A beloved boutique hotel on the edge of the Gulf of Mexico, Sanibel Island Beach Resort wraps guests in a warm embrace of Old Florida charm. Swaying palms and sandy beaches set the stage for days spent shelling, soaking up the sun, or taking a siesta in a shady hammock in the sand.

top reasons to stay with us

1 | Your Sanibel Sanctuary Awaits

  • Sway to the gentle rhythms of island life at Sanibel Island Beach Resort. Leave your everyday stresses behind as you soak up the sun, splash in the sea, and enjoy the serene escape of Sanibel.
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2 | You Love Shelling

Sanibel Island has been called one of the best shelling beaches in the world - and who are we to argue? We’ll send you on your way with a map to our favorite shelling beaches and directions to the must-see Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum.

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3 | Fun Florida Charm

If you love Florida’s classic charm, you’ll adore Sanibel Island Beach Resort. Our beachfront hotel is an inviting choice of accommodations with a colorful style and fun atmosphere, located right on the shore.


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3 | Eco-Tourism

Sanibel Island is beloved by eco-tourists, who revel in its sanctuary island status, pristine nature preserves (including the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge), miles of unspoiled beaches, grass meadows and mangrove stands.

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4 | We're Dog Friendly

Sanibel Island Beach Resort now welcomes your well-mannered pooch, because what kind of vacation would it be without your best friend? For further details regarding our pet policies

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  • "Great get-away"

    The hotel was in a good location, just a short walk to the beach. It was quiet and relaxing. There are two venues for food to chose from or you can drive to others around the island. Parking is free and you could rent bikes.
    - Karl C
  • “Seashells & sunrises!!”

    Had a fabulous time. The service was great. Our room had everything we needed---even beach & pool towels provided. Plenty of room towels. Couldn't have asked for more.
    - Mary S
  • "Relaxing"

    Great place to stay. Clean, beachfront property with Tiki bar, restaurant, complete with beach chairs and towels for resort guests. Shout out to Claudia at the front desk for keeping everything smooth from check in to check out. After 2 years.... Why go anywhere else?
    - edrewes1
  • “Just what we were looking for”

    The staff was very friendly. Everyone we met on the property greeted us.The tropical atmosphere was great. Loved the hammocks. The room was very clean. Beds were comfy. Can't beat the location. Enjoyed relaxing in the chairs provided on the beach, and walks for incredible shelling while watching dolphins. We'll definitely be back next year!
    - lovinwdw

Sanibel’s Seaside Sips

  • Tiki Bar Libations
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The Tiki Bar is always shaking up something sweet. Toast to the perfect vacation with a freshly made libation, just steps from the beach and pool.

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Weddings at Sanibel Island Beach Resort

Planning a family reunion or birthday getaway with your BFFs? We’ll help make it magical with top-notch dining and insider intel on our favorite attractions.

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1231 Middle Gulf Dr, Sanibel FL 33957
3075 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel FL 33957
1700 Bowmans Beach Rd, Sanibel FL 33957
1100 Par View Dr, Sanibel FL 33957
112 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel FL 33957

What’s nearby?

  • Sanibel Island Golf Club - 0.5 miles
  • Sanibel Lighthouse - 2.1 miles
  • Shell Museum - 3.5 miles
  • Bowman’s Beach - 8.4 miles
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