|Wave Quality Rating||2|
|Type of Wave||Beach break|
|Direction of Wave||Right|
Hurricane swells and cold fronts bring the best waves for this spot. Windy days bring ride-able decent waves if you're from the area and don't want to travel too far. There's a spot with a jetty to the right of the beach that you can jump off. The south coast end of Sanibel and the west coasts of Sanibel/Captiva often experience very different conditions.
Cross the bridge to Sanibel Island, and go through Sanibel.Access & Parking Info / Cost
Unfortunately it costs a whopping $6.00 to cross the bridge on Sanibel to even get to Captiva. Parking is $2 per hour at public parking sites. A place called McCarthy's Marina offers all day beach parking for $10. They love money out here.Where to Stay
Sanibel/Captiva are mega expensive. Plan on spending per night $150+ in Sanibel and $200+ in Captiva. You can find rooms for around $80/night just into the mainland.Equipment Hire
A place called Yolo Sports on Andy Rosse ln. In Captiva. about 1/2 mile from public parking. He rents skimboards and longboards. Fair prices for the area to say the least.When its Flat?
summertime, when the weather is nice for the most part.