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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A boat captain came to the rescue of a seven-foot shark with a rusty hook stuck in its mouth last month off Sanibel Island in Florida.
Elliott has strong claims in this €60,000 contest, fielding Sanibel Island, Veinard and Dakota Moirette, while his title rival Willie Mullins takes a rather different approach by relying solely on Pique Sous, who seems to be operating at a notch or two below his best form.
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.
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.
He spent his last 18 years on Sanibel Island, Florida, serving as arts and entertainment editor for the local paper.
Landmark restaurant on beautiful Sanibel Island, Florida.