At the Holiday Inn Sanibel Island, activities and attractions can be found on and off the island. We offer beachfront accommodations and close proximity to several attractions. Guests can enjoy a range of activities, from the Sanibel Island Lighthouse to shows at The Schoolhouse Theater. Aside from the tropical beauty of Sanibel Island, entertainment is easy to find in the galleries, clubs, museums and parks that fill the area. Discover your own fun in Sanibel!
Thomas Edison & Henry Ford Estates
2350 McGregor Boulevard
Take a peak into the private lives of two of history’s most famous Americans. Inventor Thomas Edison and automotive giant Henry Ford lived as neighbors in these winter estates, which are beautifully preserved and offer an interesting tour that highlights Sanibel Island history.
Sanibel Historical Village & Museum
850 Dunlop Road
A collection of turn-of-the-century buildings that reflect the pioneer families of Sanibel Island. History is wonderfully preserved in Bailey’s General Store, “Morning Glories” (a Sears-Roebuck catalog home), Miss Charlotta’s Tea Room, the Burnap Cottage and the island’s original schoolhouse. Call for seasonal hours.
Sanibel Island Lighthouse
Built in 1884, the lighthouse is a famous Sanibel landmark that speaks of the island’s rich history. Though the Sanibel Island lighthouse is not open to visitors, you can tour the surrounding property, including the fishing pier and beach. The Sanibel Island lighthouse is a tourist favorite.
Sanibel Island entertainment includes a rich cultural community that entertains as well as enriches. Be sure to set aside a night for seeing a show at our local theaters.
Herb Strauss Theatre
2200 Periwinkle Way
One of the top Sanibel Island activities is checking out the growing art scene. Here are some galleries that show off local talent as well as global artists.
Island Style Gallery
2075 Periwinkle Way
Aboriginals, Art of the First Person
2340 Periwinkle Way , Suite H
B.I.G. ARTS (Barrier Island Group For The Arts)
900 Dunlop Road
Sanibel Art & Frame
2460 Palm Ridge Road
Tower Gallery Cooperative
751 Tarpon Bay Rd
Tin Can Alley Gallery
2480 Library Way
Pack a lunch and grab your walking shoes and enjoy these great Sanibel Island parks and all the beauty that they offer.
1119 Periwinkle Way
Lynn Hall Memorial Park
950 Estero Boulevard
Bodwitch Point Regional Park
50 Estero Boulevard
Enjoy these great Sanibel Island restaurants and dining establishments. If you would like to suggest a restaurant on the island, please feel free to contact us.
1223 Periwinkle Way
2163 Periwinkle Way
11509 Andy Rosse Lane
11506 Any Rosse Lane
11546 Andy Rosse Lane
With beachfront accommodations close to a wealth of Sanibel Island activities, this Holiday Inn resort is perfect for leisure and pleasure. Stay with us and take in the Sanibel Island history, culture, and entertainment.