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Sanibel Island Golfing

NOTICE: Some information on these pages are pre-Hurricane Ian and may not be fully up-to-date. What could be better than a round of your favorite game amid the stunning landscape and relaxed atmosphere of Sanibel Island? Sanibel Island’s courses offer a great environment to test your golf skills as well as relax and unwind with […]

Sanibel Island Cruise Line

Looking for an intimate experience with the beautiful surroundings of Southwest Florida? Plan a private trip on one of our 30ft Century boats with only your closest friends and family. Choose from 2, 3 & 4 hour Cayo Costa excursions or a 1.5 hour dolphin and sightseeing bay cruise. We stock our vessels with a […]

Sanibel Beach Walks

Experience Shelling on Our Sanibel Beach Walks An exclusive amenity to Island Inn guests is complimentary attendance to our Marine Biologist led Sanibel beach walks. Hosted right here on the Island Inn’s 550 feet of pristine beach and led by the world-renowned staff of the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, you’ll learn about the various types of beautiful […]

Fort Myers Beach Main Street Parking

Fort Myers Beach Main Street Parking is a great opportunity to save some money on parking and take the hassle of finding a parking spot on the beach. Park your car in one of the 50 spaces inside of the lot located at the western foot of the Matanzas Pass Bridge for free. Then, take […]

Lynn Hall Memorial Park

Located right next to the “Times Square” section on Fort Myers Beach, Florida. As you would expect from this location, there is lots to do and plenty of park amenities. Along with shelters with picnic tables and grills there are outdoor rinse off showers, restrooms with changing facilities and a nice play area for children. […]

Estero Island Beach Access – Fort Myers

Estero Island Beach has five different beach accesses. These accesses have no parking and are for foot traffic only. Parking for the beach is located on Estero Blvd north of the Matanzas Bridge. This is a very congested area. Get Directions to Estero Island Beach Below: Between 50 and 950 Estero Blvd. Fort Myers Beach, […]

Bowditch Point Park

Bowditch Park is a 17-acre beachfront park situated on the sandy shores of Fort Myers Beach, Florida. It is known for its heavy vegetation, un-crowded beaches and amenity rich facilities. These amenities include picnic tables, grills, restrooms, outside rinse showers and changing rooms. Along with beach activities there is also hiking trails. Parking for the […]

San Carlos Bay & Bunche Beach Preserve

San Carlos Bay & Bunche Beach Preserve is a great place to view the many species of birds and fauna native to Southwest Florida. The preserve includes over 719-acres of beach and wetland. Activities include bird watching, swimming, photography, walking, wading, paddling, viewing wildlife, fishing and educational activities. Bunche Beach Preseve is a designated Great […]

Causeway Islands

The Causeway Islands are a series of islands that link Sanibel Island to the Florida mainland. They bisect San Carlos Bay a short distance from the mouth of the Caloosahatchee River and allow bay and gulf side access. These beaches are prime real estate for every beach going activity including picnicking, windsurfing, shelling, swimming, fishing […]

Captiva Cruises

Captiva Cruises has been in business for over 34 years providing tours and cruises for southwest Florida. With an entire fleet of vessels Sanibel Cruises offers a variety of cruises. All the cruises that are offered honor the islands’ history of conservation and legacy of environmental education. Cruises and Tours include: The Dolphin Watch & […]

Lighthouse Beach

Lighthouse beach attracts visitors from all over the world. The main attraction is the lighthouse, which stands 120 feet above sea level and was competed in 1884. You cannot enter the lighthouse; however, you may roam the grounds and take all the pictures you want. Along with the lighthouse, there are attractions at the beach […]

Turner Beach

Turner Beach is a very popular destination for Sanibel Island visitors. Excellent fishing grounds, plenty of seashells, gorgeous sunsets and more make for a great time. Located on both sides of the Blind Pass Bridge, the currents here are strong so swimming is not recommended, but shelling is a must! Parking for the beach is […]

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Sanibel Thriller

Want a tour with a little more excitement to it? Welcome to the Sanibel Thriller! This boat tour can safely be labeled as Sanibel and Captiva Island’s most exciting boat tour The boat is a gorgeous diesel powered 55′ motor yacht that is fast as it is big. Although fast and thrilling you can be […]

C.R.O.W. Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife

CROW operates a veterinary hospital, educational program and public visitor education center on a 12.5-acre campus on Sanibel Island, Florida. The organization’s primary mission is the rescue, care, rehabilitation and eventual release back to the wild of sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. Inherent in this mission is the education of adults and children, encouraging them […]

Everglades Day Safari Ecotour

Experience the Florida Everglades! Everglades Day Safari Eco tour offers the area’s only full day guided tour of the Florida Everglades. The tour includes an airboat ride to see alligators and many species of birds, a boat cruise through the Everglades National Park to see manatee, dolphin and sea turtles, lunch and more!

Boca Grande Beaches

Boca Grande beaches are the perfect place for those who want a more primitive beach going experience. Located on Gasparilla Island, north of Sanibel Island, Boca Grande consists of 14 Gulf of Mexico beach locations and 11 bay side locations. Not all beach locations have swimming access however, all offer stunningly remote views. Parking is […]

Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation

The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation manages more than 1,300 acres of land on Sanibel Island. The SCCF’s many educational programs include beach and rail walks, boat tours, wading trips, kayak tours and classroom-based activities. Be sure to visit the SCCF nature center complete with four miles of trails, an observation tower, a touch tank, butterfly house […]

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Sanibel Island Fishing

The marine life of Sanibel Island is abundant and thriving. The warm waters of the gulf provide great breeding and living grounds for many species of fish including redfish, speckled trout, snook, tarpon and more. Fishing charters are available for all skill levels; don’t let the opportunity of a lifetime pass you by. Book a […]

Alison Hagerup Beach Park

as one of the most romantic beaches in Florida, Alison Hagerup Beach is a popular destination for Sanibel Island visitors. The park is the northern most public access beach on Captiva Island. This location provides beautiful sunsets and lasting memories. Parking is limited and the parking lot is open 7AM to 7PM and costs $3.00 […]

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J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge

The J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island is one attraction not to pass up. With an amazing 6,482 total acres of land on Sanibel dedicated to nature preservation, this refuge is home to about 250 species of birds and other animals including Roseate Spoonbills, American alligators, , Bald Eagles, Wood Storks, Ospreys, Reddish Egrets, […]

Andy Rosse Lane Park

Located on the middle of Captiva Island, Andy Ross Lane Park is a great place to launch a paddle craft from. It is a busy area, so parking can be tough. Get Directions to Andy Rosse Lane Park Below: 11570 Andy Rosse Lane Captiva, FL 33924 View Sanibel Island Beaches in a larger map

Gulfside Park & Algiers Beach

  Gulfside Park, AKA Algiers Beach, is a long beach great for shelling and long strolls along the Gulf of Mexico. Like Turner Bay Beach it is centrally located and its waters are shielded from any strong currents. This makes for great swimming conditions. If you follow the bike path from the park you will […]

Bowman’s Beach

  If you’re looking for privacy, Bowman’s Beach is the Sanibel Island Beach for you. At Bowman’s Beach you will find large expanses of beach without a soul in sight. All the space makes for great shelling and long walks. Speaking of walks there is a 1/4 mile walk from the parking lot to the […]

Adventures In Paradise

Open since 1986, Adventures in Paradise Cruises has been providing Sanibel Island with a cadre of tours and cruises through the islands waterways. Adventures in Paradise has cruises and tours designed for wild sea life watches, shelling, fishing, private parties, Kayaking, weddings, and more! See dolphins, manatee, sea otters, seahorses and more throughout the waters […]

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Bicycling at the Island Inn

Biking on Sanibel Island Sanibel and Captiva islands are a great place to give your car a rest and go for a relaxing bike ride along the trails. Sanibel Island’s 23-mile bike path takes you just about anywhere you want to go. With an average elevation of four feet, the island’s geography makes biking practically […]

Thomas Edison & Henry Ford Winter Estates

Come visit the winter residences of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. These neighboring properties are located in Downtown Fort Myers, Florida and are a spectacular walk back to bygone era. They provided these great men a place to work, relax and enjoy the company of each other loved ones and family. Both properties are next […]