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Cher r

May, 30, 2017

Wonderful beach access, quaint Florida cottages

This is 2nd time we have stayed here and despite the drawbacks we had a wonderful tine - you just have to go with the flow and realize you are there for the beach, not the rooms themselves. We had...

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May, 16, 2017

A bit hammered

We found the 2nd floor motel room quite shabby. Housekeeping seemed ok, but room was extremely dated. Tired cracked tile in bathroom, mildew looking grout, broken flush handle on toilet, stained...

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Sarah W

May, 02, 2017

Great location and everything you need

We stayed the second floor of the motel looking at the beach. Rooms are well equipped for home cooking and washing up, there is plenty of room to put things and lovely to have our own private...

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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