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Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island
(3.6/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
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. To visit Periwinkle Way on your trip to Sanibel Island, use our Sanibel Island vacation planner.
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  • This is the main through way for Sanibel. Most of the shops and restaurants are located along this stretch of road. It is tree lined and peaceful depending on the time of year you visit. There are bik...  more »
  • There are bike paths everywhere...just follow it to Periwinkle Way and shop & explore. Nice shops and all lit up for the holidays. 
  • Gorgeous little shopping place with lots of quirky little things to buy. very different from the usual holiday souveneirs 
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  • Local seashells jewelry & mermaid are sold in this vintage Sanibel Consignment Shop! A yearly must visit for snowbirds tourists residents. Best island values can be found with new inventory coming in daily!
  • Paul and everyone at this shop are just the best. On this visit we overheard that the property has/would be sold so if you've been meaning to visit - get there soon!