Commonly Asked Questions About Fort Myers Beach Hotel & Pink Shell
Pink Shell Beach Hotel Policies
What time can I check-in to the Resort?
Our check-in time is 4:00 PM. If your room is ready prior to that time, we will be pleased to check you in. If not, you are free to pre-register at the front desk, store your belongings and begin to enjoy the Resort from the moment you arrive. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
Are pets permitted at the Resort?
Pets are not permitted at Pink Shell Beach Resort and Marina. If you prefer to travel with your pet, we recommend that you arrange boarding at the following local kennels:
- Tails-A- Waggin Animal Hospital (239) 482-6897
11960 Kelly Rd, Fort Myers, FL 33908
- Coral Veterinary Clinic (239) 481-4746
9540 Cypress Lake Drive. Fort Myers, FL 33919
What is the dress code in your restaurants?
Resort casual / resort wear.
Can friends and family visit me during my stay?
We reserve our amenities for the use of our registered guests and owners. Additional, non-registered guests may not be permitted based on expected occupancy. Based on availability, the cost of a visitor parking space is $15/day and a visitor pool pass is $25/person/day.
Preparing For Your Fort Myers Beach Vacation
Are pool / beach towels provided?
Yes, we provide pool towels at no cost.
What are the in-room amenities?
- Toasters and microwave ovens
- Dishes and cookware
- In-room coffee service
- Expanded cable TV
- Dataport phones
- AM/FM clock radios
- Hair dryers
- Irons and ironing boards
- In-room safes
What else should I bring?
We recommend a good sunblock (SPF 40 and above), hat and sunglasses, camera and beach toys for the kids. In the event you forget something, we offer all of these items, and much more in Audrey’s Pelican Market.
Do I need advance reservations for services at Aquagëne Spa?
We recommend that you reserve your services at Aquagëne Spa at least one (1) week prior to your arrival. (888) 222-7465 www.aquagenespa.com
Things To Do In & Around Fort Myers Beach
What attractions are there to see in the area?
The Fort Myers area features a number of historical and interesting attractions:
- Bowditch Point Park – Fort Myers Beach, FL
A state park located on the Northern tip of Fort Myers Beach, Bowditch Point Park is a short walk from Pink Shell. With walking trails through nature preserves, it is an ideal area to spot local wildlife such as gopher tortoises. The park also offers picnic tables and grills that are available October through May.
- Times Square – Fort Myers Beach, FL
Located just ¾ of a miles south of Pink Shell, Times Square is the “hub” of Fort Myers Beach, with outdoor shops, restaurants, the Fort Myers Beach Pier, and nightly entertainment.
- Edison & Ford Winter Estates– Ft. Myers
- JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge – Sanibel Island
- Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum – Sanibel Island
Can you recommend nearby golf courses?
- Shell Point Golf Club (239) 433-9790
On Par Boulevard Fort Myers, FL 33908
- Dunes Golf Club (239) 472-2535
949 Sand Castle Road, Sanibel, FL 33957
Transportation On & Off Fort Myers Beach
Do I need to rent a car?
Pink Shell does not provide airport transportation, so hiring a taxi, or renting a car are the two best options to get to the Resort. The one-way taxi fare is approximately $60. While we are within easy walking distance to downtown Fort Myers Beach, if your stay with us is longer than a couple of days, you may wish to consider a rental car, as there are attractions in the area you may wish to visit.
- Apple Transportation (800) 852-7027 www.appletransportation.com
- Majestic Transportation Services (800) 833-4473 www.majesticairportservice.com
- Go Platinum Transportation (239) 267-1816 www.goplatinumtransportation.com
Most major rental car companies are represented at Southwest International Airport (RSW)
Fort Myers Beach Trolley Service:
There is a county trolley stop conveniently located on property, providing transportation to the popular Times Square and other areas of Fort Myers Beach and local communities.
Is parking available at the Resort?
Yes, we provide one complimentary parking space for guests staying in Studio and 1-bedroom accommodations, and two spaces for guests staying in two-bedroom accommodations.
Other Commonly Asked Questions
Is there a charge for Wi-Fi?
No. Wi-Fi service is free at Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina, and if available in-room and at facilities on resort property.
Where is the nearest grocery store?
Topps Supermarket is less than two miles south of Pink Shell on Fort Myers Beach. It is approximately a 4 minutes car ride or you may opt to take the trolley. There is also a Publix approximately 3 ½ miles south of Pink Shell on Estero Blvd.
For your convenience, allow us to do the shopping for you. Visit our online grocery store and to select the items you would like in your room upon arrival.