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Reviewed 29 February 2008

What a gem! The rooms are impeccably clean and have everything you would need for a beach vacation. Bikes to ride to the beach, shelling equipment, beach toys & chairs, towels. The fully-equipped kitchen and outdoor grill were so handy and great. You could choose to eat indoors, out on the screened in porch or by the "lagoon" out back...

1Thank Danabol
Lewisville, NC
Reviewed 20 February 2008

A small place located in a residential neighborhood toward the Captiva end of Sanibel. The neighborhood association has their own private beach to which W-End guests have access (5 minute walk, 2 minute bike ride--also parking). Easy bike ride (1 mile) to a large public beach with big playground for kids, showers, changing rooms, etc. The big attraction is shelling...

4Thank NCgordon
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 18 February 2008

From the time we called to make the reservation, this place was right. Jen was friendly and helpful even when we arrived late and couldn't figure out how to get in our room. The use of the bikes and canoe made our little stay in Sanibel just about perfect. Our room (the smallest) had all we needed: books, fridge, and...

1Thank Marco P
central new jersey
Reviewed 31 December 2007

The West End Paradise is a dream come true. Hosts Jennifer and Darwin were wonderfully kind, warm and helpful. Went out of their way to get a child size bike for our daughter to ride on the island and had a Christmas Tree with decorations set up for us when we arrived. The location is calm and soothing and the...

3Thank Joecha
Krimpen Aan Den Ijssel
Reviewed 11 December 2007

We have made a trip through florida in the summer, but this was really fantastic. A beautiful home with a lot of space, free bikes, very nice owners, a beautiful garden an d a really great beach (almost private). Sanibel is a fantastic island (more relaxing than the rest of florida, not all MacDonalds etc.). We hope to come back...

2Thank marcelius
Reviewed 23 May 2007

We stayed at West End Paradise in the begining of May. It was a group of Moms getting away for a relaxing mini-vacation. Boy are we sorry we couldn't stay longer! This place is wonderful and the hosts were fantastic. They were so helpful in making us feel at home in one of their clean and tastefully casual apartments. They...

6Thank lmbirder
Reviewed 14 May 2007

There are too many nice comments to make about this place so I will try to be consise. The hospitality is excellent. The apartment was spotless. Jennifer and Darwin provide every possible ammenity right down to the beach towels and umbrella for the nearby beach. The property is quiet, full of wildlife and a peaceful atmosphere. I would highly recommend...

3Thank Luckyenough
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 24 February 2007

We stayed at West End Paradise the first three weeks of February, 2007 and loved it. Jennifer and Darwin, the owners are lovely: fun, easy to be with, very very helpful, but not obstrusive. The resort was immaculate and well maintained. There was no sense of being 'nickel and dimed': all the basics were provided. Most of all, Jennifer and...

2Thank Shellseeker1
Reviewed 15 February 2007

West end Paradise must have no competition. The ambiance is welcoming, homey and very clean. We appreciated all the extras that Jennifer and Darwin provided.It is so nice to have books and magazines to read and coffee there for your first morning. They are a great couple who truly seem to enjoy what they are doing.We appreciated the decor that...

3Thank soumac
Reviewed 27 November 2006

My Mom and I stayed for a four day week-end, November 8-11th. It was beautiful! Clean, quiet, lots of birds, wildlife, and great bikes. The beach is clean and deserted, you felt like you had your own private beach. Jennifer and Darwin went above and beyond to make sure we had everything we needed, our room was clean and spacious....

8Thank Floridabound

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about West-End Paradise

Address: 1389 Tahiti Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33857
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: €89 - €219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
West-End Paradise Hotel Sanibel Island
West-End Paradise Sanibel Island, Florida
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“Am sure all rooms are great! This is located west of Ding darling Wildlife refuge....”
FortMyersRecycler, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the room with the dock just off the sunroom and enjoy your breakfast and dinner by the pond with nature!”
lisafU8199OP, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Units 1 & 3 have smaller screened patios and larger living rooms. Resident alligators like the lawns near units 2 and 4.”
twoinmaine, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“For a couple, units 3 and 4 are just fine, and we like this side of the multi-unit facility because the sun doesn't come right in the bedroom in the morning to wake you up.”
twoinmaine, 1 Apr 2015 | Read review
“If you're going to do a lot of cooking, rather than then you might want a larger unit than the Efficiency - suggest you ask Darwin to advise on what best might suit you.”
HTM60, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
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