At Weston’s wannaB inn, Commitment to the Environment and Preservation Is a Tradition Florida families have been going to Weston’s Resort for generations. Two years ago, the resort was purchased by Canadian company, Charlesway and renamed, Weston’s wannaB inn. The new owners have taken this diamond in the rough and given it a new life. Families are returning and the fishing is better than ever. Until December 1st, snook season has been opened up again in Florida, and boys and girls who grew up vacationing at the tip of Manasota Key are returning to the vacation spot of their childhoods.
"Weston’s Wanna B Inn is going green and venturing onto the cutting edge of technology by renting small skiffs that are propane-powered to its guests."
The Englewood Sun (April 1, 2013) reports on the new 5 horsepower Lehr outboards that power the resort’s 14-foot and 15-foot rental skiffs.
On a stunning South Florida day, dozens of people were out strolling and biking along the narrow streets of South Manasota Key. A breeze rippled the Gulf to the west; a kayaker slid across the aquamarine strait in Lemon Bay across from the old Weston's Resort.
Englewood Sun staff writer, Steve Reilly, visited the resort last Friday. He has been writing about Englewood for many years, and as you can see in his article, he is reveling at the transformation of Weston's Resort to the new wannaB inn.
Rona Gindin is a well-known media writer who introduces the folks in the Orlando Area to great finds. Food and places are her specialty. She enjoyed the a recent media tour produced by the Charlotte Harbor Visitor & Convention Bureau, and wrote a very engaging article about her stay at the wannaB inn.
Her photos are terrific! Read the article here.