Sanibel Island is known for tropical weather, warm sunshine and a gentle sea breeze, and these conditions combine excellently to create a wedding destination that is unparalleled. Nestled on a secluded part of the island overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, West Wind Inn offers an idyllic setting for a beach wedding. With a variety of [...]
Did you know Sanibel Island was voted the third most family-friendly beach destination in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report? Sanibel Island's private and relaxing demeanor, restaurants, shops, and shelling activities make it an ideal location for family fun! Read the full article by U.S. News & World Report and learn more about [...]
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 its original venue, The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club. This popular festival will celebrate its [...]
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.