Sanibel is an island in the Sunshine State with tropical surroundings, picturesque beaches and peaceful serenity. Tourists love to visit the beach and see the seashells and sand dollars that float onto the shore -- you may even be featured in the local newspaper if you find a shell of a Junonia! If you're looking for a beach holiday, Sanibel offers plenty of places to laze around on the golden sand and go swimming in the blue sea. Of course, there are lots of exciting activities here too, including museums, gold courses and a wildlife refuge. Wander around the Sanibel Island farmer’s market to try some local produce or sample some of the seafood on offer. If you need to getaway, Sanibel is the place to go!
Bowman’s Beach is a relaxed place along the coastline where wind surfers love to take advantage of the water. Plus, there is a fantastic spot for collecting shells. Afterwards, head to the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum to view shells from around the world. The J.N. Darling National Wildlife Refuge is home to lots of animals visitors can learn about, such as crocodiles and endangered giant manatees. To learn more about the island itself, check out the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village. Here, you can see the historic houses residents used to live in and discover who first called this island their home.
The summer in Sanibel sees hot temperatures and humidity, which means most vacationers visit between January and April. This is time of year welcomes cooler temperatures and little rainfall.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Sanibel is in March, while the cheapest month is in August. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Sanibel is in the high season in March. Sanibel has its low season in September, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Sanibel tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Sanibel tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Sanibel. The warmest months in Sanibel are August and June, when temperatures reach 97 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 40 ˚F. The wettest month in Sanibel is September with 18.51 inches of rain, while the driest month is March with 0.16 inches of rain.
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