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Captiva Pass

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North Captiva Island, Captiva Island, FL
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Beautiful and natural

Is one of my favorite places to take visitors, as well and a place I love to go myself. The beach... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2016
William S
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Fort Myers, Florida
Have a depth gauge

Like Redfish Pass, this waterway is deeper on the estuary (east) side, with the west (Gulf) side... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2016
Tom S
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Lewistown, Montana
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“low tide” (5 reviews)
“great beach” (5 reviews)
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North Captiva Island, Captiva Island, FL

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Reviewed June 5, 2016

Is one of my favorite places to take visitors, as well and a place I love to go myself. The beach extends for quite a long way, the water has enough action to bring in shells but not beat you up like on the East...More

Thank William S
Reviewed March 4, 2016

Like Redfish Pass, this waterway is deeper on the estuary (east) side, with the west (Gulf) side having several sand bars. Know your depths, have a gauge, or at least a navigational chart before venturing in this area with any speed. Boats near land were...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed March 1, 2016

Spent wonderful hours going thru shells the ocean just kept bringing in!!!! MANY still "occupied", and I threw them back, but very lucky temps were good- the waves that brought them in drenched me, too!!

Thank Linda M
Reviewed January 27, 2016

Especially around low tide or negative low tide, will be able to see shells, shells and the beach is great to walk around.

Thank Mflowers81
Reviewed January 19, 2016

It is extremely famous in this region of Florida. You will find the sandbars, a bunch of them, many beautiful seashells get flung in this area, and it is oh, so relaxing. A must see.

Thank estherp618
Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

Great beach we would definitely be going back again!!!!! We found some amazing shells and it is super private. I would love to go back right now!

Thank Dremnstar
Reviewed November 3, 2015

great fishing, amazing sea shells, cool wildlife and exploring places, very friendly people and paths to access the ocean pass

Thank 155liv
Reviewed October 31, 2015

Lovely beach to stroll and seek out shells, we unfortunately arrived to late in the tide chart and did not find as many as we had hoped to find. Best time to shell is low tide. Pay for parking by the hour.

Thank Ellesor826
Reviewed October 5, 2015

It's an ok beach - on the positive side of things there are a huge number of beautiful shells which are great for collecting and nice atmosphere , other people on the beach are respectful and peaceful. However the sand is rough and course (?...More

Thank Bex753
Reviewed August 29, 2015

This is a beautiful place to visit. Shelling is great. The other tourists (Christmas, 2015) were family oriented, as we were. Peaceful, calm, rejuvenating!

Thank travelforfun83
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Heidi M
When is the best time of day for shelling? Thanks
March 2, 2015|
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Response from CapBeachVilla |
Not time of day, but time of tide. Many prefer low tide.
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latibia
Las playas son divertidas paravor con niños?/el agua es turbia o celeste me voy en el.mes de julio
March 19, 2016|
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