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Sanibel Island Or Captiva Island?

Life is full of tough decisions, and where you’re going to stay on vacation shouldn’t be one of them. Choosing between two tropical paradises sounds like a pretty luxurious decision, right? We are going to give you the low-down on Sanibel Island and Captiva Island, so when you’re looking to book your next vacation your only decision should be which SPF to wear. Sanibel Island is a happily eclectic mix of wildlife and tourist destinations. […]

10/12/2020 | by Kaitlin | No Comments Best Kept Secrets Places To Go Things to know Vacation Rentals

Discover The Back Bay of Sanibel And Captiva

We know that Sanibel and Captiva Islands are famous for their sugar sands, tropical weather, and emerald waters. What some may not know, however, is that the Islands of Sanibel and Captiva are actually 67% protected conservation land. With unique interior freshwater wetlands and miles of mangrove mazes, there are some amazing hidden gems to discover off of the beaten beach path. Next time you’re down in the Islands, be sure to check out everything […]

10/05/2020 | by Kaitlin | No Comments Best Kept Secrets Places To Go Things To Do Things to know

5 Ways To Stay Health Conscious On Your Next Sanibel Island Vacation

We all know that ditching the everyday routine is one of the major perks of vacation.  But, does that mean that we also have to ditch our everyday pant size at the end of the trip? Unless you specifically plan your trip around ways to stay healthy, (If you do, please teach us your ways.) we rounded up 5 ways to keep up with your healthy habits while you’re on your next Sanibel Island vacation.  […]

09/28/2020 | by Kaitlin | No Comments Best Kept Secrets Places To Go Things to know Vacation Rentals

3 Ways To Save Money On Sanibel Island

When was the last time you went on vacation? If the thought of getting out to sunny Sanibel Island is making you see coconuts and swaying palm trees, it may be time! While vacations can have many additional costs attached, we’ve rounded up a few ways to save that money while preparing to return to Paradise. 1.Don’t drive to the beach  This may have you shaking your head in confusion, I get it.  Sanibel and […]

09/25/2020 | by Kaitlin | No Comments Vacation Rentals

3 Cozy Cottages to Reconnect at on Sanibel Island

Imagine a place with Southern hospitality, constant tropical weather, breathtaking beaches, miles of bike paths, and vintage Island chic vibes. This magical place is real and goes by the name of Sanibel Island.  Like soulmates, the beach and romance are inseparable. Whether you’re looking for honeymoon inspiration or a bonding getaway, there’s the perfect Cottage for everyone. So you can focus on letting those sparks dance, explore our guide for the top 3 coziest Cottages […]

09/18/2020 | by Kaitlin | No Comments Places To Go Vacation Rentals

Vacation Like a Local on Sanibel Island

There are many ways you can subtly—or not so subtly—poke fun at someone’s fashion sense, and telling them they look like a tourist ranks pretty high on that list.  On that note, the fashion blogs have unanimously announced that the fanny pack is having a comeback, so haters lay off my hip purse. When you vacation on a little Island like Sanibel, blending in is not so much about wearing socks with your sandals, but […]

09/04/2020 | by Kaitlin | No Comments Places To Go Things To Do Things to know

The Ultimate Guide to Shelling on Sanibel Island

Shell-lovers from all over the world make pilgrimages to tiny Sanibel Island’s Gulf Coast, considered the best shelling spot in North America. Piles of shells line the beaches, hiding countless treasures that are exclusive to our little slice of paradise. Here you’ll find helpful information to have the most shelling success!   Laws For Harvest Getting that great find of a whole unbroken shell is exciting. And it is permitted in just about every beach […]

08/31/2020 | by Kaitlin | No Comments Best Kept Secrets Places To Go Things To Do Things to know Vacation Rentals

Vacation Home Or Hotel Stay?

Sitting under a lanai, breaking out the board games. Grilling under a warm night sky, or preparing for a family dinner while the kids frolic in the pool beside you. Can’t you just see it? When you rent a vacation home, you can achieve this kind of vacation experience for a fraction of the cost of a typical hotel stay (that is likely at an even less desirable location!) But in case you needed more […]

08/25/2020 | by Kaitlin | No Comments Best Kept Secrets Things to know Vacation Rentals

The Best Biking on Sanibel Island

Did you know that there are 25 miles of paved bike paths on Sanibel Island? What about one that leads to the cemetery of Sanibel pioneers and settlers? On an Island with no stoplights, we are giving you the green light to the best biking paths on Sanibel.   Middle Gulf Cemetery Pedal down the path toward the Middle Gulf Cemetery, and go back in time. Sanibel’s pioneer cemetery gives you a glimpse into Sanibel’s […]

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Rental Scams-Important tips when Securing your Vacation!

There are many beautiful homes and condos on Sanibel Island, Captiva Island, North Captiva, or wherever you might be searching. Yet at the same time, you also deserve to not have your time wasted by scams, and you deserve to feel and be completely safe during the entire vacation-hunting process.  While there were always things to be conscious about while hunting for a vacation rental, the increased use of online platforms to advertise a home […]

08/24/2020 | by Kaitlin | No Comments Best Kept Secrets Things to know Vacation Rentals
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