Palm Island Resort
Travel Blogs from Placida
9:25pm We have been driving around Punta Gotda to scope out the customers house for tomorrow. Then we hit a Wendy's. Just got back to the truck. Staying at a Pilot truck stop tonight. I added new, better pics to "late night surgery". Go check them out. You can see right inside JPs finger! ...
11:30ish - 2:15pm We got to Venice. JP is unloading stuff here in this rather glitzy neighborhood. The guy here let me come inside the house to sit where it's cool. Poor JP is out there roasting and sweating. It is very, very humid. This job was supposed to take a half ...
... playground !
Now that we have seen all the beaches on Manasota Key, thanks to Linda, we had the chance to explore Palm Island a bit.
A six minute car ferry across the Intracoastal Waterway separates Palm Island from Florida’s mainland. This distance can be measured by yards, but it feels as if you travel a greater distance towards a relaxed state of mind! The beach (at 11 a.m. on a beautiful day) ...
... morning and only 1 week after the Cross country event the family competed in last Sunday, Todd was ready for another run. A 5 km ‘Lung Cancer research’ event. So we were up and away to watch the start at 8am - the large USA flag flying from a fire truck boom, a lovely unaccompanied voice sang American National anthem - and they were off, with the competitors commencing by running under the huge fluttering flag. Todd was well placed - came past us in the ...
... a local Publix, but I suppose this is to be expected when even the most modest two bedroom homes on the island probably cost over a million dollars. The market is situated in a small shopping plaza full of ecclectic island boutiques(much like the rest of Sanibel and Captiva) and beachwear shops.
The place I had chosen for us to stay was the Captiva Island Inn, located quite literally off the beaten path in the actual town section ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center