One of the most popular features of Sanibel Island is the idyllic beach setting and the beauty of the natural environment. At West Wind Inn, you can enjoy comfortable accommodations only steps away from 500 feet of white-sand beach, and within walking distance to local natural attractions. Explore the nearby island sights and find unique [...]
As the closest Sanibel beach resort to the refuge, West Wind Inn is excited by the news that J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge will offer two days of free access to Wildlife Drive during Ding Days. To celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week, Sanibel's “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge will open with free admission to [...]
Just in time for Ding Darling Days, the refuge WildLife Drive will reopen on October 1st with a grand reopening celebration. The drive has been repaved for smoother transit by drivers and cyclists. Come on down! Enjoy the event and take advantage of West Wind Inn's special lodging deals.
It's that time of year again - In about month from now, "Ding" Darling Days 2013 will begin! Opening day is October 20 and includes a whole day of Free Family Fun. The value is $50 per adult. But for you, on Sunday, October 20, all this is free: 10:45am - FREE Flag-raising ceremony 11am-noon [...]
When art meets nature, this is what it looks like, as the "Ding" Darling Society presents a new art fest to benefit J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Named "Upcycle! Art Fest", the idea of this inaugural event is "to provide an artistic venue for artists to showcase fine art and craft of the [...]
Don Parsons With a wealth of photographic subjects available in the J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, you might want to learn to shoot from an expert. And if you have plans to do that, we suggest you book a room at West Wind Inn in May, June or July. We are [...]