Island Living

Why I love living and raising my family on Sanibel Island

The “Hurricane Cut” Is A Myth

Did your lawn care company offer you the “hurricane cut” on your palm trees? Don’t do it! Here’s what TO do and NOT to do to prepare your yard for stormy season.

Your Guide To Sanibel Biking

Biking is one of Sanibel’s main attractions other than the beach. Here’s a guide to get you going, including a Sanibel Bike Map!

Seven Qualities of a Good Neighbor

Although it’s rare to find unruly neighbors on Sanibel, we thought it was an interesting topic to discuss that could actually lead to an even stronger Sanibel Community!

What’s It Like To Live On A Boat in SWFL?

Did you know that people in Southwest Florida live on their boats full-time? Our own marketing gal, Tiffany, lives on her boat in Fort Myers Beach and shares what it’s like being a SWFL Liveaboard.

How Prescribed Burns On Sanibel Preserve Natural Island Ecology

As you may know, Sanibel Island has a very unique and delicate ecosystem. Prescribed burns help maintain our lands and also protect against the threat of wildfires.

An Update on Water Quality In SWFL

It’s been in the news, and certainly a hot topic around town… what’s the latest with south Florida’s water management issues, and what steps are in place for better water quality here in SWFL?

Sanibel Has Banned Plastic Straws

Island residents and restaurants have been requesting the Sanibel plastic straw ban, which has been officially put in place by the City of Sanibel Council members this week!

We Are Going For The Guinness World Record!

Want to help us take the title?? The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel are going for the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the largest human image of a seashell… Yes, that’s a thing, who knew?

McCallion Team Sets Sail For Stormy Sunset

What better team bonding experience than sailing in the rain to see the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico? See photos from our recent team outing onboard Captiva Cruises.

Sanibel Island Summer Camps 2018

It’s almost that time of year when the school bell rings for the last time! Here’s a list of local Summer camps for the kids, or visiting grandkids to attend on Sanibel Island!