Visit the Local Shops on Captiva Island for the Perfect Gift or Keepsake
"Visit the Local Shops on Captiva Island for the Perfect Gift or Keepsake"
There are so many ways to remember your trip to Sea Oats Captiva Island from photos to shell collecting, but if you’re looking for something a little more unique, why not try the local shops of Captiva and Sanibel Islands?
Home to many fine art galleries, fashion shops and restaurants, Captiva and Sanibel have something for everyone. If you’re looking to pick up a unique art piece to decorate your home, try the 2 Islands Gallery in Chadwick’s Square, Captiva. 2 Islands Gallery displays art from 27 local artists in a variety of mediums including paintings, sculpture, jewelry and photography. Tower Gallery at 751 Tarpon Bay Rd. on Sanibel Island also hosts over 20 artists working in a variety of mediums from photography to glass.
Local shopping Remember your trip to Sanibel and Captiva with something from one of the many lovely local shops.
Want to add some summer flair to your wardrobe? Visit Chloe’s of Captiva. This fashion chic boutique carries high style clothing that is perfect for a summer’s day with colorful choices and breezy styles. Want to add a little sparkle? Visit Lily & Co. at 520 Tarpon Bay Rd., Sanibel to find beautiful island inspired jewelery from 26 different couture jewelry designers. They also have elegant fine art and giftware to surprise your friends and family back home.
Before you head back to Captiva visit the Refuge Nature Store. Here you’ll find wonderful books on the wildlife of the area as well as jewelry, clothing, and artisan items. 100% of the profits collected by this store directly benefit the “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, making your shopping trip one with a little extra meaning.
After a full day of shopping you’ll want a bite to eat. Captiva and Sanibel are home to numerous fine-dining experiences, but we suggest the following. On Captiva, visit the Old Captiva House at ‘Tween Waters Inn. Located in a historic home, the OldCaptiva House is Captiva’s number one restaurant according to Trip Advisor and serves the best in island foods, all with a beautiful gulf view. On Sanibel, visit Traditions on the Beach or Thistle Lodge Restaurant, both located on West Gulf Dr.
With so many shops and unique items, your memory of Sea Oats Captiva Island can last a lifetime! For a full list of our valued partners or to inquire about any other shopping experiences on the island, then please do not hesitate to contact us!