Voted “Best Hotel on Sanibel & Captiva”, the Island Inn, with its combination of quaint “Old Florida” charm and modern accommodations, sits on 10 beautiful Gulf front acres, offering 550 feet of beach with some of the best shelling the area has to offer. Every room and cottage, most with screened porches, overlooks our beautiful 10-acre shaded beachfront yard, just steps from the gentle warm waters of the Gulf. This priceless amenity ensures a peaceful, private and relaxing stay, as well as offering a wonderful space for the kids to play while you sit back with a book on your porch.Dating back to 1895, the Island Inn is the traditional family resort on the island. Traditions on the Beach, the Inn’s award-winning Restaurant, Bar and Lounge, serves breakfast and dinner in one of the islands only beachfront dining rooms.The Island Inn’s location, “Old Florida” charm and warm southern hospitality keep guests returning year after year. If you’re looking for a special place to slow down and relax, and spend some quality time with friends and loved ones… you just found it! Cherished memories, modern comforts... enjoy it all at the Island Inn!!!