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Top tips for finding Sanibel hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Sanibel, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Sanibel in December and August.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Sanibel if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 64 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Sanibel hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Sanibel found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $150, while the most expensive was $546.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Sanibel for 2 days.
  • If you are looking to be pampered during your vacation, book a room at Song of the Sea and experience spa and wellness services with professional touches. The hotel features a spectacular experience when you request a sauna, facials, body massage, and therapy. The hotel also features a heated pool and hot tub. Visit Sundial Beach Resort & Spa for more experiences.
  • Island Inn is an excellent option if you’re looking to stick to your fitness regime. The hotel has a modern fitness center with the latest equipment that will help you stay fit. In addition to cardio machines and weights, the hotel has locker rooms, desks, and helpful staff. It also features an outdoor pool.
  • Solo travelers and backpackers can visit the city and sleep in West Wind Inn because the hotel has affordable rooms and services. Still, the hotel maintains high quality rooms and services. In addition to featuring air-conditioned rooms, the hotel has complimentary breakfast and parking for free. Stick to your budget while enjoying your vacation.
  • Anchor Inn and Cottages is an excellent option if you’re visiting with your furry family. The hotel allows pets to stay for a small maintenance fee. The hotel features a convenient pet grassy area, grooming services, a kennel, and pet kits with snacks. The hotel also has a water bowl. Your pet will have a vacation of none other.
  • If you’re visiting with your family, stay at Sanibel Beach Club II and experience family-friendly services and facilities. Cribs are available in the hotel in addition to a buffet, spacious accommodation rooms, a dining area, complimentary breakfast, and parking for free. Visit Sanibel Moorings Botanical Garden, 1.3 miles.
  • Couples looking for luxury resorts in Sanibel will find a range of options, offering peace and comfort for a romantic getaway. Set on the beach and only 12 miles from Captiva and Bowman’s Beaches, Sanibel Moorings Condo Resort also boasts two pools and a stunning tropical garden, perfect for relaxing.
  • As Sanibel is only 12 miles long and three miles wide, all the best attractions, including Lighthouse Beach with its iconic 19th century lighthouse as well as the J.N. (Ding) Darling National Wildlife Refuge, are within walking distance of the main hotels. With a wealth of beaches, visitors can explore the great outdoors and find a range of hotels around Sanibel Island.
  • Thanks to its tiny size, getting around Sanibel is easiest on foot. With only two main roads, most of the hotels and attractions can be found on Periwinkle Way, like the convenient Seahorse Cottage, which is a mile away. Although, if visitors want to learn more about the area, the Sanibel Trolley Tour offers a view of important historic and scenic points of interest.
  • Most of the upmarket hotels in Sanibel are located along the beach. On the Gulf side there is a great selection of hotels and resorts, which tend to be more luxurious, perfect for couples and romantic vacations. Sundial Beach Resort & Spa offers wonderful amenities, including five outdoors pools and kayaks, while Casa Ybel Resort has a poolside bar and great dining options.
  • For the majority of budget hotels in Sanibel, travelers will find the East End cheap. Close to the Public Fishing Pier and the Lighthouse, there is a good selection of inns and motels, such as Song of the Sea and Seaside Inn, which offers reasonable rates.

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