Sanibel Island

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San·i·bel Island

An island of southwest Florida in the Gulf of Mexico southwest of Fort Myers. The island's beaches are popular with seashell collectors.

San′ibel Is′land

(ˈsæn ə bəl, -ˌbɛl)
an island in the Gulf of Mexico off the SW coast of Florida. 16 sq. mi. (41.5 sq. km).
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It is a place to kick-back and relax; and a place to rejuvenate the mind and body whether by biking, birding, observing the bottlenose dolphin at play or shelling on Sanibel Island.
On this memorable day in the Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island, Keeton, visiting from Texas, and some fellow anglers on Hobie kayaks enjoyed a protracted topwater bite that surprised even me, a diehard plugger.
The hotels are: Sheraton San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, CA; Hilton Irvine-Orange County Airport, and Marriott Irvine in Irvine, CA; DoubleTree Austin in Austin, TX; DoubleTree Suites Indianapolis-Carmel in Carmel, IN; Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort in Clearwater, FL; South Seas Island Resort in Captiva Island, FL; The Inns of Sanibel (four boutique hotels) and The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club in Sanibel Island, FL; DoubleTree Orlando-Universal in Orlando, FL; Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront in Cocoa Beach.
Doc Ford and Tomlinson, as well as other familiar characters from this series of crime novels, are dealing with the aftermath of one hurricane and the threat of others on Sanibel Island, Florida.
The former MP for West Ham and his wife Sally were staying with friends on Sanibel Island, off the west coast of Florida, when he collapsed.
He had been left "effectively brain dead" after suffering the massive stroke while holidaying on Sanibel Island on Thursday.
Now in an updated and expanded third edition, Chelle Koster Walton's The Sarasota, Sanibel Island & Naples Book: A Complete Guide appears has been informatative revised to reflect the many changes affecting the Florida region.
Local Florida television news station WBBH recently reported that a bicycle rental shop in Sanibel Island, FL has been at the center of an area debate on the safety of Segway Human Transporters (HTs) after beginning to rent the two-wheeled, battery-powered devices for use in December.
He spent his last 18 years on Sanibel Island, Florida, serving as arts and entertainment editor for the local paper.
Hemingway descendants held another festival a week ago on Sanibel Island about 150 miles away, an island Hemingway never visited, creating a family event to contrast with Key West's wild party atmosphere.
Available at eighteen hotels, including idyllic Florida locations from Orlando to Miami and Sanibel Island to Fort Lauderdale, a resort in Jamaica, and city hotels in New York and Boston, the promotion helps couples get the most from their fall vacation this year as they relax, unwind, and enjoy quality time together in a variety of settings.