Tips to Plan a Romantic Couple Tour to Captiva Island

Florida’s Captiva Island can be a romantic getaway in the tropical. The destination is in a picturesque and relaxed setting on the Florida’s Southwestern coast. This tiny Captiva Island offers an ideal seclusion and intimacy touch. The white sand beaches lined with swaying palm trees offer spectacular sunset views and a serene atmosphere.

Book flights

The closest airport to the Captiva Island is Regional Southwest Airport, which is in Fort Meyers. After booking your flight rent a car, so that you don’t need to spend more time at the airport. You can enjoy a romantic drive on the Sanibel-Captiva Road and watch the water from Blind Pass as well as the captivating ocean sunset view.

Reserve accommodations

Captiva Island is half a mile wide and four miles in length, so the space is limited. Therefore, book suitable Captiva Island rentals for accommodation in advance. For privacy and space choose condo with a room, which offers the best views. For catered getaway book a room at an inn or a hotel.


The atmosphere on Captiva Island is warm and breezy all the year round, so pack comfortable clothes. Carry casual clothes because the restaurants on Captiva or Sanibel Island don’t have dress codes for enjoying a romantic candlelit dinner. If it is winter then bring light sweater, jacket and pants as evenings are cool.

Plan romantic couple activities

Plan your couple friendly activities in advance; because having a list will allow you to start enjoying instantly rather than spending time in mood killing arguments.

Popular activities that can be enjoyed is shell searching at low tides, relaxing on the beach, join sunset catamaran cruise walking or going bike riding together exploring the greenery and wildlife. Be flexible in your schedule and enjoy the calm vibes of this island. The island offers plenty of adventure to snorkelers and kayakers.

When to plan going

The best time to go is May because the sun is shining and water is warm. If you wait till June then is the rainiest month followed by the hurricane season. For a romantic getaway, winter is lovely but you will not be comfortable to enjoy water activities. From January to April, the island has plenty of visitors. In late spring, the temperature is around 65 degree and it attracts shellers, snowbirds, and birdwatchers.