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Seminole, Florida
Reviewed 21 April 2013

We stayed here for two nights, as quick great away. Luke and Stephanie are great. Very helpful. We stayed in #10. It is the one bedroom cottage, by the beach. A short stroll to the beach. From the living room, you can see the beach. Not a fan of the window A/C, but it works. Good times with the dog....

Thank Paul_From_Seminole
Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 18 April 2013

I would highly recommend Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages to anyone visiting Sanibel Island! It is an oceanfront property with an outstanding location near the Sanibel/ Captiva Island exchange which allows you to maximize every minute you are on the island. The owners/managers are truly lovely and know the island extremely well so can give you great recommendations on whatever...

Thank Anna T
Reviewed 16 April 2013

We just got back to Ohio today after 8 wonderful days on Sanibel Island. We once again stayed at Tropical Winds. It is such a beautiful beach there and we loved the new managers, Luke & Stephanie (and Holly, of course!) Very friendly people and willing to help make your stay comfortable and relaxing. This is not a high traffic/party...

Thank LuvtheSanibelSun
Reviewed 15 April 2013

Need to escape and spend some quiet time on the beach?... this is definitely the place for you. We booked here specifically for their beach location (for a fashion magazine photo shoot) but fell in love with Tropical Winds immediately. We stayed in the 2 bedroom cottage and it was absolutely perfect size for 3 adults (and a ton of...

Thank LesasView
Crown Point, Indiana, USA
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We always love this seaside room. Perfect weather, sunny and hot. Perfect managers - kind and caring. We couldn't have asked for a more perfect spring break vacation. Thank you so much for always taking care of us!

Thank WinfieldWormie
Winchester, New Hampshire
Reviewed 7 April 2013

Our second visit to this wonderful spot. Casual cottages with an uncrowded beach two minutes stroll away. Great shelling - my wife found a Cabrit's murex the first day! As during our last stay, people are friendly and relaxed, helpful without being intrusive. The new managers Luke and Stephanie are exceptional -- they are informative and helpful hosts. And such...

Thank JerseyTM
Edgewater, Maryland
Reviewed 6 April 2013

A delightful little set of cottages on the west end of Sanibel...our cottage was not ocean front, but was a very short walk - a minute or so - to an excellent, uncrowded private shelling beach. We came to Sanibel for the shelling, and visited many of the renowned shelling beaches only to return again and again to our own...

Thank AnnieJ52
Lakeland, Florida
Reviewed 28 March 2013

Called around to locate a last minute stay on Sanibel Island during spring break. I was fortunate to call Tropical Winds which had one room left. My kids and I had a blast, enjoyed all the other families and couples. The managers Stephanie and Luke are very special people. They worked endlessly to make everyone feel welcome and have anything...

Thank M R
Fort Worth
Reviewed 16 March 2013 via mobile

We stayed in a one bedroom cottage with its own pathway right to a secluded beach. The shells and birds were plenty! The beach was so beautiful- no trash at all! The owners were wonderful and so accommodating! The cottage was small but had everything we needed. Loved the kitchen- bathroom nice and good hot shower. Only one flat screen...

Thank sherylschwoy
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 13 March 2013

The best place to stay! Pet friendly; well equipped rooms, and a pristine stretch of beach far away from the more "touristy" spots. The place is further than a walking distance from restaurants but grills and kitchens are there to use (and why would you want to leave the beach anyway?) JN Darling National Wildlife Refuge and the Shell Museum...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come experience Sanibel with the charm of Old Style Florida! Located on the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico, on the west end of the island, Tropical Winds is tucked away in a very secluded, private setting within a small residential neighborhood. Enjoy one of our beachfront or nearby cottages in our own tropical paradise! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages

Address: 4819 Tradewinds & Jamaica Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-2605
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $300 - $526 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Only one has a king bed otherwise they have two double beds in the rooms -there are not many so booking ahead is helpful”
Iamwhereswaldo, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“unit 7 near ocean was clean and updated.”
484ClaudiaC, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Call to make sure rate is as advertised”
FortMyersRecycler, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any rooms but #5 are ok - #5 is just too small”
SLynnS01, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had room #6 - it was recently updated.”
  • Queen bed
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  • 2 Full size beds
javiincf, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
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