AdPage.indd 1 1818 1213 PM p10 ON THE COVER South Seas Island Resort on Captiva is a vacation paradise where sky, sand and water create the ideal setting. On cover Kayla Collier left Faith Martz head to pristine shore of Gulf Mexico for shelling, swimming relaxing. Photograph By Sammy Todd Dyess Photography West Palm Beach 2 GENERATIONS MAGAZINE 2018 GEN18_SSIR.indd 1252 SOUTHSEAS.COM 3 14 8 GREETINGS 18 20 22 24 28 INVESTMENT The Lifestyle Tropical Living 40 GOLF TENNIS Game, Set, Match Joys Golf Work Your Swing BEAUTY Rejuvenating Body Soul Make it Spa Day Nick Adams Wedding Bliss 29 CAMERA READY 30 SPECIAL OCCASIONS 44 61 34 AT HELM Sailing Vacation Cruises What Lies Beyond End Road Not Just Tech Savvy 36 CRUISE EXPLORE 38 TECHNOLOGY 39 46 Fun in Sun With YOLO Watersports SUP Makes Splash Pedaling Through Paradise Rendezvous Nature 64 EPICURIOUS 76 EVENTS A Guide Dining Sanibel Out About 5 Reasons Kids Love Tips Advice Stay 48 SHOPPING 60 FOR KIDS CUISINE Hot Fashions Cool Finds An Ocean Experience Remember Doc Always at Fords Rum Bar Grille 80 ACTIVITIES 82 GUEST INFORMATION 88 MAPS OF SANIBEL CAPTIVA 4 REGIONAL MANAGING DIRECTOR Bob Walter GENERAL MANAGER Shawn Farrell SALES MARKETING Verdell Ekberg 5400 Plantation Captiva, Florida 33924 239-472-5111 SOUTH SEAS ISLAND RESORT Bill Wellman 937 East Drive Sanibel, 33957 239-472-3181 INN 863 239-472-2220 SONG SEA 541 239-472-1400 SEASIDE 3287 239-472-1700 SUNSET BEACH Brian Kautz 949 Sand Castle 239-472-3355 DUNES CLUB EDITOR PROOFREADER Patricia Letakis CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Leah Biery, Gina Birch, Klaudia Blogh, Mandy Carter, Jan Holly, Letakis, Kelly Madden, Beth Oliver, Tom Sharbaugh PHOTOGRAPHERS Adams, Dyess, Justin Friede, Daniela J. Jaeger, Chris Kovaz, Stromlund Friedrich N. Jaeger CREATIVE GROUP PUBLISHER TOTI MEDIA, INC. P.O. Box 1227 239-472-0205 FounderChairman Guy Tober, President Vice PresidentC.O.O. Stromlund, CONTACT US totimedia.comcontactus PUBLISHERS Times Islands RSW LIVING Bonita Estero GULF MAIN Cape Coral Copyright by Media, Inc. All rights reserved. No part this publication may be reproduced without written permission publisher. Opinions expressed contributors are not necessarily those 6 951 7 From right General Manager, Inn, Sunset Song Sea Seaside Inn Dunes Tennis Club Regional Managing Director, Inns YOUR MAGICAL ESCAPE AWAITS Those seeking an active learn sail, take WaveRunner tour along Coast, fish, kayak, commune with nature more. laid-back beach holiday can assured our staff members will do everything they make sure you experience day fun one many pools or beaches. Casual dining adds perfect finish memorable day. If your calls more sporty endeavors, ask us about playing few rounds Gulf-front nine-hole executive golf course, enjoying sets tennis Blackwood Academy. Named Top 10 Families Parents magazine, has plenty activities children. Pint-sized guests have blast newly renovated Camp Skullywags, thanks partnership School, islands marine life through schools programs. Shopping most favored island, we happy that Chadwicks Square retail shops proven so well received. Our find from stylish resort wear, fine art collectibles beauty spa services. Provisions Company brimming gift gourmet items highest quality, even grocery shopping here, complete delivery doorstep. looking buy sell property Resort, let licensed real estate sales professionals located guide you. Whether youre market interval ownership, luxury condo beachfront home, help determine what options best fit lifestyle every step way. behalf everyone involved world-class resort, created provide guest idyllic island experience, I express my personal thanks. It hope selecting vacation, wedding business event positive you, develop lasting memories during stay us. Escape awaits ... 330-acre destination wildlife preserve, location escape. was recognized 2017 its stunning waterfront villas USA Todays Best winner TripAdvisor Certificate Excellence Award. For generations, leisure, group, social conference miles secluded shores, sparkling waters sensational sunsets just beginning. One settings country Smart Meetings Platinum Choice Award winner, timeless incentive retreats, board meetings corporate functions. Coming into new year, give incredible employees, who worked tirelessly restore pre-hurricane splendor following passing Hurricane Irma. Were grateful wonderful media family, sent messages support as close home far away Netherlands. Thanks everyones efforts, reopened week ahead schedule were delighted welcome back familiar faces. We eager tell story ongoing transformation continue tradition excellence throughout resort. notice road, which continued improvements Skullywags kids start Harbourside rooms renovation and, launch website. add events like Livingston Taylor Yacht Rock Weekend each absolute possible. success result long history serving around globe, cherish opportunity setting any occasion romantic getaways, family vacations, lavish weddings quick weekend staycations. would thank partners helping truly special destination. teamed up some outstanding companies, such Kay Casperson Boutique, Colgate Offshore School Americas No. 1-ranked sailing school, Cruises, Ambu Yoga Sunny Adventures, name few, order could desire need meeting occasion. RIGHT PHOTO BYDANIELA JAEGER M m C F SOU-11 S o u t h e s Properties Welcome Life OWN PIECE PA RA DI E TO DAY source finest homes sale properties exclusive destinations Fort Myers. This region presents quality centered fantastic climate, beautiful surroundings Mexico. team dedicated specialize providing clients unprecedented level attention. information, please visit call 1-877-332-3382 MARTY STOKES 239.560.5958 800.994.7357 ERNIE TRESSLER O 239.472.5111, Ext. 3467 703.627.0569 239.472.8566 JONI 239.560.5959 800.571.4936 MARY ANN COWART 239-851-6447 888-700-9422 VIRGINA DUNDORE 239-472-7629 239-940-2919 239-472-8566 9 SOU-11677-Q Generations-RealEstateinRoomMagazineAgents.indd 112117 AM Y BY PATRICIA LETAKIS ou might want spend time lolling poolside sunbathing beach, thats OK. But there other ways enjoy Resort. So why mix excitement, adventure relaxation. Find rental boats, fishing charters sightseeing cruises Harbour Bayside marinas. Excitement Water exploring surrounding Pine Sound At all sorts watersports equipment hitting waves available. adrenaline junkie hop powerful zoom out Gulf, doing circles top speed. Parasailing over provides birds-eye view thrill lift-off. excitement also found kayaking paddleboarding. These slower, quieter often surprise paddlers great spottings frolicking dolphins deeper roseate spoonbills foraging coast. Herons, egrets long-legged waterfowl regulars easily spot. And sometimes watching seagulls flock haven sports, riding WaveRunners paddleboarding boat. together brown pelicans fly V-shape soar across bluest sky satisfying sight. Adventures Land preserve poking nook cranny adventure. Grab partner set foot explore harbor, sailboats bob shell-strewn white sands walk entire paved road resorts entrance ospreys 2.5 between North Pointe Village, tip other, network four scenic trails noteworthy names. Highway Health easy path Road. Runners Sweet Taste Victory, round-trip 5K route ends Scoops Slices sweet shop indulge--after burning off calories--in favorite candy scoop ice cream. Run View trail overlooks Redfish Pass travels Beach. longest Yucatan Do It, includes sandy portion shoes run barefoot sand. way another option. Snappy brightly colored cruisers big cushy seats bicycle northern Village stop coffee cold drink Starbucks Lands Villas Pointe. if pedal power thing, then consider cart load friends wildly outing. Kicking Back Some RR Aah, yes, lazy spent de rigueur. three however, main pool Photos cone cream always treat bicycling Seas. 11 faces pier jutting place mingle. chaise lounge friendly servers bring lunch well-deserved cocktail. You rent private cabana flat-screen television refrigerator stocked drinks prefer privacy sun. surf brought here first place, gentle immaculate wont disappoint. Chairs towels available both hang nothing desire, join yoga class instructors Yoga. activity youll definitely include shelling. Check tides hour before after low tide bucket hand. sort hundreds seashells wash ashore, although than 400 different types shells, expect conch, junonia, lightning whelk, tulip dollar. water, land dreaming comfy chair, count. editor Media. dip splash views marina restaurant, open breakfast dinner, puts maritime mood. Dine inside deck. Its popular buffet served daily, dinner choices fresh seafood grouper Cajun snapper, steaks, pasta HARBOURSIDE BAR GRILLE nautical theme Where Eat POINTE Located poolside, boasts tiki bar casual fare. Sit upper balcony overlooking fish tacos, Asian kale salads, cheeseburgers, sandwiches grill fired hot dogs, burgers, jerked chicken favorites. Fabulous drinks, Punch Sunrise, served--umbrella optional. rum--served neat, infused cocktail mojito--to go lifestyle, but food inspiring peel-and-eat shrimp, panko-crusted Cubanstyle menu. Live music vibe. Truly bar, DOC FORDS RUM Sure theres CROOKED SNOOK TIKI thatched roof 12 framed slender palm trees deep blue watery backdrop describe quintessential bar. kitchen come offerings conch fritters, tacos jerk sandwiches. 13 JAN HOLLY LIFESTYLE Own sea sky--and wise investing anibel Marty Stokess blood. His grandparents Jake Pearl Stokes, early homesteaders. sheriff officer. Martys father raised Sanibel. Owing his dads military career, much childhood islands, beckoned him home. Driving causeway still gives me thrill, Stokes said. birds, breeze, salt air. love living here. lsland unbeatable. longtime agent Properties, works closely wife, broker Joni loves sharing clients. subtropical wonderland, co-exist inhabitants protected sanctuary. Sightings manatees, dolphins, egrets, osprey routine, panoramic Sound, Intracoastal Waterway breathtaking. 18-year makes uniquely qualified their dream homes. knowledge niche exhaustive, state-of-the-art technology, pinpoint values accurately gauge future trends, ever fingertips. During economic downturn 2008 2009, experienced, decline, sideways movement, Because retiring baby boomers starting invest now, prices again moving up. sees no dramatic price increases near term, likely down. Now really good buy, he said, adding, spike. lists superb investments, because pay themselves--and some. He refers leasing opportunities offered Resorts Owner Services Program. Participants plans earn significant income, enclave, pristine, island. Demand short-term, rentals high, season. programs terms stipulate owners cede control properties. Customarily, entitled residency weeks season nine Such limits maximize revenues owner plan responsible maintaining interiors. Revenues shared according percentage. lease guarantees revenue allowance making budgeting easy, maintains repairs interior leased units, excluding HVAC system heater. Both complimentary membership value worth 10,000 year 3,500 thereafter. benefit, amenities cant matched. golf, tennis, adult pools, Many visitors fall wind buying 15 Holly extensively regular contributor income. --Marty Realtor, Real condominiums, 16 TOP PHOTOS COURTESY HILTON GRAND VACATIONS park-sized waterslide, H2Whoa slides chute jet-propels pool. They Members-only restaurants Grill, Slices. ID ticket door these amenities, To access location, either residences south End, trolley. There drive. trolley runs minutes, drop gate. Outside gate restaurants, including resortaffiliated Starbucks, plus Captivas historic Mucky Duck, Sunshine Caf Cantina Captiva. Along Andy Rosse Lane, street, boutiques, galleries, watersports-equipment stores outdoor entertainment. teem activity, Theres something do. Prospective buyers choice locations. Seabreeze Sounds panorama. Villas, Homes adjacent Marina heart seat harbor. sought-after neighborhoods, residents north beaches south. courtyard, or, courts, said smile. exception Estate Homes, association, fees insurance exterior roof, sewer, trash pickup, landscaping, elevator maintenance, accounting management. vary neighborhood neighborhood, associations eliminate ownerships headaches, Prices substantially. In current market, entry-level priced under 300,000, 655,000 755,000, condominiums 2.6 million, line. Looking advice purchasing see Stokes. promise honesty, in-depth service, turn dreams luxurious, reality--and mission 239-472-1994 877-3323382, 17 TROPICAL P matched built 1884. Turner Beach, crash continuously breakwater, Blind front door. Gulfside City Park Tarpon Bay picnicking, Bowmans spots serious shellers. accessed 25-mile-long shared-use path. cyclists committed sanctuary nature. 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Her grandfather John Butler, icon, established Police Department 1974. attended School--and firsthand around. owe life, part, education gave perspective havent changed much, offer quaint, small-town finest. McDermott, proprietor Estate, Inc., several Realtors sister islands. Individuals interested testing home-purchasing contact her, LeAne Suarez, LeAneSuarezGroup. equally share passion living. Differentiating coastal communities easy. drive tells tale. get crossing onto day, choppy waves, play, diving lunch. Causeway luminous bay Gulf. Lighthouse site Sanibels Beacon, grown when opened 1997, 160-member today, trust us--repeatedly, time, That super feeling. takes pleasure assisting people own paradise. Weve helped purchase multimillion-dollar compounds, families who, visiting years, permanent children Thats business, inspires veteran ins outs hand, owns himself. climbing slowly, inventory limited. now. Bicycling mode transportation cyclists. 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Club, offers 5,600 yards championship-caliber amid abundant landscape sanctioned National Audubon Society. hazards figure holes arent require shaping tactical cradled been dubbed Lee Countys challenging. redesigned clubhouse relaxing complex features club, pool, restaurant busy calendar. Test short-game Course designed Chip Powell. Watery hole incomparable setting, challenge important short game. Players abilities welcome. gear, Shop browse latest collections Nike designer brands. Items logo shirts, caps selection shorts, sweaters sweater vests. balls gloves full-service shop. LEFT AND BOTTOM breezes, abundance lush fairways JOYS 21 KELLY MADDEN Enjoy finished bottom photos. Year Opened 1973 Designed Mark McCumber Fairways Bermuda Greens TifEagle Holes Par 70 Tee Marker Options Mens RatingSlope 68.8 129 5,606 67.5 120 II 5,249 yards, Ladies 72.4 138 Rating Slope 66.1 115 III 4,913 70.4 63.5 110 IIIIV 4,431 68.2 62.0 105 IV 3,997 65.5 109 Memberships variety offerings, Family 7,950 Single, Social, Tennis, Senior 30-Day sporting budget. Amenities Practice green, club included greens fees. Theyre Saying very unique feel presence elsewhere, says Shaul. layout attitude encounter property. WORK SWING recreation discounts beat ranked Southwest Floridas courses--and tennis. Take pick. Sea, partake sports memberships amenities--as Discounts package five resorts, duration stays. GOLFERS 10-time PGA Tour McCumber. laid two distinct styles--the bit links layout, side amidst preserve. shortened tract Society however recently refurbished bunkers, breathtaking native foliage. professional hone Three-time Nolan Henkes instructional academy quickly become popular. 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GUIDED BIRDWATCHING DISCOVER discovered. bivalve gastropod biology, beaches, coveted guarantee empty-handed. person. walking biology behaviors, identify encounter. person, optional binocular rental. Extension 3550 registration Please note familyoriented must accompanied parent age 18. GINA BIRCH Cuisine flair vast rums Grille. IS ALWAYS Eating drinking cast characters crime experiencing food, offer. named character series crime-fighting novels author Randy Wayne White. fictional Ford ex-government biologist solving mysteries, globetrotter, stories 20-plus White Restaurant Harrity Marinello operating establishments area 2003 lightening struck. Within hours collective spirits birth Rabbit housed intersection Way. stand-alone structure, upgrades magnificent. us, signifies Marinello. 2013 seized Of Fords, footage, 300. Patrons option indoor room, spacious airy separate, late-night accommodates bands parties, celebrations. bar--and fishing. Caribbean-based sauces scratch. raw oysters, flatbreads, award-winning Shrimp. Expect portions big, preparations prominently spices. deal Fords. kinds high-end sippers distilled Wicked Dolphin. flight expertly crafted rum cocktails. belly manner memorabilia Whites riveting books. Fans writer meet scheduled appearances book signings. long-running combination successful, people. agrees, have. wouldnt Hospitality pillars. back. Birch personality, lover contributes Shrimp Signature Dish Serving Size tablespoons unsalted butter garlic clove, minced limes, juiced tablespoon Indonesian sambal kosher taste ground pepper pound large, shell-on shrimp teaspoon jalapeo, seeded chopped cilantro saucepan heat, butter. Add cook, stirring minutes. remaining saucepan. melts, stir lime juice, chili sauce, pepper. Turn heat sauce rest. Bring pot well-salted boil. minutes pink. overcook. Drain colander shake sink remove excess moisture. bowl, toss sauce. jalapeo desired, sprinkle again. 62 CHRIS KOVAZ OTHER 63 RESTAURANTS p.6 Blue Giraffe Cow Mad Hatter Matzaluna Sandbar Grill Thistle Lodge Timbers Fish Market Traders p. 72 Crows Nest Green Flash Keylime Bistro Latte Da Coffee Ice Cream Duck House RC Otters Seafood Wine Foodies Rejoice 65 BBreakfast, LLunch, DDinner, SBSunday Brunch, BWBeer Wine, CCocktails, EEntertainment, BFBanquet Facilities, RReservations Accepted BLUE GIRAFFE Excellence. browsing numerous delicious, island-inspired food. hand-painted tables inside, sample Cuban Sandwich lunch--its Cake Dinner, pan-seared crabcakes topped mango salsa, chipotle glaze. tempting omelets pancakes, Fishermans Benedict English muffins poached eggs, salmon, spinach grilled tomatoes hollandaise 239-4722525, B, L, D, C, R. Novel Cuisine. Local folk joined novelist Ford, seller sandwiches, salads entrees. skip mojito. 2500 239472-8311, BF. Member Problem Try lumpcrab bisque, Eastern, Western Southern Burger, crisp empanadas pulled beef seared cowboy steak. 239-472-3355, BF, 66 67 COW Bovine Bounty. massive pasta, joint, despite cow references. dinners choice, unless breakfast, omelets. cocktails Mango Sangria. 2163 239472-0606, C. LIGHTHOUSE CAF Worlds Breakfast. Residents decades, why. Start Frittata scallops crabmeat, sauted broccoli mushrooms artichoke creamy Alfredo Coconut-Crusted Salmon Plum Drizzle. pictures lighthouse walls. Call-ahead 362 239-472-0303, BW. MAD HATTER Wonderland New divine, spectacular unforgettable. Inspired eclectic evolve Chefs Kurt Michelle Jarvis Dinner dining, million-dollar unbeatable table. 6467 239-472-0033, D. MATZALUNA Well-Smoked Italian. Five Cheese Gorgonzola, ricotta, hearts 68 69 wood-fired pizzas. Fresh pastas, chicken, veal 1200 239-472-1998, SANDBAR Welcoming. crab claws, unsurpassed. steaks perfection palates. 2761 239-472-0305, R, GRILL Color. serves typical pub fare--juicy baskets spicy Buffalo wings--and bartenders often-sought-but-never-found vibe, popularity 703 239-472-4453, RESTAURANT Culinary Luminary. Breakfast bagel burritos French toast caramelized bananas syrup. lunch, salad, burger panini. 239579-0195. THISTLE LODGE Victorian Rendezvous. Creative cuisine black grouper, oven-roasted coquelet herb-crusted lamb rack blackened yellowtail snapper mojo allure trappings, glorious Casa Ybel 2255 239-472-9200, SB, E, 71 TIMBERS FISH MARKET Yourself. Favorites calamari, platters lump. market. 239-395-2722, TRADERS Experience. Tuesday Thursday evenings. gumbo, macadamia-encrusted grouper. 1551 239-472-7242, CANTINA Nacho Madres Mexican. serape piatas, terra-tiled floors adobe-style walls subtly suggest gone border. 14970 239-472-0248, CROWS NEST Great Food, appetizers, wings always-popular spinach-and-artichoke dip, savory entrees Chicken Saltimbocca, sage leaves, lemon prosciutto-wrapped linguine. Crab Races hopping 15951 239-472-5161, Story Continues. Building chain brings tasty doors Docs Bread Oriental dry-rubbed rib-eye 239-312-4275, BW, GREEN FLASH Rare Treasure. Have delightfully diverse Paris specialty, Worcestershire, buttery herb topping. Or Venetian Platter, swordfish, tiger prawn polenta. Savory pork landlubbers, dessert positively decadent. 15183 239-472-3337, 73 View, Eat, Relax. captures picture-perfect vacation. serene ambiance marina, decor fishingvillage inspired. chef insists sourced possible, show delight diners. 3357, Feel Good. umbrella. Caribbean-inspired choices. focus wraps specialties, extension 3559, L. OTTERS KEYLIME BISTRO Changes Fooditude. picket fence cheery canopies Jimmy Buffett beat. walnut-crusted sausage peppers, escargots cheese tomato. 11509 239-395-4000, Otterly American. multitude daunting. Steamed clams, baskets, quesadillas meatloaf satisfy cravings. Diners dinner. 11506 239-395-1142, E. SCOOPS SLICES LATTE DA COFFEE ICE CREAM SHOP Upon Time. wide coffees, extrastrong Red Eye Coffee, cappuccinos lattes, cozy tooth scoops Queenies cream, milkshakes sundaes. 11508 239-472-0234, Dreams True. pizza combinations flavors. candies presented overwhelmingly display--well reach. Does sound Slices, 1950s 3399, MUCKY DUCK Quack Up. pint brewed pond. grub. beachside gazing. 11546 239-472-3434, SUNSHINE SEAFOOD WINE Bistro. charming, caf touch. wood-grilled perhaps pecan-crusted goat salad. 14900 239-472-6200, OLD HOUSE FloridaNew Chef Greg Nelsons changing bounty fish. sushi varietymore allof rolls, sashimi, rolls sakes. complement presentations, breath away. 239472-5161 ensure date. readers detailed andor reservations establishments. 75 Days Turtle OUT ABOUT pack Community House. Hosted San-Cap Rotary happenings Heres ARTFEST FORT MYERS February attracts thousands festival River District Artists display Food SHELL SHOW FESTIVAL March world. amateur collectors, scientific divisions. 1930s. Demo tents sale. Held MUSIC piano, string quartet, opera classical performances. Congregational Church. SANIBEL-CAPTIVA ANNUAL ARTS CRAFTS FAIR held Presidents weekend. Blueway ArtFest Hopper Songwriter Fest Galloway Tri HOPPER SONGWRITER FEST SEBRIE IMAGES 77 Sam Night Independence Show Festival Holiday RANDY KAMBIC 78 LIONS 100 crafters. Parking entry donation. Proceeds benefit charities scholarships. TURTLE March-October counting nest volunteers--many Foundations SAM ISLANDS NIGHT June CenturyLink Sports Complex-Hammond Stadium combines celebration Miracle baseball Free tickets. INDEPENDENCE parades, patriotic shows rides. front-row fireworks display. mile-long parade, followed treasure-hunt rally Market. Rally participation September performers write songs stars music. Performances admission. GALLOWAY TRI sprint-length quarter-mile 10-mile 13. Children, 11-13, swim mile. Adult supervision. GREAT CALUSA BLUEWAY year-round trail, winding sequence bays, rivers, backwaters shorelines Dolphins, 300 spotted 190-mile tunnels mossy oaks flowering plants. DAYS weeklong activities, nature-related narrated tours, puppet show, bikingbirding stuff enthusiasts. LUMINARY December draw entertainment, Santa. consecutive HOLIDAY VILLAGE festivities tree lightings golf-cart visitor parades Mullet Jensens caroling Chapel BAILEYFEST activities. fee. 79 REASONS LOVE L earning becomes heck pint-sized families. tide. Older dad forest rocks Slides pass, T-dock harbormaster. CAMP SKULLYWAGS program 3-11. pirate-inspired name, inquisitive swashbuckling. under-sea explorations, mad science experiments, whacky Full- offered. SCOUT Points Discovery Set ScoutAbout map, hints discovery wristband once collected 15, welcomed Wall Fame Skullys Interactive Center. post Instagram SouthSeas. age, Center friends. crafts toddlers parents coconut painting tie-dyeing older Wii tournaments teenagers. SKULLYS INTERACTIVE POOLS Spend poolside. bored. leaving lounger. 81 PLACES INTEREST WORSHIP BAILEY-MATTHEWS NATIONAL MUSEUM 3075 239-395-2233 museum displays geographical, historical, perspectives. HERB STRAUSS THEATER 2200 239-472-6862 160-seat BIG Herb Strauss Theater theater Broadway-caliber atmosphere. ANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH 8210 Cypress Lake 239-481-2099 BAT YAM TEMPLE 2050 239-472-0177 CHAPEL 11580 Chapin 239-472-1646 CYPRESS LAKE BAPTIST 8400 239-481-5442 FIRST CHRIST, SCIENTIST 2950 239-472-8684 COMMUNITY 1740 239-472-2684 CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHRIST 239-472-0497 SAINT ISABEL CATHOLIC 3559 239-472-2763 MICHAEL ALL ANGELS EPISCOPAL 2304 239-472-2173 BAILEY TRACT wetlands River. Open sunrise BARRIER well-known birdlife. March, exposed flats. trails, year. 900 Dunlop 239-395-0900 interest music, dance, visual arts, lectures, film, workshops, everyone. HISTORICAL MEMORIAL LIBRARY 11560 239-533-4890 leegov.comlibrary aboutbranchescv library system, Internet resources sources. 950 239-472-4648 Dedicated pioneer 19th 20th centuries, antique Model truck, schoolhouse, Sears Roebuck catalog CAYO COSTA STATE PARK 941-964-0375 floridastateparks.orgcayocosta park overnight accommodations, tent sites cabins sleep Directions Way eastern Built 1884 102 feet, landmark opensteel structure entered. listed Register Historic Places. Today, beams electric promises Originally 1901, schoolhouse church Sundays. houses Christian ministry November April. PUBLIC 770 239-472-2483 movies, magazines computer lab, inviting customer-focused help. Everyone LODGING Dear Guests, ARE WE DOING invite environmental commit planet place. feedback suggestions, person electronic survey upon checkout. recycle glass, aluminum, plastic, newspaper, cardboard toner cartridges, batteries, fluorescent compact bulbs. percent post-consumer content copy paper. toilet tissue chlorine-free fiber. recycled, paper chlorine-free. low-flow shower heads, faucets toilets. enjoyment. carpool. printer paper, notepads. landscaping plantings. utilize cleaning chemicals. boardwalk plastic. linen-change towel-reuse program. energy-efficient outdoors. participant Lodging Program , 2004 Environmental Protection DEP intent recognizing conscientious facilities state. rapidly growing encourages industry conserve protect resources. covers all-inclusive initiatives specific protecting preserving environment. efforts impact TURN OFF WHEN USE RAISE THERMOSTAT LEAVE ROOM PARTICIPATE TOWEL-AND-LINEN REUSE PROGRAM LET KNOW OBSERVE DRIPS LEAKS REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE HELP MAINTAIN SMOKE-FREE ENVIRONMENT HOW SHARE IDEAS GREENING STAY CAN recycling containers bathroom vanity. plastic metal cans housekeeper Additional floor recyclable newspapers trash. air conditioner, windows closed. unit, adjust thermostat higher temperature. unit. wish pleasant Thank supporting efforts. 83 ENVIRONMENTAL COEXISTING mosquito bites. pharmacist product recommendations itching persists. down Easily recognizable, arching spikes oats stiff stems. Motorized vehicles, carts prohibited dunes removed fires allowed Jet Skis PRECAUTIONS JELLYFISH jellyfish harm untouched. Stings animal welts, rash itching. Seek medical symptoms persist. reduce pain, pour vinegar affected area, soak ALLIGATORS feed alligators. SHELLS LOGGERHEAD TURTLES STINGRAYS stingray observed year-round. months, cownose rays migrate coast Rays creatures, usually move painful sting, shuffle. shallows, shuffle vibrations barbed, immerse seek RED DRIFT ALGAE algae blooms normal occurrence ecosystem, timing predicted. produces mild odor exacerbate respiratory conditions allergies bronchitis, dangerous humans. Decaying nutrients habitat species, instead removing LAW PROHIBITS TAKING SHELLS. PLEASE CONSERVE PRECIOUS RESOURCE. INCLUDES URCHINS, SAND DOLLARS STARS. Violators subject 500 jail offense. RECYCLING newspapers, office boxes. read Sheet in-room container. stack equals 30-foot tree. ton saves 380 tons oil. glass gallons fuel. May Oct. Lights Turtles. Why confuse nesting females disorient hatchlings. curtains blinds closed facing turned dusk. clear castles holes. tracks notify desk report scientists loggerheads, leatherbacks, green vulnerable threatened Endangered Species Act. assistance keeping greatly appreciated. FLORIDA MAINTENANCE PESKY CREATURES NO-SEE-UMS MOSQUITOES aggravating winged pests sunrise. defense insect bites cool, loose-fitting Insect repellants contain DEET effective, cause irritation. No-see-ums screens, shut prevent entering no-see-ums designated Specifically, ordinance prevents raking debris seaweed, grasses, dead shellfish, etc. deposits enabling source. protected, oats. tall, perennial grass strong, extensive, underground root helps erosion. federally sunburn harmful effects UV rays, covering whenever wide-brimmed hats least SPF limit exposure direct sunlight dehydration. CHAIRS UMBRELLAS chairs first-come, first-served basis. unable reserve unattended reassigned guests. advised reasons prevailing greater hour, umbrellas issued removed. TREASURES FROM shallow-water found. WHY plateau extends acts shelf gather. Winds, storms deliver lower moons mean lowest, charts, moon charts storm, best. nastier windier TIMING tide, Junonia Fig Conch Lace Murex measures inches. photo. WHERE LOOK high-tide broken rolling surf. Shells slowly muddy tidal largest wet, crouch hands prohibits collecting alive, Never shell. Banded Tulip Aka attached roots eats oysters. Measuring inches long, dark lines encircling Spiny Jewel souvenir, brown, spines pairs joined. 85 NATURAL WONDERS AWESOME spy Bottlenose Otter Osprey RIVER OTTER river otter semi-aquatic mammal webbed tail one-third length body. features, swimmer thrives wetland habitats, estuaries. prey crayfish, snakes, crabs, Weight pounds January April artificial platforms, telephone poles radio towers. 3.5 Wingspan 5.6 BALD EAGLE bald eagle ROSEATE SPOONBILL spoonbill flamboyant wading body, orange tail, scarlet shoulders featherless, greenish head. spoon-shaped bill sweeps forth invertebrates. 3.3 YELLOW-CROWNED HERON OSPREY hawk aquatic raptor entirely Ospreys Spoonbill GREATER FLAMINGO flamingo occurs vagrant Bahamas, Indies Cuba. extremely legs. tricolored white, orange-pink black. yellow-crowned heron feeds night, crabs crayfish. Groundnesting shorebirds benefited herons appetite ghost nestlings. 1.5 Bald Eagle Greater Flamingo 86 WILLIAM COX BOTTLENOSE DOLPHIN generally mph. surfaces jump above normally diver, 850 hold 6.5 450 majestic waterdependent nests water--usually pine tree--from May. Most eagles July. 9.5 Heron Magnificent Frigatebird Ibis WHITE IBIS ibis wetlands, fields lawns. invertebrates inland nestlings tolerate intake salt. REDDISH EGRET reddish morph. morph common. bird, flies stabbing birds. forages wetlands. searching stand motionless outstretched attempt attract creates--a technique canopy feeding. ounces SNOWY snowy size, perches branches, logs stumps surface drops feathers stabs dagger-like beak. EASTERN SCREECH OWL smallest owl. owl illustrates morphs, gray preys mammals, insects. observe rests thick hunts dusk dawn. 8.5 MAGNIFICENT FRIGATEBIRD frigatebird flying summer. steals seabirds plucks crustaceans surface. Occasionally 90 TRICOLORED Tricolored Snowy Egret Screech Owl 87 324 89 Untitled-1 1918 815 1212

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