Events And Fun Facts

  • 19May2011

    Sanibel's First Temporary Traffic Light

    Sanibel Real Estate
    May 19th, 2011 - It's official! This week Sanibel Island installed it's first two traffic lights and no, they are not at the 4 way stop on Periwinkle! Due to bridge work on Lindgren two TEMPORARY lights have been placed to direct traffic as the road narrows down to one lane. We will keep you posted as this job progresses.

    Read more...
  • 28Mar2011
    SCCF's Bailey Homestead Campaign

    SCCF's Bailey Homestead Campaign

    Sanibel Real Estate
    Preserving history and protecting the lands that are so valuable to our surrounding waters require ongoing diligence and focus. The Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation is always ready to and wiling to uphold their mission.

    SCCF's Honoring the Past - Protecting the Future Campaign has four components:

    Read more...
  • 15Feb2011
    How do you pronounce Sanibel?

    How do you pronounce Sanibel?

    Sanibel Island is pronounced san-a-bell by most residents and visitors. Some Island pioneers call her "san-a-bull". Often Sanibel's name is mispronounced and misspelled.

    Regardless of how you spell it: Sanebel, Sanibell, Sanabel, or Sanbiel, SANIBEL ISLAND is a wonderfull place to live, work, visit, vacation, or retire.

    Read more...
  • 11Feb2011
    Snow Free Sanibel Island

    Snow Free Sanibel Island

    Leave your snow shovel at home. Sanibel's forecast: NO SNOW... EVER!

    Okay this may be a stretch of the truth. The last officially recorded show in our area occurred in 1899 with snow reported as far south as Fort Myers on the West Coast and Fort Pierce on the East Coast of Florida. In 2002 a record cold snap produced snow flurries in the Miami area but not here on the West Coast.

    Read more...
  • 8Feb2011

    Sanibel Island - Navigation Charts are Important Here!

    Sanibel Real Estate
    Surrounded by the beautiful warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, Sanibel & Captiva Islands are a boater's paradise. While our waters are enjoyed by many from all over the world, our local fishermen and sailors respect the tides, markers and their charts. With multiple sand bars and shallow sea grass beds, these waters can make navigation tricky.

    Read more...
    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer
  • 30Dec2010

    Sam Bailey's Island's Night

    Sanibel Real Estate
    I recently found this photo and it reminds me of how some people make a big difference in the lives of many! When I agreed to help Island's Night by coordinating the Little League players to come in uniform and sing the National Anthem on the field, I had no idea it would be the last for Mr. Bailey.

    Read more...
    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer
  • 1Oct2010

    Eric Pfeifer Proudly Sponsors F.I.S.H. 10 K Run

    Sanibel Real Estate
    Hundreds of runners will gather at 7:30am at the Sanibel Community House to run 10K. All proceeds will benefit F.I.S.H. of Sanibel. F.I.S.H. stands for "Friends in Service Here".

    Centrally located on Periwinkle Way, F.I.S.H. accepts donations of food and many other items which can be used by island families in need.

    Read more...
  • 19Jul2010
    Sanibel Beaches Remain Pristine

    Sanibel Beaches Remain Pristine

    Please help us spread the good news! Sanibel and Captiva Islands continue to remain unspoiled and in top condition. Last week NOAA released reports that the oil from the BP Deep Horizon spill is not projected to come near Sanibel and Captiva Islands! According to NOAA's latest reports, there is less than a one percent chance of any oil reaching our island beaches.

    Photo Courtesy of Kyle Sweet, Sanctuary Golf Course Superintendent

    Read more...