Welcome to the Coral Reef, our island home's website

For Rent, island home on North Captiva,
away from it all

Gulf Coast island located just north of Sanibel and Captiva Island.Caribbean like island 3½ miles long and ½ mile wide at the widest point.

Map of The Coral Reef

4 miles of continuous natural beach.

Over half the island is state nature preserve (our house has wonderful views of the preserve).

Leave your cars on the main land. Electric golf carts available on the island for transportation. Use of one golf cart included in the rental. 2nd cart available for $250.00. Convenient water taxi service starts your adventure with a beautiful 20 minute boat ride.

Island has 3 restaurants, 2 gift shops, a pool bar and a small convenience store.

Legend has it Captiva Island was named by the pirates who frequented the Gulf Coast and held hostage beautiful women giving the island its name Captiva. North Captiva was part of Captiva Island until a hurricane in 1921 created Redfish Pass, separating the 2 islands.


This tropical paradise is filled with natural wonders and the island pace to life

The balance between man and nature is an island phenomenon. Birds, tortoises and other wildlife abound.

Some of the best shelling in the US is on our beaches. (Ask about the best shelling locations when booking the house.)

Good fishing from the beach or charter boat.

Captivating sunrises and sunsets.

Free kayacking in the back bay. Excellent for birdwatching especially at low tide.

All of this can be enjoyed from your own tropical veranda

New 4 bedroom/4 bathroom reverse floor plan pool home (click to see floor plans) just a short stroll down a sandy lane to the beach. Great views of State Preserve and Gulf of Mexico from its veranda and decks.

Verandas also provide space for outdoor dining and relaxing, watching the sunset over the Gulf in one of the incredibly comfortable adirondack chairs.

The ground level imported tumbled marble patio extends out to the heated pool providing space to gather on comfortable patio furniture and access the outdoor kitchen and dining table.


Gourmet Fully Stocked Kitchen with stone counters and
stainless steel appliances.The kitchen/living room veranda provides a wonderful space for dining and watching the sunset and sunrise.

Rain head showers in both master bathrooms. Whirlpool tub in kids bathroom.

Loft with sofa couch and sundeck.


Cathedral ceiling in the living room and dining room fill the space with light and openness.

Interior of home is professionally decorated with high end furniture and truely wonderful color scheme.

Bring your laptop and connect to our DSL wireless system. Check your email or surf the net while sitting by the pool or from the veranda overlooking the Gulf.

Guest Membership to Island Club included in rental.
Island Club membership entitles guests to use all Island Club facilities:
  • 2 pools
  • Heated Whirlpool
  • Sauna, Steam Rooms and Showers
  • Restaurant and Pool Bar
  • Tennis Court
  • Basketball Court
  • Kids Play Area
  • Free Use of Kayacks
  • Pool Bar Serving Food and Drinks
  • Boat Rental
  • Para Sailing
  • Jet Ski's
  • Island Hopping
  • Fishing Excursions
  • Sunset Cruises
  • AND MORE



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    Mark Ladner
    (773) 895-6212
    Email: mladner@rcn.com