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Sanibel Island Vacation Things To Do
Sanibel Island & Captiva Island: Things to Do
There are an abundance of things to do while vacationing on Sanibel or Captiva Island. Whether you enjoy an active day out in the sun or you prefer a relaxing day taking in the scenery, you will be pleased you chose Island Vacations of Sanibel and Captiva.
Shelling on Sanibel Island & Captiva Island
The 15 miles of white-sand beaches of Sanibel and Captiva have the foremost appeal for visitors and residents alike. From the east end by the Sanibel Lighthouse to the residential west end, the beaches present picturesque sunrises and sunsets. But most of all, the beaches offer world-renowned shelling. The island beaches are host to more than 250 varieties. (Please note, live shelling is prohibited). To learn about the many spectacular shells you’ve collected while staying with us, be sure to visit the Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, home to 30+ shell exhibits (www.shellmuseum.org).
Bird-Watching & Nature Tours on Sanibel Island
Sanibel offers a nature-lover’s paradise with more than 40 percent of the island preserved as wildlife sanctuaries. J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge (www.fws.gov/dingdarling) located on Sanibel Island is part of the largest undeveloped mangrove ecosystem in the United States. It is best known for its abundance of birdlife, with over 220 species to be found. You can get a very up-close guided tour of the birds, dolphins, manatees and alligators at the refuge with Tarpon Bay Explorers (www.tarponbayexplores.com).
Bicycling on Sanibel Island
Bicycling is one the favorite pastimes for those on the island. With over 22 miles of scenic bike paths, Sanibel Island keeps bicycle enthusiasts enthralled. Don’t have room for your bike in your suitcase? Billy’s Bike Rentals (www.billysrentals.com) is sure to have the perfect cycle for you, whether you are a novice in need of training wheels or an experienced trail rider.
Golf & Tennis on Sanibel Island
And for the golfing and tennis aficionados, Sanibel Island has two public golf & tennis clubs with 18-hole courses. The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club (www.dunesgolfsanibel.com) and Beachview Golf & Tennis Club (www.beachviewgolfclub.com) are sure to keep you busy trying to hit that hole in one or ace serve.
Boating & Fishing on Sanibel Island & Captiva Island
If you enjoy boating, there are many experienced captains that would love to take you fishing, sailing or even for a peaceful pleasure cruise to catch a glimpse of manatees and dolphins. The pristine waters surrounding Sanibel and Captiva Islands are home to a wide array of fish…making it a fisherman’s fantasy. The Bait Box (www.thebaitbox.com/) experienced captains will take you to all of the local hotspots to catch redfish, snook, trout and tarpon.
Nightlife on Sanibel Island & Captiva Island
For a fun evening out on the town, enjoy an early supper at one of many fine eating establishments. Then finish off your evening at the Schoolhouse Theater (www.theschoolhousetheater.com) which is Sanibel Island’s only professional musical theater offering Broadway-caliber talent in an intimate atmosphere. The Schoolhouse Theater is proud to offer the best family oriented entertainment in one of the world’s most beautiful vacation destinations. Together with our entire friendly and knowledgeable staff, we look forward to hearing from you. The perfect place to relax and vacation is waiting for you.