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Sanibel Vacation Package Deals

The travel gurus at Orbitz are here to help you combine your flights and hotels to save heaps. Simply pick a deal and start packing for that epic adventure to Sanibel.

You'll save up to $369^ if you bundle your bookings. All you've got to do is select your preferred airfares, hotels, experiences and rental cars.

But wait, there's even more! With no less than 500,000 worldwide hotels on our database and 500 airline partners, you'll have plenty of flexibility to tailor your trip.

There are limitless available room types, flight options and spectacular experiences to satisfy your wandering spirit. Which ones will you decide on?

Sanibel Travel Guide

Where is Sanibel?

An easy, worry-free vacation starts with doing your research. Keep reading to find out just where Sanibel is.

It's a neighborhood in the much-loved city of Fort Myers. You'll find it sitting 19 miles to the southwest of the downtown area.

There are approximately 62,000 locals that call Fort Myers home.

Places to Visit in Sanibel

Whether you're a nature buff or just looking for a fun way to spend the day, Bailey - Matthews Shell Museum is a great place to visit. Need more? Immerse yourself in history at Sanibel Historical Village and Museum. See artifacts and original buildings and trace the footsteps of people who once ambled down its walkways. Have more time to burn? Sanibel Historical Museum and Village is home to a comprehensive range of historical displays, allowing visitors to uncover the events and stories that formed the region.

Car Rentals in Sanibel

Adventure is fuel for the soul, and the best way to find it is with the freedom of your own ride. See and do more by checking out car rentals in Sanibel with Orbitz.

If you're getting in by plane, you can easily pick up your rental vehicle from Southwest Florida International Airport. Dollar Rent A Car is the place to look for.

If you're looking to rent a car in Sanibel, you're going to have to head to a nearby neighborhood to get to an outlet. Located at 17811 San Carlos Blvd. in Truckland is Enterprise. Give them a ring and you'll be behind the wheel in no time.

Where to stay in Sanibel – Hotel Accommodation

Orbitz lists 49 hotels in Sanibel. Lock in one of the best options so you can begin planning the rest of your unforgettable adventure.

Want a room that's fit for a king? Our top luxurious accommodations are the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa (17260 Harbour Pointe Dr) and the Beach Road Home by RedAwning (928 Beach Road). If you're more of a bargain hunter, check out some of our less-expensive options. You'll have plenty of change bouncing around in your pockets if you book a room at the Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages or the Gulf Breeze Cottages.

Nearest Airports to Sanibel

Unexpected getaways can be thrilling, but it still pays to know something about where you're going. Located 20 miles from Sanibel, Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) is the most convenient terminal.

Popular Places to Visit Near Sanibel

Why not visit Periwinkle Way? You'f find it just 2 miles away.

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After those special perks? Just stay four nights per calendar year to become a gold member or 12 nights to become a platinum member. Then you'll be eligible for rewards at all Orbitz Rewards VIP Hotels. And remember — you can make use of your Orbitz Rewards points on your following booking.

No Cancellation Fees

No matter if you've had a change of heart or your plans have shifted for another reason, we won't hit you with a fee if you have to cancel or adjust your booking.^ As we can't say the same for your airline or hotel, it might be a good idea to check with them ASAP.

Top Rated Hotels for your Sanibel Vacation

Sanibel Island Beach Resort
Sanibel Island Beach Resort
3.0 out of 5.0 1231 Middle Gulf Dr, Sanibel, FL
Free Cancellation
$161
4.2/5 (65 reviews)

We had a great and relaxing time! Everything looked clean and well maintained. Staff was friendly. The sad part was that because it was during the coronavírus pandemic, not everything was available to guests. But the location is awesome and we were able to enjoy the beautiful beach.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020
Guests staying at Sanibel Island Beach Resort enjoy an outdoor pool, an outdoor tennis court, and free WiFi in public areas. You can put free parking to good ...
Sundial Beach Resort & Spa
Sundial Beach Resort & Spa
3.0 out of 5.0 1451 Middle Gulf Drive, Sanibel, FL
Free Cancellation
$220
4.2/5 (155 reviews)

It was a Great experience. We were pleased with this pick and would come here again!

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020
Guests of Sundial Beach Resort & Spa have access to a full-service spa, 5 outdoor pools, and a fitness center. You can take advantage of free parking, along ...
Sanibel Inn
Sanibel Inn
3.0 out of 5.0 937 E Gulf Drive, Sanibel, FL
$219
4.1/5 (113 reviews)

Sanibel Inn was very clean. Maid service every day, that was wonderful. The poolside hut and bar was a Great bonus. Just wish they were open a little later. On-site restaurant was also a plus. Bike rental and Beach towels supplied. Chairs and umbrellas on the beach every morning. The only negative ...

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020
Guests staying at Sanibel Inn enjoy access to a private beach, an outdoor pool, and an outdoor tennis court. You can take advantage of free parking if you drive. ...

Things To Do during your Sanibel Vacation

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^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.