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Today, Sep 21, 2017

Casa Ybel Resort is the perfect waterfront destination for vacations and special events; but don't take our word for it. Learn more through our media buzz, from web and industry blogs to traditional press releases and news coverage.

Casa Ybel Wins WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards for 2014 - January 14, 2014

WeddingWire is the nation's leading technology company serving the $100+ billion wedding, corporate, and social events industry. Launched in 2007, WeddingWire is the largest and most trusted online marketplace connecting merchants with engaged couples and party planners.

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"Sanibel" music video launched at Casa Ybel News Conference

The News-Press Business Notebook - January 10, 2014

"Thirty-three years after Denny Sarokin wrote 'Sanibel,' and nearly 15 years since Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young recorded it, Sarokin is making his first trip here."

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Casa Ybel Resort Selected for The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame

The Knot - December 9, 2013

"Comprised of winners of the annual Best of Weddings, a by-brides-for-brides guide to the top wedding vendors in 80-plus cities across the U.S., the Hall of Fame inducts wedding vendors who have won four or more Best of Weddings awards. This honorable list of 331 inductees includes less than 2 percent of wedding professionals.

Included in this list is Casa Ybel Resort, one of a select few in Florida and only one for Sanibel Island."

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Lubner Group Completes Thistle Lodge Veranda at Casa Ybel Resort

Inside the Gate - June 5, 2013

"Lubner Group (, the hospitality division of Clive Daniel Home,, the Naples, Florida fine furnishings retailer, has recently completed a 'makeover' of the Thistle Lodge flagstone veranda at the iconic Casa Ybel Resort CasaYbelResort on Sanibel Island, Florida.

Commented resort manager, Frolian 'J.R.' Ramirez, Jr., 'We asked Lubner Group to revitalize the space with an updated and relaxing look that would be appealing for social gatherings. They did such a great job that the outside deck has now become a popular gathering spot for resort guests, with many taking photos of the area. They are delighted with the transformation of the area since it provides an intimate, and cozy atmosphere ideal for private and group gatherings.'"

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The Diva Diaries: Making the time for enjoying Sanibel

by Stephanie Davis Florida Weekly - Arts & Entertainment News – May 8, 2013

"We had fresh oysters at Doc Ford's and sipped margaritas (it was Cinco De Mayo, after all) by the pool at Casa Ybel while local legend Danny Morgan sang and strummed his guitar while a few festive revelers danced in their bathing suits."

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Lubner Group Completes Casa Ybel Resort Reception Area

Inside the Gate - March 6, 2013

"The Lubner Group, the hospitality division of Clive Daniel Home, (, the Naples, Florida premier home furnishings retailer, has recently completed the total renovation of the front desk and reception area of the iconic Casa Ybel Resort on Sanibel Island, Florida….

According to Nancy Woodhouse, IDS, of Lubner Group and interior designer for the project, 'In crafting the new front desk, we added a multi-level feature in the elevation to break up the previous 'wall' effect between the staff and guests, resulting in more intimate and personal interactions. Grass cloth inserts added texture to the warm white cabinetry and the highest-grade natural granite was secured for the counter top from a bedrock in Brazil with a unique pattern reflecting our coastal waters.'"

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Holiday crowds arrive in Southwest Florida

The News Press – May 25, 2012

"The Naples, Marco Island & Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau is counting on people to stay closer to home, targeting residents of Miami-Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Orlando and Tampa-St."

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Casa Ybel Resort Awarded The Knot Best of Weddings 2012

Casa Ybel Press Release - February 23, 2012

"The Knot is the leading wedding resource providing products and services to couples planning their weddings and future lives together.

Our Web site, at is the most trafficked wedding destination online and offers comprehensive content, extensive wedding-related shopping, an online wedding gift registry and an active community. The Knot is the premier wedding content provider on MSN.

We publish The Knot Magazine, a national wedding fashion magazine, and, through our subsidiary Weddingpages, Inc., publish regional wedding magazines in dozens of markets in the U.S."

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