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“Busy main road on and off Sanibel”
Review of Periwinkle Way

Periwinkle Way
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Owner description: The main street running through Sanibel Island is lined with shops, boutiques, galleries and cafes.
Reviewed May 31, 2014

Periwinke Way is the main road for the first few miles thru Sanibel. It has many restaurants and interesting shops. You can find gifts for yourself or to take home to friends on this stretch of road as well as whatever type of food will suit your palate. However, it can really get congested and slow you down if you are staying at the other end of the island like we were.
We just took it in stride, saw something different every day and just glad to be vacationing on the island. Also, many people ride bikes on paved bike trails that parallel road so traffic is not an issue. The bikes are readily available for rent by companies or loaned by your lodging.

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Reviewed May 28, 2014

Since this is the main road thru Sanibel, just about anything you do or see is on this road. Lot's of cute and fun places to explore.

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Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is the main road on Sanibel. It gets VERY congested trying to get on and off the island, mostly in the morning 9-11 and the afternoon 3-5. During the busy season, December- March it is busy all day long. I recommend biking when you are on the island. Sanibel has wonderful bike trails and it is so easy and faster to get around by bike. All the beaches and business have bike racks. And you don't have to pay to park a bike at the beach but you do have to pay $2 per hour for a car.

1  Thank Tracey1313
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Reviewed May 13, 2014

you can find there all the restaurants, coffee shops and shopping places in sanibel. nice to do it by car or riding bikes. theres a special bike way al along that street.

Thank gabyr662
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Reviewed May 5, 2014

Who doesn't love to shop on sanibel island; periwinkle way offers something for everyone (even men!). To avoid the traffics, rent a bike from your resort and enjoy the shopping experience that way; the island has beautifully paved bike paths throughout the island.

Thank AMELULU E
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