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13 08, 2019

The 35th Annual Luminary Festival

2019-09-18T18:39:27+00:00Beach Ideas, Biking, News, Rental Properties, Sanibel Bike Rentals, Sanibel Island Shelling, Sanibel Island Vacation Rentals, Sanibel Island Vacations, Sanibel Rentals, Things to Do in Sanibel Island|

The 35th Annual Luminary Festival will take place Friday, December 6th, and we could not be more excited! Luminary is a long-standing tradition on Sanibel, filled with lots of good food, drinks, music and socializing. We invite all of our guests to visit with us at SBL Vacations! If you've never been on Sanibel for Luminary, get ready to be amazed as candles and lights lead the way down Periwinkle! Stop along the way to see Santa.... if you're on the nice list! Each year, we fill the office with Christmas cheer with raffles, live music and costumes. Platters of [...]

10 08, 2019

Best Places to Find Tasty Treats

2019-09-18T18:38:05+00:00Beach Ideas, Biking, News, Rental Properties, Sanibel Island Beach Rentals, Sanibel Island Vacation Rentals, Sanibel Island Vacations, Sanibel Rentals, Things to Do in Sanibel Island|

  Keywords: Activities in Sanibel Island, Sanibel Island beaches, things to do in Florida, Florida getaways, Sanibel Island beach rentals Activities in Sanibel Island | Best Places to Find Tasty Treats The best part about staying with Sanibel Vacations on your Florida getaways is that there are many opportunities to find sweet treats near your stay. You won’t have to travel far to delight yourself to a delicious well-deserved vacation dessert. After all, everybody knows that the word diet goes out the window the minute you step foot on our beautiful sun-drenched island. You may find many stops near the [...]

12 07, 2019

Stay Active on Sanibel!

2019-09-18T18:37:00+00:00Uncategorized|

Stay Active: Sanibel Island Activities   For travelers staying with Sanibel Vacations, you’ll be happy to know there are many Sanibel Island activities to keep your body moving. During your Florida getaways, it’s easy to overindulge on the delicious food offered on the island, which is why stretching your legs should be part of your plan. Here are some fun ways to stay active on vacation that doesn’t necessarily involve having to find a gym!    Sanibel Island Biking    Start your morning with our bike rentals from SBL Outfitters as you explore one of the 22 biking trails near [...]

20 06, 2019

3 Unique Dining Experiences to Try During Your Florida Getaways

2019-09-18T18:30:15+00:00Beach Ideas, Biking, Kayak Vacations, News, Rental Properties, Sanibel Bike Rentals, Sanibel Island Beach Rentals, Sanibel Island Vacation Rentals, Sanibel Rentals, Things to Do in Sanibel Island|

3 Unique Dining Experiences to Try During Your Florida Getaways   When you’re looking for activities in Sanibel Island, it’s easy to think of taking a boat tour, beachcombing for shells, and spending your time near the water while staying with Sanibel Vacations. One must not forget about the fantastic food that is offered around Sanibel Island, as we know that everyone loves to overindulge during their family Florida getaways! While there are many delicious Sanibel Island restaurants to take advantage of nearby, there are also many unique dining experiences you should check out as well during your stay— here [...]

31 05, 2019

Your Perfect Family Vacation is on Sanibel Island

2019-06-19T18:11:35+00:00Beach Ideas, Biking, Kayak Vacations, News, Rental Properties, Sanibel Bike Rentals, Swimming|

What makes Sanibel perfect for families? Of all the things to do on Sanibel, they almost always include being family-friendly! Shelling is a must and the pool is a dream for them, but what else makes Sanibel special for kids? Now you may know Ding Darling is kid-friendly, but did you know how many printable workbooks they have online? There’s plenty of things for your little one to get excited before you go! Printable worksheets, the Wilderness Explorer Activity Book and Activity Guide are all accessible from your fingertips! When you arrive, visit the Education Center and find lots of [...]

21 05, 2019

Beach Activities To Try This Spring

2019-06-19T18:42:03+00:00Beach Ideas, Biking, Kayak Vacations, Rental Properties, Sanibel Bike Rentals, Sanibel Island Beach Rentals, Sanibel Island Shelling, Sanibel Island Vacation Rentals, Sanibel Island Vacations, Sanibel Rentals, Tennis, Things to Do in Sanibel Island|

Beach Activities to Try This Spring As the days become longer and the sun shines even brighter over our beautiful sandy paradise at Sanibel Vacations, we know it’s a must to be near the Sanibel Island beaches during those hot summer days! Spend time discovering the pristine sandy beaches, grilling near the waterfront or just bathing in the shores of the gulf coast while on your family vacations! Before making plans, don’t forget first to check out our sister company SBL Outfitters, as they have many affordable recreational toys to rent during your stay! Get ready, as we take you [...]

29 04, 2019

National Tourism Day – Celebrate on May 7th!

2019-06-19T18:14:14+00:00Uncategorized|

May 7th is National Tourism Day and who doesn’t enjoy a good reason to plan vacation? Sanibel Island is special in many ways and we love hearing what our guests love the most! Whether you love shelling, take your bike all over the island or just want to lay on the beach - there’s something for everyone. We boast having zero red lights and truly living up to the “island time” lifestyle. Sanibel is a #1 shelling destination for people all over the world and it’s easy to see why. With the island’s unique shape, sitting from east to west, [...]

11 04, 2019

Sanibel Island Kayaking Adventures

2019-06-19T18:15:29+00:00Kayak Vacations, Rental Properties, Sanibel Bike Rentals, Sanibel Island Beach Rentals, Sanibel Island Shelling, Sanibel Island Vacation Rentals, Sanibel Island Vacations, Sanibel Rentals|

Sanibel Island Kayaking Adventures You can’t escape the beach when you’re staying at our Sanibel Island rentals, and honestly, who would want to leave the water? When it’s time to take a break from the Sanibel Island beaches, explore on the water not just in it with a Sanibel Island kayaking adventure! Sanibel Island kayaking will give you the opportunity to get an up-close look at dolphins, manatees, and other forms of wildlife in their natural habitat.  When lodging with Sanibel Vacations we make kayaking a breeze by offering kayak rentals during your stay! SBL Outfitters At Sanibel Vacations, we’d [...]

6 04, 2019

Best Fish Tacos on Sanibel Island

2019-06-19T18:18:36+00:00Beach Ideas, Rental Properties, Things to Do in Sanibel Island|

Best Fish Tacos on Sanibel Island Your Sanibel Island vacations should revolve entirely around the water, whether you’re out on the beach, or dining in at a restaurant. Indulging in good eats with fresh fish when you’re near the ocean shore is an absolute must, and at Sanibel Vacations we want your tastebuds to dance as you explore dining options. When you’re near the Sanibel Island beaches, the fish is always fresh and local at the nearby restaurants. So join us as we have selected the best Sanibel Island restaurants to get your fill of fresh fish with some delicious [...]

1 02, 2019

February 6th is Guest Education Day!

2019-06-19T18:20:17+00:00Beach Ideas, Biking, Uncategorized|

February 6th marks the Second Annual Guest Education Day and spreads awareness to #BookDirect!   You’ve seen the hash tag, but what does it mean? For vacation rental owners, #BookDirect is a movement created to help educate travelers that by booking direct you can always receive the best price guaranteed. To avoid these service fees, visit your favorite vacation rental company’s site to see the same price — minus the fee. By booking direct, you receive the same exceptional customer service and get to keep that money in your pocket for an extra night out or for special souvenirs! Personal [...]