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Sanibel overview

Visitors to Sanibel speak favorably about this relaxing city's beaches and natural setting. You'll enjoy the great outdoors and activities like bird watching and biking. You can take in the local culture of Sanibel at Bailey - Matthews Shell Museum and Sanibel Historical Museum and Village. A stop at other sights like Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife and Sanibel Historical Village and Museum will create memories.

Where to stay in Sanibel

Whether you're planning a longer vacation or a weekend getaway, Sanibel has the right hotel for you. There are 188 hotels in Sanibel and you can shop as many as 262 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%. We have room prices starting at 49 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Sanibel as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 6 5-star hotels from 229 USD per night
  • • 280 4-star hotels from 119 USD per night
  • • 427 3-star hotels from 74 USD per night
  • • 40 2-star hotels from 55 USD per night

How to get to Sanibel

Fly into Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.), 21.6 mi (34.7 km) from the heart of Sanibel.

What to see around Sanibel

Fun excursions can include a visit to:
  • • Dunes Golf and Tennis Club
  • • Castaways Marina
The area is recognized for its natural setting, offering these places to visit:
  • • Gulfside City Park
  • • Bowman's Beach
  • • J. N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge
  • • Causeway Islands Park B
Highlights of the area include:
  • • Bailey - Matthews Shell Museum
  • • Sanibel Historical Museum and Village
  • • Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife
  • • Sanibel Historical Village and Museum
  • • BIG Arts Center

When to visit Sanibel

If you're beginning to plan your holiday, you may be wondering when is the best time of year to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 82°F day, 53°F night
  • • April-June: 92°F day, 61°F night
  • • July-September: 92°F day, 73°F night
  • • October-December: 89°F day, 54°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 7.05 inches
  • • April-June: 14.88 inches
  • • July-September: 27.52 inches
  • • October-December: 6.54 inches

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