The Shipyard Restaurant is Opening on Captiva

The Shipyard Restaurant is Opening on CaptivaThe Sanibel and Captiva Island Chamber of Commerce has recently announced that the Shipyard Restaurant is now open at the 'Tween Waters Island Resort and Spa on Captiva Island. The opening of this restaurant has been long awaited and a bit delayed after last year's hurricane.  This is the first of two restaurants set to open at the resort this year.

The restaurant opened May 15th, 2023...

The Captiva Island Library will Offer New Free Virtual Programs

The Captiva Island Library will Offer New Free Virtual ProgramsThere are many things to fall in love with when living on Captiva Island or purchasing a vacation home to return to year after year. As you spend more time on Captiva Island whether you live here year-round or frequently visit you may begin to wonder about finding hidden gem activities to help you get involved in the community. There are many great activities to discover when living on Captiva Island one of them is taking advantage of the Captiva Memorial Library.

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Enjoying Jensen's Marina on Captiva Island

A fun way to experience old Florida is to spend some time at Jensen’s Marina on Captiva Island. You’ve probably heard the term old Florida before, many use it to refer to getting back to simpler times of just enjoying the tropical atmosphere that Florida has to offer. Hanging out at Jensen’s Marina allow you to take some time to enjoy a laid-back atmosphere with nothing but fresh salty air, and incomparable views of the Gulf of Mexico, and the amazing Florida sunshine.

Here are some fun classic Florida activities you can enjoy from Jensen’s Marina on Captiva Island

Enjoying Jensen's Marina on Captiva Island

Take a water taxi to Cayo Costa or North Captiva


Living In Harmony with Sea Turtles in a Beach Front Home on Captiva Island

Sea turtles are a huge part of Florida’s natural wildlife especially on Captiva Island and in Sanibel. It is important that those who live on the beach know how to live in harmony with these gorgeous creatures so that they will be around for generations to come.Living In Harmony with Sea Turtles in a Beach Front Home on Captiva Island

In 2015 the city of Sanibel Florida received a $6000 grant from the Sea Turtle Conservancy License Plate Grant Program. With this grant, the city has initiated a new educational campaign with the slogan of” after nine it’s turtle time”...

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Captiva Real Estate, Just Sold

Spectacular views of Pine Island Sound from this fully furnished 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo and situated just a short stroll from the beach. Amenities include a 200 ft. Bay access dock with electricity & fresh water, sparkling community pool and just a short stroll to Captiva’s “Village”. Great opportunity for a 2nd home or rental. Sold 6/1/11 for $446,250...

Captiva Real Estate, New Reduced Listing

Great 2BR/2BA beach cottage with partial Gulf views, situated one house from the Gulf in Captiva's Village. Tile and carpet flooring, screened lanai and sold furnished. Deeded beach access, great island shopping, restaurants, library, marina and chapel. Asking $695,000...