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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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The Other Side of the Beach

Most of us visualize the beach as if looking out to sea. But there is another view of the Sanibel beach. That is looking at it from a boat on the Gulf. Fortunately, the Sanibel-Captiva Power Squadron is out there watching. (Photo courtesy of the Power Squadron) The Sanibel Captiva Sail and Power Squadron is […]

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“DING” Darling” NWR opens Bailey Tract boardwalk

Guests staying at West Wind Inn have a TRUE SANIBEL experience available to them. Bailey Tract boardwalk has been reopened, using recycled plastic for boards. Bailey Tract is 100 acres of interior wetland of freshwater plants and wildlife. A walk along the four-mile of boardwalk and trails, open to the public from sunup to sundown, […]

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Jazz Lovers Alert

There is nothing like jazz on a Sunday afternoon on Sanibel Island. And BIGArts is serving it up on February 12, 19, 26, March 4, 18, April 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 at 3:00 PM These are outdoor concerts featuring accomplished jazz artists from Sanibel and beyond. Perhaps you know some of them from […]

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Arthur Frommer loves us.

Very recently, we found out that world traveler and vacation guru, Arthur Frommer, announced his top ten places in the world to visit. We were not surprised to find Sanibel Island on the list. We were surprised to see Sanibel at the top of the list. You read that right. Arthur Frommer named Sanibel Island […]

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The West Wind Inn The Sanibel Island vacaion you are seeking

When you plan a getaway to tropical Sanibel Island you expect a certain ambiance and experience: A long, quiet Gulf of Mexico beach Lots of shells to collect and take home A secluded, private getaway Closeness to and respect for Nature A heated pool and sunbathing area A variety of comfortable rooms Good food and friends […]

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