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Blind Pass Beach

San-Cap Road, Sanibel Island, FL 34223
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Great Spot!

Almost any beach in or around Sanibel is great! Shells abound, the beach is clean, and people are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sunsets, Dolphins and $4/hr parking

It's totally inappropriate and unnecessary to charge $4 an hour to park at a beach. Heck, we don't... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dan M
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“shark teeth” (18 reviews)
San-Cap Road, Sanibel Island, FL 34223
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Almost any beach in or around Sanibel is great! Shells abound, the beach is clean, and people are friendly. The biggest problem is that so many of the beautiful shells you find are 'alive' so they must be thrown back. Please DON'T take live shells...More

Thank A1965lisam
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's totally inappropriate and unnecessary to charge $4 an hour to park at a beach. Heck, we don't even do that in New York and believe me, we invented the meaning of screwing the consumer. Aside from that, you will get to see an amazing...More

1  Thank Dan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Each year we try to stay near blind pass. We love the shelling. The Undertow is bad at times. Lots of people shelling and fishing. Minimal parking so get there early. Great sunrises and sunsets . One of favorite beaches on sanibel

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two sides to Blind Pass. Both are very beautiful with a wide variety of shells. We saw several dolphins playing in the water. Parking is quite a challenge.

Thank mholden25
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps you need to be a local to figure out where to park. The lot was tiny. There was a sign directing people to Bowmans Beach 2+miles back. We really wanted to spend time here. We could see dolphins swimming just off shore. It is...More

Thank smurawski
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the shells typical, but they were piled in thick mounds.Fun to sift through. Good shells in the water too. Beach not as nice to walk though as do many shells ..have flip flood handy. Beach is also not real goat so walking isn't...More

Thank martini-mimi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were driving by and could see a dolphin nose vertically out of water so we decided to stop and watch. There were at least 8 dolphins swimming around and eating their dinner. The water was very swift and rough at the bridge. Parking is...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We used the small public lot on the Captiva side (the larger lot on the Sanibel was closed for repairs). Bath house and showers. $20 for 5 hours In July - off season The is no 'free parking' -- there are local business over flow...More

Thank turf1996
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for shells, go at low tide. Can get crowded, but you can walk to other part of beach where not crowded. Parking is pitiful, very limited and expensive. You can also fish from bridge or surf fish.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Crowded beach. Everyone is walking with nets and looking for shells. My family tried to fish, but no luck.

1  Thank Linda A
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Ritaban S
11 April 2017|
Response from babypeterblue | Reviewed this property |
Yes, of course
6 March 2017|
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Response from NorthofDetroit | Reviewed this property |
Blind Pass separates Sanibel from Captiva. There is a public parking lot on either side (pay-to-park, naturally). Neither lot is very big.
15 February 2017|
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Response from Mr Z | Reviewed this property |
sorry for late response.................yes Bowmans Beach has picnic tables/grills