About Sanibel Island

Outside your door? Nothing less than a slice of paradise.

No theme parks … no neon … no noise. At Ocean’s Reach, the only things you’ll find outside your door are unspoiled beaches, spectacular shelling, miles of picturesque bike paths and an island full of wonder and discovery waiting for you to explore.

Travel and Leisure writes “Sanibel Island has long cultivated its small-beach-town charm by keeping things simple.” No high rises in sight, or any kitschy beach stores. Small mom-and-pop establishments dot the island, nature attractions are plentiful and unique galleries, boutiques and restaurants complete the Sanibel landscape. The pace of life is leisurely here; so much so that our local chamber of commerce likes to promote the destination for our “250 kinds of shells, 230 kinds of birds, 15 miles of beaches, and 0 stop lights.”

On Sanibel, you’ll be drawn by the lure of Florida yesteryear, as Mother Nature takes center stage. We invite you to learn all about Sanibel Island – our numerous attractions and favorite island pastimes, our remarkable wildlife, town essentials, special events and more:

At Ocean's Reach, You're in for a Treat!

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