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Castaways Cottages of Sanibel

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Location, location, location, just south of Captiva on Sanibel Island, and very close to Bowman Beach; one of the best shelling beaches in the United States. Cute cottages that are very clean and look new inside with full kitchens. Staff is very knowledgeable about surrounding landmarks and thing to see and do. Staff is also very personable and friendly.

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Cape Coral
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The beach location near Blind Pass is great for fishermen and we found many beautiful shells. A little pricey for the room quality/cleanliness, but w did enjoy our stay. The pool was nice and the marina was convenient.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice place to stay.. Friendly staff and great location. I have been staying at the Castaways for the past 20 years and it is always such a fun place to go. The location is perfect if you like fishing at Blind Pass. The Marina staff goes out of there way to help you with whatever you need.

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Honeoye Falls
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very relaxed, laid back atmosphere. Extremely friendly staff, clean cottages, great location. Stayed on the Bay side- quiet and relaxing. The bathroom in our one room cottage was small, but the bedroom was very sufficient. The kitchen had a small fridge, sink, microwave and coffee maker. We used the grill a lot for making dinner. The screened porch was...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a small cottage that was attached to 3 others on the bay side. It hasn't ben updated since the 70's ( pink bathroom) but it was very clean and had a good shower. We loved sitting on the porch having coffee every morning. It is a short walk across the street to the beach which saves $4...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rented #32 for our family to have a mini vacation. Very disappointed when we got there! From the broken blinds that we couldn't open to the filthy furniture, the yucky toilet bowl brush and clenching my teeth looking up to the air conditioning vent, the pictures will say it all, I would have posted more but am only allowed...

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent three nights at Castaways and we absolutely loved it. We were in cottage #25 on the bay side. Ideally, our view wouldn't have included the resort's fuel tank - but we could look past that to the water and watch blue herons come and go. Our cottage included a screened porch, where we spent much of our time....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful place! We come 3 or 4 times a year and love the location! Ellen n housekeeping, Clive with grounds keeping, the front desk staff and marina staff are always friendly, helpful and the best! We wouldn't stay anywhere else.. great job castaways!

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Sunbury, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I heard great reviews so we thought the $250 a night sounded reasonable for an island cottage close to the beach on a Wednesday night. This place is in desperate need of TLC. It appears it's not received any since the 70's. I think we had one of the smallest cottages which consisted of a bed, bathroom and mini fridge....

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Troy
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We made our second visit this year. Castaways' location, ambience and staff friendliness was most important to us. We enjoy all the wildlife that populates their own private waterfront. Our cabin was upgraded and the look, space and amenities far exceeded our expectations.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waterview cottages, efficiencies, or motel units are surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and beautiful Sunset Bay. Discover miles of sandy beaches, shelling, fishing, swimming, or just relaxing Island style. The Castaways is a touch of paradise you're sure to remember. World-class shelling and bird-watching. Great fishing from our private docks or in the Gulf of Mexico.Marina with canoe,kayak and bicycle rentals, charter captains, bait and other sundry items.Three restaurants and general store within walking distance. Heated swimming pool. Pet-friendly units available for guests who want their 4-footed friends to enjoy a true family vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castaways Cottages of Sanibel

Address: 6460 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-2016
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $291 - $292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Castaways Cottages of Sanibel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Castaways Beach And Bay Cottages Hotel Sanibel Island
Castaways Beach And Bay Hotel
Castaways Beach And Bay Resort
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Sanibel Island
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“The bay side is quieter and more private.”
RachelKJ1975, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“bay side more birds and wild life, cottages gulf side very nice”
372nancyf, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“No. 28 directly on the Bay has the best view!”
  • This is a view from inside No.28 out across the Bay
  • View of the Bay even from the parkign spot of No.28
BradW72, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pool side is very convenient....never stayed in other locations.”
anneclearspring, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book room on the marina”
JudyR522, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
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