Where to stay around Sanibel, FL?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 5,712 vacation rentals near Sanibel. From 2,391 Houses to 452 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sanibel for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Sanibel:

  • Heron's Landing: 99 vacation rentals
  • Chateaux Sur Mer: 27 vacation rentals
  • Sanibel Harbours: 16 vacation rentals
  • Sea Gate: 31 vacation rentals
  • Beachview Country Club Estates: 541 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Sanibel?

VRBO offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Sanibel. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sanibel and Captiva Island Visitor's Center: 8,497 vacation rentals
  • Sanibel Island Lighthouse: 8,773 vacation rentals
  • Island Inn: 7,488 vacation rentals
  • Pelicans Roost Condominiums: 8,576 vacation rentals
  • Gulfside City Park: 8,086 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Sanibel?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 2,391 Houses in Sanibel. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sanibel include:

  • Villas: 452 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 171 rentals available
  • Cottages: 104 rentals available

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

Can I rent golf rental rentals in Sanibel?

Absolutely, VRBO has 3,049 golf rental rentals in Sanibel. You have also many other possibilities in Sanibel area, including:

  • Beachfront rentals: 2,444 rentals
  • Beach rentals: 1,271 rentals
  • Oceanfront rentals: 731 rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sanibel?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with pool among our 4,474 vacation rentals with pool available in Sanibel. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Travel to tranquil Sanibel

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

    Activities and attractions in and around Sanibel

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

    • 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)

    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 92°F.

    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 traveler 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 center:

    • 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)