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Your Daily Beach Therapy from Ocean's Reach

Off the Beaten Path

On your next visit to Ocean’s Reach, be sure to head off the beaten path and enjoy the Pond Apple Park Trail, a 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 beautiful cormorants, herons and wood storks, or a graceful great egret as photographed above by longtime guest Bill C.  » Read more

The Spectacle of a Sunrise

Sunrise at Ocean’s Reach; photo submitted by Jack and Robin Graham


“Sunrise offered a very beautiful spectacle; the water was quite unruffled, but the motion communicated by the tides was so great that, although there was not a breath of air stirring, the sea heaved slowly with a grand and majestic motion.”


– George Grey

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Bringing the Bayou to the Beach

Recent excerpt from the Island Reporter; article by Tiffany Repecki.

Mud Bugs Cajun Kitchen has opened to the public at 1473 Periwinkle Way, the site of the former Chip’s Sanibel Steakhouse. The 4,550 square-foot restaurant seats up to 150 people and includes 18 outdoor bonus seats.

Serving up lunch and dinner, the bayou style menu features raw and chargilled oysters, along with a variety of starters like crispy gator tail,  » Read more

Sail Away

Get ready to see the world under sail!

Now celebrating their 55th year, Offshore Sailing School provides safe, exciting sailing lessons and powerboat training.  Their instructors are caring sailors and mariners with extensive sailing and teaching experience, and their mission is to give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to thoroughly enjoy the sailing lifestyle.

If you haven’t yet taken a course with Offshore Sailing School,  » Read more

Through Your Child’s Eyes

Essence Magazine recently published an article titled “5 Trips Every Parent Should Take With Their Kids” and not surprisingly (at least not to us), Fort Myers and Sanibel Island made the list!

They write that “Seeing the world through your child’s eyes is an experience like no other, that’s why these five trips are perfect for parents looking to take their kids on a vacation sure to create memories that will last a lifetime.”  » Read more

Yoga with Barb

Come stretch, relax, and enjoy the fresh air!

Guests this January have been enjoying weekly yoga sessions with Barb H., an Ocean’s Reach owner, on our new croquet lawn.

Barb will return in March and will once again guide guests through gentle yoga poses designed to help relieve stress, create stability and promote healing.

Complimentary yoga sessions will be held every Monday in March at 10:30 a.m.  » Read more

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