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Sanibel Island Condo

  • 1
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children

$228.00

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Sanibel Island Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“This was our second visit to Sanibel. Our condo was comfortable, clean and beautifully decorated. The grounds were quiet and well maintained. The salt water pool was quiet and relaxing. I highly recommend this condo and complex. Only downside...”
- Review left on 12/19/2016

$283.00

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Sanibel Island Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • 30 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
“We absolutely loved our stay at Isle of Palm. We had never been before and just loved the beach and area. The condo was perfect for our small family of four. It was right on the beach and right next to the pool and the views were outstanding. Couldn'...”
- Review left on 04/07/2016

$363.00

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Sanibel Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Child friendly

$154.00

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Sanibel Island Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$182.00

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Sanibel Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Child friendly

$245.00

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Fort Myers Condo - 17.6 miles away

  • 1
  • 2
  • 30 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
“The condo we rented for 2 weeks was immaculate and very comfortable. It was stocked with everything you could need, almost as if it were your own home. The owners were responsive in communicating with us. The only negative issue was one that...”
- Review left on 11/05/2015

$65.00

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Estero Condo - 18 miles away

  • 3
  • 8
  • 90 nights min
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“We loved our stay at the Villagio! The condo was very clean, nicely furnished, and provided everything we needed. It was very easy to get to both Bonita Beach and Fort Myers Beach. It is located very close to great shopping and restaurants. It...”
- Review left on 10/30/2014

$126.00

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Bonita Springs House - 19.6 miles away

  • 2
  • 6
  • 90 nights min
  • Nearest beach 6 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 48 minutes

“We loved our vacation home in Bonita Springs, Florida! The house was beautiful, grounds beautiful, and gorgeous pool with a pond view.. This was our best Florida vacation ever! Hope to stay again soon! Annetta and Bill Tucker”
- Review left on 01/25/2016

$264.00

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Cape Coral Villa - 9.6 miles away

  • 4
  • 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

$108.00

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Fort Myers Beach House - 8 miles away

  • 4
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Swimming pool
“Our stay at Siesta Isle was wonderful. The house is beautiful and supplied with everything anyone would need during a stay. The location is perfect for activities on or off the island The pool and the large dock are great features that we took...”
- Review left on 10/07/2015

$401.00

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Cape Coral Condo - 15.5 miles away

  • 3
  • 6
  • 30 nights min
  • Nearest beach 11 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

$115.00

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Fort Myers House - 18.7 miles away

  • 3
  • 6
  • 30 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

Responds fast! Avg. 7 minutes

$306.00

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Naples House - 19.7 miles away

  • 3
  • 7
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Swimming pool

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 51 minutes

$315.00

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Fort Myers Beach Condo - 11.2 miles away

  • 3
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“we really enjoyed the short walk to the beach, the large heated pool, the lovely bbq areas and the cleanliness of the whole complex. only downside is small kitchen but the outside bbq area made up for that. Really loved access to ground floor locker...”
- Review left on 01/08/2017

$201.00

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Fort Myers Beach Condo - 8.4 miles away

  • 2
  • 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

$252.00

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Fort Myers Condo - 17.6 miles away

  • 2
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“The Condo is large and the master bedroom is big. It is also well equiped with plenty of dishes and towels. We have appreciate the nice and openplan dining room with the living room, as well as the beautiful carpet that goes even up to the bedrooms....”
- Review left on 04/10/2016

$115.00

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Bonita Springs House - 18.6 miles away

  • 3
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 mi
  • Swimming pool
“Easy contact and easy to set up. House was as pictured, great location, great pool, well maintained. Great for a family. Spacious. Updated Kitchen. Will stay again. Very easy access, not a problem I would highly recommend. Any questions feel free to...”
- Review left on 01/05/2017

$230.00

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Cape Coral House - 12.9 miles away

  • 2
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“this 2 bed. condo was beautifully decorated and had all the amenities that anyone could need. The accommodations were in a wonderful location in cape coral. We would definitely recommend this condo to anyone looking for a nice 2 bed, 2 bath unit for...”
- Review left on 01/05/2014

$213.00

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Fort Myers Beach Condo - 11.2 miles away

  • 2
  • 4
  • 14 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Swimming pool

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 25 minutes

“My husband and two boys 7 and 9 spent our 2 week xmas break at the Riviera. The location is really nice, because it's at the south end of the island away from seasonal traffic and crowded beaches. It's a much nicer clientele at that end too. Publix...”
- Review left on 01/06/2017

$180.00

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Cape Coral Villa - 10 miles away

  • 4
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 mi
  • Swimming pool

$414.00

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Cape Coral Villa - 13 miles away

  • 3
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

$130.00

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Cape Coral Villa - 11.1 miles away

  • 4
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$336.00

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Fort Myers Condo - 5.4 miles away

  • 2
  • 4
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Swimming pool
“This was an anniversary trip and our first visit to Sanibel. We carefully considered many Condos and selected Sanibel Bay View, we are happy we did! Over the years we have stayed in many hotels and condos and I must say this was the cleanest ever...”
- Review left on 04/30/2018

$180.00

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Cape Coral Villa - 12.9 miles away

  • 3
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 9 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

$230.00

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Cape Coral Villa - 10.6 miles away

  • 3
  • 8
  • 30 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

$363.00

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Fort Myers Beach Condo - 7.4 miles away

  • 1
  • 4
  • min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

Responds fast! Avg. 26 minutes

“Everything about the rental unit was as stated. The location is perfect because it is very hard to park with Times Square only a short walk away. One small problem is that the air conditioning either has to be on or off, there seems to be no way to...”
- Review left on 11/07/2016

$68.00

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Cape Coral Villa - 12.1 miles away

  • 3
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

$121.00

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Fort Myers Beach Condo - 8.4 miles away

  • 2
  • 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Ask about children
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 43 minutes

“To say our stay was delightful is an understatement. It is truly turnkey furnished and every room is beautifully decorated from the front door to the back. Choice of views from 2 separate balconies and many beach items that made our day at the beach...”
- Review left on 12/06/2016

$252.00

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Cape Coral Villa - 9.7 miles away

  • 3
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 mi
  • Swimming pool

$298.00

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Cape Coral Villa - 12.2 miles away

  • 4
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 24 mi
  • Swimming pool

$287.00

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Bonita Springs House - 18.4 miles away

  • 3
  • 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 mi
  • Swimming pool

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 37 minutes

“The home was very nice and we really enjoyed the pool and canal. It was not cleaned when we arrived. We spent several hours cleaning it up. However, midweek I did get an email from the owner apologizing. I do feel that the cleaning fee I paid should...”
- Review left on 08/05/2016

$144.00

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Cape Coral Villa - 9.2 miles away

  • 3
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly

$286.00

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Cape Coral Villa - 11.2 miles away

  • 3
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 mi
  • Swimming pool

$279.00

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Cape Coral Villa - 9.5 miles away

  • 4
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask about children
  • Pet friendly
“This was our first time to Cape Coral and it was overwhelming trying to select a vacation home because there were so many lovely homes to chose from. We selected the perfect house for our family with Villa Luxury! It is a true stand out on the...”
- Review left on 08/13/2016

$318.00

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Cape Coral House - 11.3 miles away

  • 3
  • 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Nearest beach 24 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“We were able to book this rental 'last minute' for our kids spring break. Ivan and property manager were both super to work with and so very kind and accommodating!! Our family of four enjoyed the awesome yard and pool the most, although house was...”
- Review left on 04/22/2017

$137.00

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Cape Coral Villa - 14.3 miles away

  • 3
  • 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 35 minutes

“We come to Florida every year and book different rental properties. This house was by far the most AMAZING house we have ever rented!!! Absolutely beautiful! The owner was awesome and fast at responding. I would recommend this house to everyone...”
- Review left on 09/02/2016

$138.00

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Cape Coral Villa - 14.6 miles away

  • 3
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$138.00

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Cape Coral Villa - 11.1 miles away

  • 3
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$197.00

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Cape Coral Villa - 11.5 miles away

  • 3
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$185.00

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About Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island Travel Tips

If laid-back time on the beach in the sun fits your vacation itinerary, Sanibel Island might be the perfect destination for you and your family. With beautiful beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, Sanibel Island offers a luxurious vacation experience. Plenty of Sanibel Island rentals abound, many available online and by owner at Vacation Home Rentals. Browse our site for some of the best vacation rentals Sanibel Island has to offer.

Attractions

Explore the many Sanibel Island rentals available so you can enjoy the attractions in the area. Whether your family prefers active pursuits or relaxing on the beach, Sanibel Island has something for you.
  • Boat Cruises: Venture out onto the Gulf waters on a boat cruise. You can enjoy a narrated tour to experience the beauty and learn about the area. The Sanibel Thriller embarks from the Sanibel Marina. Expect to spot marine wildlife such as dolphins and blue herons while you’re out.
  • Sports: Sports activities abound in the Sanibel Island area. Rent bikes to tour the area on two wheels. Kayak and canoe rental is also available. Explore the water on a stand-up paddle board and get exercise at the same time. Golfers can enjoy Sanibel Island’s scenic courses, with ocean views while you navigate the courses.
  • Beach Activities: Shelling on the beach is a popular activity on Sanibel Island. Step out of one of the luxurious Sanibel Island vacation rentals to enjoy a pristine beach. The island boasts over 400 different shell species, making it a premier spot for finding rare beauties. Sanibel’s geographic location makes it ideal for shelling. You might even find the coveted conch shell on the beaches of Sanibel.
  • Shops and Galleries: Visit the many art galleries and shops on Sanibel Island. You’ll find driftwood and shell art native to the area. Shops and galleries also feature oil and watercolor paintings, pottery, glass, and jewelry handcrafted from local artists.

Events

Choose an event and save the date so you’re in Sanibel Island at the right time. This island community has plenty of events planned throughout the year. Choose from the many Sanibel Island condo rentals available for your family, located conveniently near the planned events.
  • Island Hopper Songwriter Fest: In late September and early October, Sanibel Island hops with the Island Hopper Songwriter Fest. Book one of the Sanibel Island house rentals and attend free music shows scheduled over two weekends. Get to know bands and artists in this laid-back, intimate setting.
  • National Public Lands Day: Sanibel Island celebrates National Public Lands Day in late September. Explore the island on a guided hike, attend recycled craft programs, and watch a showing of “Addicted to Plastic” to learn about the dangers of disposable plastic bottles in the ocean.
  • Ding Darling Days: Visit Sanibel Beach in October for a week of Ding Darling Days. Sanibel Island vacation rentals provide easy access to the beach events. With a focus on ecology and the environment, you can enjoy family activities such as kayaking tours, tram tours, wildlife presentations, and a conservation art day.
  • Luminary Night: Celebrate the holiday season at Sanibel Island’s Luminary Night. Held each year during the first weekend in December, merchants along Periwinkle Way line the street with paper bag luminaries. Enjoy refreshments and extended shopping hours to spread holiday cheer.
  • New Year’s Eve: Ring in the New Year on Sanibel Island. Spread a blanket and sit on the Lighthouse Beach for a clear view of fireworks over the Gulf set off in nearby Fort Myers, FL. The Sanibel Recreation Center plans a night of family fun on New Year’s Eve with activities for the entire family to enjoy.

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Sanibel Island provides the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of Florida. With soft, warm surf and some of the best shelling you'll find, this small community seaside paradise will become a favorite destination. Sanibel Island vacation rentals not only provide the perfect getaway, they help visitors imagine what it would be like to own a little slice of perfection.  

Things to Do

Beach life is the main draw of this town. Unlike many of Florida's beach communities, this one still has a quiet appeal. The crystal clear waters provide new treasures daily with some of the best shelling in Florida, while the powdery sands and gentle surf make most beach goers' dream vacations a reality. The Sanibel Island lighthouse is also a top draw as well as the J.N. (Ding) Darling National Wildlife Refuge. The Herb Strauss Schoolhouse Theatre is an unexpected gem in this seaside community.

Transit

While most people arrive by car (there is a steep toll of $6 on the Sanibel Island Causeway Bridge so people don't just come to look around for a few minutes), Sanibel is the type of community that once you are there you can walk and bike everywhere you need to go. The roads and drivers are biker friendly with bike paths and bike rental shops everywhere. The low speed limits on the island also make bikers and pedestrians feel more comfortable around automobiles.
A car allows you to leave your Sanibel Island vacation rental and explore Captiva and nearby Ft. Meyers and Ft. Meyers Beach, with its much more raucous and livelier nightlife and beach front bars that draw a young crowd.

Climate

Sanibel Island boasts plenty of warm weather year round. It's not uncommon for temps to stay in the 70s throughout most of the winter, with 50s as the lows. Summer temps soar into the high 80s to low 90s but there's generally a breeze along the coast. Sanibel Island, like most islands in Florida, has strict evacuation rules for non-residents during hurricanes, so if you want to avoid this, it's best to plan your trip outside of the most active parts of the season from July-September.

Events

Life on the island is the kind of quiet that most people long for and it's not the type of area that brings a lot of spring breakers. However, in March, the island is host to the Sanibel Music Festival but it's not the kind of festival to attract a lot of tour busses and cult followings. This music festival focuses on classical music with a week of exquisite music concerts at reasonable prices.

Shopping

Sanibel Island doesn't have a big suburban mall but it does have Periwinkle Way with the shopping areas of Periwinkle Place and Tahitian Garden. These collections of stores offer a number of charming souvenirs and tributes to the casual island lifestyle.
Life on Sanibel Island is deliciously laid back and different from the usual busy beach towns. A Sanibel Island vacation rental allows you to enjoy the island lifestyle without paying the price tag of ownership in paradise.
 
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