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The Castaways Marina

6460 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-2016
+1 239-472-1112
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Nice small marina!!

Great place to get some live bait or fuel. Forget it if you have a bigger boat and especially if... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
LFA11111
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Crown Point, Indiana
Kayaking was Great

We rented a couple kayaks for the morning and the process was so easy. The gentleman that assisted... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Angela O
,
Aurora, Colorado
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6460 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-2016
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+1 239-472-1112
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Great place to get some live bait or fuel. Forget it if you have a bigger boat and especially if it is low tide. You need to know where you are going to miss the especially shallow areas.

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We rented a couple kayaks for the morning and the process was so easy. The gentleman that assisted us was friendly and easy to work with. The kayak rental was easy and within minutes we were out on the water. Great place to rent kayaks!!!

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Their website really didn't have info regarding rental rates for kayaks but Bill was very helpful and pleasant when I called. They are open on Saturdays from 7am to 5pm but don't rent kayaks past about 2 since they want to make sure you're back...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The Castaways Marina is very small but huge in charm and expertise of the fishing captains. Plus it is serene and beautiful on a small inlet of Pine Island Sound called a Sunset Bay. You can also rent a charming little cottage and practically fish...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2017

We embarked from here on a boat tour and fishing trip. Laid back classic Sanibel. Pelicans hanging out waiting for a free meal. Our buddy Joe B. and his trusty craft, at the ready for another day of fishing the skinny waters and cruising the...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

We took out Kayaks a couple of times whilst staying in the area. This is a nice place to set off from with three main routes of interest that we found. All the routes contain the resident wildlife, sometimes including white pelicans, roseate spoonbills, dolphins...More

Thank Brad W
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

We rented a double kayak and it was a great trip. Hard work crossing the channel with sand bars to avoid, but worth it. Dolphins came very close to us on the way in and out. It was very peaceful and saw lots of great...More

Thank Karen939
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

stayed here a number of times until recently when they had a change of owners. An increase in $50/night caused us to look elsewhere. Also they did not return my email when I inquired about the price increase. It is, however, convienently close to the...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2016

very run down accommodation.... overpriced . bungalows have not been renovated for years .. clean but not value for money

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Reviewed 5 August 2016

The Castaways Marina us such a hidden secret that even locals do not know it is there. Except one visit and you are hooked. Small and quaint and beautiful. Ask for Captain Joey for a fishing or outer island charter. Maybe he will bring his...More

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