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Sanibel Island Farmers Market

Just a reminder than this coming Sunday (May 30) will be the last Sanibel Farmer’s Market of the season!

We can’t say enough great things about this place! Be sure to enjoy local fruits and vegetables, food truck specialties, other delicacies, and gifts.  As we...

Turtle nesting

With the arrival of May, Sanibel and Captiva have entered the 2021 Sea Turtle Nesting Season! And we’re off to a great and EARLY start, as the first nest on Sanibel was found on the East end of the island on Tuesday, April 27. ...

Dolphins playing in boat wake

…besides Miami, that is.

We’ve mentioned many times that Sanibel has boomed in new bookings since last summer when the COVID-19 lockdown was lifted.  This has led to many first-time visitors who have heard about our little Paradise and have decided to finally visit or...

Florida Panther

Spring is here and the wildlife is out there.  One of the rarest sights on Sanibel is the Florida panther, which was seen last Sunday evening around 6pm in the Jamaica Drive/Tahiti Drive area off Sanibel-Captiva Road.  The photos were taken from a bedroom window...

Sunbathing Bunny

Let's face it...last Easter was terrible.  The islands were shut down, the beach accesses were closed (they even fenced the Causeway islands), and it was spooky quiet.  The boss often said, “You could shoot a cannon down Periwinkle Way and not hit anything.”  Almost everything...

Southern Living Magazine cover March 2021
Admit it...don't you love it when your hometown or your favorite place gets mentioned in a nationwide medium (when it's GOOD news, of course).  That's how we feel about a recent article in Southern Living magazine.
It starts off by interviewing a couple who discovered...
P.A.W.S logo

Every so often, you might see some wildlife just looking out the window.  Turtles, marsh rabbits, and...cats?

Yes, Southwest Florida (and Sanibel and Captiva) have felines roaming about.  Some may very well be domesticated and savvy enough to be outdoors part of the day and...

Luminary Bags

One thing we don’t understand about the Holidays in Florida.  People come from all over, mostly escaping snow, ice, cold, blizzards (except at Dairy Queen).  And yet, when it’s time to decorate for Christmas, what do we put up? Snowmen? Santa Claus in a full...

SanCap Motor Club

Sanibel Island…home of sand, surf, shells…and ‘Stangs?

Yes, once a month, the San Cap Motor Club converges on Periwinkle Place shopping center with some classic domestic and foreign vehicles (past and present) on display in the front parking lot.  Everyone is welcome to stop by...

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