Events And Fun Facts

  • 21Nov2005
    Sanibel Luminary is a Magical Night

    Sanibel Luminary is a Magical Night

    This is a holiday celebration event to remember. The first Friday of December ALWAYS marks the beginning of our Holiday Season as we ring in the Christmas spirit. Each year on the first Friday night of December, the entire Island of Sanibel turns into a wonderland of lights. Residents, visitors, guests and businesses come together to celebrate this holiday event.

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  • 1Nov2005
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh "GIFT FROM THE SEA" 50th Aniversary Festival:

    Anne Morrow Lindbergh "GIFT FROM THE SEA" 50th Aniversary Festival:

    Fifty years of wisdom, insight and inspiration will be celebrated during the week-long “Gift from the Sea” 50th Anniversary Festival on Captiva Island, Nov. 12-18, 2005. The festival will celebrate the 50th anniversary of author-aviator Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s best-selling book, “Gift from the Sea,” which was inspired by visits the author made to Captiva Island in the early 1950s. The festival’s theme is “Celebrating 50 years of Wisdom, Insight and Inspiration: 1955-2005.”

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer
  • 6Oct2005

    DING DARLING DAYS ARE HERE!

    Sanibel Real Estate
    J.N. “Ding” Darling Days are just around the corner! With Sanibel land donated from the Federal Government and Sanibel lands acquired by friends of “Ding” and other concerned citizens the Refuge was formed. The 1962 formation of the J.N. “Ding” Darling Conservation Foundation has continued his vision of wildlife education & conservation. The non-profit Ding Darling Wildlife Society along with the J.N. “Ding” Darling Wildlife Refuge continue to provide educational material to promote preservation and conservation.

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer
  • 17Sep2005

    Sanibel Kids Care

    Sanibel Real Estate
    In response to the disaster that Hurricane Katrina left in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, a Sanibel and Captiva Island Wide Rummage Sale will be held from 8:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Saturday September 17th. All the proceeds from this one day sale will benefit the American Red Cross Hurricane Relief Efforts. All unsold items will be donated to the Salvation Army to be given directly to hurricane victims.

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer
  • 14Jul2005

    Southwest Airlines Add new Routes and Fares to Fort Myers Airport

    Sanibel Real Estate
    Ft. Myers, Fla.—July 14, 2005—Southwest Airlines today unveiled its low fares and flight schedule to and from Ft. Myers. Customers can now purchase tickets for the new service with airfares beginning as low as $29 one-way.

    Southwest Airlines will begin its Ft. Myers service October 2, 2005, with a total of nine daily nonstop departures to the following cities: Baltimore/Washington (two daily), Chicago Midway (two daily), Long Island/Islip (one daily), Orlando (three daily), and Philadelphia (one daily). The airline will offer direct or connecting service to 29 other destinations, such as Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Seattle.

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer
  • 17Jan2005

    Rassa Steakhouse Coming to the Dunes Golf Course

    Sanibel Real Estate
    COMING SOON....THE DUNES GOLF & TENNIS CLUB TO OPEN "RASSA", THE NEWEST RESTAURANT ON SANIBEL ISLAND, FEBRUARY 11th!

    Rassa combines the finest fare of a posh steakhouse with picturesque views of a winding golf course:

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer
  • 17Jan2005

    South Seas Update - Opening Date

    Sanibel Real Estate
    South Seas Resort & Yacht Harbour will be fully renovated and open by Thanksgiving! South Seas launched a major renovation campaign following Hurricane Charley. The resort chose to go beyond repairs to a complete upgrade. They are focusing much attention on accommodations as well as restaurant renovations to provide outstanding facilities, & finer dining in beautifully landscaped surroundings. Early this month they announced that the resort’s marina, Cap’n Al’s Dockside Grill and Sunset Beach will all be fully operational and open by March 15. Other resort facilities and amenities will open throughout this year as more rental units become operational.

    Resort rates will initially be about 40% of the normal rates. Rates will transition back to more normal rates closer to November of this year. South Seas Resort will truly be better than ever before!

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer
  • 9Nov2004
    What's Happening on the Islands

    What's Happening on the Islands

    QUICK UPDATES: The bridge construction is well under way as the new piles are being driven along the existing spans.

    The causeway toll increased to $6.00 effective November 1st. Luminary will be December 3rd for Sanibel and 4th for Captiva. For More information call the Sanibel Chamber of Commerce. 239-472-1080

    Island Rental Properties are booking quickly. For great rental choices visit: Paradise Properties by Owner aka BaytoSea.com

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer