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Holiday Activities on Sanibel & Captiva Island

Looking for some Holiday cheer during your stay at West Wind Inn? Sanibel and Captiva Island offers an array of holiday fun and activities great for the entire family. In celebration of the upcoming holiday season, we’ve compiled a list

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Join Us for Thanksgiving Dinner!

Thanksgiving Dinner at Normandie’s $44.95 per person Choose from our Traditional and Non-Traditional Menu Items for your Thanksgiving Feast! Traditional Menu Starter – Wild Mushroom Tartlets and Deviled Eggs Soup – Butternut Squash Soup Salad – Festive Cafe Salad Entrée

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West Wind Inn Voted BEST Inn on Sanibel & Captiva Islands!

On Tuesday, September 23, 2014, West Wind Inn was honored at the Best of the Islands Awards Banquet hosted by The Islander and Sanibel Island Reporter for being voted the BEST Inn on Sanibel and Captiva. With so many different

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Guide to the Island Hopper Songwriter’s Festival

Island Hopper Songwriter’s Festival, a two-week event throughout Sanibel, Captiva and Fort Myers beaches, is kicking off this upcoming weekend! We invite you to enjoy exclusive performances from more than 40 nationally-acclaimed songwriters at venues across our islands—with West Wind

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Preventive Maintenance Repairs to The Sanibel Causeway

If you are arriving on Sanibel Island in the next few weeks for a beach vacation or getaway at Sanibel’s West Wind Inn island resort, you may incur some minor traffic delays on the Causeway. Lee County, which owns the

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Ho-hum. Another award for Sanibel.

Let us take that back. Every time Sanibel Island gets an award it means some Islanders worked very hard and have been recognized for it. In this case, it’s the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF). SCCF received the Conservation Organization of

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25th annual “Ding” Darling Days

With August just one day a way, it’s time to remind potential visitors that Ding Darling Days will soon be with us. This week-long, Oct. 19-25, is a truly extraordinary opportunity to experience all the nature that “Ding” Darling National

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“Ding” Darling Days Amateur Nature Photography Contest for 2014

If you will be relaxing at West Wind Inn on Sanibel Island anytime through Sept 15, 2014, be sure to visit “Ding” Darling NWR and be sure to take your camera. A photograph of nature you shoot in the Refuge

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Sanibel Stars

Sanibel Stars are worth a visit. In 2000, the City of Sanibel passed a regulation that required restrictions on all man-made light. The original intent was to prevent such illumination from confusing baby turtles as they emerge from their nests

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Prepare to be “stunned”

Online rating service, “Buzzfeed,” has named Sanibel at the top of its list of America’s most “stunning small towns. We agre. Buzzfeed lists Sanibel’s “seclusion and untouched beauty as its strong-points and mentions the absence of tall buildings (we call

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