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Now that you have arrived here on the Island, the next thing to do is to go enjoy the beach. You may be asking yourself what is the best way to do that.

Well, the first thing to do is wake up in one of...

What is Pickleball?

It is a lively racket game for all ages and abilities. Pickleball was created with fun in mind. It was designed to be easy to learn and to play for all ages.

Court and Gear:

Pickleball is traditionally played on a badminton-sized...

It’s that time of year again. There’s no snow or freezing temperatures, but it is Christmas on Sanibel. Travel down Periwinkle Way and see all of the decorations and twinkling lights, it really is a beautiful sight.

 Now, you are probably thinking about Christmas Eve...

Sanibel Luminary was last night. Lots of holiday music, spirit and joy in the air. 

We wanted to put together some photos that we were able to capture to share with you. Just in case you wanted to relive some of the nights festivities or...

Let’s start with how to avoid them:

  •  Wear long, loose-fitting clothing.
  •  Use a repellant spray. There are several to choose from and many can be purchased from local shops on the Island (Jerry’s, Bailey’s, Ace Hardware). Some say that Avon’s Skin So Soft will do
  • ...

This year marks the 11th season for the Sanibel Farmers Market. The market takes place each Sunday from 8am to 1pm at the Sanibel City Hall (located at 800 Dunlop Road) from October through May. It is organized by Local Roots, co-owned by island residents...

10. Windsurf / Kite Board: Whether you want to be attached to a kite or sail, the Sanibel Causeway with its winds is the place you want to be. You can see many surfers just off Island A on a windy day.

9. Kayak /...

Brothers of a Lee County pioneer family, George F Kinzie and Andrew L. Kinzie began operating a freight and excursion steamer business in Fort Myers 1904. In 1926, they expanded to include vessels that could ferry cars to and from the Island. The Kinzie Brothers...

The Roseate Spoonbill is a large wading bird. It is commonly found in Southern Florida and can be seen on Sanibel year round. Typically the best time of year to see them in JN “Ding” Darling is in October and November, especially in the early...

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...

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