Island Visitor

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Siesta Sand May 2024 Island Visitor May 2024 Landings Eagle May 2024

Eagle Extra - December 2023

Del Tura Tower May 2024 Tara Woods Columns May 2024




Siesta Sand:

A monthly paper mailed via 11 postal routes on Siesta Key, Bay Island and 5 postal routes along the coastline on the mainland from the North Bridge off Siesta Key (Bay Road) to Bispham Road.  Siesta Sand was introduced in January 2012. This publication complements Siesta Key’s Island Visitor with news, events and highlights of businesses in Sarasota. Siesta Sand has become THE island newspaper covering all the news of Siesta Key. With a two tier distribution method, our unique approach ensures maximum coverage in this condensed area.  In addition to  mailing Siesta Sand our papers are racked in condos and high traffic areas with over 200 drop points throughout the island  and coastal mainland  for pickup by the locals and many visitors. Monthly distribution averages 14,000 papers.  To share articles on Facebook, please visit our website:  

Siesta Key’s Island Visitor:

A publication  that targets tourists and visitors coming to the island. This publication includes maps of the island, the Village businesses and Crescent Beach shops and nests inside Siesta Sand. This publication has been Siesta Key’s #1 tourist publication since 1989, and has the support of more island businesses than any other publication around.

The Landings Eagle:

Monthly paper covering news in this desirable gated community located between the bridges off Siesta Key. It is mailed to residents in the Landings, Phillippi Landing and part of Oyster Bay.  The publication has been serving the Landings for over 25 years.Total papers mailed averages 1,053 in season and approximately 850 mailed papers off-season.


The Tower:

Monthly publication for  the Del Tura gated community located in North Fort Myers.  This is a dynamic senior community that takes pride in and actively participates in contributing community news and content each month.  This publication has been serving Del Tura for over 25 years.  Distribution to HOA members averages  1,100 papers.  (

The Columns:

Monthly publication for the Tara Woods community located approximately 1/2 mile northeast of Del Tura in North Fort Myers.  It is also a gated premier age-qualified community that offers affordable, resort-style living.  Distribution to HOA members is 650 papers. 

About Us:

Island Visitor Publishing is a division of 27th State Media, LL.. We specialize in niche publications. We understand what is needed to market your business successfully and work closely with committee members/ editors of community papers to ensure the information contained in their product is hyper-local with an emphasis on community news.

Siesta Village Map Boxes:

There are six (6) map boxes strategically placed throughout Siesta Key Village which lists every business located in the Village.  We maintain the maps by updating them every four months and offer advertising space which provides great visibility for area businesses and is a valuable resource for visitors.