Features 8 26 12 RECAPTURE THE MAGIC OF MAKING MEMORIES Choose your own adventure at South Seas with three unforgettable experiences departments 6 GREETINGS SPECIAL OCCASIONS Where something blue is all around 25 Get out and explore the islands on a bicycle Sunny Island Adventures gateway to Southwest Floridas water world 28 Admire Sanibels natural beauty from Tarpon Bay Explorers 30 Offshore Sailing School teaches more than just boating 32 Visit one-time homes of two legendary inventors Edison Ford Winter Estates 14 INVESTMENT 16 SPORTS Game. Set. Match. Find little piece paradise 34 CAMERA READY Capture milestone memories 36 BEAUTY SPA 17 CRUISE Explore Florida by boat Book perfect pampering The Spa Tween Waters 38 ways escape, relax, restore Sanibel Day 18 ENVIRONMENTAL Tips for coexisting nature 19 SHELLING 20 NATURAL WONDERS 39 SHOPPING Treasures sea How many these creatures will you spy during visit 22 PLACES INTEREST 24 WORSHIP EXPLORE childrens clothing, toys, island shops 40 Sealife CongressTM reflects living 42 Shop unique home gift items Suncatchers Dream 44 Coco y Cabana stocks apparel that aims spread joy love 45 Priscillas offers uplifting gifts made women 46 Jerrys Foods makes grocery shopping easy no matter method 48 CUISINE Sip savor Doc Fords Rum Bar Grille 50 EPICURIOUS A guide dining Captiva 60 TO YOUR HEALTH Handy information if ever need doctor 62 EVENTS Top events not miss 64 MAPS ISLANDS 2 IN-ROOM MAGAZINE 2022 SOUTH SEAS ISLAND RESORT TIMBERS COMPANY GENERAL MANAGER Shawn Farrell DIRECTOR SALES MARKETING Verdell Ekberg 5400 Plantation Road Captiva, 33924 239-472-5111 southseas.com General Manager, Resort GROUP PUBLISHER Daniela J. 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For us, profound gratitude extends our staff, who remain beating heart resort continue create idyllic guest through most challenging times. this, I express my personal thanks. On behalf entire want know when youre ready, were here provide safe enjoyable experience. As make plans trip, rest assured have elevated standards hygiene, cleaning, safety even rigorously. It hope choosing next vacation experience filled memories, youll return years come. Well always glad welcome back. eve collectively shifted focus new year, cant help but feel hopeful. While 2021 had its ebbs, flows, challenges, looking forward promising adventures plenty time reconnecting 2022. Were hopeful opportunity reconnect loved ones near far, nature, ourselves--and world. We invite do it right Resort, place recapture magic discovering places reuniting familiar faces. rediscover sense curiosity genuine peace amid 330 acres beauty. has long been regarded as quintessential where happy lifetime created. This begin writing chapter add storied past experiences, expanded services, amenities, accompanied reimagine famed original grandeur. excited cater generations loyal guests well new, distinguished travelers. After uncertainty, everyone deserves bit lightness their lives--and theres better let good times roll. Golf round incomparable setting nine-hole executive course, one Five Short Courses Perfect tennis game. Embark fishing adventure, dolphins leaping Manager Making Memories Recapture Magic hen half glorious miles pristine white sand await backyard, tempted spend getaway sunbathing. But beach days only beginning Island. coastal playground, choices limitless long, sun-soaked days. Start exploring surroundings land sea, share toast family friends private firepit, fill day sunup sundown activities, eats, celebrations Sunset Beach. Here, every moment feels like magic. health staff highest priority Resort. outlets operational ready enjoyment however, some reduced hours limited services. up-to-date information, check stay. app plan resort, offering such activities calendar, trolley schedule, options. Download free App Store Google Play. End fun nightly celebration takes 1 EMBRACE NATURE Its called great outdoors reason. At 330-acre protected wildlife sanctuary, bottlenose dolphins, West Indian manatees, egrets, ibis, Cuban anole lizards neighbors. There enjoy all. beaches world-famous shelling. Grab bucket hit shore gather seashells shapes sizes, fans bonnets rare junonia--if lucky. Kayak tours mangrove forests way get up close nature. Dolphin epic excursions take waters. can foot pathways offer opportunities You might spot osprey tall tree ibis edge road. so around, meander pace in. Families also evening firepit time-honored tradition roasting marshmallows making smores. Firepits available Beach Harbourside. 3 ENJOY ALL THAT SUNSET BEACH HAS OFFER SPEND SMORE TIME TOGETHER Seas, smores beach--one designed especially couples. Youll setup complete firepit. pop bottle Veuve Clicquot Champagne toast. Pair bubbly Godiva chocolate truffles handcrafted over-the-top version smore. Linger until dark sandy stretch, secluded island. When arrive Beach, met friendly member set chair, umbrella, anything else sun. Our iconic now features backdrops amongst turquoise white-sand newly unveiled Village, collection venues destination unto itself. Latitudes Food Shack Attitudes rock tacos tequila vibe. beachside taco hand margarita other cure any problem. If adding activity day, sands, water-sports options stand-up paddleboards WaveRunners more. winds down, doesnt. Live music, flaming firepits, tiki torches signal end day. really taste life Celebration. Everyone ventures down wish seashell, which they then throw into sea. sunsets unmatched. 9 5 Reasons Kids Love kinds 1. Outdoor Activities resorts grab go Older kids kayak mom dad forest. Everybody fish rocks off T-dock ride bicycles together. 2. Sea Classes offered different theme each include crabbing, flipping, traipsing muck. learning about favorite turtles, beautiful 3. Arcade Time ages arcade action resort. packed incredible games challenge entertain including air hockey, basketball, racing games. rainy 4. Family Nature Walks marine educators hands-on ocean discovery walk--choose Guided Bird Walk Discover Shelling Walk--to ecosystems habitats. 5. Pools Slides Spend pool family. swimming pools H2Whoa waterslides. hungry, order lunch poolside. families learn kid-friendly programs amenities Seas. 10 WHERE EAT POINTE Servicing area, Pointe bar deck. poolside chair table balcony overlooking sip signature cocktail. menu fresh salads, ahi tuna bowls, cheeseburgers paradise, grouper mahi sandwiches, sandwiches among favorites. ambience sports soul. SCOOPS SLICES VILLAGE HARBORSIDE BAR GRILLE Overlooking marina, casual restaurant boasts nautical theme. Harborside seasonal, locally sourced, fish-focused delectable steak, pork, pasta, vegetarian options, served indoor outdoor areas. Dinner seafood Gulf Cajun snapper, steaks, Bar, umbrella steps bring everything chicken, beef, vegan jalapeo hibiscus margaritas. transform sunset live music. Step back 1950s-style ice cream shop diner serving milkshakes, sundaes, specialty build-your-own pizzas slices. find chicken tenders, hot dogs, sliders, variety foods menu, beer wine dad. Located outside Pool Complex North Pointe, break DOC FORDS RUM CROOKED SNOOK TIKI Sure rum--served neat, infused cocktail, mojito--to restaurants Caribbean flavors. Yucatan shrimp tacos, lime panko-crusted traditional thatched roof framed slender palm trees deep watery backdrop describe Pointe. Try frozen tropical concoction famous rumfilled coconut. N Stock Fridge obody wants waste precious standing supermarket line playing sunshine. Instead, what delivered too. Stocking kitchen, eating in, entertaining should effortless. website under Dining, Provision Company online form allows browse meats Ben cream. Order foods, fruits vegetables, quality meats, baked goods, Boars Head cheeses full-service deli. nice assortment spirits, Titos vodka, Bacard rum, Jose Cuervo tequila. Wines champagnes selection popular beers list. across street entrance, neighborhood delivers smile. And easier yet, charge room. 14830 Drive, 239-472-7555 11 CAPTIVA PROVISION Preordering groceries, wine, beer, liquor, click, click Using website, meal select food beverages comfort cottage, villa, home--and purchases doorstep. done pre-arrival groceries same do. XXXXXXX XXXXX Forever once-in-a-lifetime one-in-amillion location. Perched tip Island, oasis surrounded sparkling waters, comes naturally memorable. In historic buildings Old charm, perfectly manicured lawns, twinkling lights, beneath swaying palms--our ideal location wedding. With event space, start happily after. My venue Pavilion, sweeping golf-course views sunsets, says Malissa DeMichele, catering sales manager. space flexible, endless design people most. Whether inviting 300 nearest dearest, vendors specialists turn wildest wedding dreams reality, knowledge, support, guidance need. That means once-in-alifetime event. connect professional photographers, custom cake creators, skilled florists, musicians types. From arranging transportation services aboard trolleys hiring lighting Y TOP PHOTO COURTESY OTHER PHOTOS BY MATT STEEVES PHOTOGRAPHY audiovisual experts mood working talented team tables, faces eager first planning walk aisle. WHATS AVAILABLE Indoor featuring 31,000 square feet flexible function Ballroom Ceremony large wedding, Kings Crown Lawn garden setting, smaller Crown, expansive garden-like lawn Mexico Pine Sound Luau, area rehearsal dinner brunch breathtaking Banquet ranging elegant eclectic local prime prepared suit individual tastes On-site Kay Casperson Spa, shopping, daily recreation fishing, sports, Lodging hotel rooms, villas, beachfront condominiums, estate Gulf-front waterfront locations call 800-524-7601 southseas.comweddings. GET BALANCED BEFORE BIG DAY Yali Zawadys introduction yoga was her father, meditation practitioner. wasnt moving United States she became serious ancient discipline. realized shifted, recalls. saw how, practice, could handle stronger. Zawady today owns Ambu Yoga, studio entrance classes levels, both indoors grounds Among offerings classes, yoga, heated yoga. enough accommodate students, mats equipment recycled materials. 239-314-9642 ambuyoga.com. 13 Lifes S outh Properties leads pack business buying selling properties paradise. company delights sharing prospective buyers special beauties full advantage technological assist digital marketing offers. play host wide real canal-front properties, Gulf- bayfront homes, communities Dunes, Gumbo Limbo, Beachview. These interior neighborhoods growing grandkids, homeowners still access easily golf cart. Differentiating between sister easy. seascape breathtaking, Gulfs waves Sounds inky natures activity, frolicking pelicans ospreys diving, matched. Islanders pick beaches. Causeway Park luminous bay Gulf. Lighthouse site lighthouse beacon, built 1884. Turner crash continuously breakwater, Blind Pass Captivas front door. Gulfside City picnicking, Bowmans spots shellers. accessed 25-mile-long shared-use path. fact, cyclists Next stop, Wimbledon lthough sport watch, balmy atmosphere Captiva. Tennis players levels--social competitive, beginner professionalare courts never picked racket, lessons arranged. seven courts, coupled environment hone skills--or simply fun. seeking develop game, on-site Blackwood Academy top-notch instructors. Those partner level work concierge service paired appropriate player. ext. 4151 email infoblackwoodtennis.com. COURSE best o doubt advantages. warm sunny climate, bright skies, trees, occasional long-legged egret fairway watching game much enticing. Golfers nine-hole, par-27 course enjoyable. Designer Chip Powell created scenic courses Mexico. He sure golfers hole, challenges welcomes abilities, test short-game skills. 3327 southseas.com. Pickleball Paradise Play Americas fastest-growing B lackwood pickleball Guests reserve week starting a.m. later. certified pros clinics interested exciting sport. Private available, paddles balls rent. 4151. KATHY MONTGOMERY Come Aboard, Fine ince 1986, Cruises helped residents visitors alike visits boat. Experienced U.S. Coast Guardcertified captains wealth knowledge history, wildlife, weather safe, fun, passengers. destinations Useppa exclusive club visited members club, passenger Cabbage Key, Floridastyle inn serves rumored inspiration Jimmy Buffetts song Cheeseburger Cayo Costa State Park, accessible thought nine six trails Boca Grande, small residential community Gasparilla 100-year-old Inn circa1890 Grande Lodge passengers lodge tour Randell Research Center, archaeological cruises narrated volunteers Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, nonprofit organization dedicated conservation habitats allow spectacular over waters cruises, captivacruises.com. Kathy Montgomery interesting region. SUGARSHACK PRODUCTION Coexisting WATER PRECAUTIONS JELLYFISH number jellyfish harm you. Please leave them untouched. Stings animal result skin welts, rash, itching. Seek medical attention symptoms persist. To reduce pain, pour vinegar affected soak minutes. STINGRAYS stingray species observed year-round. During summer months, vast cownose rays migrate coast Sanibel. Rays usually move way. avoid painful sting, shuffle--shuffle wade shallow vibrations swim away. barbed, immerse very seek soon possible. RED DRIFT ALGAE red drift algae blooms time. normal occurrence ecosystem, timing cannot predicted. Red produces mild odor exacerbate respiratory conditions allergies bronchitis, dangerous humans. Decaying contributes important nutrients provides habitat species, leaders prefer run instead removing beach. sometimes confused tide there difference two. PESKY CREATURES NO-SEE-UMS AND MOSQUITOES aggravating winged pests active sunrise. defense against insect bites cover cool, loose-fitting clothing. Insect repellants contain DEET effective cause irritation. No-see-ums fit screens, keep doors windows shut prevent entering space. Many highly sensitive no-see-um mosquito bites. pharmacist product recommendations itching persists. oats. They tall, perennial grass strong, extensive, underground root system helps erosion. federally protected, law cut it. Easily recognizable, arching spikes oats stiff stems. Motorized vehicles, carts, prohibited dunes trash must removed hand. open fires fireworks allowed beaches, Jet Skis LOGGERHEAD TURTLES Every May October 31 Lights Out Turtles. Why confuse nesting females disorient hatchlings. curtains blinds closed lights night. ensure facing turned dusk. clear remove sandcastles holes. turtle tracks please notify desk report scientists nest loggerheads, leatherbacks, green turtles considered vulnerable threatened Endangered Species Act. assistance keeping greatly appreciated. FLORIDA SUN sun strong Florida. protect yourself sunburn harmful effects UV rays, recommend covering clothing whenever possible, wide-brimmed hats sunglasses. Always use sunscreen least SPF 15, try limit exposure direct sunlight 4 p.m. drink dehydration. ALLIGATORS feed alligators. law. LIVE SHELLS prohibits taking shells. includes urchins, dollars, stars. us conserve resource. According violators subject 500 fine jail offense. MAINTENANCE designated sanctuary Local laws environment. Specifically, ordinance prevents raking cleaning debris seaweed, grasses, dead shellfish, etc. deposits tides enabling birds source. More shallow-water varieties shells found. WHY plateau acts shelf upon gather. Winds, storms, deliver TIMING low tide, lower better. New moons mean lowest, dont charts, moon charts storm, particularly winter best. nastier windier LOOK high-tide shells, broken surf. Shells spotted carefully slowly muddy before ocean. tidal largest getting wet, thing crouch put hands sand. collecting alive, water. Never shell. 7 Junonia Conch shell, coveted junonia measures inches. one, newspapers photo. SHELL DANIELA JAEGER ILLUSTRATIONS DAVE DROTLEFF Banded Tulip Fig shell known kings crown attached roots eats oysters. Lettered Olive Lace Murex Measuring inches named lines encircling thick covered overlapping, blurry brown zigzags. delicate measuring four inches, hard intact. Spiny Jewel gorgeous souvenir, brown, white, black Common American Auger spines found pairs joined. sharp cone smooth ribs distinct siphonal canals. Scoop Stoop Standard Squat Awesome Wildlife RIVER OTTER river otter semiBottlenose River Otter Osprey aquatic mammal short legs webbed feet. tail one-third length body. Because features, excellent swimmer thrives wetland habitats, estuaries. prey crayfish, snakes, crabs, birds, fish. Size Weight pounds January late April artificial platforms, telephone poles, radio towers. 23 3.5 Wingspan 63 5.6 BALD EAGLE bald eagle majestic waterdependent nests water--usually pine tree--from May. eagles north February July. 9.5 80 ROSEATE SPOONBILL roseate BOTTLENOSE DOLPHIN YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT HERON AMERICAN FLAMINGO OSPREY hawk raptor almost entirely Ospreys Roseate Spoonbill flamingo occurs vagrant Bahamas, Indies, Cuba. pink wading bird extremely neck legs. tricolored bill orange-pink, black. yellow-crowned night heron feeds mostly foraging crabs crayfish. Ground-nesting shorebirds benefited herons appetite ghost predator shorebird nestlings. 1.5 Bald Eagle Flamingo ON THIS OPPOSITE PAGE WILLIAM COX per hour generally moves hour. surfaces often breathe jump above normally diver 850 breath 15 average 6.5 450 spoonbill flamboyant remarkable body, orange tail, scarlet shoulders, featherless, greenish head. spoon-shaped sweeps forth invertebrates. 3.3 Green Heron Magnificent Frigatebird White Ibis WHITE IBIS Today abundant freshwater saltwater wetlands, fields, lawns. invertebrates inland because nestlings tolerate high intake salt. water, stand motionless outstretched wings attempt attract shade creates--a technique canopy feeding. ounces EASTERN SCREECH OWL SNOWY EGRET snowy REDDISH reddish color morph. morph common. An bird, watch runs flies salt stabbing directions. pound recognized size, legs, yellow wetlands. providing attracts 41 smallest owl. eastern owl illustrates morphs, gray preys mammals, insects. observe rests foliage hunts dusk dawn. 8.5 MAGNIFICENT FRIGATEBIRD mag- GREEN TRICOLORED birds. forages searching Tricolored perches branches, logs, stumps surface drops leaves, feathers, fish, stabs dagger-like beak. nificent frigatebird flying summer. steals seabirds plucks crustaceans, surface. Occasionally 90 Snowy Egret Screech Owl 21 Great Places A-list reathe embrace Islands. Besides spending pool, choose plethora moving. corners lush, subtropical surprising finds. barrier history inhabitation Calusa Indians pirates Spanish adventurers left buried treasure behind. Large areas state, within J.N. Ding Darling National Refuge. Visitors encouraged stroll paddle mangroves, tennis, dine alfresco restaurants, boutiques art galleries. foot, bicycle, navigate watercraft acquaint islands. Heres partial list visit. Surrounding Bailey House, pioneer merchant Frank Bailey, demonstration gardens plants. stop Native Landscapes Garden Center. Of preserves acres, public, remainder corridor. BAILEY HOMESTEAD PRESERVE finest term stoop describes bending after soaking sun, bobbing endlessly Favorite stretches BEACHES museum mollusks discover importance Browse permanent exhibits Cap tiva plus world, used architecture throughout human history. aquarium gallery spotlights BAILEY-MATTHEWS NATIONAL MUSEUM BICYCLING WALKING nearly pedal Rental rules gallery, concert hall, school, more, ARTS theatrical performances, concerts, visual arts, exhibitions, lectures. workshops offered. Home plants exploding color, butterflies, wildlife. So camera. botanical Public Gardens Association. BOTANICAL GARDENS AT SANIBEL MOORINGS climate lush vegetation hospitality hundreds animals. refuge dense habitat. Some 245 sight migration season. see endangered manatees species. Visitor Education Center extensive DING DARLING WILDLIFE REFUGE quiet read, libraries frequent readings, lectures, exhibits. recently renovated Library children teens display. MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARIES foundation manages swaths resources Homestead Preserve neighboring foundations trails, observation tower, butterfly house, touch tank, souvenir shop. span connects Punta Rassa mainland long. causeway, treated stunning vistas surrounding Picnic areas, restrooms, available. Community Association, gathering since 1927 cultural, educational, social functions. art, shell-crafting bridge held regularly. SANIBEL-CAPTIVA CONSERVATION FOUNDATION CAUSEWAY CHARTER FISHING, DIVES, SNORKELING, ADVENTURES Check guides outfitters. COMMUNITY HOUSE center cares sick, injured, orphaned native migratory patients. hospital complemented modern education veterinary care, research, medicine presentations, exhibits, live-video footage. CLINIC FOR REHABILITATION CROW GREAT CALUSA BLUEWAY clearly marked 190-mile-long canoe trail paddlers Lee Countys tributaries lead inland. Learn eras 1800s early settled Historic buildings, moved restored splendor, furnished authentic vintage furniture, clothes, household items, tools, kitchen utensils. holds events, HISTORICAL Sunday Hall, farmers, chefs, bakers, cheesemakers produce goodies locals buy. FARMERS MARKET Town island, development. 1833, settlers petitioned construction Point Ybel, 1884, present oldest structure lighted San Carlos Bay. shady park, parking. Hop board super-catamaran, high-speed boat, dolphin watching. cruise Refuge, tram, kayak, paddleboard. charters rents recreational equipment, kayaks, paddleboards, Hobie pontoon boats, bicycles, own. Dont fabulous view bay. Options abound. Parasailing birds-eye speed Quieter, relaxing paddleboarding, kayaking, canoeing, boating. outfitters islands, assist. 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Note ends riding main road, narrow shoulder safely cautiously pedal. smart route tackle longer handle, young children. shared use, encounter pedestrians, in-line skaters, skateboards, moms strollers, pets leashes, bicyclists. Be courteous yield others speed. train Tour de France. important, though, bicycling exhilarating. ease, Lighthouse, Way. cafes thoroughfare adds outing. Adult Segway Billys Rentals Baileys, located both. culture, TIPS Apply bug spray Slather reapply needed sunburn. Hydrate heat exhaustion, unable child dog buggy, positioned shade. Wear helmet required under. Ride right, pass left, give audible notice passing. others, stay single file room traveling opposite direction. Use crosswalks possible crossing busy roads. 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