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Lani Kai Island Resort Hotel Fort Myers Beach Reviews
Christmas Break Fort Myers beach Jan 25, 2010
A couple hours after Saint Nick deposited some trinkets under the wifes artificial livingroom tree I convinced Junior to pull up his pants and climb in the car.Twelve hundred miles, nineteen hours and seven Diet Mountain Dews later we checked in to the Kani Kai on Fort Myers Beach.
I always enjoy a little beach time after the winter snow evolves from scenery enhancement to freezing pain in the neck. Maybe man and teen can engage in a wee bit of father/son bonding in sunny south Florida? Maybe Carmen Electra will beam down and give me a foot massage? I guess anything is possible.
The Lani Kai is strictly two star stuff but it occupies the best sand on Fort Myers Beach and is ground zero if you like water sports, boating, swimming and the whole beach party scene.I had just spent a few days at LKFMB in the autumn while the wife and I went knocking around the gulf coast on our way to the Keys. I liked it then and I wanted more. Lani Kai features music daily starting around noon and lasting until the most drunken of the twentysomethings have fled the scene before the police arrive.
The restaurant on the roof features wonderful sunset views and isn't too bad of a dining choice. Monday evenings special is all-you-can-eat snowcrabs and our wait staff proved to be good sports as Junior ingested half his body weight in steaming Chionoecetes opilio.
Beware of the cocktail cuties slinging drinks on the sand as they will try and get you smashed if you tip them well.
The clear gulf waters are occupied by a wide assortment of marine life including dolphins rays,crabs, starfish, pelicans and sharks. In the fall I swam with a hammerhead shark and the wife was surrounded by manatees.We didn't see jack at Christmas as the water was cloudy.Junior was appreciative of the copious quantity of teenage bikini models vacationing with parents from Ohio and Michigan and Indiana. Without any game or wingman my poor kid suffered the kind of teen angst afforded no relief from "honey... I'm Home!".
The nearby Naples Grayhound Track provides wholesome evening amusement.A modest wager on longshot "Jamacian Rasta" provided dining and entertainment for the next couple days.It was fun to see Junior brighten at the prospect of "free Money".
He was nearly as happy as this past summer when our West Virginia mountain camp was swamped after two days of torrential rainfall. Junior was happy at that time because he correctly concluded we would switch to staying in hotels instead of tents in the woods.
While at the Lani Kai always try to avoid tone deaf dads desecrating karaoke night by rapping Ludicris songs after being baited by the taunts and dares of their offspring.
If it wasn't captured on film it's like it never happened.
If you need deluxe spa services and 400 threadcount sheets the Lani Kai may not be the best choice for you.
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Place to Get Drunk Nov 28, 2008
Have frequented the bar & tables outside the bar many a day & night. I have never actually stayed in one of the rooms. But this is where you will find a mostly local crowd. There is a broad mixture of just about everything you can imagine as far as people. Great place to get a strong blood mary or rum runner both of which they are known for & sit back in one of the swinging lounge chairs & people watch. You will not be disappointed.
If the mood should hit you feel free to dance the night away on the open dance floor.
Lani Kai Island Resort Hotel Overview
The popular Fort Meyers Beach is home to the Lani Kai Island Resort Hotel, offering a great vantage point for visitors of all purposes. This property is very convenient to the city and all of its sections, giving quick options to the working traveler regarding the financial and commercial districts, the city’s corporate strongholds, and the Harborside Convention Center. Those who appreciate the more laid-back vacation are just steps from entertainments, dining, shopping, water sports and recreations, and amusements. The Sunsplash Water Park is also nearby. Walking is the most popular mode of transportation around the Lani Kai Island Resort Hotel, while the airport is 20 miles away.
Guestroom amenities at the Lani Kai Island Resort Hotel include balconies and terraces, tropical and airy décor, and premium bedding and bathroom fixtures.
The Lani Kai Island Resort Hotel offers countless amenities, including three tiki bars, a rooftop restaurant, a children’s play area, event and meeting spaces, a business center, a swimming pool, a fitness center, and weekend beach parties.
Lani Kai Island Resort Hotel Amenities