Cape Coral and Southwest Florida Feature Stories

Ocean's Reach - Sanibel Vacation Dreams Come True

Oceans Reach Sanibel - Eric Taubert

Nestled away on a secluded stretch of Sanibel Island shoreline, Oceans Reach Resort is the perfect destination for anyone looking to slow down and unwind in a soothing tropical setting.

Coastal breezes and warm sunshine animate an eclectic variety of colorful, lush and wispy plants strategically scattered across the meticulously landscaped property. The delicate natural splendor in full bloom at Ocean’s Reach serves as the perfect backdrop for Florida vacation dreams come true.

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Wander across their eight acres of paradise serenaded by the soft sounds of rustling palm fronds and the spirit lifting songs of shorebirds -- as water, sky, lush growth and wildlife surround you on all sides.

The individuals on the guest services team at Ocean’s Reach are among the most accommodating I’ve ever encountered.

And it feels great to stay at the resort that pioneered the green lodging movement on Sanibel Island.

Each of the 64 individually decorated condominiums at Oceans Reach are comfortably appointed and blessed with vantage point views of the Gulf of Mexico...and, I assure you, you’ve never truly relaxed until you’ve lost track of time at a Gulf front pool with panoramic views of the beach.

When you’re at Ocean’s Reach, you’re not near the’re on the beach, never more than 19 steps away from their 429 feet of pristine coastline magnificence. It’s always visible, always inviting you to experience and appreciate it.

Before you know it, the Island Time schedule takes hold, you stroll the shore, admiring shells and abandoned sandcastles, spending time alone, or with loved ones, leaving footprints in the sand and getting lost in the furious play of sunlight across the water. Cotton ball clouds dot the sky, birds congregate and forage, and dolphins play in the gentle surf. The rest of the world just melts away.

-- video, photography and writing by Eric Taubert

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