Casa Ybel Beach Resort

Created Date September, 23 2022
Beachfront Beachfront
Pool Pool

Resort ID: 30878

Location: 2255 W Gulf Drive, Sanibel, Florida, US


Here at Casa Ybel Resort, we have always treasured the private and expansive nature of our beautiful, pristine 23 acres on the Gulf of Mexico.  All of our elegantly appointed Gulf facing suites with balconies feature private entrances and equally private sandy paths to the beach intertwined with beautiful tropical flora.  Here, you and yours can feel that you have the resort to yourselves, a safe and secluded retreat.  All our amenities allow you to enjoy them in the beautiful SW Florida sunshine among the frolic of the surf, wind through the Australian pines and the fun banter of seagulls and sandpipers on the beach.  The best dining and tropical drinks in the area are on property with amply spaced outdoor seating at both our poolside Coconut’s Bar and Grill and the multiple award-winning Thistle Lodge restaurant.  Stop by the Concierge for a bicycle and enjoy the island’s ample bike paths, take an open air trolley ride, or while away the day on a hammock under a coconut palm with a good book or relaxing gulf front in a beach lounge ( We recommend the latter but must insist on adding a frozen daiquiri).    Travel back to simpler times here at Casa Ybel. Our staff eagerly awaits the opportunity to exceed your tropical expectations.


Revel in the beauty of Sanibel Island in a Beachfront Suite at one of its top island resorts.  Casa Ybel Resort is one of the only all-suite beachfront resorts on Sanibel Island offering guests a choice of exceptional One or Two-Bedroom accommodations with captivating views of the Gulf of Mexico.  Furnished to feel like a private vacation home, each of our spacious suites features a separate living room with a sleeper sofa and a host of amenities, from complimentary Wi-Fi to outdoor gas grills for cookouts.

Luxuriate on your screened lanai or balcony as you gaze over the gentle waves of the Gulf. Start your morning with a fresh cup of coffee or a walk on the beach. And enjoy the convenience of your fully-equipped kitchen and outdoor grill. If you prefer not to lift a finger during your Sanibel Island vacation, Thistle Lodge and Coconuts Poolside Bar and Grill will be happy to do the serving for you. Whether business or pleasure brings you to Casa Ybel, our all-suite accommodations on Sanibel Island will make you feel right at home.


No matter what the occasion, Casa Ybel’s selection of casual & elegant dining venues will delight your taste buds while impressing your sense of style and leisure.  Our award-winning food and beverage team present a range of wondrous culinary experiences that are certain to titillate the most discerning and learned palates.

The award winning Thistle Lodge serves up a delightful Floridian and European culinary experience on par with the distinguished elegance that only Casa Ybel Resort’s unparalleled culinary team can offer.  Enjoy the award-winning gastronomic masterpieces in Sanibel’s most historic upscale restaurant that once played host to Thomas Edison and Henry Ford.


Located between the jade colored waters of the Gulf of Mexico and our temperature controlled Olympic pool lies Coconut’s Bar & Grill.  Open for breakfast, lunch and sumptuous frozen cocktails each and every delightful day.  Our consummate staff will provide everything you need to relax by the pool or beachside.

Sunset over the Gulf of Mexico heralds in a special time of day where members and guests can be found gathering at Coconuts for pre-dinner cocktails, tropical breezes and the dawn of another magical holiday evening.


Whether you envision an intimate beach wedding with the aquamarine waves of the Gulf as your backdrop or a lavish reception under a crisp white tent, the historic Casa Ybel Resort is an unrivaled destination for romantic Sanibel Island weddings. Our 23-acre beachfront resort has been hosting unforgettable island wedding ceremonies and receptions for more than a century and offers a variety of romantic venues, wedding packages and unique enhancements that ensure your special day is the perfect reflection of your personal style.

Casa Ybel Resort’s wedding specialists can assist you with every detail of your wedding including the rehearsal dinner and farewell brunch, Sanibel Island wedding vendors and off-site excursions for your wedding guests. Our award-winning resort is also the perfect setting for your Sanibel Island honeymoon, complete with miles of pristine beachfront, in-suite spa services and endless activities to enjoy at your leisure. Celebrate your special day with Casa Ybel Resort, and leave with memories that will last a lifetime.


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