Discover a selection of 37 vacation rentals in Captiva Island, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $125 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Captiva Island. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Top rated rentals — Captiva Island
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Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Captiva Island

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Captiva Island. Well known for its dolphin watching, kayaking and fishing, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters, and sometimes even a hot tub for a relaxing getaway.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Captiva Island

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Travelers enjoy Captiva Island for its dolphin viewing opportunities, kayaking and fishing. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Captiva Island a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sun Splash Water Park (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Jungle Golf Ft. Myers (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Dunes Golf and Tennis Club (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Sanibel Island Golf Club (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Mike Greenwell's Bat-A-Ball & Family Fun Park (16.4 mi / 26.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Captiva Island

Captiva Island is famous for its island views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Captiva Island is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Captiva Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Turner Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • North Captiva Island Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Bowman's Beach (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Sanibel Island Southern Beach (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Useppa Island (9.3 mi / 15 km)

What are the top vacation rentals in Captiva Island?

Luxury villas, unique houseboats and spacious homes — everyone's ideal escape is different. Whatever you're into, you're sure to find something you love among these top vacation rentals in Captiva Island:

  • "3+ Bed/2 Bath, 2 Masters, Pool": If you're looking for someplace in Sanibel Captiva Island with 3 bedrooms and the comforts of home, this getaway will tick your boxes. Amenities include shopping and a video library.
  • "Fenced Yard And Private Shore. Book Now For 2023": Located in Sanibel Captiva Island, this top-rated option has 4 bedrooms and lots of handy amenities. Optional golf privileges and cookware, dishware and utensils are just a couple you'll find here.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Captiva Island vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Captiva Island?

Clock off on Friday and forget about sales targets and deadlines. Treat yourself to a few days of good old-fashioned R&R — with a side order of adventure — at one of these wonderful weekend getaways in Captiva Island:

  • "Captiva Vacation Home: Comfort" in Sanibel Captiva Island is a wonderful choice if you adore the outdoors. Head for the area's nature hot spots, like Sanibel Moorings Botanical Gardens and Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park, or try some activities. Sailing and fishing are two ways to get your kicks.
  • Otherwise, spend your break at "Old Florida Beach Cottage, On The Beach" in Captiva. Here, you'll be in the perfect position to explore Park Shore Beach and Causeway Islands Park A. There are some fun activities to keep you occupied too, including basketball and surfing and boogie boarding.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Captiva Island?

Easy to keep tidy and with everything you need within reach, studio apartments are a terrific option if you're traveling alone or with your significant other. If you're looking for someplace small and comfy to call home, consider these studio apartments for rent in Captiva Island:

  • "Your Home Away From Home Restaurant" is a cozy retreat in Sanibel Captiva Island. You'll have lots of amenities to take advantage of here, including a TV and off-street parking options. When it's time to get out and explore some of the nearby cultural sights, Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center and Florida Repertory Theater should be among them.
  • Located in Sanibel Captiva Island, "Lovely Island Escape Onsite Pools" is another awesome base for your adventure. When you're not checking out highlights like Jungle Drums and Lovegrove Gallery & Gardens, make use of a nearby marina and an ice maker back at your apartment.

Can I find short term rentals in Captiva Island?

Yes, so you can forget about holing up in a soulless hotel or sleeping in someone's extra room. Book one of our short-term rentals in Captiva Island and put your feet up in your own private escape. Here are a few options we think you'll like:

  • You'll be near central Sanibel Captiva Island when you stay at "Captiva Vacation Home: Comfort". Make the most of your quick escape by discovering the cool sights around you, beginning with Captiva Beach and Bowman's Beach.
  • "Old Florida Beach Cottage, On The Beach" is another great choice. Spend a few days or so at this vacation rental in Captiva and check out Bowman's Beach and Turner Beach, which are within close reach.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Captiva Island?

Whether you've been together for a month, a year or forever, there's nothing like a romantic weekend getaway to keep passions burning. If you're searching for somewhere dreamy to spend a few days with your other half, take a peek at these retreats:

  • "3+ Bed/2 Bath, 2 Masters, Pool" in Sanibel Captiva Island will convince you to plan more romantic weekends away. Nice touches here include a nearby bay and winery tours.
  • Alternatively, plan a loved-up weekend escape at "Fenced Yard And Private Shore. Book Now For 2023". Located in Sanibel Captiva Island, it offers a nearby bay, a resort and other highlights.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Captiva Island?

When it comes to vacations, the more the merrier. If you're in search of somewhere with enough space to fit friends or family, one of these large group vacation rentals in Captiva Island might be just the ticket:

  • "Family Home 5 Minutes From Paris And 20 Minutes From Disney": With 6 bedrooms, everyone can RSVP "yes" to you at this sought-after getaway in Paris. A swimming pool and nearby museums are among the many amenities available here.
  • "Perfect Getaway 2 Spacious Units": Located in Captiva, this sizable stay has 6 bedrooms and is another top pick for a fun family break. There's a whole lot to keep guests comfortable and content, including a swimming pool and a balcony.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in Captiva Island?

Whether you're organizing a stay with family and friends, a big birthday bash or even a wedding, we'll help you find the perfect space. Gather your best buddies and compare these large vacation rentals in Captiva Island:

  • "Ocean Front Captiva Luxe Estate": This vacation rental in Sanibel Captiva Island has 9 bedrooms and can comfortably sleep up to 30 people. As well as lots of space, it comes with a beach view and a swimming pool.
  • "Sea Oats Luxury Estate Captiva Island•private Resort• •call Now": Situated in Sanibel Captiva Island, this spacious option features an ocean view and a firepit. It has 11 bedrooms with space for up to 30 guests.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Captiva Island?

Get set to take your pick and dive right in. Here are a couple of highly rated house rentals in Captiva Island where memories are made at the pool:

  • Settle into "Six Houses From Stunning Sandy Captiva Beaches", where the first thing on your itinerary should be pool time. This retreat is located in Sanibel Captiva Island and offers a range of family-friendly amenities, including a porch and a kitchen.
  • Laze by the water while the kids paddle around at "True Captiva Island House". This property in Captiva comes with a range of conveniences to keep your crew nice and comfortable, such as a TV and a toaster.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Captiva Island?

Start putting together your guest list, because Vrbo has tons of family vacation rentals in Captiva Island that'll happily house your entire crew. Here are a few favorites:

  • Located in Sanibel Captiva Island, "3+ Bed/2 Bath, 2 Masters, Pool" has 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 8 people. Among the amenities you'll find here are childrens activities and cable/satellite TV services.
  • "Perfect Island Escape Free Access To Tennis Courts" in Captiva is another popular choice. You'll be able to invite up to 10 people to this escape which features 4 bedrooms, a balcony, outdoor furniture and more.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in Captiva Island?

Enjoy a dip first thing in the morning, noon or late at night — the choice is yours when you stay in one of our Captiva Island escapes with an indoor pool. And best of all, there's room for the entire gang to join in the fun.

  • Hop in, the water's fine at "Ocean Front Captiva Luxe Estate". Located in Sanibel Captiva Island, this outstanding haven has 9 bedrooms that fit up to 30 guests. A fireplace and a swimming pool are some other amenities that help make this place a standout.
  • Alternatively, stay a week or two at "Enjoy Your Captiva Dream Vacation In Our Newly Built Home" in Sanibel Captiva Island. When you're not frolicking around in the water, take advantage of other perks like a swimming pool and a kitchen. This rental property has 5 bedrooms and accommodates as many as 12 people.

Love to see some other options? Use the search bar at the top of the page, adjust the filters to find the Captiva Island vacation rental that's perfect for your needs and lock in your ideal stay today.