Sanibel & Captiva Chamber Parking Lot Open!

The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce parking lot has reopened after almost 3 weeks of renovations. The parking lot now has pervious paver and 2 detention ponds to help control run-off to protect our beautiful and fragile environment. Chamber member GiGi Design Group was the contractor and did a beautiful job. No more [...]

2013-06-18T15:38:57-04:00June 18th, 2013|Home|

CROW Receives 1st Place Gulf Guardian Award

The Gulf of Mexico Program recently announced the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) will receive a First Place 2013 Gulf Guardian Award in the Civic/Non-Profit Organization category. The awards ceremony will be held on June 26th at the Tampa Bay Grand Hyatt. For more than 40 years CROW has been caring for and [...]

2017-08-18T16:30:50-04:00June 17th, 2013|Home, Uncategorized|

2013 Chrysalis Awards Honor Two Sanibel & Captiva Chamber Members

May 22, 2013 – The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce and the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau honored 8 individuals and businesses at the 4th annual Chrysalis Awards presented by Gulfcoast Coin & Jewelry. The tradeshow and awards luncheon highlighted businesses for their community involvement and positive impact on Lee County in the [...]

2013-05-28T15:47:45-04:00May 28th, 2013|Home|

Sanibel Island – “Happiest Seaside Towns” 2013

COASTAL LIVING READERS VOTE SANIBEL ISLAND ONE OF THE TOP FIVE “HAPPIEST SEASIDE TOWNS” 2013 New York, NY (May 07, 2013) – Sanibel Island, Florida places third in Coastal Living’s second annual list of “America’s Happiest Seaside Towns.” The complete list of the 10 best places to live by the sea, as ranked by consumers, is featured in the June 2013 [...]

2013-05-09T13:44:37-04:00May 9th, 2013|Home, Sanibel Island Beaches, Weddings In Paradise News|

Sanibel listed in the top ten best Florida Beach Towns by USA Today

Sanibel: With thousands of snowbirds pointing their convertibles south to the Sunshine State for a dose of winter warmth, we asked "Dr. Beach"— aka Florida International University professor and coastal expert Stephen P. Leatherman — for 10 Florida destinations that combine sand, surf and a welcoming sense of community. Sanibel Island:Yes, "you have to pay [...]

2017-03-07T20:11:50-05:00January 10th, 2013|Captiva Island Hotels, Home, Sanibel Island Beaches|

Sanibel Island Made USA Today’s list of 10 Great Places for Families to Escape the Snow

Larry Bleiberg for USA TODAYYou'll get a beach vacation, but so  much more at this Gulf Coast Island near Fort Myers. The island's  location makes it one of the best places to find seashells in the  country. "Who wouldn't love shelling on the beach and wading in the  mellow, mellow waters?"  Biking's easy on the [...]

2017-03-09T14:43:01-05:00December 19th, 2012|Captiva Island Hotels, Home, Sanibel Island Beaches|


The Society of American Travel Writers awarded the J.N. 'Ding' Darling National Wildlife Refuge their prestigious "Phoenix" award. The purpose of the Phoenix Award is to give appropriate recognition for  Individuals or Organizations actively involved in conservation,  preservation, beautification and anti-pollution campaigns which further  the growth and appeal of North American travel destinations. J.N. "Ding" [...]

2017-08-18T16:31:28-04:00December 13th, 2012|Captiva Island Hotels, Home, Things to Do|
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