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Captiva Pass

North Captiva Island, Captiva Island, FL
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Lovely beach to stroll and seek out shells, we unfortunately arrived to late in the tide chart and... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2015
Parrish, Florida
It's ok

It's an ok beach - on the positive side of things there are a huge number of beautiful shells which... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2015
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  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“great fishing” (4 reviews)
“both sides” (3 reviews)
North Captiva Island, Captiva Island, FL

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Reviewed 31 October 2015

Lovely beach to stroll and seek out shells, we unfortunately arrived to late in the tide chart and did not find as many as we had hoped to find. Best time to shell is low tide. Pay for parking by the hour.

Thank Ellesor826
Reviewed 5 October 2015

It's an ok beach - on the positive side of things there are a huge number of beautiful shells which are great for collecting and nice atmosphere , other people on the beach are respectful and peaceful. However the sand is rough and course (?...More

Thank Bex753
Reviewed 29 August 2015

This is a beautiful place to visit. Shelling is great. The other tourists (Christmas, 2015) were family oriented, as we were. Peaceful, calm, rejuvenating!

Thank travelforfun83
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We found all of our great shells to take back home in this area. There are also rocks that make for some great beach photos. Parking can be tough, and it can get kind of crowded at low tide when the shells are plentiful, but...More

Thank lynnet998
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Less people, all natural, wild life, shelling, a dolphin here and there, boats passing by, the sun on your face, shells in your bag, and a big smile on your face. Yea, that's Captiva Pass.

Thank Jamie T
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Great stop for pictures or you could spend the day at the beach. Parking might be limited so plan ahead.

Thank cel1964
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Very nice beach w/ paid parking area. Tends to be busiest in late morning to late afternoon and parking gets to be difficult then. Lots of good fishing here and tons of nice shells are everywhere! You can see manatees here as well horseshoe crabs...More

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Whether you are out for a cruise, dolphin and bird watching or fishing this is a great spot to be. A wide assortment of wildlife and usually calm waters (check the weather report), The fishing is very diverse. So many species. you'll never be sure...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Love the beautiful shells, clean beach and ocean. Most beautiful sunset, Bring water shoes, and bags for the shells and sand dollars

Thank bgmr7558
Reviewed 23 June 2015

This is just a short bridge that connects Sanibel Island to Captiva Island. There is a small beach just to the left of the pass which provides limited parking for a fee. If the tide is low you are able to walk under this connection...More

Thank yazdragonfly
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Heidi M
2 March 2015|
Response from CapBeachVilla |
Not time of day, but time of tide. Many prefer low tide.