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Sanibel Island Named Top 10 Best Islands to Find Shells

With direct access to Sanibel Island beaches, Captiva Retreat is the perfect place to find sea shells along the shoreline.

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Planning a Wedding? Captiva Vacation Rental is the Perfect Resort!

Sanibel Island is a favorite destination wedding spot along the Gulf Coast. Schedule your reservation to stay at Captiva Retreat today!

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What Time of the Year is the BEST Time to Visit Captiva Retreat?

There’s never a bad time to visit Captiva Retreat. After all, Sanibel Island is a tropical paradise throughout the year. There are benefits, however, to visiting our retreat at certain times of the year. As you’re making plans for your vacation, check out our website to discover discounts and packages that will help you save money during peak savings seasons. So here’s our pick for the top travel times to put on your calendar.

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How to Get Away Without Getting Out at Captiva Retreat

Sometimes getting away means finding a retreat that has everything you need and disconnecting from the outside world for a few days. If you’re looking for a place to settle in for a relaxing time alone, then you’ll love our Captiva Retreat. The spacious beach house is located on the coast so that you can enjoy a scenic getaway without all the fuss of large crowds, traffic, and noise. At Captiva Retreat you can enjoy an exclusive, cozy stay while on Sanibel Island - and you’ll never have to get out!

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What Wildlife Can You Expect to See in Captiva?

If nature is your thing, then Captiva on Sanibel Island is a great place to take in the scenery both on the beach and inland. Part of that scenery is the wide array of natural wildlife on land and sea. Below are some of the fish, fowl, and other creatures that we have seen many times in and around the island.

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Looking for Music in Captiva? Here’s Our Guide

Sanibel Island attracts thousands of visitors every year. While the sand and scenery are enough to draw in the vacation crowd, Captiva also features premier entertainment that is sure to suit any musical taste. Below are our picks for some of the hottest musical events, venues, and acts in the area.

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Close to Home: What You Can Find Within Walking Distance of Captiva Retreat

As relaxing and enjoyable as a vacation to Florida is, sometimes figuring out the logistics of vacation can be difficult. Unlike some vacation rentals available in the Ft. Meyers area, Captiva Retreat offers plenty to see and do just steps from your front door. Having plenty of amenities within walking distance helps to take the transportation logistics out of vacation planning. Below, we will take a look at some of the many options within walking distance of Captiva Retreat.

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Creative Ways to Relax on Sanibel Island

Vacations can sometimes end up being far more stressful than we ever wanted them to be. When there's some much to see and do, it can often feel like a race to get it all in before you go back home. Take the pressure off by reminding yourself that if you're having fun, you're doing the vacation right. If you're looking for different ways to relax, try these ideas for an even better time.

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6 Activities to Do in Sanibel

Florida attracts residents from all over the nation, and the world even, to enjoy the sun, sand, and palm trees. Sanibel is one of the places in the "Sunshine State" where you can find it all. Vacationers will find something for every member of the family on the island. Try out a few of these attractions while you stay at Captiva Retreat.

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The Benefits of Vacation Rental Homes on Captiva Island

Captiva Island, in Florida, is a beautiful vacation destination. If you are planning a trip with family or friends, you may find yourself debating between renting out a vacation home or getting a hotel room. Learning the benefits of each will help you make the decision that is right for you. Here are a few of the benefits to renting a vacation home on Captiva Island.

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