Family reunions provide a great opportunity for family members to catch up and grow closer to one another, especially when they don’t live near one another. Voted Best Inn on Sanibel and Captiva islands for two years in a row, at West Wind Island Resort, you can spend quality time with your loved ones, while experiencing the beauty of TRUE Sanibel Island. Here are five reasons why you should make us the destination for your next family reunion:

Location, location, location

You’re in sunny Southwest Florida, on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico shores, what more could you ask for? Grab your Frisbee, shovels and sand buckets and hit the beach for a day by the water. Whether you play a game of pick-up football, or peruse the beach for unique shells to add to your collection, there is no better way to spend your vacation! Easily accessible from an international airport, our property is nestled right on the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. With a pool and two restaurants conveniently located on-site, everything you need only steps away from your room. Also, West Wind Island Resort is only a short distance from all the local activities, so if your family wishes to explore the island, you can easily rent a bike from Billy’s Bike Shop from our front desk staff and start your journey!

Endless fun for all ages and interests

On Sanibel Island, there are countless activities available for family members young and old. Whether you wish to check out the local hotspots for dining and entertainment, or the natural habitat of Sanibel Island, there is plenty of fun in store for all ages. Relax by the pool, walk the beach or enjoy a casual game of cornhole, shuffleboard or croquet on the hotel property. Need more ideas? Check out our latest blog on family-friendly activities to enjoy on Sanibel Island for a list of great activities to enjoy.

Everyone is together in one place

The best part about a family reunion is that all of your loved ones are together and at West Wind Island Resort, there are tons of ways to spend this precious quality time. A popular destination for private functions and events, our versatile property is ideal for family gatherings, with options available to lounge or explore throughout the day, and access to private venues for special events. Our selection of gulf-front guestrooms can be connected to adjoining guestrooms and provide fully equipped kitchenettes that offer the space and amenities your family needs to be together in one place. Choose from one king-size or two double beds, or request a roll-away bed to be added to your room to ensure that your accommodations are the perfect fit.

Local cuisine

If there is one activity families tend to agree on, it’s enjoying delicious food. On-site dining options await at the Normandie Seaside Café, where you can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week. With additional dining options available offsite only a short distance away, there are countless ways to indulge on island cuisine! Don’t forget to visit The Upper Deck Pool Bar  for fabulous drinks and delicious lunch options, and enjoy Happy Hour on Fridays, featuring freshly-grilled appetizers, live music and discounted cocktails from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Catering options are also available to make your family gathering special, maybe even enjoy a delicious brunch, or dinner under the stars, breathing the island air.



Sensible prices

There’s no better way to enjoy Sanibel Island with your entire family than at West Wind Island Resort, and we would love to have you spend your reunion with us. It’s time to make long-lasting memories with your loved ones, while taking advantage of the economical prices that accompany our all-inclusive resort experience. We offer discounted room rates for special events, meetings and family reunions, so that your special event stays within your budget. Be sure to check out our website for the latest room specials, and call us today for more information on group discounts.

In addition to all of the benefits of holding your family reunion on Sanibel Island, planning a trip for you and your extended family has never been easier with West Wind Island Resort’s on-site event coordinator. We have all the resources available for your event, so you can benefit from stress-free planning and enjoy great times with beloved family members on TRUE Sanibel. Check out our events services, give us a call at 239-472-1541 or stop by for a visit to tour the property and take the first step to your picture-perfect family reunion!