Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island

Stroll along Sanibel's main street, Periwinkle Way, for the area's best shopping, galleries, and cafes. This main road features Periwinkle Place, an open-air shopping center with 25 boutiques, including the original Chico's store, a restaurant, and a spa. The lushly landscaped boardwalks feature soothing fountains and play area for kids. Stop in for some island fare at the center's main dining location, Blue Giraffe Restaurant. Purchase specialty jewelry, beautifully prepared seashells, and many other craft items at one of the boutique shops along this main drag. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Periwinkle Way by using our Sanibel Island route planner.
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  • Periwinkle is the main road in Sanibel. Most of the shops/restaurants are along this. One lane in each direction. Very nice bike/walking path along entire route. Can get busy during peak times. Usuall...  more »
  • You have to drive along it - often crowded but lots of shopping and dining places - not much to say about it  more »
  • Yes, there are very courteous drivers. They have to be, I think! Try to avoid the area around 4 p.m. It's bumper-to-bumper. This is the first time I've been to Sanibel when I actually tuned into all t...  more »
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