Planning a fall beach wedding on Sanibel Island

While the sandy beaches of Sanibel Island are popular destination year-round, the fall months are particularly enjoyable, boasting average lows in the 60s and highs in the 70s and 80s. These agreeable conditions make Sanibel Island a favorable destination for fall beach weddings. Although fall is a popular time for beach-goers, your loved ones [...]


The 2016 Island Hopper Songwriter Festival, a two-week event throughout the beaches of Captiva and Fort Myers is kicking off on September 23 and runs through October 2.  We invite you to enjoy exclusive performances from many nationally-acclaimed songwriters at venues across our islands—with West Wind Inn as the perfect spot to relax and retreat [...]

August 25th, 2016|Blog, Blog Post, Events & Entertainment, News|0 Comments

Meet West Wind Inn’s Featured Couple: Melanie and Dustin Burke

Sanibel Island offers an idyllic setting for beach weddings, and whether you desire a casual beach atmosphere or a more formal affair, we can turn all of your dreams into reality. At West Wind Inn, your wedding day will be created your way, a perfect reflection of your preferences and style. With this in mind, [...]

August 17th, 2016|Blog, Blog Post, Weddings & Events|1 Comment

Essentials for a Kid-Friendly Beach Day

Sanibel Island’s white sand beaches and the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico offer an idyllic setting to relax and enjoy a beach-lovers’ paradise. However, parents with young children may see a day at the beach as a daunting task due to the sometimes unpredictable nature of kids. Never fear, your beach aficionados at [...]

July 28th, 2016|Blog, Blog Post|0 Comments

Plan a sun-safe summer on Sanibel Island with West Wind Inn!

The Island of Sanibel is crowned with miles of white-sand beaches, gleaming sunshine and countless outdoor activities. With these luxuries come the importance of protecting our skin while out in the hot summer sun. At West Wind Inn, the safety of our guests is our priority, and in honor of July being National UV Safety [...]

July 13th, 2016|Blog, Blog Post, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Shellebrate National Seashell Day with Three DIY Shell Crafts

Sanibel Island offers beautiful natural surroundings and the miles of white-sand shelling beaches. One of the best pastimes on the beach is searching through the array of unique seashells to find the most beautiful pieces for your collection. In honor of National Seashell Day, June 20, we encourage you turn your best seashell finds into [...]

June 17th, 2016|Blog, Blog Post, Events & Entertainment, News|0 Comments
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