Credit: Sanibel-Captiva Chamber of Commerce

Your stay at Signal Inn is something you and your family will never forget!  Our peaceful island retreat located right on the Gulf of Mexico is the perfect place for you, your family and your pets!  We know many of our guests are spending all those hours on our beautiful shelling beach.  What to do with all those lovely shells that you will find?  We have the perfect solution– the Shell Crafting club of Sanibel Island.

This vibrant and creative group of individuals,composed of both locals and visitors, love sharing their crafty ideas with the public, both with locals and visitors to our island paradise. Located at the historic Sanibel Community House, which has just gone through a major renovation, has been the heart of island activity since 1927.  

Join the group every Monday from 10 a.m. to Noon for a Shell Crafting Class. For just of the materials (glues/shells/wire/etc.) you can participate in their fun activities with our without your children.  They have great tips for creating lovely items that you can take home with you for either yourself or as beautiful handmade gifts for family and friends at home.  Let your imagination go wild with your shelling finds!

If the muse of shell creativity is not with you then stop by the Sanibel Community House on Periwinkle Way from 9am to 1pm to view and purchase the group’s shell craft items. Known as Sanibel’s best kept secret, you will no doubt find some lovely take home gifts for yourself or others.

Click here to find out more information and to reserve your seat at the next Shell Crafting Class!


*Please keep in mind that the Sanibel Shell Crafters do not meet in the first week of March as the Annual Shell Show and Festival takes place that week. Meetings for the rest of March are usually decided upon the Monday prior to the Shell Show.