Art in Flight

“Halo” by Katy Danca Galli

Thanks to a special partnership between the Southwest Florida International Airport and our local Alliance for the Arts, millions of travelers have the opportunity to view works of art by area artists as they arrive and depart through our main airport in Fort Myers.

The unique “Art in Flight” art exhibits have been displaying brilliant artwork for more than a decade.   » Read more

Summer Fun at the Shell Museum

Throughout the year, the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum has plenty for families to see and do, and during summertime, the educational fun they offer becomes even more affordable!

Open seven days a week, the museum features a different program daily for its New Day, New Adventure series:  Mondays – “Collection Connection”; Tuesdays – “Fossil Dig”; Wednesdays – “Shell Jewelry”  » Read more

Follow Us on Instagram!

Can’t get enough of Sanibel and Ocean’s Reach?  Just join us on Instagram to “ooh” and “aah” over more of our favorite photos!

Since our Ocean’s Reach community is such an amazing one, we look forward to sharing in all your photos, as well!  

Follow us at @oceansreach and start getting inspired for your next trip today.  Be sure to tag us in your photos and we’ll do the same.   » Read more

Life Jackets 101

It’s no surprise that many of our guests enjoy boating while they’re here on Sanibel Island, as our area offers an amazing water wonderland to explore!

Of course, safety is always top-of-mind for us, so we wanted to share this primer on Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs) — or life jackets — we recently ran across.  Many thanks to Pat Schmidt, member of America’s Boating Club of Sanibel-Captiva,  » Read more

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