Sanibel Island Things to Do

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A Sensational Summer Begins in Sanibel: 5 Fun Events to Get You Started

Sanibel Island is the vacation destination of your dreams. Between the crystal clear waters and the breathtaking plant and animal life, there’s always something to see outdoors. Inside attractions are just as great, from interesting historical sites to fun shops and restaurants. Summer in Sanibel is an exciting time, and there’s sure to be a new activity every week! Here ... Read More »


Dolphins swimming along the boat during a cruise on Captiva Island

Looking for Manatees and Dolphins on Captiva Island

Located just off the coast of Florida, Captiva Island has long been a well-kept secret among tourist destinations in the state. One of the best reasons to visit this gorgeous area is wildlife. You’ll find an unbelievable variety of native animals all over the island, but perhaps the most intriguing is the dolphins and manatees. These elusive creatures appear on ... Read More »


Typewriter at the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village

3 Important Landmarks of Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island, Florida, is an oasis like none other. Known for its phenomenal wildlife and incredible shelling, this area is great for a romantic getaway with your sweetheart or a fun family vacation. We have both north Captiva Island rentals and Sanibel Island beachfront rentals for you to review so you can stay at the island you love the most. ... Read More »


Here is a guide of Sanibel and Captiva Islands beaches to find the best places to lounge out, the costs of getting there, and how far they are from our rentals.

Beaches of Sanibel and Captiva Islands

Sanibel is a barrier island sanctuary, filled with stunning attractions and exciting things to do. What makes Sanibel so captivating is, of course, its isolated and epic beaches. We look at the beaches of Sanibel, and its sister island Captiva, to find the best places to lounge out, the costs to getting there, and how far they are from our ... Read More »


A map of Sanibel Island Beach parking

Public and Free Parking on Sanibel Island

If you are navigating around a new area, one of the more frustrating concerns may be parking. Is it free? If you have to pay, how? Where can you park? Where can’t you park? It may be hard to find quick answers to these questions when you are trying to hit all the attractions, compete with traffic, and get to ... Read More »


Reading best books on vacation in Sanibel and Capitva Island

Best Books to Read on the Beach (Spring Best Sellers)

We have some wonderful vacation rentals near Sanibel & Captiva Islands just for you. When staying with us, you can live the dream. Wander down to the beach with a book in hand, and soak in the sun as you get lost in a story. A beach vacation on Sanibel or Captiva Island rarely gets better than that. Below we ... Read More »


Family-friendly surfing Sanibel and Captiva Island

Surfing, Bodyboarding, and Paddleboarding… What’s Best?

In one corner, surfers, in a deep spiritual connection to the boards they use to scale and soar through the waves with peaceful focus. In another corner, bodyboarders; who love the thrill of the big waves and the pursuit of the perfect flow. Finally, in the center of the ring, the paddle boarders, confused as to why there is a ... Read More »


There are so many fun things in Sanibel and Captiva Islands to do when it comes to water sports and fishing. One of the great ways for everyone on your trip to enjoy the area from the waves is by taking a fishing charter.

Fishing Charters Off Sanibel

There are so many fun things in Sanibel and Captiva Islands to do when it comes to water sports and fishing. One of the great ways for everyone on your trip to enjoy the area from the waves is by taking a fishing charter. All ages are welcome and everyone can find what they love most, from fishing to lounging ... Read More »


One of the best ways to explore Sanibel Island in an exciting way is to hop in a kayak and paddle your way through the mangrove forests around the area.

Kayak Tours off Sanibel

One of the best ways to explore Sanibel Island in an exciting way is to hop in a kayak and paddle your way through the mangrove forests around the area. Kayak tours can be one of the most fun things in Sanibel and Captiva Islands to do, and you won’t want to miss the chance to try it out during ... Read More »


Things to Do in the Winter at the Beach

Things to Do at the Beach During Winter

When the sun is glowing and the air is warm, there are few better places to be than the beach. It’s the ideal environment and the definitive locale for the summer. You can find a dizzying number of fun things in Sanibel and Captiva Islands to do without ever leaving their sandy shores. But what about the winter? What do ... Read More »