There’s nothing quite like soaking in the sunshine while letting Florida waves gently rock you back and forth. When you plan a visit with Sanibel Vacations, there is no shortage of ways to experience this type of relaxation. With vacation rentals on both Captiva and Sanibel islands, you’ll have plenty of coastline to explore, both on and off the water. For an equally laidback and adventurous outing, go kayaking on Captiva Island waterways. The Top 3 Kayaking Tours One of the best ways to take in the sights is by letting an experienced guide show you around. There are several [...]
The perfect vacation starts with the work you do before you arrive. Before soaking in the sunshine on a Sanibel Island vacation, there are several things you need to do. This includes figuring out your travel plans and reserving your vacation rental from Sanibel Vacations. Another one of the most important things you can do is create and check off your packing list for your Florida getaway. What to Pack for a Sanibel Vacation When you stay at one of our Sanibel or Captiva island properties, you’ll have all the comforts of home. This includes things like cozy bedding, a [...]
Vacations are a great way to escape the pressure of everyday life, but they sometimes aren’t cheap. Things can add up quickly between accommodations, airfare, and the cost of activities. However, when looking at what to do in Captiva and Sanibel Island, you’ll soon discover several things to do for free or at a low cost near your affordable rental from Sanibel Vacations. A Checklist of Fun and Inexpensive Things to Do on Sanibel and Captiva You don’t have to spend a lot to enjoy fun outings on Sanibel and Captiva. Connected by the Blind Pass Bridge, both islands are [...]
With water all around, it’s no surprise that Sanibel Island is home to some of the best aquatic adventures. Go past the coastline on a fishing excursion or wander the shoreline looking for shells. If you’re looking for an up-close look at what lies beneath the surface of Sanibel Island waters, go on a snorkeling expedition. Not only will you get a unique perspective of aquatic life, but you’ll form memories you can look back on when relaxing at your Sanibel Vacations rental home. The Best Snorkeling Spots on Captiva and Sanibel Islands The wrecks and artificial reefs that reside [...]
Family vacations don’t have to be on hold until summer. Spring break is the perfect time to get away from everyday life and enjoy quality time with the ones you love most. With its wide range of fun things to do as a family, Sanibel Island is the perfect destination for your family escape. Be close to it all while having a relaxing place to call home by staying at a vacation rental from Sanibel Vacations. What to Do during Your Sanibel Island Spring Break While Sanibel Island is known for its laid-back atmosphere, there is no shortage of fun [...]
With its sandy shores, tranquil waters, and Florida sunshine, Sanibel Island is the ideal destination if you’re looking for a tropical escape. Known for its laid-back atmosphere, you won’t have any trouble relaxing the minute you arrive at your Sanibel Vacations rental. After settling into your home away from home, it’s time to explore all Sanibel Island has to offer, and a great way to do that is on bike rentals. A Guide to Bike Rental Shops near Your Sanibel Island Vacation Rental Whether you’re hoping to go for a leisurely ride around town or explore the shoreline, there is [...]
There’s no better place for a tropical getaway than Sanibel, which has miles of sandy beaches to explore. Whether you rent a vacation home right on the beach or just a short distance away, you’ll have the perfect place to unwind after a day of fun from Sanibel Vacations. Make the most out of your vacation by checking off these bucket list activities and attractions that take advantage of the variety of beaches of Sanibel Island, Florida. The Top Sanibel Beach Activities and Attractions Whether you’re visiting for the first time or back for the fifth time, there’s plenty to [...]
One of the best things about staying at Sanibel Vacations is the incredible sunsets. Our luxury rentals, located amid the Gulf of Mexico, features several ideal locations for a romantic outing at sunrise or sundown. Add “watch a Sanibel Island sunset” to your list of romantic things to do on Sanibel Island for your couples’ getaway and take some Instagram-worthy pictures in the orange glow of the setting sun.
Close your eyes and imagine you’re sitting outside your Sanibel Vacations rental. Feel the soft granules of sand between your toes, the sun’s warm rays on your face, and listen to the distant sound of waves. While you’re soaking in the beachy splendor of your Sanibel Island rental, treat yourself to a few homemade Florida cocktails with the aid of your fully-equipped rental kitchen. Besides, nothing quite completes a picture of lounging on the beach like a refreshing umbrella drink.
Shelling beaches on Sanibel Island are a dream come true for shell collectors. The soft-sand beaches near Sanibel Vacations are abundant with a variety of crustacean treasures. We harbor the best shelling beaches in Florida because of our island’s crescent shape, resulting in beaches laden with Gulf Coast and Caribbean shells. What You Need to Know about Sanibel Island Shelling Beaches Whether you’re a shelling novice or expert, you’re bound to become acquainted with the “Sanibel Stoop,” affectionately named after the stooped position most visitors make when searching for shells. Low tide, especially at full or new moons, and after [...]