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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Are you looking for a fresh, Southwest Florida take on your typical Memorial Day barbecue? Liven up your menu with a special entrée from West Wind Inn executive chef and kitchen manager, Thomas Sisson. Just in time for summer grilling season, Chef Sisson shares a delicious recipe for Grilled Sea Scallops with Papaya Salsa, so [...]
As Hanukkah comes to a close and the Christmas season hits fever pitch, all of us at West Wind Inn wish you happy holidays. May great joy come to you at this exalted time year.