Sanibel Island is located in Southwest Florida and is accessible by a causeway and bridge from Ft. Myers, Florida. It is well known as a quiet and pretty island with great beaches to collect shells, swim in the warm Gulf waters and soak up the sun. You can ususally see dolphins swimming in the Gulf or in Pine Island Sound as you drive onto the island. I took a kayak trip on the bay side of the Island once and had two dolphins come up and swim beside me. Other attractions on the island are golf courses, excellent restaurants and the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge Preserve. More information about Sanibel and nearby Captiva Island is found on the Sanibel-Captiva Islands website.
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