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Best Places To Live In Sanibel, FL

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  • Sanibel, FL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 7,044
  • Great beaches, no high rises, laid back, and expensive. Lots of timeshares, bike friendly. Two grocery stores, Bailey's and Jerry's, and a CVS. Not much in the way of nightlife. A basic condo starts at…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score86
  • Whiskey Creek, FL
  • City: 11.8mi / 19.0km away
  • Population: 5,011
85
  • Park Shore, Naples, FL
  • Neighborhood: 21.7mi / 35.0km away
  • Population: 2,997
85
  • Pelican Bay, FL
  • City: 19.8mi / 31.8km away
  • Population: 5,572
  • Created for the ultimate in upscale luxury lifestyles. Bay Colony is just one of the 85 communities in Pelican Bay; located on the northern end of Pelican Bay. Bay Colony with 24 hour manned gated…[read more]
84
  • Three Oaks, FL
  • City: 14.0mi / 22.6km away
  • Population: 3,959
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  • Estero, FL
  • City: 13.8mi / 22.1km away
  • Population: 30,470
  • Specializing in residential real estate and property management, Gulf Pointe Properties is your resource to help you achieve your real estate goals. With decades of combined experience in the local…[read more]
84
  • Moorings-Coquina Sands, Naples, FL
  • Neighborhood: 23.3mi / 37.5km away
  • Population: 3,638
  • The Moorings, like Park Shore, offers its owners a private beach club membership. Geographically the Moorings is located on the Beach, just North of OldNaples and West of Tamiami Trail N (US 41); part of…[read more]
83
  • McGregor, FL
  • City: 10.3mi / 16.6km away
  • Population: 7,755
83
  • Fort Myers Beach, FL
  • City: 4.6mi / 7.4km away
  • Population: 6,801
82
  • Iona, FL
  • City: 6.1mi / 9.9km away
  • Population: 14,287
  • I absolutely miss living here; it's a quiet little town great for families and retirees. The weather here is excellent; it is typically summer all year around. There are quite a bit rain showers, but the…[read more]
82
  • Villas, FL
  • City: 11.9mi / 19.1km away
  • Population: 10,871
  • I have lived up and down the east coast of Florida my entire life, so I was excited when my job had me relocate to the west side of the state in Fort Myers. Although I was close to the Gulf of Mexico, I…[read more]
81
  • Harlem Heights, FL
  • City: 7.4mi / 11.9km away
  • Population: 1,291
81
  • Cape Coral, FL
  • City: 9.1mi / 14.6km away
  • Population: 170,063
  • Reluctantly moved here in 2012. I managed to escape but am blighted with having to have been back here for some time now. I'm stuck owning a wood-framed shoe box of a house in N.Cape and was quoted a…[read more]
81
  • North Fort Myers, FL
  • City: 17.5mi / 28.1km away
  • Population: 40,642
  • When I first started living in North Fort Myers, I took a slow tour round the Edison/Ford Winter Estates and I was amazed at the achievements of these famous men. Roads in the area are busy most of the…[read more]
81
  • Cypress Lake, FL
  • City: 9.8mi / 15.8km away
  • Population: 11,656
  • Cypress Lake, Florida is a great little area for my husband and I to call home. We moved here four years ago when we retired because we wanted to live in the "Sunshine State". The weather of course here…[read more]
80
  • Bonita Springs, FL
  • City: 16.1mi / 25.9km away
  • Population: 49,807
  • Living in Bonita Springs is like a dream, because I love beaches and beach-front locations. This city in Lee County, Florida sits within the Cape Coral-Fort Myers. Nestled right amid the southwest coast…[read more]
75
  • Pine Island Center, FL
  • City: 13.7mi / 22.1km away
  • Population: 1,737
75
  • Vineyards, FL
  • City: 23.7mi / 38.1km away
  • Population: 3,925
75
  • Fort Myers Shores, FL
  • City: 25.1mi / 40.4km away
  • Population: 6,116
75
  • Bears Paw, Naples, FL
  • Neighborhood: 24.2mi / 38.9km away
  • Population: 1,679
74
  • Naples Park, FL
  • City: 18.3mi / 29.5km away
  • Population: 6,416
73
  • Sun Terrace, Naples, FL
  • Neighborhood: 23.6mi / 37.9km away
  • Population: 1,136
73
  • Page Park, FL
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.5km away
  • Population: 473
72
  • Bokeelia, FL
  • City: 17.7mi / 28.4km away
  • Population: 1,430
71
  • San Carlos Park, FL
  • City: 12.7mi / 20.5km away
  • Population: 17,278
  • San Carlos, Florida has been my home for the last 12 and overall I have enjoyed my life here. The area is actually a suburb of the Fort Meyers area. Since this area is a suburb, you get a small-town…[read more]
69
  • Punta Rassa, FL
  • City: 3.7mi / 6.0km away
  • Population: 1,890
69
  • Gateway, FL
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.3km away
  • Population: 9,699
69
  • St. James City, FL
  • City: 4.8mi / 7.8km away
  • Population: 3,667
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  • Fort Myers, FL
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.0km away
  • Population: 71,051
  • Location may be the only selling point for Fort Myers (Lee County) I have lived here over 20 years and crime is going up; I question the education and downtown had become riddled with homeless people,…[read more]
67
  • Suncoast Estates, FL
  • City: 20.4mi / 32.9km away
  • Population: 4,485
67
  • Palmona Park, FL
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.6km away
  • Population: 1,162
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  • Pineland, FL
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.7km away
  • Population: 267
65
  • Lochmoor Waterway Estates, FL
  • City: 15.2mi / 24.4km away
  • Population: 4,640
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  • Matlacha, FL
  • City: 13.0mi / 21.0km away
  • Population: 938
  • Vacation from TN I have been all over Florida Matlasha has the world's rudest people I have ever encountered. If your not local your not welcome. I would advise stay 100 miles away from here. Another…[read more]
64
  • Island Walk, FL
  • City: 23.6mi / 38.0km away
  • Population: 3,085
  • Island Walk is a beautiful area in which to reside. The neighbors are friendly and welcoming. The lakes are gorgeous, as is the wildlife and plants; however, the HOA employs a certain MARK PUTOFF who…[read more]
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  • Matlacha Isles-Matlacha Shores, FL
  • City: 12.7mi / 20.4km away
  • Population: 309
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  • Tice, FL
  • City: 20.1mi / 32.4km away
  • Population: 4,661
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  • Buckingham, FL
  • City: 23.8mi / 38.3km away
  • Population: 4,305
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  • Golden Gate, FL
  • City: 26.9mi / 43.3km away
  • Population: 28,928
  • Golden Gate is a little urban town here in Florida. It’s mosrlt made up of a lot of older people so for people my age there isn’t much to do. Though, there are a number of places to get good food.…[read more]
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  • Captiva, FL
  • City: 10.7mi / 17.3km away
  • Population: 207
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  • Pine Manor, FL
  • City: 12.3mi / 19.8km away
  • Population: 5,175

Listed above are the best places to live in Sanibel, FL for 2021. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Sanibel, FL, followed by the best places to live near Sanibel, FL, sorted by Livability Score.

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