As of 2015, the only two all-inclusive resorts on Sanibel Island are Holiday Inn Sanibel Island Beach Resort and Casa Ybel Resort, both of which earned ratings of four out of five on TripAdvisor. Another nearby resort is South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island.
Holiday Inn Sanibel Island offers private beach access as well as a poolside tiki bar, bike rentals, tennis courts, and complimentary beach cabanas and chairs. All of the rooms at Casa Ybel Resort face the beach, and the hotel offers spa services, a nature sanctuary and a bird pond on-site.
Travelers looking for a resort with more activities may prefer South Seas Island Resort on nearby Captiva Island, which offers a golf course, 11 pools, tennis courts, chartered fishing trips and jet ski rental on-site.