Vacation Home Rentals: Florida, Sanibel, Captiva Island, and more.



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Summer/Fall 2023

Bonus Room

Flexible Cancellation Policy
Semi-Flexible Cancellation Policy
Standard Cancellation Policy

Luxury Collection

Boat Dock Available
Bikes Available

Gated Community
Private Barn
Saltwater Pool

Golf Cart Rental
Golf Optional

Event Property
Dog Friendly

Beach Front
Beach View
Golf Course Front

Vacation Rental Planning is a Breeze with Royal Shell

We began in 1996 and are proud to be the largest vacation rental company in Southwest Florida in the area known as The Paradise Coast. Royal Shell goes above and beyond to offer our guests and owners unique amenities and services. We believe a vacation should be easy and stress-free. Therefore, we’re passionate about helping you plan the perfect vacation and we will always give you the treatment you expect and deserve. Let us take care of the details so you can focus on creating lasting memories.


Royal Shell has more than 500 Sanibel and Captiva Islands vacation rental homes and condos and 1,000’s in Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Ocala and beyond. We can accommodate nightly, weekly, monthly, and annual stays. Additionally, our homes and condos come in a variety of styles and sizes for the perfect vacation rental.

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We also have a proven property management track record. We’ll handle 24/7 guest services, round-the-clock maintenance needs, billing, and marketing so all you need to do is sit back and relax. When you want to enjoy your home, let us know, and we’ll arrange it. If you’re interested in adding your property to our network of rental units, you can learn more by clicking the button below.

Vacation, Seasonal, and Long-Term Rentals

One of the unique things about our vacation rentals in Southwest Florida, Ocala, and Western North Carolina is that each area has something special to offer. Let us help you trade a cold, gray, blustery winter for a sun-kissed, palm-fringed, blissful beach, horseback riding on rolling green hills, or a quiet vacation in the Western North Carolina mountains. Our agents can help you find the perfect place to land, whether you prefer a seasonal rental, long-term rental, or want to purchase your own vacation home.

Sanibel and Captiva Islands are known for their white sand beaches and serene atmosphere. Visit the islands and get on island time and learn what it really means to slow down. Fort Myers and Bonita Springs are more affordable and laidback, tropical Florida towns. Fort Myers Beach boasts a lively nightlife and music scene while Bonita Beach is usually a less-crowded gem. Naples is known for its shopping, beaches, dining and art scene. Cape Coral is one of the newest cities in the area. It features a network of interconnected, navigable canals, making it pretty easy to find a vacation rental home with a view. It’s also centrally located between Bonita Springs, Fort Myers, and the Islands.

Ocala is in Central Florida surrounded by beautiful horse farms and it’s known for being one of the equestrian centers of the world.
Golden Ocala features stables, equine care, lessons, horse trails, and sport training. The World Equestrian Center is minutes away from the Golden Ocala rentals in Golden Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club.

Cashiers, Highlands, Sapphire Valley, and Lake Toxaway vacation properties sit near the North Carolina and South Carolina border and are not far from North Carolina and Georgia state lines. The y are charming small North Carolina towns and the mountains and surrounding waterfalls speak for themselves in terms of the area’s natural beauty.

FLEXCATION™ OPTIONS Book Direct With Confidence

It’s easy to book a vacation with Royal Shell when you can book direct to save money and take advantage of Flexcation option for a stress-free experience.

SPECIAL OFFERS Browse Our Discounted Stays

There are multiple ways to save with our Last Minute Deals, Off-season Bookings, and even Short Getaway options.

BOOK DIRECT TO SAVE Our Best Rate Guarantee

You can save up to 25% when you book a vacation rental directly through Royal Shell along with direct access to all of our vacation rental properties.

Recent Blog Posts

May 21

Sandcastles to Sunsets: Plan Your Family Florida Beach Vacation

When you embark on a family Florida beach vacation, you'll discover the Sunshine State's unique charm. From the pristine sands of Fort Myers Beach to the shell-strewn coastline of Sanibel Island and the upscale ambiance of Naples, each destination offers a distinct experience. Southwest Florida is about sun-kissed shores, endless adventures, and creating lifelong beach

Apr 16

What is Shelling?

What is shelling? It’s looking for buried treasure on the seashore. Shelling is a popular pastime on Sanibel Island, and it’s easy to see why: The island’s unique geography makes finding and collecting these buried treasures easy and especially fun. It’s easy to understand what is shelling. In Sanibel Island and the rest of Southwest

Mar 21

Chasing the Chill: When Does Florida Cool Down?

One common question many visitors ask before booking their trip to the Sunshine State is, "When does Florida cool down?” To fully enjoy the state's diverse attractions without feeling overwhelmed by the heat, it's essential to understand the weather conditions and average temperatures. While Florida doesn’t have a cold season, the temperatures gradually drop in