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Sanibel Surfside Direct Gulf Front Condos

Sanibel Island, Florida, United States

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View From The Gulf of Mexico - Closest Condos to the Beach!
View of Sanibel Surfside From The Beach
Aerial View - Closest Condo Complex to the Ocean!
#122 Lanai & Master Bedroom
#122 Glass/Screen Lanai has direct front AND side views of the Gulf & Beach!
#122 (and #111) Lanais have the thickest and most comfortable cushions!  Also 2 Ceiling Fans!
#122 Sunset colors from the  lanai.  Imagine sipping a glass of wine while enjoying this view.
Sunrises! Both condos have Privacy!  Walk out from the main area or the bedroom to this spectacular scenery.
#122 Sunrise Morning Glow on the Lanai - Perfect with coffee or tea...
#122 This could be your office! Binoculars are kept in both condos to borrow.
#122 Relaxing Happy Hour...and/or Dinner with an Ocean View Table...We have crystal cut wine glasses for you (both condos)!
#122 Sunrise from your pillow...
#122 Master Bedroom with Wall-of-Glass for one of the best bedroom views in Sanibel!
#122 Master Bedroom Drift off to sleep with the sounds of the waves...
#122  Priceless Sunrise Views from your Ritz-Carlton Pillow and luxury pillow top bed.
All beds in #111 & #122 are the same  High-End  Pillow Top Mattresses that we personally selected. Everyone will sleep very comfortable!
#122 Master Bathroom  with His & Her sinks. You can see the ocean during your shower!
#122 A wonderful place to relax and enjoy the ocean views.  Movies & Games & Puzzles provided in both condos.
#122 Professional Interior Designed  Comfortable living
#122 Designer Furnishings that are comfortable and cute!
#122 View the Gulf & Beach from the dining table, or sit at the counter.
#122  Open floor plan  allows the cook in the kitchen to socialize &  view the ocean!
#122 Desk area for writing post cards or checking emails.
#122 Kitchen with new appliances.  Granite counter tops, modern lighting with dimmer switches.  Cut crystal wine glasses!
#122 Kitchen Stocked with Everything you need to cook except the food.
#122 Guest Bedroom new deep pillow top mattresses .
#122 Guest Bathroom  is also updated and renovated.
#122 Washer & Dryer in your condo.  (#111 has a washer & dryer too.)
#122 Floor Plan  1200 Square Feet
NO SMOKING IS ALLOWED ANYWHERE @ Sanibel Surfside and the entire complex - Inside & Outside.   We can help smokers find a smoker-friendly complex!
#111 Lanai (One of Two Lanais!) Corner End Unit!
#111 Lanai All New Lanai Furniture!
#111 Lanai (One of Two Private Lanais!)
#111 Nothing blocks your perfect view of the Beach & Ocean. Condo is High Above the low ground cover.
#111 Open & Spacious with this panoramic beach view.
#111 Ocean View Dining!
#111 Amazing Views from the entire condo....
#111 Huge Open Floor Plan - 1425 Square Feet!
#111 MasterBedroom (Unique Bed is from Indonesia.)
#111 Master Bedroom before new Lanai furniture.
#111 Two Lanais! This is the Private Master BedroomLanai.
#111 Sunrise on the Private Master Bedroom Lanai...
#111 Master Bathroom with His & Her Sinks.
#111 A Queen Bed in a Guest Bedroom is Unique in Sanibel!
#111 Guest Bedroom's Queen Luxury Bed. Perfect for 2 couples on vacation!
#111 Guest Bedroom is spacious and has a desk area.
#111 Guest Bathroom.
#111 Kitchen - All New Appliances!  Everything you need!
#11 Kitchen - Equipped for any type of chef. Everything included except the food.
#111 Entertainment - Blu Ray DVD with Netflix (bring your account password) & CD Player.
#111 Popular Books, DVDs, CDs,  Games, and Puzzles.
#111 Welcome to Paradise!
#111 Floor Plan  1425 Square Feet
Honor Bar Wine & Tennis Balls - Take One-Replace One! (#111 & #122)
Each of our condos has a  Rare Reserved Covered Parking Spot
Beautiful Clean Heated Uncrowded Pool in a Tropical setting!
42 Feet x 22 Feet.  Uncrowded due to only 38 condos in entire complex.
2 New Uncrowded Free Tennis Courts.  Rackets provided.
2 Tennis Courts Surrounded by Palm Trees.  One Court also has Pickle Ball Lines!
Sea Shell & Sandy Feet/Beach Items Rinsing Station
Birds are always in front of Sanibel Surfside.
Sanibel Surfside Condo Locator Map
Beach Chairs Provided. High and low and chaise lounge! #111 & #122
Both beach closets include chairs, umbrellas, shell nets, boogie boards, noodles, paddle boards, beach toys, etc!
Tennis Rackets in your Beach Closet. #111 & #122
Shuffle Board & Equipment for Sanibel Surfside  guests.
2 New Gas Grills.  Grill Tools are in the kitchens of #111 & #122.
Sanibel Surfside's Beach - We provide Shell Nets & Shell Scoop Baskets for our guests.
Sanibel Beach
Sanibel Surfside Entrance at the end of Donax Street.
Our #1 Goal is for you to love your Sanibel Island accommodations!
You can't get any closer to the Gulf of Mexico! #111 & #122 are in the section that juts out closest to the beach.
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    Availability Calendar #111 (and Total Rate):

    Availability Calendar #122 (and Total Rate):

    If you are looking for THE BEST VIEWS and luxurious, relaxing, serene, and tranquil accomodations - Sanibel Surfside #122 and #111 are the perfect places for your vacation! Our 2 condos are crisp, fresh, contemporary, clean, and bright.
    We designed them to be the perfect balance of serenity and sophistication.

    Pack light....we provide the beach towels, chairs (a variety of heights & styles), beach umbrellas, beach/pool toys, tennis rackets, and a lot more!

    Both condos have a strict 4 guest maximum occupancy limit- infants and small children each count towards the 4 guests maximum. NO DOGS or CATS.


    The genuine care and comfort of our guests will result in service and experiences as memorable as Sanibel Island itself.

    All rentals are always Saturday (Check-In 4pm) to Saturday (Check-Out 10am).

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    If you are slightly curious or interested about one of our condos, please call (239-579-0348) or email ( our rental property agency for:
    • Current Calendar Availability
    • Detailed quote - No Surprises.
    • Deposit and Reservation payments information
    • Cancellation Policy & Optional Trip Cancellation information.


    •Bigger (1425 vs 1200 square feet total) & Corner End Location
    •Two Lanais with sliding glass doors & screens. (Extra Private lanai connected to the Master Bedroom).
    •Extra Side window for light and another view of the beach, ocean, and palm trees because it is a corner unit.
    •1 King Bed and 1 Queen bed (No Twin beds – which is hard to find on Sanibel and is perfect for 2 couples that want to vacation together).
    •Full size washer & dryer.
    •3 “Smart” Blu-Ray players. (Will work with YOUR Netflix/Hulu/etc. account.)
    •The rate is higher than Sanibel Surfside #122.

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    • We stay in our own condos frequently to update & upgrade them to exceed the high expectations of our guests. We work hard to earn our excellent reviews!
    • Sanibel Surfside is one of the closest condos to the ocean on Sanibel. An Aerial or Satellite view using the address of : 610 Donax Street, Sanibel Island Florida will prove that to be true.
    • Very few condos have screened lanais enclosed with sliding glass doors, high-end furniture with plush deep thick comfortable cushions, and ceiling fans.
    • We provide unique amenities:
    o Free Unlimited Long Distance Phone Calls (within the USA)
    o Wine/Tennis Ball honor bar – take one/leave one
    o Washer & Dryer in both condos.
    o Binoculars
    o Flash Lights
    o Beach Towels
    o Tennis Rackets
    o Ceiling Fans in every bedroom and lanai
    o Blu-Ray DVD Player with Netflix/etc. access (bring your account # & password).
    o 3 Very Big Flat Screen TV’s in each condo. 3 DVD players too in each condo.
    o DVDs, CDs, Best Selling Books, Games,Puzzles
    o Upgraded High Speed Wi-Fi. No one shares our WIFI signal which keeps it fast & safe.
    o The best stocked beach closet on the Island! Pack light we have it waiting for you.
    o #111 & #122 are one of the few rental condos @ Sanibel Surfside have reserved covered parking.
    o Beautiful Crystal Cut wine glasses in each condo – Our guests deserve the best!
    o TV Trays provided if you choose to eat a meal on the lanais in either condo. You can face the ocean as you eat!


    - Small - Only 38 condos and most are not rented due to owners in residence.
    - There is a beautiful, uncrowded, clean, refreshing heated pool! 42 FEET x 22 FEET. Depth Range 3.5 FEET to 6 FEET.
    - 2 Newly Resurfaced Free Tennis Courts and One Pickle Ball Court (bring your Pickle Ball Paddles & Balls).
    - 2 Gas Grills (Grill tools provided inside our condos) and 2 Shuffle Boards Courts (equipment provided).

    Sanibel Surfside is also a SMOKE-FREE environment. The Condo's association by-laws are now being strictly enforced and do not allow smoking in the units, on the lanais, or anywhere near the pool. You can enjoy the fresh smell of the ocean breeze. If you are a smoker we recommend Point Santo, Sanibel Siesta, or The Sundial. They are beautiful condos with smoking area options.


    To help our guests avoid the new 15% VRBO/HomeAway "Service Fee".
    We use the assistance of a local helpful & friendly rental property management company for many reasons. You can easily check-in to obtain your keys regardless of how late you might arrive on Sanibel. Also, they will quickly respond 24 hours a day if you are locked out, misplace your key, or any other urgent matter. Their professional office will handle any paperwork and safely/securely collect your deposit & rental payments. They can also help you with any requests you may have while staying in our condo. The rental management company has a complimentary printer available to you in their office if you need to print a boarding pass or an important e-mail. Their services help us to provide excellent customer service to our guests so that you may have a first-rate, relaxing, and worry-free First-Class vacation. Learn more about them at:

    We welcome you to this bit of fantasy on the beach and look forward to sharing our sensational condos with you. We enjoy working together with Sanibel Vacations to help you before, during, and after your Sanibel vacation.


    • Accommodates:4
    • Bedrooms:2
    • Bathrooms:2


    • Amenity Availability Air Conditioning
    • Amenity Availability Cable TV
    • Amenity Availability Heating
    • Amenity Availability Internet
    • Amenity Availability No Smoking
    • Amenity Availability Parking Included
    • Amenity Availability Pool
    • Amenity Availability Washer/Dryer
    • Amenity Availability Wireless Internet
    • Amenity Availability 2 Shuffle Board Courts
    • Amenity Availability 2 Tennis Courts
    • Amenity Availability 3 DVD Players
    • Amenity Availability 3 Flat Screen TVs
    • Amenity Availability Book Library
    • Amenity Availability Bose Stereo
    • Amenity Availability CD Music Library
    • Amenity Availability DVD Movie Library
    • Amenity Availability Free Unlimited Long Distance Calls within US
    • Amenity Availability Hair Dryer
    • Amenity Availability Heated Pool
    • Amenity Availability Reserved Covered Parking

    Specific Rate Details

    7 Night Minimum Year Round (Sanibel Surfside Condo Association Requirement)
    Saturday to Saturday Only (Check-In is 4pm and Check-Out is 10am)

    Please call or email our friendly & helpful rental agency (Sanibel Vacations) for a detailed price quote including Florida taxes. These condos are not your typical rental condos. They are the most updated & upscale luxury condos at Sanibel Surfside. Many extras are provided to only #111 and #122 guests. From reserved covered parking to a wine honor bar to crystal wine glasses to tennis rackets to a beach closet with more beach chairs & umbrellas & beach toys than any other condo. Also an amazing DVD, CD, and book library in each condo for our guests. We even provide binoculars and flash lights! We (the owners) come about 4 times a year to make sure everything is clean, fresh and new. From all the bedding to kitchen contents to the beach closet. Thus, our rates will never be the least expensive condo at Sanibel Surfside. The best rate isn't the best value when it comes to Sanibel Surfside #111 & #122. We are not "absentee investors" that never check on their own condos. It is your vacation and you deserve the best accommodations on Sanibel and that is what we provide to our guests. We hope you will be our guests and see why others frequently return to our condos. or 239-579-0348.
    They will give your the exact break down of the total for Sanibel Surfside #111 and/or Sanibel Surfside #122.

    Sanibel Vacations will explain the deposit and STRICT cancellation policy. If you think you might cancel please buy trip cancellation insurance! We've had several guests cancel that did not buy trip cancellation insurance. They wish they had bought it because they lost a significant amount of money.
    Sanibel Vacations accepts Credit Cards for the Initial Deposit Only.

    If you call and book directly with Sanibel Vacations you can avoid VRBO/HomeAway's new hidden 15% "Service Fee".

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    • More Than Stunning! (#111)

      Reviewed by #111 Guests from Minnesota on December 09, 2016 for their trip during November 18, 2016

      We have been vacationing in Sanibel for about 30 years. This was the BEST condo we have rented. Great view, nicely furnished, and well maintained. It is a bit more money than others, but you do get what you pay for with this unit.

    • Fabulous Stay at Sanibel Surfside #122!

      Reviewed by Anonymous from Atlanta, GA on August 21, 2016 for their trip during July 16, 2016

      This was our third stay at Sanibel Surfside 122 and our best ever! The owners really have thought of everything to make your stay a positive experience. The condo was immaculate when we checked in. Kudos to the new rental agency, Sanibel Vacations. Very easy to work with and great customer service! We love Sanibel Island, we love this condo, and we will definitely come here to stay again!

    • PERFECT EVERYTHING Sanibel Surfside #111!

      Reviewed by Anonymous from Chicago, IL on July 15, 2016 for their trip during June 25, 2016

      The property manager was very helpful.The vacation rental was spotless.I was very happy with the location.I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.Reviewer Comments:Our family stayed for a week in Sanibel Surfside #111 here and it was absolutely perfect! I almost don't want to tell people so we can always have the unit available! The location on the island is great and the ocean and pool are just steps from your door. The unit was beautiful and super clean! We loved all of the Windows and lanai to watch the sun and moon rise. You can't go wrong with this one! And the rental company was simply a pleasure to work with. It was so easy!


      Reviewed by Anonymous from Downers Grove, IL on April 06, 2016 for their trip during March 12, 2016

      Reviewer Comments:This rental had an exceptional view and was very comfortable. The rental company also lends quality bikes, and we had them dropped off and picked up, which was incredibly convenient. Location was excellent. We rode our bikes nearly everyday to explore natural areas, farmers market, and restaurants. You will not be disappointed with this choice!!

    • Exactly As Promised!!! SANIBEL SURFSIDE #122

      Reviewed by Chris C. from Greenwood, SC on June 02, 2014

      My wife and I just returned home from our week long vacation. This condo delivered on every level. The views were glorious. The condo itself was very clean and had everything you could ask for. The Wi-Fi worked great. Loved sitting on the lanai under the ceiling fans enjoying the view and listening to the waves. You are so close to the beach. We saw dolphins on several different days. We also collected some very nice shells from the beach. Looking forward to returning again in the future.Thanks again for sharing your condo with us.


      We just came back from a week in this wonderful condo. It was our first time to Sanibel and we absolutely loved every minute. We couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. This apartment was so well organized and well equipped (same for the beach closet). Not a single detail was overlooked. We felt right at home from the moment we walked in. Darlene and Mike could not have been more helpful!!! The location of this complex is great, very close to where the action is. We had rental bikes delivered and used them to get around for most of the week. I wish we could give this 6 stars! We highly recommend this place and will definitely come again. Thanks again, Darlene and Mike!

    • Exactly what we hoped for... SANIBEL SURFSIDE #122

      This unit and this vacation was exactly what my family needed. It was an amazing trip and a wonderful respite from hectic day-to-day life. The owners were amazing with their suggestions and have truly thought of everything, plus a little more. This unit was the best appointed and organized unit I have really ever seen. The beach was awesome, and we had a great time relaxing, fishing, and enjoying our week in paradise. We're already talking about our next trip!

    • #122 is Amazing! Perfect Stay!

      Reviewed by Trip Advisor on July 11, 2013 for their trip during April 12, 2013

      My family and I had the best trip we ever would have hoped for at Sanibel Surfside #122. Royal Shell managed it and the check in/out was easy as pie. They even had cold bottled water and fresh cookies to nibble on, which we loved after a morning of flying.
      The unit itself was impeccably clean and also the most organized unit I have ever seen. They have everything you could ever think of - even 3 sets of binoculars to watch dolphins from the balcony.
      The complex is nice and quiet - exactly what we were looking for. The location to things were nice and convenient. We had a great trip. Husband caught a ton of fish with Captain Bill of Endless Summer Charters. We also rented a bowrider from the same marina for a morning with our toddler and loved it. I seriously can't wait to go back!
      Room Tip: Unit 122 was impeccable - hard to imagine a better appointed unit.

    • Your Condo Is Absolutely Wonderful! #122

      "Your condo is absolutely wonderful. We were very comfortable and appreciated every aspect of your place. Beautiful location coupled with your awesome decor, amenities, and organization/labeling was incredibly helpful. I really can't say enough how nice your place is. Simply beautiful.You and your husband have done a great job anticipating guest's needs and comfort. We rent a lot of vacation spots - from skiing in the mountains, shore homes, even trackside stays and your condo is far and above the best place we've seen. You have thought of every single detail."

    • The View From Your Bed! #122

      "The first morning I woke up and looked out at the Gulf and saw a dolphin and her baby swimming by FROM BED!!!!! That is something I will always remember as one of my favorite moments on the island!! We thoroughly enjoyed the condo and the beach. Everything was just perfect! Thanks again and I'm sure that your place will become our special vacationing spot for many years to come."

    • Unit 122 Sanibel Surfside

      Reviewed by Trip Advisor on March 26, 2012 for their trip during January 07, 2012

      Sanibel Surfside is a small, well maintained condominium property steps from the beach at Sanibel Island.
      From Unit 122 you can sit on the screened in porch and "people watch" as you enjoy your morning coffee, a nice lunch, or perhaps that afternoon glass of wine. The unit is nicely furnished, well maintained, and had one of the best stocked kitchens I have experienced in a rental property. The owners are easily accessible, and obviously care that their tenants enjoy themselves while staying in their unit.
      The complex also has a nice pool, barbecue area, and shuffleboard. Our group put together a shuffleboard tournament and played every day we were there. Great shell hunting can be found as you walk up and down the beach, with the best ones found at sunrise.
      Traveled as a couple.

    • Returned for another perfect stay - SANIBEL SURFSIDE #122

      This was my family's second visit to this unit and it felt like we were returning to "our" second home! The location, cleanliness, and amenities are top-notch. The owners are extremely friendly and have provided everything you could possibly need. On this visit, we cooked more in-condo and easily found everything from the right-sized pots and pans to plates, measuring cups, and grilling tools. We enjoyed the pool, beach and tennis courts during the day and spent evenings in the condo enjoying the direct gulf view, the wi-fi, the comfortable furnishings... and nightly games of charades. Darlene and Mike have made this a wonderful oasis for us and we hope to return! You won't find a nicer place to rent than this!

    • This is the BEST place for you! SANIBEL SURFSIDE #122

      If you're looking for the best place to stay on Sanibel Island, look no further! Our family of four has stayed in several different condos on Sanibel and this one exceeds all the others in all categories. The owners have spent a lot of time and money getting this condo to be the perfect getaway for two to six people. Everything you need for the beach is neatly stored in the locked storage closet next to your parking place. The pool is heated and wonderful to relax by. The view and ambiance of the full lanai is a wonderful place to have morning coffee, a snack, lunch, or just sitting and reading. You can see all the way down the coast to Naples! The beach is literally 20 steps from the elevator. The bike trails are at the end of the driveway and the Donax Street location puts you in the middle of all the action on Sanibel. I can't emphasize enough how much you'll enjoy choosing this condo to stay in. Our family was totally relaxed by the end of the first day we stayed there. Read the journal they have in the condo to see the great remarks that all dwellers said. Highly recommend....five stars out of five!


      Reviewed by C. M. on March 24, 2011 for their trip during April 03, 2010

      "I did want to share with you that your condo will always be my favorite (we have stayed 3 times in Sanibel now). You have done a phenomenal job of making guests feel extremely well taken care of, and there will never be a better view than that from the master bedroom and the lanai. All the amenities are much appreciated. I will definitely check in with you again for our next trip. We are so glad to have discovered Sanibel and people like you who make it so easy for us to get the most out of our vacation. Thanks again, C.M."


      Our family of five stayed in this beautiful condo during Christmas break. The condo was fully stocked with high quality amenities. The decor is tasteful and the beds were extraordinarily comfortable. We enjoyed the large master bath with double sinks and walk in closet. The flat screen TVs, ipod docking station and wi-fi were wonderful, and we couldn't get enough of the breathtaking, expansive view of the gulf from the living room AND the master bedroom. We're neat freaks and the condo was perfectly clean. The pool was steps away and very, very warm. We also enjoyed the beach chairs and beach accessories. I could go on and on about how wonderful this condo was. I've visited Sanibel often and cannot imagine a nicer place to stay on the island. I just hope we can return soon... and wouldn't consider staying anywhere else! One last note, the owners were very helpful and friendly. I emailed frequently prior to our trip and was always provided with timely, accurate and thorough information. They went out of their way to ensure our stay would be stellar.