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Best Value on VRBO® - SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017: $795/Week

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 1-6)


Even if my my unit is booked, I have access to other units at Sanibel Arms West.


• 55' Flat Screen TV in Living Room

• Completely remodeled kitchen and bathrooms in 2011

• Open kitchen with granite counter tops - fabulous

• Check out the photos

• Washer/Dryer

• Wireless Internet

• Flat Screen TVs Throughout


Make yourself to home in these beautiful and comfortable condominiums in a great location on Sanibel. Your condominium will be within a mile of the Sanibel Causeway, Periwinkle Avenue, and the Light House. From your condominium you will be able to quickly access shopping, great restaurants, and many attractions on the island, on Captiva, or on the mainland. This easy access is especially important if you visit during the peak season or if you have children and young adults who want it all.


Just relax, this condominium which many describe as 'FEELS LIKE HOME' is a perfect getaway location for that perfect vacation. With great gulf views and located on the second floor of a two-story building at the gulf-front SANIBEL ARMS WEST complex, your fully-air conditioned, NON-SMOKING condominium has two bedrooms, and easily SLEEPS SIX when using the sleeper sofa. BEACHFRONT UNITS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE. These well built and quiet condominiums are an ideal setting for you to relax, kick back, and enjoy the heaven we call 'Sanibel.' We take pride in maintaining a #1 RATING in the condominium rating system.


Whether you want to fish the Gulf of Mexico, swim the refreshingly warm waters of the Gulf, search for manatees, sail a boat, hunt for the perfect SHELLS, bike on the 25 miles of BIKE TRAILS, take a KAYAKING trip, go sightseeing, witness the rich WILDLIFE at Ding Darling or throughout the area.


The master bedroom contains a king-size bed (NEW as of April 2012), adjacent screened-in lanai, 2 night stands, telephone, and color flat screen TV with remote. Beautifully furnished as you can see in the photos.


The guest bedroom has two twin beds (NEW as of April 2012). Large dresser and night stand. Flat screen TV.


The large living room has seating for six, a sleeper sofa, **NEW** 55' FLAT SCREEN TV, VCR/DVD Player, and stereo system.


The dining room opens into the large lanai (screened-in porch) through a huge sliding door.


All-electric kitchen is fully equipped with range, oven, microwave, refrigerator, and dishwasher.


This Sanibel Island unit contains all dishes, utensils, cookware, bath towels (guests must bring own beach towels), and linens. Other amenities include screened-in heated pool, sundeck, tennis courts, canal boat docks, and miles of natural, white beach.

Sorry, NO PETS Are Allowed.


Top this off with the fact that you have also just discovered one of the best values on VRBO® on Sanibel. In comparing properties, consider cost, quality, and closeness to the beach. When you have done that, this condominium is perhaps the best deal on Sanibel.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Tom McGibbon
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

About Tom McGibbon

I am a software engineer by training, but am a director level manager at a small company, but that's boring. Theresa is an elementary school teacher. I was born in Northern NY near the Canadian border and live near Syracuse, NY now. I am married with 2 adult children. My hobbies include golf and music. I direct a handbell choir at my church.

Tom McGibbon purchased this condo in 2002

Why Tom McGibbon chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

Sanibel, in general, and Sanibel Arms West, in particular, are beautiful and relaxing areas to vacation. It has been a good investment.

What makes this condo unique

the wildlife preserve (Ding Darling) is amazing. Biking, beaching, walking, and eating are my favorite things to do while on the island.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"...had a wonderful time visiting the Sanibel & Captiva Islands. We fished the Gulf of Mexico, swam the refreshingly warm waters, saw manatees, sailed a boat, and witnessed the rich wildlife throughout the area. Through it all, we knew we had home away from home at Sanibel Arms West. Thanks for sharing."
Apr 2004
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Sanibel Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
High Speed Wireless Internet on-site, Gas Grills, No Pets, Other Amenities include Screened-In Heated Pool, Sundeck, Tennis Courts, Canal Boat Docks, 25 miles of Bike Trails, and Miles of Natural, White Beach


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

Best Value on VRBO® - SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017: $795/Week
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 24 reviews

Sanibel Island = Sun, Sand, and Sea Shellsl!

  • 5 of 5

What a terrific week spent on Sanibel Island. Staying in Sanibel Arms West Unit H-7 was perfect! Great location, very nice accommodations, and excellent grounds and staff. We enjoyed riding bikes all over the island, walks on the beach, and quickly became acclimated to the Sanibel stoop....picking up so many varieties of shells. A couple of local establishments we recommend include Bennett's Coffee & Donuts, Pinocchio's Gelato/Ice Cream Shop, Grandma Dot's (coconut shrimp), in addition to the many quality clothing, art, and jewelry shops. Thank you, Tom, for providing such a nice place to stay during our week on Sanibel Island. We plan to return and we have already recommended your condo to some friends. Thanks again! Jim & Lesa

  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am thrilled that you loved our beautiful condo! We can't wait to go back each year. Yes, the location is great - very close to restaurants and the causeway., Staff work very hard to make the grounds beautiful. I can't say enough good things about the staff.. Yes, over 20 miles of bike trails on the island. About a 1 mile walk on the beach to the lighthouse. The shelling is magnificent. Pinocchio's Gelato/Ice Cream Shop and Grandma Dot's (coconut shrimp) are our favorites. Lots of great shopping on a quaint island. Again I am thrilled you loved the condo. I look forward to your return. Thank you.
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Powder Springs, GA

Birthday Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Can't believe we got busy and didn't leave feedback earlier about this great Island retreat back in December. We wanted to get away from it all and spend a well-needed respite with family from out of state. This condo was the perfect place! It was clean, fully stocked, open and full of light and the porch was the perfect spot to relax and chill out after a day on the beach. The owner, Tom, was very courteous and pleasant to deal when booking. Our only complaint is that we had to go back home after just a few days. We would definitely rent this condo again. Thanks Tom for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for all of your kind words. Yes, we too feel it is a great place to relax and enjoy all the island and the beach have to offer. We too love going out on the lanai, having a cup of coffee, and enjoying our meals. The island also has many fabulous restaurants that we enjoy. The staff at Sanibel Arms West are great at making your stay wonderful. The condo is fully stocked with everything you need for a fabulous vacation. Thanks again! I look forward your next return.
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Amazing condo and location

  • 5 of 5

We were on the island for a wedding with four people. The condo was perfect with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. We had all the space that we could need and more for making this our home base while on the island. The condo is beautiful and has everything that you could need while there. Sanibel Arms West is a great location, has beautiful surroundings and great access to the beach. We had a wonderful time with friends, but also had time to relax in the condo with all the comforts of home. We will be back to this location. The owners are wonderful to work with, reservations and payment was a breeze. Check-in and check-out were super easy. Great value for the money and a wonderful place to stay!

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. Like you say, Sanibel Arms West is a great location on the east end of the island (within close proximity of the light house), has been beautifully landscaped, with direct access to the beach. The staff in the on-site office are wonderful to deal with and make everything very easy. The condo is completely updated (for example, 55" HDTV in living room). It is truly a wonderful place to stay!
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Excellent condo

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed through the owner's help at other units in the complex, but this was the first time his condo was available at the time we were traveling . It really is special-very clean and well decorated. The kitchen included everything you could need and it was in great condition-from the silverware to the pots and pans! The porch was really nice especially since it was sunny the in morning and shady in the afternoon. The owner as usual was very helpful and responded quickly to our questions. We hope to stay again soon!

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind words. We are very proud of our condo in paradise and work to keep it updated and comfortable for all of our guests. For example, we recently updated both bathrooms, adding en suite access to the guest bedroom. I hope that in fact you are able to return one day soon. Thanks again.
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Lawrenceburg, Kentucky

A wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We did not stay in this condo but one on the same grounds recommended by owner of this condo. The condo was very clean the grounds were beautiful and the location was very quite with the best neighbors ever.One suggestion would be to remodel the bathrooms as they were kinda old and very small. I would definitely stay again. We had a wonderful all girls vacation and felt very safe here.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Greenville, SC

Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

This is our 4th time to Sanibel and the pictures do not do it justice. It is one of cleanest most comfortable unit and very tastefully decorated. We are very picky and will stay here again. My wife also loved the bedspreads The condo grounds are clean and they offer complimentary beach chairs.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for all of your kind words. We love our condo and work hard to make it comfortable for all. We've poured lots of love into our remodels in the condo (the kitchen, all bathrooms, and bedrooms). The friendly office staff and cleaning staff are wonderful and do a great job at keeping our condo in tip-top condition. The complex is beautifully landscaped. Thanks again for staying at our piece of paradise.
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Ft. Myers, FL
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Lazy Flamingo
Nearest Beach
Sanibel - 75 steps away
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Sanibel Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring 2017
Apr 22 2017 - May 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 24-29
May 24 2017 - May 28 2017
5 night minimum stay
May 29-June 17
May 29 2017 - Jun 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
June 17-July 1
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
July 4th Week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
July/Early August 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Fall 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 30-Dec 15 2017
Sep 30 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Xmas 2017/New Years
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jan, 2018
Jan 6 2018 - Jan 26 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Peak 2018
Jan 27 2018 - Apr 13 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are Subject to Change.

For 7-night minimum requirements, a Saturday to Saturday stay is required.

Deposit Requirements:
January and Peak Weeks: A deposit of $500.00 per week is required
All other weeks: A deposit of $300.00 per week is required

Cancellation Policy:
Reservations cancelled 60 days prior to arrival will receive a refund less a $75.00 service fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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