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Fly Casting on Sanibel

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Raise your fly fishing skills to a new level with a coaching session by Fort Myers’ Joe Mahler. In a matter of hours, students are amazed at the depth of their improvement and success! The word on the island is that no matter what background or experience you have, you will benefit from the mastery of this renowned coach, instructor, author and illustrator.

Says Fred from Pennsylvania, “Fly fishing with Joe Mahler has been the most enjoyable time in which I have held a rod in 40 years.  » Read more

All A’Bloom

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Upon your arrival at Ocean’s Reach you will be struck by the abundance of tropical blooms and beauty of our landscaping. Our guests enjoy being surrounded by lovely butterfly gardens, pond and native vegetation—all within a lush, colorful setting that adorns our beachfront property.

The beautiful spring blooms pictured today embrace the exterior of each gulf front condo building and are members of the hibiscus family.

The pink and white flowers make for dramatic bouquets right outside your condo door.  » Read more

The Green Iguana

Green Iguana

Everyone has heard of the movie, The Night of the Iguana. Now you can see an iguana in this photo, taken by our pond. The lime colored lizard is a herbivore, approximately six feet long and eleven pounds. It is rarely seen on Sanibel as it is not native to Florida. Because the iguanas are invasive, they are removed from the island when captured.

An iguana is quite a sight.  » Read more

50th Birthday Bash

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Birthdays are cherished milestones especially when one turns 50 and family and friends are invited to celebrate at Ocean’s Reach. Teresa, our guest of honor, is joined by her best friends and daughters for a week of amazing beach time and island activities that she will never forget.

Today the paddle board rental truck pulled up in our driveway and delivered four paddle boards and paddles to the birthday guests.  » Read more

Scott’s Shellebration!

Scott's shellabration

Have you ever felt that others have better luck finding those elusive Sanibel shells than you do? I’m sure our good friend, Scott, felt that way often. But his determination to find “the big one” yielded exactly that—the big one!

Here’s how he claimed his prized shell. Calling a local veteran sheller, Scott set up a shelling expedition for later that evening. At 11 p.m. outside Ocean’s Reach,  » Read more

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