Places to Stay

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 | Thistle Lodge Beachfront Restaurant Sanibel Island, Florida

Sample Award-Winning Dining and Stunning Gulf Views at Thistle Lodge Beachfront Restaurant

Sanibel is frequently described as an upscale retreat on an unspoiled island. This is certainly reflected in the exclusive atmosphere and ambiance at the Thistle Lodge Beachfront Restaurant at Casa Ybel Resort. Follow... Read more | Watersport activity on Gulf of Mexico at Fort Myers Beach, Florida

Things to Do on Vacation in Fort Myers, Sanibel & Captiva Island Florida

Everyone’s ideal vacation looks a little different. From exploring history, seeking thrilling adventures, or simply just lounging poolside with a drink, one size does not fit all when it comes to a Florida... Read more
Thistle Lodge beachfront dining Sanibel Island Must Do

Casa Ybel Resort & Thistle Lodge Restaurant Review

I recently had the opportunity to stay at Casa Ybel Resort, one of the only true beachfront properties on Sanibel Island.  The resort, which sits on 23 acres, is positively stunning as are... Read more