Bonita Springs is a city in the U.S. state of Florida. Situated in Lee County, Bonita Springs is part of the Cape Coral–Fort Myers Metropolitan Statistical Area, and is 14 miles from the city of Naples. On Florida’s southwest coast, the city sits on Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.
Bonita Springs is primarily a retirement and second home vacation community. There is some growth in the business community, and Bonita Springs offers a great deal of commercial office space. WCT Communities (homebuilder) is based in Bonita Springs. As a bedroom community for Naples, Bonita Springs shares in the economic health that is largely based on tourism. Companies based in Naples include Beasley Broadcast Group, ASG, Health Management Associates, NewsBank, INgage Networks, and Arthrex. There are many options for executive suites in and around Bonita Springs.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Bonita Springs has many things to see and do. Nearby Bonita Beach Park is a 2 ½ acre beachfront park featuring a boardwalk, swimming area, sand dunes, a gazebo, and picnic structures. Another nearby option is Barefoot Beach Preserve Park, a 342 acre undeveloped barrier island. Dining options in Bonita Springs include Angelina’s Ristorante, Enzo’s Ristorante Italiano, Doc’s Beach House, Coconut Jacks, Pincher Crab Shack, and the Fish House Restaurant.
The nearest major airport to Bonita Springs is the Naples Municipal Airport (APF/KAPF). Featuring domestic flights from Naples, Florida, the airport is located 18 miles from the city center. Another major airport in the area is Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW/KRSW) offering international and domestic flights from Fort Myers, 21 miles from Bonita Springs. Another option is Charlotte County Airport (PGD/KPGD) which is situated 50 miles from Bonita Springs. Interstate 75 runs straight through Bonita Springs and directly links the city with Fort Myers and Florida’s east coast at Fort Lauderdale. US Route 41 also passes through the city. LeeTran is the bus transit system that services Bonita Springs, connecting the city to Cape Coral, Lehigh Acres, Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach. The closest rail station is in Fort Myers and is serviced by the Amtrak rail network.