Find the best place to stay — Sanibel

Where to stay around Sanibel, FL?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 5,562 vacation rentals near Sanibel. From 2,405 condos to 2,266 houses, 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:

  • Gulf Shores: 25 vacation rentals
  • East Rocks: 39 vacation rentals
  • The Dunes: 475 vacation rentals
  • Sanctuary: 54 vacation rentals
  • Beachview Country Club Estates: 488 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: 8,220 vacation rentals
  • Island Inn: 7,212 vacation rentals
  • Pelicans Roost Condominiums: 8,295 vacation rentals
  • Gulfside City Park: 7,930 vacation rentals
  • BIG Arts Center: 7,695 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 condos in Sanibel?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 2,405 condos in Sanibel. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sanibel include:

  • Houses: 2,266 rentals available
  • Villas: 450 rentals available
  • Apartments: 169 rentals available

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

Can I rent golf rental rentals in Sanibel?

Absolutely, VRBO has 3,059 golf rental rentals in Sanibel. You have also many other possibilities in Sanibel area, including:

  • Beachfront rentals: 2,434 rentals
  • Beach view rentals: 1,282 rentals
  • Ocean view rentals: 844 rentals

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

Can I find a vacation rental with online bookable in Sanibel?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with online bookable among our 5,461 vacation rentals with online bookable 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)