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The Sanibel Arms Vacation Guide

Sanibel Island Nightlife

While resting comfortably after a long day of activities sounds perfect, every now and again you may find yourself looking for something to do after the sun has gone down. Sanibel Arms Condominiums is located near the most exciting nightlife Sanibel Island and her neighbors have to offer. There are venues close by with music and dancing and a movie theater perfect for an after dinner special feature. May it be with family or friends, there’s something enjoyable waiting for you.

Where the Music Is

The Patio Lounge is located within the Jacaranda just minutes away from Sanibel Arms Condominiums. There is great live music on Sanibel every evening at The Patio Lounge attracting a wide variety of listeners.
1223 Periwinkle Way Sanibel Island, FL (1.4 miles away)
(239) 472-1771

Moo-ve on over to The Island Cow where you can grab a meal for every time of the day or a tasty snack in between. With a very friendly atmosphere, The Island Cow offers amazing live music on Sanibel for those of you looking for an “udderly great time” and “udderly great food.”
2163 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957 (3.0 miles away)
(239) 472-0606

At the Mucky Duck on Sanibel’s sister island of Captiva, you'll find very lively music. Located in downtown Captiva, they praise themselves for being the place where “the beer is always cold, the menu specializes in the best delicacies and fresh seafood, and the sunsets are always breathtaking.” The Mucky Duck has been chosen to be “One of the Best Hidden Beach Bars” by the Men’s Journal.
11546 Andy Rosse Lane Captiva Island, FL 33924 (14.2 miles away)
(239) 472-3434

Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille has recently open their new location in Chadwick Square on Captiva offering live entertainment. All locations make for an excellent stop for drinks or a meal, but throw in entertainment and it’s the recipe for a great time.
5400 S Seas Plantation Rd Captiva, FL 33924 (14.5 miles away)
(239) 312-4275

A family friendly venue and eatery, RC Otters Island Eats is award winning. Located in the Heart of Old Captiva Village, you can enjoy live music daily with indoor and outdoor dining.
11506 Andy Rosse Lane Captiva, FL 33924 (14 miles away)
(239) 395-1142

Keylime Bistro serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They are equipped with a full bar and and offer live entertainment every day and night of the week. Keylime Bistro was awarded ”News Press 1st Place Island Dining.”
11509 Andy Rosse Lane Captiva, FL 33924 (14 miles away)
(239) 395-4000

Dining After Dark and Theater Options

For a luxurious Sanibel dining experience, make your reservations at The Mad Hatter, open Tuesday through Sunday for dinner. There you will find a semi-whimsical, yet upscale atmosphere. with tables adorned with interesting figures making for great conversation. The Mad Hatter holds a spectacular sunset view and is perfect for romantic occasions. The New American cuisine allows for an ever-changing menu of excellent tastes from around the world. The Mad Hatter is considered a “Wonderland” by many.
6467 Sanibel Captiva Rd Sanibel, FL 33957 (10.8 miles away)
(239) 472-0033

At Cip’s Place, you have the option to dine on the outdoor patio, surrounded by incredible Sanibel Island scenery. Stocked with a full bar, Cip’s offers a “happy hour” daily from 4pm-6pm. Their colorful dinner entrées have the ability to make even your eyes hungry. The atmosphere at Cip’s Place is appropriately both elegant and relaxing. Visually appealing and comfortable, you are bound to enjoy your meal and your surroundings.
2055 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957 (2.9 miles away)
(239) 472-0223

Considered one of Sanibel’s best kept secrets, Traders Café has a definite laid back, island, atmosphere. Serving innovative Island Bistro cuisine, Traders attracts many and reservations are suggested. As well as unique dining, live music is also featured Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Traders delivers no less than fantastic steaks, seafood, desserts, fine wines, and delectable cocktails. They are even equipped to host weddings, wedding parties, banquets, dinner parties, and other large gatherings.
1551 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957 (1.9 miles away)
(239) 472 - 7242

To catch an evening showing or matinee of a feature film, take your date or friends to The Island Cinema. Perfect for a Sanibel nightlife activity, you can attend a show after an early evening dinner, or head over before you escape on your romantic or epic adventure of the night. Seniors and children receive a discounted ticket price at both matinee and evening showings.
535 Tarpon Bay Road Sanibel, FL 33957 (3.9 miles away)
(239) 472-1701

BIG ARTS holds many theatrical shows, dance performances, visual art displays, film showings, and many other creative demonstrations. Schedules and tickets vary per season. Box office hours for the Herb Strauss Theater are Tuesday through Friday from 10am-2pm during November through April. The BIG ARTS Center operates Monday through Friday from 9am-4pm during October through April, from 9am-3pm during May through September, and on Saturdays from 9am-1pm during January through March and operates an additional hour prior to any performance
900 Dunlop Road Sanibel Island, FL 33957 (3.3 miles away)
(239) 395-0900

When the Moon Hits Your Eyes

The nightlife on Sanibel Island is an experience of its own. Several live music venues and beautiful dining establishments in such convenient locations makes a night out on Sanibel and Captiva, a night to remember. The benefit of Sanibel Island not having a beach curfew allows for a romantic moonlit stroll on your way back to your condo, setting a precedence for a wonderful night in. Enjoy the sights and your night on Sanibel.