Sanibel Island Things to Do

Man holding tarpon he caught fishing in Sanibel, FL

Your Summer Fishing Guide: Top 6 Fish to Catch in Sanibel

Summer is the season for fishing. The sun hangs high in the sky. The warmth brings the water life underneath to a frenzy. Summer offers up some of the finest fishing out of the year right off Captiva and Sanibel Islands near our 2 bedroom rentals. Some summer fish are sought after with passion and excitement, causing even the best ... Read More »

inside view of whitneys bait and tackle in captiva florida

A Guide to the 6 Bait and Tackle Shops on Periwinkle Way

Fishing is a must do activity in Florida. Not only is the weather perfect, but it is a great way to spend time with family and friends while vacationing in one of our Captiva Island rentals. If you’re going to do so, however, you will need to make sure that you have the right gear and know how to make ... Read More »

inside view of the aldo castillo gallery in captiva florida

5 Art Galleries in Captiva Island

Captiva Island is an island in Lee County Florida. Known as one of the top golf towns in the US, it’s a popular vacation destination for anyone that enjoys outdoorsy active type holiday escapes. But it’s also nice to mix the outdoor fun up with some indoor attractions. The area’s many art galleries are the solution for one of your ... Read More »

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5 Free Things to Do in Sanibel

Sanibel Island is known for its stunning beaches and incredible wildlife, providing something new to discover every day. This destination is also great for families on a budget because there are tons of cheap or free activities occurring throughout the year. No matter what your group is interested in, you can have it all without breaking the bank. Our Sanibel ... Read More »

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A Sensational Summer Begins in Sanibel: 5 Fun Events to Get You Started

Sanibel Island is the vacation destination of your dreams. Between the crystal clear waters and the breathtaking plant and animal life, there’s always something to see outdoors. Inside attractions are just as great, from interesting historical sites to fun shops and restaurants. Summer in Sanibel is an exciting time, and there’s sure to be a new activity every week! Here ... Read More »

Dolphins swimming along the boat during a cruise on Captiva Island

Looking for Manatees and Dolphins on Captiva Island

Located just off the coast of Florida, Captiva Island has long been a well-kept secret among tourist destinations in the state. One of the best reasons to visit this gorgeous area is wildlife. You’ll find an unbelievable variety of native animals all over the island, but perhaps the most intriguing is the dolphins and manatees. These elusive creatures appear on ... Read More »

Typewriter at the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village

3 Important Landmarks of Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island, Florida, is an oasis like none other. Known for its phenomenal wildlife and incredible shelling, this area is great for a romantic getaway with your sweetheart or a fun family vacation. We have both north Captiva Island rentals and Sanibel Island beachfront rentals for you to review so you can stay at the island you love the most. ... Read More »

Here is a guide of Sanibel and Captiva Islands beaches to find the best places to lounge out, the costs of getting there, and how far they are from our rentals.

Beaches of Sanibel and Captiva Islands

Sanibel is a barrier island sanctuary, filled with stunning attractions and exciting things to do. What makes Sanibel so captivating is, of course, its isolated and epic beaches. We look at the beaches of Sanibel, and its sister island Captiva, to find the best places to lounge out, the costs to getting there, and how far they are from our ... Read More »

A map of Sanibel Island Beach parking

Public and Free Parking on Sanibel Island

If you are navigating around a new area, one of the more frustrating concerns may be parking. Is it free? If you have to pay, how? Where can you park? Where can’t you park? It may be hard to find quick answers to these questions when you are trying to hit all the attractions, compete with traffic, and get to ... Read More »

Reading best books on vacation in Sanibel and Capitva Island

Best Books to Read on the Beach (Spring Best Sellers)

We have some wonderful vacation rentals near Sanibel & Captiva Islands just for you. When staying with us, you can live the dream. Wander down to the beach with a book in hand, and soak in the sun as you get lost in a story. A beach vacation on Sanibel or Captiva Island rarely gets better than that. Below we ... Read More »