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Captiva Pass

North Captiva Island, Captiva Island, FL
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Get here early for parking spot and shells

Shells sporadic here as so many people park in public parking lot that fills up fast....but $4/hour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tice, Florida
Great family trip!

We spent a week on North Captiva with our family. About 12 other families from our high school... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tish M
Charlotte, NC
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“low tide” (5 reviews)
“great beach” (5 reviews)
North Captiva Island, Captiva Island, FL

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Shells sporadic here as so many people park in public parking lot that fills up fast....but $4/hour pretty steep....Nice white sand, nice shells, great fishing, what more can I say? go to Captiva quite often I just love to walk the beach, collect shells and...More

Thank FortMyersRecycler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a week on North Captiva with our family. About 12 other families from our high school rented various houses on the island and we had a terrific time on our tropical island! Barnacles and the Pool Bar had great casual meals, the water...More

Thank Tish M
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I almost don't want to review this island favorably because I don't want more people to go there and spoil it. It is a great place for families - it is nice and quiet, definitely NOT a party scene. It's beautiful.

Thank JosieMena
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Not if we stop here or not since the beach we went too wasn't named. We just drove all the way to the top of the island till the road turned into a small public beach parking lot. This is just a small no facilities...More

Thank bklsk
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Get an early start for parking,Walk this beach for hours or sit on the sandy beach,Enjoy shelling to you heart content.Sometimes crowded but there is always room...

Thank RandyZim
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Went here for a day at the beach, we collected a ton of shells to bring home to make a picture frame. I see we got lucky because there might not always be shells? When we went there were a ton. Some places when you...More

Thank 65averyp
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The picture shows a bunch of shells, this is not always. Stormy weather before or high seas can help.

1  Thank withvalidity
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Our family comes here every year and loves the breathtaking views and shelling at Captiva Pass! The sunrises and sunsets are never disappointing and we intend to visit many more times in the years to come!

1  Thank sanewlin
Reviewed 8 July 2016

beautiful beach with lots of shells...the water was gorgeous and just right only problem is VERY limited parking. Get there early

Thank Suzi Suzette S
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Perfect Perfect place for either fishing over the bridge or going to tan and lay out on the beach and watch the sunset and sunrise.

1  Thank kimberlyperez800
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Heidi M
When is the best time of day for shelling? Thanks
2 March 2015|
Response from CapBeachVilla |
Not time of day, but time of tide. Many prefer low tide.
Las playas son divertidas paravor con niños?/el agua es turbia o celeste me voy en el.mes de julio
20 March 2016|
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