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Randell Research Center

If you are planning on staying with us in mid-March, here’s a neat excursion to take: Just across the Pine Island Sound, the non-beach side of Sanibel, lies Pine Island and the Randell Research Center. It’s a major resource for information about the Calusa Indians. Coming up on March 10 is Calusa Heritage Day, with […]

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Sanibel Shell Fair

The Annual Sanibel Shell Fair starts on March 1 and finishes March 3. It’s a great event for everyone, but especially for shell collectors. has more info. It’s about as big a deal as happens on Sanibel. Shell collectors show by the thousands to comb the beaches for shells and see what other collectors […]

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Lee County Supports Tourism

Everyone on Sanibel actively supports and promotes tourism. Visitors to West Wind Inn not only are our life’s blood, but also some of our best friends. We dearly love to see you each year. This spirit of hospitality is not limited to Sanibel. After all you have to get here and you probably will leave […]

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Sexy Sanibel

Sorry for the risque’ tease in the headline. But it is relevant. Readers Digest has named the Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel as its 9th sexiest vacation destination. Since Sanibel beaches are the best, and West Wind Inn is TRUE SANIBEL, with a quiet beach… well, you know where this going. Thanks Readers Digest

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Stacie Krupa at The Corner Grille

Stacie is a talented artist. If you are here and staying on Sanibel at West Wind Inn, this event is just down the road, at the corner of Tarpon Bay and Periwinkle Way.

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What does Frommer love about Sanibel?

Following on from our previous posting about Arthur Frommer’s love for Sanibel, it occurs that we could speculate on what he likes best about visiting “this idyllic haven of white-sand beaches” Check. West Wind Inn has one of the most idyllic beacheson the island. He also mentions “weekly rentals”. Check. West Wind Inn has weekly […]

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