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Sanibel Island ban on single-use plastic straws

  The Sanibel City Council recently approved a Sanibel Island ban on single-use plastic straws.  This eco-friendly decision is in keeping with Sanibel’s long tradition of being a steward of the environment.  There will be a final hearing on August 7, at which time the ban will be signed, and will go into effect 12o days later.  Plastic straws have long been a danger to sea life and contribute to the massive amounts of plastic […]

Five Cool Beach Hacks for Your Summer on Sanibel

(17 May 2018) With summer right around the corner, use these great tips to get the most out of your day at the beach! 1. Keep your sunscreen in the cooler… not only will it protect you from the sun, it will cool you down each time you re-apply! 2. Freeze juice boxes and throw them in your cooler. They will stay cold longer, keep your other items cold, and the kids can eat them […]

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 […]

SVP makes the list of the Gulf Coast Top 500 companies

(22 September 2017) We are proud to announce that Select Vacation Properties has made the Gulf Coast 500, which lists the top 500 companies on the Gulf Coast of Florida as selected by the Business Observer!  To see more visit: https://www.businessobserverfl.com/gulf-coast-500

SVP Office Now Featuring the Works of Artist Nettie Price

(1 January 2018) If you haven’t been to our recently remodeled office at our Bailey’s Center location at 2449 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, Florida, 33957, please stop in and take a look!  We are proud to be featuring the original art of Nettie Price on our walls.  Her work is whimsical, vibrant and fun, and really reflects the spirit of the team at SVP, and the sunny, light-hearted beachy atmosphere of Sanibel Island!  All of […]