captiva island

Get away to Florida’s Captiva Island

Captiva Island is a gateway to the Florida outdoors — biking, sailing, birding and water activities abound. A sliver of land nestled against the state’s southwest coast, Captiva Island has a slightly off-kilter and almost magical feel. You might discover a giant frog, a restaurant where it’s...

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 11:50am

Tranquil Captiva Island is Florida's under-the-radar oasis

Stepping onto the Captiva Island beach will have you feeling like you’re in the Caribbean — but in fact, you’re just off the mainland. The beguiling seaside getaway sits just an hour’s drive from the Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers. The six-mile island...

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 3:34pm