TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Awards Several Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber members recently were acknowledged by TripAdvisor with a Certificate of Excellence award. The winners were: Sanibel Siesta on the Beach Condominiums 'Tween Waters Inn Resort Old Captiva House at Tween Waters Inn Congratulations to all!
Sanibel Ranked #1 on 11 Stunning Florida Towns You Need to Visit by BuzzFeed 1. For secluded and untouched beauty, visit Sanibel Island. You won’t find many buildings that are taller than a palm tree on Sanibel Island, and that’s because the city has taken careful measures to preserve the natural beauty of the area. [...]
America's Happiest Seaside Towns 2014 Captiva Island voted #2 happiest seaside town in the U.S.A. by Coastal Living! Local folklore holds that pirate José Gaspar hid his captives on this pristine island. A gorgeous prison, indeed: The slender barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico west of Fort Myers has pale, powdery sands graced with [...]
Courtesy of the Island Sun 'Tween Waters Inn Island Resort commemorated the official historic designation of the storied Captiva Island Resort Sunday, May 20. The resort was officially listed in the National Register of Historic Places on December 15, 2011, according to Alissa M. Slade, chief of the bureau of historic preservation and deputy state [...]
Sanibel Island's Walker Guest House won the favor of online voters as the top residential building in Florida during a month-long campaign by the Florida Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). "I think it is good for the island," said Joyce Owens of AIA Florida. "It serves as a nice reminder that there is [...]
The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce is celebrating it 50th anniversary of incorporation this year. The actual date is February 20th. We will be celebrating the date with a special After Hours event with our members and special guests.