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Sanibel Island Earns National Accolades as Best Beach Town

The editors of Southern Living Magazine have chosen Sanibel Island as best beach town of 2021. Sanibel graces the cover of its April edition because of its “natural wonders” and because it “kept the heart of the South beating during some of the toughest times of 2020 and 2021,” according to the magazine. The recent accolade was noted within the magazine’s double issue, which also includes Cabbage Key as one of the best places to stay in 2021. The magazine hits newsstands on March 19 and is currently available at southernliving.com. “We are elated that Sanibel Island has been recognized and will grace the cover of this month’s Southern Living,” said Lee County Commissioner Brian Hamman, chair of the Tourist Development Council. “They got it right - Sanibel Island is a special place with natural wonders and hidden treasures. It has everything a beach town should ...

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