Guests staying at the Casa Ybel Resort on Sanibel Island, Florida, can enjoy a leisurely stroll across the hotel’s 23 acres of private grounds or soak up the rays on one of the many pool-side loungers.
The rooms feature flat-screen TV’s, DVD players, coffee makers, hairdryers, iPod docks and free Wi-Fi.
The Casa Ybel Resort boasts 114 rooms, a restaurant, a bar in addition to two swimming pools, six tennis courts and a kid’s club. Free on-site parking is also available.
The Thistle Lodge Restaurant offers a wide variety of dishes made from local produce such as freshly caught fish. Lighter meals together with an extensive drinks list are available at the on-site bar.
Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel Causeway and Bowman’s Beach are all in close proximity to the resort. The Bailey –Matthews National Shell Museum is also close by.
Guests were pleased to find plenty of activities on offer at the resort including swimming, tennis, bike-riding and specialist spa treatments. Many enjoyed spending time by the pool which was described as warm and being of decent size. There were plenty of loungers for those wishing to spend their time sun-bathing. .
Easy access to the beach and amenities.
The resort is only a few steps away from a wonderful sandy beach which was very popular with many who stayed here. Guests appreciated being able to step out of their rooms and onto the beach as well as being close to the local shops, restaurants and supermarkets. .
Tasty food and plenty of choice.
Guests who dined at the on-site restaurant said that the quality of food exceeded their expectations. Many were pleased to find a wide variety of dishes on the menus and those who were not keen on fine dining visited the bar & grill where the food was said to be equally good. .
Too many bugs.
From cockroaches through to ants, guests said they had unwanted visitors in their rooms and apartments in the shape of various creepy crawlies. Although maintenance staff sprayed the infested areas, guests said that the problem with bugs continued throughout their stay. .
Guests said that their rooms were not entirely clean upon their arrival as some noticed dust and dirty floors in their suites. The level of housekeeping was also described as quite low as guests said that their rooms were not cleaned thoroughly every day. .
The hotel doesn't offer any breakfast which inconvenienced many guests who had to eat at one of the local diners or buy their food at the nearby supermarket. .
Wellness / Spa
Outdoor swimming pool
Computer with Internet
Direct beach access
Towels at the pool
WiFi in public areas
Entire house / apartment
Organised activities for kids
Bathtub (upon inquiry)
Free WiFi (rooms)
Theme / Type
Arrival / Departure
Check in: 15:00
Check out: 11:00
2255 West Gulf Drive , 33957 , Sanibel Island , USA Telephone: +1(800)2764753 | Official Homepage