All Beaches The Island Inn was established in 1895 and is the oldest Inn on Sanibel Island.
To take a step back in time, look through our historic photo albums in our sunset lounge as you sip on your favorite cocktail from Traditions on the Beach!
Spectacular shelling is the number one reason shellers visit the historic Island Inn!
Learn More The graceful arc of Sanibel Island has created many stunning choices for beach goers, whether you prefer your beach wide and open or sheltered and palm-shaded, Sanibel Island and the Island Inn offers it all!
Shelling on Sanibel Island draws thousands to the island every year.
Island Inn’s pristine beach is a short distance from all our units and is extremely popular with shellers because of its great location, breathtaking sunsets and scenery, warm clean water and, of course, its abundance of shells!
Above is live streaming video of the beach in front of the Island Inn, where you can catch a glimpse of pelicans, egrets and even dolphins!