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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Beautiful beach with hiking trail and kayak rentals for touring the inland waters. ”
  • 82 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“A little further out, on US41 south, towards Naples, Coconut Point is a large outdoor mall with great shops, dining and bars.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Beach
“This beach is a preserve. Wonderful marine life, birds and seashells, seashells seashells! There is a big fine if you are caught taking home a live seashell. Most of the seashells are yours for the taking. It's one of our favourite beaches in Florida. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
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“What you expect on a beach vacation...outside dining on the bay! Yummy & fun atmosphere.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Bar
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“great breakfast and seafood, ON THE BEACH! YES! Some tables are in the sand! Beach rentals available also, great bar and only 1.5mi away!”
  • 35 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Only beach in SW florida dogs are allowed! bring water and shade for them if they get hot and worked up. 1/2 hour away!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“If you were to drive south on Estero BLVD from Fort Myers Beach, you would pass Lovers key State Park then end at Bonita Beach, a beautiful white sand small beach...just before it takes you off the island and can circle back north on Tamiami Trail back to Estero Blvd!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great place on the water! Good food, accessible by boat (you can rent a pontoon, kayaks or paddle boards and have a grand adventure!) and it's pet friendly! (outdoor seating only, of course).”
  • 20 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Cafe, Coffee, Bakery, Deli and Groceries, DeRomo's is an interesting mixture of Italian-inspired selections with nice outdoor seating located in at the high-end small shopping plaza "Promenade At Bonita Bay".”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Flipper's is a nice choice from brunch or dinner, located right on a bay with great views and good food. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Cafe
“Olde Florida style atmosphere with an outdoor deck. Coffee, lunch or dinner”
  • 7 locals recommend
Zoo
“Fun for the entire family and spend time in the new downtown Bonita Springs.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“They have great homemade ice cream and many varieties to suit everyone's tastes. Black cherry is my go-to. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Food
“Flea market with lots of bargains; only open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Park
“Closest beach with three different parking areas. Chair, kayak, wave runner rentals. Loads of shells and beautiful sand.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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  • 7 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“What you expect on a beach vacation...outside dining on the bay! Yummy & fun atmosphere.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Bar
“great breakfast and seafood, ON THE BEACH! YES! Some tables are in the sand! Beach rentals available also, great bar and only 1.5mi away!”
  • 35 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great place on the water! Good food, accessible by boat (you can rent a pontoon, kayaks or paddle boards and have a grand adventure!) and it's pet friendly! (outdoor seating only, of course).”
  • 20 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Cafe, Coffee, Bakery, Deli and Groceries, DeRomo's is an interesting mixture of Italian-inspired selections with nice outdoor seating located in at the high-end small shopping plaza "Promenade At Bonita Bay".”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Flipper's is a nice choice from brunch or dinner, located right on a bay with great views and good food. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Cafe
“Olde Florida style atmosphere with an outdoor deck. Coffee, lunch or dinner”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“They have great homemade ice cream and many varieties to suit everyone's tastes. Black cherry is my go-to. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
  • 7 locals recommend

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