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Top 10 Hotels in Sanibel

Kona Kai Motel
3 out of 5
1539 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL
£111
per night
Dec 16 - Dec 17
4.4/5Excellent! (644 reviews)

"Very quiet, location is great. Easy access to everything. Overall avey nice relaxing experience. Would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 30 Nov 2019

Kona Kai Motel
Sanibel Inn
3 out of 5
937 E Gulf Drive, Sanibel, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£175
per night
Dec 17 - Dec 18
4.3/5Excellent! (1,702 reviews)

"Beach access and amenities were all waiting for us. Nice little hut bar right off the sand. Appreciated ceiling fans in bedroom and it’s own AC unit."…"

Reviewed on 13 Dec 2019

Sanibel Inn
Song of the Sea
3 out of 5
863 E Gulf Dr, Sanibel, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£228
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
4.4/5Wonderful! (989 reviews)

"The staff is super friendly. The beach is beautiful. All outside amenities are in top shape. The rooms need updating and our beds sagged so bad only one person could sleep on them. When I commented about how bad they were, they said they would be changing them out to new ones soon."…"

Reviewed on 8 Dec 2019

Song of the Sea
Anchor Inn and Cottages
2 out of 5
1245 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, Sanibel, FL
£82
per night
Dec 16 - Dec 17
4.1/5Very Good! (362 reviews)

"Nice athmosphere, a typical old Sanibel Hotel, nice room, good equiped, good location"…"

Reviewed on 12 Dec 2019

Anchor Inn and Cottages
Seaside Inn
3 out of 5
541 E Gulf Dr, Sanibel, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£141
per night
Dec 16 - Dec 17
4.3/5Excellent! (1,057 reviews)

"Walking distance to the beach and nice swimming pool. All the beach chairs were being used but hotel staff quickly brought out additional chairs when we asked."…"

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2019

Seaside Inn
Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages
2 out of 5
4819 Trade Winds Drive, Sanibel, FL
£91
per night
Dec 17 - Dec 18
4.1/5Very Good! (102 reviews)

"Our cottage was right on the beach, had a full kitchen and utensils to cook our own meals. The unit was updated and had a nice sized screened in porch, free parking and wifi. The place is perfect for a vacation with dogs, ours (10 and 100 lbs) were very happy. We will definitely be back!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2019

Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages
Sunset Beach Inn
3 out of 5
3287 West Gulf Dr, Sanibel, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£146
per night
Dec 16 - Dec 17
4/5Very Good! (1,287 reviews)

"You cannot get any closer to the beach. Great beach access. Older property that could use some updating but worth the price."…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2019

Sunset Beach Inn
West Wind Inn
3 out of 5
3345 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel, FL
£132
per night
Dec 16 - Dec 17
4.2/5Excellent! (2,003 reviews)

"Everyone was so friendly and wonderful! We had a spectacular stay!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Dec 2019

West Wind Inn
Waterside Inn on the Beach
2 out of 5
3033 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel, FL
£118
per night
Dec 16 - Dec 17
4.3/5Excellent! (444 reviews)

"Close access the samdy white beach, use of the beach chairs, and access to a gas grill for cooking. Friendly staff and gave good recommendations of places to eat at and places to see."…"

Reviewed on 11 Dec 2019

Waterside Inn on the Beach
Sundial Beach Resort & Spa
3 out of 5
1451 Middle Gulf Drive, Sanibel, FL
£194
per night
Dec 16 - Dec 17
4.2/5Excellent! (1,954 reviews)

"One of the easiest and restful vacations ive had the rooms clean pools and amenities were nice and food was excellent"…"

Reviewed on 9 Dec 2019

Sundial Beach Resort & Spa
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Visiting Sanibel

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Sanibel, and visitors give high marks for the beaches. Tourists to the city can also enjoy its relaxing setting. Top sights in the city include Bowman's Beach and Sanibel Island Lighthouse.

  • You'll find 4538 Expedia hotels and other accommodation options in the larger area of Fort Myers
  • The closest major airport is in Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.), 21.6 mi (34.7 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Naples, FL (APF-Naples Municipal), 28.8 mi (46.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Sanibel

Cultural venues in the city include Bailey - Matthews Shell Museum, Sanibel Historical Museum and Village and Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife. Notable city landmarks like Sanibel Island Lighthouse and Sanibel Historical Village and Museum might be worth a visit. The beaches and sunsets highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Bowman's Beach, Sanibel Island Southern Beach and J. N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge.

Popular places to visit around the area include Lovers Key State Park, located 13.8 mi (22.3 km) from the heart of the city, and Sun Splash Water Park, which is 14.8 mi/23.9 km away.

Dressing for Sanibel

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 28°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 12°C
  • From April to June, the average is 33°C during the day and 16°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 33°C during the day and 23°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 32°C as the daytime average and 12°C as the night-time average
  • About 1420.80 millimetres of rain falls on Sanibel each year
  • August and July are usually the hottest months averaging 33°C, while January and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 13°C

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