Category Archives: Things to Do

Fine Dining at Mad Hatter

Sanibel Island is a mini paradise of possibilities. Secured away along the gulf coast of Florida, it is an inviting and warm vacation destination and a sister island to nearby Captiva Island. White Caps Cottages on Sanibel provide a splendid mix of breathtaking views and modern amenities for any romantic vacation escape. Even Sanibel locales are as immensely romantic and ... Read More »

Swim and Dine at Coconuts

Sanibel Island is the definitive Florida gulf coast island escape. Explore the Beachcomber on Sanibel Island to find a variety of top-rated two-bedroom vacation rentals. And after you secure your Sanibel Island vacation stay, you can start your plan to visit some of the island’s most well-kept hidden secrets. This includes one little locale we love to show off to ... Read More »

Kayak at the Great Calusa Blueway

Sanibel and Captiva Islands play host to a wide assortment of fun things to do, and most of them involve the water in some way. Between the exciting sailing adventures and the fun fishing charters, there’s always something to do over the cascading waves. And one of the top places to see is the Great Calusa Blueway. So what is ... Read More »

Explore the Islands with Ocean Tribe Outfitters

Most of the finest things to do on Sanibel involve exploration. By the water or land, by sailboat or by bike, Sanibel and Captiva Islands hide plenty of wonderful little secrets.  Ocean Tribe Outfitters gives you the tools to explore the vast playgrounds of Sanibel and Captiva Islands. Stop by the shop to experience the excitement of the area. But ... Read More »

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Enjoy Some Down Home Eats at The Pecking Order

Sanibel Island is one of the most popular spots in Florida. With its idyllic sandy beaches, its stunning turquoise waters, a range of gorgeous Sanibel vacation rentals, and its wide array of family-friendly activities, the island is loved by couples and families alike. But the beach isn’t the only thing that makes the island special. Sanibel is also a fantastic ... Read More »


Learn How to Play Pickleball

Florida is known for its long stretches of sandy beaches, its year-round sun, its incredible wildlife, and its family-friendly amusement parks. If you’re planning a trip to Florida and want to try something a little unusual, why not try playing Pickleball? Pickleball is a little-known sport that has rapidly grown in popularity in South Florida over the past few years. ... Read More »

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Hike the St. Jude Nature Trail

From the Tampa Bay dolphins to the breathtaking mangrove trails, Florida brings nature lovers from all over the world for its rich and varied wildlife. The St. Jude Nature Trail is a magical, serene walk through the gorgeous trees on Pine Island, just north of Sanibel Island. While the trail is something of a well-kept secret, we think it’s one ... Read More »

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Shop at the Sanibel Outlets

The Sanibel Outlets remain the quintessential shopping experience on Sanibel Island. With nearly 100 stores, a number of quality restaurants and cafes, and specialty shops for all types, shopping in Sanibel would not be complete without it. The best part is that the outlets are near our Sanibel vacation condo rentals, so you can conveniently visit whenever you like. Take ... Read More »

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Take in the Sights at Sanibel Moorings Botanical Gardens

Sanibel Gardens is one of the island’s top-tier attractions and a must-see activity for romantics, families, and everyone who likes a walk on the relaxing side. We take a look at one of the top Captiva and Sanibel things to do and how you can maximize the fun on your visit. After a day of soaking up the Florida sun, ... Read More »

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3 Romantic Restaurants for You and Your Sweetie

If you’re looking for the perfect romantic vacation destination for Valentine’s Day, look no further than Sanibel Island. This little-known tourist spot is perfect for escaping the hustle and bustle of everyday life and spending some quality time with the one you love most. While you are in town, there will be tons of things to do on Sanibel. Stroll ... Read More »