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About Sanibel & Captiva

About Sanibel & Captiva

A Sanibel Island or Captiva Island Vacation is a refreshing getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Whether your ideal island vacation includes quiet rest and relaxation or you have a more active itinerary in mind, the possibilities on Sanibel & Captiva Islands are nearly endless.

For a more relaxing day, you may want to visit our historic sites, museums, wildlife sanctuaries, quaint boutiques and eclectic galleries. Or, if more active days are on your mind, choose from lots of sporting activities including biking on 22 miles of trails, fishing for 50 kinds of fish, boating, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, jet skiing, golfing, or tennis. There’s plenty to keep you out in the sun and enjoying the beautiful weather on Sanibel Island & Captiva Island. Be sure to end your day taking in a picturesque sunset and maybe even catching a glimpse of the dolphins at play.

Sanibel Superlatives

Sanibel Island and Captiva are consistently rated among the top beaches and travel destinations in the world. Here are some recent accolades for Sanibel and Captiva Islands:

2014 – Family Fun Magazine – The Family Fun Travel Awards – Sanibel Island #1
2014 – USA Today – Deal Watch: Take the Family on Spring Break – Stroll the Beach
2014 – Fodor’s – Top 15 Budget-Friendly Spring Getaways
2013 – AAA’s official member publication, Home and Away mentions Island Vacations as the go-to for Sanibel vacation rentals in “Coming Out of Your Shell.”
2013 – Coastal Living – America’s Happiest Seaside Towns – Sanibel Island #3
2013 – Conde Nast – 5 Perfect Weekends in Florida – Sanibel & Captiva
2012 – USA Today – 10 Great Places for Families to Escape the Snow; and Best Beach Towns in Florida – Sanibel Island
2011 – Florida Monthly Magazine – Best Shelling – Sanibel Island, Captiva Island Honorable Mention
2011 – Frommer’s – Arthur Frommer’s 10 Favorite Travel Destinations – Sanibel Island #1
2011 – Conde Nast Traveler – Best Kayaking – Sanibel Island
2010 – Travel Channel – Top 10 Beaches in Florida – Sanibel Island and Captiva Island
2009 – Sherman’s Travel – Top 10 Secluded Beaches – Bowman’s Beach on Sanibel Island #1
2007 – National Geographic Traveler – The World’s Best Islands – Sanibel Island
2007 – Conde Nast Traveler – Top 10 North American Islands – Sanibel Island and Captiva Island
2007 – Country Living – America’s Best Beaches – Sanibel Island #2
2006 – Coastal Living Magazine – Top 10 Romantic Places – Sanibel and Captiva Islands #3
2006 – Life Magazine – 10 Perfect Island Getaways – Sanibel and Captiva
2004 – Travelocity’s Amy Ziff – Romantic Beaches – Captiva Beach #1
2003 – National Healthy Beaches Campaign – America’s Top 40 Healthy Beaches – Sanibel and Captiva Islands
and the list goes on…

Sanibel Island Awards

OUR LOCATION

1101 Periwinkle Way, Suite 108,
Sanibel, Florida 33957

Hours of Operation:
Mon - Thur: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fri - Sat: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Call: 239-472-7277 or 888-451-7277

E Mail:
reservations@sanibelislandvacations.com

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