Top 17 Airbnb Rentals on Captiva Island

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Captiva Island is a slice of paradise on Florida’s Gulf Coast, loved by all for its beautiful beaches and access to outdoor adventures. Often clumped together with its neighboring island Sanibel, this top Florida beach getaway offers an abundance of water activities in addition to biking, sailing, and bird watching. Take advantage of the island’s quiet shoreline by staying at these top Airbnb rentals on Captiva, which offer enticing perks such as beach access, outdoor pools, and space for the entire family.

Beachfront Captiva Home with Sunrise Views
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Beachfront Captiva Home with Sunrise Views

Beachfront Captiva Home with Sunrise Views

Go all out with a stay at this incredible beachfront Airbnb on Captiva Island. The lavish home has three bedrooms and space for up to eight guests, within steps from your own private sandy beach with a fishing dock and views that will knock your socks off. Wake up to beautiful sunrise views and watch the dolphins swim by the waterfront home, then sprawl out in the spacious interior. In addition to two large living areas, it has two kitchens, a BBQ grill, and entertainment such as arcade games and a ping pong and foosball table. Large towels are also provided for you to enjoy at your private beach, as well as two golf carts for cruising the island.

Welcome to Paradise
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Welcome to Paradise

Welcome to Paradise

Book a family vacation on Captiva Island at this three-bedroom home, which sits in a beachfront-to-bayfront community. You’ll have access to community amenities like tennis courts, a swimming pool, and a marina with dock and boat slip, while the home can accommodate up to eight guests comfortably. Located in the heart of Captiva Village, the home boasts three cable TVs and Wi-Fi, as well as a washer/dryer, sundeck, and large shaded screened porch. In addition to providing beach essentials, it’s less than a five-minute stroll to the beach and the ferries to neighboring islands.

Captiva Cottage
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Captiva Cottage

Captiva Cottage

One of the best budget-friendly vacation rentals on Captiva Island, this one-bedroom Airbnb is ideal for couples who want to get away from it all. Newly renovated, the charming cottage is a short walk to the beach and includes a completely stocked kitchen, large Smart TVs in both living room and bedroom, and a screened lanai with beautiful island views. When you need to cool off, head to the shared community pool and take in the gorgeous views of Pine Island Sound, while the shops, restaurants, and activities in Captiva Village are just a one-minute walk away.

South Seas Serenity Luxury Beach Condo
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South Seas Serenity Luxury Beach Condo

South Seas Serenity Luxury Beach Condo

Nestled in the heart of Captiva Island, this newly remodeled luxury condo has a prime location just a 10-minute walk to Captiva Village. Inside the two-bedroom coastal retreat, you’ll find a professionally designed interior with a new kitchen, furnishings, and mattresses, with its end unit location providing plenty of windows that allow natural light to flood in. You’ll be able to enjoy stunning views of the nightly sunsets over the ocean from the furnished patio, while a short boardwalk leads to the beach. The hosts even provide beach essentials like beach chairs, an umbrella, and a foldable beach table for a stress-free beach day.

Jensen's "On the Gulf"
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Jensen's "On the Gulf"

Jensen's "On the Gulf"

Two people will enjoy staying at this Captiva vacation rental for a romantic getaway. The rental has a queen-size bed and is a top-floor suite that’s romantic and offers water views. It is stocked up with all the basic amenities you need. From this rental unit, you can walk to the heart of Captiva and soak up the island vibes. Other things that this Airbnb offers are a TV with standard cable, Wi-Fi, free parking, and laundry machines.

Captiva Hideaway on Old Lodge Lane
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Overlooking Pine Island Sound

Captiva Hideaway on Old Lodge Lane

Captiva Island vacations are fun and comfortable when you stay at this two-bedroom, two-bathroom Airbnb. Four guests can stay here and enjoy views overlooking Pine Island Sound. It’s just a short walk from the beaches, bars, and restaurants. The first bedroom has a queen-size bed, the second bedroom has a twin bed with a trundle, and the living room has a pull-out sofa. You’ll be close to McCarthy’s Marina and Jensens Marina when you stay here, which is good to know if you want to bring your boat.

Ultra Luxe Beach Villa at South Seas Resort
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Ultra Luxe Beach Villa at South Seas Resort

Ultra Luxe Beach Villa at South Seas Resort

Enjoy a quiet beach vacation on Captiva at this luxury beach villa, which is set in South Seas Resort. Its direct beach views make it a popular choice, while you can also access a private beach just steps away. Within walking distance from downtown, it has a spacious balcony for sunset viewing, a well-appointed living room with a flat-screen TV, and a modern kitchen that makes mealtime stress-free. It also offers access to community gas grills for cooking your catch of the day. After a long day at the beach, you can rest easy in the upscale condo’s Posturepedic mattresses.

Blue Laguna - Vacation in Paradise
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Blue Laguna - Vacation in Paradise

Blue Laguna - Vacation in Paradise

It’s a vacation in paradise at this blue four-story home, which boasts luxury perks like a private pool and sweeping 360-degree water views from its observation deck. The three-bedroom property has two screened-in lanai’s where you can soak up the island’s cool breezes, while kids will love the 3rd-floor game room with a pool table and board games. Bask in the sunshine at the sparkling outdoor pool, which includes comfy patio furniture and chaise loungers for hours of relaxation. Your stay also includes a four-person golf cart for accessing the island’s top attractions.

South Seas Beach Villa
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Stunning views from this rental unit

South Seas Beach Villa

Four travelers can make themselves at home in this Captiva condo that has one bedroom and one bathroom. The home is a gulf-front villa at South Seas and offers stunning views. The bedroom has a king-size bed, and there is a queen sleeper sofa in the living room. You can walk to shops and restaurants in the Captiva village from here and not have to worry about driving. Amenities offered at this condo include coin laundry machines, free Wi-Fi, two smart TVs, and an elevator. The Airbnb host provides you with two beach umbrellas and four beach chairs.

Stunning Modern Beachfront Condo with Golf Cart
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Stunning Modern Beachfront Condo with Golf Cart

Stunning Modern Beachfront Condo with Golf Cart

An ultra-stylish Airbnb rental on Captiva Island, this one-bedroom condo has been completely renovated. Its highlight is the incredible ocean views and private balcony with prime sunset viewing available, while it also features new floors, doors, furniture, and mattresses. There’s even a pullout sofa and Murphy bed for extra guests. Your stay also includes a four-seater golf cart and all the beach amenities you’d need for a day in the sun, as well as access to gorgeous condo pools.

Cozy Suite with Golf View and No Stairs
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Cozy Suite with Golf View and No Stairs

Cozy Suite with Golf View and No Stairs

Located at 15300 Captiva Drive, this idyllic guest suite can be yours with an overnight booking through Airbnb. It accommodates two people and has a queen-size bed, bathroom, enclosed lanai, and designer beach décor. Other offerings are free parking, TV with standard cable, and Wi-Fi. Guests will have ground-floor access to their space and enjoy the laid-back luxury at its finest. It’s a cozy place that’s perfect for a couple, peaceful, and right on the beach.

Baywatch Cottage
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A two-bedroom pool home you'll love

Baywatch Cottage

This home is available for rent through Airbnb and is a great choice for up to six people. It has two bedrooms and two bathrooms on a three-acre estate that also has three other homes. It has an old-Florida style with comfortable furnishings. Ideal for both short-term and long-term stays, it offers a private lanai deck that faces the bay and a private, screened pool just off the dining area. There are two shared docks on the property, which are great for fishing and boating. Two kayaks are available onsite for guests as well.

Rick’s Retreat
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Freshly painted, clean, and bright

Rick’s Retreat

For your trip to Captiva Island, consider booking this Airbnb for up to six people. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, plus linens, towels, flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi, and parking. The home has a new kitchen and a tropical/nautical theme. From the house, you can walk to shops, restaurants, and galleries. Therefore, you can just park your car here and not even use it during your stay. Bike lanes run along the entire length of Captiva and Sanibel. This is also a pet-friendly vacation rental when you pay a $175 fee. Between December and May, the home must be rented out from Saturday to Saturday; however, the dates are flexible during other times of the year.

My Sea Shack
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An unspoiled, low-key island paradise

My Sea Shack

This Sea Shack is a great home away from home on a low-key piece of paradise in North Captiva. It offers opportunities for uncrowded beaches and exploring a bit of paradise in a provided golf cart. The stilt home was built in 2018 and is a great place to spend your days enjoying kayak rentals and fishing charters. Your rental here includes numerous resort amenities, including a community pool, tennis court, and priority seating at Safety Harbor’s restaurant. You’ll also be just a two-minute walk to Safety Harbor’s private beach entrance.

Captiva Sweet Retreat at Bayside Villas
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A corner location with marina and pool views

Captiva Sweet Retreat at Bayside Villas

Another highly rated condo rental in Captiva, Florida is this one-bedroom, two-bathroom unit with a corner location. It has a view of the pool and marina, and it’s just a short walk to the beaches. This condo sleeps four people and has a king-size bed in one bedroom and a queen-size bed and sofa bed in the other bedroom. The home has an open floor plan, a large waterfront lanai, a kitchen with a breakfast island, and well-appointed décor. You’ll have your own private residence here within the South Seas Island Resort, and the community amenities include a heated pool, hot tub, BBQ grills, free parking, beach chairs and umbrellas, and marina access for a small fee.

Spacious One-Bedroom Condo with Coastal Theme
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Access private beaches and so much more

Spacious One-Bedroom Condo with Coastal Theme

Here’s a one-bedroom condo with a king-size bed, queen-size sofa bed, and air mattress. You’ll have 180-degree views from the screened lanai and enjoy views of the marina, Pine Island Sound, pool, and hot tub. Your unit is within the South Seas Island Resort and comes with beach chairs, an umbrella, a wagon, a community pool, and access to the resort’s beaches. Other free offerings are parking, tennis courts, and gas grills. Meanwhile, the Airbnb host provides a TV with basic cable, Wi-Fi, and a dedicated workspace. You can dock your boat in front of the building in the Bayside Villas Marina for $40 per day.

Anthony Beach Cottages - Sunset Captiva
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Anthony Beach Cottages - Sunset Captiva

Anthony Beach Cottages - Sunset Captiva

With two bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, this beach vacation rental is near the Bubble Room, Mucky Duck, Doc Ford’s and the beach. It is a Captiva Island cottage that accommodates five people and has a queen-size bed in one bedroom, three single beds in the second bedroom, and two couches in the common space. When you stay here, you’ll have access to shared amenities, including a community pool that is heated and tennis courts. The home also comes with beach chairs, towels, umbrellas, and boogie boards that you can use.

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