The Sun Sets on Another Year


As the sun prepares to set on yet another year, our thoughts turn to the amazing sunsets we’re so fortunate to see almost nightly at Ocean’s Reach.

And we’re not the only ones who think our sunsets are simply dazzling.  A recent article by Amy Gilmore entitled “20 Destinations with the Most Stunning Sunsets (You Can Actually Afford to Go To)” lists Sanibel Island’s sunsets in the top ten.  » Read more

Captiva Trolley Crawl

Photo by Adventures in Paradise


Come support a great organization at the Captiva Trolley Crawl on Friday, January 10 at 5pm.  The event benefits Sanibel Community Housing & Resources (CHR) provides affordable housing for families and individuals who work and serve the community of Sanibel.

The event kicks off at Lazy Flamingo near Blind Pass, where guests will enjoy complimentary appetizers.   » Read more

Christmas Eve on the Beach

Photo by James McCallion


Island residents and visitors are invited to grab a beach towel or chair and head to the Sanibel Lighthouse Beach for the Annual Christmas Eve Beach service on Dec. 24 at 5 p.m.

Hosted by Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ since 1979, the Gulf breezes and waves provide background for the annual family-friendly service of carols and telling of the Christmas story by Senior Pastor Rev.  » Read more

Holiday Boat-A-Long


Since 1978, the parade of beautifully decorated boats in Cape Coral’s Holiday Boat-A-Long has been one of the highlights of the holiday season in Southwest Florida.  This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, December 21 from 4:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Located at Four Freedoms Park in neighboring Cape Coral, the “family night out” festival has food, Christmas music, and a visit from Santa Claus along with the parade.  » Read more

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