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Visit Lighthouse Beach Park

Lighthouse Beach Park is located off Periwinkle Way on the east side of Sanibel Island. Many visitors to the area fall in love with it so much that they find their very own Sanibel vacation home from VIP Realty so that they can enjoy this little slice of heaven more often! Lighthouse Beach Park is the perfect island destination for... Read More »

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Top 3 Animals You’ll Find at the J.N. “Ding” Darling Wildlife Refuge

J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge in Sanibel, Florida, is home to thousands of animals. It has a habitat that can only be found here and nowhere else, as many of the animals are endangered species. If you are planning on visiting, then you may want to know what you can expect to see. Here are the top 3 animals... Read More »

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Three International Flavors Found Near Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island is home to many excellent restaurants. While we’re known for our seafood, the island’s restaurant scene has become a melting pot of cuisines from all over the world. In fact, some of the best Sanibel restaurants serve international fare. Here are three international flavors that you’ll find near Sanibel. Italy Matzaluna The Italian Kitchen A family-friendly restaurant with... Read More »

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Schuldenfrei Report Q4 2019

The real estate market 2019 end of the year sales numbers are in. They are a bit of a mixed bag. Sales are down and inventory is up slightly. So far we do not have an oversupply of inventory that would begin to affect pricing. That said, should a significant number of new listings come on the market for Season... Read More »

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Pickleball in Southwest Florida

Pickleball is taking the country by storm, and it’s a paddle game that can be played by people of all ages. A lot of guests go to Southwest Florida to see the beautiful flowers that are found in Florida, while others hope that they’ll catch a glimpse of bald eagles in Sanibel. One of the main attractions for Sanibel rentals... Read More »

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3 Romantic Restaurants for You and Your Sweetie

Sanibel Island is the perfect romantic getaway for you and your sweetheart. Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day, your anniversary, or just being together, the island’s romantic landscape is the ideal backdrop to a weekend (or week) of sun, fun and great food.   Sanibel is home to several romantic restaurants, but these three establishments top the list for their superb menus... Read More »

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Learn about the Area at Captiva Island Historical Society’s History Gallery

If you’re visiting Sanibel Island for the first time, you may be curious to learn more about the area and its rich history. After all, the island’s history is what made this special place what it is today.  Captiva Island, which is just a short drive from Sanibel Island, has a fascinating story to tell, and it’s one that’s tied... Read More »

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Looking for a Fun Class or Workshop in Sanibel to Further Your Skills?

Sanibel is the perfect place for a quaint Florida getaway. This little-known vacation destination perfectly combines comfort and luxury, with attractions for every interest from food to shopping to culture and more. Come experience the gorgeous white sand beaches, indulge in fresh seafood, or stroll through nature to spot some of the most beautiful Florida flowers. If you’re looking to... Read More »

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Where Can You See a Good Concert or Show in Sanibel?

If you are looking for a Florida vacation destination that perfectly blends luxury and comfort, look no further than Sanibel. You’ll have access to some of the most gorgeous beaches in the state, and they’re not nearly as crowded as in popular tourist destinations like Miami or Panama City. No matter what your interests are, you’ll find something exciting, from fresh... Read More »


3 Things Sanibel is Thankful to Have

Sanibel Island has plenty to be thankful for. This natural paradise boasts a beautiful coastline that attracts surfers and sailors alike. Some of the world’s largest seashells have also been found on the beaches of Sanibel Island. The level of biodiversity in the area is incredible, and Sanibel is renowned for Florida birdwatching. Here are a few other things Sanibel... Read More »