The Beaches of Sanibel Island

There are many things to enjoy on beautiful Sanibel Island, but few visitors leave without taking some time to soak up the sun, sea and sand. It’s no surprise – the beaches of Sanibel Island are spectacular fun for visitors of all ages. Plus, each of Sanibel Island’s beaches has a slightly different personality, making it great fun to visit as many as you can.  Whether you’re planning to try your hand at some watersports, […]

Live Music on Sanibel

Where to Find Live Music on Sanibel Island After a fun-filled day on the beaches of Sanibel Island, the perfect way to unwind is to catch some live music. Whether you just want to watch the sun go down as you enjoy some great tunes or you’re looking to hit the dancefloor, there are a number of great places to find live music on Sanibel Island.  Here are some of our favorites. George & Wendy’s […]

5 Fun Things to Do on Sanibel Island with Kids

Many of us have fond memories of days spent on beach vacations as children, creating treasured family memories. There’s good reason why beaches have been a popular family vacation choice for decades – and Sanibel Island is one of the best destinations of all, offering beautiful beaches and much more. The sun-soaked island is brimming with fun, kid-friendly attractions. Going to the beach is always a good option, but there’s even more to do on […]

Sanibel Lighthouse

Sanibel Island Lighthouse Lighthouses in modern times sit majestically, standing the test of time through hundreds of years. Many people are fascinated by these interesting places, and some even do lighthouse tours. These include seeing several lighthouses in a row on one or more trips. Still, others just want to visit one to see if some sort of magic is there or if these places truly are historical goldmines. The Sanibel Island Lighthouse is surrounded […]

Legend of Gasparilla

January on the Gulf Coast of Florida means Pirates! Most notably is the Gasparilla Festival which takes place this time every year. But while everyone enjoys the party and fun of dressing up in your favorite pirate gear, not everyone knows the whole story of the most famous pirate to roam the waters around Sanibel – Jose Gaspar or Gasparilla. If you have never heard the legend of “Gasparilla”, he was purportedly a Spanish nobleman […]