Sanibel Island Relaxation is Happening NowCleanup crews for the islands and Southwest Florida have done a masterful job with recovery efforts. Sanibel Island visitors and residents alike are informed with the area’s cleanup effort updates online daily. In addition, updates that prove the area is open for beachgoers and island relaxation immediately include:
- The beaches are clean and are as beautiful as ever. Beach accesses are open for your use.
- Vegetative debris cleanup is in full swing as crews work seven days a week.
- Power is restored to 99.9 percent of the area.
- Popular island restaurants and amenities have power and are open for business.
Royal Shell Properties are AvailableSanibel Island's beachfront vacation property and others with waterfront access were spared major damage in the wake of Hurricane Irma. These properties are available now for your next vacation getaway. A last-minute shift of the storm to the east spared Sanibel and Captiva from major damage. Our more than 500 vacation rental properties on both islands are up and running and 100 percent operational. Even better? Many of the vacation rental properties on the island managed by Royal Shell are equipped with hurricane-impact windows; coupled with walls designed to meet the latest building codes to withstand hurricanes. “Our beaches had little damage…the sun is out now and we’re back to the business of delivering to our owners and guests the treatment they expect and deserve,” said Royal Shell Vacations President and Managing Broker Michael Polly. “We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers.” As a result, Royal Shell’s fleet of 50 vehicles filled with maintenance and housekeeping staff worked to assist renters and repair air conditioners and WiFi to keep all of our properties working to exceed your expectations. Thus the same staff members are ready to serve your individual needs the second you cross the threshold of your island home away from home.
Enjoy Island Hopper Songwriter Fest
What better way to celebrate the endurance of Sanibel Island and Southwest Florida than by attending the 2017 Island Hopper Songwriter Fest. The event will go on as scheduled Friday, Sept. 22 through Oct. 1 on the beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel Island. Consequently, nothing stops the music or this type of festival. The festival meanwhile features 85 nationally acclaimed singer-songwriters. Come enjoy 159 performances in 24 unique intimate venues. Review schedules and ticketed events to map out your festival schedule.