Places to Stay

Enjoy Gulf-front accommodation, award-winning dining, guided beach walks, and thoroughly modern amenities at the historic Island Inn on Sanibel Island, Florida. Must Do Visitor Guides,

Gulf-Front Views and Stunning Sunsets at Sanibel’s Island Inn

By: Gillian Birch Few beaches compare to Sanibel Island, according to “Dr Beach” and the Island Inn puts you right on the white sandy beach. Located midway along the southern coast of the... Read more
How to Travel With Your Kids and Enjoy it. Practical tips and advice for traveling with kids. Must Do Visitor Guides Southwest Florida travel planning.

How to Travel With Your Kids and Enjoy it

By: Susan Finch You’ve been planning your Florida family vacation for months and are ready to hit the road. But then the reality sits in during a long day battling the airport, sitting in... Read more
5 Tips For Budgeting Travel With a Family. Must Do Visitor Guides.

5 Tips For Budgeting Travel With a Family

By: Susan Finch If the rising cost of a family vacation feels out of reach, you’re not alone. According to American Express the average cost of a vacation runs $4,580 for a family... Read more
Grab the Girls for a Weekend Getaway to Fort Myers, Sanibel and Captiva Island, Florida. Must Do Visitor Guides,

Grab the Girls for a Weekend Getaway in Fort Myers, Sanibel and Captiva Islands

By Susan Finch Fort Myers, Sanibel Island, and Captiva Island beckon nature lovers and friends looking for an outdoor, low-key adventure along Southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast. Newcomers will find plenty to do from kayaking... Read more
Sanibel Moorings Resort combines luxury condo rentals with beachfront attractions and beautiful botanical gardens on Sanibel Island, Florida.

Relax at a Sanibel Moorings Beach Resort and Botanical Gardens

By: Gillian Birch Located on six acres of beautiful Gulf of Mexico beachfront on Sanibel Island, Sanibel Moorings is a resort with a difference. The holiday apartments are set in landscaped botanical gardens... Read more
Fort Myers has the highest number of sunshine hours in the whole of Florida – even more than Miami and Key West! Photo by Debi Pittman Wilkey. #Florida #FortMyers #vacation #beaches #thingstodo

Surprising Facts About Fort Myers, Sanibel, and Captiva

How well do you think you know the area around Fort Myers, Sanibel and Captiva Islands? Whether you are a native to Southwest Florida or a first-time visitor, we’re sure you’ll find something... Read more
Whether you’re seeking a romantic getaway for two or an adventure-filled vacation for the entire family, Sundial Beach Resort & Spa on Sanibel Island is the perfect setting. #vacation #Florida #Sanibel #Resorts #bea

Sundial Beach Resort and Spa: Best Full Service Resort on Sanibel Island

By: Gillian Birch Sanibel Island is a heavenly subtropical island of white sandy beaches strewn with shells, eco-reserves, pastel-painted shops, and beach houses all connected by shady bicycle paths. If you want to... Read more
Whether you are looking to rent, purchase, or sell a vacation home in Fort Myers, Sanibel, or Southwest Florida, Royal Shell Vacations are the local experts! #sanibel #vacation #florida #fortmyers #vacationrentals

Royal Shell Vacations in Fort Myers and Sanibel Island

By: Gillian Birch Fort Myers Beach and nearby Sanibel Island are both popular for vacations in Southwest Florida. The area is a year-round resort destination, especially during Spring Break, and with families during... Read more
Located on the sandy shoreline of Sanibel Island in Southwest Florida, Casa Ybel Resort is a historic retreat tucked within 23 acres of spectacular natural beauty. Must Do Visitor Guides,

Sanibel’s Beachfront Casa Ybel Resort

With its Gulf-front location, award-winning restaurant, and gorgeous surroundings, Casa Ybel Resort is “One of 500 greatest hotels in the world” according to Travel + Leisure magazine, while Conde Nast declares it is... Read more
The Sanibel Lighthouse is an iconic landmark at the east end of Sanibel Island. You can’t climb the 130-year-old lighthouse, but the grounds are always open for walks along the boardwalk and nature trails. Photo by Jennifer Brinkman. Must Do Visitor Guides,

Things to do on Sanibel, Florida

Frequently featured in the Top 10 Most Beautiful Beaches in the USA, Sanibel Island is a tiny barrier island reached by a causeway from Fort Myers, Florida. This laid-back island is 12 miles... Read more
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