Category Archives: Sanibel Island Info

Sanibel VIP Realty Group announced its Top Producers for August 2022

For more information, call 239- 472-5187 or go to VIP Realty Group is at 1560 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Read More »

Sanibel Fall Island Fun!

Happy Fall, Y’all! September? No, it can’t be! If the earlier sunsets aren’t a clue that Fall has arrived, then the stacks of chocolate pumpkin-shaped candy, pumpkin lattes, pumpkin pies, and pumpkin candles in all the stores are a strong give-away. I have even been invited to a scuba diving event where I can carve my pumpkin underwater! So, it... Read More »

The Best of Sanibel & Captiva 2022 Winner!

Thank you for voting VIP Realty Group Best of Sanibel & Captiva Real Estate Company. 1560 Periwinkle Way * 2000 Periwinkle Way * 4970 Captiva Road 239-472-5187 * 800-553-7338 Read More »

Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation’s Coastal Clean-up Saturday, September 17th

Four Ways to Lose a TON! Americans generate roughly ONE TON of garbage per person each year! That does not mean that each person, individually creates that much garbage. But it’s the number that the Environmental Protection Agency has calculated as an average. We are fortunate to live in Lee County, where, over the past 22 years, one of the... Read More »

G’Day, Mate! Introducing VIP PET: Rutland Manor Cobberdog, Ruby!

The next time you are in Sydney (think Breaker Dundee Sydney, not Hillsborough County, Florida, Sydney), drive 280-miles west, over the Blue Mountains. Take a right when you reach Bogolong Springs. Then, and only then, will you find 65 acres of “heaven on earth for dogs”, Rutlands Manor, home of the Rutlands Australian Cobberdog. Leave it to Karen Bell, VIP... Read More »

Attention All Euripides Fans!

JAYNE Lumley is a very successful realtor at VIP!  I want to bring this to your attention immediately because you may be confusing  her with Baroness JANE Lumley, the first person to translate the Greek tragedies, written by Euripides, into English.  All right then.  Now that we have that cleared up, and I know there are a host of Euripides... Read More »

VIP PETS: From the City of Brotherly Love, Meet Nugget and Kernel

“Where are you from?” That is a common question that starts many conversations on Sanibel and Captiva. And it applies to people AND their pets. Meet Nugget and Kernel, half-brothers, who were born on a working vegetable farm in southern Pennsylvania. They flew in from Philly with their favorite human, their mom, VIP Realtor Amy Wainwright. Can you guess which... Read More »

VIP Pets: Shelly the Whoodle

Just when I thought I had heard it all, I heard the word “Whoodle”! And now I want one! A Whoodle is a mix of a soft-coated Wheaten Terrier and a Poodle. This breed was only developed about 20 years ago and has gained a significant following since then. And it’s no wonder why! Just ask Teresa Baker, VIP Realtor,... Read More »

Describe Your Perfect Morning

Think about it for a minute. What do you love to do?  If you answered walking on the beach, enjoying the sound of the waves, wiggling your toes in the sand, then I’m with you!  And I had just that morning yesterday. I started my day at Beach Access #5. There were only two other people taking their morning constitutional... Read More »

Boost Your Mood! Lower Your Blood Pressure!

Play Pickleball! From Bainbridge Island  to Sanibel Island, more and more people are taking up this relatively new sport!  In 1965, several families from Bainbridge Island, Washington, using the equipment they had on hand,  created this game to entertain their children.  This sport is an amalgamation of badminton courts, tennis nets, table tennis paddles and a whiffle ball.  Theories conflict... Read More »