Snuggle up, picnic and catch a sunset at one of the most romantic beaches in Florida: Alison Hagerup Beach Park on Captiva Island. As one of the most popular destinations for Sanibel Island locals and visitors, this beach park is a wide sandy stretch of beach located at the northern tip of Captiva Island off Sanibel-Captiva Road adjacent to the South Seas Island Resort.
Ooh la la! The luxury resort of South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island is the perfect Valentine’s Day romantic getaway for couples, according to the latest Florida Travel+Life magazine picks for “22 Romantic Resorts in Florida.” It also landed at #1 on USA Today’s “10 Best Florida Romantic Hotels.”
For all residents and visitors who enjoy the natural beauty of coastal habitats and aquatic resources on Sanibel and Captiva and in the surrounding watershed have the nonprofit Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) to thank. Dedicated to the conservation of these coastal habitats and resources, SCCF is responsible for the care of more than 1,300 acres of land on the islands.
Redfish Pass is one of the most popular fishing spots in the Lee County boating area, and connects Pine Island Sound with the Gulf of Mexico. It separates Captiva on the south from North Captiva on the north.
Bicycling is a terrific way to slow down and explore Sanibel Island. Cyclists who ride from Fort Myers to Sanibel will travel across 3 bridges that connect man-made islands. Bikes are allowed on the bridges, and pay no toll. On the Causeway, it’s a 2.8-mile ride to and from the beaches, shops and restaurants of Sanibel.
For a unique golf destination in a beautiful setting, the 9-hole executive Captiva Island Golf Club at South Seas Island Resort on Captiva is a golf course that provides excellent golf amenities to players at all levels and a challenging course for a short game. The Chip Powell-designed course is ranked as one of the “Top 5 Short Courses” in the world.
Do you have a desire for American, seafood, Italian or French food? Or maybe just a cocktail and an appetizer and watch the sunset at a table near the beach? Or possibly just relax and listen to some live music and share a dessert? A few miles north of Naples and off the coast of Fort Myers, the island of Captiva is a tropical escape with unparalleled beaches and lively restaurants to suit a wide variety of palettes.
The main street of Captiva, Andy Rosse Lane, runs straight through the heart of Captiva, and is home to businesses and some fine Captiva homes. It is a key attraction for visitors from all over the world. One of the most beautiful vacation places in the world, Captiva is part of the barrier islands along the coast of Southwest Florida.
Family-friendly South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island is one of the finest vacation destinations in southwest Florida offering up luxe accommodations, delicious dining options and abundant family recreation activities all located in a resort village surrounded by the natural beauty of nature preserves and white sandy beaches.
The new Doc Ford’s Rum Bar & Grille restaurant opened this summer on Captiva at the South Seas Resort. Residents on Captiva and Sanibel have opened their arms to welcome this new restaurant addition to the island. Guests of the South Seas Resort and the island can enjoy live evening entertainment every Friday and Saturday until 1:30 A.M. Area bands will be booked every weekend.
The tides, the seasons and the graceful surf continue to bring in unbroken colorful shells to Blind Pass on Sanibel Island. Blind Pass is one of the best shelling spots in Florida. Considered a landmark destination, the little waterway called Blind Pass separates two of southwest Florida’s most beloved barrier islands, Sanibel Island and Captiva Island.
The most expensive home to sell in Lee County, Florida during July 2013 was a single-family waterfront estate home located at Cape Harbour in Cape Coral. This home is located at 5832 Armada Court Cape Coral, FL and features 6 BR / 9 BA / 13,603 SF and 311 ft of sea wall that can accommodate multiple 70 ft yachts.