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Luminary Festival 2018

Sanibel and Captiva Islands have a very special way of launching the holiday season – the annual Luminary Festival, or festival of candlelight. At dusk on the evening of Friday December 7th candle lanterns will line the bike path along […]

Sanibel Writers Conference 2018

The 13th annual Sanibel Writers Conference is being presented on the island from November 8 to November 11 at the BIG ARTS center on Sanibel. The conference features workshops in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, manuscript consultations, readings, panels, concerts and book […]

Domingo Nieves Wins Coveted EAwards Honor of Distinction

Lee County’s EAwards were held August 30th to announce Outstanding Service Awards in the hospitality industry. The awards acknowledge excellence through extraordinary customer service and dedication to tourism throughout Lee County. The “Superheroes” themed Awards were presented by the Lee […]

Domingo Nieves Wins Coveted EAwards Honor of Distinction

Lee County’s EAwards were held August 30th to announce Outstanding Service Awards in the hospitality industry. The awards acknowledge excellence through extraordinary customer service and dedication to tourism throughout Lee County. The “Superheroes” themed Awards were presented by the Lee […]

Bailey’s General Store

Bailey’s General Store has been an Island fixture since 1899 when Frank Bailey Sr. started the Sanibel Packing Company to provide groceries and supplies to Island residents. The business operated on a wharf on San Carlos Bay where mail boats […]

Fun at the Shell Museum

Shell Museum The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum is a busy place in the summer, with many activities directed to visiting families. The museum is open seven days a week and offers a different program daily in its “New Day, New Adventure” […]

Fourth of July on Sanibel!

Sanibel Island knows how to do an old-fashioned Fourth of July, with celebrations that begin with a pancake breakfast and end with fireworks over San Carlos Bay. The day begins with a free pancake breakfast served at the Sanibel Community […]

National Seashell Day is Back!

Mark your calendars for June 21st when southwest Florida will be celebrating National Seashell Day! It promises to be a great start to summer and an event is planned on Fort Myers Beach that will rock the seashells that Sanibel, […]

Sanibel Makes Top Vacation List!

Sanibel Makes Expedia’s List of Top Vacation Destinations in North America What so many of you know is now confirmed – Sanibel is a top vacation destination, based on reviews posted by Expedia travelers in 2017. “Top-Rated Vacation Destinations in […]

It’s Turtle Time!

May 1st marked an exiting time on Sanibel and Captiva – the official start to sea turtle nesting season. From early May until the end of October, volunteers comb the beaches for evidence of new turtle nesting sites. Sea turtles […]

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