Pedal Power

Longtime guest Harold B. from Hartford, IL sent this charming photo of he and Loretta enjoying a surrey ride on their recent visit to Ocean’s Reach. These shaded four-wheeled bicycles (think pedal-powered golf carts) provide a great way to explore some off-the-beaten paths you can find on Sanibel!  » Read more

Confab at Frannie’s Preserve

Longtime guest Marion B., from New York, NY shared this photo with us that she calls “Confab at Frannie’s Preserve” — How delightfully fitting!

The Frannie’s Preserve Extension Trail, the latest new trail from our friends at the Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation, has quickly become a favorite for guests of Ocean’s Reach.

It’s an easy bike ride to its entrance at the back of the Sanibel Community Playground on Periwinkle,  » Read more

Trader’s Spin-off

Faithful fans of Traders who have been eagerly awaiting the opening of its spin off restaurant — T2 — can now head over to The Village Shops and enjoy the new, more casual and slightly smaller restaurant for themselves.

T2 is more intimate than “big Traders,” and notably has outdoor, pet-friendly seating. Its menu shares some of Traders’ trademark dishes, but makes sure to highlight a unique character all its own.  » Read more

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