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What’s Open on Captiva Island?

Get Back to Business on Captiva Island

Many businesses on Captiva Island are bouncing back after Hurricane Ian and are ready to welcome guests and customers!

Wondering what’s open in Captiva? The list below represents local spots that are open for business! Grab a bite to eat, shop, and show support as we all recover from Hurricane Ian’s devastation. Visit our What’s Open in Southwest Florida page for the latest reopenings on Sanibel Island, Fort Myers Beach, Cape Coral, Fort Myers, and Bonita Springs.


What’s Open on Captiva Island

  • 12 Seasons Farms: Their fresh produce is available at McCarthy’s Marina on Tuesdays, 9 to 11 am.
  • Adventure Sea Kayak & SUP: Rent kayaks or stand-up paddleboards (SUP), or take a guided tour or beach walk.
  • Alison Hagerup Beach Park: Parking fees apply (1 hr. – $15, 2 hrs. – $25, all day – $40), paid through the ParkMobile App.
  • Bank of the Islands: The Captiva office is open from 9 am to 12 pm and 12:30 to 2 pm, Monday – Friday. A 24-hour ATM is available.
  • Barracudas: From souvenirs to sunscreen, Barracudas serves all your vacation wants and needs.
  • Beach Stuff: Rent water sports equipment here.
  • Boops by the Bubble Room: Get The Bubble Room’s world-famous cakes and desserts, as well as other delectable treats.
  • Cantina Captiva: Currently back as a food truck, get fine Mexican and southwestern cuisine.
  • Captain Brian on the Water: Captain Brian provides tours of Cabbage Key and other islands, departing from McCarthy’s Marina.
  • Captain Ozzie: Offering full- and half-day fishing charters, departing from McCarthy’s Marina.
  • Captiva Fishing Charters: Inshore fishing charters for snook, redfish, goliath grouper, and shark.
  • Captiva Cruises: Offering a variety of sightseeing and educational cruises as well as excursions to local areas.
  • Captiva Island Farmers Market: This seasonal market is held Tuesdays from 9 am to 1 pm at the South Seas Island Resort entrance.
  • Captiva Island Pizza: Get pizza and key lime pie in the heart of Captiva Island on Andy Rosse Lane.
  • Captiva Yacht Club: A private club, it has opened to serve food to its members.
  • Chapel by the Sea: An interdenominational ministry for the Winter season.
  • Crow’s Nest Steakhouse: This new steakhouse is located above the Shipyard Restaurant at ‘Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa.
  • Gold Parrot: The fine clothing and jewelry store is back.
  • Green Flash Restaurant: Fine dining on the Roosevelt Channel, offers stunning views of the Intracoastal Waterway.
  • Island Store: A favorite general store in the heart of Captiva Island on Andy Rosse Lane.
  • Jungle Drums Gallery: Visit the environmental art gallery that supports conservation and art appreciation.
  • Mucky Duck: The Captiva Island staple serves pub food on the beach. Currently, they are only able to accept cash payments.
  • Native Guides: An authentic view of SWFL’s world-renowned coastal estuaries and barrier islands of Sanibel, Captiva, and Cayo Costa.
  • Offshore Sailing School: Learn how to sail at the Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa.
  • Old Captiva House: This National Registry of Historic Places landmark is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • Post Office: Hours of operation are Monday – Friday, from 10 am to 2 pm.
  • RC Otter’s Island Eats: The pet- and family-friendly restaurant is open Friday & Saturday, 8-9, and Sun. – Thurs., 8 – 8.
  • Royal Shell: We are open from 8:30 am to 5 pm Monday – Friday. We provide real estate sales, free Wi-Fi, cold water, and hot coffee.
  • Salty Wheels Golf Cart Rentals: Featuring street-legal carts allowed to travel on all Captiva & Sanibel roads.
  • Sanibel Carts: Offers street-legal golf carts with door-to-door delivery and pickup, serving Captiva, Sanibel & Fort Myers Beach.
  • Shipyard Restaurant: This new seafood restaurant is located at ‘Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa.
  • Spa at Tween Waters Inn: The Spa is now open, but reservations are required.
  • Starbucks: The Seattle-based coffee chain is back serving signature roasts, light bites, and free WiFi.
  • Turner Beach: Parking is $5/hour or free for patrons with a Lee County Regional Parking Permit or a Sanibel Beach Parking Permit.
  • Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa: The historic resort is open to the public. Some amenities may be limited.
  • YOLO Watersports: The place to fulfill your watersports needs is open for regular hours.


Royal Shell Welcomes You Back to Southwest Florida

Now that you know more about what’s open in Southwest Florida, it’s time to plan a visit! The vacation-planning experts at Royal Shell have the latest information about local spots open for business and vacation rentals ready to welcome you home. Contact us today!