Things to Do in Blind Pass Beach

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Blind Pass Beach is a beautiful, serene beach located in Sanibel, Florida, United States

The most popular activities to do here are fishing and shelling

The beach's scenery gets extra picturesque when the sun is setting

Parking lot is quite small but the beach is never too crowded as well

Sometimes the currents can get very strong, it isn't recommended to swim at this beach

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ONE DAY TRIP IDEA

Welcome to Blind Pass Beach guide. This beach is located in Sanibel, Florida, United States. Even though the beach isn’t very big, many tourists are attracted to visit because of its beauty and laid-back atmosphere. If you’re visiting this beach, you will feel the super calming ambiance!

Near this beach, you can also visit Turner Beach, which is only 3 minutes away from Blind Pass Beach. To reach Turner Beach, you will have to cross the Blind Pass Bridge. In Turner Beach, you can swim and fish from the shore or rock jetty. There are a lot of shells along the shore too. Even though both of them are beaches, it’s good to have a change of scenery, no?

Turner Beach

Straightforward beach for swimming & saltwater fishing from the shore or rock jetty.

Address : 17200 Captiva Dr, Captiva, FL 33924, USA

THINGS TO DO FOR FREE

There are many activities you can do in this beach, but the most popular one is shelling. There are a lot of shells that you can collect along the shores, as well as shark’s teeth. You can also just chill on the beach watching the calm water and enjoy the sunset. When the tide is out, people like to stroll along the shores.

Another popular activity is fishing. When you visit this beach, you will find a lot of fisherman saltwater fishing from the shore or rock jetty. This beach isn’t very crowded as well so you can concentrate better. Best to gear yourself with fishing equipment before you come here!

Blind Pass

Gulf beach with views, lots of space and public facilities.

Address : 7770 Manasota Key Rd, Englewood, FL 34223, USA

HEALTH ADVISORY

During this time of pandemic, visitors must keep their distance at least 6 feet apart from each other. There are no lifeguard on duty in this beach, but there are signs warning visitors off swimming.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

The best time to visit Blind Pass Beach in Sanibel is from December to April. The weather is most pleasant and these months are the peak season of people vacationing to Florida as well.

BEST WATER SPORTS

Didn’t bring your fishing gear? Worry not! You can get yours by visiting Castaways Bait Shop. Not only they sell fishing gears, they also rent canoe and kayaks.

Castaways Bait Shop

Fantastic place to rent kayak or other watersport equipment.

Address : Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel, FL 33957, USA

BEST HOTELS AND RESORTS

If you need a place near Blind Pass Beach to stay overnight, you can check out Castaways Beach & Bay Cottages. This place is located very close to the beach,
only 2 minutes away by walking. Here, you can book cottages – whether you want one, two, or three bedrooms inside. The ambiance of this place is very natural and beach-y, so you will experience beach vacation to the fullest. As for the amenities, they have outdoor pool, free internet connection, and pet-friendly.

Another place you should check out is South Seas Island Resort. This resort is located 10 minutes away by driving from the beach. They also have their own access to white-sand beach, not to mention the modern amenities they offer. You can choose whether you want to book rooms with ocean views, multi-room cottages, or villas. Most quarters have balconies, mini fridges, coffeemakers, and Wi-Fi.

You can also use their pools, visit their on-site restaurant, a spa, marina, and golf course.

Castaways Beach & Bay Cottages

One of the best Sanibel beachfront cottages come with traditional guest rooms.

Address : 6460 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel, FL 33957, USA

South Seas Island Resort

Oceanfront complex on 2.5 miles of white-sand beach with 3 pools, 6 restaurants & a marina.

Address : 5400 Plantation Rd, Captiva, FL 33924, USA

BEST RESTAURANTS

Satisfy your taste buds by going to The Mad Hatter Restaurant. This restaurant is located only 2 minutes away by walking from the beach, and they serve the yummiest American cuisine in the area. You can enjoy your food by watching the ocean. With beach-cottage design, the ambiance of this restaurant is just very fitting with the beach itself. The hosts and the staffs are very friendly as well.

Next restaurant, we recommend you to go to Lazy Flamingo. This restaurant is located 5 minutes away from the beach itself by walking. This place is perfect especially if you’re craving for seafoods. The ambience is very casual – not exactly for someone who wants fine-dining. The cook is very friendly as well as the staffs, they make sure that you will feel at home inside the restaurant.

The Mad Hatter Restaurant

Waterfront New American spot executing upscale plates in a white-tablecloth, beach cottage setting.

Address : 6467 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel, FL 33957, USA

Lazy Flamingo

Down-home sports pub offering beer-steamed seafood, a raw bar & ice-cold brews in an informal space.

Address : 1036 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957, USA

TOP FOODS

If you’re visiting Sanibel, you might want to try their fish-based foods and local cocktails.

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Looking for a lively place where you could have a good time with other people? Go to Crow’s Nest Bar & Grille. This place has the casual ambiance with seafood and steaks ready to satisfy your taste buds. Music is played in the background and the staffs are very friendly as well. The prices of the foods are affordable and the portion is generous. They also host crab races as well in this bar!

Crow's Nest Bar & Grille

Casual, enduring eatery at 'Tween Waters Inn with seafood & steaks, plus hermit crab races & music.

Address : 15951 Captiva Dr, Captiva, FL 33924, USA