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Another great beach!!

Honestly, there are no BAD BEACHES in Sanibel—each has its own “personality “! We park with a... read more

Reviewed today
Canton, Mississippi
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Wonderful morning stroll for a sunrise!

We hit the bridge early and saw the sunrise! We didn't find any sand dollars to keep because they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shakopee, United States
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Reviewed today via mobile

Honestly, there are no BAD BEACHES in Sanibel—each has its own “personality “! We park with a handicap sign which makes it easier for my husband...the handicapped entrance was a bit longer but not crowded in the early am—later in the day the lot was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We hit the bridge early and saw the sunrise! We didn't find any sand dollars to keep because they were living, but we gathered a pretzel tub, not a bag, a tub of delightful shells. More shells than your hands can hold so bring something...More

3  Thank hollylG5337DV
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been to Sanibel many times, and usually we book a condo that has its own beach access. This year, however, the cottage we rented was in the middle of the island and the walk to the beach was a long one. I have had...More

1  Thank April W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being more used to Daytona on the other coast, was surprised by the relatively-scanty number of people on the beach, but realized this is the "off season" in Southwest Florida. Sanibel's shelling is all it is cracked up to be. Plentiful, varied and many of...More

Thank Fred L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful pure white sandy beach which is ideal for young and old alike. Be sure to remember your sunglasses as it is so bright with the sun reflecting on the sand that it is difficult to see. Oh and remember your camera too as...More

1  Thank IanWD
Reviewed June 8, 2018

We stayed on Sanibel for a week and had a condo near Bowman's Beach. Though Bowman's was our go-to beach, we also wanted to see the other public beaches to make sure we weren't missing anything. Bowman's Beach was our favorite but Algiers (which is...More

2  Thank the3ds
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

Remember the white sands from the movies? Playing in the waves? Finding shells? It’s all here. The view is great, the waves ideal for younger children to play in. Parking was easy this time of the year. We went back to the car when we...More

1  Thank Ivo L
Reviewed May 8, 2018

There are no bad beaches in Sanibel. The more popular place to park is probably around the lighthouse. If that is full it is good to know about this spot located off Casa Ybel Road. The beach is known as Algiers Beach after a steamboat...More

2  Thank Arielfl
Reviewed May 1, 2018

not so many shells, but I think that may be a bit weather, time and luck dependent. You can ride your bike right in here, park it and go to the beach

Thank Pat L
Reviewed April 29, 2018

What an amazing visit. Dog-friendly and absolutely pristine. Shells as far as the eye can see. Wear your water shoes as you can wade out a bit and just look down and grab some beach treasures/shells. Bring your buckets you will need them. Parking is...More

Thank Renee H
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June 16, 2018|
Response from SeesTheWorld5 | Reviewed this property |
You can use a map or GPS to figure out distance and drive times. I’m not sure where you’re located in relation to the beach. Sanibel Island is very fun and great for families.
June 1, 2018|
Response from invertpaleo | Reviewed this property |
Yes, next to the parking area there are very clean public bathrooms, also standing showers and foot showers. There are also picnic tables in the shade. These facilities are not immediately beside the beach, but a short... More
Gerry C
December 25, 2017|
Response from invertpaleo | Reviewed this property |
The parking fees are the same all year round -- $5 an hour.