Welcome to paradise! North Captiva or Upper Captiva as some call it is an Island about 2 and a half miles long and one half mile wide. There are no cars on the island and is only accessable by boat or small plane. It is a great place to relax and not have to worry about traffic and crowds. There is only a small convienece store on the island so it it recommended that you bring groceries for your stay over with you. There are 2 water taxi's that transport guests to the island, Island Girl and North Captiva Island Club. Schedules can be found on their websites. There are 4 restaurants on the island. They are Mangos, Boat house, Barnacles, and Over the Waterfront. Boats and Fun offers boat and jet ski rentals,fishing bait and gear as well as fishing charters. The southern part of the island is a state nature preserve with hiking trails throughout. The island isn't for everyone, but if you like a laid back atmoshere you found the right place. North Captiva island is a hidden treasure that we welcome you to come see for yourself.