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South Seas Island Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   5400 Plantation Road, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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Ranked #4 of 4 hotels in Captiva Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My mother and I just returned from our weekend stay at South Seas. This place has it's ups and downs, but generally it was a nice experience. A few things to note are... This place (and all of Captiva) is very very very expensive. After paying a high out of season room rate, we also had to pay resort fees.... More

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La Jolla, California
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

the mimosa was flowing and the staff were so courteous and obliging. Just about anything you could think of was on the brunch and could please the young and the old. Crepes, waffles, roast beef, omelettes, you name it. What a beautiful property. I stayed here once before a long time ago and it still has the class and elegance... More

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just returned from a relaxing stay at the resort and we will definitely be going back. Our accommodations were nice and clean and our view was amazing! The amenities were impressive and there is plenty to do around the resort for all ages. The beaches were amazing, the pool overlooking the Sound was breathtaking and the waterpark was a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

South Seas Island Resort offers the best option for families, friends, couples who are looking for a great get away at a great value. So much to do there or just kick back and relax. The majority if he staff is there to pamper you, make you feel welcomed and went to come back for more. You feel special. The... More

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raleigh, nc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was puzzled when I read other reviews because of the amazing range of good and bad. Here are my thoughts on why that is. Overview: first off, my wife and I stayed here for a week and had a great time. Specifically, we stayed at the plantation beach club which is oceanfront. See my picture from our screened in... More

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Chardon, Ohio
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family just returned home from a wonderful week staying at South Seas. This is a top notch resort and they pay attention to details. We stayed in the Lands End Villas and had a wonderfully furnished and spacious 3 bedroom condo. This was plenty of room for the 5 of us. I would recommend this to anyone visiting beautiful... More

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family arrived yesterday and we just finished a second fantastic day at SSIR. We leave on Wednesday and I already know we will be back. We live in Naples and decided to take a quick 'stay cation.' It's only an hour away from our home but we feel we are at the end of the world. We haven't left... More

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The service my family and I received was excellent. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. There are specific employees there that really stood out to me and gave extraordinary service. The gate keeper at the pool is extremely friendly and welcoming. You can tell he really loves and appreciates his job.He literally tells each person that walks in and... More

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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24 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been coming to Captiva Island for 25+ years for family vacation and regularly stay at SSIR. We stayed in the Plantation House and found our two-bedroom condo to be particularly clean and updated this year. As a frequent guest here, I have marveled at how well the property is maintained and how the furnishings in the condo are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Let me preface this review by stating that I have been visiting South Seas Island Resort (formerly South Seas Plantation) since the early 1970s. I know a lot about its history and have certainly seen the positive changes. The landscaping and beach views are beautiful. South Seas has made many significant improvements following Hurricane Charley--the restoration was very impressive. It... More

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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*
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South Seas Island Hotel Captiva Island
South Seas Island Captiva
South Seas Island Resort Captiva Island, Florida

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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South Seas Island Resort is located on 330-acres on tropical Captiva Island, on the west coast of Florida, just off the beaches of Fort Myers, Fl. South Seas is an iconic resort village combining a natural wonderland with modern resort amenities and accommodations. The resort offers many styles and sizes of accommodations including guestrooms, one to three bedroom villas (condominiums), cottages and spacious private homes.Activities at the resort include tennis, golf, water sports programs including kayak tours, boating and parasailing. Kids will have a great time at the Sanibel Sea School while learning about the surrounding environment. Enjoy three lagoon style pools, complete with private cabanas located at the Pointe and H2Whoa! With two fun water slides. The resort also features some of the best shelling in the world on the miles of sugar sand beach. For relaxation, the Kay Casperson Boutique and Spa is located in the South Village, providing special pampering with a complete spa treatment menu.Dining at South Seas Island Resort is as varied as the activities, with The Harbourside Bar and Grill and The Pointe located at North Pointe. Visit Scoops & Slices, located next to The Pointe, for ice cream or coal fired pizza. In the South Village, other options include Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille, Starbucks and the Captiva Provision Company, a gourmet deli. ... more   less 
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