Sanibel

Celebrating Fourth of July on Sanibel Island

Celebrating Fourth of July on Sanibel IslandSanibel Island is special. It is one of the most amazing locations in the world. For this reason, many people fall in love with the island and move here while several others live here part-time or vacation here frequently. Some of the most special elements about Sanibel Island are, of course, the natural surroundings and the people. The community of Sanibel Island only enhances this most beautiful spot in South Florida. To get to know the community is to fall in love even more. One way to do so is to attend the great local events. The Fourth of July is a great time to start. Check out these great Fourth of July events on Sanibel to get a feel for the culture and...

The Latest on Sanibel Re-building and Recovery

The Latest on Sanibel Re-building and RecoverySanibel Island was hit very hard by Hurricane Ian in September 2022. Since then Sanibel has been resilient in its recovery efforts but some areas that were hit the hardest are still being worked on. Some local businesses still have yet to open up as they saw total destruction of their buildings. Some of the beaches are still in recovery as well as iconic landmarks of the island that were historical and need careful attention.

Every once in a while we like to give an update on what is happening with Sanibel Island as it is an often-asked question for many people. We believe it is good to help inform both year-round and part-time residents of Sanibel as to what is going on around the island and what businesses...

Sanibel Made Two Reader's Digest Lists Last Month

Sanibel Made Two Reader's Digest Lists Last MonthIn our opinion, Sanibel Island is the best location in Florida and the entire planet. OK, I may be a little bit biased because I live here but it really is a special place. This is why it constantly makes best-of lists in several different categories for several different reasons. Many of them have to do with the weather and the beaches but who can disagree with Sanibel having a paradise-like atmosphere that makes you never want to leave? This is why so many people quickly fall in love with Sanibel and either choose to live here or purchase a vacation home to make it their favorite place that they can always come back to. Recently Sanibel Island made two best-of lists published by the ...

Two New Change Applications Approved By Sanibel Planning Commission

Two New Change Applications Approved By Sanibel Planning CommissionIf you own a home on Sanibel Island or are planning to move to the island either full or part-time, it is always good to know what is on the horizon for development changes. This helps homeowners be aware of what is happening in the community as well as be aware of what the potential for purchasing a property in a certain location is. 

Recently the Sanibel Planning Commission received two change applications that they approved. These applications came from the Sanibel Captiva Conservation...

What is So Special About Sanibel Island?

What is So Special About Sanibel Island?There are a significant number of coastal islands all around the state of Florida. Every island has its unique attributes. One of the most popular and widely recognized coastal islands in Florida is Sanibel Island. The island is not just popular in Florida, it is popular in the United States (especially among people who live on the East Coast) and around the world. For those who have not experienced the island or are considering a home purchase here, they may wonder what is truly special about it that so many people fall in love with it so quickly. Let's take a look at what brings people back to Sanibel Island for yearly vacations and to live permanently. 

What is So Special About Sanibel Island?

A Little About Sanibel Island...

Where do People Who Live on Sanibel Island Work?

Where do People Who Live on Sanibel Island Work?Sanibel Island is located off the southwest coast of Florida, closest to Fort Myers Florida. It is a well-known island and consistently recognized as one of the most popular of Florida's islands, especially to vacation for many people living in the northeast and southeast portions of the United States. It is not uncommon to find many people who live in these areas who have fun memories of utilizing days off from school to head down to the island for a nostalgic family trip.

Though the island is usually popular with visitors it also has a substantial amount of year-round residents. According to data from 2021 the population of Sanibel island was 6.44 thousand people. Some of them discovered the island through a vacation...

Frequently Asked Questions About Sanibel Right Now

Frequently Asked Questions About Sanibel Right NowIf you have ever searched something on the internet by sticking a question in a web browser you may have seen a series of questions related to your search that pop up in the search feed about three or four results down the list. A list titled "People Also Ask." This is a short list of frequently asked questions on the same subject you searched. If you are searching for information on Sanibel Island you will find a list of questions people are asking about Sanibel. Here are four of the most frequently asked questions about Sanibel right now according to Google. But don't settle for a web search answer. Let us help you out with the answers.

Is Sanibel OK to Visit Now?

Sanibel Island is very much OK to visit....

Sanibel School Continues as a Top-Ranked Florida School

Sanibel School Continues as a Top-Ranked Florida SchoolA question often asked by people moving to a new area, especially young families is how the schools perform and how they are rated. Highly rated schools are not just beneficial to young families with children that will be attending those schools but are also beneficial for any property owner within the zoning boundaries. This is because properties around great schools remain in higher demand and as such help to retain a higher fair market value.

Sanibel Island has just one public school but that school is a very high-quality school and has consistently received high ratings from several different avenues for many years.

The Sanibel School's Most Recent Top Ranking

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Reasons to Grow Native Plants Around Your Sanibel Home

Reasons to Grow Native Plants Around Your Sanibel HomeIf you have just purchased a Sanibel Island home you may be looking for ways to improve it and make it your own or to help it gain equity. Or maybe you are a current Sanibel owner looking for ways to add curb appeal as you consider listing your Sanibel Island home for sale. A great way to increase the value of your Sanibel home and increase curb appeal is with landscaping. Outdoor spaces are increasingly popular among homebuyers and as such it is a great area to help increase the value and appeal of your...

Fun Boating Destinations Around Sanibel

Fun Boating Destinations Around SanibelBeing that Sanibel Island is an island and therefore surrounded by water it is an obvious boating destination. As such there are many great Sanibel properties with boat docks right in their backyard or the ability to purchase or rent a boat slip just steps from the door. If you have just moved to Sanibel Island with your boat or are considering a purchase of a Sanibel boat property you may be wondering what the best boating spots around Sanibel are.

Sanibel Island is located in southwest Florida and is one of the hottest boating destinations in America and the entire world. There are countless amazing boating destinations to get to from Sanibel both close and within a day's trip. The list is extensive...