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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

Beaches

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.

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