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Captiva Beach

14790 Captiva Drive, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Love the beach

Best place to get awesome shells, you can spend hours picking out the best ones, beautiful white... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Piper226
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Montgomery, Illinois
Warm, gritty sand!

We were looking for shells, and there are serious people here with baskets going into the water for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KyBoop
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Lexington
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
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“soft sand” (17 reviews)
“public parking” (17 reviews)
“your feet” (24 reviews)
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14790 Captiva Drive, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Reviewed yesterday

Best place to get awesome shells, you can spend hours picking out the best ones, beautiful white sand, might want to wear some kind of footwear for shelling.

Thank Piper226
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for shells, and there are serious people here with baskets going into the water for shells. We did find a few nice ones. The sand was nice, and it's a good spot to read a book. The water was a little cool,...More

Thank KyBoop
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, quiet, great parking, change rooms/washrooms clean, go early to get a good spot and take your beach towel to sit in the glorious sand.

Thank Leta T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can walk for miles on the gorgeous, unspoiled beach. There were very few people and the was while a bit chilly Feb felt great.

Thank lizalambo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This a huge public beach. If there was a negative, it would be the lack of public parking very close by. However, you can park and walk. The water was chilly, but after all it was January.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped and spent a couple of hours walking the beach. Many neat shells. Wish we have more time.

Thank James A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Captiva beach is lovely. It is most crowded at the end of Andy Rosse Lane. Other areas of the beach are almost deserted, which is really nice. That said, I don't think you'll find the quality or quantity of shells that you'll find on...More

Thank digsdirt95
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a pretty beach. Go there for a sunset, as it faces west. Really, what else is there to say, other than you have to pay for parking everywhere on these islands.

Thank baus44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect beach to watch a sunset on. Easy parking in a lot nearby and a pristine beach. This beach is one of my most fav places.

Thank AlaneJewel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captiva is at the northern tip of Sanibel Island. It is a beautiful and peaceful area with no high rise buildings and one of the best areas to view a sunset. We took the short drive from Ft. Myers for the day and really enjoyed...More

Thank Winesnob96
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Darel1973
14 August 2017|
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Response from PamGo | Reviewed this property |
BBQ Grills and Picnic tables are available at Lighthouse Beach.
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jgardner362
13 April 2017|
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Response from 926pamelak | Reviewed this property |
Everything seems to be within walking or biking distance. We used the public access three different times and waited an average of ten minutes for a handicap parking place.
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Ethel450
13 March 2017|
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Response from Dmp136 | Reviewed this property |
I never knew a beach to close you will be fine whenever u get there
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