— Michael Altschuler
— Michael Altschuler
The Sanibel Public Library has earned a national “Star Library” award, marking the fourth time that it has been recognized as one of the best libraries in the country by the Library Journal.
“It’s a testament of support from the community and board who encourages us to do innovative things people are interested in,” Sanibel Public Library Executive Director Margaret Mohundro said. “We are really proud of it. » Read more
Today’s post (and photo) are courtesy of Andy!
“When birding, you will often find a special bird tucked in with similar birds. Here, pictured on our beach, is a lesser black-backed Gull. His distinguishing feature is his yellow legs. See if you can identify all the birds pictured!” » Read more
Well, you can’t find all this in Minnesota!
One of our owners’ sons, Tim S., couldn’t believe his good luck during his recent holiday visit. He said he found seven — yes, seven! — huge Horse Conchs this time around, in addition to a table-sized collection of more beautiful shells.
Wonder if he bought a new suitcase to take them all home? » Read more
As the sun sets on another year, we look back fondly of time spent with our guests at Ocean’s Reach. We’re truly grateful that you’ve made us a part of your lives and hope that your memories of time spent here will continue to warm your hearts for years to come.
On behalf of the owners and staff at Ocean’s Reach, we want to send along our very best wishes for a happy and healthy New Year! » Read more
This year, J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge adds a new Horseshoe Crabs program to its calendar of daily free tours and activities. The seasonal calendar of free programs and tours begins on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, and runs through April 8.
Daily programs begin at 8:30 a.m. and include such diverse activities as Nature Photography, Beach Walk, Birds of Prey in Southwest Florida, and Indigo Trail Walk. » Read more
Just wanted to share this great photo that Ronnie and Cecile G. — longtime guests from Fort Payne, AL — sent us of their hand-made Scallop Shell Christmas Tree!
We hope it reminds them of years and years worth of favorite memories at Ocean’s Reach.
If it were us, we’d hate to pack it away! » Read more
What more relaxing way to recuperate from all the hubbub of the holidays than to enjoy one of our spectacular Ocean’s Reach sunsets? We’re fortunate that the sun sets right in front of our beach this time of year!
Many thanks to Eddie and Regina D. for sharing this gorgeous photo from when they stayed with their friends, Gary H. and his family from Russellville, KY, earlier this month! » Read more
With his contagious smile and helpful attitude, Adolfo was once again the perfect Christmas Elf for Ocean’s Reach!
He made sure that holiday packages were delivered promptly to guests and assisted with all of their vacation needs. As always, he helped keep the swimming pool crystal clear, the grounds immacalute and the units maintenence free. And he did it all with his ever-present smile, spreading holiday cheer to all! » Read more
Just in case Santa’s thinking of another mode of transportation, we can direct him to some elves on Captiva Island who love getting into the holiday spirit! » Read more