We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Castaways Cottages of Sanibel

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeadersSilver level
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Castaways Cottages of Sanibel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel"},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

436 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 424: English reviews
Largo
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Brought or own kayak had a launch pad by cottage that we stay in. Bought bait on property they have a marina.they have bicycle to rent along with kayak if you don't have one. Short walk to beach. Bike trail to ride on

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank frankmV289VB
Iowa City, Iowa
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights at Castaways Cottages in a small room near the pool. Room 18. It served its purpose well for 2 of us. The kitchen and bathroom were small, and a bit outdated, but we were only there to sleep, so who cares! The bed was comfortable and the air conditioning worked well. The marina store has beach... More 

Helpful?
Thank Traci S
Boca Raton
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The cottage was nice, we had plenty of room for the family. We stayed on the beach side so we could not get the special that was advertised. Easy walk to the beach but lots of sand fleas. Was not happy that I was told the water was very clean yet it was green and dirty. This was our first... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank joannt573
Lagrange
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful cottages. Clean, comfortable and well stocked. Excellent location to walk to the beach. Many amenities at your fingertips. The staff is awesome. The salt water pool was quite relaxing after a great dinner.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank 207melindal
North Palm Beach
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location on the beach,next to a general store, great restaurant (Lazy Flamingo) and a place for breakfast. Great staff, they actually mailed us a doll that my daughter left in the room! You can have breakfast, lunch, dinner the beach, pool and even kayaking or go biking from here and never get in the car!

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank TravelingBrinks
Sun City Center
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family vac with dog..all went well.Cottage #11 worked out good for us. (Did not use hideabed) Good shower..slept well..kitchen worked well..screened porch nice but our approp. sprays didnt work....grill fine! Hope to return😇

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank ablubrd
Wilmington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cottages at Castaways were adorable, clean, and centrally located. Great spot for a long weekend or a longer stay. Restaurants within walking distance was a bonus. General store also a short walk away. Pool was nice and option to use sister property pool was great.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank 659vickis
Boca Raton
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, beach and bay just steps away. Spacious oceanfront cottage with many upgrades . Grocery and restaurants within a few steps. BBQ grill,full kitchen- made for romantic dinners overlooking the water in a spacious screen porch .

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank lisaprima
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been vacationing on Captiva / Sanibel Island for more than 20 years. Like many people I'm sure, I rarely take the time to write reviews. Our last 5 stays have been at this resort. We have stayed in multiple Units at the Castaways, including one on the beach side that they just purchased. They are upgrading all of... More 

Helpful?
Thank Robert K
Naperville
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, we stayed at the cottages right on the beach. Cottages were a little older, but still great. We could see the water from our living room and porch which was great. Kids loved playing in the sand right in front of the cottages. Great experience. We would go again!

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank X6775AImichaeln
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

644 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (284)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (25)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (37)
Viewed
Room/Suite (65)
Viewed
View from Room (24)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
1:53
Videos (2)
Viewed
Other (123)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (338)
Viewed
2 Bedroom Apartment (90)
Viewed
Amenities (30)
Viewed
Beach (30)
Viewed
Double Beach View Room (89)
Viewed
Pool (28)
Viewed
Studio (40)
Viewed
The Hotel (31)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (22)
Viewed
Room/Suite (8)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (5)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (7)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Sanibel Island
8.7 mi away
Sundial Beach Resort & Spa
Sundial Beach Resort & Spa
#7 of 19 in Sanibel Island
4.0 of 5 stars 1,629 reviews
2.0 mi away
Tween Waters Inn Island Resort & Spa
8.9 mi away
Holiday Inn Sanibel Island
Holiday Inn Sanibel Island
#16 of 19 in Sanibel Island
4.0 of 5 stars 1,130 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
9.8 mi away
Seaside Inn
Seaside Inn
#13 of 19 in Sanibel Island
4.0 of 5 stars 602 reviews
6.1 mi away
West Wind Inn
West Wind Inn
#6 of 19 in Sanibel Island
4.5 of 5 stars 1,417 reviews
6.2 mi away
Beachview Cottages
Beachview Cottages
#3 of 19 in Sanibel Island
4.5 of 5 stars 464 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Castaways Cottages of Sanibel

Address: 6460 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-2016
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $144 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Castaways Cottages of Sanibel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 34
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Orbitz, Booking.com, Hotwire, Agoda, Priceline, Hotels.com and Odigeo so you can book your Castaways Cottages of Sanibel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Castaways Beach And Bay Cottages Hotel Sanibel Island
Castaways Beach And Bay Hotel
Castaways Beach And Bay Resort
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Sanibel Island
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay