Sanibel Red Tide Update

Sanibel Red Tide Bloom- What is it? As of Monday August 5th, conditions appear to be improving on the beaches of Sanibel, after a significant outbreak of red tide last week.  For those not familiar with red tide, it is a colloquial name for a naturally occurring growth of red algae know as Karenia Brevis. Many types of algae naturally occur in the southeastern United States.  Karenia brevis is a dinoflagellate found in the Gulf […]

Time for a Summer Vacation on Sanibel Island

Face it, you need a Summer Vacation on Sanibel.  People today are working harder and spending more time in the office and less time with family and friends than ever before. Most of us are so busy making a living – that we sometimes forget about truly living! And far too often, vacations are a casualty of this seven day a week hectic lifestyle. But taking a summer vacation is extremely important. Not only to […]

Select Vacation Properties voted Best Rental Agency in SWFL

(21 August 2016) Select Vacation Properties has been voted as the Best Vacation Rental Company in Southwest Florida according to the 26th annual News-Press reader’s poll.  The News-Press, which is part of the USA Today Network, holds the contest annually to honor the area’s top businesses. The winners were announced at the annual awards banquet which was held on July 20th at the Club at Olde Cypress in Naples.  Patience Rodriguez and Leeann Payne were […]

Select Vacation Properties gaining National Television Exposure

(28 September 2016) Select Vacation Properties gaining National Television Exposure Sanibel Island, FL – Vacation rental agency Select Vacation Properties announced that the company is being featured on an episode of the award winning morning show “The Balancing Act” airing on the Lifetime Network October 11th and October 18th.  The segment is called Travel Trek; a recurring segment on travel and vacationing. The segment will feature interviews with and footage of some of the vacation […]

SVP Proud Sponsor of 28th Annual Arts for Act Gala

(1 October 2016) Sanibel Island, FL – One of the beachfront units in the Select Vacation Properties rental program will be auctioned off at the 28th annual Arts for ACT fundraiser at the Harborside Events Center, Saturday October 29th 2016.  This year’s event is a “Disco Ball” Gala and Fine Art Auction.   The auction annually features works by local and national artists, and was a special cause for Captiva Artist Robert Rauschenberg, whose works are […]