Sanibel Island, unlike most barrier islands, faces east-west
Sanibel Island garnering honours as the best shelling beach and finest Florida beach.
Sanibel Island lighthouse
The nesting season for sea turtles is from May 1 to October 31.
Sanibel island has beautiful sandy beaches and an abundance of shells.
Sanibel Island has five access points: The Lighthouse, Gulfside City Park, Tarpon Bay, Bowmans, and Blind Pass.
Beach, biking, canoeing, kayaking, and tennis
Sanibel Island features 25 miles of paved bike routes, starting at the Chamber of Commerce.
On Sanibel Island, Old Town is a lovely historic area on the eastern side.
Birds like Roseate Spoonbills, Egrets, Herons, Anhingas, Ospreys, Pelicans, and Falcons are among the most frequent ones you'll see.