Location: 26811 South Tamiami Trail | Bonita Springs, FL 34134
Effective immediately Royal Shell is accepting reservations and guests for any length of stay.
Welcome back! We can’t wait to see you!
As of May 21, the following measures are required as minimum standards for vacation rentals throughout Lee County. Sanibel City Council has also adopted these standards. We will keep you updated if there are further changes.
Lee County and Sanibel’s plan includes:
Enforcement and regulation falls under the Department of Business & Professional Regulation, which has an Emergency Information Page at Florida DBPR emergency info.
Please note: Email is best. Due to the number of calls and emails we are receiving, please do not call and email. For the fastest response, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. For guests whose arrivals are not impacted, there is no need to call or email.
We’ll see you when you get here!
The state has approved Collier County’s plan to reopen its short-term vacation rentals. The county must follow the safety plan they submitted to the state. For more information, read about Collier County’s vacation rentals.
As of May 22, the following will be open in Lee County: Pools, playgrounds, pavilions, courts, multi-purpose fields, such as soccer/lacrosse/football, fishing piers and splash pads. Staff will be onsite to help encourage following the CDC guidelines, including social distancing. For more information and restrictions, go to Lee County Parks and Recreation update.
On May 19, City of Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane issued Proclamation 20-029, which includes the following:
On May 18, the following changes are in effect:
As of May 16, Sanibel City Council updated restrictions as follows:
For details, click to read Sanibel’s Emergency Proclamation 20-028.
On April 29, Lee County commissioners reopen county beaches and parking. Commissioners offered guidelines and stressed it is imperative that residents remain vigilant to continue social distancing to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The county beach parks and accesses that are open include:
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office will assist with monitoring and educating the public at county beaches.
Lee County recreation centers remain closed.
On May 2, Fort Myers Beach beaches and parking opened. Beachgoers must continue to follow strict social distancing guidelines and safety protocols. For additional information check this Town of Fort Myers Beach page.
On May 13, Collier County opened beaches and beach parking with the following restrictions. Please note weekend hours differ from weekday hours.
Monday through Friday: sunrise through sunset with no further restrictions
Saturday and Sunday: 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.; and 5:00 p.m. through sunset
Memorial Day weekend, Saturday through Monday (May 23-25, 2020): 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.; and 5:00 p.m. through sunset
During weekends all County parking garages, lots and facilities are open only to County residents whose vehicles have Collier County/City of Naples beach parking passes. Collier County beach parking passes may be purchased or renewed Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., starting Friday, May 15, 2020, at several Naples locations.
Collier County Government monitors compliance with protocols to ensure residents are accessing and enjoying the beaches in a safe manner. For more information, visit Collier County’s COVID-19 page. For a list of Collier County beaches, visit Collier’s Beach and Boat Parks.
On May 13, the City of Naples reopened beaches and beach parking with the following restrictions. Please note weekend hours differ from weekday hours.
Monday through Friday: sunrise to sunset
Saturday and Sunday: 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 5:00 p.m. through sunset
Memorial Day weekend, Saturday through Monday (May 23-25, 2020): 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.
Memorial Day weekend: 5:00 p.m. through sunset
Every resident and visitor should continue following CDC guidelines: practice social distancing, limit groups to 10 people or fewer, wash your hands frequently, and stay at home as much as possible. For more information visit City of Naples’ COVID-19 page.
On April 30, Marco Island city-owned pedestrian beach accesses are open. Social distancing guidelines must be followed. The accesses near Marriott’s Crystal Shores hotel and Madeira condominium are open from sunrise to sundown.
For more information about beaches, visit our page, Which Southwest Florida Beaches Are Open.
On May 7, the Florida Department of Health reported the eleventh confirmed case of COVID-19 on Sanibel. The Florida Department of Health does not provide the City any information other than what appears on these reports. Check the Florida Department of Health website for more information.
The Florida Department of Health updates its COVID-19 reports to include the number of cases per day by city, in addition to the number of cases per county, and statewide totals. The City of Sanibel home page provides direct access to these daily reports.
We appreciate your patience while we deal with this pandemic. The safety and well being of our guests, owners, and employees are our top priorities.
To stop the spread of COVID-19, the City of Sanibel orders all Sanibel accommodations to take these steps:
Community Park, 2221 Periwinkle Way
Recreation Center, 3880 Sanibel Captiva Road
Community Park Playground, 2231 Periwinkle Way
City of Sanibel Proclamation 20-016 temporarily closes public parking lots, the Community Park and the playground.
Tolls/Transportation: In-person cash toll collections are suspended. Toll collections are via transponder or are billed by mail via license plate scan. The LeeWay Service Center remains closed to the public. Customer service is offered through a 24-hour drop box at the LeeWay Service Center, and by mail and fax.
Sanibel boat ramp and fishing pier: Closed as of March 21.
Wedding Ceremonies: Wedding ceremonies have been suspended until further notice.
Lee County School District: Distance learning is in effect through the end of the school year.
Public Utilities: Lee County Utilities lobby, 7391 College Parkway, Fort Myers, is closed. Drive-by, drop-off, online, and phone services are available.
Parks and Recreation: Lee and Collier County beaches and parks have reopened with some restrictions. Sanibel City-owned beaches remain closed.
LeeTran: Transit service on Fort Myers Beach has resumed.
Lee County Public Libraries: Some regional libraries have reopened. Restrictions vary by branch.
Sanibel Public Library: Curbside pickup available, Monday through Friday, 12:00-3:00 p.m.
Sanibel Island Farmers Market: Open Sundays, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Masks are encouraged; attendees are requested to maintain social distancing and follow CDC’s guidelines.
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