Where to stay around North Captiva Island?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 831 holiday lettings near North Captiva Island. From 490 Houses to 216 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover North Captiva Island area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in North Captiva Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in North Captiva Island. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Florida Gulf Coast: 25,429 holiday homes
  • Cape Coral: 6,869 holiday homes
  • Rotonda West: 1,359 holiday homes
  • Ft Myers Beach: 7,824 holiday homes
  • Fort Myers: 7,569 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in North Captiva Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in North Captiva Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in North Captiva Island with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Cape Coral: 6,869 holiday lettings
  • Rotonda West: 1,359 holiday lettings
  • Ft Myers Beach: 7,824 holiday lettings
  • Fort Myers: 7,569 holiday lettings
  • Port Charlotte: 1,804 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in North Captiva Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in North Captiva Island. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sanibel and Captiva Island Visitor's Center: 8,490 holiday rentals
  • Gasparilla Island: 2,416 holiday rentals
  • Cape Coral Historical Museum: 7,391 holiday rentals
  • Times Square: 9,001 holiday rentals
  • Sanibel Island Lighthouse: 8,763 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around North Captiva Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in North Captiva Island, Florida your home away from home

North Captiva Island is just 4 miles long and ½ mile wide and offers barefoot, away-from-it-all beach vacations. It can only be reached by boat or water taxi from nearby Pine Island, keeping it very quiet, laid back and exclusive. About half the island is a state owned nature preserve, which is home to a host of birds and wildlife. Enjoy kayaking, spot manatees feeding in the sea grass and relax and watch a perfect sunset. With beautiful shell-covered beaches, warm Gulf waters and excellent restaurants a vacation home rental in North Captiva Island is the perfect island escape.

Things to do in North Captiva Island, Florida


The white sand beaches are the perfect place to relax and get a suntan or stroll along the water’s edge and collect some of the beautiful sea shells which are washed up daily. The area has some of the best shelling in North America. Cycling

To preserve the balance with nature the best way to explore the island from your North Captiva Island vacation villa is by bicycle. There are several places on the island which offer bicycle hire.

Bird Watching

With a nature reserve right on North Captiva Island and a lack of traffic, this is a nature lover’s paradise. It is an excellent place to enjoy spotting unusual birdlife and sea gulls as they migrate to and from their summer breeding grounds.

Places to visit near North Captiva Island, Florida Cabbage Key

Take a boat trip out to nearby Cabbage Key where the Cabbage Key Inn serves some of the best food on the west coast of Florida. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with Jimmy Buffett inspired “Cheeseburgers in Paradise” or sip long drinks at the Dollar Bill Bar.

Cayo Costa State Park

This lovely state park and beach is just a short boat ride from your vacation villa on North Captiva Island. It is a mecca for shellers and is the place to pick up coveted spotted junonia shells, cockles, tulips and other sea treasures. Sanibel

Sanibel offers 25 miles of recreational trails along with the Sanibel Historical Village Museum and the Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum. Browse the art galleries and dine in style at one of Sanibel’s top restaurants before returning to your holiday rental on North Captiva Island.

Weather in North Captiva Island, Florida

The Gulf Coast of Florida enjoys mild winters and sunny summers making it very popular with winter visitors. Winters are dry with average daytime temperatures around 25°C (77°F) while summers are a hot and humid 33°C (92°F) in July and August.

Travel to North Captiva Island, Florida

The nearest airport to your vacation home in North Captiva Island is the Southwest Florida International Airport. It is approximately 27 miles away in Fort Myers. Note that North Captiva Island is only accessible by water taxi or charter boat from Pineland Marina.

Activities and attractions in North Captiva

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes North Captiva a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sun Splash Water Park (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Royal Tee Golf Club (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Coral Oaks Golf Course (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Palmetto-Pine Country Club (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Dunes Golf and Tennis Club (14.9 mi / 24.1 km)

Seasonal weather in North Captiva

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Exploring the natural landscape of North Captiva

Travellers appreciate the pristine beaches and island views, which is just a taste of what North Captiva has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, North Captiva is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Useppa Island (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Alison Hagerup Beach Park (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Captiva Island (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Pine Island (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Cayo Costa State Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Captiva Beach (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)