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Every Brilliant Thing


1) Ice cream.  2) Roller coasters.  3) Staying up past your bedtime.

As a mother battles chronic depression, her child creates a list of everything that makes life worth living.  As time passes and the list grows, what began as an innocent attempt to deal with tragedy becomes an epic chronicle of life’s small joys.

Every Brilliant Thing is a touching,  » Read more

Horseback Swimming!


You’ve heard of horseback riding, but what about horseback swimming?

Cypress Breeze Farm Trail Riding of Pinellas Park offers an unforgettable adventure where the horses wade into Tampa Bay, out to a sandbar, and then swim back to shore.

Anyone 12 and older can ride, and it’s open to riders of all skill levels, including beginners. Riders must be able to swim.  » Read more

Endless Inspiration


One of our favorite ladies — Nancy F. from Jamestown, R.I. — came in to show us her most recent Sanibel masterpiece.  Such a beautiful piece of art, and she already knows where she’ll feature her latest island memento when she gets back home.

Nancy’s one of those people with seemingly endless talent.  It’s heartwarming to know that Ocean’s Reach is one of those places that can provide seemingly endless inspiration!  » Read more

A More Sustainable World


Spend a beautiful day — or two! — on the Echo Global Farm, learning about sustainable living, food, and agriculture.

On March 13 and 14, ECHO’s Global Food and Farm Festival will provide attendees with the opportunity to taste exotic foods, experience life in a foreign country, and explore the Global Farm, learning about food and culture in a new way.

Visitors will be able to tour a tropical rain forest demonstration,  » Read more

Our Playful Neighbors


Many of our guests experience “a thrill of a lifetime” aboard the Sanibel Thriller, a beautiful 55-foot motor yacht that offers a high-speed adventure while cruising the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Pine Island Sound.

Circumnavigating our gorgeous barrier islands, participants are treated to a narrated tour that tells all about Sanibel and its remarkable ecosystem.

The best part of the adventure?   » Read more

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