Catch Up On Sanibel News

Best Birdwatching on Sanibel Island

So many of our guests ask us where the very best places are to watch our amazing birdlife on the island. Honestly, where can you NOT view birds should be the question. We are truly blessed to be able to actually walk out of our doors here at Pelicans Roost and see a wealth of area birds. Sanibel is a paradise for our winged friends.  Just steps away, on our beach, you can find most

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Turtle Time comes to Fruition!

Every year Sanibel Islanders and visitors get all excited at the beginning of Turtle Season on Sanibel… and then the waiting starts. Turtles usually appear over night to bury their clutch of eggs and then with the morning comes the Turtle Patrol who monitor the activity and place the protective barriers around the new nests. And then we wait! Now is the time where all this activity comes to a head and the newborn turtles

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Summer on Sanibel: Staying Cool

June marks one of the hottest months of the year and believe us, the shelling and beach days are long and full of those rays of Summer! We all enjoy it, but where do we go to take a quick break from all that glorious sun and sand?   Well, Sanibel is loaded with options for you and your family to cool off and cool down and have fun!   To start off, Sanibel has

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Best Places to Spot Wildlife on Sanibel

Everyone has a couple of goals when they book their Florida getaway, some are more common than others, but there a couple that are universal. We all want to go to the beach. You’ve booked your gulf front unit at Pelicans Roost so you can check that one off the list.  You can wake up and look at the beach from your private lanai and in just minutes can be slipping into your chair for

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Celebrate National Seashell Day at Pelicans Roost!

What better place to be on National Seashell Day than at Pelicans Roost on Sanibel Island? Join us on June 21, 2017 for the actual National Seashell Day but you can enjoy the entire Summer on our beautiful shelling beach right in front of your door! For the second year in a row the event will be hosted on Sanibel Island with national press coverage in the form of Good Morning America on our beach

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Sanibel Island Weather

One of the most popular questions we receive from current (and future) guests is “what is the weather on Sanibel?” Our answer is a simple one! Though it may seem like the sun is always shining on Sanibel, just like anywhere else, our weather changes day to day; but let’s be honest, it tends to lean towards the sunnier side. On average, there are 262 days of sunshine per year on Sanibel, the remaining days

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Sanibel Island In June

Summer on Sanibel Island has arrived! It’s time to take advantage of sparse crowds and unending island beauty! If you are planning to visit during the month of June, you can expect the following: June Weather On Sanibel June kicks off the Southwest Florida rainy season! Temperatures are usually in the mid-70s at night and can hit the low 90s during the hottest time of the day. Late afternoon thunderstorms are commonplace and provide the

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