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The Sanibel Arms Vacation Guide

5 Places To Visit On Sanibel Island

condos in sanibel islandWith 1,000 new people moving to Florida every day, it's clearly one of the most desirable states to live in and visit. In particular, Sanibel Island is one of the prime places in Florida for vacationers. The island was protected from Florida's development boom in the early 1960s by a strict building code, which has preserved 15 miles of pristine white sand beaches and ensured that only two buildings on the entire island exceed three stories in height. With 6,000 residents inhabiting the island year-round, this barrier island is a throwback to the days before Florida became such a hot tourism commodity, and still affords those breathtaking vistas and quiet beauty.

But with this whole tropical paradise at one's fingertips, what places should one make sure to visit on Sanibel Island? We've put together a list of five particularly worthwhile spots to check out.

  1. Take one of the many exciting boat tours that leaves from the island, such as the Sanibel Thriller or the Sanibel Island Cruise Line.
  2. Stay in some of the many resorts that offer condos in Sanibel Islands. Our Original Sanibel Arms is highly recommended, with the only condos in Sanibel Island that are directly on the waterfront, as well as bike rentals, outdoor grills and many other fantastic amenities.
  3. Take a visit to the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village if you get the chance. This charming location approximates the ambience of a prior era of Sanibel Island community life, making it an informative and entertaining exploration of the island's history.
  4. Go for a stroll on the beach and collect seashells or partake in Sanibel Island fishing. There are over 250 types of shells that have been identified on Sanibel Island. Get up early for the added beauty of the early morning, or wait unttil sunset to experience that amazing moment.
  5. If you like staying in condos in Sanibel Island but could also use a more rugged adventure, the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge is a great place for a day trip, affording many opportunities to explore the natural landscape of this scenic island.

    In short, living in condos on Sanibel Island is a fantastic place to spend your vacation. With weekly vacation rentals in island accommodations, we believe that your experience on the island will be nothing short of sublime. Chime in below with your thoughts, experiences and feedback.
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