Sanibel Island, Florida 33957

Our Location

We provide this section of our website so that you can get a feel for where we are located.  We do this in two ways.  First, we have several maps that let you zoom in to Old Town Sanibel and our position relative to the island's geography.  Second, we provide a sequence of aerial photos which will let you visually zoom into our location. Please select a method below.

Getting Here...By Air

Southwest Florida International Airport (941)768-1000; located in Lee County, off Exit 131 on Interstate 75, providing direct access to Sanibel-Captiva via an easy 45-minute drive. The airport is served by nearly all major airlines.

Orlando International Airport (407)825-2001; located 7 miles south of Orlando; take I-4 south to I-75.

Miami International Airport (305)876-7077; located 5 miles northwest of Miami; take I-75 west.

Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (305)357-6100; located 4 miles south of Fort Lauderdale; take I-75 west.

Getting Here...By Car

Interstate 75; Take Exit 131 (Daniels Parkway) west to Summerlin Road. Then follow Summerlin Road to the Sanibel Causeway (a $3 toll). Drive across and onto Sanibel Island. At the four-way stop sign at Periwinkle Way, either a right or left turn will lead you to beaches, shops, accommodations, etc.

Interstate 95; If you're driving into Florida from the North via Jacksonville, take I-95 south to I-4; take I-4 west to I-75, then follow the directions above. If you're on Florida's east coast and choose to bypass the Orlando and Tampa areas (both off I-4), take I-95 south to Fort Lauderdale and follow the signs directing you to I-75 west (toward Naples).

Car Rentals; You'll need a valid driver's license, proof of auto insurance and a major credit card. (Some rental agencies have minimum age requirements, too) Nearly all major car rentals are available at Southwest Florida International Airport; it's best to make reservations before you arrive.

City Distance (miles)
to Sanibel-Captiva
City Distance (miles)
to Sanibel-Captiva
Clearwater 145 Orlando 175
Daytona Beach 230 Palm Beach 144
Ft. Lauderdale 155 Sarasota 90
Gainesville 250 St. Augustine 270
Jacksonville 305 St. Petersburg 130
Key West 290 Stuart 155
Miami 235 Tallahassee 375
Naples 45 Tampa 145
Ocala 215    

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The Palms of Sanibel
Hosts: Don & Gloria - John & Laurie
1220 Morningside Drive
Sanibel FL 33957
(239) 395-1775 (Voice)
(239) 395-3379 (FAX)