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Captiva Pass

North Captiva Island, Captiva Island, FL
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SO many shells

Went here for a day at the beach, we collected a ton of shells to bring home to make a picture... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Very nice beach but no shells at this time

The picture shows a bunch of shells, this is not always. Stormy weather before or high seas can... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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Porpoises will eat the fish you release at Captiva Pass.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great fishing” (5 reviews)
“both sides” (3 reviews)
North Captiva Island, Captiva Island, FL

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Went here for a day at the beach, we collected a ton of shells to bring home to make a picture frame. I see we got lucky because there might not always be shells? When we went there were a ton. Some places when you...More

Thank 65averyp
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The picture shows a bunch of shells, this is not always. Stormy weather before or high seas can help.

1  Thank withvalidity
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Our family comes here every year and loves the breathtaking views and shelling at Captiva Pass! The sunrises and sunsets are never disappointing and we intend to visit many more times in the years to come!

1  Thank sanewlin
Reviewed 8 July 2016

beautiful beach with lots of shells...the water was gorgeous and just right only problem is VERY limited parking. Get there early

Thank Suzi Suzette S
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Perfect Perfect place for either fishing over the bridge or going to tan and lay out on the beach and watch the sunset and sunrise.

1  Thank kimberlyperez800
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Is one of my favorite places to take visitors, as well and a place I love to go myself. The beach extends for quite a long way, the water has enough action to bring in shells but not beat you up like on the East...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Like Redfish Pass, this waterway is deeper on the estuary (east) side, with the west (Gulf) side having several sand bars. Know your depths, have a gauge, or at least a navigational chart before venturing in this area with any speed. Boats near land were...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Spent wonderful hours going thru shells the ocean just kept bringing in!!!! MANY still "occupied", and I threw them back, but very lucky temps were good- the waves that brought them in drenched me, too!!

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Especially around low tide or negative low tide, will be able to see shells, shells and the beach is great to walk around.

Thank Mflowers81
Reviewed 20 January 2016

It is extremely famous in this region of Florida. You will find the sandbars, a bunch of them, many beautiful seashells get flung in this area, and it is oh, so relaxing. A must see.

Thank estherp618
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Heidi M
2 March 2015|
Response from CapBeachVilla |
Not time of day, but time of tide. Many prefer low tide.