Ideally located north of Marco Island and just between Naples and Fort Myers, the community of Bonita Springs offers the unique and inviting Old Florida lifestyle of a charming small beach town. Beautiful beaches along with the sparkling Gulf of Mexico and the natural beauty of Estero Bay offer sun-lovers and anglers the ultimate paradise.
Bonita Springs, known as The Gateway to The Gulf, is home to some of the most beautiful beaches and islands along the Gulf of Mexico. In addition to the beaches, Bonita Springs also has extensive freshwater lakes and streams. Boating, Fishing, Shelling and Sunning and, of course, Golf are just some of the wonderful outdoor activities that Bonita Springs offers.
There are also extensive shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities as well. The Promenade is a fine example of stunning blend of exquisite shops and excellent restaurants in a beautiful setting where you can find something for everyone.
Bonita Springs is also home to a wide variety of entertainment options and art museums/galleries and also includes the Germain Arena with its hometown hockey team, The Florida Everblades. The Germain Arena also hosts a wide variety of entertainment offerings including concerts by well known performers and other events.
Bonita Springs has some of the most beautiful beaches in all of Florida and it's no wonder, since the word "bonita" in Spanish translates to mean just that. The beaches that line the coastline bring people in from all over the world for the sun and the miles of soft, white sand. Beachgoers have the opportunity to experience great shelling, swimming, kayaking, windsurfing and the occasional dolphin and sea turtle nesting sightings.Perhaps nothing defines Bonita Springs like the beaches and the clear water that are just steps away from the sand.
Bonita Springs' culinary delights offer a unique combination of local establishments and national restaurant chains. Whether you are taking in the sunset at a waterfront restaurant, or you are out for formal or casual evening, prepare your taste buds for savory eats that range from fresh, Florida seafood on the menu to diverse international cuisines. Even, as Bonita Springs' dining options continue to multiply, be sure to know that your meal will always be served with the charm that characterizes this fair town.
Fishing in Bonita Springs is excellent throughout the year. Canals wind through neighborhoods and connect bays to the Gulf of Mexico. These mangrove shorelines, grass flats, and channels offer fishing enthusiast an angler's playground in the variety of backwater and offshore places to catch snook, redfish, snapper, grouper, flounder and so much more.
Southwest Florida and Bonita Springs have been deemed a "paradise for golfers" with it's abundance of courses. If golf is your game, these beautiful public and private golf facilities are ready to challenge all skill levels. Many of the courses are designed by famous architects and PGA Tour players alike and beckon a tee time year round.
The antique villages, art galleries, souvenir T-shirt shops and flea markets are great for shopping finds. Or you can choose to discover the beautiful outdoor boutique and shopping malls including The Promenade, Coconut Point, Miromar Outlet Mall and more. The retail outlets, upscale boutiques and unique shops nestled within the greater Bonita Springs area, are reflective of this city's lure.
No need to count sheep while in Bonita Springs, with accommodations including dependable hotel chains, condo vacation rentals and beachfront cottages, finding a place to rest your weary head is easy. If you are visiting for a weekend, a month, or for the winter season, Bonita Springs offers you many great choices.