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South Seas Island Resort

3.5 of 5 5400 Plantation Road, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Maine
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our 6th year in a row coming to South Seas and it was another wonderful time. We stayed for three nights in the Harborside rooms. Even though we have done this trip 5 times before, my two boys, ages 10 and 13 and my husband and I still enjoyed ourselves. The reason I am writing this review is... More 

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SouthSeasCaptiva, Guest Relations Manager at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for being such a loyal South Seas guest. It sounds like the dolphins put on quite a show for you, which is all part of our resort experience. I will be sure to share your kind words with Chelsea and Ben. They are part of the amazing staff we have here at the resort. Please know that soon... More 

Miami, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My 2 granddaughters and I stayed for two nights. The room by the marina was very nice and spacious. The bathroom was also quite large. The grounds are very lush and lovely. The girls enjoyed the kids pool with the slides and of course the ice cream and candy shop.

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SouthSeasCaptiva, Guest Relations Manager at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

I am happy to hear that your grand daughters enjoyed their recent island getaway. Scoops and Slices is soon completing a renovation with even more great treats for the little ones (and adults). We hope to see you and your family again soon. With Warm Regards, Neil Swetz Dir of Guest Services nswetz@southseas.com More 

Boston
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'm nine and I am writing this on a parents computer. South seas had lots of activities to do. My cousin and I went fishing in a boat and my cousin caught a shark about three feet long. I caught a lot of trout . Don't let the part about the shark scare you. It was basically harmless. My cousins... More 

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SouthSeasCaptiva, Guest Relations Manager at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. It sounds like you had a great time enjoying all the amenities, especially your fishing trip. Did you happen to get a picture of the shark? If so, I would love to see it. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back next year for even more memories. With Warm Regards, Neil... More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Actually two resorts connected by a two and a half mile trolley ride. The first one offers small and nondescript to substandard apartments and no amenities, if you do not count a small pool. Extremely overpriced. The other one is a little better by offering a better pool area and two restaurants. Many families with small kids. Even more overpriced.... More 

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Ohio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just returned from a 5 night vacation at South Seas Island Resort in excess of $400 night. We stayed in a 1 BR Bayside Villa. It was very comfortable overall. The screened porch overlooked the small marina with a partial view of the sound, great bird watching spot. The furnishings we adequate and fairly comfortable, the bed suited our needs.... More 

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SouthSeasCaptiva, Guest Relations Manager at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

I appreciate your recent review and feedback. Please know that we are developing a resort orientation tour to help welcome new and returning guests. Another feature we offer is our resort "app" that is available for all to use. Search "South Seas Island Resort" in your app store. The resort is 330-acres with many amenities available to our guests. Thank... More 

Carouge, Switzerland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently spent 8 days at this resort. The setting is beautiful and we were pleased with the access to the beach and the pools. However this is not a resort where you get value for money. Although check-in is 16h00, we were not given our room until 16h30. We were in a "Tennis Villa" which, as the name suggests,... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For what you are getting its not great , our bedroom had no window , which felt you were living in a cave , my partner being claustrophobic had difficulty sleeping in the room, and pull out bed was so lumpy with various springs waiting to stab you ,made for an uncomfortable night sleep , so worked out a very... More 

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SouthSeasCaptiva, Guest Relations Manager at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience. I apologize that we were unable to exceed your expectations. Should you return to the area, I hope that you will consider a return trip and allowing me to assist you in your planning. With warm regards, Neil Swetz Dir of Guest Services, South Seas Island Resort nswetz@southseas.com More 

Naples, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My family and I spent the weekend on our boat at the marina. Although it was only to be an overnight trip, an hour before we were to cast off, all family members agreed we needed one more day at the impeccable marina facility and extraordinary resort. The entire staff at the marina made us feel more than welcome from... More 

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SouthSeasCaptiva, Guest Relations Manager at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to South Seas Island Resort and sharing your experience as a marina guest. Charles and his team do a great job, and we're glad you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back. With warm regards, Neil Swetz Dir of Guest Services, South Seas Island Resort nswetz@southseas.com More 

Pittsburgh Pa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We arrived on Captiva island during the cold spell so we decided to just make the best of what was offered when it's chilly and windy. Needless to say with the temperatures in the low 60's we did not use the pools at all. We walked along the beach which was clean and well maintained. It was very quiet on... More 

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SouthSeasCaptiva, Guest Relations Manager at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at South Seas Island Resort and sharing your experience. You found a lot of great spots for dining and activities like the Dolphin Cruise and sailing with Mike and Colgate Offshore Sailing School. I hope you will return and enjoy the warm weather. If I can be of assistance, please let me know. With warm regards,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The new pool bar has a great atmosphere and environment. Domenic was an outstanding and attentive bartender. Great dude who took care of my entire family. Ran into him at the beach bar on another day. Same result, excellent customer service.

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SouthSeasCaptiva, Guest Relations Manager at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at South Seas Island Resort and sharing your experience. Dom is a great team member and I look forward to sharing your comments with him. We look forward to welcoming you back. With warm regards, Neil Swetz Dir of Guest Services, South Seas Island Resort nswetz@southseas.com More 

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  • Very nice(24)
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  • North end(16)
  • Main pool(15)
  • Beach villa(14)
  • Water slide(9)
  • Great Place(7)
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Address: 5400 Plantation Road, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Captiva Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — South Seas Island Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 471
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South Seas Island Resort Captiva Island, Florida

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