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Sanibel Island

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Recent Sanibel Island property reviews

  • A wonderful time on Sanible!

    "We want to send four thumbs up and four paws up for a wonderful time on Sanibel! The weather was perfect and your condo was just perfect for us all. We walked the beach in the morning and afternoon plusd enjoyed the gulf breeze from the patio all day long. The dogs just loved it too and found all the sun spots to sleep when not outside. We enjoyed Cips's and Doc Ford's like the previous guests and realize how much we really love vacationing here. Thank you for the cozy home away from home, amenities galore, beautiful views and great holiday memories! Katy and Bill"
    Guest: Katy Date of Stay: November 2012 Review Submitted: November 21, 2012
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  • Wonderful Vacation

    "This condo has everything you need for a wonderful vacation. The kitchen is stocked with all the items you would need to create a wonderful meal. All the beach gear is here and in good condition. The views from the roof deck are so beautiful and the beach is the best on Sanibel. We will be coming back."
    Guest: LB Date of Stay: April 2011 Review Submitted: May 10, 2011
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  • Great Condo and Location!

    "We visited Sanibel for our first family vacation. This condo was a great location, clean, and decorated nicely. It was easy access to the pool and beach. There was a miscommunication about a baby crib, but the owner and management company worked it out quickly. Would recommend this to anyone and would definitely stay there again if possible."
    Guest: Lexie N. Date of Stay: May 2013 Review Submitted: January 16, 2014
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  • Guest Book Comment

    "We recently return from our first vacation to Sanibel. The condo was very nice, very clean and very comfortable. The kitchen is very well equipped for the chefs in the family. The closet space is amazing, plenty of room to store the luggage and hang the clothes. The description states it is 100 yards to the beach, however it seemed to me to be more than 100 yards to the beach. Luckily, the owners provide a wagon to tote the beach chairs and umbrella. The condo was very quiet and parking was right outside the door which made bringing in the luggage very easy. The beach itself is loaded with shells and we saw lots of birds and dolphin. The beach is not very wide so at high tide it is very tough to find a spot to sit. If you plan on arriving after dark, take a flashlight because it is very dark and hard to see to get into the condo. I recommended to the office that they leave the porch lights on in the units where people are checking in after hours."
    Guest: Ohio vacationer Date of Stay: March 2011 Review Submitted: March 30, 2011
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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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