Our man Walt checks out the treetops and osprey platform at Ocean’s Reach from his prime spot on the fourth floor of Building 2.
What did Walt see with his telescopic eye? Look closely and you, too, will see a refurbished osprey nest with a proud mother sitting stately. Although a late nester, and sitting since mid-February, she’s been going strong and we’re hopeful that we may be able to greet a new osprey family soon. » Read more
… the sea, the sea in the darkness calls;
The little waves, with their soft, white hands,
Efface the footprints in the sands,
And the tide rises, the tide falls.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 – 1882)
Photo courtesy of Don Thompson. » Read more
The people behind the Insane Inflatable 5K — a fun and dynamic 5K, made up solely of inflatable obstacles — say this course will challenge you, surprise you, and leave you bouncing back for more!
3.1 miles. 11 insane inflatables. 1 crazy fun day!
It’s all coming to Fort Myers at jetBlue Park on Saturday, » Read more
Bike or hike Wildlife Drive for free, watch a free film, and take advantage of free programs at this year’s Earth Day at J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, April 22, 2017.
The refuge will celebrate the 47th anniversary of Earth Day with an earth-friendly Family Story & Craft time and free Gators & Crocs and Birding the Refuge programs
As in the past, » Read more
The ever-popular Diner’s Delight coupon booklets — better known as the “Kiwanis Books” — are here!
A key fundraising vehicle for an assortment of Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis Club scholarship programs, the Diner’s Delight coupon books feature promotional offers for more than two dozen favorite island eateries, valid May 1 – December 19, 2017.
This year’s participants include:
- Beach Piez
- Blue Giraffe
- The Bubble Room
- Captiva House –
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You don’t have to shovel sunshine!
Just one more reason to visit Ocean’s Reach again soon.
With our special discounts in March and April, it’s crazy not to! » Read more
Our wonderful Ocean’s Reach summertime greeter, Wendy, said she’s found the ideal day trip for those visiting Sanibel: the Naples Botanical Gardens!
“OMG! What a beautiful place to escape for a day. Truly a treat for all the senses.
Peace and quiet abounds in this luscious gem in the middle of busy Naples. » Read more
“The sand may brush off. The salt may wash clean.
The tans may fade. But the memories will last forever.”
This beautiful photo was taken by one of our favorite long-time guests on her latest “climb out” over Sanibel recently.
She commented that she’s always sad to leave, yet always excited to think about her next trip back.
We’re always happy to welcome her — » Read more
Ask a Sanibel sheller if he or she can ever have enough shells and they will readily respond, “Never!” There can never be enough “treasures from the sea” to satisfy a sheller’s insatiable desire for decorating, collecting and gifting. The allure of the seashell is addictive!
For one Ocean’s Reach owner, her “never enough” shell obsession fulfills another mission—to adorn the multiple glass cylinders decorating her coffee table. » Read more