Last week we had my sister, Tracy, and nephews, Jack & Ryan, aboard for spring break. Since the kids were all out of school for a full week, our original plan was to head to the Keys and anchor out near Key West to do some spear fishing and kayaking and then head into Key West for the weekend … [Read more...]
Captiva Island is often associated with its sister island, Sanibel just to the south. For cruisers, it is a gorgeous place to anchor or visit some of the resort marinas such as Tween Waters and South Seas Island Resort. We often stop at Captiva for a night or two if we are headed to Cayo Costa State Park since it is on the way if you are coming out of Fort Myers.
Below you will find all the blog posts that we've tagged as 'Captiva Island.'
Every year between Christmas and New Years we take a trip on Blue Turtle. During this time, business slows down for both Randy and I and Corey is out of school. It gives us a good length of time to cruise and anchor out somewhere so we can all decompress and destress. But first, Captiva… This … [Read more...]
With the major boat projects completed and out of the way, we decided it was time for some R & R. Memorial Day weekend (with the extra day off) was the perfect weekend to get off the dock so we decided to head out to anchor by Captiva Island and meet up with Johnny and April of Sea … [Read more...]
I'm finally getting around to posting about our fantastic Memorial Day weekend (last weekend) on anchor at Captiva and then Cayo Costa. Randy, Corey and I first anchored for a night in our favorite Captiva spot where we dinghied to shore at Jenson's Marina and hiked over to the beach near The Mucky … [Read more...]
Last Saturday, Randy and I departed Snook Bight Marina and headed toward Captiva Island. We anchored right off of Tween Waters Inn and dinghy'ed ashore to have dinner and a Rogerita or two at The Green Flash restaurant. We only stayed one night there and the next morning we headed to South Seas … [Read more...]
We love Tween Waters Inn and Marina. What's not to love about beautiful Captiva Island and staying at a resort and marina with the beach across the street, access to the pool and grill and several great restaurants? This past Friday, Randy, Corey, Sophie and I headed to Captiva Island for a … [Read more...]
The local forecast for Easter weekend here was all doom and gloom. According to our local weather stations we were to have a 70-80% chance of precipitation on Friday and Saturday, but we weren't going to let this keep us on the dock. Randy and I have been working our butts off painting the exterior … [Read more...]
Last weekend we headed to Tween Waters Inn on Captiva Island. We had been wanting to take Blue Turtle there and stay at their marina, so we had planned to meet my parents and friends, Mike and Sally, there for a fun-filled weekend. It also happened to fall right between my parents' birthdays, so we … [Read more...]