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Recent Sanibel Island reviews

  • AMAZING

    "Thank you Renee!!!!!! This condo is amazing!!!!! My family and I loved it!!! Looks amazing online and even better in person. It is the perfect condo. Renee is very easy and pleasant to work with. Checks in to make sure you got in all right and checks during your stay to see if you need anything. My family and I loved the beach and all the shelling and Sanibel!! We have been to alot of beaches and this is our favorite. We will definetly be returning to Sanibel and to Renee's condo. Thank you for everything!!!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 22, 2014
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  • Byrds Nest In Sanibel Arms

    "We stayed at the Bryd's Nest for the first time! What a beautiful place, Everything was clean as a whistle. The condo was very roomy and looked nicer than in the pictures. We especially liked how close we were to the beach.The owners couldn't be more helpful! When we come back to Sanibel we will be looking to stay at the Byrd's Nest again."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 11, 2014
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  • Fall Girl's Get-a-way!

    "Had a fabulous time at Sanibel. Lovely accommodations with everything you could possibly need. Clean, comfy, and beautiful. Will go back again soon. Price was right as well!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 16, 2014
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  • Lovely complex, beautiful condo--can't wait to come back!

    "My husband and I spent Aug. 30-Sept. 5, 2014 in C-22 at Pointe Santo with our daughter, son-in-law, and two grandchildren, ages 17 months and 4 years old, and we all had a ball! We we very happy that there was an elevator located near the assigned parking space that allowed us to comfortably carry up all our stuff, which was a LOT with the children! The door has a a code to unlock it, so none of us had to worry about carrying/losing a key to the condo.The 4 year old loved putting in the "secret code" each time we re-entered the condo. When we opened the door the first time, we all said, "Wow! This is great!" Susan had told me that they had recently renovated the condo with new paint, carpeting, furniture and bedding, and it was just beautiful. The beds were very comfortable, and the addition of a twin bed (with railings provided if needed) in the second bedroom was especially nice for the 4 year old. We were able to look straight out the condo toward the Gulf and it looks just like the picture. We were located directly above one of the several sets of BBQ grills that were available for use so we could watch the men from the balcony as they grilled out for us. The gas grills are slow, but that made the meat especially tender. The kitchen had everything we could possibly want, and the dishes, glasses, and pots and pans were nice quality, not the odds and ends thrown together for renters as some owners do. Susan was so easy to work with. She called us on the second day just to make sure we had everything we needed and to let us know that she was only a phone call away if we needed her. It was a benefit to deal directly with the owners because we did not have to pay a booking fee with an agency, and there was also no cleaning fee, which is a substantial savings over most condos. Be sure and visit the Island Cow for lunch or dinner. The portions are very large, so either plan on sharing or taking home leftovers! Bailey's Market is about a mile away, and it's a very nice grocery store. We loaded up at Publix before crossing the causeway but made several trip to Bailey's while we were there, and the prices are very comparable to Publix. We also spent several hot afternoons at the Sanibel Lilbrary with the children. The library has an excellent children's area and it has lots of puzzles, which kept the grandson occupied for several hours. We all hated to leave when Sat. rolled around, but hopefully, we'll be back again."
    Guest: DMR Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 11, 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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