Sanibel Lighthouse

#7 in Best Things To Do in Sanibel Island
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Sanibel Lighthouse
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Key Info

Point Ybel, Sanibel Island

Price & Hours

Free
24/7 daily

Details

Sightseeing, Free Type
Less than 1 hour Time to Spend
2.9scorecard
  • 5.0Value
  • 2.0Facilities
  • 2.5Atmosphere

One of the first lighthouses on Florida's Gulf Coast, this station on the island's eastern end used to light the entrance into San Carlos Bay. Now, this iconic Sanibel Island landmark is a little worse for wear. Recent travelers did not find the lighthouse too aesthetically pleasing and recommended taking a few pictures before moving along to Periwinkle Way (less than a mile away).

The grounds of the nearly 130-year-old Sanibel Lighthouse are always open to the public. For more information on visiting, check out the Sanibel & Capitva Island Visitors Center website.

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Bowman's is well known for having beautiful, unusual shells, but you'll have to put a little effort into finding the true gems along this beach. Recent travelers found the best method is to step waist-deep in the water and dig your feet into the sand to find the shells.

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