Discover a selection of 6,000 holiday rentals in Sanibel, FL, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at £ 143 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Sanibel. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Travel to relaxing Sanibel

The island views and wildlife create a pretty picture of Sanibel. This relaxing city attracts visitors thanks to its bird watching and cycling. Lovers Key State Park and Sun Splash Water Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, Vrbo has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Sanibel

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like bird watching and cycling. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Sanibel a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sun Splash Water Park (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Dunes Golf and Tennis Club (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Jungle Golf Ft. Myers (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Royal Tee Golf Club (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Palmetto-Pine Country Club (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Sanibel

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Sanibel

Sanibel is famous for its island views, breathtaking sunsets and wildlife. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Sanibel is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lovers Key State Park (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Barefoot Beach (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
  • Sanibel Captiva Island (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Gulfside City Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Bowman's Beach (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • J. N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Sanibel

Fly into Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.), the closest airport, located 21.6 mi (34.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Naples, FL (APF-Naples Municipal), which is 28.8 mi (46.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sanibel?

Our 2021 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,574 holiday lettings around Sanibel. From 2,750 houses to 74 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sanibel?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sanibel:

  • Tradewinds: 22 holiday homes
  • Gumbo Limbo: 33 holiday homes
  • Beachview Country Club Estates: 533 holiday homes
  • Heron's Landing: 116 holiday homes
  • Shell Harbor: 513 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sanibel?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sanibel. From Vrbo UK travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sanibel and Captiva Island Visitor's Center: 7,916 holiday lettings
  • J. N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge: 6,641 holiday lettings
  • BIG Arts Center: 9,254 holiday lettings
  • Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife: 8,384 holiday lettings
  • Sanibel Island Lighthouse: 10,173 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sanibel listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sanibel?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK offers 2,750 Houses in Sanibel. Our other popular types of Sanibel holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 74 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 2,664 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 387 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sanibel?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4,616 holiday homes with pool available in Sanibel. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Explore destinations around Sanibel

Tradewinds
22 holiday rentals
Gumbo Limbo
33 holiday rentals
Beachview Country Club Estates
533 holiday rentals
Heron's Landing
116 holiday rentals
Shell Harbor
513 holiday rentals
Sea Loft Village
211 holiday rentals
Murex Lakes
126 holiday rentals
Sanctuary
62 holiday rentals
Sea Spray
110 holiday rentals
Island Woods
23 holiday rentals
The Dunes
328 holiday rentals
Sanibel Harbours
18 holiday rentals
Bright Water
113 holiday rentals
Gulf Pines
15 holiday rentals
East Rocks
32 holiday rentals
Chateaux Sur Mer
27 holiday rentals
Gulf Shores
29 holiday rentals
Gulf Ridge
129 holiday rentals
Del Sega
43 holiday rentals
West Rocks
31 holiday rentals