You cannot go wrong with the beauty of Southwest Florida and the allure of more than a week of live music. That’s exactly what’s coming with the 10-day long Island Hopper Songwriter Fest, which promotes itself as bigger and more impressive than ever before.

Island Hopper Songwriter Fest Returns

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If you’re still trying to plan your summer vacation, consider a trip to Sanibel and Captiva. While the cooler months of the year often bring in visitors eager to escape snow and dipping temperatures, the summer season is also a great time to vacation on the islands.

Summer is a Great Time to Vacation on Sanibel and Captiva

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Snuggle up, picnic and catch a sunset at one of the most romantic beaches in Florida: Alison Hagerup Beach Park on Captiva Island. As one of the most popular destinations for Sanibel Island locals and visitors, this beach park is a wide sandy stretch of beach located at the northern tip of Captiva Island off Sanibel-Captiva Road adjacent to the South Seas Island Resort.

Our Favorite Place To Watch The Sunset: Alison Hagerup Beach Park

Ooh la la! The luxury resort of South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island is the perfect Valentine’s Day romantic getaway for couples, according to the latest Florida Travel+Life magazine picks for “22 Romantic Resorts in Florida.” It also landed at #1 on USA Today’s “10 Best Florida Romantic Hotels.”

South Seas Named One of Most Romantic Resorts in Florida

For all residents and visitors who enjoy the natural beauty of coastal habitats and aquatic resources on Sanibel and Captiva and in the surrounding watershed have the nonprofit Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) to thank. Dedicated to the conservation of these coastal habitats and resources, SCCF is responsible for the care of more than 1,300 acres of land on the islands.

Discover Nature at the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation