There are so many things to do and places to see in Southwest Florida! To help you get inspired and prepare for yout trip, we put together some information about the area, that you might find useful. Please, don't hesitate to call us, should you have any questions about the area or activities.
Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) - Fort Myers, Fl -
about 25 minute drive to the studio
Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) about 50 minute drive
Sarasota International Airport (SRQ) - about 11/2 hour drive
Fort Lauderdale International airport (FLL) and Miami International Airport (MIA) both are about 2 hour drive to the Studio
ATTRACTIONS AND GUIDES:
www.paradisecoast.com - great Site giving you all the information about sights, beaches, activities, restaurants, festivals, arts and much more in Naples, Marco Island and Everglades.
www.sanibel-captiva.org - Official website giving you all the information about Sanibel Island and Captiva Island
Best 19 restaurants in Naples - pretty accurate guide for a foodie. (we are foodies:-) On a personal note we will also suggest Namba for Sushi (order their Aburi Sushi or Hokkaido Ramen- amazing!), and
Sale e Pepe on Marco Island for a beautiful outdoor Italian dinner looking at the Gulf of Mexico.
When considering activities and restaurants, please, keep in mind, that January is a high tourist season in Florida and majority of restaurants require reservation, well ahead.
If you want to visit other areas of Florida, here are approximate driving time:
Sarasota - 1 1/2 hour
Miami and Fort Lauderdale - 2 hours
Tampa Bay area - 2 1/2 hour
Orlando - 3 1/2 hour
Daytona Beach - 4 1/2 hour
Key West - 5 1/2 hours (better option is a Ferry from Fort Myers Beach - about 3 hour boat ride and you have arrived! The best part - there is a Bar on the ferry:-)
Florida Panhandle - about 5 hour drive