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Castaways Beach and Bay Cottages

6460 Sanibel-Captiva Rd., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What an amazing place to stay. I am an 87 year old and it was a phenomenal place to stay. My wife and I are both older then many so although we could not partake in the various water activities , we enjoyed the amazing beach view along with the fishing docks . We both Loved it .It was extremely... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our condo looked great on the web. The pictures were very misleading. The condo had very few nice things about it. There is no way 4 people could have stayed in our condo for 4. The couch bed was so worn out springs were coming out through the sheets. The mattress was old and hard and the linens were out... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Castaways for a week in one of the beachfront cottages, it was great, clean,comfortable and we were able to have our two small dogs with us. We could walk out our back door to a beautiful view of the Gulf and incredible sunsets. All of the staff we met were very friendly and helpful if we needed anything... More

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at the castaways twice in three years. Each time with my large family staying in multiple cottages. I really like staying here. Its has an old feel of Sanibel. I love the privacy the resort gives you. We feel like we are coming to our own vacation home however if you need anything the staff is very... More

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've visited Sanibel 3yrs in a row, Castaways is the best place to stay, it is reasonably priced, spacious, clean, convenient, peaceful and quiet( we travel in the fall) Looking forward till oct 2014

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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for a last minute staycation (we live 20 minutes away) for a couple of days the week of July 4th. We have a dog, so there are some units that are pet friendly. We LOVED cottage #1. Directly on the beach (you literally walk right onto the sand). Super clean and staff was awesome (thank you Jean!)... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just got back from our 5th stay at Castaways. We loved it but will probably never stay in the poolside units again. It didn't seem to be as well equipped as other units we have stayed in. We love being so close to the beach though. The staff was friendly, as always. If I could make a suggestion though,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hopefully that caught your attention! Why I say that is because this no where close to being like Vegas! There is ZERO night life and you get rest and you can relax the whole time there. The beaches are fantastic! There are tons of sea shells and wildlife all over. The fishing is fantastic all over this area. As for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

If you are seeking a relaxing, worry free vacation spot, then this is certainly the right place. My wife and our 3 children stayed in one of the 2 bedroom cottages on the water, and this place had it all. Kitchen, 2 full bedrooms, dining room, hide a bed couch. Very clean and well kept. The staff is very knowledgeable... More

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Joplin,MO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Loved cottage # 8 direct views of the Gulf from inside the cottage and from the screened in porch. When you step off of the screened in porch yOU are in the sand and only steps away from the water! It doesn't get any better than this! Also a very short walk to cross over Blind Pass bridge and you... More

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Address: 6460 Sanibel-Captiva Rd., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Waterview cottages, efficiencies, or motel units are surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and beautiful Sunset Bay. Discover miles of sandy beaches, shelling, fishing, swimming, or just relaxing Island style. The Castaways is a touch of paradise you're sure to remember. World-class shelling and bird-watching. Great fishing from our private docks or in the Gulf of Mexico.Marina with canoe,kayak and bicycle rentals, charter captains, bait and other sundry items.Three restaurants and general store within walking distance. Heated swimming pool. Pet-friendly units available for guests who want their 4-footed friends to enjoy a true family vacation. ... more   less 
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