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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...

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...
Sanibel Shells

At least, that’s how we see it.

Since the beginning of 2021, Sanibel Holiday has booked literally hundreds of new reservations, most of which are for the winter and spring months.  By the time you read this, that number will surely reach 1000! (And it...

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...

Sanibel Luminary 2020

Like the Taste of the Islands, Sanibel and Captiva’s Luminary Festival has been reimagined for 2020.

As many recall, the islands celebrate the first weekend of December (Sanibel on Friday night, Captiva on Saturday night) with the official holiday lighting of Periwinkle Way (including luminary...

Turkey on the beach

2020 is starting to look and feel like 1621:

The Pilgrims left for the New World to be away from the monarchy and religious persecution; many celebrities threatened to move to Canada or Australia if Donald Trump was re-elected.

Settlers survived a harsh winter and...

Taste of the Islands Reimagined 2020

Taste of the Islands 2020

We recently reported that this year’s Taste of the Islands celebration has been “Reimagined” in the wake of social distancing and Coronavirus.  This week, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) released their schedule of participating restaurants in the...

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