Things to Do in Cape Coral
Just 7 miles from Fort Myers
Introducing the first Westin resort in Fort Myers area, The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village, located on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River near Sanibel Island. Cape Coral is the perfect destination for a relaxing, waterfront vacation without ever having to leave the mainland. With year-round sunny weather and over 400 miles of canals and navigable waterways, this South Florida destination is a boater's and fisherman's paradise and there is never a shortage of things to do in Cape Coral.
The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village is a full-service resort located in the heart of the Tarpon Point community. Our waterfront location on Tarpon Point Marina offers sweeping water and is central to the most popular Southwest Florida attractions. Just 18 miles from Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW), our Cape Coral hotel is ideal for leisure and business travelers alike. Stay at The Westin Cape Coral Resort and enjoy the convenience of being close to the many things to do in Cape Coral.
Tarpon Point Marina
The marina is Lee County's largest clean, deep-water Marina and just a few miles from the best cruising grounds in Florida. The marina offers a variety of nature and sightseeing tours, water taxi to Fort Myers Beach, rentals, boating lessons, and more.
Fort Myers Beach
Only 30 minutes away from Fort Myers Beach, The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village is a car ride away from the sun and sand. Take a day trip using our resort water taxi and enjoy a day of fun in the sun for the whole family.
Located on the Gulf of Mexico, Sanibel Island is just a 45-minute drive away from The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village, making our resort a great option for those searching for Sanibel Island hotels. With quaint restaurants and shops spread throughout the island and white sand beaches in every direction, Sanibel makes the perfect day trip.
Captiva Island is less than an hour's drive from The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village. More than 300 species of shells live on the shores of Captiva, making it the perfect place to pick up "shelling" as a new hobby.
The Westin Cape Coral Resort is close to many Southwest Florida family attractions that provide fun and entertainment for the whole family.
Nature & Outdoor Activities
Nature & Outdoor Activities
Cape Coral is the perfect getaway for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. Rent a kayak and explore over 400 miles of navigable waterways, visit stunning nature preserves and wildlife refuges or simply take some time to soak in the great outdoors.
Boating & Fishing
No matter what time of the year you visit, boating and fishing in Southwest Florida is phenomenal.
With Florida having more golf holes per capita than just about anywhere, you are sure to find a course that will meet your budget, style, and game.
Arts & Culture
From museums like the Cape Coral Historical Museum or the Imaginarium Museum to concerts and performances at the Broadway Palm Theatre or Barbara Mann Performing Arts Hall, Cape Coral has plenty of arts and cultural activities to choose from.
Barbara Mann Performing Arts Hall
The 1,874-seat facility also features a full-service in-house box office and full-service concessions. The only performing arts theater in Lee County offering major touring Broadway musicals. Easy access and plenty of parking.
Lee Civic Center
The Lee Civic Center, located in North Ft. Myers, Florida, is home to concerts, trade shows, expos and much more throughout the year. It also hosts the Southwest Florida and Lee County Fair every March. Reserve a stay at The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village and plan a visit to the Lee Civic Center during your vacation. After you visit one of their exciting events, return to your waterfront retreat and enjoy the sweeping views of the Caloosahatchee River, San Carlos Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.
Sounds of Jazz & Blues Festival
Typically held in March of each year, the City of Cape Coral puts on a great night of live jazz and blues and some delicious food and drinks. The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village is the host sponsor of the Sounds of Jazz & Blues festival presented by the Cape Coral Parks & Recreation. Join us for a great night of live jazz and blues and some delicious food and drinks.
Florida Repertory Theatre
Florida Rep is an award-winning professional theatre company in the heart of the Fort Myers River District. Performing in the Historic Arcade Theatre and newly-renovated ArtStage Studio, Florida Rep produces a wide variety of comedies, dramas & musicals, & reaches more than 80,000 people annually.
Cape Coral Historical Museum
Learn all about rose gardens, Cracker-style houses and burrowing owls at Cape Coral Historical Museum.
Feed stingrays, see live animal demonstrations and experience hands-on exhibits like Dino Discovery, Build Your Own Coaster, Sporty Science Virtual Arena, Hurricane Experience, Tiny Town, Make It Move, Caloosahatchee Experience, IMAG TV Studio and more.
The Edison and Ford Winter Estates offer a number of activities including educational exhibitions and the Edison Ford Museum; which houses artifacts and even some of Edison's famous inventions. Experience the beauty of Edison’s award winning “Moonlight Garden”, just a short drive away from The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village.
Sports & Recreation
There are plenty of sports and recreational activities to attend in Cape Coral. Cheer on your favorite baseball team during spring training, catch an ice hockey game, play some miniature golf or spend the day at a nearby amusement park.
Cape Coral is home to a number of shopping options to suit all tastes and budgets, whether you're looking to spend the day at the Florida outlets or just do some light shopping during your vacation.