Romance is in the Air

Fall is always the quietest time of the year on the islands. It’s also one of our best-kept secrets. Businesses have been spruced up during the summer months, the sky becomes a cerulean blue, the humidity drops and the beach... read more

‘Ding Darling Days – Oct. 15th – 21st

‘Ding Darling Days has been a favorite pastime for residents and guests for years. This weeklong event is a wonderful experience and a great way to learn about the many aspects of the refuge and the benefits it provides to... read more

Seashells, Sunsets, & Serenades

Sunset over the Gulf
Seashells, Sunsets, Sea Life, & Serenades September is a special time on Sanibel Island. It’s perfect for couples, romance, and quiet times with friends. The sky becomes a more vibrant shade of blue, the Sanibel summer crowd disappears and the... read more

Island Vacations Kicks-Off Its 20 Year Celebration

Island Vacations Kicks-Off Its 20 Year Celebration!     Island Vacations is kicking-off our 20th year in business and we invite you to become part of the celebration! Book a stay with Island Vacations during August 2017 for any date... read more

It’s Family Fun Month!

July is a great time for an Island Vacation with your family on Sanibel & Captiva Islands. Easy access to water (the Gulf or the pool) means you’ll always be cool. Here are some ways to enjoy your time on... read more

Sanibel Summer Fun

Boy jumping off log at Sanibel Lighthouse Beach.
Head to the beach The most obvious activity is to explore the beach. With over 17 miles of beaches, you can explore for days. Be sure to hunt for the Sanibel Six, the graphics and information at this link are... read more

It’s Bicycle Month

Family walking bikes on beach
May is national bicycle month! In 2014 the City of Sanibel was awarded a “Silver” designation by the League of American Bicyclists in recognition of being a safe bike city. With over 25 miles of “shared use paths”, Sanibel is... read more

Springtime on Sanibel

Springtime on Sanibel Island is a special time of the year. We’re between spring break and summer vacation. It’s the perfect time for couples, or those looking for some quiet time before the kids are home for the summer, to... read more

Things To Do on Sanibel This April

The Two Sanibel Island Farmers Market Founders
Visiting Island Vacations in April? Here’s a list of events taking place that you might enjoy while you’re here! Every Sunday in April Visit the Sanibel Island Farmers Market! The Sanibel Island Farmers Market is the brainchild of two island... read more

Love Shells? Island Vacations Recommends Visiting The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum

children around touch tank
Island Vacations recommends our guests visit The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum while they are here. Beach walks become more interesting once you know a little something about all those fabulous shells washing up on the shore. The displays include interactive... read more


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