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Estero is one of Southwest Florida’s newest towns, but it is quickly becoming a popular place to both live and visit. Located just outside of Bonita Springs, Estero is also one of the region’s smallest towns. Bonita Springs and Estero may be right next to each other, but there are a few things that make Estero standout from its neighbor.
Estero, Florida is known for access to the Estero Bay, historic state parks, awe-inspiring scenery and abundant shopping and dining options.


One of Estero’s main attractions is the Estero River and if you love waterfront views, you’re in luck. Royal Shell has a variety of Estero vacation rentals on the water. Enjoy the shimmering blue waves, feel the sunlight on your body and get out and explore one of Southwest Florida’s natural treasures.

The Estero River is a designated Florida paddling trail and there are abundant water sport activities offered along Estero Bay. The area is a boater’s paradise. If boating isn’t your speed, there are countless places that offer Jet Ski, canoe, kayak and paddleboard rentals. The weather is nice all year long. You can spend every day on the water if you want to!

Shopping and Dining

Estero is known for the Miromar Outlets Shopping Center. There are a variety of shops to choose from—from upscale options to name brand outlet stores you’ll love seeing in one place. Estero is also home to a handful of great foodie destinations if you’re looking for a delicious meal to end your day.

No matter what you’re looking to get into during your Estero vacation, we can help you find ideal accommodations for you and your guests.

Properties to consider in Estero include:

Find a space that has room for the whole family to relax, or a cozy bungalow that’s perfect for a romantic getaway. Our professional team is always ready to help guests find the perfect accommodations for the trip of a lifetime.

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Discovering Koreshan State Park

Estero also offers a more unique look into Southwest Florida’s history. It used to be home to the Koreshans, who believed the Earth was hollow and that they’d go on to live forever after they died. They lived in the late 1800s, their buildings are still here and they are still in remarkably good condition. The state park offers a guided tour so you can learn more about them. There is also a hiking trail and the chance to rent canoes and kayaks. It’s a great place the entire family can enjoy, no matter how old you are. And you learn about a piece of Southwest Florida history even some locals don’t know about!

Located at the intersection of Corkscrew Road and U.S. 41, the state park also offers a farmers market during season and ghost tours during Halloween.

The state park is also teeming with a variety of wildlife. You never know what you might see.

About Royal Shell

Royal Shell has been Southwest Florida’s premier rental management firm for more than 20 years. The company’s original intent was to manage the budding real estate holdings for R+L Carriers, a family-owned freight transport company that was started by Ralph L. Roberts, Sr. It grew rapidly and the firm’s footprint began to include vacation rental, real estate brokerage and relocation services. Royal Shell has 19 offices in Ocala, Florida, Southwest Florida, and Western North Carolina.

Each year, Royal Shell has an average of 300,000 vacation rental check-ins. The award-winning company is also a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, which is based on rigorous service and performance standards. The company is known for its luxury accommodations. Whether it’s a large single-family home with all the amenities or a luxury high-rise with views of the sunset that will make everyone jealous, each one of our visitors will be able to sit back and relax in our of our Estero vacation rentals.

Estero vacation rental properties include:


Amenities offered with the property can include things like a pool, golf course access, sauna, boat dock and beachfront access, to name a few. Let our team know what amenities you’re looking for and we will look for a list of properties to suit your needs. Whether you need a large house to accommodate everyone, are looking for something with beach access or an intimate bungalow near the beach, our goal is to find you the ultimate vacation rental so you can have a memorable vacation.

Royal Shell has a full-service staff that can take care of booking, housekeeping, concierge, and maintenance. Our goal is to always enhance your experience so you treasure you Estero vacation memories for years to come.

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