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 […]

Beach House Rentals

Beach house rentals have become one of the most popular ways to vacation in recent years.  In contrast to a hotel or motel, you have the freedom to come and go as you please. You can have guests over without dirty looks from the front desk, and your pool never closes at dark! For those adventurous travelers looking to create their own unique experience, a beach house rental or beach condo rental is often the […]

Sanibel Shores rental home just added!

We are excited to announce the addition of a brand new Sanibel Island property to our program; Sanibel Shores #D!  Sanibel Shores is a small community of single family cottages overlooking a lush bend in the Sanibel River, perfect for bird and turtle watching.  This quaint, ground level home offers 3 bedroom, 3 bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, private washer and dryer, shared heated pool and is just a short walk to the beach.  This home […]

Sanibel Shelling

If you spend much time at the stunning beaches of Sanibel Island, it probably won’t be long before you find some fellow beachgoers bent over at the waist, peering intently at the sand. This is the famous “Sanibel Stoop”, a position assumed in the hopes of finding some of the island’s most beautiful shells. In fact, shelling is so popular on Sanibel Island that it even holds the Guinness World Record for the most people […]

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 […]