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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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Beach Chairs

Occasionally, we read questions online about “beach chairs”. Are they available? Are they for rent? Should I buy some inexpensive beach chairs at Kmart and donate them to a thrift shop when I leave Sanibel to go home Different hotels,

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Sanibel Island: A Beautiful Jewel

DON RICHTER of Danville, Illinois, writes in praise of Sanibel Island in his local newspaper, The Commercial-News. His observations of Sanibel’s charms match those of almost everyone who visits here. We hear the comments regularly from guests at Sanibel’s West Wind Inn

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Sanibel’s beloved Herb Strauss Theater

If the world was formed by a “big bang”, it must have been a hilarious start. That’s what the creators of “The Big Bang”, a musical at the BIG Arts Herb Strauss Theater would leave you thinking. The show, written

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Les Miserables

Les Mis Pic for Show Page LargeIn just two decades, the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre has grown from a vacated supermarket space to a first-class theatrical space. Now in its21st season, the Fort Myers live-theatre venue entertains more than 170,000

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Opera Lovers can never get enough

Opera Lovers can never get enough, especially when they leave the traditional world of opera performances. But, just because you need to escape the urban landscape doesn’t mean you have to deprive yourself of the occasional dose of operatic music

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