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5 Best Sanibel Island Beach Motels

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Blue Dolphin Cottages Slideshow
#2 of 10 Sanibel Island B&B and Inns
2 travelers mentioned "beach location" and "beach front resort" when describing this hotel.
  • "Super beach location, excellent accomodations and really nice folks to deal with. We tried a different place two years ago and really missed the Dolphin. We will not do that again..."
  • "Remember it's as far away as you can get from your typical vacation beach front resort, but if you are looking to get away and just relax you will love the Blue Dolphin...."
Shalimar Cottages and Motel Slideshow
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#9 of 26 hotels in Sanibel Island
2 travelers mentioned "beach" when describing this hotel.
  • "I chose Shalimar because of the location to the beach along with the “extras” I read about. I must say, I was nothing but satisfied! We were in the motel, third room from the..."
  • "This small motel and cottages are the closest to the beach right on the Gulf of Mexico. We stayed in the motel and only had to step out of our door and onto the beach. A large..."
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Seahorse Cottages Slideshow
#8 of 26 hotels in Sanibel Island
2 travelers mentioned "ocean" and "beach" when describing this hotel.
  • "I did not see a better location,such a short walk to both the bay and ocean! The cottage #2 ,was impecably clean and comfortable. I was concerned about the pool being too small as..."
  • "This place had everything for the beach goer. They had bikes available, beach carts, beach umbrellas, grill, and nets to get all the shells a person could ask for. Keith and Peggy..."
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#10 of 26 hotels in Sanibel Island
2 travelers mentioned "beach front rooms" and "beach, rooms" when describing this hotel.
  • "We have stayed twice, once in one of the beach front rooms and this last time in cottage #3, we found the cottage larger and very private. This hotel is in a residental area, no..."
  • "My husband and I stayed at the Tropical Winds and we were very impressed by the beach, rooms and staff. Everyone was super friendly, the room was clean and quaint, and the beach..."
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#17 of 26 hotels in Sanibel Island
2 travelers mentioned "beach front hotel" and "beach" when describing this hotel.
  • "While I had originally wanted a beach front hotel, I decided on the Kona Kai because of the price; I'm glad I did and I would definately go back there as my first choice for a good..."
  • "As many places will be island prices, especially those just a bit closer to the beach, Kona Kai is great for location, budget and comfort. It definitely has an island vibe where the..."