Destination guide

The relaxing city of Captiva awaits you

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Captiva. Well known for its kayaking, fishing and boating, this relaxing city won't disappoint. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Captiva

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like kayaking, fishing and swimming. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Captiva a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sun Splash Water Park (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Royal Tee Golf Club (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Coral Oaks Golf Course (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Palmetto-Pine Country Club (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Dunes Golf and Tennis Club (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Hunters Run Executive Golf Course (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Captiva

Travellers enjoy Captiva for its kayaking and boating. If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Captiva

Travellers appreciate the island views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Captiva has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Captiva is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Useppa Island (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Cayo Costa State Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Pine Island (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Alison Hagerup Beach Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Captiva Island (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Captiva Beach (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Captiva

Fly into Punta Gorda, FL (PGD-Charlotte County), the closest airport, located 24.7 mi (39.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.), which is 28.9 mi (46.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Captiva?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,475 holiday rentals near Captiva. From 662 Houses to 69 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Captiva for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Captiva?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Captiva:

  • Gulf Shores: 68 holiday homes
  • Safety Harbor Club: 149 holiday homes
  • South Island: 1,122 holiday homes
  • Burnt Store Marina: 68 holiday homes
  • Jose's Hideaway: 150 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Captiva?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Captiva. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • McCarthy's Marina: 6,931 holiday rentals
  • Jensen’s Marina: 6,342 holiday rentals
  • Captiva Chapel By the Sea: 6,858 holiday rentals
  • Jungle Drums: 5,083 holiday rentals
  • Cayo Costa State Park: 5,910 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Captiva listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Captiva?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 662 Houses in Captiva. Our other popular types of Captiva holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 69 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 640 holiday houses
  • Villas: 15 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Captiva?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,181 holiday homes with pool available in Captiva. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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