After being closed for several months due to the impact of Hurricane Ian, beaches in Bonita Springs, Naples and Fort Myers have reopened.
The beaches were closed in November 2022 after the hurricane caused extensive damage to the area. The storm surge from the hurricane washed away sand from the beaches and damaged seawalls and other infrastructure.
In the months since the hurricane, crews have been working to repair the damage and reopen the beaches. The beaches have now reopened to the public, but there are some restrictions in place.
For example, swimming is not allowed at some of the beaches due to the presence of dangerous marine life. Additionally, some of the beaches are closed at night.
Despite the restrictions, many people are happy to have the beaches back open. The beaches are a popular tourist destination and provide a great place for people to relax and enjoy the outdoors.
Here is a list of beaches that are now open in Bonita Springs, Naples and Fort Myers:
- Bonita Beach Park – some beach access is available
- Bonita Beach Accesses 1-10
- Lynn Hall Memorial Park
- San Carlos Bay-Bunche Beach Preserve
- Fort Myers Beach
- Naples Beach
Please note that some of these beaches may have limited amenities or be closed at night. Be sure to check with the local authorities before visiting.