Give the Gift of a Unique SWFL Experience
Down to the wire with holiday gifts? You can never go wrong with a gift card or an experience gift to use on a future date! Southwest Florida offers a variety of unique experiences that can make excellent gifts. Below are a few ideas to get you thinking...
Sunset Boat Cruise:
Arrange for a dolphin-watching cruise in the Gulf of Mexico, or choose a sunset cruise. Southwest Florida has everything from pirate ships to floating tiki bars, to dinner cruises and sailing charters.
Everglades Airboat Tour:
If you haven’t been on an airboat tour through the Everglades you have to go! Give the gift of a thrilling experience with bounds of natural Florida beauty. Spot wildlife like alligators, birds, and more within this unique ecosystem.
Guided Kayaking or Fishing Charter:
Explore the waterways of Southwest Florida with a guided kayaking or paddleboarding tour. For those who love fishing, a charter trip in the Gulf or backwaters could be a fantastic gift. Try your luck at catching the area's diverse marine life, and maybe even taking home fresh catch for dinner!
Cultural Events or Concert Tickets:
Check out the local events calendar for upcoming concerts, theater performances, art shows or festivals. Gifting tickets to a cultural event can be a delightful way to enjoy the vibrant arts scene that someone might otherwise dismiss. Click here to visit the Ft. Myers Chamber of Commerce Events Calendar.
Explore the diverse culinary scene in Southwest Florida by gifting a cooking class or a gourmet food basket filled with local delights. From fresh seafood to tropical fruits, our region offers a feast of flavors that will delight the taste buds and create lasting memories.
After a year of hard work, everyone deserves a little relaxation. Treat yourself or your loved ones to a spa day, a weekend getaway, or a staycation at one of our area's top resorts. Unwind and recharge in the tranquility of our area’s serene landscapes.
Southwest Florida is renowned for its golf courses. Gift a golf weekend getaway or a round at one of the prestigious courses in the area.
Arrange for an eco-friendly adventure (on land), such as a guided nature hike, bird-watching expedition, or a visit to a local wildlife sanctuary. It's a perfect way to appreciate the rich biodiversity of Southwest Florida.
This is just a short list to get you started. There are so many other great ideas such as a simple gift card to one of our area’s local restaurants. This is a great way to support local businesses AND introduce others to new experiences in sunny Southwest Florida.