Sanibel, Florida, is a prime vacation destination for several reasons. You’re bound to find fantastic restaurants, boutiques, nature and bike trails, and pristine beaches perfect for nearly every water-related activity. When you reserve a beachfront house rental in Florida at Sanibel Vacations, you’ll have several Sanibel Island beaches with public access from which to choose.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
We’re fast approaching one of the most anticipated art festivals in North America here on beautiful, sunny Sanibel Island, Florida. Over 120 of the country’s most talented artists and craftspeople will be displaying their unique works of art on February 16-17 over President’s Day weekend, only a couple of blocks from Sanibel Vacations’ office. Many of our exquisite yet affordable Sanibel Island rentals are also within walking distance of the Annual Sanibel Arts & Crafts Festival, which is located in and around the Sanibel Community House.
Take your Sanibel vacation to the next level this fall by experiencing “Ding” Darling Days at the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge. This weekend eco-fest provides an excellent opportunity to have fun with the family while learning more about Florida’s beautiful Sanibel Island.
Our Newest Addition to the Family “Lucky Ducks” is your tropical island getaway vacation rental. This amazing property just a short walk to the beach. Fully furnished property to make your family feel just like at home. Stocked with everything from the pots and pans right down to the details of your own home. So come and enjoy more than 25 miles of biking trails (we have bikes for rent) or kayak along the bay. Oh don't forget shelling! We have the best beaches for your own personal collection to take back with you.Vacation time means time to [...]