While Sanibel Island is known for its sandy beaches and tranquil waters, this little island off the coast of Florida has a rich history and a wealth of attractions. By renting from Sanibel Vacations, you will have a relaxing home base to return to after a day exploring the island or embarking on adventures like a fishing excursion or shelling on a beach. If you're traveling with history buffs, then be sure to leave plenty of time to learn about the history of Sanibel Island by visiting historical locations and attractions across the island. Your Sanibel Island Historic Landmark Checklist [...]
When you book a vacation rental with Sanibel Vacations, you'll enjoy all the comforts of home, including a fully stocked kitchen, in a tranquil destination. During your Sanibel Island getaway, enjoy a peaceful night after a full day of exploring by dining on a delicious home-cooked meal. However, one of the best parts about vacation is not having to do things you usually would at home, including cooking. There's no shortage of amazing restaurants around Sanibel Island, so why not get out and try them. The Top 5 Restaurants to Dine at on Sanibel Island From fresh seafood to delicious [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
The Annual Sanibel Shell Festival will return yet again to the 92-year-old Sanibel Community House and bicycle-friendly Periwinkle Way. Visitors have come to expect world-class shell art, marvelous shell collections, and sensational local discoveries. The Sanibel Community House is only a short walk or bicycle ride from dozens of our charming, modern Sanibel Island vacation rentals here at Sanibel Vacations.