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14 Surprising Facts About Fort Myers & Sanibel

June 17th, 2015|Blog Post, News|

Did you know Sanibel Island has the ONLY shell museum in the United States? Stehpanie Maier from Matador Network recently highlighted some of the reasons why we LOVE Sanibel Island so much! 1. Fort Myers got its name as an engagement present. In 1850, General David Twiggs was put in charge of a small fort [...]

West Wind Inn Mentioned in Recent Forbes Article

June 15th, 2015|Blog Post, News|

We're thrilled to have been recently mentioned in a article featuring Sanibel and Captiva Islands. The article titled, "Florida's Best Family-Friendly Nature-Loving Escapes" mentions some of our local favorite activities including a day trip to J. Ding Darling National Refuge, shelling along the white-sand beaches and guided tours via kayak through mangrove forests. For [...]

Spring 2015 Win a Week: Sweepstakes Winner

May 19th, 2015|Blog Post|

Each quarter we select one entry from our sweepstakes contest on our website [see last page of newsletter]. The lucky winner receives a free one-week stay (off season) at the West Wind Inn. During the last quarter over 1,670 people entered oursweepstakes.This quarter's winner was Freddy T. of Idrion, France. A word to the wise - [...]

Spring Happenings at West Wind Inn

April 28th, 2015|Blog Post|

An Update from the Management Team at West Wind Inn on Sanibel Island  It is that busy time of year - some locals refer to it as the "silly season" and yes, the traffic gets a bit more challenging. But we are making progress on some projects. There are new umbrellas around the pool area. We [...]

Holiday Activities on Sanibel & Captiva Island

December 4th, 2014|Blog, Blog Post, Events & Entertainment, News|

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 of our favorites! Captiva Holiday Village Captiva Island is a magical place for the holiday [...]

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

October 3rd, 2014|Blog Post, News|

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 properties on Sanibel & Captiva, it is quite the honor. “West Wind Inn is really [...]

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