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Great beach to relax

Captiva beach is a beautiful relaxing place. It is a great beach for finding shells. There are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bonnie W
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Muncie, Indiana
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Awesome sunset.

Some of the best sunsets on the gulf coast. We never have been disappointed in the sunsets here... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sal D
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14790 Captiva Drive, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Captiva beach is a beautiful relaxing place. It is a great beach for finding shells. There are shells everywhere on the beach. Great place for watching dolphins and manatee. We saw one dolphin put on a show doing flips. We plan on going back next...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bonnie W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Some of the best sunsets on the gulf coast. We never have been disappointed in the sunsets here. The water was great for swimming, the water temperature was comfortable.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sal D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful, quiet beach. Nice ride to beach, slow winding road with beautiful homes & views.Hard to find parking... $ 20.00 for day pass. Expensive. Beach has nice sand, picnic tables & few benches. Only portable potty’s. Some shells not as good as Bowman beach.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cleanest, quietest beach we've ever been to! Beautiful sunsets! Great for families. Everyone seems to respect each other, the area, and the beach. Love that on the islands they use only paper straws.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DINI1968
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful beach to spend a day in the sun or looking for sea shells. Lots of beautiful scenery and the water is peaceful and look out for dolphins 🐬 We saw many the day we were there!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PhylissB1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach at Captiva is beautiful. Even at the height of spring break, it was not crowded (this is not a college student beach). The views or spectacular. There are boat and kayak rental places along the beach, though there is no place to rent...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TheaterLovers
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy finding shells on this beach. Its less packed and the views are great. Its perfect to visit during the winter, no crowds and the water is beautiful.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nooch21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've visited Captiva twice and I absolutely love the beach! The sand is soft - the sea shells plentiful (although I think you need to get up early to get the fancier and bigger ones! There are lots of birds to watch and dolphins too...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank pradfordhenderson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove out to the end and found this place. I hate that they change for parking but not surprised. Clean and quiet. Great place to watch the sunset.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MarkG-Goochland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean and beautiful beach! Great location for families or couples. The Mucky Duck is right on the beach for food and drinks. Awesome sunsets!!

Date of experience: April 2018
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PergolaPrincess
October 5, 2018|
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Response from CapBeachVilla | Reviewed this property |
Hope you didn't reroute. Captiva has been great all month.
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T1683PDlorib
September 10, 2018|
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Response from CapBeachVilla | Reviewed this property |
If your on facebook, there is a Captiva Island facebook page where folks post pictures almost daily. I was down last month and we had three great days and two bad days. Really depends on wind direction. In general, things... More
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Robertatlarge
August 27, 2018|
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Response from CapBeachVilla | Reviewed this property |
It changes from day to day. I have a renter on the Island this week. Saturday was awful, today was OK. Conditions can change in a few hours depending on tide and wind direction.
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