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Sanibel’s Taste of the Islands

Continuing the “Battle of the Tastes”… The 32nd Annual Taste of the Islands is scheduled for Sunday, November 10th from 11a – 4p at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club. Sanibel & Captiva’s “Best Island Event” is going back to

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Good News for West Wind Inn Cyclists

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

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Sanibel Island Beauty

Turn up your speakers and see what we mean by True Sanibel!

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J.N. “Ding” Darling Scheduled Re-opening

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

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BIG Arts 2013 Is Coming!

When people picture “paradise”, they don’t think just of swaying palms, enticing beaches and tropical drinks with plastic umbrellas. They imagine a place with a lot of generally pleasant experiences. West Wind Inn has a lock on the palms, the

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We All Scream For Ice Cream

Will you be bringing your kids to West Wind Inn in June? Here’s a deal. Local yogurt and ice cream shop, Poco Loco in Jerry’s Shopping Center, is now offering locally-famous LoveBoat Ice Cream, and promising a free single scoop

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Sanibel Summer Camp

Summer Camp on Sanibel – Summer Arts Camp, that it is.  This a great way to keep youngsters creatively active while school is out. Scheduled to start on June 3rd and run each week through July 26th – with a

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Sweet Sixteen – FGCU vs UoF

West Wind Inn on Sanibel devotes a lot of its blog space to arts and nature events. This weekend, the nature of the art is basketball as our local Florida Gulf Coast University meets the University of Florida in the

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Sailors Valentines

Being right on the Sanibel beach as we are, with all that is True Sanibel close at hand, West Wind Inn is naturally drawn to all things relating to seashells. We thought this news from the Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum would

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Sanibel Music Festival – Save March for Music

Oh, the excitement! It’s just two weeks until the 2013 version of what has been a beloved Sanibel musical tradition for 25 years – the Sanibel Music Festival. The first performance in the 26th annual Sanibel Music Festival takes place

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