Activities in Sanibel IslandGirls, wouldn’t it be nice to get away while the men are out hunting or when they’re consuming themselves in the football season? Now is the perfect time to plan your relaxing weekend getaway with your friends to Sanibel Vacations. It’s essential to spend time nurturing your female friendships as life is about to become all too busy with the kids holiday activities and family get-togethers. We’ve come up with a list of the top three female-friendly things to do in Florida and why Sanibel Island will be your next destination for a girls trip. 

1. The Beach

Whether you’d like to spend a day on the water or on the Sanibel Island beaches beach-combing for shells you’ll have a wonderful time while on your Florida getaways. As a partner of SBL Outfitters, you’ll have affordable access to stand up paddleboards, kayaks, and bicycles to use throughout your stay. While on your relaxing weekend getaway, don’t worry about having to pick up something that can be delivered right to your Sanibel Beach rentals. SBL Outfitters will drop off the land and water toys for free right to your door before you even arrive, check out the options to choose from online.

2. The Food

You’ll find everything from tacos, to fine dining, classic eats, casual atmosphere types to delicious desserts at Sanibel Island restaurants. On a relaxing weekend getaway treat yourself and the girls to a plate of truffle fries at Bleu Rendez-Vous, which is an upscale French Bistro that specializes in authentic French cuisine. After an afternoon of shopping at Bailey’s Shopping Center head across the street to Doc Ford’s Rum Bar & Grill as they provide a casual atmosphere with cocktails, Caribbean cuisine, and options to sit inside or out. Check out more opportunities for a Unique Dining Experience or where to find The Best Fish Tacos on the Island! 

3. The Shopping

One of our favorite Sanibel Island activities that starts in October and lasts through May is the Sanibel Island Farmers Market. The market is a great place to grab fresh produce and cook a homemade meal with the girls. The market is one of our favorite activities in Sanibel Island because you can sample different items and search for hidden treasures with your friends! Here are a few other shopping options to enjoy near your Sanibel Island beach rentals. 


  • Tahitian Gardens & Periwinkle Way Browse the high-quality designer labels, unique coastal home decor, fine jewelry, trendy upscale boutiques, many other elegant items at Tahitian Gardens. Up the street, you’ll find Periwinkle Way which has 26 shops located on a lush landscape with lavish fountains, beautiful flowers, and towering palm trees. 
  • Olde Sanibel Shops A pet-friendly shopping center in Sanibel Island, FL, where you can find cute boutiques, tropical art, jewelry, and even doggy treats!
  • She Sells Sea Shells You’ll love this ocean boutique where you can find electric shells, jewelry, crafting supplies, clothing and will be a great place to pick up gifts for the holidays. 

Private Sanibel Island Condos and Homes

Activities in Sanibel IslandAs you can see, there are many fun activities in Sanibel Island to keep your friends occupied during a girls trip. Doesn’t an escape to Florida sound lovely before holidays? Planning a vacation with your friends doesn’t have to be complicated; it should be a relaxing weekend getaway before the stressful holiday season. At Sanibel Vacations, we provide spacious condos and homes because we know that having privacy is vital during vacation. Check out the properties online to see what rental will be perfect for you and your friends. To inquire for more information about your upcoming Florida trips, please give us a call at 1-239-579-0348.