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Weddings at Bali Hi Estate

[row] [span7] Bali Hi is an incredible piece of beach front property on Captiva Island. It truly is an Estate but there's nothing pretentious about it! My husband and I had our wedding at Bali Hi and wouldn't have changed it for the world. The property is impeccably maintained both inside and out. We had 12 guests stay on the property and there was plenty of room for more. My favorite aspect of the property is that there are so many different venues within in it. From the pool area to the huge back porch, to the beach firepit, and what truly feels like your own private beachfront on Captiva, the property is a gift that keeps on giving. Inside the house has everything you'll need for cooking and entertaining, plenty of storage, and a variety of spaces to hang out. We loved using the stereo which flooded the outside with music day and night. The landscaping is absolutely beautiful and made our wedding backdrop spectacular. Super clean and well maintained. We felt that the owner and property managers accommodated us completely and also left us alone to have the property to ourselves. The location is perfect because it's still close to Sanibel and a 5-minute drive to anywhere else on Captiva. I would recommend this property to anyone! - Fitch Wedding December, 2018 "We just recently got married at the Bali Hi estate and it was beyond perfect in every way! The property is so beautiful and has so much to offer. For the wedding we had about 60 guests, a live band, and the ceremony right on the beach and it was spectacular. All of our guests just raved about how beautiful and fun it all was. Our Captiva is extremely helpful all along the way with answering questions and giving me as much information as possible while planning from over a thousand miles away! During our stay, we took full advantage of all the property has to offer - enjoying time at the beach, using the fire pit, hanging in the gorgeous pool area, and having meals on the deck! I highly recommend this property for weddings or just for an amazing vacation. We will definitely be back! The pictures can't even do it justice, it is truly a gem!" -  Baldwin Wedding May. 2017 [/span7] [span5] [well] [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="15" gal_title="Weddings"] View Full Gallery [/well] [/span5] [/row]   FOR MORE WEDDING INFORMATION, READ BELOW:   The gentle lapping of waves. The reassuring call of shorebirds in the distance. A cool, salty breeze rushing through your hair, just as the radiant sun sets into the horizon, right between you and your true love.

Private Estate Tropical Beach Wedding Location

Does this sound like your dream wedding? Just like the vast ocean meeting the sand to become the shore, two hearts becoming one is a special and captivating event that you will want to cherish forever.  Surrounded by lush, tropical vegetation and exotic wildlife on Florida’s Gulf coast, you will find your Captiva Island wedding at Bali Hi to be a dream come true.  Few beach destinations can compare to the unspoiled, pristine yet private beauty of Captiva Island, Florida. On a private estate far removed from public beach parking and the hustle and bustle of life, whether you decide on a large ceremony, a small one, or somewhere in between, the moment will be yours at Bali Hi. https://vimeo.com/157070303

Beautiful Wedding on Captiva Island's White Sandy Beach

Haven’t started planning yet? We will ensure your Captiva Island wedding at Bali Hi is as special as it can possibly be. We are happy to refer you to wedding planners, photo and video specialists, caterers, and any other services you may need to make your wedding ceremony and reception perfect. Looking for a special honeymoon spot? We have just the place – be sure to visit our page for Coquina Cottage, Captiva’s most charming and romantic cottage on the Gulf! Captiva has tropical vistas, sugar sand and majestic wildlife; there is hardly a better destination for a beach wedding. For the couple wanting the perfect beach setting to cast their vows, you need look no further than our elegant Bali Hi estate! With over two acres of beautifully landscaped property, 155' of Gulf frontage, and sleeping arrangements for up to twenty guests, you will not find a more accommodating property on Captiva. Whether you are looking to have a large reception or intimate ceremony with immediate friends and family, Bali Hi can host the wedding of your dreams.

Private Beach Weddings on Captiva's pristine white sand

Bali Hi estate is not just a gorgeous home! By renting through Our Captiva, you will experience a commitment to excellence and quality of guest service unparalleled by the rental agencies and other property management groups on the island. Our friendly office team and maintenance staff will ensure that you white beach wedding goes as smoothly as possible. https://vimeo.com/154458365

Perfect Wedding Location and Honeymoon Get-A-Way on Florida's Gulf Coast

We promise you that a wedding at Bali Hi will be a sublime experience to remember forever. Don’t take our word for it: feel free to visit our guest book gallery and see what past guests have had to say about the Bali Hi experience. If you are visiting the area, please call us toll-free at 888-395-0852 to schedule a tour. A wedding at Bali Hi brings memories that will last a lifetime. There’s no better ceremony on the Gulf Coast than a Captiva Island beach wedding.  Our large estate gives you privacy as you exchange vows on our beach. The natural beauty of the island surrounds you and yours as you make your pledge to love and support one another. A Bali Hi wedding is perfect at any time of day. From a sunrise wedding, to the mid-day sun, to a sunset on the beach, the time is yours to pick and cherish forever. We also provide a beautiful gazebo surrounded by lush greenery native to the area if you prefer our beautiful gardens to the gently breaking waves of the Gulf Coast; most of our guests find Bali Hi's shore perfect for their wedding. https://youtu.be/8XsORFgBxfY Preparing for your Captiva Island beach wedding at Bali Hi is easier than what you think. Over the years, we have met caterers, photographers, videographers, and florists in the Fort Myers/Sanibel-Captiva area whom we can recommend upon reservation. We will work with you to make your beach wedding one of the most memorable moments of your life. And when the ceremony is over, our 800’ deep property gives you plenty of room to serve guests inside and out.  The fully equipped kitchen bar can double as buffet table or open bar. The breakfast nook is the perfect spot to keep your wedding cake until it’s time to cut. If you prefer outdoors, the beach garden, gazebo and patio area has plenty of room for tables and chairs. Perhaps you and yours may want a cocktail hour outside and the main dinner inside. We have a floor plan available to plan out the wedding island style. You deserve the best, and we will do everything we can to make the perfect wedding in the most perfect place for a wedding.
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BEST DEALS

BEST DEALS - SUMMER SEASON! Best Rates of the Year! Captiva and Sanibel's Award Winning Beach is waiting for you! The holidays are upon us and so are some great rates. CALL NOW FOR SPECIAL PRICING 888-395-0852 BALI HI ESTATE - Your own Private Resort 'like' ON the Beach!!
  • AVAILABILITY - Bali Hi Estate
    • Aug 25 - Sep 9      $6,100 for 7 nights
    • Sep 9 - 15               $7,500 for 7 nights
    • Sep 22 - 29            $7,500 for 7 nights
  • *Sleeps 12-22, large pool, 150' beach frontage, children's play area, tropical paradise, kayaks, sundeck, gazebos.
  • *Prices are for Main House Only.
  • *Guest House can be added for $1000
  • *Preferred rentals are generally Sat-Sat - Call Us if you need different!
  • *Short stays available.  Ask Us!
  MARINA VILLA 905 - Gorgeous Harbor Views!
  • AVAILABILITY - Marina Villa 905
    • Aug 18 - Sept 1       $1,300 for 7 nights
  • *Sleeps up to 6 - End unit overlooking harbor inlet.
  • *Gorgeous views, Pool, short walk to beach, dolphin sightings daily.
  • *South Seas Resort Special Amenities NOT included.
  • *Docking Available through SSIR Harbor Marina.
  • *Preferred rentals are generally Sat-Sat.
  • *Short stays available.  Ask Us!
  COQUINA COTTAGE - Tropical Paradise ON the beach!
  • AVAILABILITY - Coquina Cottage
    • Aug 11 - Sept 1       $2,290 for 7 Nights (one suite)
    • Sept 1 - 8                 $3,060 for 7 Nights (Both Suites) Labor Day Wk.
  • *Sleeps up to 4 adults / 4 children under 12 in two separate suites.
  • *Pets Welcome.
  • *Price is quoted for one suite only unless otherwise indicated.
  • *2nd Suite can be rented for 75% discount for privacy (just add 25%).
  • *2nd Suite generally included holiday weeks and peak season, Ask Us!
  • *Preferred rentals are generally Sat-Sat. - If you need different, Ask Us!
  • *Short stays available.  Ask Us!
- Call 888-395-0852 (or) Email: rentals@ourcaptiva.com * Specials are exclusively for specific time periods and generally for late bookings or last minute cancellation specials. Special rates do not apply to dates outside the specific time period of the special.
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Captiva & Sanibel shelling Top 10

Captiva Island Captiva Island shares the distinction of being 1 of Florida’s Shell Islands. Captiva is generally the spot to find the larger of the intact shells. Turner Beach, though not good for swimming because of fast currents, is the perfect spot for a shell-hunting adventure. Just be sure to leave any live shells on the beach or risk breaking the strict shelling laws. At sunset, head to Captiva Beach at the end of Captiva Drive to take in a spectacular sunset. Sanibel Island  Along with Captiva, Sanibel is a unique barrier island with east-west orientation that differs from the typical north-south layout. This east-west designation has helped Sanibel earn its reputation as one of the Shell Islands - prime spots along Florida’s coastline for gathering perfectly intact shells in every shape and size. Hit the beach with a bucket, shovel and small net and stroll the beach at low tide to peruse the ocean’s bounty of conch, cockles and scallop shells. Bowman’s Beach is the quietest and most remote stretch of sand in Sanibel, while a historic lighthouse beckons visitors to take a stroll on the rustic boardwalk at Lighthouse Beach. Sanibel and Captiva Islands, Florida The wealth and variety of shells have made Sanibel and Captiva Islands top American destinations for seashells. The islands are actually made out of shells, like some fascinating work of shell art created by nature over thousands of years. When locals dig gardens in their backyards, they often find conchs, whelks, scallops and clam shells mostly perfectly intact. People come from all over the world to Sanibel and Captiva Islands, drawn by the song of the seashell. Every March there is a special annual Sanibel Shell Fair & Show, where shell collectors and artists proudly gather to show and compare their collections and designs.  Shells are the dominant motif in islands décor and boutique gifts. The islands rank tops in the world for shells because of geography. Sanibel Island does the twist as it parades along the coastline among a string of other more orderly, straight-and-narrow islands. The east-west torque of Sanibel's south end acts like a shovel scooping up all the seashells that the Gulf imports from The Caribbean and other southern seas. All of the Gulf-side beaches on Sanibel and Captiva Islands are great for shell hunting. You will find a lot of conch shells, junonia shells, lightning whelks, cockle shells, tulip shells, sand dollar shells and coquinas shells.
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Ding Darling 2018 Tarpon Fishing Tournament

7th Annual "Ding" Darling & Doc Ford's Tarpon Tournament

To celebrate the history of the first documented tarpon caught on a rod-and-reel in “Ding” Darling’s Tarpon Bay in 1885, Doc Ford’s and the “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge have partnered to host this seventh annual “catch, care, and release” tournament on  May 11, 2018. Registration is $500 per team of four, 100 percent of which goes back to the anglers in cash awards.

The 2018 tournament registration opened on December 4, 2017 at 8 a.m. and was FULL by 10 a.m. Please email Sarah Lathrop at sarah@dingdarlingsociety.org to be put on the waiting list.

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