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Captiva Island Travel Information

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When to Go

Captiva Island’s peak season runs during the cooler months from January to April, when temperatures average around 75 F. Sea turtle nesting season takes place between May and the end of October. November and early December offer warm temperatures, while the summer months are much hotter with temperatures reaching the 90s.

Region: Florida

Featured Captiva Island Hotel

South Seas Island Resort

South Seas Island Resort

Our 4-Star classification designates those properties with well-appointed, deluxe accommodations, extensive amenities and comprehensive guest services. Expect attention to detail and a warm and hospitable staff ready to cater to your needs. These superb properties offer a truly refined getaway.

This resort was originally a key lime plantation 100 years ago, this hotel offers spacious guest rooms, suites, and villas to make yourself feel at home amid a 330-acre wildlife preserve.

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Fast Facts

Captiva Island is four miles long and one-half mile wide.

230 species of birds, 250 types of shells and 50 varieties of fish plus bottlenose dolphins, turtles, manatees, sea otters, pelicans, alligators, and bobcats call Sanibel and Captiva home.

Infamous pirates, such as Lafitte, Blackbeard, Black Caesar, and Gasparilla visited these two enticing isles.

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