As an alternative of a White Christmas, Attempt a Inexperienced Christmas on Sanibel!

Regardless of the attract of the legendary White Christmas, Sanibel provides a splendidly inexperienced and peaceable “fifth season” for many who select to spend their vacation on the island. It is a protected, entertaining and satisfying trip vacation spot for everybody within the household.

We name it the fifth season as it’s like no different. The month of December is stuffed with presents and surprises from these residing and dealing on Sanibel Island. Kicked off with a Luminaria Pageant in early December the place lovely luminaria line Periwinkle and the encircling streets, the Pageant payments itself as a present to the neighborhood.

Through the Pageant, residents and guests are in a position to journey by foot, automobile or bicycle by means of greater than three miles of lighted luminaries to go to shops, outlets and eating places all superbly embellished of their finest vacation finery. The “attendees” of the Pageant are additionally in a position to get pleasure from refreshments and reside music. And all of the outlets are open for enterprise. What a beautiful method to do your vacation purchasing! The festivities begin at nightfall and finish roughly 9:30pm.

Our first Christmas within the tropics took a couple of minutes of getting used to, however as soon as adjusted to the local weather, we rapidly turned enamored with Palm Bushes changing Evergreens for vacation adornment.  And there may be nothing like an extended stroll or luxurious swim after a heavy vacation meal to assist digest!

Keep tuned for extra data on the fifth and finest season on Sanibel.

In case you have not but deliberate on your Christmas week on Sanibel Island, you’ll find a number of convincing causes for doing so posted right here.