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Apr, 22, 2017

Shalimar Both Pleases and Disappoints

This is an updated review. I originally gave them a great review, but this time the overall experience was less favorable. The location of Shalimar is beautiful, directly on the Gulf of Mexico, and...

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Apr, 02, 2017

Annual Visitor

You can't beat the Shalimar for its beach location, lovely grounds and sparkling pool and famous sunsets. Don't miss the Friday in season social hour . Easy access to the bike path, dining etc but...

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Mar, 12, 2017


We stayed in Cottage #4: Unbelievable location. The setting is idyllic and we were so content to hang out and dine on our porch a few times. The sunsets are priceless and it is very quiet! Pros...

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About Shalimar Cottages

Shalimar, located on the gently sloping, shell-strewn beaches of Sanibel Island, is a treasure trove of naturalwonders. The Gulf of Mexico, home to loggerhead turtles, sea rays, dolphins, and dozens of species of fish, offers a variety of popular pastimes including shell seeking, swimming, snorkeling, sailing, kayaking and water skiing. Ding Darling Natural Wildlife Sanctuary, a pleasant fifteen minute walk from Shalimar,is a 5000 acre mangrove estuary populated with alligators, otters,raccoons, American crocodile and over 200 species of birds. Tour Sanibel's oldest standing structure,the historical Sanibel lighthouse and grounds. The 98 foot tall iron skeleton beacon,constructed in 1884, is a Sanibel landmark.


  • Beach Access
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Full Kitchens
  • Pool