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Get Out of Your Shell, Find a Real One;Best Shelling Beach

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Last updated: 06/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sanibel Arms condo description

Enjoy a beach holiday, swimming, walking, fishing, shelling, watching the sunset at our privately owned, completely renovated and well appointed condo. Or,bring your boat, and dock on the canal in
your back yard! Rest and relaxation enjoy the private and quiet location of this corner unit on the ground level. The condo has an open floor plan and is tastefully decorated in bright, light Florida beach colors. The screened lanai is surrounded by tropical vegetation.

This is a home away from home- and more! Some highlights of the accommodation are: a well equipped kitchen; a 42 '' flat screen HD TV/DVD in the living room with a satellite connection that also connects to the TVs in the bedrooms; air conditioning and fans throughout; washer/dryer in the unit. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom and best quality king sized bed. The second bedroom has comfortable twin beds. The screened lanai (netted patio living area) opens to the garden and leads to the dock area. This area has a fish cleaning station, BBQ, picnic table, lounges and a 'coffee table book ' view of palm trees and the canal. The magnificent white sandy beach is just a moment's walk past the swimming pool and through the dunes !

The condominium complex consists of 64 units in 8 low level buildings. Guests have full access to the large swimming pool, a welcoming clubhouse, with 24 hour internet connections ( as well as the Wi-Fi in the unit) and helpful and friendly on site management.

The driveways and walkways have been renewed with brick pavers - cool and eco-friendly! The complex is on the beach which is world famous for collecting shells. the condo is conveniently located on the east-end of the Island just a few blocks from the causeway. there is easy access to shopping, restaurants, health spas, a recreation center (with exercise room & classes, tennis ...there are daily, weekly and monthly memberships available), golf courses, and the historic Sanibel Lighthouse.

Bikes can be rented on site to ride the network of over 25 miles of paved paths which are adjacent to quiet roads. Paths also go through the wildlife preserves to provide an opportunity to explore the wildlife and vegetation. Sanibel Island is world known for its fabulous shelling and dedication to wildlife preservation. It is a Florida vacation destination with a perfect all year round climate and Unit A1 is truly a small paradise on this paradise island!

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25 years old...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Other Amenities: As a bonus you can catch, clean, barbecue and eat your fish right on the dock. Other Activities: Sanibel and Captiva offers lots more to do, stop by the Visitors Center as you arrive on the island to learn more. Also Sanibel Recreation Center has visitor memberships available. Activities (on site and nearby): Golf, Tennis, Sightseeing, Restaurants, Shopping, Sailing, Kayaking, Boating, Parasailing, Shelling, Swimming, Windsurfing, Biking, Wildlife Viewing, Fishing, Health/Beauty Spa, Fitness Center/Gym, Cinemas/Movie Theaters, Live Theatre, Museums...moreless


                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    42' Flatscreen High Definition TV in living room. 27' Flatscreen High Definition TV in master and guest bedroom....moreless

                  • VCR
                  • CD Player
                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • Books


                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Live Theater
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Water Sports
                  • Boating
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Walking

                  local services and businesses

                  • Hospital
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • ATM/Bank

                  Location Type

                  • Beachfront:

                    The complex property is on the beach...moreless

                  • Waterfront:

                    Our building is on the canal with boating access to the Gulf of Mexico and is just across the street from the beach...moreless

                  • Beach
                  • Waterfront

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Golf Privileges Optional

                  Arrival Day

                      • Saturday

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 6 people

                          forms of payment

                              • Accept Credit Card


                              • Telephone:

                                simply register your credit card on arrival for long distance calling...moreless

                              • Air Conditioning:

                                Air conditioning with ceiling fans throughout...moreless

                              • Heating
                              • Linens Provided:

                                including beach towels...moreless

                              • Washing Machine:

                                in unit also in clubhouse...moreless

                              • Clothes Dryer:

                                in unit also in clubhouse...moreless

                              • Sofa Bed
                              • Parking
                              • Internet
                              • Towels Provided
                              • Broadband Access:

                                Located in Guest Clubhouse....moreless

                              • Wireless Internet:

                                Located in Unit and in Guest Clubhouse...moreless

                              • Computer Available:

                                Located in Guest Clubhouse, available 24 hours a day....moreless

                              • Activities Guide
                              • Alarm Clock
                              • Ceiling Fans
                              • Hair Dryer
                              • Local Maps
                              • Local Restaurant Guide
                              • Thermos Bottle
                              • Parking Off Street:

                                Assigned parking space in parking area in front of unit....moreless

                              • Iron & Board
                              • PC
                              • Secure Parking


                              • Dishwasher
                              • Refrigerator:

                                with automatic ice maker...moreless

                              • Freezer
                              • Oven
                              • Microwave
                              • Grill
                              • 4 Ring Stove
                              • Kitchen
                              • Blender
                              • Ice Maker
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Toaster
                              • Cooking Utensils:

                                well equiped kitchen and dinner service for eight (8)...moreless


                              • Wood Deck
                              • Boat Dock
                              • Outdoor Grill Gas
                              • Patio
                              • Porch / Veranda
                              • Walkway To Water
                              • Deck / Patio:

                                Located directly behind unit. Patio has fish cleaning station, picnic table, BBQ and lounges....moreless

                              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                                Screened lanai with 56' table and 6 comfortable chairs, table lamp and ceiling fan and beach equipment storagecupboard...moreless

                              • Outdoor Grill
                              • Beach Chairs
                              • Beach Towels
                              • Small Cooler
                              • Fish Cleaning Table
                              • Lawn / Garden
                              • Outdoor Entertainment Area

                              Payment Type

                              • Amex
                              • Visa
                              • Mastercard

                              Pool / Spa

                              • Communal Pool:

                                Heated Pool beside clubhouse...moreless

                              • Heated Pool


                              Write a review 4.8
                              from 11 traveler reviews
                              $870-$1820/wk US DollarsUS Dollars; weekly rates
                              Apr.20 - Dec.21 2013, $870
                              Dec.21 2013 - Jan.4 2014 $1820
                              Jan.4-Jan. 24 2014, $1345
                              Jan.25 - Apr.5 2014 $1820  
                              Apr.5 - Apr.19 2014 $1345 
                              Apr.19 -Dec.20 2013 $870 
                              minimum booking is one week- Saturday to Saturday - 
                              11% Florida tax on above rates- use credit cards or checks; 
                              - no fees for cleaning or linen; no security deposit ;damage insurance includedDates Available: Year Round

                              Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

                              This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                              Last updated: 06/10/2014
                              Check availability
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                              21 Unavailable
                              22 Today
                              23 Selected dates


                              25 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Fort Myers RSW airport
                              10 Miles
                              Nearest Motorway
                              I 75

                              Car: Recommended

                              This is in a quiet residential ares, part of a complex with 64 units. It is on the east end of the island. The complex's beach front provides wonderful swimming and fishing but is best known for the shelling. A mile walk down the beach leads to the historic light houses and fishing pier. Bicycles are available for rent on the property to use on the 25 miles of bike paths. There is a very good local taxi service which we use to pick us up at the airport as well as occasional shopping on and off the island. There are restaurants and shops within walking distance of the condo. There is a door from our lanai which opens to the canal where you can moor your boat (with no charge) and/or fish, barbeque or sit and watch the sunset! The complex also has a great swimming pool and clubhouse. The nature preserves and animal refuges are our favourite places to discover. Also, close by are fitness centres, spas, tennis courts, golf clubs, boat rentals/tours. Paradise itself!


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                              Speaks: english

                              Guestbook comments from the owner

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                              • open living area

                                open living area

                              • The Best Shelling in the World

                                The Best Shelling in the World

                              • relax on the beach

                                relax on the beach

                              • open kitchen area.

                                open kitchen area.

                              • dining area

                                dining area

                              • guest bathroom

                                guest bathroom

                              • master suite

                                master suite

                              • entrance to lanai.

                                entrance to lanai.

                              • barbeque area

                                barbeque area

                              • Heated Pool

                                Heated Pool

                              • walkway to beach.

                                walkway to beach.

                              • gorgeous sunsets

                                gorgeous sunsets

                              • a new day.

                                a new day.

                              • view of condo complex from beach.

                                view of condo complex from beach.

                              • calm water ,gentle waves

                                calm water ,gentle waves

                              • entrance to unit A1.

                                entrance to unit A1.

                              • Guest Bedroom

                                Guest Bedroom

                              • Master Suite overlooking Canal

                                Master Suite overlooking Canal

                              • screened lanai.

                                screened lanai.

                              • canal in 'back yard'.

                                canal in 'back yard'.

                              • Heated pool.

                                Heated pool.

                              • Beach Grass

                                Beach Grass

                              • at the end of the day.

                                at the end of the day.

                              VRBO #327910

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                              This listing was first published here in 2010.

                              Date last modified - Friday, May 16, 2014


                              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 6

                              View calendar: Updated 06/10/14
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                              +1 2398486968

                              Speaks: english

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