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Explore Periwinkle Place on Sanibel Island

When choosing the next vacation destination there are many things that travellers like to check off their lists. They are often looking for somewhere warm and sunny, with absolutely incredible beaches and relaxing environments. Many are looking for fun destinations with awesome shopping opportunities. Finally, many people will choose their vacation spots based on the type of food or dining experiences that they can expect. During your stay at some top-rated Captiva vacation rentals, you can experience the whole spectrum of things to do.

By visiting Sanibel Island, and more specifically Periwinkle Place, you can check everything off of your list and much more! 

The warm sun, the white sandy beaches, and the tepid turquoise waters are what draw people to the lovely Sanibel Island, but the things to do on Sanibel are what keep people coming back! Periwinkle place happens to account for a lot of vacation satisfaction! There are also incredible vacation condos in Sanibel for you to choose from, giving you even more of a reason to visit!

Overview of Periwinkle Place

Listed as one of the top attractions and highest-rated shopping destinations by the Lee County Visitors & Convention Bureau, it is no wonder why Periwinkle place is one of the highlights of visiting Sanibel Island. The shops are quaint and diverse, and the dining opportunities range from relaxed dining to fine dining. The best part is, with many of the shops and restaurants indoors this is the perfect place to visit regardless of the weather. 

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Sanibel Shopping

We guarantee that you will find plenty of shopping-related things to do in Sanibel Island and Periwinkle Place. Whether you are looking for something to give as a gift or something for yourself, there are so many places to choose from. There are lots of beauty and boutique outlets, clothing shops, candy and toy stores, and even some incredible jewelry shops as well! We are certain that you will have plenty of amazing finds while you are walking the shops of Periwinkle Place. 

If you are looking for other interesting things to do in Periwinkle Place, or on the island in general, then we suggest checking out our vacation ideas to see what other secrets activities can be found!


Depending on your mood you will be pleasantly surprised with the incredible options at the Blue Giraffe Restaurant. With incredible options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, they have creative and imaginative tropical recipes available to please every tastebud.

There are also multiple shops around Periwinkle Place that focus on special treats, gourmet food items, and fine quality olive oils. With so many incredible options at Periwinkle Place, finding places to eat in Sanibel will not be a problem. 

Relax at The Day Spa


While others may be enjoying the Sanibel Island family friendly activities, the adults can take a spa day. The Sanibel Day Spa, located in Periwinkle Place, is where everyone goes to enjoy some relaxing times either individual, or as a couple. The award-winning spa and salon services have been provided on the island for over 25 years. The treatments include massage therapy, advanced skincare treatments, couples massages, natural nail manicures and pedicures, gel 2-week manicures, and even hair removal. What better way to couple your relaxing stay at one of our luxurious Sanibel vacation rentals, than to enjoy a relaxing day of pampering at the spa.

Plan Your Next Visit

With some incredible Sanibel Island rentals, we have you covered. Whether you are looking for a get-away for you and your partner, or perhaps something for you and the family, we have rental properties available for every party size. Simply pick up the phone, call 800.793.3107 and let our incredible customer service team help you book your next amazing vacation on Sanibel Island.

Where to Stay?

With so many incredible things to do on Sanibel Island, and in Periwinkle Place, the only thing that you have left to worry about is finding an incredible place to call your home away from home during your stay.