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Sanibel Holidays

Sanibel Holidays

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Sanibel is a sub-tropical island paradise. Surrounded by beautiful beaches and easily accessible by a causeway linking it to mainland Florida, Sanibel holidays combine the convenience of accessibility with seclusion and tranquility. Separate from the typical hustle and bustle of Florida holidays, this is the perfect place for you and the family to just escape and unwind.

Whether you want to unwind on the beach, practice your swing on the fairways, top up your tan or explore the best of Floridian scenery, you'll find it all and more on holidays to Sanibel!

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Sanibel Weather

Sanibel has a distinct sub-tropical climate, with wonderful weather from mid January to late May after which the weather would only really suit those comfortable in heat. The beauty of Sanibel is that the weather is good throughout the year; you can come for a holiday to Sanibel at Christmas or in the summer and still get a tan!

Jan 21ºC
Feb 22ºC
Mar 24ºC
Apr 26ºC
May 30ºC
Jun 31ºC
Jul 31ºC
Aug 31ºC
Sep 30ºC
Oct 29ºC
Nov 25ºC
Dec 23ºC


The city is situated on a small island surrounded by beaches and covered with Bouganvellia and other brilliantly coloured flowers and shrubs nearly all year long. A truly remarkable place to visit on holiday purely for the wildlife! Whether you want to come on holidays to Sanibel simply to relax or to see the amazing wildlife, which they have gone to great lengths to preserve, you will not be disappointed!

Things To Do on Sanibel Holidays

The undisputed highlight of any holiday in Sanibel is without question the stunning beaches which surround the island. Be-speckled with shells, sponges and driftwood, these beaches offer a unique charm, quite alien to most of its lifeless contemporaries. However, if you can be persuaded to leave the magical beaches Sanibel also offers a splendid array of interesting and engaging activities for all the family to enjoy.

Why not continue the natural theme and visit J. N. 'Ding' Darling National Wildlife Refuge. This is a magnificent day out which can be visited by car, bike or on foot and even by Kayak for the more intrepid explorers. Also worthwhile is a trip to the island's most notable landmark, the Sanibel Lighthouse to the east of the island. However you decide to spend your time you cannot help but feel rejuvenated by the beautiful surroundings of a Sanibel holiday.


Filled with friendly locals, Sanibel has an unmatched friendly and relaxed feel. Days here consist of lazy strolls along the beach, lunch followed by cocktails and then more time topping up your tan!


Sanibel holidays are renowned for peace and relaxation. Offering a large selection of bars and restaurants Sanibel has plenty to offer families of any age without damaging the quiet and laid back fell of the island. However, families seeking a quiet escape would be advised to avoid visiting in March as this would coincide with Spring Break, which happens to be when students from all over America come here to party!

Book a Sanibel Holiday now!

On the Beach has a range of brilliant last minute deals on flights and great hotels that can be combined for the perfect holiday to Sanibel! Come and enjoy this picturesque town and all the wonders it has to offer!