My husband and I just recently spent a week at Ocean’s Reach!
We used to fly down from Warren, PA, but just this spring relocated to Ocala, FL. That meant we drove to Sanibel this time!
One beautiful afternoon we made “Ariel the Mermaid” » Read more
This beautiful shot was sent to us by longtime guest Guillermo D. — affectionately known around these parts as “Billy” — from Buenos Aires, Argentina.
He calls it “A Room with a Real View” and says “This picture makes me come back to Ocean’s Reach … year after year!!!”
We can certainly echo the sentiment, and can’t wait to see Billy and his family again soon! » Read more
One of the most fascinating people we know — Andy K from Fairport NY, whose family has owned a condo here for several decades — wowed us again after his most recent trip down here earlier this month.
He sent us this photo, along with the following description:
“This is the first of the meteorite photos my brother has shared off his electron scanning microscope. » Read more
Look who showed up as leftover turkey on the beaches of Sanibel!
Guest Renee H. from North Grafton, MA, sent us this photo, saying that “I knew there’d be a Sand Turkey somewhere in sight of Ocean’s Reach! Thank for another wonderful Thanksgiving!!”
Thank you, Renee, for the great photo! We look forward to your return visit! » Read more
We loved hearing from longtime guest Dorothy P. from Elk Ridge, Maryland, who wrote:
“Here is a picture of my granddaughters on Sanibel. My granddaughter found this seahorse floating on the water in front of Ocean’s Reach. We could not believe the size of this seahorse. It measured approximately 3 to 4 inches. We showed it to several people on the beach and then returned it to the water.” » Read more
We were delighted to receive this photo from Dan F. and Mary D., who made their annual trip to Ocean’s Reach last week from their home in Galesburg, IL.
They called it “Our Favorite Walk” and we can certainly understand why. By visiting us in the fall every year, they know that some of Mother Nature’s most beautful vistas — as well as some of her most beautiful weather — » Read more
It was another successful “Taste of the Islands” last weekend as CROW hosted their 36th annual event at the Sanibel Community Park.
Delicious fare was offered by 14 of our most popular island restaurants: the Blue Giraffe, The Bubble Room, The Clam Shack, Doc Ford’s Rum Bar & Grille, IL Cielo, La Bella Vita Matzaluna, Rosie’s Cafe & Grill, Sanibel Deli & Coffee Factory, » Read more
It’s always delightful to welcome back first, second and third generations to Ocean’s Reach!
Ben and Grace have been coming to Ocean’s Reach for as long as they can remember, thanks to owners and proud grandparents Dave and Sandy H.
It’s been wonderful seeing them biking, shelling, and playing all around the resort, enjoying our gorgeous mid-80 degree November weather with the rest of their family. » Read more
It’s that time of year again. You know what’s coming. Cold, gloomy days that are likely to make your mood drop as fast as the thermometer.
This year, we encourage you to redefine your winter blues. Come stay at Ocean’s Reach, where our weather blues mean something a little different. Here, it’s all about bright blue skies and inviting blue water. Simply waiting for you to enjoy amid the sun-soaked serenity of Sanibel Island. » Read more
“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly,
but rarely admit the changes it has gone through
to achieve that beauty.”