Season-When is Sanibel’s peak tourist season


Sanibel’s heaviest tourist season is the months of February and March.  The quietist is June or September.  Once the cold weather appears up north a lot of the “snow Birds” that reside on Sanibel or Captiva for the winter will start to appear.  This starts towards the end of October and into November.  Thanksgiving and Christmas weeks are also crowded ones.  After Thanksgiving until Christmas Sanibel quiets a little bit and for the first couple weeks into Janurary.  From then on season starts and continues usually until Easter.  The first week in March during the Sanibel Shell Show is generally regarded as the most crowded the islands get