Fort Myers-area resorts put up Hurricane Ian updates on social media: Journey Weekly

With southwest Florida reeling from Hurricane Ian’s destruction, resorts and resorts throughout Fort Myers, Sanibel and Captiva took to social media to offer restricted updates.

The scenario on the Sanibel and Captiva islands seems notably dire. In response to experiences, the Sanibel Causeway, which connects each islands to the Florida mainland, has partially collapsed.

In a Fb put up, the Sanibel Moorings Resort acknowledged that the scope of injury on Sanibel Island remained unknown. 

“It could be a number of days till we’re in a position to safely return to Sanibel to entry the scenario and open the workplace,” the property mentioned. “Primarily based on what we’re listening to and seeing, we don’t imagine we will likely be open for enterprise till subsequent week, on the very earliest.

Sanibel Moorings added that it might be reaching out to particular person friends with reservations within the rapid future.
Captiva’s South Seas Island Resort confirmed the causeway collapse on Fb, whereas including that it anticipated injury to the property to be “important.” 

“With no entry to the island, we’re unable to evaluate the situation of the resort and anticipate it is going to be a number of days earlier than we have now extra data,” mentioned South Seas Island Resort. “We all know it is going to be a while earlier than we will welcome friends again to South Seas, and we will likely be in contact with friends with reservations within the days forward.”

In the meantime, on its Fb web page the Margaritaville Resort Fort Myers Seaside, which is presently beneath building, known as the storm’s aftermath a “disaster of biblical proportions.”

The Margaritaville, nevertheless, added that it was “undeterred” and deliberate to “do the whole lot we will to assist [Fort Myers Beach] rebuild.”

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