Where to Stay on Sanibel Island
You leave mainland Florida and enter onto a causeway.  The sun shines overhead and there is crystal-clear water as far as the eye can see.  After a dazzling, scenic three-mile drive, you reach stunning Sanibel Island.  Your heart cries out "Are We There Yet?" and you answer, "Yes, we've definitely arrived."

The minute you enter Sanibel Island, something stirs in your soul.  It could be the peace that overcomes you when you first see the endless stretches of perfect white beaches, or the excitement at spotting those world-famous seashells # thousands and thousands of them.  Whatever it is, there is nothing like a Sanibel Island vacation.

Reaching your destination is the easy part.  Deciding where to stay on Sanibel Island is a little trickier.  There are hundreds of resorts, hotels, motels, condo and house rentals, cottages, villas and even campgrounds, all offering comfortable accommodations.

Listed below is a very small sampling of the many places you can stay on Sanibel Island:

Bonita Bay Trianon
This fine hotel offers every comfort for its guests.  Visitors to Bonita Bay Trianon can choose from one hundred spacious guestrooms, each fully appointed with modern amenities.   Bonita Bay rooms feature individual climate control, color TV, two multi-line telephones, coffee maker, full shower and separate tubs, spacious dressing and closet space, separate vanity and more.  More features are found in the common areas, including a heated pool, lobby lounge, conference room and ample parking.  At Bonita Bay Trianon, solitude and privacy are assured for all guests.

Casa Ybel Resort
Located on the shell-studded, white sand beaches of southwestern Florida, Casa Ybel Resort is like your own private seaside natural sanctuary.  This secluded resort offers you the ideal environment to relax and enjoy the panoramic view of the island's legendary coastline.  Choose from one or two bedroom suites, equally suited to romantic getaways or extended family vacations.  A number of services and amenities are also available at Casa Ybel to compliment your stay on Sanibel Island.

Quality Inn Hotel and Suites Golf Resort
Just minutes from the sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, and the upscale shopping and boutiques in downtown Naples, the Quality Inn Hotel and Suites Golf Resort is another very popular place to stay on Sanibel Island.  This family-friendly golf resort features a full range of necessary amenities, as well as recreational activities for all visitors.  Quality Inn and Suites Golf Resort offers 180 spacious rooms consisting of standard king and double queen size rooms, efficiencies and one or two bedroom suites.   Every room and suite is well appointed and affordably priced.  The staff is friendly and helpful and the atmosphere is very laid back, making this resort popular with guests who return year after year.

There are many other places to stay on Sanibel Island and regardless of what you choose, be sure to make reservations well in advance.  The popularity of Sanibel Island increases every year, and with good reason.  It's the ultimate getaway for nature lovers, sun seekers, golfers, adventurers and romantics.  Don't forget those seashells # more than two hundred different varieties # lining the shoreline for you to explore and discover.