North Captiva Island is located North of Captiva Island and South of Cayo Costa. Part of the Charlotte Harbor barrier island chain, North Captiva is approximately four miles long and one-half mile wide at the widest extent.
North Captiva, also called “Upper Captiva”, is one of Florida’s few places left which survived unscarred the early days of land grabs and bulldozers. In fact, it is one of the few places where the delicate balance between man and nature has gracefully withstood the passage of time.
As it is only accessible by air or water, it is only 3 hours sailing from Cape Coral by boat. North Captiva is a great place to stop for a lunch as there are great restaurants with a nice view over the harbor.
Since there is no access to the island by car, the primary means of transportation on the island is by electric golf cart. Which is great with children as everything is on walking distances such as the beaches.