A great location for a fabulous Florida holiday on the Gulf Coast, Colonial Pointe, a gated community, is located off Gladiolus Drive in Fort Myers. The white sandy beaches of Sanibel and Ft. Myers are just 5 minutes away. Numerous restaurants, shops, and supermarkets are just 2-3 minutes drive away.
With a great room, living room, dining room, and fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar, stools, and breakfast area, this is another superb Gulf Coast villa for a family Florida holiday. The pool is south facing with a fenced rear for privacy, and has electric pool heating. Facilities include televisions and DVD, in addition this Florida villa has free High Speed internet and free telephone calls throughout the US and Canada.
Colonial Pointe, a gated community at Fort Myers, is an intimate enclave of only 72 spacious estate homes on over-sized homesites. This is a beautifully landscaped community with towering trees, tropical shrubs, and flowers with blossoms in vibrant colours. The central point of the Colonial Pointe community is an attractive lake onto which many homes back, giving visitors the opportunity to see many species of birds.
Fort Myers, the focal point for tourists taking a Gulf Coast holiday in Southwest Florida, is located about 120 miles south of Tampa and is the current home of the Boston Red Sox training camp. Fort Myers is known as the "City of Palms" for its palm-lined streets, and offers excellent shopping, nightlife, many restaurants and watering holes. Fort Myers has its share of family-welcoming restaurant chains, in addition to many independent restaurants offering a wide choice of international cuisine and fresh seafood. There are excellent beaches, and an abundance of water sports are available including fishing, sailing, boating, parasailing, windsurfing, and skiing. Not to be missed is watching the wildlife – seeing ospreys and pelicans diving for fish, and the dolphins swimming in the surf at nearby Sanibel Island. In the winter months hundreds of manatees arrive in the Fort Myers area and can be seen congregating in the Orange River providing visitors with an opportunity to view these unique creatures in their natural environment. For the golfing enthusiast, Fort Myers is home to over 50 of the renowned 130 public and private golf courses in South West Florida. The Sunshine State enjoys great weather which, combined with the scenic and challenging nature of these courses, makes the area an excellent location for the vacationing golfer. Fort Myers meets all the requirements for a Florida holiday.