Category Beach Lifestyle

Sanibel Island Golf Courses


Sanibel Island golf courses are some of the most challenging and beautiful you’ll find! Sanibel and Captiva are the perfect golf settings. These tropical beauties have:

  • moderate year round temperatures
  • lots of Florida sunshine
  • and, spectacular water views.

Come see for yourself!

The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club

949 Sand Castle Road
Sanibel, FL 33957-3612


All skill levels will have a wonderful golf experience at this 18 hole, championship course which is open to the public.

This course features 5578 yards of golf for a par of 70.

949 Sand Castle Road
Sanibel, FL 33957-3612


All skill levels will have a wonderful golf experience at this 18 hole, championship course which is open to the public.

This course features 5578 ya...

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Anna Maria FL Restaurants

Anna Maria FL Restaurants

Anna Maria Fl restaurants are charming and wonderful.  The restaurants mentioned here are favorites of locals and visitors alike.  I’m sure you’ll have a fantastic experience if you dine at one.

City Pier Restaurant

Highly rated for its lobster bisque and clam chowder, the Anna Maria City Pier Restaurant is a fun place to eat.

Open for lunch and dinner and is a good spot for families with children.

Rod & Reel Pier Restaurant

The Rod & Reel Pier restaurant is a favorite among many.  Very laid back and casual, with delicious seared tuna and wonderful Key Lime pie.

Open for breakfast/brunch, lunch, dinner and dessert.

Waterfront Restaurant

The Waterfront has excellent food, great service and a beautiful view of Tampa Bay.

The lobster bisqu...

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Bradenton Beach Florida Restaurants

Bradenton Beach Florida Restaurants

The following Bradenton Beach restaurants are popular with locals and visitors alike and are excellent choices.

Island Creperie


The Island Creperie features Bouillabaise, Beef Bourguignon, and wonderful seafood dishes.

Open for breakfast/brunch, lunch and dinner.

127 Bridge St.

941-778-1011             $

Blue Marlin Grill

The Blue Marlin Grill offers outstanding seafood dishes.  Delightful music on the patio on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.

Open at 5:00 every night for dinner.

121 Bridge St.

941-896-9737             $$$

Bridge Street Bistro

The Bridge Street Bistro features Exceptional American cuisine, specializing in local seafood

Open for breakfast/brunch and dinner.

111 Gulf Drive


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Useppa Island Florida

Useppa Island Florida

A Short Boat Ride To Cabbage Key, Sanibel Beaches and Captiva Island Beaches

Useppa Island is a beautiful tropical island located off the coast in Southwest Florida. It is only accessible by boat. There are no bridges, no traffic, no crowds and no stress. It’s a short boat ride to Cabbage Key, Sanibel beaches and Captiva Island beaches.

Useppa Island

Conde’ Nast Traveler says Useppa Island is: “One of the top 25 true island retreats in the world – serenity, great facilities and fishing, and no cars – Useppa has it all.”

Useppa is a private club that provides a lucky few very well heeled folks with unsurpassed beauty and amenities.

Useppa is only a 15 minute boat ride to the mainland, but the rest of the world seems a million miles away when you arrive on this beautiful r...

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Captiva Island Florida

Captiva Island Florida is Captivating!

If you’ve never been to Captiva Island Florida, you’re in for a very special treat.

The beauty and the laid back feel of this island is almost indescribable. Thank goodness for photos!

Where Is Captiva Island Florida?

Beautiful Captiva Island Florida is a barrier island just off the Southwest Florida coast in Lee County. It is approximately 4 miles long and 1/2 mile wide.

Originally, Captiva was actually the northermost part of Sanibel Island . It was formed during a hurricane which cut a pass through the island creating Blind Pass, which has since closed in over time. The Blind Pass bridge separates Sanibel and Captiva Islands today.

Captiva was broken into two islands in a 1921 hurricane. Redfish Pass was created. North Captiva, also known as Uppe...

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Sanibel Island FL

Gorgeous Sanibel Island Fl!

I just love Sanibel Island Florida. Here, you’ll find the softest, whitest beaches, the yummiest restaurants, tropical island hotels, wonderful shopping and lots of fun things to do.

Sanibel Island Florida has a pristine, natural environment with a sensational soft, white sand beach to soak up the sun.

There is a gently sloping beach on Sanibel, which is perfect for wading in the turquoise green water of the Gulf of Mexico – even for tiny tots!

Along with it’s sister islands, Captiva and North Captiva, this is an island paradise.

Things To Do In Sanibel

When it comes to recreation, Sanibel has it all. There are lots of wonderful things to do in Sanibel. You can enjoy:

  • live theater,
  • music performan...
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