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Sanibel Island

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Recent Sanibel Island reviews

  • Fantastic Family Getaway!

    "We love Pointe Santo! We were traveling with small children and chose Pointe Santo because it is so family friendly! They have a club house near the pool which hosts daily activities for children (and adults) that my daughter was excited to do every day! Add to that the pool, the volleyball, the tennis, the shuffle board and the most beautiful white sand beach chock full of shells and you have the perfect family vacation. We chose this unit because of its location (if you are traveling with children a ground floor unit is a MUST!) You do not want to be carting 200lbs of towels, beach toys, strollers up and down the elevators- trust me on this. This unit exceeded all expectations! Our son is 9 months old and still needs a crib- we found a pack and play AND a high chair in the unit waiting for us, on top of that they have a well supplied bin full of beach toys for you to use during your stay. We were also pleased to find a beach umbrella- which was wonderful to have for our little ones to nap in the shade. The unit was clean and equipped with everything you would need for your stay. We made most of our meals in the condo as the kitchen was beyond well stocked and there were brand new grills just steps away from the lanai door. Speaking of lanai- what a lovely spot to have breakfast and dinner! Having a washer and dryer in unit is also a bonus when vacationing with children and they even leave you with some detergent to use so you don't have to buy a big jug of it. My daughter loved "her room" and bathroom which had some cute tropical details she adored. She had fun claiming her room and bathroom. The owners are very hands on and attentive and there is definitely pride in ownership which was very apparent in all of the little details that were not overlooked. They were quick to answer all questions we had and very helpful. We happened to accidentally leave behind my daughters jacket and the owner was kind enough to help track it down for us and arrange for it to be shopped back to us! We were beyond grateful. I am so happy to have found this little gem and look forward to coming back next year!"
    Guest: Megan M. Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: February 26, 2014
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  • Beautiful condo and great view!

    "We stayed at this condo with our two young children just a few weeks ago and could not have loved it more. The condo is very nicely updated and very well maintained. The location is perfect--on the beach, close to good restaurants and an easy drive over the causeway. The condo pool was also a great way to spend the afternoon. The owner and condo management company were a pleasure to deal with. We were nervous about traveling with a 2 and 4 year-old but they were very accommodating. We will certainly be back again next year!"
    Guest: Sanibel was fun! Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 15, 2014
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  • One of the best vacations EVER!

    "The condo was beautiful! right on the beach and quiet, which is what we were looking for. Easy access to town and to the causeway. We couldn't have chosen a better place."
    Guest: Jennifer & Roger Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 20, 2014
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  • Just what we needed!!

    "Wonderful week - wish we could have stayed longer. The condo was a great location for us, beautiful view. It was wonderful to wake up every morning to the beautiful ocean view. Would definitely like to stay here again."
    Guest: Can't wait to come back Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 27, 2014
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Sanibel Island Travel Tips

Just west of Fort Myers you'll find lovely Sanibel Island, known for its beautiful sunsets, welcoming beaches, outdoor spaces and peaceful tranquility.

Whether you're taking a family vacation for spring break, planning a romantic trip for two or craving an escape from the cold with friends, this Floridian island offers a great place to relax, collect seashells and explore the 12 miles of shores. Because of it's location and geographic orientation, it's acts like a scoop, gathering seashells onto its beaches, making Sanibel Island an excellent place to hunt for these unique treasures.

In addition to exciting outdoor attractions, the island offers a plethora of dining options, from laid-back beach eateries to restaurants specializing in, of course, seafood, to upscale spots for a nice night out. And when you're ready to hit the water, spend an afternoon boating or fishing to truly experience living like a local.

Things to Do on Sanibel Island

- Sanibel Island Lighthouse: One of the coolest places to check out during your trip is the Sanibel Island Lighthouse, which has been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1974. You'll find it situated on the eastern part of the island, and it was built to mark the entrance to San Carlos for ships coming into the port of Punta Rassa. While the lighthouse itself isn't open to the public, the grounds are and it's definitely worth the trip to see the keeper's quarters, catch dinner at the fishing pier or take advantage of the beach access. The lighthouse also makes for great photographs, so don't forget your camera!

- Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum: Sanibel Island is known as the spot to hunt for seashells, so a trip to the Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum is a must during your getaway. The museum is named after two pioneer families that lived on the island and features the most comprehensive collection of shells in the U.S. Inside you'll see a variety of shells and mollusks, learn about the history of the area and their scientific and artistic importance. Some of the museum's exhibits include Early Sanibel Shell Collectors; Florida Fossil Shells,; Mollusks, Medicine, and Man and The Scallop, Queen of Conchology, among others.

- J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge: Animals lovers won't be disappointed with a visit the J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, which was named for Jay Norwood Darling, a Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist and environmentalist. The refuge is home to more than 200 species of birds, more than 50 types of reptiles and 32 different kinds of mammals. If you're hoping to fit in some bird watching, the refuge is an exceptional spot to do so, or you can hit the paths for a bike ride or hike. If you want to paddle a canoe down a winding river path or take a four-mile scenic drive to see all of the natural beauty, like cabbage and sabal palms, red mangrove and a variety of other native plants.

- Sanibel Historical Museum and Village: You'll be transported back in time as you explore a collection of late 19th and early 20th century buildings, including Bailey's General Store, Miss Charlotta's Tea Room, Clarence Rutland's home, the 1926 post office, the island's original schoolhouse and more. Inside, all the buildings are outfitted with items from the early 1900s, and as you wander through the village, you'll see a pioneer garden, antique Model T truck and an old packinghouse replica complete with farm equipment.

Dining on Sanibel Island

- Mad Hatter: For a lovely romantic dinner for two, try Mad Hatter, where you'll find a wonderland of delicious cuisine. You'll be treated to stunning views as you dine on options like phyllo shrimp, black truffle sea scallops, Hudson Valley foie gras or grilled filet mignon. Chefs Kurt and Michelle Jarvis offer a cozy, welcoming atmosphere where you can relax and enjoy amazing flavors after a day filled with exploring. Save room for dessert like creme brulee or berry crepes, which you can experience as you watch the sunset.

- The Island Cow: if you want a more laid-back dining experience, head to The Island Cow, which opens for breakfast, so you can have a hearty meal before you start your day. It's also open for dinner when you can eat under the stars on the porch while you listen to live music. Try a po-boy sandwich, cold wildberry bisqueor seafood. You'll get a real feeling of island dining when you come to The Island Cow. There's plenty on the menu here, so you won't be disappointed!

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