365 New Pages


“Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.”

                                                     – Brad Paisley

Happy New Year from your friends at Ocean’s Reach!  » Read more

Audubon Society Update


Photo of barn swallow courtesy of the Sanibel-Captiva Audubon Society.

As many of our guests know, the weekly Sanibel-Captiva Audubon Society presentations held each year during season are some of the most well-attended lectures of the year.

The 2017 Sanibel-Captiva Audubon Society presentations are scheduled to be held at The Community House, located at 2173 Periwinkle Way. However, Community House renovations may not be completed in time for the early part of the schedule.  » Read more

Eye-Catching Photo


                                                                                                  Photo courtesy of Edison National Bank

What an “eye-catching” photo!

Taken by Paris Thompson, an 8th grade student at Cypress Lake Middle School in Fort Myers, it was announced as the winner of their annual Student Nature Photography Contest, sponsored by Edison National Bank in cooperation with the “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society.

Earlier in the school year, Cypress Lake Middle School students visited the JN “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge,  » Read more

The Audubon Christmas Count is In!


The Sanibel-Captiva Audubon Society conducted its annual Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, Dec. 17.

The 136 birdwatchers split into groups and combed Sanibel and Captiva. They came in with 10,935 birds spread across 99 different bird species.

This year’s count of total birds is smaller than last year when 129 birders tallied more than 14,000 birds, but the species count is higher than last year’s 88 and just slightly below the 102 species seen in 2014.  » Read more

Our Weather Blues


At Ocean’s Reach, our “weather blues” this time of year mean something a little different from what are friends are dealing with up north.

Here, our “blues” are just gorgeous blue waters and clear blue skies … simply waiting for you to return to Sanibel Island and enjoy!

We still have a handful of units available for the winter months and we warmly invite you to come “suffer”  » Read more

Four Generations


It’s all good when four family generations return to Ocean’s Reach for reliving old and making new memories. And what a better place to share familiar tales than at our Grove! An evening rendezvous and delicious dinner al fresco is a special treat for the Lambert family, owners of an Ocean’s Reach condo for many years. Mrs. Lambert invited her son and daughter-in-law who in turn invited their grandson for a visit during the condo owners’ annual meeting in November.  » Read more

Our Traditional Holiday Sing-Along



On the 1st day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

A walk along my favorite beach!

On the 2nd day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

2 shells from Andy

On the 3rd day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

3 island bike rides

On the 4th day of Christmas,  » Read more

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