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Natural, secluded and exclusive, historic Casa Ybel Resort epitomizes the sanctuary, old-island spirit of Sanibel. Occupying 23 acres of beach front property isolated from commercial enterprise, the resort forms a sheltered getaway where romantic surroundings and outdoor recreation attract couples and families alike. Travelers have found respite and hospitality here since the 1890's.
All reviews thistle lodge recommend casa pool bar one bedroom suite the kitchen time share huge pool grouper sandwich pool side an umbrella screened in porch first floor ocean view beautiful grounds rented bikes daily maid service tennis courts
I stayed at Casa Ybel with my husband and two kids (baby and 4yo). It was such a fun trip and I recommend this hotel. The pool and pool bar/restaurant were lovely. Really nice pool and great food, drinks, and service at Coconuts. It had...More
The one bedroom unit was well furnished and we enjoyed having the extra space the unit offered. Great view and easy walk to the beach. Easy parking. Pool was good size and the pool bar/restaurant was excellent - both in food quality and fun staff....More
Stayed here again recently and I was delighted again with the location and the 1 bedroom suite although the suite needed attention .
What spoils the resort however are service issues such as admin errors at registration ,lack of pool towel staff and being encouraged...More
I LOVE Casa Ybel!! Wonderful tropical accommodations with a sea view. I enjoyed relaxing on the beach & my lunch and drinks @ coconuts. They had a DJ @ the pool playing fun music and the kids had a great time dancing. My favorite vacation/birthday...More
Three years ago, when we first purchased our time share week, it was with the intention to rent it out. Already living in Florida, just a 1/2 hour away from Sanibel, why would we need to stay there??? Because it’s paradise, that’s why. Today, as...More
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That's a very odd question. I live locally. I work locally. In the high end fashion industry, by the way, where every type of respectful person is openly welcomed. If you are looking to hump your partner publicly, I would... More
That's a very odd question. I live locally. I work locally. In the high end fashion industry, by the way, where every type of respectful person is openly welcomed. If you are looking to hump your partner publicly, I would suggest finding the proper resort. This is a family friendly vacation spot with a younger crowd, as I have stated, that I'm sure is fairly accepting of the gay relationships of today. And I can't even address the color comment. The fact you even brought it up tells me maybe you should be booking at the local Motel 6. Sounds like you have a chip on your shoulder .....
Yes it is set back somewhat if you pull up google maps you'll see the location from the aerial image. I would call the resort to ask if the beach has been cleaned because if not, and there are dead fish on the shore, there... More
Yes it is set back somewhat if you pull up google maps you'll see the location from the aerial image. I would call the resort to ask if the beach has been cleaned because if not, and there are dead fish on the shore, there will be a smell I imagine.