Things to see and do - Sanibel
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Sanibel Travel guide
Sanibel : Michelin's recommendations
Sparkling Gulf Coast beaches, boutiques and restaurants charm visitors to Sanibel Island and neighboring Captiva Island. Conservation groups lobbied hard to preserve Sanibel's pristine wilderness from development, resulting in a jewel of a wildlife refuge that encompasses nearly a third of the island's total acreage. Within easy reach of Fort Myers, Sanibel is extremely popular with tourists, particularly in winter.
Tourist attractions Sanibel : Things to see and do
1 Wildlife Dr USA - Sanibel FL 33957
A showcase of barrier-island wildlife abounds here in canals, bogs, inlets, mangrove swamps and upland forests. Begin at the visitor center, where displays and videos offer insight into the natural history of the 6,300-acre refuge. For a glimpse of a..
3075 Sanibel-Captiva Rd. USA - Sanibel FL 33957
This attractive stucco building houses a reference collection of some two million shells with displays ranging from a description of the geographic location of shells worldwide to the variety of mollusks that can be found on Sanibel and Captiva. Exhi..
3333 Sanibel-Captiva Rd. USA - Sanibel FL 33957
This 247-acre site surrounds a nature center containing a touch tank and informative displays on wetlands ecology. Out front is a native plant nursery; behind the center, nearly 5mi of boardwalk trails wind through wetland and upland habitats. One wa..
3345 West Gulf Drive USA - Sanibel FL FL 33957
Situated on the Gulf of Mexico, this Sanibel, Florida resort rests on a 500-foot stretch of private beachfront property. It features an outdoor pool, on-site restaurant and tennis courts. Soundproofed rooms offer free Wi-Fi. A private patio with a..
4819 Tradewinds Drive USA - Sanibel FL FL 33957
Located just steps from the Gulf of Mexico on Sanibel Island, Tropical Winds Beachfront Motel and Cottages offers a private beach and an outdoor pool. Its spacious cottages feature a patio with an ocean view. The white, one-bedroom cottages are equi..
3111 West Gulf Drive USA - Sanibel FL FL 33957
This southern Florida hotel is located on 10 acres of Sanibel Island. It has 550 feet of private beach, an outdoor pool, tennis courts, and an on-site restaurant. All rooms at the Island Inn have a seating area, flat-screen cable TV, and microwave. ..