Famous for its stunning shelling beaches, Sanibel Island is one of Florida’s top vacation destinations. Fishing, boating, tennis and biking are just a few of the activities to be enjoyed when not relaxing on Sanibel’s white sandy beaches. Visitors also flock to the renowned J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge and Bird Sanctuary, as well as the scenic Point Ybel Lighthouse, which was built in 1884. A variety of dining, shopping and theater productions cater to visitors of all ages.