Our Beaches

Sanibel beaches are world-renowned
Let our marine biologists show you why...
Photo by Jason Welch

The Shell Museum staff offers insights into favorite local beaches...

Sanibel, Florida is known throughout the world as a top shelling destination. Have you ever wondered why it's the best?

Let our Shell Museum Marine Biologists share their insights into their favorite places to shell, and why! In addition to information offered here, we schedule daily guided beach walks.

Each beach on Sanibel has unique features; who better to share insider's tips on shelling than the National Shell Museum?

When should I shell?

How do I Clean and Transport Shells?

Sanibel Map