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Offshore and deep-sea sport fishing are another big lure on Sanibel and Captiva, where teal blue waters near the shore feature tarpon, snapper, snook, redfish and Florida pompano, while the ocean beyond is prime grou- per territory. A dozen artificial reefs and wrecks around the barrier islands provide intrigue for scuba divers. Kicking Back Although best known for shelling, Sanibel and Captiva also appeal to visitors for their laid-back lifestyle reminiscent of vintage Florida. Only one two-lane road runs through Sanibel, and it has no stoplights. Dotting the route are small shopping complexes, casual restaurants and mom-and-pop motels and Play time Local ambiance ranges from relaxing al fresco dining to spring training with the Boston Red Sox to colorful shops for exploration. This area has something for everyone and offers a sanctuary from everyday cares. BALLANTYNE SPRING 2017 86 Escape

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