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Castaways Cottages of Sanibel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Loved that the kitchen was stocked with utensils and pots and pans and cutting board and knives! It made cooking much easier when we did barbecue and dinner at night. There is a TV but the reception sucks just like with phone signal, so don't expect to be on your phone much if you're out here. The rooms were clean... More 

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Winter Haven
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tropical dream! We love the cottage feel, island vibe and The Mad Hatter restaurant is 5 star and you can just walk over to it without having to get in the car! Staff is friendly too! One of the coolest beaches in FLA with a treasure trove of unique sea shells!!!

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Middletown
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very friendly staff, close to the beach- very clean rooms . Close enough to shopping and restaurants that you felt right at home. We had family from around the country meet us there, and the cabins were very spacious. I would recommend this property to everyone

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Absecon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Sanibel to celebrate our anniversary ~ 46 years, and chose Castaways this year for our trip and glad we did...! Loved our beachfront Cottage #4, which was recently remodeled and it was a lovely cottage to stay in. It was nice to step out front door and we are on beach, plus the sunsets were absolutely beautiful... More 

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Land O Lakes
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time overall. The cottage was very nice and clean. We stayed three nights and were able to watch the sunsets every night across the street on the beach. Our only complaint is that the AC seemed to be undersized for the unit. During the day with the AC running continuously, the temperature would never get below... More 

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Lighthouse Point
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been staying at the castaways for 20+ years and always enjoy the cottages and the facility. The staff has always been on point and helpful. In my opinion there is no other place in captiva with the island life feeling the castaways had to offer! See you in a few weeks, I'm coming for another weekend stay!

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Vero Beach
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dirty, uncomfortable , no wifi which they said they had. I was embarrassed because I booked this cottage for myself and two friends and the accommodations were not up to par at all. I will book at another cottage but not this one

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Palm Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second visit to Castaway. This time we upgraded to a cottage on the beach and brought our son's family with us. We stayed in Cabin #7 which stands alone. It's clean and so close to the ocean. Our grandchildren cannot wait to go back next year. We picked sea shells every day. We grilled out and felt... More 

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Valrico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived about 7:00pm was check in right away quick and easy. Drop off our stuff and headed for the beach. It was low tide and dolphins where out feeding and we where out on the sandbar not to far from them. The water was warm and clean. We barbeque at night and the grills where in great shape. Great... More 

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Vero Beach
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed location and options. Wish the rooms were a little more up to date for the price. Would stay again if prices were a little lower. A restaurant on site would have been nice. Loved Sanibel Island.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $132 - $333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Castaways Cottages of Sanibel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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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
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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