Finding accommodations for groups is no easy task. Florida alone has thousands of resorts scattered throughout both east and west coasts. With that in mind, Connect recently had the opportunity to visit Fort Myers, Naples and Miami to discover lodging options that tailor to the MICE industry. Here, we’ve rounded up the top-of-the-line accommodations for meetings, conferences, conventions and retreats along Florida’s beautiful southern coastline.
The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa
Featuring a private beach, waterpark and luxurious spa, this is the largest hotel meeting facility in Bonita Springs.
Location: Bonita Springs
Meeting space: 83,000 square feet
Sanibel Harbor Marriott Resort & Spa
As the largest meeting space hotel in Fort Myers, it also overlooks the beautiful Sanibel Island.
Location: Fort Myers
Meeting Space: 45,000 square feet
South Seas Island Resort
Located on Captiva Island, the resort is a secluded oasis with ample meeting space and 2.5 miles of private beach. Ideal for retreats.
Location: Captiva Island
Meeting Space: 31,000 square feet
Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village
The $15 million conference center launched in 2018 contributing an additional 30,000 square feet of meeting space to the already expansive resort.
Location: Cape Coral
Meeting Space: 50,000 square feet
Sundial Beach Resort
Corporate retreats that entertain up to 300 guests are Sundial’s bread and butter. The laid-back resort is situated on Sanibel Island and features fully equipped condominiums set along the coastline.
Location: Sanibel Island
Meeting Space: 23,000 square feet
DiamondHead Beach Resort
Located in the heart of Fort Myers Beach, this high-rise resort is ideal for smaller groups looking for beachfront access.
Location: Fort Myers Beach
Meeting Space: 8,000 square feet