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Sarasota, FL
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 2 June 2013

We have stayed at Tropical Winds at least five times. We love it...so does our dog. The new managers are wonderful and the place is clean and well kept. If I had one complaint, it would be the furniture. Since Sanibel is not known for its night life, you do spend your evenings in your room. The furniture is so... More 

Thank sandyrose749
Dunedin, Florida, United States
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 29 April 2013

What an amazing weekend. Renewed our vows on the beautiful beach at sunset. Beach is amazing, tons of shells and our cottage was perfect. Rented the 2 bedroom/2 bath cottage with another couple and it was immaculate. Luke and Stephanie (managing couple) make you feel at home the moment you arrive and couldn't have been nicer. They were on top... More 

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Seminole, Florida
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49 reviews
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Reviewed 21 April 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights, as quick great away. Luke and Stephanie are great. Very helpful. We stayed in #10. It is the one bedroom cottage, by the beach. A short stroll to the beach. From the living room, you can see the beach. Not a fan of the window A/C, but it works. Good times with the dog.... More 

Thank Paul_From_Seminole
Miami Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 18 April 2013

I would highly recommend Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages to anyone visiting Sanibel Island! It is an oceanfront property with an outstanding location near the Sanibel/ Captiva Island exchange which allows you to maximize every minute you are on the island. The owners/managers are truly lovely and know the island extremely well so can give you great recommendations on whatever... More 

Thank Anna T
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Reviewed 16 April 2013

We just got back to Ohio today after 8 wonderful days on Sanibel Island. We once again stayed at Tropical Winds. It is such a beautiful beach there and we loved the new managers, Luke & Stephanie (and Holly, of course!) Very friendly people and willing to help make your stay comfortable and relaxing. This is not a high traffic/party... More 

Thank LuvtheSanibelSun
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2013

Need to escape and spend some quiet time on the beach?... this is definitely the place for you. We booked here specifically for their beach location (for a fashion magazine photo shoot) but fell in love with Tropical Winds immediately. We stayed in the 2 bedroom cottage and it was absolutely perfect size for 3 adults (and a ton of... More 

Thank LesasView
Crown Point, Indiana, USA
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Reviewed 8 April 2013

We always love this seaside room. Perfect weather, sunny and hot. Perfect managers - kind and caring. We couldn't have asked for a more perfect spring break vacation. Thank you so much for always taking care of us!

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Winchester, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 7 April 2013

Our second visit to this wonderful spot. Casual cottages with an uncrowded beach two minutes stroll away. Great shelling - my wife found a Cabrit's murex the first day! As during our last stay, people are friendly and relaxed, helpful without being intrusive. The new managers Luke and Stephanie are exceptional -- they are informative and helpful hosts. And such... More 

Thank JerseyTM
Edgewater, Maryland
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Reviewed 6 April 2013

A delightful little set of cottages on the west end of Sanibel...our cottage was not ocean front, but was a very short walk - a minute or so - to an excellent, uncrowded private shelling beach. We came to Sanibel for the shelling, and visited many of the renowned shelling beaches only to return again and again to our own... More 

Thank AnnieJ52
Lakeland, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 28 March 2013

Called around to locate a last minute stay on Sanibel Island during spring break. I was fortunate to call Tropical Winds which had one room left. My kids and I had a blast, enjoyed all the other families and couples. The managers Stephanie and Luke are very special people. They worked endlessly to make everyone feel welcome and have anything... More 

Thank M R

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come experience Sanibel with the charm of Old Style Florida! Located on the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico, on the west end of the island, Tropical Winds is tucked away in a very secluded, private setting within a small residential neighborhood. Enjoy one of our beachfront or nearby cottages in our own tropical paradise! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages

Address: 4819 Tradewinds Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-2605
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $198 - $526 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tropical Winds Motel & Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Only one has a king bed otherwise they have two double beds in the rooms -there are not many so booking ahead is helpful”
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