The city of Bonita Springs has a population of around 50,000 is known as the, “Gateway to the Gulf.” Not only does it have its own Gulf-front beach, it also has many public access points along Hickory Boulevard for those who prefer to enjoy the beach away from crowds. Boaters and fishermen also love Bonita for its quick and easy access to the waters of Estero Bay. Bonita Springs is growing at a rapid pace thanks in part to its location – right in the middle between Fort Myers to the north and Naples to the South.