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beautiful spot! I guess that's why it's so busy all the time. If you get there early---very early... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2019
Bristol, Connecticut
Great shelling!

What a walk! Hardly any place better! Pretty much just me and my lover momma. And shells. Lots... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2019
Oviedo, Florida
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Reviewed April 24, 2019

beautiful spot! I guess that's why it's so busy all the time. If you get there early---very early you might get a parking spot. Feeling lucky??? Maybe someone will leave. VERY little parking at this hot spot

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 27, 2019

What a walk! Hardly any place better! Pretty much just me and my lover momma. And shells. Lots and lots of shells. Did it rain while you were there? Go directly to the beach then. Fresh shells will have washed ashore.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

Perfect place to go in the afternoon waiting for the marvelous sunset. Sometimes it is a little crowded, depends on the time of the year

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Arnaldo922
Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

I am an avid shell collector. I can not begin to describe the amount of beautiful sea shells I found on this beach! It was the best shelling I have ever experienced. My husband had a great time fishing on this beach while I searched...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank orrn1
Reviewed November 18, 2018

We really enjoyed the shelling here and after all the red tide reports were pleased to find it had gone and the wildlife had returned to the area...Captiva is one of my favourite places to visit and if you havent been go..it truly is paradise...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank judith G
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Definitely my place to solar charge and salt cleanse! Great trail from the mundane world to your own private beach. I always get the song "Cool Change" in my head...the albatross and the whales, they are my brothers. Hike early if you're with your fuzzy...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Treelichen
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Two relatively small parking lots on either side of the bridge, fill up early. The north side has bathrooms - a short walk from the southside across the bridge. The downside here is that you pay by the meter for up to 3 hours. Upon...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ribyt
Reviewed September 15, 2018

My family and I are visiting from GA while the hurricane hits, but we were concerned about the Red Tide we'd heard about. When we got to this beach, it was fortunately very clear and we all had a good time. If it had been...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nicole S
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Another beautiful sandy beach along the Gulf coast. Lots of shells most of the time from the incoming tides. Great place to relax and get some sun, or to take a walk. Small parking lot, with an hourly charge for spots - get there early...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

We had a great time snorkeling here, with plenty of fish - snook, sheepshead, bait fish, etc - and even manatees!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Heidi M
March 2, 2015|
Response from CapBeachVilla |
Not time of day, but time of tide. Many prefer low tide.