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Trip Planning

Plan your Sanibel and Captiva Island vacation with us. Our trip planning guides will help you create your next dream vacation to Southwest Florida. There are so many things to do in the area, whether you want to spend all your time on the beach, attend local events, or explore wildlife

Kayaking in Sanibel FL

Dive into the magic of a month-long stay on Sanibel Island. Nestled amidst the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico, Sanibel beckons with its pristine beaches, lush landscapes, and laid-back charm, offering an idyllic retreat for those seeking respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

A Month-Long Stay on Sanibel Island

Sanibel Beach Summer

Embrace the Summer Serenity: Discover the Benefits of Visiting Sanibel Island in the Summer Months

beach chairs on sanibel island

National Book Direct Day is February 5 and we are offering discounts to travelers who take advantage and book their stay with us on Sanibel Island or Captiva Island.

If you have visited Sanibel in the past you know about no-see-ums! They are tiny biting bugs that live near water. They are so small that they are not visible to the naked eye, hence their name! No-see-ums are common in many areas of Florida and any tropical body of land where there is water nearby.

couple singing in car

Do your 2021 vacation plans include a road trip? Located in Southwest Florida, Sanibel Island is the perfect final destination for road trips through the Sunshine State.

sanibel island wedding planning

When you're planning a dream wedding, Sanibel Island is the perfect choice of location. Not only do we want to make sure your wedding is perfect, we don't want the planning to stress you out so here are some local resources to make wedding planning an ocean breeze. 

Parking in new places can often bring about unwanted stress during your vacation. To help ease your worries about parking on Sanibel Island, read our guide to Sanibel Island beach parking. We’ll discuss where you can find public parking, accessible parking, and free parking on Sanibel Island. 

The Sanibel Causeway toll booths continue to be unmanned. What does this mean to you as a visitor to Sanibel & Captiva Islands? Tolls can be paid using a compatible prepaid transponder or through the pay-by-plate system. When you pass through the Sanibel Causeway toll plaza, there is no need to stop to pay your toll.

Sanibel Island is a quiet and laid-back beach destination that is the perfect escape from the daily grind. The small islands of Sanibel and Captiva boast rich wildlife and untamed nature that is hard to find elsewhere. Being outside is a way of life here, and there are so many ways to explore the land and water of Southwest Florida.