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From Tiny Homes to Luxurious Spas to Oceanfront Resorts, Southwest Florida Has Everything You Need For A Staycation This Summer

Jul 26, 2022 11:33AM ● By Stephanie Hatley

Photo Courtesy of Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa website

Heading out on a vacation can be expensive. So why not stay in Southwest Florida? With so many options, there's no reason to go anywhere else. These resorts and spas across the area will exceed your expectations and provide a needed escape from the day-to-day stressors. Relax in comfort and style this summer!

The Inns of Sanibel

Looking for an island getaway? Choose one of four unique properties through the Inns of Sanibel: Sanibel Inn, Song of the Sea, Seaside Inn, or Sunset Beach Inn. You’ll receive top-notch service and beautiful accommodations. Sanibel Inn is situated around an L-shaped heated swimming pool and is the largest property. Song of the Sea is often reserved by couples looking for a romantic getaway. All 30 guest rooms have kitchenettes. The nostalgic seaside charm is evident at Seaside Inn with its 1960s cottage character. Finally, enjoy lots of amenities at Sunset Beach Inn from bike rentals to pickleball courts to grills for beachside barbeques. No matter what style of staycation you’re looking for, the Inns of Sanibel has something for you.

Check out all of the properties online today!

Casa Ybel Resort

Enjoy a secluded retreat at Casa Ybel Resort where all of the Gulf facing suites feature private entrances and private sandy paths to the beach. Choose from either a one bedroom suite or two bedroom suite and have access to a fully equipped kitchen and outdoor grill. If you’d rather not cook during your staycation, visit the multiple award-winning Thistle Lodge restaurant or the poolside Coconut’s Bar and Grill. Whenever you’re ready for outdoor recreation, you’ll find opportunities for biking, fishing, yoga, tennis, and more. If you’d rather relax, choose a spa package and enjoy a hot stone treatment or salt glow scrub.

Ready to make your reservation? Check out Casa Ybel Resort today!

South Seas Island Resort

 At South Seas Island Resort, you can book a hotel room or vacation rental. If you’re really looking for luxury, try one of the “Home of Distinction” for your next staycation. Numerous restaurants, bars, and grocery stores are nearby. In addition, you can take advantage of the Gourmet Grocery Delivery Service through Captiva Provision Company. Book a family portrait along the shoreline, book a kayak tour to explore the natural scenery of Captiva Island, or head out for a day of shopping at North Pointe or South Village. There are plenty of activities to keep you entertained or you can relax and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere at South Seas Island Resort.

Book your reservation online today!

Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa

Book a reservation for one of Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa’s cottages of guest suites this summer and enjoy a staycation in your own backyard. You’ll have access to five delicious restaurants on the property so you won’t have to cook a single meal. Enjoy live music, entertainment, and bingo games every week. Take advantage of all of the amenities from tennis courts to swimming pools to kayak rentals. If you’re looking for a relaxing few hours, licensed professionals and massage therapists can create a magical day at the spa for individuals or couples.

Cabana Resort & Spa

If you’re looking for a place nearby to get away and enjoy what’s left of the summer, Cabana Resort & Spa has everything you need and more. Enjoy getting in some exercise at the lap pool or relax in the lazy river. The Cabana Cove Waterpark will entertain the kids all day long and you can relax in an air-conditioned tiki hut. There are four floor plans from 2-bedroom, 2.5-bath options to 3-bedroom, 3.5-bath options. All of them feature private balconies with stunning views. Make sure to take advantage of the complimentary shuttle service around the resort to get from your condo to the various dining locations on property.

Book your reservation online today!

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa

This summer visit this award-winning tropical resort near Naples, Florida. You’ll have access to five water slides, four swimming pools, a lazy river, and a secluded private island. Additional amenities include babysitting services, Camp Hyatt Kids Camp, the Championship Raptor Bay golf course, Stillwater Spa, and more. There are five restaurants and bars on property where you can wine and dine from sun up to sun down. With options for single rooms or suites, you’ll find an accommodation that works for you!

Check out Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa today!

GullWing Beach Resort

Enjoy recently renovated suites at GullWing Beach Resort on Estero Island. Choose from 1, 2, and 3-bedroom vacation suites that include private balconies, plush bedding, and fully-equipped kitchens. Get a little exercise on the elevated tennis court and beach volleyball court or relax in the beachfront heated swimming pool and whirlpool spa. You also have access to the fitness center, the business center, and bicycle rentals during your stay. The local trolley stops in front of the resort for easy access to shopping and dining in town. GullWing Beach Resort is a great place to have your staycation this summer!

Make your reservation online today!

Matlacha Tiny Village

Did you know there’s a tiny home village in southwest Florida? Whether you stay in the Alligator, Mermaid, Margarita, Dolphin, or Flamingo, you’ll have a full kitchenette with microwave, fridge, induction cooktops, and coffee maker. The units sleep anywhere from 2-6 adults and all guests have access to the community BBQ grill, the dock, the deck, and the kayak launch. You’ll have a blast enjoying the amenities of the area like Blue Dog Bar & Grill, Sandy Hook Fish & Rib House, and Cayo Costa State Park. Book a fishing tour with Captain Dean at Matlacha Fishing and enjoy a day on the water. It might not be camping, but it is tiny living!

Check out all of the details and see photos of the tiny homes online!

OceanLove Day Spa

Check out the new spa location of OceanLove Day Spa in Fort Myers at Beacon Executive Suites. Here you can book The Turquoise Mermaid, a custom anti-aging facial, or The Aqua Mermaid, a custom anti-aging facial with modality options. Add on The Light House, a 10/20/30 minute LED treatment, or The Fins, a paraffin hand treatment. You can also relax with a spa body wrap treatment called The Nautilus Shell, which is an Aloe Vera and herbal based luxury spa body wrap. There are so many options to pamper yourself for the day!

Book a session online today!

Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina

Located on Estero Island surrounded by the Matanzas Pass on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other, Pink Shell is a 12-acre beach resort and marina. Book a fishing excursion or dolphin adventure during your staycation. Kids love the Pink Shell Junior Ranger program or join Ranger Rob for weekly Nature Discovery programs. Enjoy Jack’s Restaurant for breakfast, sip on beverages from Bongo’s Bar & Grill during the day, and savor an Italian entrée at Rae’s Real Italian restaurant, all located on Pink Shell’s property. Whether you’re looking to learn, explore, relax, or do it all, Pink Shell has all of the activities you’ll need to make your stay enjoyable.

To learn more, check out Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina today!

The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village

Located adjacent to the Tarpon Point Marina, the Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village offers the perfect combination of entertainment and relaxation. Check out the state-of-the-art WestinWORKOUT Fitness Studio or relax in the Esterra Spa & Salon. Book a fishing charter out of the marina or rent kayaks to take out on the water. Hit up the Promenade Shops for some retail therapy or savor the seafood at Marker 92 Waterfront Bar & Bistro. When it’s time to call it a night, sit out on your private balcony and enjoy the stunning views with a glass of wine. You’ll love your stay at the Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village.

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White Orchid Spa

If you’re looking for a spa package that’s close to home, check out all the offerings at White Orchid Spa. The Sweet & Salty package includes a 30-minute Swedish relaxation massage, followed by a 30-minute Sugar Body Scrub, and ending with a 45-minute Himalayan Salt Room session. Or if you’d just enjoy a facial, choose from a 15-minute, 30-minute, 60-minute, or 80-minute session tailored specifically for your needs and skin type. If you’re getting married or have an important event coming up, book a spa party and spend the day celebrating your special occasion.

Learn more at White Orchid Spa today!