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How DID Our Beachfront Condominium Get Its Name?

Here’s the true story…

During a winter in the early 1970’s a quartet from Ohio met to finalize their plans to build on a beautiful piece of property they had purchased on Sanibel Island.  They had plans to begin a new enterprise – a condominium – an idea in which the units were individually owned while the amenities and grounds would be commonly shared…they needed a name.

It turned out that one member of the group, a doctor, was late and arrived wearing a pair of worn, sandy beach sands (footwear seldom see in dreary Ohio winters).   As they discussed how much they liked the island life-style and climate, as opposed to their own Midwest cloud-covered cold, their eyes were drawn to the doctor’s sands. Suddenly Bob, one of the contractors said, “I have the name!”

VOILA – Sandalfoot had a name!

Construction began in 1972 under the name of Outer Island Development (the Ohionans) and was completed in 1973. Many happy memories are shared by those original families and their children – all of whom lived at Sandalfoot.

Sanibel Island Beachfront Vacation Rentals

Traditions are passed on…from generation to generation

Today, many of our guests who visited Sandalfoot Beachfront Condominium as children are returning with their children.  The tradition of creating memorable experiences awaits you and yours.

Consistently Top Ranked in our category by TripAdvisor and recipient of their 2018 Certificate of Excellence.

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Logo and ‘Sandalfoot’ are Service Marks of:
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