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Sanibel Island and the surrounding area make great topics of discussion to help those looking to plan a vacation in the area. Check out top beach locations, best spots to find seashells or things to do on the island. We have covered it all!

February 13, 2020
Best Places to Watch the Sunset on Sanibel Island

When planning a trip to Southwest Florida, finding the best places to watch the sunset on Sanibel Island should be a top task on your list. Choosing the best place will come down to the experience you're looking to have.

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February 11, 2020
Sanibel Island Shopping Guide: Don't Skip These Shops

Shopping on Sanibel Island is an unforgettable experience thanks to numerous unique island shops. From tiny mom and pop boutiques to colorful souvenir stores, there’s something to find for every shopper. 

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February 11, 2020
What to do on Sanibel Island When it Rains

Finding things to do when it rains on Sanibel Island isn't difficult. From multiple museums to numerous shops and more, rain won't your vacation. Check out everything there is to do on a rainy day on Sanibel Island.

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February 11, 2020
8 Romantic Restaurants on Sanibel Island You’ll Fall in Love With 

Romantic restaurants on Sanibel Island offer everything from standard American fare to authentic Italian cuisine to island exclusive tropical dishes. In addition to the selection of mouth-watering food, each restaurant also offers a unique atmosphere for you and your loved one to enjoy.

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February 11, 2020
The 7 Best Beaches for Shelling on Sanibel Island

Every year, thousands of travelers visit Southwest Florida in search of the best shelling beaches on Sanibel Island. The unique geography and location of the island make it a hotspot for shelling. If it’s your first time visiting Sanibel Island to go shelling, it’s worth considering which beaches you should go to.

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February 11, 2020
A Complete Guide to the Port Sanibel Marina

From relaxing water cruises to high-octane adventures, Port Sanibel Marina is the ideal location for your next excursion. At the Marina, you’ll find a wide range of amenities and attractions. This includes charter cruises, boat rentals, nature trails, a waterfront restaurant, and more.

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February 11, 2020
14 Can't Miss Captiva Island Restaurants

Captiva Island is home to many local restaurants that offer a wide range of tasty dishes and unique atmospheres. When visiting the island, set aside time to dine at some of Captiva Island's 14 best restaurants.

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February 11, 2020
Birds of Sanibel Island: A Comprehensive Guide

Birding enthusiasts love visiting Sanibel Island for many reasons including over 200 species of birds being on the island. Over half of the island is covered in wildlife refuge which provides many bird watching spots. The birds of Sanibel Island are a phenomenon that should be experienced by everyone. 

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February 11, 2020
A Guide to Sanibel Island for Families

From beautiful beaches for shelling to countless water activities for kids, Sanibel Island is a great place to vacation for families. The Island also offers many opportunities for kids to learn and have fun at the same time. These include the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge, Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, dolphin and wildlife cruises, and more.

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February 10, 2020
What to do on Sanibel Island at Night: 13 Best Choices

So if you’re looking for inspiration about what to do in Sanibel Island at night, then you’re in the right place. Our top 13 choices below will let you know the very best places to eat, drink, play, relax and unwind so that you can focus on making the most of your visit.

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February 10, 2020
Sanibel Island Wildlife: What You Need to Know

Thanks to over 6,000 acres of protected land, Sanibel Island wildlife is able to thrive. The protected wildlife is contained with the J.N. Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge. Even outside of the protected land, birds, animals, and creatures can be found across the island.

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February 10, 2020
What is Sanibel Island Famous For?

Sanibel Island is known as a shelling destination thanks to its world famous beaches. Many nature lovers also visit due to the large amount of wildlife refuge found on the island. There are also over 20 miles of award-winning bike trails which attract cycling enthusiasts from all over.   

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February 10, 2020
When is the Best Time to Visit Sanibel Island?

The best time to visit Sanibel Island will ultimately depend on what you’re looking for. If you want to visit during the peak season, this typically occurs between December and April. Even during the off-season though, Sanibel Island has plenty to offer, making it nearly impossible to choose a bad time to visit. 

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January 17, 2020
12 Proven Shelling Tips That Work 

Whether it’s your 1st time shelling or you’re an experienced sheller, there are important shelling tips that you should consider. Details such as what time of day to go shelling, what to bring, and which beach to go to will affect your shelling experience. 

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January 16, 2020
Biking on Sanibel Island: An Adventurer’s Guide

Biking on Sanibel Island is popular thanks to there being over 20 miles of paved bike trails on the island. There are also breathtaking views to take in and many shops that offer bike rentals.

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January 16, 2020
Sanibel Island Fishing: Everything You Need to Know  

Fishing on Sanibel Island is popular thanks to its unique features that include countless spots on the island to go fishing and numerous species of fish to catch. Some of the types of fish that can be caught on Sanibel Island are snook, trout, king mackerel, tarpon, and more. 

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