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Sanibel Island

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Recent Sanibel Island reviews

  • 2 Weeks of Heaven

    "Keith, this unit was perfect for us. Everything was as advertised-- location was very quiet and peaceful and the condo was very clean. We enjoy fishing and the fishing pier was close--fishing was good with lots of fish to eat. The condo has everything we needed for our stay--fully equiped kitchen, washer and dryer,nice bathrooms, fishing equipment, lawn chairs, etc.. We couldn't have had a better time. Lots of things to do on Sanibel--biking, beach combing, eating, fishing, and more eating. Will surely try to rent this place again. I will be glad to have you use us for a reference. Terry"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 16, 2014
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  • Perfect!

    "We can't say enough good things about this property and Sanibel. It was our first trip to Sanibel and we already can't wait to home back. We just LOVED this unit. The Loggerhead property is in a great location. Just minutes gown the road from the causeway so you can get there without driving through traffic on Periwinkle. The location of the unit is ideal. Ground floor so no carrying your luggage up and downstairs. Your assigned parking space is right in front of your door. The unit is directly on the beach with spectacular views and is on the end so no one is walking past your windows. You can also walk out your back door to the beach. The unit is beautifully decorated. It has newer kitchen appliances and a large washer/dryer got bravo towels. The master suite bed is SO comfortable!! My husband and I imagined ourselves living there. If there were on small minor flaw it would be that the TVs are older smaller models. Not I big deal for me, but my teenage sons were a little disappointed. The living room unit was still able to accommodate their xbox. We would love to come back."
    Guest: Terry Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 19, 2014
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  • Great Condo... superb attention to details

    "We have stayed at this property for the past three years, most recently for the first two weeks in June 2014. We have also had experiences staying in other condos on the island and can say without hesitation that this condo simply offers you the best vacation experience! The owners live on island and also employ a property manager who is excellent and attentive. The pictures in the VRBO listing are accurate and truly reflect the condition of the condo. This corner unit is VERY quiet (we have NEVER heard the neighbors), well maintained, and well stocked for an enjoyable vacation. There is an impressive and easy to use sound system throughout the condo and an outstanding entertainment system in the main room with nice TV’s in the two bedrooms; The lighting system for the entire unit will surpass anything you have experienced including romantic cove lighting in the main area as well as in the master bedroom & bath. You’re here for the beach, right? Here is what you can enjoy with this condo: beach towels (nice quality beach towels, not regular threadbare bath towels); Tommy Bahama umbrella and beach chairs (no $5 junk chairs that leave your behind dragging into the sand); Plenty of nice beach toys and “boogie” boards. (nothing mildewy or gross or looking like it belongs in the garbage dump) And… of course you gotta eat! If you want to cook in, then plan to enjoy a fully equipped kitchen with lots of small appliances to make the job easier. (You won’t be wishing you were at home in THIS kitchen!) We have also found a collection of items in the unit that go a long way to providing that extra special level of detail: bug spray (It’s Florida, don’t kid yourself!); flash lights (beach walking at night!); aluminum foil (you won’t think about needing it until you are ready to grill!!); a nice selection of books; tennis rackets & balls; a “take it or leave it cupboard” in the kitchen; detergent for the washing machine… OH, and these are FABULOUS front loaders, not rickety pieces of garbage that are on their last legs like most condo units. Finally, it is truly handicapped accessible but not in a way that detracts from the use and comfort of those who are not handicapped. You may not need this feature, but if you know someone who is handicapped, definitely let them know about this property! So, what are you waiting for?! This place is a gem! Book today!"
    Guest: A2P Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 6, 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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