Contact us for special off-season discounts. Perfect for families, and pets are welcome at many hotels, condos and beaches. Whatever you like to do, you will find it on Sanibel Island.
The unique geographical orientation from east to west makes the beaches perfect for collecting shells from the Gulf of Mexico.
With no traffic lights, neon or high-rises, Sanibel has an authentic old-world Island charm. The Sanibel-Captiva Barrier Islands are a relatively new geological feature.
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It was formed within the last 6, years — a geological blink of an eye. The islands formed as a result of siltation and accretion, as sand was pushed onto the bedrock forming the sea floor at the edge of the mainland. Nearly half of the 12,acre island is designated for conservation and preservation.
This is most notably in the form of the J. Sanibel Island has been continuously inhabited since at least B. The Spaniards abandoned their colony in defeat and retreated to Cuba, where De Leon died from his wounds. Other legends claim the Island was named by the first mate of the famous pirate Gasparilla, after his beautiful lover Sanybel, whom he had left behind in Spain.
Sanibel Island Florida. Shelling and beachcombing the seashell capital of the world. Spring 2021
The first known appearance of a named location on the island is from a map dated from The map was labeled Puerto de S.
Furthermore, the historic lighthouse is located at Point Ybel, derived from the original name, Santa Ybel. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, a television in the lobby, and a picnic area.
Featured amenities include laundry facilities and a library. Free self parking is available onsite.
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Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 40 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchens with refrigerators and microwaves. The island is home to the J. The refuge is part of the largest undeveloped mangrove ecosystem in the United States and is world famous for its spectacular migratory bird populations.
Sanibel is also famous for its pristine white sand beaches, some of the finest shelling beaches in the world. Golf, tennis, boating excursions, a wide variety of water sports and excellent fishing are readily available.
The island is crisscrossed by 22 miles of paved bicycle trails, which you can explore using the 4 bicycles included in the unit for the exclusive use of our guests. Our unit is serviced by a rental management firm that will be available to attend to any needs you may have during your stay.
The unit is generally rented weekly, from Saturday through Saturday.