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" [...]
Sanibel Island is a Top Family Beach Destination The following is what Sherman's travel wrote about Sanibel Island... "Nearly 15 miles of seashells are yours for the pickin’ on Sanibel Island, known as one of the country’s top destinations for this family-friendly activity. This family beach destination on Florida’s Gulf of Mexico has all the [...]
The structural relocation of a historical property known as Shore Haven, from Bird Lane to the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village, located at 950 Dunlop Road took place on October 3th. For more information regarding the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village please contact (239) 472-4648 or Click Here.
The purpose of the E Awards is to recognize those employees within the hospitality and allied industries who positively impact a visitor or resident’s experience in Lee County. Who is eligible to be nominated: Employees who work in hospitality and allied industries in Lee County. Who can nominate: Anyone who experiences exceptional customer service and who [...]
The Sanibel Public Library has been named a '5 Star' library by the Library Journal. This is their highest 'star' rating. The Library Journal Index is a national rating system designed to recognize and promote America's public libraries, to help improve the pool of nationally collected library statistics, and to encourage library self-evaluation. Congratulations to [...]
Sanibel Island Makes Sherman's Travel Top 10 Family Beaches List ShermansTravel Editorial Staff ShermansTravel.com Sanibel Island was rated #10 on Sherman’s Travel list of top 10 U.S. Family Beaches! Ahhh . . . the family beach vacation. It’s as all-American as apple pie, a time-honored tradition where some of the best childhood memories are made. [...]
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 [...]
Arthur Frommer has announced his Top Ten world wide favorite destinations and Sanibel topped the list! Come and find out why Sanibel Island ranked ahead of Bali, Indonesia and Paris, France.
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.