Sanibel Candle Company
Flood damage across the entire Island
Sanibel Causeway
The Lifeline To The Island
Sanibel Island Lighthouse
First Lit on August 20, 1884
A Barrier Island Sanctuary

On visitors can find a large assortment “Everything Sanibel” and assorted island merchandise to purchase. Keep those Sanibel memories alive by selecting some one of a kind gifts for yourself or others!

Please enjoy shopping as you support these Sanibel Island companies and our soon to be beautiful again Sanibel and Captiva Islands. The net proceeds from sales will be donated to Island Recovery efforts.

Sand Castle Gifts & Gourmet

Sand Castle Gifts & Gourmet (formerly The Cheese Nook) would have celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2023. We at “The Castle” are determined to welcome our loyal customers again along with new visitors to the island when rebuilding is complete.

Sanibel Candle Company

In January 2022, Tom and Pam Stumph bought Sand Castle Gifts & Gourmet The enthusiastic couple along with their staff embarked on a renovation at the 2,000 square feet store that would include a candle bar. Sanibel Candle Company would be the first of its kind in SW Florida where customers choose from over 60 scents to blend a fragrance specifically theirs. That fragrance would then be used to create candles, room mists, body products, etc.

UNTIL then

we turn our attention to creating an e-commerce store where people who love Sanibel & Captiva can go to buy island merchandise. Net proceeds will be donated to the island recovery efforts, Much of the initial e-commerce merchandise has been generously donated by our vendors to support Sand Castle Gifts & Gourmet and the Sanibel/Captiva recovery.

Pam & Tom Stumph

The Stumph’s hold a special place in their hearts for Sanibel Island. They intend to work harder than ever to help Sanibel and Captiva make a full recovery.


The Stumph’s publishing company has published Americascuisine Sanibel/Captiva, the quintessential dining guide entertainment guide since 2015. The website and mobile app feature the area’s most exceptional restaurants with up-to-date openings and hours as they return to business after Hurricane Ian.

Photo Taken On Sanibel Island

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