Beaches to visit


Bowman's Beach - 1700 Bowmans Beach Road Sanibel, FL 33957   RIGHT NEXT TO THE CONDO COMPLEX!

Pristine and quiet, you won’t find any hotels here. Park and walk over a bridge to secluded white beach. There is an outdoor shower located at this beach. This is the only beach with barbecue grills. Located off Sanibel-Captiva Rd., turn left on Bowman’s Beach Rd. Up Island.

  • Restrooms, changing rooms and outdoor shower

  • Oversized (20 foot and over) vehicle parking – several free handicap parking – 7 spaces

  • Picnic tables and Barbecue grills

  • Public telephone at restrooms

  • Nature and fitness trails

  • Canoe and kayak launching

Lighthouse Beach & Fishing Pier - 110 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957

This is the site of our historic functioning lighthouse. Located on the eastern tip of Sanibel, wrapping around to the bay side. This is where the t-dock-fishing pier is and a boardwalk nature trail winding through native wetlands. Turn left on Periwinkle Way from Causeway Road.

  • Restrooms and outdoor shower

  • Free handicap parking – 4 parking spaces

  • Fishing Pier, Lighthouse, Boardwalk and Nature Trails, RV Parking – 2 spaces

  • Bike rack – no fee for bikes

  • 24 Hour paid parking

Gulfside City Park - 2001 Algiers Lane Sanibel, FL 33957

Picnic tables and seclusion welcome you, located mid-island on Algiers Lane off Casa Ybel Rd. Mid Island.

  • Restrooms and outdoor shower

  • Free handicap parking – 3 handicap spaces

  • Picnic tables and BBQ Grills

  • Bike rack – no fee for bikes

Tarpon Beach - 2475 W. Gulf Drive Sanibel, FL 33957

Easy parking for recreational vehicles, and a short hike from the parking lot to the beach. Located at the south end of Tarpon Bay Rd. at West Gulf Drive. Mid Island

  • Restrooms and outdoor shower at beach entrance

  • Bike parking at beach entrance – no fee for bikes

  • Oversized (20 foot and over) vehicle parking – several

  • Free handicap parking – 3 handicap spaces at beach entrance

Blind Pass Beach - 6491-6499 Sanibel Captiva Road Sanibel, FL 33957

Located on both the Sanibel and Captiva side of the Blind Pass Bridge, this beach is popular with shellers and fishermen. Signs warn against swimming because of the swift currents. Located on Sanibel-Captiva Rd. at Blind Pass Bridge. No restrooms on the Sanibel side.

  • Parking on both sides of Blind Pass bridge

  • NO restrooms on Sanibel side

  • Restrooms and outdoor shower on Captiva side

  • Free handicap parking – 1 space on Captiva and 1 space on Sanibel