Dog Friendly Beaches in Sanibel, FL

There are 4 dog-friendly beaches in Sanibel. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Sanibel.

Pet Friendly Gulfside City Beach Park
Gulfside City Beach Park One of the many pet-friendly beaches of Sanibel Island, Gulfside City Beach Park is located near a City of Sanibel and Federal nature preserve. This Florida beach is also home to threatened and endangered nesting shorebirds and sea turtles during much of the year. Dogs must be kept on a leash (maximum 8 feet) at all times, and owners are required by law to clean up after their pets. There are picnic tables, wash stations, restrooms, and parking for an hourly fee. See Details
Pet Friendly Bowman's Beach Park
Bowman's Beach Park Bowman's Beach Park is a beautiful, secluded beach in Sanibel, FL featuring dog-friendly hiking trails. Park amenities include picnic tables, grills, bathrooms and a pavilion. Dogs are allowed on leash. Please note, there is a parking fee. See Details
Causeway Islands Park Causeway Islands Park is a pet-friendly destination in Sanibel, FL. Consisting of two spoil islands built and used to link the mainland to Sanibel Island, this causeway bisects San Carlos Bay a short distance from the mouth of the Caloosahatchee River that allows bay and gulf side access. Leashed pets are welcome, as long as they are cleaned up after. Please note, there is a toll to access the islands. See Details
Lighthouse Beach Park and Fishing Pier Situated on over 44 acres, Lighthouse Beach Park and Fishing Pier welcomes leashed dogs on the beach in Sanibel, FL. This pet-friendly destination features amenities such as restrooms, outdoor showers, drinking fountains, picnic areas, bike racks, and ample parking with a fee. Enjoy exploring the sandbar with your pooch, but please remember to clean up after your pets. See Details
Bonita Beach Dog Park Bonita Beach Dog Park is a Lee County dog beach located along the edge of Lover's Key State Park in Fort Myers Beach, FL. This off-leash beach allows dogs to run around and play in the shallow, calm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. There are no fences, so be sure to supervise your dogs at all times. See Details
Sanibel, FL, US