Escape to a resort village and wildlife sanctuary with boundless opportunity for both adventure and relaxation. Uncover the infinite possibilities that exist within this island getaway, poised to inspire and delight both the young, and the young at heart. For decades, generations of guests have made Captiva Island the vacation destination of choice to share treasured moments and create lasting memories. This iconic award-winning resort resides within a 330-acre wildlife preserve, and is nestled on 2.5 miles of pristine white-sand beaches framing the tranquil waters of the Gulf of Mexico. A peaceful retreat, the resort is designed to take full advantage of the existing landscape, offering a destination rich in recreation and wondrous natural beauty. Feel at home in your choice of accommodations, ranging from comfortable hotel rooms, charming condominiums and cottages, to private beachfront homes and villas. Rated a top 10 beach resort for families and one of 10 best resorts for family reunions in the world, this inviting oasis allows the discovery of native Florida and its extraordinary splendor. Relax at one of our 20 pools, including our main resort pool complex, boasting the quirky Crooked Snook Tiki Bar and expansive views of the bay. Enjoy epic fishing, parasailing, guided cruises, on-site dining, and the best selection of water sports while staying just steps away from an exclusive beach.