Category Archives: Best Kept Secrets

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

5 Benefits of a Short-term Rental on Sanibel Island

  Sanibel Island and Captiva Island are intrinsically transient. Who wouldn’t want to take a week-long trip every year to a tropical Island with no stoplights, bike trails galore, and miles of pristine conserved coastline? If the thought of purchasing a second home on Sanibel Island or Captiva Island as a short term rental is at the forefront of your mind, below are 5 benefits to consider. Welcome to Paradise!  Higher Income Potential Short-term rentals […]

08/20/2020 | by Kaitlin | No Comments | Best Kept Secrets | Things to know | Vacation Rentals
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