If you have visited Sanibel in the past you know about no-see-ums! They are tiny biting bugs that live near water. They are so small that they are not visible to the naked eye, hence their name! No-see-ums are common in many areas of Florida and any tropical body of land where there is water nearby.
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Since the start of the pandemic the Sanibel Causeway toll booths have been unmanned. What does this mean to you as a visitor to Sanibel & Captiva Islands? Tolls can be paid using a compatible prepaid transponder or through the pay-by-plate system.
Sanibel Island is a quiet and low-key beach destination located along the shores of the Gulf of Mexico in Southwest Florida. Known for its world-renowned shelling beaches, fishing, and wildlife preserves, Sanibel Island has so much to offer.
While there's really no bad time of the year to visit Sanibel, we might argue that fall is the best time of the year in Southwest Florida.
The 4th of July is one of the best times to visit Sanibel Island and Captiva Island. In southwest Florida you can spend your 4th of July 2021 on the beach, watching a festive parade, taking in the fireworks from the water, or catching a baseball game.