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  Sanibel, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The city is on Sanibel Island on the Gulf coast of southwestern Florida, and is linked to the mainland by a toll causeway.
The city was formed in 1974 as a direct result of the main causeway being built in 1963 to replace the ferry, and the rampant construction and development that Lee County was allowing to occur afterward.
A temporary city hall for Sanibel was set up on the mainland in a Fort Myers hotel, until utilities and transport could be restored to the island.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sanibel,_Florida   (668 words)

 Sanibel Captiva Florida Chamber of Commerce – Florida Vacation
Sanibel and Captiva Islands Florida are the perfect choice for your vacation whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a family trip or a nature vacation.
Sanibel and Captiva are in the heart of Southwest Florida with over 15 miles of beautiful Florida shelling beaches.
Sanibel & Captiva also feature a broad range of cultural offerings in the area of the Arts, Theater, and Music.
www.sanibel-captiva.org   (206 words)

 Pictures from Sanibel Island, Florida   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Sanibel is one of the barrier islands on the lower Gulf Coast of Florida, 125 miles south of Tampa.
Sanibel Island and it's sister, Captiva, are known widely for their pristine beauty and unspoiled landscapes.
On Sanibel, one feels the call of the tropics and the inclination is to stay forever in this island paradise.
www.picturesfrom.com /sanibel   (881 words)

 Sanibel: Florida's Gulf coast offers seashells, shark teeth and gators galore: SouthFlorida.com
Tiny downtown Sanibel is quaint, quiet, and laid back with a non-glitzy homespun atmosphere that makes it pleasingly unlike most beach communities, maybe because you can't see the beach for the trees.
Strolling down any of the narrow lanes leading to Sanibel's shell-strewn beaches, one is apt to encounter TV celebrity Willard Scott, a sometime resident, no doubt on the professional prowl for centenarian ladies to kiss on camera.
Sanibel seems to harbor more folks who state their age in three figures than any place else in the Sunshine State where seniors are a protected and thriving species.
www.southflorida.com /travel/sfl-sanibel7-5,0,2116510.story?coll=sfe-travel-search   (1678 words)

 Sanibel: South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Sanibel and Captiva are sometimes called "the Shell Islands," not because of the abundance of shells on the beach, but because the islands themselves are made out of shells.
Sanibel and Captiva are not the only islands worth your time west of Fort Myers.
Definitely not Sanibel or Captiva and still blessedly free of the glitter and glam, the gated golf course condominiums and the strip malls.
www.sun-sentinel.com /travel/getaways/sanibel   (568 words)

 Sanibel Island Cottages I Gulf Breeze Cottages
Gulf Breeze Cottages is on the Gulf of Mexico at the Sanibel Lighthouse end of the Island.
Sanibel Island is ranked high among America's most environmentally sensitive preservationist societies.
The Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation is just one of the not-for-profit organizations dedicated to the preservation of natural resources and wildlife habitat on and around our barrier Islands.
www.gbreeze.com   (561 words)

 Beautiful Sanibel Arms West, Sanibel Island Florida Vacation Condominium
Sanibel Arms West on beautiful, natural Sanibel Island, Florida, with beautiful private beach, pool, tennis, daily and weekly vacation rentals.
Sanibel's historic lighthouse is nearby, and for art galleries, fine or casual dining, shopping, relaxing, fishing...
Sanibel is a destination guaranteed to please the entire family.
www.sanibelarmswest.com   (296 words)

 Sanibel Island Newspaper - Island Reporter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Asen praised the Sanibel Police Department for their role in preparing for the hurricane and dealing with its effects, but urged the council to carefully consider their options regarding evacuations when faced with a similar situation in the future.
Sanibel has not only one of the best libraries in the area, but in the entire United States, according to “Hennen’s American Public Library Ratings for 2005.” Their rankings are based upon data from the U.S. Federal-State Cooperative Service and show the Sanibel Library to be in the top 95 percentile of libraries nationwide.
Sanibel’s proposed new recreation center is one step closer to reality after the Lee County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to contribute funding for the project.
www.flguide.com /reporter/home.html   (2610 words)

 Sanibel Island Florida Bed and Breakfast Inn, Cottages and Vacation Accommodations - Tarpon Tale Inn
Sanibel Island,The Crown Jewel of the Gulf Coast.
Travel the legendary Sanibel Island bike trails or spend your day on the white sand beaches that are so famous for their shells.
Sanibel has so many attractions you will never be at a loss for things to do.
www.tarpontale.com   (354 words)

 Sanibel Vacation Rentals Condominium 1BR, Oceanside, Sanibel Island / Sanibel, Florida USA
Sanibel was discovered by Ponce De Leon in 1513, and is the southern most barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico.
Both Sanibel and the Captivas are loaded with amenities, and you can participate in all the standard outdoor activities.
Sanibel is also a great spot for enjoying all the mysteries of nature.
www.a1vacations.com /sunsanibel/1   (1079 words)

 The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel | Sanibel & Captiva Islands
Sanibel's main street is Periwinkle Way, a picturesque, lush thoroughfare framed by a canopy of Australian pines and tall, graceful palms.
Located toward Sanibel's northwestern tip, the J. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge is home to exotic species of birds and plants.
Captiva Island, Sanibel's northern neighbor, is one of the most beautifully preserved and well-known areas on the Gulf Coast.
www.fortmyers-sanibel.com /about_the_area/sanibel.php   (444 words)

 Sanibel Island, Florida's Sanibel Inn
Sanibel Island, Florida -- an island hideaway off the Ft. Myers coast where nature meets the sea, offers the relaxation of the beach, elegant sounds of jazz, and a vision of the environment in harmony with nature.
Following extensive renovations throughout the property, Sanibel Inn offers environmental-inspired interiors, highlighting the harmony of nature surrounding the inn.
Along with hotel rooms and one-bedroom suites, Sanibel Inn offers two-bedroom condominiums that are perfect for families or larger groups of friends who wish to stay at the Inn.
www.sanibelinn.com   (299 words)

 2B On Sanibel
"2-B" on Sanibel is to relax on pristine beaches and scoop up a treasure-trove of shells; to view iridescent sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico; to go biking and hiking on 25 miles of well-tended paths; or birding or kayaking in a National Wildlife Refuge.
Sanibel Island is the ideal place to be.
And B-2 Breakers West is the ideal place "2-B" on Sanibel.
www.2b-on-sanibel.com   (82 words)

 Sanibel vacation rentals, vacation homes, condos and lodging.
A destination for all seasons, Sanibel has some of the best scenery and sights in the United States.
This cozy 2 bedroom/2 bath duplex on the east end of Sanibel Island offers privacy at the residence and is only a short stroll to the beach.
Coquina Beach is a small condominium complex right on the beach on the east end, gulf side of Sanibel Island.
www.vragent.com /rentals/US/Florida/Sanibel   (503 words)

 Sanibel, Captiva, Lee County, Fort Myers, Florida
According to the study, the area is one of the least expensive cities in the nation to operate a corporate office with the cost just 2 percent more than the least expensive city in the study.
HealthPark of the Islands, a clinic on Sanibel, serves the medical needs of the community, from routine check-ups to emergencies and minor surgery.
Sanibel Public Library: 770 Dunlop Road, Sanibel; 239-472-2483.
www.sanibel-captiva.biz /relocate/facts.html   (1055 words)

 Sanibel Island - Oceans Reach Condo 1A4 - Home
Sanibel Island is where you can spend your vacation on beautiful beaches and enjoy casual living at it's finest.
Sanibel has many excellent shops along with outstanding restaurants offering casual to gourmet selections.
Approximately 50% of Sanibel Island is a nationally recognized wildlife refuge or protected habitat.
www.sanibel-rental.com   (191 words)

 ECOTRAVEL to Sanibel, Florida
Sanibel, a barrier island off Florida's semitropical southwest coast, is synonymous with seashells.
Sanibel and Captiva are connected by causeway, the far third of Captiva entirely occupied by South Seas Plantation Resort.
I executed a Sanibel Stoop and held aloft a scrap suitable for a paperweight.
www.goodmoney.com /sanibel.htm   (1114 words)

 Activities: Florida's Sanibel Inn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
By land and by sea, options for Florida outdoor fun abound at the Sanibel Inn and nearby sister properties.
Shelling is one of Sanibel's most famous and attractive recreational activities.
Please Note: Although there are complimentary chairs on property to ensure your own comfort you might want to bring your own beach chairs to the resort as there is limited availability of complimentary chairs.
www.sanibelinn.com /Experience/Activities   (310 words)

 Sanibel Babysitting
Whether you are on vacation, or live on Sanibel, you have found the right person to baby-sit for you.
I am a life long resident on Sanibel Island and have come to know the island very well.
My family and I are actively involved in the Sanibel Community and I have grown up having the respect for the wildlife and the beaches.
www.sanibelbabysitting.com   (196 words)

 Sanibel Island Attractions
Encompassing more than 5000 acres, this extraordinary refuge on the north side of Sanibel Island provides nesting sites for over 200 species of birds, many of them threatened of endangered, and an ecological system that is sanctuary for hundreds of species of wildlife.
Named for Pulitzer prize-winning cartoonist Jay Norwood "Ding" Darling of New York, the refuge was established in 1945 and dedicated to Darling in 1978.
His cartoons captured the shellers who came to the islands in the familiar posture of the Sanibel Stoop, and you may still come across some of his lighthearted drawings in establishments on the islands.
web.syr.edu /~sjchrist/attract.html   (1015 words)

 Sanibel & Captiva Real Estate & Homes For Sale In Lee County, Florida
Connected to the mainland by a dazzling three-mile-long scenic drive across a causeway, Sanibel is known worldwide for its shelling and the associated posture referred to as the "Sanibel Stoop." More than 400 varieties of shells decorate the beaches, particularly after an especially high or low tide.
Once a pirates’ refuge and one of the most beautifully preserved and well-known areas on the Gulf Coast, the island resort Captiva, is Sanibel’s northern neighbor.
Students in Sanibel and Captiva attend schools of the Lee County School District.
www.fort-myers-beach-sanibel.com   (589 words)

 Sanibel News
Bonita Springs officials decided Wednesday to contact Sanibel leaders and join them in their potential lawsuit against the South Florida Water Management District.
Southwest Florida International Airport is located on Florida's southwest coast and serves the holiday destinations of Sanibel and Captiva Islands, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Naples, Punta Gorda and Marco Island.
Published by news-press.com on October 22, 2005 ANECDOTES The business owners at The Village mall on Periwinkle Way in Sanibel were shutting down shop today and getting ready to leave town.
www.topix.net /city/sanibel-fl   (1093 words)

 Frequently Asked Questions.
A: Sanibel Island has 26 miles of bicycle paths stretching from one end of the island to the other.
The City runs a ramp on the Sanibel Side of the Causeway.
A: Sanibel Island's weather is very typical for Florida.
www.sanibel-online.com /faq.htm   (509 words)

 Amazon.com: Sanibel & Captiva: A Guide to the Islands: Books: Julie Neal,Mike Neal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Sanibel and Captiva offer an unbeatable combination: A tropical island wilderness with the convenience of modern life.
I thought I was fairly familiar with the Sanibel Island area, but this book definitely gave me new insight.
There are descriptions of each shell found on the island as well as each bird, turtle, etc. It was fun to open up the book at the end of the day and find the names of both the shells we had collected and the birds we had seen.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0970959613?v=glance   (1401 words)

 Sanibel Island's Romantic Song of the Sea inn
Nestled along the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, Song of the Sea is Sanibel Island's intimate seaside retreat with romantic ambiance and luxurious touches of personalization.
Situated just off Florida's warm Gulf coast, Sanibel Island is an eclectic escape into Florida unplugged with more than 70 percent remaining undeveloped.
Sanibel Island is 19 miles away from the new Southwest Florida International Airport in Ft. Myers.
www.songofthesea.com   (338 words)

 Sanibel-Online. The Online Guide for vacationing on Sanibel and Captiva Island Florida.
A fisherman fights a battle that will be re-told hundreds of times while a child builds the eighth wonder of the world in the white sands.
Each and every one of these could be a postcard from Sanibel and Captiva Islands, Florida...
Sanibel and Captiva is the place everyone returns to.
www.sanibel-online.com   (489 words)

 Sanibel Island Condo Rentals and Sanibel Siesta Condominiums
Sanibel Siesta, a paradise on the world-famous Sanibel Island in the Gulf of Mexico, our crown jewel along the coast of Southwest Florida.
In addition to being surrounded by lush tropical gardens and sugar white beaches, your Sanibel condo rental also has access to a heated swimming pool, shuffleboard, and outdoor gas grills as well as tennis courts and a challenging golf course across the street for your convenience.
Reserve your Sanibel condo rental at the Sanibel Siesta on the world famous Sanibel Island in the Gulf of Mexico.
www.sanibelsiesta.com   (160 words)

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