We know why you travel to Sanibel Island: the beaches. The beaches of Sanibel Island and Captiva Island are some of the country's most pristine and are known for world-class shelling. Whether you're looking for a beach to mingle with locals and tourists or you'd prefer to be secluded on a quiet stretch of white sand, Southwest Florida is your destination.
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Winter is coming! Get out of the cold and head to the beautiful white sandy beaches of #Sanibel and #Captiva Islands. Winter is the best time of year for shelling and temperatures average in the high 70's.
Kitchens provide a space for families and friends to come together to create a meal, spend time together, share stories, and entertain during dinner parties. Here is a look at a few of our favorite kitchens on Sanibel and Captiva Islands.
Where, when, and how to shell: Our guide to shelling on Sanibel Island, rated one of the top shelling destinations in the U.S. by Travel & Leisure Magazine!
There are more than enough reasons to love Fort Myers and Sanibel Island: great weather (the Gulf water averages 76 degrees, almost never dipping below 60 even in the wintertime), delicious food (it’s rumored that Jimmy Buffett wrote “Cheeseburger in Paradise” after dining at an area restaurant), fantastic outdoor sports.
Sanibel Island provides wonderful sandy beaches and a profusion of shells because of it's unique east-west orientation. These beaches yield the perfect setting for making beautiful memories. Spend the day swimming, fishing, windsurfing or just enjoy a picnic on the gorgeous beach.