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Fort Myers Beach, Florida

San Carlos RV Park & Island Resort

Fort Myers Beach, Florida


18701 San Carlos Blvd
Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931
Phone: (239) 466-3133

Sites: 122
Recent Rate: $70 3/2017

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Latitude: 26.46827762879
Longitude: -81.950658559799
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking no
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup ?
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • yes-ocean Waterfront Waterfront yes-ocean
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) no
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina yes
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking no
  • Spa Spa yes
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean yes
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

28 Reviews

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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: March, 2017 - $70.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a very tightly spaced but nice location to see Ft Myers beach and the surrounding attractions. Some sites are right on the water for launching boats or kayaks. The park appears to have many long term residents as many structures looked like they had been there for a while. Utilities worked as expected and site was level. The park smelled strongly of sewer gas much of the time, so much so that at times I went into the rv instead of sitting outside. Restrooms and showers were very old but clean. We camped at San Carlos RV Park & Island Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
64
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: February, 2017 - $70.00
Overall Rating:      

As others have said, it's a pretty tight campground. I guess water front property comes at a premium and they try to get in as many as possible. Having said that, it's not as tight as some other places we've stayed. We were in a travel trailer so we just unhooked at the office and they moved us to our site using their tractor. Backing in problem solved. Short walk to the beach and downtown area. That's a good thing because the traffic is terrible going to the beach plus parking at the beach is expensive and hard to find. The walk is not hard and you can see a lot from the top of the bridge. Lots of eats and drinks close by. I would absolutely stay here again if I was in the area. February is peak season in this part of Florida and we had to change sites mid stay but again, the tractor did all the work. Everybody at the campground was friendly and helpful. Space for dogs is kind of limited but we managed. We camped at San Carlos RV Park & Island Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
11 and 2
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Try to get a waterfront site. They have docks available for a nominal additional charge. Plan on walking to the beach during peak and on weekends. Driving is nearly impossible. WalMart just a mile or so away.

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Review Count: 35
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: January, 2017 - $59.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a good place to stay to visit Ft. Myers and Sanibel. The park is very clean, and we had a site on the water. However, I have never before stayed anywhere that was this tight. Interior roads are very narrow with campers cars parked on both sides right up to and sometime sticking out into the road. I had a back in site just long enough for a 38' motorhome with space in front for my toad. I don't think I would have been able to back into the space except that the two spaces across from mine were empty. It still took a lot of jockeying back and forth to get into the site. That be said, it's a great park, and I would stay there again. We camped at San Carlos RV Park & Island Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
118
Site Surface
Sand
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Obstacles
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $75.00
Overall Rating:      

very nice, clean park. level spot. we had a dock, which worked out great for us. wifi was probably the best we have ever had at any site. laundry was nice because it had credit card machines on the washer / dryer, so you didn't need change. could see dolphins from our site. We camped at San Carlos RV Park & Island Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
18
Site Surface
Concrete, Sand, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $75.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed on their new premium sites, which were paved and drove up to a sea wall ten feet in front of our coach. Manatees and dolphins swam within ten feet of the sea wall in the morning. A boat launch exists and some sites offer boat slips. The waterway feeds into the Gulf of Mexico. Site was manicured very nicely a with foxtail palms and other beautiful foliage. We camped at San Carlos RV Park & Island Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
B
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Other
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Very close to beaches Sanibel and Captiva, Fort Myers, etc. Walking distance to Doc Fords lounge and restaurant.

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Review Count: 74
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 22

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $75.00
Overall Rating:      

Not a bad little campground although big rigs have to use the higher priced sites but these have nice water views. Friendly and helpful staff. Sites are varied gravel or grass, all are back-in. Large, concrete patios with picnic tables but no open fires permitted. Asphalt roads. FHU/30/50 but all utilities are at rear of sites, saltwater pool, hot spa, laundry, dumpsters and recycle bins. No propane sales, minimal CG store. Gas/diesel gets more expensive the closer you get to Ft. Myers. We saw dolphins out our back window. They also have a sizable marina but we only saw 1, small fishing boat. We camped at San Carlos RV Park & Island Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
19
Site Surface
Sand, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Mini-golf at the Smuggler's Cove, a really nice albeit pricey facility. Dinner at the Gulfshore Grill (Ft. Myers Beach) was very good but also, a tad on the pricey side.

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Review Count: 41
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice park with most sites on water. Spaces are tight and close, but fine if using as a base for exploring area. Had a problem with 50 amp power, told office and problem was resolved in 5minutes. Actually,maintenance man was at site before I could get back from office.. We would stay here again. We camped at San Carlos RV Park & Island Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
116
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Good meals at Doc Fords about a mile away on waterfront

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Review Count: 54
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 19

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $65.00
Overall Rating:      

Wonderful week there! Staff was very accommodating when we wanted to change sites-we saw one empty we liked better. View of bay was gorgeous. We kayaked right off our site. Beautiful and clean boat docks. Park was very nice, spaces are small but able to accommodate big rigs. Pool nice. Very close to bridge to Ft Myers Beach- we walked over to avoid the traffic. Definitely would go back. We were advised that this was a subpar park by someone who was there 3 years ago. We learned that the kids took it over and upgraded a lot and continue to make improvements. We loved it. Very pet friendly. We camped at San Carlos RV Park & Island Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
49
Site Surface
Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Traffic is horrible over the bridge thst time of year. Highly recommended to bike to the bridge, lock it up and take the walk over. Beautiful walk,avoids all the beach traffic.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

This was an overnight stay for us while traveling to a state park destination and we're not used to staying in a wall-to-wall RV resort. It was March and a full park so we had very close neighbors. The sites are very narrow and small. Our site, as most are, was right on the bay and quite lovely to sit outside with a cool March bay breeze. Nice facilities and boat docks. Conveniently located and filled with folks who stay for months at a time - year after year. Our preference is more of a natural setting such as a state park with a fire ring and grill, but for the RVers who like to have all the comfort facilities right there for long stays, this seems like a good place. We camped at San Carlos RV Park & Island Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
33
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $61.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a decent campground. Friendly people and staff. Nice ocean breeze. Grass sites with cement area with picnic table. Pool was nice but small. Hot tub as well. We were in site 60. Nice view but very tight to get into. Was very difficult. My tire of my truck was literally on the cement border of the ocean. I mentioned it to the front office and they informed me that they would have never put on that site because of my vehicle and rig. A limit to late though. Would stay here again if on a different site and looking at the map. We camped at San Carlos RV Park & Island Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 73
States Visited: 28
Helpful Reviews: 18

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $56.00
Overall Rating:      

Yes, this is a smallish place with sites close together and not exactly great for a dog. If you want to be on the water, bring your boat and going out into the gulf then this is your place. Enjoy the mangroves and local waterfront restaurants. Lovely area to explore. Great local dive type restaurant across the street. Really nice docks if you bring your boat. You see dolphins every day, lovely birds everywhere, and we saw a manatee at our waterfront site. I would only get a waterfront site. For the extra few bucks it is well worth it and, yes, the other sites are a little painful. Great TV reception and my Verizon cell coverage was perfect. Easy access to the beach down the road across the bridge. All the local conveniences. We want to come back in their off season. The best time there - no one to bother you and the close sites don't matter because it is very slow in May, June, September and October. We will do a month rental this September or October while we are finishing up our summer travel. We camped at San Carlos RV Park & Island Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: March, 2013 - $58.00
Overall Rating:      

To me, this parked seemed very much geared for the extended stay guest and not for the guest staying a few nights. The sites are incredibly close together (at check-in the desk clerk advised us to call him if to many cars were parked around the sites preventing us from backing into our site), and my neighbors awning was within 2 feet of my slide. Pets are allowed but per the rules, quoting printed Resort Rules, "No dog waste on or off the campsite." The Wi-Fi did work at our site and the utilities were directly next to the motorhome and worked as they should. We camped at San Carlos RV Park & Island Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: February, 2012 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

Wow, great location. We walked to the beach from here. Helpful staff. The sites are close together, but our site had grass and a picnic table so it was fine. Beautiful pool area and warm water in the pool! Nice laundry facilities. Can't wait to return! We camped at San Carlos RV Park & Island Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: December, 2011 - $127.00
Overall Rating:      

I have been coming to this camp ground every Christmas and new years my whole life and I really enjoy it. I started coming with my parents in their motor home when I was just a baby. Now that I am older I still come with my parents but I rent their efficiency trailers and bring friends and other love ones along for fun. This camp ground is located on the back bay area kind of like an island and the views are really cool. Every year it seems the park makes improvements to there facilities and in the last 3 or 4 years they seem to have really stepped up their game so to speak. The staff is friendly and the atmosphere of the park is very nice and relaxing. I definitely would recommend this place. We camped at San Carlos RV Park & Island Resort in a Campground Cabin.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2011 - $44.00
Overall Rating:      

This was a pretty nice park, a close bike ride to the beach, lots of wading birds, manatees and dolphins to see. The sites are close together but it didn't bother us, the view of the bay is wonderful and there is a cute little smoked fish restaurant across the street. I would definitely come back again! We camped at San Carlos RV Park & Island Resort in a Motorhome.

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