This is what Jensen's is NOT.
It is not a resort.
There is no restaurant, room service, breakfast or even daily maid service. There's even no shampoo!
Here's what Jensen's IS.
50 feet (I walked it) to the sandy Gulf of Mexico.
Because all other accommodations in Captiva are ACROSS THE STREET facing the Intercoastal Waterway, expect to pay $400 a night for the location.
And unless you want room service and a spa, it's worth it.
However, with a 4p to 10am time frame, make the most of your $20+/hour.
If you're flying in to Fort Myers (RSW), stop at FRESH MARKET [---] in the Bell Tower Shops on Daniels & 41 on your way and stock up on wine, pate, cheese, etc. If you're driving, take it all in a cooler and put in in your fridge.
For while there are a number of cute restaurants in the "Village" like Key Lime Bistro, there's not a not of reason to get dressed and leave the room.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Captiva Island's only small resort directly on the beach. Romantic, intimate, laid-back, on your own peace. SW Florida, USA, beachfront resort on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy gentle surf lapping on our white shell strewn beach, swaying palms, and your loved ones from your front row seat to incredible sunsets that will take your breath away. Reserve one of our dramatic view suites or garden cottage suites and learn the secret of the best small Inn on Captiva! Walk to everything including Jensen's Historic Twin Palm Marina - Captiva Island's Boating & Fishing Headquarters. Join the generations who've returned to us over the last nearly 40 years the Jensens have preserved the natural beauty that stole their heart - True Captiva Island. PEACE - LOVE - CAPTIVA. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Jensen`s `On The Gulf` Hotel Captiva Island
- Jensen's "On The Gulf" Captiva Island, Florida