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15 08, 2020

The Best Sanibel Island Beaches with Public Access

2020-08-28T20:56:10+00:00News, Rental Properties, Sanibel Island Beach Rentals, Sanibel Island Vacation Rentals, Sanibel Island Vacations, Sanibel Rentals, Swimming, Things to Do in Sanibel Island|

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. 

13 07, 2020

Visit the Best Shelling Beaches on Sanibel Island

2020-07-13T22:25:21+00:00Beach Ideas, News, Rental Properties, Sanibel Island Shelling, Sanibel Island Vacation Rentals, Sanibel Island Vacations, Things to Do in Sanibel Island, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

12 05, 2020

Swing into Summer on These Sanibel Island Bike Trails

2020-05-12T18:09:52+00:00Biking, Sanibel Bike Rentals, Sanibel Island Vacation Rentals, Sanibel Island Vacations, Things to Do in Sanibel Island|

Consider going for a bike ride if you're thinking about things to do in Southwest Florida with your family. Imagine cycling on one of Sanibel Island's bike trails: the sea wind in your hair, the soft sound of waves lapping onshore, appreciating the island's natural scenery. Biking provides an excellent way to exercise, and you’ll have the chance to explore Sanibel and Captiva Island. During your stay at Sanibel Vacations, you'll have access to our onsite Outfitters store, where you can get beach equipment and Sanibel Island bike rentals, so you don't have to worry about tracking down a bike [...]

14 04, 2020

Sanibel Island Shopping Guide

2020-05-12T18:03:35+00:00Sanibel Island Shopping, Sanibel Island Vacation Rentals, Sanibel Island Vacations, Sanibel Rentals, Things to Do in Sanibel Island|

No trip to Sanibel Island is complete without bringing home some local treasures. The Sanibel Island shopping scene is ripe with opportunities: from seaside crafts to stylish beachside boutiques. Besides, what better way to commemorate your Sanibel Vacations getaway than with a cute island shawl or some gorgeous jewelry?  Head to Periwinkle Way for Prime Sanibel Island Treasures Periwinkle Way is a hotbed for Sanibel Island shopping, so there’s something amid this stretch of shops and boutiques that’s sure to pique your interest. Our Southwest Florida location is a hotbed for sweet seaside treasures. Take a pass through Sanibel Shell [...]

16 02, 2020

Cruise into Southwest Florida on an Eco-Tour

2020-04-16T18:06:49+00:00Beach Ideas, Sanibel Island Vacation Rentals, Sanibel Island Vacations, Things to Do in Sanibel Island|

Eco-Tourism in Southwest Florida is a popular draw for those traveling here as there are several extensive beachfronts, mangroves, pristine beaches, and unique marine life to view. When you take a tour during your stay with Sanibel Vacations, you'll be fascinated by the natural treasures and unspoiled beauty of the Sanibel and Captiva Islands. You can always explore the beaches by reserving bikes, paddleboards, and kayaks with SLB Outfitters, but we'll give you a couple of other options when you'd like to learn more about the ecosystem! Keep reading to find professional services that feature daily eco-tours and cruises in [...]

16 01, 2020

Best 3 Tips on How to Stay Healthy Post-Holidays

2020-01-16T19:44:24+00:00Beach Ideas, Biking, Florida Events, Kayak Vacations, Rental Properties, Sanibel Bike Rentals, Sanibel Island Beach Rentals, Sanibel Island Shelling, Sanibel Island Vacation Rentals, Sanibel Island Vacations, Sanibel Rentals, Swimming, Things to Do in Sanibel Island|

If you’re wondering how to stay healthy on vacation, you wouldn’t be the only one. According to recent TripAdvisor ‘global trend’ findings, canoeing and kayaking experiences have increased in growth by +49% in the last couple of years! Whether it’s a morning stroll on the beach or a healthy home-cooked meal in your rental’s kitchen, it’s easy to be healthy while staying with Sanibel Vacations. Summer tends to sneak up on us out of nowhere, and you may be wanting to shed some of those post-holiday pounds while on vacation. We’ve compiled a list of three helpful tips for wondering how to stay healthy while on a getaway to Southwest Florida (listed below).

19 12, 2019

The Direct Approach to Vacation Booking | The Advantages of Booking Direct

2019-12-19T14:31:32+00:00Beach Ideas, Florida Events, Kayak Vacations, Rental Properties, Sanibel Bike Rentals, Sanibel Island Beach Rentals, Sanibel Island Shelling, Sanibel Island Vacation Rentals, Sanibel Island Vacations, Sanibel Rentals, Things to Do in Sanibel Island|

You just booked the wrong date for your Sanibel Island vacation on a third-party travel agency website, now what? Chances are you’ll end up paying hefty fees and spend hours talking with someone from a call center trying to get a resolution to the problem. Don’t waste time getting sucked into those pesky third-party booking sites that claim to save you more money and give you the best deals. Direct booking with Sanibel Vacations will allow you to choose the perfect location and vacation rental, speak directly with a staff member if you have any questions, and receive the best rates guaranteed. Here are the top three reasons why you must book direct when planning your Florida trips.

12 11, 2019

7 Top-Rated Fort Myers Events at the Edison Festival of Lights

2019-11-12T16:52:27+00:00Beach Ideas, Florida Events, Rental Properties, Sanibel Island Beach Rentals, Sanibel Island Vacation Rentals, Sanibel Island Vacations, Sanibel Rentals, Things to Do in Sanibel Island|

Escape the cold winter snow and surround yourself with warm sandy Sanibel and Captiva Island beaches instead while staying with Sanibel Vacations. Even Thomas Edison was a winter resident in Florida for 50 years and spent much of his time working on projects and supporting the local charities. The Edison Festival of Lights is a two-week celebration honoring Thomas Alva Edison. It is the largest and longest-running festival in Southwest, FL that features a variety of Fort Myers events. Learn more about the activities you can look forward to at the famous festival that should be added to your list of things to do in Florida, below!  

17 10, 2019

Beginners Guide to the Sanibel Island Farmers Market

2019-10-17T20:55:19+00:00Beach Ideas, Biking, Kayak Vacations, Sanibel Bike Rentals, Sanibel Island Beach Rentals, Sanibel Island Vacation Rentals, Sanibel Island Vacations, Sanibel Rentals, Things to Do in Sanibel Island|

The best way to capture the atmosphere of Sanibel Island is by visiting the local farmers market while staying with Sanibel Vacations. The Sanibel Farmers Market is one of the largest Sanibel Island events that started in 2008 and has since stood the test of time returning each year in October and lasting through May. Each Sunday morning, beginning at 8 a.m. and continuing until 1 p.m., you’ll be able to take a stroll through the open-air local market that features over 40 vendors. We’ll give you a sneak peek of what you can experience at the Sanibel Farmers Market during each coming season. 

28 09, 2019

Top 3 Girls Trip Activities in Sanibel Island 

2019-10-28T14:22:00+00:00Beach Ideas, Kayak Vacations, Rental Properties, Sanibel Bike Rentals, Sanibel Island Beach Rentals, Sanibel Island Shelling, Sanibel Island Vacation Rentals, Sanibel Island Vacations, Sanibel Rentals, Things to Do in Sanibel Island|

Girls, 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.