Discover a selection of 6,000 holiday home rentals in Sanibel, FL, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Stayz holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at AU$ 269 per night, and holiday houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Sanibel. Either way, you'll find holiday accommodation for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Travel to relaxing Sanibel

The island views and wildlife create a pretty picture of Sanibel. This relaxing city attracts visitors thanks to its bird watching and cycling. Lovers Key State Park and Sun Splash Water Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, Stayz has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Sanibel

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like bird watching and cycling. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Sanibel a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sun Splash Water Park (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Dunes Golf and Tennis Club (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Jungle Golf Ft. Myers (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Royal Tee Golf Club (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Palmetto-Pine Country Club (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Sanibel

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Sanibel

Sanibel is famous for its island views, breathtaking sunsets and wildlife. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Sanibel is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lovers Key State Park (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Barefoot Beach (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
  • Sanibel Captiva Island (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Gulfside City Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Bowman's Beach (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • J. N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Sanibel

Fly into Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.), the closest airport, located 21.6 mi (34.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Naples, FL (APF-Naples Municipal), which is 28.8 mi (46.4 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Sanibel?

Our 2021 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,532 holiday rentals around Sanibel. From 2,736 holiday houses to 79 cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Sanibel is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sanibel?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sanibel:

  • Beachview Country Club Estates: 505 holiday homes
  • Murex Lakes: 119 holiday homes
  • Heron's Landing: 116 holiday homes
  • East Rocks: 29 holiday homes
  • Chateaux Sur Mer: 27 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sanibel?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Sanibel. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sanibel Historical Museum and Village: 8,896 holiday rentals
  • Woodring Point: 8,931 holiday rentals
  • Dunes Golf and Tennis Club: 9,373 holiday rentals
  • Castaways Marina: 7,508 holiday rentals
  • Gulfside City Park: 9,258 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sanibel listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sanibel?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 2,736 Houses in Sanibel. Our other popular types of Sanibel holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 79 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 2,605 holiday houses
  • Villas: 379 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sanibel?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4,625 holiday homes with pool available in Sanibel. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Sanibel

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