How to Select the Ideal

Vacation Rental House

Sanibel Island and Captiva Island, Florida

Sanibel Captiva vacation rental house, Florida

Looking for a house to rent on your vacation to Sanibel or Captiva? Vacation rental houses are really the way to go at Captiva Island, because no high-rise hotels (with teeming tourists) exist. Captiva is at the end of the road, as far as you can drive into the Gulf of Mexico, and north of Sanibel Island. Compared to Sanibel, Captiva is small and quaint... which is the way most of our visitors like it. By renting a vacation house near the Captiva Village Center, you can walk to everything you need including the beach, shops, restaurants, and activities.

Visitors can use any of the beach

A wide variety of Captiva private homes are available for rent on the web site, where you can also search our listings by keywords. Look through the Inventory List to select among the vacation rental house list. Or select by location from our popular Interactive Map of Captiva. Complete information on each home is provided, including photographs, configuration, amenities, prices, and details such as beachfront or private pool. There is a large amount of other information about Captiva as well.

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Finding Great Vacation Rental Houses On The Web

If you would like to visit or return to Captiva and are looking for more accommodation options, you've come to the right place. American Realty of Captiva manages homes for rent by dozens of private owners. These homes range from moderate cottages by the bay shore to large, deluxe estates with private pools, and even beachfront condos.

Wildlife abounds!

Once you decide what size home you need, determine what activities are important for your vacation. If you enjoy boating, look at rental homes on or near the bay shore, maybe with dock access. For beach activities like swimming and sunning, look for short walks to the beachfront. Experts agree that it's a great beach, and you can spend a lot of time on it. Fishing can be fun and very successful from either shore (Gulf or bay), or from a chartered boat departing one of the marinas. Tennis is a perfect activity and there are many tennis courts.

Finally, look at prices and see how they fit your budget. The prices for each home are available are listed on the Inventory List, along with number of bedrooms, bathrooms, and amenities like private pool.

To really save money, book your trip during the off-season. Although the rest of the States may be having "good" weather, it's probably PERFECT on these truly tropical islands.


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