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Christmas on Sanibel

The Holidays are here on Sanibel and Captiva, which is a little different than other places.  Most Christmas decorations are of Santa leading a team of dolphins or flamingos (Check out “Rudolphin” on Palm Ridge Road.).  And there is a 200% chance of NO SNOW....

Mud Bugs

With respect to Emeril Lagasse, breakfast just got kicked up a notch on Sanibel.  BAM!


A few months ago, we wrote about the new MudBugs Cajun Kitchen, which brought a taste of New Orleans to Southwest Florida.  This November, MudBugs added a breakfast menu...

Taste of the Islands 2019

Sunday, November 10 is the day…to bring your appetite!

CROW (Clinic for the Rehabilitation Of Wildlife) presents the 38th Annual Taste of the Islands festival at the Sanibel Community Park, featuring no less than fourteen Sanibel and Captiva restaurants offering their finest selections.

The Taste...

Sanibel Farmers Market

Most of Sanibel Holiday’s guests arrive on Saturdays. If there’s one thing we are sure to mention as you check in, it’s to head for the Farmer’s Market the following Sunday.

We are VERY happy to announce that the Sanibel Farmer’s Market returns Sunday, October...

Southwest Florida (especially the coast) counted themselves fortunate, as Hurricane Dorian eventually made a turn to the northwest (as expected) and may only brush along the east coast from Florida all the way to North Carolina as it weakens.  Of course, our thoughts are with...

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Guest Blogger Matt Spaulding writes about his experience at one of the newest restaurants on Sanibel….MudBugs Cajun Kitchen!

 I’ve always said that you could be on Sanibel and Captiva for three weeks and not go to the same good restaurant twice.  There have been some...


Chapel By The Sea
Good Friday 12pm
Easter Sunday 11am
11580 Chaplin Lane

St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal
Good Friday 12:00pm
Holy Saturday 8:00pm
Easter Sunday 7:30am 9:30am 11:30am
2304 Periwinkle Way

Sanibel Community Church
Easter Sunday 6:30am (on the causeway next to bridge closest to Fort Myers)
At Sanibel...

2018’s best bakery went to Totally Baked, located in the long-time location of MacIntosh Books at 2407 Periwinkle Way. They have been open since December 2015. The owner, Ginny Wagner said that the name has two meanings. “Everything here is baked” and “It plays off...

Oh those purple berries! They are everywhere this time of year, but what are they?

 The Sea Grape (Coccoloba Uvifera), is native to South Florida, the Caribbean and South America. This hearty evergreen plant has smooth, silvery-brown bark and round, leathery leaves up to 10...

There are many great dining options on Sanibel, but we always like trying something new when it opens on the Island.  We believe in being familiar with each and every unit we represent and feel like this gives us the knowledge necessary to make recommendations...