FAQ’s About Captiva Home Rentals – Tropical Breeze
What's the weather like?
Take a look at our weather pages for all the information you could need.
What supplies are provided at Tropical Breeze?
You are provided with a "starter pack" of supplies including such absolute necessities as bath soap, toilet and facial tissue, paper towels, dishwasher detergent, laundry detergent, and garbage bags. We want you to be able to begin enjoying your tropical island getaway without having to worry about rushing to the store -- you'd probably rather rush down to the beach instead!
Is there a grocery store nearby?
The Island Store on Captiva Island is a short walk away; it carries almost everything your need from fresh produce to sunscreen to cocktails. A short drive is a wonderful international deli.
There are also two full supermarkets a short drive away on Sanibel which supply everything you may require, Lee and Bonnie can organise for Tropical Breeze to be stocked with your grocery requirements so you can get straight into vacation mode!
Are there many restaurants on the islands?
Don't worry, there's definitely no shortage of restaurants here! Captiva and Sanibel boast over 40 restaurants, offering every type of cuisine that the island traveller could possibly imagine. Many of our restaurants offer a casual dining atmosphere and the kinds of views that you just won't find anywhere else. Look at our restaurant guide for a list of restaurants that are within walking distance of Tropical Breeze.
Are beach towels included?
Yes. They are included.
Are bicycle rentals available on the island?
With over twenty-two miles of well maintained bike paths on the island, Captiva and Sanibel are perfect for the biking enthusiast. There are several bike rental companies from which to choose. In addition to bicycles, some offer roller blades, mopeds, and other accessories -- as well as pick up and delivery.
What kinds of recreational activities and entertainment does the island offer?
There's so many to choose from...your biggest problem will be deciding which to do first! You'll be able to enjoy fresh and salt water fishing, canoeing, kayaking, boating, bicycling, rollerblading, windsurfing, fitness facilities, tennis, golf, swimming, snorkelling, and world famous shelling.
Or, visit Sanibel's famous Ding Darling wildlife refuge, historical village, the Bailey Matthews Shell Museum, the Historic Sanibel Lighthouse, specialty shops, restaurants, or the Sanibel Day Spa. Then of course there's the option of enjoying spectacular sunsets, beach walks, dancing, evenings at the theatre, video rentals, and much more! Bikes, jet-ski and parasailing can all be booked from YOLO in Andy Rosse Lane.
What if I have special requests?
Cribs, rollaway beds and other child care or guest convenience items are offered at an additional charge and should be arranged prior to arrival. Gifts, guest baskets, grocery services, etc. can also be arranged with our agents Royal Shell prior to your arrival. If you should require it, maid service can be arranged as well.
Can I bring my pet?
Sorry no pets allowed
Is there a more local airport to Captiva?
Southwest Florida International Airport is 40 minutes away at Fort Myers for schedules look at their website http://www.swfia.com.
Can you organise transport from the airports to Captiva?
There are a number of limousine companies that will collect and deliver you to and from the airports, call or email us and we will provide details or get them booked for you.
Do you need a car?
Once at the house a car is not a necessity as restaurants, small shops, boating and fishing are all with in easy walking distance.
Are there laundry facilities?
The house has a laundry room on the first and on the ground floor, both fully equipped with washing machine and tumble driers. There is also a line for hanging washing in the garage.
Is Captiva safe for children?
Captiva was made for children, the beach is long and wide and the sea is smooth and warm. The traffic is sparse and moves slowly, all the restaurants welcome children it is a real safe family environment.
Does the house have air conditioning in every room?
Does the house have Smart TV's
The main lounge and all bedrooms have smart flat screen tv's.