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Sanibels Best

Serene Sanibel Island
Leaves Footprints on Your Heart

If you love the beach you will be more than pleased with Sanibel Island Florida, a true beach-lovers paradise brimming with lush foliage, swaying palm trees, and sunlight glistening on the clear turquoise waters of the Gulf.

With beaches that are just a hop, skip, and a jump from the Fort Myers Florida airport, Sanibel Island boasts the convenience expected from a modern resort getaway while still offering a secluded ambiance seldom found these days.

To get a true grasp on the island, internationally renowned for its 17 miles of shell-lined shores, there are several worthwhile places for you to visit. The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation has a myriad of walking trails which include on-going environmental education programs while the nearby Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, proudly features copious shells from around the world including a myriad of interesting information. The island also boasts 26 miles of bike trails nestled within the stunning natural habitat.

Sanibel Sea shellsA few other traveler favorites include Sanibel's Historical Village which offers a glimpse into the life of the original settlers, leisurely sunbathing on the warm white sand, sailing to an uninhabited island on an open-air pontoon boat, or taking an Adventures in Paradise trolley tour which visits the lighthouse, Sanibel Historical Village, the East Gulf area, the J.N. "Ding" Darling 6400 acre wildlife refuge, and then makes a u-turn after reaching Captiva.

With an average temperature of 75 degrees, Sanibel beaches are some of the most beautiful in the world with more than 200 unique kinds of shells found in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico. It is this charm that will earn Sanibel Island a spot in your family's heart for many years to come.

Sanibel Island Florida touts an impressive array of hotels, waterfront resorts, and charming inns, all of which have been completely renovated and offer sparkling new facilities. A great place to make your travel plans is SanibelsBest.Net.

Until next time, Happy Travels!


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