Things to Do on Sanibel Island & Captiva Island2022-05-11T11:46:57-04:00

Where to Play – Things to Do

ON Sanibel & Captiva Islands

Wondering where to go for your next vacation?

You’ll find plenty of fun things to do on Sanibel Island & Captiva Island for couples & families to enjoy together… making Sanibel Island & Captiva the perfect choice for your vacation. 

Fun things to do on Sanibel and Captiva Island

If you’re looking for fun things to do on vacation, then you’ll find that there is plenty to do on these two islands. There are almost 40 miles of beaches on Sanibel and Captiva Islands, so you can enjoy the sun, sand and shells while taking in the beautiful views. You can also explore the island by bike or kayak. There’s even an opportunity to get up close and personal with some dolphins or manatees! You can also go fishing, sailing, or deep-sea fishing if you’re feeling adventurous! And if that’s not enough for your adventurous side, there are plenty of golf courses on these islands too!

The Islands’ Unmatched Beauty

From its pristine beaches to award-winning gardens and nature preserves, Sanibel and Captiva Islands are home to a diverse range of sights and experiences. Couples will have no trouble finding the perfect date night spot while families with kids can enjoy outdoor adventures like fishing, kayaking and sightseeing.

Stroll along the shores of Sanibel and Captiva Islands. Find a world of paradise waiting just for you.

Sanibel and Captiva Islands – your perfect getaway

A laid-back setting that includes breathtaking beaches, nature preserves and more. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing day or an adventure-filled vacation, the islands are sure to please.

Explore the islands by foot or bike

Take your time as you explore 24 miles of sandy beaches. Discover hidden treasures such as black mangroves, wildlife and more on this island paradise.

Sanibel Island Beach Guide

Get all the information you need to have the perfect beach day at any one of five public beaches that are available on Sanibel Island. From parking to amenities, learn which beach is best for you and your family!

The Islands of Sanibel and Captiva offer a variety of watersports on their beaches and waters – let us help you find the perfect one to suit you.

Captivating water sports

Sanibel-Captiva is the ideal destination for family-friendly water sports like paddleboarding, kayaking, snorkeling and more. Browse our watersports packages to find the perfect vacation for you.

A selection of activities for every skill level

Whether you’re an experienced kayaker or a total beginner, you’ll have the time of your life exploring the waters of Sanibel and Captiva. From kayak rentals, to snorkel boats, and stand-up paddleboards – we promise to make your Sanibel-Captiva adventure one to remember!

Fun for all ages

The perfect family vacation is just a click away! Whether your kids are ready for a day at the beach or want to really get into the water with a snorkel tour or paddle boarding lesson – our island has activities that will suit all ages!

Sanibel and Captiva Island Golf with Breathtaking Views

The Islands of Sanibel and Captiva offer courses that incorporate the nature and wildlife that the islands are famous for. The courses are all designed with the natural environment in mind, and they are all sanctioned by the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses – this protects the environment and preserves the integrity and natural heritage of golf.

Play Tennis on Sanibel and Captiva

Whether you are a tennis pro or novice, the perfect playground awaits with professional tennis courts available for play along with pickleball.

With exquisite landscaping, state-of-the-art netting, and a variety of lighting options to customize your game to your preference, you can refine your game on courts surrounded by tropical foliage and beautiful sunshine. And don’t forget the new and exciting Pickleball!

Sanibel-Captiva Chamber Experience

The Sanibel-Captiva Chamber of Commerce is the leading resource in your search for all things Sanibel Island & Captiva Island-related. Not only can you find a wealth of information here on our website, but we also host events on both islands that bring locals and visitors together year-round. 

Beaches

Marinas, Boating
& Watersports

Cruises & Eco Tours

Fishing

Shelling

Snorkeling &
Scuba Diving

Bird Watching

Science &
Nature Centers

Nature Tours &
Historical Walks

BIKE RENTALS

Golf & Street
Cart Rentals

Golf & Tennis

Spas, Health
Clubs & Yoga

Arts & Entertainment

Restaurants

Day Trips & Tours

Island News

“Ding” Darling Wellness Week

January 21st, 2022|

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