Turquoise waters, gentle breezes, palm tree and bougainvillea-lined streets, top-rated fishing, unlimited shelling, spectacular sunsets and no crowds….that’s Captiva Island, Florida.
Because of Captiva Island’s easy accessibility, this trip is perfect for sun worshipers to trophy fishermen, sunset watchers to avid readers, from newlyweds to retirees and all in between!
This 6-day, R-tinerary guide begins with shopping in Fort Myers for essentials. While on the island, spend time at the beach looking for unique and rare shells only found in this region of the world. Lunch on a tiny island only accessible by boat and motor around other equally small, exclusive islands.
Explore local shops on Sanibel Island which specializes in one of a kind jewelry and art. Then, delve into the Edison and Ford Winter Estates. Drive to the quaint, colorful fishing village and artsy town of Matlacha for lunch. Kayak through the mangroves in Roosevelt Channel. And spy numerous manatees swimming nearby.
Be lucky enough to catch a Florida Inshore Grand Slam while fishing. Finally, watch the sunrise sitting on Adirondack chairs at Jensen’s Twin Palm’s Resort. And toast the sunset with a glass of wine at the Mucky Duck. Enjoy fresh seafood and specialty drinks from local restaurants on the island and if in season, dine on stone crabs for an unbelievable feast.
This reliable and tested R-tinerary guide provides specifics of our trip including accommodations, activities and our dining choices. We also provide suggestions for shopping, solutions for boating to tiny islands, shelling pointers, bird watching areas, and biking opportunities. We include different options for places to stay along the bayside or the Gulf of Mexico and a variety of dining options (even dessert).
R-tinerary has vacationed on Captiva Island many times and we know the Island.
Let our dependable guide, make your seaside trip, fabulous!