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
Take a water taxi to Cayo Costa or North Captiva
Jensen’s Marina offers a water taxi service with a reservation to North Captiva and Cayo Costa. Take a few minutes to ask the long-time fishing boat captains of the taxis where the best spots are to fish and enjoy a secluded beach in these areas.
Cayo Costa is home to the Cayo Costa Florida State Park and is very close to Captiva Island. It makes for a fun boat trip across the gorgeous waters to a natural and pristine unspoiled Florida island.
North Captiva is a completely separate island on the other side of redfish pass from Captiva Island. It is accessible only by boat or small plane and a large portion of the island is undeveloped state conservation land. It is a very laid-back island where you will find several people traveling on the roads with golf carts or bicycles. You can take a water taxi from Jensen’s Marina or the North Captiva Island Club ferry to get to this tiny island paradise for a fun day trip.
Hire a fishing charter
No trip to Florida can be complete without a great fishing experience. The best way to enjoy South Florida fishing is by hiring a fishing charter and you can do so at Jensen’s Marina. A guided fishing excursion will bring you to the best spots and give you the best tips on fishing technique for fishing success. When you are done fishing you can bring your successful catch back to the marina and clean it up at the cleaning station then grill it while watching the sunset and enjoying music at Jensen’s Marina.
Rent a Boat on Your Own
There are several different vessels for day rental at Jensen’s Marina on Captiva Island. You can rent a pontoon boat for a fun party with all your friends on the water or a canoe for a quiet and more relaxing slower-paced water adventure. You can also rent a Jet Ski and ride the waters off the coast while searching for manatees and dolphins or take a casual fast ride through the intercoastal waterway.
Try Out Snorkeling and Scuba Diving
There is so much to see below the water surface off of Captiva. At Jensen’s Marina take advantage of the opportunity to try out snorkeling or scuba diving to enjoy all of the world below the water surface and see things you may have never seen before.
Get a Birdseye view from parasailing
Fly high above Captiva behind a boat and get a great view of the southwest Florida coastline including all of Captiva and Sanibel Islands. It is a fun and unique experience that many people enjoy and come back to do again.
Jensen’s marina is just one of the many areas to access the fun activities to be had on Captiva Island. For more information on Captiva Island real estate and Sanibel Island real estate please contact us anytime.