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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Natural Feature
“Amazing natural beach. Lots of shells to collect. You will need to bring lunch as there are not any restaurants directly on the beach. ”
  • 79 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“Wildlife preserve. Go early or late afternoon for good sightings of birds & wildlife.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Beach
“Lighthouse of the Infamous Sanibel Island. This is a simple paradise getaway with Stunning Sunsets”
  • 12 locals recommend
Island
“Just go through Sanibel to get to Capitva. Beautiful drive, houses, and very cute (small) town.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great restaurant on Captiva Island - watch the sunset rent a kayak or jet ski”
  • 34 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Large selection of food including burgers, fish and chicken. Pet friendly. Yummy breakfasts ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Beach
“This is the site of our historic functioning lighthouse. Located on the eastern tip of Sanibel, wrapping around to the bay side. This is where the t-dock-fishing pier is and a boardwalk nature trail winding through native wetlands.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
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“Remember the old bubble lights on the Christmas Trees...well this restaurant has to many to count and a very fun place for the family to enjoy casual dinning. Located south of us an Captativa Island”
  • 24 locals recommend
Beach
“Isolated and picturesque, this beach is probably the most popular on Sanibel. Great shelling and amenities make it worth the five minute hike from the parking area to the beach. Adventurous beachcombers can walk for several miles on unobstructed white sand beaches covered in shells. The shoreline at Bowman's Beach has experienced little of the intense development seen on the rest of the islands. Hours 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week. Parking Fee is $5 per hour Address 1700 Bowman's Beach Road Sanibel, FL 33957 ”
  • 15 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great food, great drinks and staff. We like coming here by boat or by golf cart to sit outside and watch the boaters go by. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Jerry’s has great offerings including a deli, starbucks café, and a restaurant serving breakfast lunch and dinner (with a fantastic crab cake eggs benedict). Jerry’s is located in a plaza with other stores including love boat ice cream, a small liquor store, a beach store, clothing store and more. Jerry’s has long been known for its collection of friendly tropical birds in their courtyard, a hit with the young and old alike. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Don't miss out on Mucky Ducks or the Bubble Room if this is your first visit.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Museum
“The shell museum is pretty cool. There must be a million shells to see. Very informative about the types of shells and how they are made. Very nice display. Nominal fee.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Periwinkle Place has a variety of shops to browse through. I love going through all the shops, they have lots of cute things. There is also a restaurant there,The Blue Giraffe.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“8-minute walk. White table cloth, really good food, great view of the Bay! On the site of famous old-Captiva dive "Timmy's Nook".”
  • 8 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Part of the United States National Wildlife Refuge System, located in southwestern Florida, on Sanibel Island in the Gulf of Mexico. The refuge consists of over 6,400 acres of mangrove forest, submerged seagrass beds, cordgrass marshes, and West Indian hardwood hammocks. Approximately 2,800 acres of the refuge are designated by Congress as a Federal Wilderness Area. The refuge was created to safeguard and enhance the pristine wildlife habitat of Sanibel Island, to protect endangered and threatened species, and to provide feeding, nesting, and roosting areas for migratory birds. Today, the refuge provides important habitat to over 245 species of birds ”
  • 9 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Great restaurant on Captiva Island - watch the sunset rent a kayak or jet ski”
  • 34 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Large selection of food including burgers, fish and chicken. Pet friendly. Yummy breakfasts ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“Remember the old bubble lights on the Christmas Trees...well this restaurant has to many to count and a very fun place for the family to enjoy casual dinning. Located south of us an Captativa Island”
  • 24 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Great food, great drinks and staff. We like coming here by boat or by golf cart to sit outside and watch the boaters go by. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Don't miss out on Mucky Ducks or the Bubble Room if this is your first visit.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“8-minute walk. White table cloth, really good food, great view of the Bay! On the site of famous old-Captiva dive "Timmy's Nook".”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great food and service. Beer and wine only. A must on Thursday nights, there is live music right on the water.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“Love Docs Fords. They have great food and a full bar. Owned by the great author Randy Wayne White. You can pick up one of his books there too. There are 3 locations: Sanibel, Captiva, and Fort Myers.”
  • 8 locals recommend

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