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Shells galore!

We stopped by briefly. Wish we had longer to stay but it was getting dark. Fabulous for shelling... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
York, Pennsylvania
Good Fishing

Came to this area to so some fly fishing. Really good Snook fishing right off the beach. Fished... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Indianapolis, Indiana
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“shark teeth” (19 reviews)
“limited parking” (31 reviews)
“low tide” (58 reviews)
San-Cap Road, Sanibel Island, FL 34223
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped by briefly. Wish we had longer to stay but it was getting dark. Fabulous for shelling. Mounds of shells and I'm sure had we had more time, we could have really filled our shell bags with some gems! Beautiful beaches. Wasn't overly crowded...More

Thank lamfer
Reviewed 3 days ago

Came to this area to so some fly fishing. Really good Snook fishing right off the beach. Fished other beaches in the area and came here and caught one within the first 10 minutes, as well as lady fish. Many species seem to congregate here....More

Thank cbergin
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful,spacious beach with great shelling and friendly people. Can see dolphins almost daily, especially in the monings.

Thank scootebaby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shelling beach, rip tides, strong currents in area, it is a pass, from the barrier islands to intercostal and mainland. No restroom provided for the public.

1  Thank Pepperjackm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't find any shark's teeth but plenty of lovely shells! Watched pelicans feeding and dolphins swimming. Small bits of shade available, no picnic tables or other seating available. Not a safe beach for swimming due to presence of sharks--a fisherman caught a hammerhead while we...More

Thank markkathi2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great beach for shelling. Found it better under the bridge on the captiva side. Go there every year. The car park was flooded this year in October which made it very hard to find a parking space.there is only about a dozen parking spaces on...More

Thank Jilly W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great way to get lots of shells right now as the hurricance dumped them here. Waves were also great and this is the best place for a sunset!

Thank judathome
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice beach--but considerably less space on beach when tide is high. Fun shelling spot. Only draw back is parking is extremely limited in lots--so it can be a hit or miss to park and get on the beach.

Thank CKR72482
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Located at the tip of Sanibel where it meets Captiva, Blind Pass is a must for all who visit the islands. Awesome shelling, beach and fish from the rocks outlet or under the bridge. Only negative is get there EARLY. Two parking lots are limited!

Thank mattfasang
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Alittle overwhelming. 5 to 6 foot mountains of pure shells. People in chairs with rakes digging thru them. If you like shells this is the place to go. Need shoes due to walking on the shells.

Thank Flesh5
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31 October 2017|
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Response from A1965lisam | Reviewed this property |
We really like Sanibel Siesta - condos right on the beach. Even if you you are only there for a few days, it is like a home away from home. We have never stayed anywhere else.
Ritaban S
12 April 2017|
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure when the beach closes (if at all) but it is crowded at sunset!
7 March 2017|
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Response from NorthofDetroit | Reviewed this property |
Blind Pass separates Sanibel from Captiva. There is a public parking lot on either side (pay-to-park, naturally). Neither lot is very big.