Category Archives: tropical beaches

The Jetty at Ponce Inlet

The jetty at New Smryna Beach / Ponce Inlet, on the east coast of Florida, is one of the few places in the state where you’ll see big rocks. It’s popular for surfers and fishermen and it’s the most likely … Continue reading

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Top Rare Seashell Finds in Florida

The casual seashell collector gathers whatever looks good as they stroll along the shore, but some people are die hard searchers for that all elusive and fairly rare shell.  Here are three to keep in mind if you visit the … Continue reading

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Sea Biscuits On Sanibel Island?

I recently had a reader ask me if the treasure she found along the beaches of Sanibel, Florida was a Sea Biscuit. I have a couple of sea biscuits, which are puffy sand dollars, but I didn’t find my large … Continue reading

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Snorkeling In The Fort Meyers Area

I just began following another beach person on Twitter and they have a nice write up on places to snorkel in the Ft. Meyers, Sanibel and Captiva Island area. I have snorkeled once and loved it.  We had taken a … Continue reading

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Vacation Cottages on Sanibel Island

The last time I visited Sanibel Island we stayed at a very nice place right on the beach.  As I recall, we parked the car underneath the cottage and then walked up to the little deck that looked out on … Continue reading

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