Every now and then, we all need a break from every day life to rejuvenate and recuperate. What better place to do that then beautiful Captiva, Florida? Here are 5 reasons to head to the island:

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Captiva has fewer than 500 full-time residents, and is known for peace and quiet.

1.) Peace and quiet.

Captiva Island has less than 500 year-round residents, and is known for its peaceful and tranquil environment.

2.) Upscale amenities.

Even as a small island, Captiva has exception accommodations and amenities for all visitors. Along with traditional hotels,Captiva is also home to beautiful Sea Oats Captiva, a luxury estate that can cater to your ever need.

3.) Breathtaking sunsets.

Online website Travelocity has called the sunsets in Captiva “the most romantic in all America”.  Along with some of the most beautiful sunsets in the world, early birds can capture awesome sunrises, and night owls can indulge in the star-filled nights and moon gazing.

4.) Outdoor activities.

Captiva keeps you active with your choice of outdoor activities. From walking or running on Captiva Beach to salt water fishing, sailing, kayaking, canoeing, parasailing and sailing lessons at the Offshore Sailing School, you can find something to keep you entertained. For those that like to stay on land, Blackwood Tennis at South Seas Resort is a popular option for tourists and residents alike.

5.) Island culture.

Captiva Island has its own laid-back island culture, which can be explored by checking out the cultural events and galleries. 2 Islands Galley features work by local artists, including unique jewelry, vases, pottery and artwork. Typically one of the local artists can be seen in the shop, and are more than happy to chat about their work or life on the island.

Captiva Island Historical Society’s History Gallery is a place where you can get a in-depth look at the island and its history. Complete with maps, charts, pictures and video.

With all this and more to explore, plan a trip to lovely Captiva Island. Have something you would like to add to the list? Please feel free to contact us.

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