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Sanibel Causeway

Causeway Drive, Sanibel Island, FL
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Gorgeous views

If you time it right the views of the islands are perfectly lit and it’s truly a gorgeous drive in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cris H
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Toronto, Canada
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Sunsets!

We spent a couple of evenings parked on the beaches under the causeway just to watch the sunsets... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
R4238TTmikek
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Madison
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“toll booth” (28 reviews)
“fish” (118 reviews)
“beautiful drive” (49 reviews)
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Causeway Drive, Sanibel Island, FL
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you time it right the views of the islands are perfectly lit and it’s truly a gorgeous drive in. First time here and it didn’t disappoint

Thank Cris H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a couple of evenings parked on the beaches under the causeway just to watch the sunsets. Best way to spend an e ending!

Thank R4238TTmikek
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

$5.00 per hour minimum parking fee on all beaches on the island which can add up when you just want to chill. The causeway beaches let you park on the sand, there are some shaded areas - the beach and water are beautiful.

Thank mermaid939
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful view across the bay as you near Sanibel island, the causeway rises high above the sea and you can watch as pelicans hover alongside, look out for dolphins in the shimmering waters below (if you're not driving!). You can pull in at one...More

Thank sky0fblue
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although next to the highway, the area is a little oasis, white sands, shallow clear water ideal for picnicking. From the bridge you get great views across to the island and beyond. The bridge toll is $6 to go onto the island, no charge for...More

Thank Andy E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At one point the bridge is so steep you feel like you are driving to the sky. The brown pelicans liked to glide along the guard rail. They have parking areas and sand beaches along the way.

Thank KLB2011
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best parts of visiting Sanibel is the 3 mile drive over the Sanibel Causeway. The views over the water are beautiful. There are parks along the way with beaches and places to fish, swim and picnic. The toll is $6.00 which is...More

Thank ALB63
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parks on each of the islands that you can stop and putz around the beach. Looks like a hotspot on the weekends.

Thank Emily S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anticipation starts as you ride across the causeway to Sanibel Island. Part bridge, part beach. We've stopped along the way to Sanibel to enjoy the view.

Thank Patrimanch
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most breath-taking causeways and views, beyond words. A must! Put this on your bucket list and then go and enjoy shelling on Sanibel and Captiva. Absolutely gorgeous!

Thank Renee H
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Carol S
16 April 2018|
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Response from Minkster56 | Reviewed this property |
The Sanibel Causeway is a causeway in Southwest Florida that spans the San Carlos Bay, connecting Sanibel Island with the Florida mainland in Punta Rassa. The causeway consists of three separate two-lane bridge spans, and... More
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Charlotte S
5 April 2018|
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Response from tom K | Reviewed this property |
No Overnight parking is not permitted
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Lori T
2 April 2018|
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Response from Bonita_Bch | Reviewed this property |
I’ve never heard of anyone getting married there. There’s no reason you can’t, other than the traffic noise
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