• We're excited to re-open in 2024. Check back soon for details!

In a Flip-Flop State of Mind.

Your Daily Beach Therapy from Ocean's Reach

Or call us at 1-800-336-6722

Your Best Self

selfie on the beach


Joyful, free and footloose. That’s how these Sanibel guests feel when their toes touch the sand and dip into the lapping waters on our beach. Can you relate?

Make new beach memories and commemorate “your best self” with a selfie on the beach.

Come on down this summer, as we’d love to see you — and your selfies — at Ocean’s Reach!  » Read more

The Coast is Clear

beach walkers


Our coast is wide open and waiting for you!

Have some fun with a summer getaway on the beach at Ocean’s Reach.  Run, walk, build a sandcastle or just relax and float in the water.

Whether it’s a full–week vacation or a short mid-week break from your regular routine, the beach is awaiting and the coast is clear!  » Read more

The Best Seats in Town

beach chairs at OR


Head to Ocean’s Reach, put on your bathing suit and within minutes you’ll be at the beach settling into your complimentary beach chairs.

We’ll always reserve a top-notch “front row” seat for you when you stay with us.  What are you waiting for?  Give us a call at 800-366-6722 to book your beachside getaway today!

   » Read more

Changes Coming Soon to Community House

Sanibel Community House 4

The Sanibel Community House — beloved gathering spot for islanders and home to the Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner, outdoor juried art shows, community potluck dinners and much more — will be undergoing a construction facelift this summer. After eight years of planning, the project just broke ground this month and all is a “go” for completion late fall.

Members of the community are looking forward to a major interior expansion and flexible floor plan along with updated kitchen facilities,  » Read more

A Dog’s Life

sunrise doggie walk

With seemingly boundless energy, Lisa — our Guest Services gal extraordinaire — takes her dogs for a sunrise walk every morning to their neighborhood beach access off Bailey Road.

Rambunctious as they are, every now and then, even they can’t keep up with Lisa!

Here, Piper (left) and Rory (right) are pictured taking a well-deserved break. Looks like all they need now is a cold drink and a good book!  » Read more

Good Morning, America!

National Seashell Day 2

Our upcoming National Seashell Day is gaining momentum!

“Good Morning America” is now scheduled to join the list of planned events for National Seashell Day, designed to help put our amazing shelling community even more in the spotlight.

Scheduled for the first day of summer on Monday, June 20, National Seashell Day will kick off with “Good Morning America,” as weather forecasts will be filmed remotely from Sanibel by ABC Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee throughout the morning.  » Read more

A Rare Sight

loggerhead turtle laying eggs

Past guests Judy and Steve G. were just thrilled to be able to experience this amazing sight of a Loggerhead Turtle laying eggs Tuesday morning, near Beach Access 1 around 6:30 a.m.

According to NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service, Office of Protected Resources: “Female loggerheads reach maturity at about 35 years of age. Every 2 – 3 years they mate in coastal waters and return to nest on their natal beach.  » Read more

What’s In Your Luggage?


Our guest family’s four kayaks would be lonely if left behind without their owners and to wonder what
it would be like to paddle in the the Gulf of Mexico. So bring your favorite water toys! Now this happy family is
paddling together off our beach towards the Sanibel Island Lighthouse and in the western
direction of Bowman’s Beach.

Every day is a marvelous day to play on our beach.  » Read more

Sign Up to Receive Special Offers