Relaxing Sanibel is calling! Discover its island views, beaches, sunsets, and more.

Island views, biking trails, and popular sights from Bowman's Beach to Sanibel Island Lighthouse—explore Sanibel, a relaxing destination also known for its beaches.

Known for

Beaches, Nature and Wildlife

Top Hotels in Sanibel

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Sanibel Island Beach Resort
3 out of 5
1231 Middle Gulf Dr, Sanibel, FL
$149/night
Sep 16 - Sep 17
4.2/5Excellent! (804 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Sanibel hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Sanibel Island Southern Beach and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Sanibel Island Lighthouse. Bailey's Beach ...

4.2/5Excellent! (804 reviews)

"Property as beautiful. Staff was always pleasant and attentive."…"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2019

Sanibel Island Beach Resort
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Sundial Beach Resort & Spa
3 out of 5
1451 Middle Gulf Drive, Sanibel, FL
$159/night
Sep 16 - Sep 17
4.2/5Excellent! (1,903 reviews)

Located in Sanibel, this beachfront condo resort is next to a golf course and within 3 mi (5 km) of Dunes Golf and Tennis Club, BIG Arts Center, and Sanibel ...

4.2/5Excellent! (1,903 reviews)

"Everything you need is available there. The property is kept in pristine condition."…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2019

Sundial Beach Resort & Spa
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West Wind Inn
3 out of 5
3345 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel, FL
$108/night
Sep 16 - Sep 17
4.2/5Excellent! (2,008 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Sanibel hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Sanibel Island Southern Beach, Periwinkle Way, and Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife. ...

4.2/5Excellent! (2,008 reviews)

"Peaceful, quiet, great views, clean! The distance to get to everything was perfect. Loved riding the bikes the hotel provided. The landscape was also very pretty and the price was excellent."…"

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

West Wind Inn

Popular things to do in Sanibel

Edison and Ford Winter Estates
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Edison and Ford Winter Estates

Explore the winter estates of two of the most famous men in American history. Tour their houses and gardens and learn more about their lives in the museum.

Manatee Park
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Manatee Park

Watch Florida’s most famous marine creature, the manatee, swim in its natural habitat at this non-captive park on the Orange River. 

Hertz Arena
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Hertz Arena

Palm trees may be swaying in the breeze, but inside people are gliding on ice. Select an activity from a roster of things to do at this popular venue. 

Top activities in Sanibel

Cycleboat Fun Cruise Fort Myers
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Cycleboat Fun Cruise Fort Myers

$44

Friends. Drinks. Music. Ocean. Fun. Lagerhead Cycleboats is Guaranteed to Be The Most Fun You'll Have At Fort Myers Beach! Join us in a fun, action-packed day on the best Fort Myers boat tour you'll find! Our boat is as unique as it is engaging. Don’

Operation City Quest of Fort Myers, FL
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Operation City Quest of Fort Myers, FL

$10

Using your smartphone, you'll be given nearly 150 objects to find during your scavenger hunt. You'll then wander throughout the downtown area searching for the items. Once you've found the object, you'll send a photo in to score points.

One Game of Zombie Scavengers of Fort Myers, FL
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One Game of Zombie Scavengers of Fort Myers, FL

$3

Can you survive the zombie apocalypse… Zombie Scavengers leads you into the city to collect supplies to survive during this interactive scavenger game. With the whole world in chaos and zombies outnumbering the living 10 to 1, small colonies of the living are doing all they can to survive.

Cape Coral Inshore Fishing
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Cape Coral Inshore Fishing

$150

Go on the prowl for the coastal fish that fill the backwaters of Cape Coral and the Caloosahatchee River. This outing takes you straight to some great fishing haunts, home to the many species that call these southwestern Florida waters home, complete with some expert advice from your captain.

Boca Grande Inshore Fishing
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Boca Grande Inshore Fishing

$140

Chart a boat into the inshore areas of Ft. Myers in search for the perfect backwaters for casting a line for the prize catch. Learn from an expert captain and guide and you travel to the perfect fishing hot spots, and pick up a few pointers whether you're a beginner or expert.

Amazing Things Deluxe 5D Experience with Moving Seats and Special Effects
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Amazing Things Deluxe 5D Experience with Moving Seats and Special Effects

$11

Visit: Amazing Things, 10801 Corkscrew Rd Ste 323, Estero, FL 33928-9442 Deluxe 5D Motion Theater Experience The state of the art micro-theater features short films ranging from 5-15 minutes in length.