Sanibel Island vacation rentals rates among Top 20 in the U.S. by TripAdvisor

LEE COUNTY, FL - Sanibel Island in southwest Florida has been named one of the top 20 vacation rental destinations in the United States, according to TripAdvisor traveler reviews in 2014.

TripAdvisor is home to 650,000 vacation rentals around the world. In a study comparing average review scores for vacation rentals by U.S. region, Sanibel Island was one of six Florida destinations to make the list with a score of 4.70 out of a possible five, equivalent to 94 percent.

“Sanibel Island’s bayside homes and pet-friendly condos hold numerous TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence awards, owing to their stellar review scores,” TripAdvisor stated in the announcement.

Almost all of the reviews from vacation guests were positive.

“I wish I could take the Gulf view and sound of the waves home with me,” one reviewer posted on the TripAdvisor site. “The owner provided everything. If we had any questions, she was available with just a phone call. Definitely our new home away from home!”

To check out the details on 322 Sanibel Island rental listings and to read the reviews on TripAdvisor, visit here. Other destinations named in the Top 20 included Asheville, NC, Sedona AZ, Wailea, HI, Santa Fe, NM and Orlando.

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