Sanibel and Captiva Nightlife


Exciting Nightlife on Sanibel and Captiva Islands

Sanibel bars offer tourists something to do after the spectacular sunsets for which this island is known. The island population is a very cohesive group, but visitors to the local watering holes will be greeted with nothing but warmth. After all, this island’s economy depends on tourism to a great extent and Sanibel Island nightlife is generally a pretty hopping affair. There are several Sanibel bars and Captiva bars from which to choose both. The fact that most places can be reached on foot or bike makes the Sanibel nightlife even more fun and safe.

Great dining for fresh seafood will be a delight on Sanibel and Captiva.

The Mucky Duck on Captiva Island is one of the most famous pubs on either island. This establishment was founded in the 1970’s when two island residents found out that there was an available liquor license for Captiva. They purchased what was once a tea house and rental property and created what amounts to an English-style pub right in the downtown area of Captiva. Today, The Mucky Duck is one of the most popular places to be. The island bar is most famous for its sunset views. The establishment also serves food to its guests, including gourmet seafood dishes.

fantastic nightlife abounds on Sanibel and Captiva!

Burgers, fries and ice cream are favorites on the islands.

Cheeburger Cheeburger, located on Sanibel Island, is a family-friendly establishment. The restaurant serves hamburgers and other fun fare and is located in a cheery building in the commercial district of Sanibel. Also on Sanibel is Schnapper’s Hots, a char-grill serving up hot dogs, burgers, fresh cut fries, buffalo wings, fish and chips, ice cream and more. Look for the distinctive yellow and pink building, family-friendly and a perfect restaurant for take-out.

Other Sanibel nightlife include the BIG ARTS Herb Strauss Theater which offers wonderful Broadway caliber talent in a warm and intimate environment. This is the only live professional theater on Sanibel Island and presents musicals, comedies and dramas throughout the year. When you are ready for great nightlife entertainment, whether for some sensational music, engaging theater or beautiful dance, then look to the BIG ARTS Herb Strauss Theater for your evening itinerary.

Beautiful sunsets are a perfect end to your day on Sanibel and Captiva.