Palm Island Resort
Travel Blogs from Placida
Today we traveled south to Venice. Great weather in the low 80's and sunny and I was craving a beach, shelling and SUN!!! Water was comfortable. Lots of shells collected. On a side note regarding shells, I had to stop at TJ Max on the way home to get a nice container to put all the shells in. Will include a picture of that later on. Anyway,,,,,,, lots of nice shells as tide was receding. We spent a couple hours on the beach,,,,, ...
Our first Sunday at Siesta Key Beach and we discovered that the tradition of the sun worshippers was still an event here. Every Sunday at sundown, hundreds of people gather to worship the sunset. There are numerous people with drums and bongos, numerous girls "appropriately" dressed dancing, numerous people ...
Arrived in Sarasota around 6 pm tonight. Bryan, Kate and Marilyn were waiting for me. The GPS lady took us the long way but we eventually arrived at our vacation home for the week. After bringing in the luggage we headed down to the beach before it got dark. The beach is just down the street from where we are staying. The sand is so white and smooth! I can't wait to spend tomorrow at the beach. So far the vacation is off to a relaxing ...
... Myers, whose downtown area has had a relatively recent face lift. It's very attractive with lots of nice restaurants and shops.
The anchorage was so nice. Being very close to the Fort Myers marina, we could easily dinghy over to the marina, leave our dinghy and walk to town or ride the bus almost anywhere we needed to go.
We also ran into an old Denver buddy and had some good times ...
... walleye fingers, onion rings, hot/spicy wings, burgers, fried shrimp. It all disappeared over good girl gab and Bob enjoyed our repast, too.
Tuesday, July 24, was a day to celebrate Eda Adeline’s life. At her funeral in Cloquet, the pastor noted her gift for stories and jokes (most of which he could not share with us!) and I remembered her in the same way---very tall, slender, always smiling. ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking