Sanibel travel guide

Sanibel Tourism | Sanibel Guide

You're Going to Love Sanibel

With a population of 6,469, Sanibel is a must-see destination in Florida, United States.

Where to Eat in Sanibel

If you’re looking for affordable options, Cielo (1244 Periwinkle Way) and Il Tesoro-Sanibel (751 Tarpon Bay Road) are great picks.

When to visit Sanibel

Sanibel in May
Estimated hotel price
S$ 225
1 night at 3-star hotel
Sanibel in May
Estimated hotel price
S$ 225
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Sanibel

Plane

Although Sanibel doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to SW Florida Intl Airport (RSW), which is located 28 km from Sanibel.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Sanibel, including RedCoach, Tornado Bus and FlixBus. From Fort Lauderdale, the bus ride to Sanibel takes 201 km and will cost you around S$ 59. From Tampa, the ticket costs about S$ 59 for a journey of 201 km.

Plane

Although Sanibel doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to SW Florida Intl Airport (RSW), which is located 28 km from Sanibel.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Sanibel, including RedCoach, Tornado Bus and FlixBus. From Fort Lauderdale, the bus ride to Sanibel takes 201 km and will cost you around S$ 59. From Tampa, the ticket costs about S$ 59 for a journey of 201 km.

Airlines serving Sanibel

Lufthansa
Good (4,676 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
SWISS
Good (941 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,749 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,172 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,100 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,937 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,352 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,231 reviews)
LOT
Good (672 reviews)
Finnair
Good (765 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,933 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (776 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Sanibel

Most booked hotels in Sanibel

Tarpon Tale Inn
3 stars
Excellent (9.6, Excellent reviews)
S$ 299+
Island Inn
3 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
S$ 389+
The Lighthouse Resort Inn & Suites
3 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
S$ 177+
Sanibel Island Beach Resort
3 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
S$ 343+
Pink Shell Beach Resort And Marina
4 stars
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
S$ 355+
Sunset Beach Inn
3 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
S$ 277+

Hiring a car in Sanibel

Expect to pay S$ 1.36 per litre in Sanibel (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 16.31 and S$ 21.75.

Expect to pay S$ 1.36 per litre in Sanibel (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 16.31 and S$ 21.75.