Island Hopping: Southwest Florida’s Main Attraction

Island Hopping

Island hopping is Southwest Florida’s main attraction for many visiting the area for the first time and those who return countless times. Southwest Florida’s barrier islands are as diverse as they are beautiful and have a little something for everyone. Island Hopping: Southwest Florida’s Main Attraction Sanibel Island is a must see for seashell lovers […]

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Romantic Fishing in Southwest Florida

If you want to surprise your significant other, don’t feed them a fancy dinner or buy them a bundle of roses. Instead, take them on a fishing charter. Endless ocean dancing for miles with the sea breeze blowing through your hair you as you explore new areas of Southwest Florida, together…Now, that is romance! Fishing Charters […]

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Legends of Sanibel’s Pirate Past

Florida is said to have more sunken treasure than anywhere else in the world. Conflicting accounts of pirate legends are surrounded in mystery, leaving many unanswered questions and speculations about our state’s pirate past, particularly in Sanibel. Sanibel’s pirate tales are richer than the island’s crystal sand. The area including Sanibel and the surrounding barrier […]

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Way Back When: The History of Sanibel

If you want to be able to appreciate all that Sanibel has to offer, you’ll need to know its story. Join us as we take a look back at some of the most important events of the area’s history and how they each played a part in making Sanibel what it is today. The 1500s-1700s: […]

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What’s in a Name? De-mystifying Island Names in the Sanibel Area

The Sanibel area has an intriguing history, chock-full of everything from pirates and explorers to prisons and hurricanes. Such a fascinating story brings with it a tale behind every name. Let’s take a step back and see what lies behind the island names we’ve come to know. Sanibel For starters, the name Sanibel itself has […]

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Boat Rental FAQs

A day on the water can be the highlight of any vacation to the Fort Myers area. To help you prepare for your day of fun in the sun, we’ve put together a few of our frequently asked questions about renting a boat from Royal Shell Port Sanibel Marina. Port Sanibel Marina Boat Rental FAQs […]

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