So you have had a great time at the Sanibel Island beaches with exciting vacation swimming in the ocean. It is now time to go shopping and buy presents for your friends and family before heading home.
The Islander Trading Post? might be your first stop for some unpretentious doodads in Sanibel. This shop offers things such as vintage signs and post cards, as well as other antique items for your home. For those suds lovers in your life, the store offers a variety of beer items. This shop is big and you could easily lose track of time, but there is more island shopping to do!
Cheese Nook Gourmet and Gift Shop is another place to find some unusual gifts for friends and family in your life that may consider themselves "foodies". The discerning palate will enjoy things here such as 5-year old vintage gouda, or the store's best selling item, the double cream specialty brie. Other items available are gift baskets and specialty seasonings such as party dip mixes. There are dill party mixes like the "green flash", as well as others such as Captiva Island sunset, playful dolphin, and even pink flamingo, which is a red onion dip mix.
Some of the best shops to buy t-shirts and beachwear in Sanibel Island, Florida are Paradise Boutique, Aqua Beachware, and Life is Good Synereget store. The Sanibel Sunglass Company offers some of the best brand name sunglasses such as Ray Ban, Oakley, and Costa Del Mar. Who wouldn't love a gift of a pair of frames straight from the islands?
For more "island" feeling gifts you can check out Tiki Jim's. This store carries all sorts of island shirts, as well as "Margaritaville" merchandise, and even "grandma loves me best" clothing for the grandkids. There are also beach tote bags and island-living wall signs. Shot glasses, stuffed animals, key chains and cards can all be found here as well. Before heading back to the Sanibel Island Hotels you may also want to check out the store called Island Style. Here you will find unique art that will remind you of your island vacation. Also available are island themed furniture, jewelry and even pottery items.
There is no end to the Sanibel Island restaurants or Sanibel events, and now you know there is also no end to the island shopping! Bring all your friends and family a little piece of your vacation by way of the perfect island themed gift.
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