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Sanibel Island

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Recent Sanibel Island reviews

  • WONDERFUL!

    "An enthusiastic unqualified "thumbs up" for this condo. Lovely, comfortable, with beautifully equipped kitchen. Great beds, we slept like logs. Property well-maintained. Can't praise this enough! Owners clearly care that guests have peak vacation experience. Looking forward to coming back next year."
    Guest: Nan Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 25, 2015
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  • Does NOT Get Any Better!

    "I am a single working professional woman who desperately needed the right getaway. After researching several options, I chose Vicky and Paul's place. Although I live in Florida, Sanibel Island is always a beautiful option for a "staycation". The main reason I chose this place was the view...but since I've been here, I realize there's so much more. The condo is truly a home away from home. I arrived just 10 minutes before sunset. I desperately wanted to catch that view so I immediately grabbed my bottle of wine and found the wine cork without issue! I caught the sunset and it was truly the best start to my vacation. There are no words to describe the view of the sunset from the lanai. This home is comfortable; and coming from a person was severe neck and back issues… I was so incredibly grateful for the thought behind the furniture and the choice of bed. The property is quiet and serene. There are several amenities within walking distance and within a short drive. The access to the spa was truly helpful as I enjoyed a couple of services as well as the facility itself. Everything that you could ever need is here!! This has been by far the most relaxing and rejuvenating trip I have had in several years. I will be back!"
    Guest: Aimee L. Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 19, 2015
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  • Excellent Rental!

    "Our family lives just over the bridge in Fort Myers and we were looking for a last minute rental and thought of Sanibel or Captiva. We needed to bring our little Yorkie Poo as it was so last minute. We found this unit and emailed with the owners and found we had NY in common! That was the beginning of a wonderful Thanksgiving week on the beach. The condo has everything one would need, VERY clean, even had extras for the beach like chairs and toys. We enjoyed being right on the beach, the heated pool, and the general location. We biked every day and were within great restaurants, coffee shop, light house, etc. The last part of the week was chilly but being right on the beach made it perfect - we could go walk and come back for some warm beverages then go back out again without any hassles of walking far or having parking issues. We came home with pails and pails of shells!! The owners were quick to reply to any of our questions as well as setting up payment in such a short amount of time. The check in/out was seamless and the management company was friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable. We also appreciated the security at the complex. They were out and about every day/night. We look forward to renting this unit again!!"
    Guest: Jennifer B. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 4, 2014
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  • From SNOW to SUNNY shell filled beaches

    "My family (wife and two boys) arrived on Sanibel Island and had a week of relaxation and fun. The condo is in a great location - beach about 100 yards away (see it from the condo) and the road to get off the island is in close proximity so you don't have to fight the traffic jam of Periwinkle Way. Very convenience and friendly for a family. The owner has made a lot of recent improvements to the condo and it was very comfortable. The pool is right outside the condo and we had plenty of dinners in the screened in porch overlooking the pool and sunset. The shelling on the beach is great and the friendly dolphins swam just a few years off shore. If you are looking for a great excursion check out the Sanibel Thriller. A modified speed boat that holds 30 people and the dolphins swim right behind it. Great view of both Sanibel and Captiva."
    Guest: Jim G. Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 23, 2015
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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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