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Featured Motels in Sanibel

Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

Kona Kai Motel
Kona Kai Motel
3.0 out of 5.0 1539 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL
$99
4.4/5 (626 reviews)

It is well located.Great resturant near by great place

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2019
Situated on a river, this motel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Periwinkle Way and 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Sanibel Island Lighthouse. Sanibel Island Southern Beach and ...
Sunshine Island Inn
Sunshine Island Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 642 East Gulf Drive, Sanibel, FL
$129
4.1/5 (129 reviews)

We totally loved it. Everything was great, ocation, room, pool, beach access. We cant wait to go back.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019
Situated by the ocean, this motel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Sanibel Island Northern Beach and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Sanibel Island Lighthouse. Sanibel Island Southern ...
Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages
Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages
2.0 out of 5.0 4819 Trade Winds Drive, Sanibel, FL
$114
4.1/5 (98 reviews)

We did not want an upscale or deluxe high rise. We wanted an Old Florida family place so this was just right. Short path to the beach, screened porch to enjoy coffee in the morning and night cap in the evening. Other guests were laid back and pleasant to chat with.Quick car ride to the local market. ...

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2019
Offering direct access to the beach, this Tradewinds motel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Sanibel Island Southern Beach and 1.8 mi (3 km) from Bowman's Beach. J. N. ...
The Parrot Nest
The Parrot Nest
2.0 out of 5.0 1237 Anhinga Ln, Sanibel, FL
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4.4/5 (242 reviews)

Very quaint, and well maintained property. We absolutely loved it and will definitely be back.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2019
Situated by the ocean, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Sanibel Island Northern Beach and Sanibel Island Lighthouse. Sanibel Island Southern Beach and ...
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Sanibel Island Beach Resort

Sanibel Island Beach Resort

1231 Middle Gulf Dr, Sanibel, FL
    3.0 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.2 out of 5 (804 reviews)

    Sanibel Island Beach Resort$149

    Sep 16 - Sep 17

    Sanibel Island Beach Resort$149
    Sundial Beach Resort & Spa

    Sundial Beach Resort & Spa

    1451 Middle Gulf Drive, Sanibel, FL
      3.0 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.2 out of 5 (1903 reviews)

      Sundial Beach Resort & Spa$159

      Sep 16 - Sep 17

      Sundial Beach Resort & Spa$159

      Sanibel Motels for the Frugal Traveler

      You can select from 5 low-cost motels in Sanibel among more than 589 hotels and other lodging choices. These cheaper accommodations can help you cut costs when compared with traditional hotels, which have more amenities but ones you may never use.

      By saving on your room price, you can enjoy more of what Sanibel has to offer. Top sights include Bowman's Beach and Sanibel Island Lighthouse.

      Fun fact: The word "motel" was coined in 1925 in San Luis Obispo, California by the owner of the Milestone Mo-Tel. Often one or two stories tall, motel properties usually have exterior corridors overlooking the parking lot or an outdoor pool.


      Listed below are some of Expedia customers' recommended Sanibel motels to choose from:

      Kona Kai Motel

      • Stay within a short 6-minute drive of Sanibel Island Lighthouse.
      • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

      Sunshine Island Inn

      • An outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking are available during your stay.
      • It's located within a quick 3-minute drive of Sanibel Island Lighthouse.

      The Parrot Nest

      • Enjoy access to the laundry facilities, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
      • Stay within a quick 2-minute drive of Sanibel Island Lighthouse.

      Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages

      • It's located within a quick 1-minute drive of Bowman's Beach.
      • Free WiFi, free parking, and laundry facilities are available during your stay.

      THE Palmview AND Sandpiper Inns

      • Enjoy access to the free parking and picnic area.


      What to Do in Sanibel


      Those who've visited Sanibel love the beaches. Enjoy all there is to see and do in this relaxing area while you're out sightseeing.

      Must-see local attractions include:

      • Bowman's Beach
      • Sanibel Island Lighthouse

      These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

      • Sanibel Island Southern Beach
      • Sanibel Bayous
      • Gulfside City Park

      You'll find these family-friendly sights in the area:

      • Sun Splash Water Park
      • Jungle Golf Ft. Myers
      • Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf

      Sanibel is also notable for its:

      • Bird watching
      • Biking

      Best Time to Visit Sanibel


      Determine the optimal time to visit Sanibel by reviewing these seasonal weather details:
      • The hottest months are typically August and July, while January and December are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 82° F and nighttime temperatures average 53° F
      • April-June: 92° F is the daytime average and 61° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 92° F and nighttime averages are around 73° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 89° F during the day and 54° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 55.91 inches in a year

      How to Get to Sanibel and Around the Area



      Sanibel Transportation
      NameTypeDistance
      Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.)Airport21.6 mi (34.7 km)
      Naples, FL (APF-Naples Municipal)Airport28.8 mi (46.4 km)
      Punta Gorda, FL (PGD-Charlotte County)Airport32.6 mi (52.5 km)

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