Fort Myers Beach

The kitchen included plenty of plates, cups and cookware, and on the table was a little hotel gift which included two complimentary bottles of water and a handy beach bag.

Read more: Patio Dining at Bayfront Bistro Fort Myers Beach, Florida.

Sandpiper Gulf Resort Beach

My room was located in the second building, overlooking the adult pool with an incredible view of the beach. The beach is vast, and there are plenty of comfortable chairs and loungers available, all with umbrellas.

line of blue lounge chairs under blue umbrella at Sandpiper Gulf Resort Florida

These beach chairs are not uncomfortable plastic chairs either. There is a bit of seaweed accumulated on the beach, but not to worry, it did not get in the way of a comfortable swim in the warm ocean water.

Read More: Dream of Shells? Best Shelling Beaches In Florida are on Sanibel Island

blue lounge chairs under blue umbrella at Sandpiper Gulf Resort Florida

Each morning I made my way out to the beach for a walk to this fantastic view. There was little traffic on this end of the beach, and it felt like I had the whole beach to myself. See more reviews on the Sandpiper Gulf Resort.

Read about the Sandpiper’s sister property, the Pink Shell Resort.

Planning a trip to Fort Myers Beach and Sanibel? Here are some more great posts with things to do in the area:

Read more: Things to do on Sanibel Island Florida

view of Sandpiper hotel Florida at sunrise from the beach

Travel assistance provided by The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel Visitor & Convention Bureau, and the Sandpiper Gulf Resort, on a media hosted press trip, however, the opinions expressed in this post are my own.

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    1. I normally don’t include costs as I don’t sell travel and the costs change all the time. They really depend on when you are travelling to the region and what days you are staying there.

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