Sanibel Island Florida should be on everyone's bucket list to visit! The island is truly and simply amazing. It is hard to describe in words the feeling of visiting Sanibel Island. As you drive over the bridge to the island your stress melts away and you are greeted with paradise.
Photos to Inspire you to visit Sanibel Island, Florida!
Sanibel offers something for everyone and all ages! You can go shelling, enjoy amazing food, relax and read a book or simply do nothing but watch the world go by.
Sanibel and Captiva Island can be reached via the Sanibel Causeway from Ft. Myers. Over half of the island is wildlife refuges with the largest being Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. The islands are easy to navigate with only a few main streets. There are a ton of restaurants to choose from including the World Famous Bubble Room.
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Just returned from our annual visit to Sanibel. Every picture is exactly what it is like on Sanibel and Captiva islands. If you like seashells, you will be in Heaven!!
Ahh so glad you enjoyed your time on Sanibel. It is one of our favorite places in the world. We keep talking about planning another trip there soon.
After all the winter weather we've had here this week, I would love to go there now. It looks peaceful and relaxing!
It's funny I am reading this because my stepson is gearing up to visit one of his friends who recently relocating to Ft Myers. I wouldn't mind visiting myself after seeing your pics. I love shell-hunting too – this place looks like a goldmine.
Oh my gosh Sanibel Island is amazing. You should def try and visit.
They do inspire! What a lovely lot of pictures, every single one of them!
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Those pictures are gorgeous. It definitely makes me what to be down there on the island right now. Instead of staring at snow out the window.
yep, you're right...I totally want to go visit this place now! I can't believe how many sea shells there are!!
WOW just WOW! I never heard of this island before but Florida is already beautiful. You captured the beauty perfectly. Thank you for taking me back to Florida it's been ages since I went to FL 🙂
Such good photography!!! Beautiful location ... I am convinced.
Being stuck in the frozen tundra, the first picture alone was enough to convince me! I am in need of warmth, sand and water!
Sanibel is an amazing place. This really makes me want to go back. It was so relaxing.
Florida is filled with so much natural beauty. Every time I vacation there, I feel like I've trotted off to a distant land. You've captured amazing sunsets.
What an absolutely beautiful place! I could definitely see my self there on the beach at all the different times of the day collecting just the perfect sea shells!
I've never heard of this island, but wow, absolutely gorgeous sunsets! And the shells are so pretty too.
I used to live in Florida and now I like in upstate NY. I miss it in brutal winters like this! It really is a gorgeous state.
I wish I'd visited Sanibel Island during my years living in Florida. Everyone I know who has gone has loved it and it looks like you guys did as well! Great pics!
Love the photos, beautiful. When I was a teen, my mom's friend had a house on sanibel beach. It was so fun to spend the week there and be a few foot steps from the beach.
Those are some amazing pictures. I really love the one with all the shells!
Lovely! I need to visit soon!
Cacinda, Have you been to Sanibel Island? It is one of our favorite places to visit. There is just something special and magical about the island. We could easily spend weeks just walking the beaches and enjoying the island.