Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina

275 Estero Blvd. | Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931  [SEE MAP]Fort Myers Beach, FL  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

All accommodations have kitchenettes or kitchens and screened-in lanais
Guests must pay a daily resort fee
Open since 1953, Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina woos guests with its unobstructed ocean views, complimentary beach amenities and friendly staff. But the star attraction of this property is its location: Spread out across 12 acres in Fort Myers Beach, Florida, the resort boasts 1,500 feet of pristine white sand beach, with the Gulf of Mexico on one side and Matanzas Pass on the other. Plus, the resort sits less than a mile from Fort Myers Beach's Times Square shopping hub. For those looking to take advantage of Florida's year-round sunshine, Pink Shell offers a variety of on-site amenities, including three heated pools and a marina. When you're seeking cover from Florida's intense rays, head inside and indulge in a warm stone massage or a sugar scrub from the Aquagene Spa. A meal at one of the property's two restaurants is also a must. Once you're ready for a little R&R, retreat to one of the resort's 211 accommodations. Each room and villa features a flat-screen TV, a coffee maker, a kitchenette or kitchen and an enclosed lanai. Note: Pink Shell charges a $37 daily resort fee that covers in-room Wi-Fi access, kayak and paddleboard rentals and Starbucks coffee in the lobby every day.
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Location
Fort Myers Beach, FL
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Resort, 211 rooms
Primary View
Neighborhood, Ocean
Style
Traditional

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  • 4.0Hotel Class

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Critic Reviews

Fodor's

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For a family-oriented stay, book the Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina, which recently widened its beach and is currently expanding its marina. New onsite restaurant Jack's serves a daily breakfast buffet with Gulf of Mexico views.

AAA

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Located on 12 acres on the Gulf of Mexico, this expansive resort offers rooms in three high-rise buildings, each with a swimming pool. The main pool has a fun nautical theme with a waterfall feature.

Oyster.com

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Bowditch Point Park nature preserve is just next door, and the city's own bustling Times Square is a 15-minute walk from the hotel. Breakfast is free, and the beach restaurant and bar are major highlights as well.

Condé Nast Traveler

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Set up on a sandy strip off Florida’s Fort Myers, the Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina is ideally situated for some splashy family fun.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 4292 have reviewed the Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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Tripadvisor Travel Rating: Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 4292 reviews 4.5 (based on 4292 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Pink Shell offers a variety of beachfront rooms and villas. Standard Sanibel View rooms reside in the Sanibel building and offer studio-style layouts with kitchenettes, enclosed lanais, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs, while larger accommodations have up to two bedrooms, full kitchens, living and dining areas and washers and dryers. All rooms and villas overlook the ocean.
  • Grocery stocking service (charges apply)
  • Daily resort fee covers Wi-Fi access, local and domestic phone calls, two bottles of water and use of a beach bag
Nightly resort fee$37
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Located between Matanzas Pass and the Gulf of Mexico on the northern end of Estero Island, Pink Shell Beach began as a quaint single cottage. Today, the complex occupies 12 acres and features four pink and green buildings, a private marina, a white sand beach, a 6,000-square-foot spa and three pools. The resort is on the Lee Tran trolley line for easy access to local attractions, including Bowditch Point Park and Times Square, the epicenter of dining, shopping and entertainment in Fort Myers Beach.
  • Southwest Florida International Airport sits 21 miles northeast
  • Guests can dock their boats in resort's marina
  • Daily resort fee includes valet parking
  • 24-hour valet parking (free)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping

Dining

Two restaurants are available at the resort. Rae's on the Beach serves a selection of seafood items and drinks for lunch and dinner daily. Guests can also dine alfresco at Bongo’s Beach Bar and Grill, an area favorite that specializes in seafood and Caribbean-inspired cuisine. The daily resort fee covers breakfast for two per day.
  • Private beach dining available for additional fee
  • Grocery stocking service (charges apply)
  • Room service available every day from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Number of restaurants2

Cuisine TypesBuffet, American

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast

Pool

Pink Shell features three heated swimming pools, including the lagoon-style octopool with a large waterfall, giant shells and an underwater sound system. There's also a splash area with fountains and sprayers for young children. Additionally, the property features a beach, where water sports equipment like Jet Skis and sailboats can be rented for a fee. The daily resort fee includes use of lounge chairs, umbrellas, towels, kayaks and paddleboards, and poolside service is available from Bongo’s Beach Bar and Grill.
  • Seasonal cabana rentals
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas
  • Pool bar

Spa

The 6,000-square-foot Aquagene Spa specializes in water-inspired treatments and features a eucalyptus steam room, a couples suite and 10 additional treatment rooms. Available services include various massages, facials, body treatments, hand and foot therapies, aromatherapy, makeup application and waxing.
  • Spa packages

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body Treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Kids

The property is home to three pools – one of which features a special splash area for small children – and a beach. There are also a variety of activities, including arts and crafts projects, dolphin watching, nature walks and video games. Nonmotorized water sports equipment like paddleboards, sailboats and kayaks are also available to rent. However, there is no on-site kids club.
  • Dive-in movies with free popcorn select nights
  • Beach campfire packages with optional s'mores add-on available for a fee
  • Kids Club
  • Free Kids Club
  • Fee for Kids Club
  • Cribs
  • High Chairs

Fitness

The on-site fitness center features floor-to-ceiling windows with water views and personal viewing screens at each workout station. Cardiovascular and weight-training equipment is available, including treadmills, ellipticals, free weights, recumbent bikes and abdominal machines. Guests can borrow kayaks and paddleboards at the beach, and nature walks with the resort's naturalist are available free of charge. Charges apply for beach yoga classes.
  • Jet Ski, sailboat and pontoon boat rentals (fees apply)
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)

Business

Pink Shell offers more than 37,000 square feet of waterfront and landscaped outdoor event space, as well as two ballrooms, three meeting rooms and an executive boardroom. The resort also partners with the Offshore Sailing School to offer team-building exercises.
  • Business center with computers and printers
  • Largest ballroom can accommodate up to 210 people for receptions
  • Smaller breakout rooms
  • On-site catering

Number of meeting rooms6

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Wedding

Offering ocean views and a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces, Pink Shell can host weddings for up to 150 guests. Ceremonies are often held on the beach or in the property's butterfly garden, while wedding receptions can be hosted in one of two elegant ballrooms or on the tropically landscaped pool terrace. Beachside tents can also be used for toes-in-the-sand celebrations.
  • On-site catering, audiovisual services and decor arrangements can be made through resort's wedding planners
  • Bridal spa and makeup services
  • Wedding packages

Maximum wedding guest capacity150

  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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