Where to stay around Sanibel?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,326 holiday lettings near Sanibel. From 2,463 Flats to 2,220 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sanibel is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sanibel?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sanibel:

  • Gumbo Limbo: 42 holiday homes
  • Sanibel Harbours: 18 holiday homes
  • Sea Spray: 103 holiday homes
  • The Dunes: 501 holiday homes
  • Gulf Pines: 25 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sanibel?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sanibel. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sanibel and Captiva Island Visitor's Center: 7,752 holiday lettings
  • Sanibel Island Lighthouse: 8,971 holiday lettings
  • Island Inn: 3,869 holiday lettings
  • Sanibel Moorings Botanical Gardens: 8,872 holiday lettings
  • Sanibel Island Golf Club: 8,658 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sanibel listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Sanibel?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,463 Flats in Sanibel. Our other popular types of Sanibel holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 2,220 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 393 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 178 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sanibel?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4,173 holiday homes with pool available in Sanibel. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Travel to relaxing Sanibel

    The island views and wildlife create a pretty picture of Sanibel. This relaxing city attracts visitors thanks to its bird watching and cycling. Lovers Key State Park and Sun Splash Water Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

    Activities and attractions in and around Sanibel

    Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like bird watching and cycling. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Sanibel a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Sun Splash Water Park (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
    • Dunes Golf and Tennis Club (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
    • Jungle Golf Ft. Myers (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
    • Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
    • Royal Tee Golf Club (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
    • Palmetto-Pine Country Club (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)

    Seasonal weather in Sanibel

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Sanibel

    Sanibel is famous for its island views, breathtaking sunsets and wildlife. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Sanibel is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Lovers Key State Park (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
    • Barefoot Beach (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
    • Sanibel Captiva Island (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
    • Gulfside City Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Bowman's Beach (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
    • J. N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)