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
Life is good at the beach. Embrace the day and soak up the sun! » Read more
Come enjoy “Springtime on Sanibel” with an escape to Ocean’s Reach, where the sun is shining, the water is shimmering, and our temperatures average a blissful 82 degrees … all at 20% OFF!
With the way the Easter holiday is falling this year, we find ourselves with a handful of condos still available for rent. For a limited time only, we’re offering 20% OFF one-bedroom condominiums for a 7-night stay during March 18 – April 14, » Read more
The fastest growing sport in America is in full swing on Sanibel! Pickleball combines tennis, badminton and table tennis and has quickly become a favorite of both leisure players and competitive athletes.
In late spring, our neighbors at Sundial Beach Resort on Middle Gulf Drive will welcome a new Pickleball complex, complete with twelve state-of-the art Plexicushion courts.
Sundial’s courts will be open to Ocean’s Reach guests for a small fee, » Read more
While visiting Ocean’s Reach, spread your wings and head to Pond Apple Park Trail, an off-the-road hidden gem popular with both birds and bird watchers.
Walk or bicycle your way through wetlands, open grasslands and elevated boardwalks for the best views of cormorants, egrets, herons and wood storks, to name just a few.
Opened in 2014, the 1.6 mile loop features some of Sanibel Island’s most beautiful scenery and wildlife — » Read more
Sanibel Island has been appealing to visitors for generations. The island, at 12 miles long, offers unparalleled serene beauty and abundant nature thanks to visionary pioneers in conservation. It’s rich in history with stories of the great Calusa Indians, Spanish explorers and the functioning lighthouse, built in the 1800s. Today, visitors revel in the 24 miles of unspoiled shorelines, numerous world-class outdoor sports, as well as a selection of fine dining and shopping. » Read more
On Sanibel Island, sunshine and warm temperatures go hand in hand, as do many of our lovebirds.
The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club is one of many beautiful settings for a bride and groom to start the rest of their life together. And for two golfers, uniting on the practice range overlooking the 18 hole Audubon-sanctioned wildlife preserve and course is a dream come true. » Read more
A little blue heron quietly stalks its prey among the buried tree limbs and roots in the Ocean’s Reach pond. Insects, tiny fish and crustaceans are its healthy choice diet. Known for breeding on pond edges and feeding in shallow waters, this relative of the snowy egret molts to a dark slate-blue plumage as an adult, making it easy to identify.
Our brand new pondside benches provide vivid close-up photo opportunities. » Read more