Description

Ready for an adventure? Just getting to this campground is a little bit epic. First, you have to board a boat at one of the five places that offer passenger service to the island: Punta Gorda, Pine Island, Fort Myers, Sanibel Island, or Captiva Island. The ride is $40, and reservations are required. If you’re prone to seasickness, don’t forget your Dramamine so you can enjoy Continue reading...
Ready for an adventure? Just getting to this campground is a little bit epic. First, you have to board a boat at one of the five places that offer passenger service to the island: Punta Gorda, Pine Island, Fort Myers, Sanibel Island, or Captiva Island. The ride is $40, and reservations are required. If you’re prone to seasickness, don’t forget your Dramamine so you can enjoy sailing through the crystal waters of the Gulf. After disembarking at the barrier island dock, you need to travel a mile to the campground. Unless you’re eating nothing but snacks from the gift shop, you’ll probably have a hefty load of supplies. We recommend catching the tram, which shuttles campers and gear to the campground between 9am and 4pm. As soon as you arrive, you’ll realize how worth the trek it was. Whether you’re bunking at one of the 12 rustic cabins (which sleep up to six people) or posting up at the campground by the beach, you’re finally, totally, away from it all. Neither the cabins or campsites have electricity, which make the stars all the more bright. You’ll never want to car-camp again.
Accommodation provided
Cabin
No. of sites
39
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 6 people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Showers available
Picnic table available
No RV hookup
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Swimming
Wildlife watching
Horseback riding
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Surfing
Whitewater paddling

The vibe at Cayo Costa Primitive Campground

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Hipcamper Jane

Cayo Costa is a treasure. The camp store has very limited food supplies so come prepared. Ice ($4) and firewood ($9) are available. So are bikes and kayaks.

Hipcamper Lavonne

If you don't have your own boat, you will need to make ferry reservations to get to the island. Ferries leave from Captiva, Punta Gorda, Boca Grande and Pine Island.

Park
Cayo Costa State Park
State
Florida
Phone Number
(941) 964-0375
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
26.686° N, 82.257° W
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