When I took my family down to the beach on Donax Street, we were greeted by a beautiful Christmas Tree decorated with flowers for ornaments. In the sand next to the tree a shell message greeted all beach goers wishing them a Merry Christmas.
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.”
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.
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!
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