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Captiva Beach

Address: 14790 Captiva Drive, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Darien, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Loved the powdery sand, turquoise blue water, chaises and towels provided by the resort! You can start out walking the beach and go all the way around the tip of the island, takes about 45 min.

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Brooklin, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Went for miles and miles. Walking however you might want to get some water shoes as the beach is covered with tiny sea shells that can be very sharp. All in all great for a nice morning or mid evening walk.

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Brick, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Clean, spacious beach perfect for shelling. Water temp was warm (Nov) and no crowds. People are friendly. Just a great beach.

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Chicago, Illinois
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155 reviews 155 reviews
38 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

REALLY EARLY will get you a parking place, which are very limited and there are not other options for parking in that part of the island. The beach is beautiful with many water sports opportunities, not to mention great shelling. Bonus is that Mucky Duck is right there for a beverage and snack when you need a beach break.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

To be fair, we stay at a rental property right on the beach so we have never had problems with getting to the beach. If you were driving,... Not sure where you would park. Nice shelling, doesn't seem to be as good after the beach was restored in 2013 though. Nice and quiet. Relaxing. Great sunsets.

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CINCINNATI
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65 reviews 65 reviews
15 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This is one of the best beaches in the area. Clean, quite, shells sunsets, whatever you think of, except thunder waves, it is very calm. Parking is slim when it gets busy, just a lovely place to visit. You must see it, if you love beaches!

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Marietta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The beaches and the facilities are truly enjoyable. Always had a drink and snack. Because of the layout of facilities, we always felt secure.

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Monticello, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Whether for the wedding...or for swimming...or for watching the beautiful sunsets-this beach was beautiful! Not at all crowded at this time of year. Miles of sand & beautiful warm, calm waters. What more could a family ask for ;)

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Bellingham, Massachusetts
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78 reviews 78 reviews
20 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

It's a pretty little beach, but there is hardly any parking at all. You're better off parking somewhere else and walking, but that being said, businesses may tow. I didn't spend much time here at all.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Calm water, beautiful beach, sunsets are amazing. Beach attendants were helpful when getting chairs and umbrellas.

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