Welcome to Estero

Estero is the ideal city for those who want to be close to the luxuries and conveniences of Naples and Fort Myers, but who love a more affordable laid-back vibe. It's a small city that's nestled between Fort Myers and Bonita Springs. Estero has easy access to a variety of shopping destinations, outstanding restaurants, and relaxing beaches. It’s the place for those who love the amenities larger cities have to offer but like to live in a newer home construction and community.

Most types of homes are available here. Single-family homes are the largest component of the marketplace. There are condos and townhomes, along with new construction for smaller, energy efficient and community rich homes as well.


What to Love

  • Conveniently located to beaches, shops, university, and airport
  • More opportunities for newer construction
  • Most affordable compared to Bonita Springs and Naples
  • Relaxing and tranquil atmosphere

People and Lifestyle

It’s easy to feel the welcoming atmosphere of Estero with the smiling faces of many residents. This area offers a diverse community of residents due to Florida Gulf Coast University, Hertz headquarters, and seasonal homeowners.


Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Dining and shopping in and around Estero is easy to do with many exceptional locations available. Ford’s Garage will give you the vibe of being in a 1920’s service station/prohibition bar with delicious burgers and beers. If you are a meat lover, then you will have to check out Rodizio Grill Brazilian Steakhouse. An amazing spot for an unlimited variety of rotisserie-grilled meats, glazed pineapple, a gourmet salad bar, authentic Brazilian sides, and an experience like nowhere else. Truly a mouthwatering experience.

For shopping, Miromar Outlets and Coconut Point offers many high-end stores. In neighboring cities shop at Gulf Coast Town Center, Waterside shops, Mercato and Coastland Center


Things to Do

There's much to love about exploring Estero, from the outdoor experiences to the culturally important destinations. Travel back in history at Koreshan State Park and learn about the people who settled there and their eccentric way of life. Visit the buildings, walking trails, kayaking, and camping spots that Koreshan has to offer. If you love walking on boardwalks amongst the native wildlife, then CREW (Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed) might be the perfect spot for you. On CREW’s 60,000 acres of protected land, you can find many natural communities, including marsh, cypress and maple swamp, oak hammock and pine flatwoods.

When It Comes to Golf Clubs, Several Exist in the Area

The Shadow Wood at the Brooks: Shadow Wood members enjoy three distinct, championship golf courses, each awarded as an Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary. Reese Jones has recently renovated the three courses. SWGA also includes state-of-the-art golf practice facilities, PGA and LPGA directed programs, and competitive social games. 



Residents in Estero are served by the Lee County School District. Public schools including Pinewoods Elementary School, Three Oaks Elementary School, Creative World School, Athenian Academy Charter Schools, and Estero High School.

There is only one private school including Estero Children’s Academy, but other private school options outside of Estero.

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