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Reviewed 4 August 2013 via mobile

Like other reviews, I agree with the vintage term. What I loved---location, free bike rental/beach chairs/beach umbrella/even stuff for kids, wonderful landscaping, friendly staff, short stroll to the waves, deep pool. What needs work---units need work around the doors (very old) which allow cool air to escape and sugar ants to enjoy scraps. For two the studio is more than...

3Thank Scobsnrn95
Reviewed 31 July 2013 via mobile

If you want to be waited on hand and foot - go elsewhere. If you want a comfortable, affordable Family style vacation in an old school Florida Beach lifestyle - this is the place. It's a timeshare - we booked thru the Armed Forces Vacation Club into the "A" building (closest to the beach except for the Spinnaker cottage) but...

3Thank GunnyS2862
Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 27 July 2013

It may look a little old and a little tired, but its located RIGHT ON THE BEACH! You can leave your unit any time and walk right on the beach and start collecting shells in minute. I’ve had a timeshare there for over 25 years and the management company has always maintained and tried to improve the facilities. The pool...

1Thank Bob_Mannino
Clarksville, Tennessee
Reviewed 5 June 2013

Caribe Beach Resort is a charming, beautiful reflection of what I imagine a top notch motel was on Sanibel back in the 60s and before. It is a small resort...only about 26 units in all on a beautiful piece of property right on the Gulf. Most units are studios with a murphy bed and pullout sofa. Our studio was perfect...

5Thank ghm172
Aurora, Colorado
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Our stay seriously marred by the uncaring attitude of Nan, who is Pres. of Kenoyer Real Estate, the booking company We arrived later than intended on Sun night to find the resort office closed and no information anywhere for us, although we had pre-paid over $900 for our stay. There was a pager # to call "in case of emergency"....

11Thank Marilyn A
Reviewed 28 March 2013

like gas grills, sports equipment and bikes, usually charged extra at other similar locations. Quiet sunset facing right on beach, best value on Sanibel . Yes sizes of efficiency units are small, but try to find equal space for the same price anywhere on the island: you cant. As far as empty units, most are owned by timeshare owners and...

2Thank BlueskysBonnie
Upstate NY
Reviewed 15 March 2013

We have been going to Caribe for over thirty years with our family timeshares. There are bigger and more glamorous resorts on the island, of course, but this location is a fantastic place to stay. The rooms are spacious enough. The one bedroom sleeps up to 6 but is comfortable with enough privacy for two. There are two washers and...

4Thank Christi E
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Reviewed 9 March 2013

We were driving along Sanibel and decided on a whim to check in to this resort after driving by and seeing they had a vacancy. It was 4 o'clock when we called and were offered a rate of $150 for a studio apartment for the night which is spectacular for high-season when most rooms are going for $300+/night. The room...

1Thank Paul M
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We stayed here through our time share 6 years ago and loved it. Since then, we come back twice a year for a 1 week stay each time. Never able to get it through our time share again, but we just pay for it anyway. The location on the island is perfect, close to all. We always rent the Outrigger...

5Thank Lilblackjeep
Grasse, France
Reviewed 27 January 2013

This is our third visit to this charming hotel. The rooms have kitchen facilities, which is great to make your breakfast and any meal as its fully equipped. We had a room in the A block with a terrace, the place only has 20 rooms. Ask for a second floor studio,with sea view. You will be enchanted. This is a...

2Thank friendlyfrench

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Caribe Beach Resort

Address: 2669 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5911
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Caribe Beach Hotel Sanibel Island
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“Don't take an upstairs efficiency with the hollywood bed and sleeper couch unless it is for 2-3 people and you have Saran Wrap.”
 of 5 bubbles 237zacharym, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We are second floor of building A. Good view of ocean. No elevator in this building so make sure stairs are not a problem for you.”
 of 5 bubbles bryant807, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Spinnaker Cottage is the only 2 bedroom at resort”
 of 5 bubbles CoquinaGirl99, 2 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Upper floor of building nearest to beach”
 of 5 bubbles GrandmaMac, 11 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Two buildings; one has great views of the pool area, the other of the beach but with smaller porches. Most rooms are efficiency with 5 one-bedroom units and a couple other multiple bedroom individual cabins.”
 of 5 bubbles Tidetim, 3 Feb 2015 | Read review
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