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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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Getting Your Kids Involved in Local Life on Sanibel Island

When your kids travel, they're probably at least partially inclined to do what they know. While there's nothing wrong with doing what they love, there's so much more that's worth discovering. Sanibel Island is a great place to explore, and a place to learn about another way of life. Here are a few ways to get your kids involved if you have a vacation rental house on the island.

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6 Things to do on Sanibel Island While on Vacation

Sanibel Island, like much of this portion of Florida, is a vacationer's paradise. This barrier island offers a great deal for visitors to enjoy while they vacation nearby. Sanibel Island is known for its wildlife refuges as well as its shell beaches. 

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What You Need to Know About The Beautiful Island of Captiva

Captiva Island is located in Southwest Florida, just off the coast of the mainland and the beautiful warm, blue-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico. It is just north of Sanibel Island, which is nearly as beautiful as Captiva. It's climate, location, and history have made it attractive to many people. It is common for residents of Captiva to buy a second home on the island, and end up living there full-time. This is what has happened to some of the famous residents of Captiva over the years. Read on to find out more about this island paradise.

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Getting Out and About: The Ultimate Guide to Captiva Nightlife

Relaxation and entertainment are at the their finest when you go on a Captiva Retreat. From breathtaking scenery to lush golf course greens, there is a little bit of something for everyone. A Captiva Retreat appeals to many tourists, including those looking for a romantic getaway as well as those wanting to go on a family vacation. Regardless of your reason for coming to Captiva Island, there is lots of entertainment and nightlife to be enjoyed. Here's a look at the top six nightlife hotspots you'll definitely want to visit on your next trip to Captiva Island. 

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