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Catch Up On Sanibel News

Weather On Sanibel Island

One of the most popular questions we receive from guests is “what is the weather like 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 of the

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Golfing On Sanibel Island

Visitors to Pelican’s Roost are welcomed to indulge their inner sportsman at Sanibel Island’s two beautiful golf courses: The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club and the Sanibel Island Golf Club. These courses are popular with not only visitors but island residents as well. Mingle with those who know the island best as you work on your swing.  The Dunes is nestled in the northern part of the island and was recently voted the best golf

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The Best Place To Watch The Sunset On Sanibel

On Sanibel, there are approximately 300 days of sunshine each year—which means 300 chances to catch a spectacular sunset! (The other 65 days also lead to stunning sunsets). One of the most frequent questions we are asked by our guests is “Where is the best place to watch the Sunset on Sanibel?” Our answer: right here, and a few other locations. Because of our prime location on the south side of the island, our guests

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Sanibel Island Attractions: Sanibel Shell Mounds

Many of our guests will tell you that they have been coming to Sanibel since they were children, are returning after many years away from the island or have fond memories of their annual trips to the island to visit family members. If we only had a quarter for each time someone has mentioned coming over on the ferry before the causeway was built! Anyhow, we completely understand the magnetism of this special place—after all,

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September on Sanibel: Savings

Join Us For A Flexcation The sun shines all year long on Sanibel Island. Mix work and play right here on the sand as Fall begins. As more individuals turn to virtual workspaces and schooling, business and pleasure align in paradise. Take advantage of our complimentary WIFI services and take care of your priorities with million-dollar views of the Gulf of Mexico in the distance and spectacular sunsets every evening. Enjoy September on Sanibel Island

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Bait Shops on Sanibel

    Vacation on an island means many things to many people.  We all have our idea of the perfect day off or perfect time away from home, some go shelling, some just like to work on that tan. And others, of course, see water and think of only one thing: Fishing!   Seriously, fishing on the island is a serious pursuit!  And what fishing!  Historically the island from the time of the Caloosa Indians was

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Attractions on Sanibel: Sanibel Historical Museum and Village

We all know and love our little piece of Paradise here at Pelicans Roost on Sanibel Island. We have our routines of beach activity, collecting all those shells, grilling with the family, and lounging in the pool.  But, have you ever wondered what life was like long ago for the settlers that came to Sanibel or even before for the Spanish Conquistadors and Calusa Indians? If you visit the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village, located

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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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