Located on the Gulf of Mexico, this Sanibel, Florida resort rests on a 500-foot stretch of private beachfront property. It features an outdoor pool and an on-site restaurant. Soundproofed rooms offer free Wi-Fi.

A private patio with a view of the pool or gulf is featured in every spacious room at West Wind Inn. A microwave, mini-fridge and cable TV are standard in all rooms; studios offer a compact kitchen.

Guests can explore Sanibel Island with Inn West Wind’s bike rentals. Relax on the sun terrace near the colorful garden or cook out on the barbecue grills. A business center is also available.

Normandie Seaside Pub is open daily for breakfast and lunch, serving steaks, sandwiches and fresh seafood. The Upper Deck is the hotel’s poolside bar; it serves creative cocktails, pizza, ice cream and more.

J N Darling National Wildlife Refuge and The Bailey Matthews Shell Museum are within 2 miles of this hotel. Sanibel Historical Museum & Village is 3 miles away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

West Wind Inn has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jul 19, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Free Parking Available On Site


Golf course (within 2 miles)


Bicycle rental (additional charge)


Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Closest beaches
  • Tarpon Bay Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    500 feet from property
  • Gulfside Beach

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    1.4 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is there a coffee maker in room
    Yes, we have keurig coffee makers
    Answered on October 12, 2019
  • Hi how do we make sure to get an ocean FRONT room and not a garden room if we purchase reservation deal?
    You can book gulf front or gulf view. Gulf front faces the water.
    Answered on December 5, 2019
  • what does the studio with two doubles offer?
    Studios have a full kitchen.
    Answered on November 13, 2019
  • Do you have beach chairs available?
    2 chairs and 1 umbrella are 20.00 each day first come first serve. They may be booked at the front desk the day you need them.
    Answered on February 3, 2020
  • DO YOU HAVE FEES FOR RESORT? and how much , please
    There is a $24.95 per night resort fee when booking with a third party.
    Answered on July 27, 2020
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Area info *
2 Restaurants On Site

    Normandie Seaside Cafe at West Wind Inn

    Food: American

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    The Upper Deck

    Food: American

    Open for: Lunch, Cocktail hour

Resort Facilities at West Wind Inn
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Bicycle rental Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Wake-up service
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Air conditioning
2 swimming pools
    Pool 1 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • Heated pool
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool 2 – outdoor (kids) Free!
  • Open all year
  • Suitable for kids
  • Kids' pool
  • Beach umbrellas Additional charge
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

West Wind Inn takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express West Wind Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about West Wind Inn

  • The nearest beach is 500 feet from West Wind Inn.

  • West Wind Inn offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Beach
    • Swimming pool
    • Bicycle rental

  • West Wind Inn is 5 miles from the center of Sanibel.

  • Room options at West Wind Inn include:

    • Double
    • Studio

  • West Wind Inn has 2 restaurants:

    • Normandie Seaside Cafe at West Wind Inn
    • The Upper Deck

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at West Wind Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at West Wind Inn is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to West Wind Inn by:

    • Car 1h