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South Seas Island Resort

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5400 Plantation Road, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Mendota Heights, Minnesota
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34 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is definitely a very good resort for family fun with kids of any age! Kids are everywhere any time of a day! We stayed at a very nice room with a beautiful balcony and a lagoon view. There was a very basic pool right next to us and a hot tub for these who love them. The resort is... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I (and our 2 y/o daughter) met family in Captiva for a long weekend holiday in July 2015. The resort is huge and the grounds are beautiful! Our suite was a little dated (especially the bathroom) but nice. We had a gorgeous view of the Gulf from our balcony which had a big round table (great for... More 

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

I am pleased to hear that you had a memorable family vacation with us as South Seas Island Resort. Thank you for staying with us and I hope to welcome you back for your next summer getaway. With Warm Regards, Neil Swetz Dir of Guest Services nswetz@southseas.com More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The property is lovely. Staff was 5 star. Rooms were questionable. Will not return until Harbourside Marina rooms are refurbished. For the price, the rooms were not what you would expect at a luxurious resort such as this. My family has been coming her for 25 plus years.

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

Thank you for staying with us. I appreciate the feedback provided. Please know that we take all comments to heart and want to ensure a great product for our guests. If I can assist in planning your next visit please reach out to me. With Warm Regards, Neil Swetz Dir of Guest Services nswetz@southseas.com More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I'd like to give a big Shot out to Madeline & Judeen for their excellent customer service while we had a yummy lunch. Scoops & Slices was a fun place to eat, loved the pizza and yogurt options! The beer on tap and wine options were perfect. Thank you for making our stay fun!

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

I am delighted to hear of your experience at Scoops and Slices. it sounds like Madeline and Judeen provided excellent customer service for you. The restaurant is a great spot on property to take a break from the sun and enjoy a treat. I will be sure to share your thanks with the team. With Warm Regards, Neil Swetz Dir... More 

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Large resort with many activities. We stayed at a beachside villa that was large and airy. Housekeeping was friendly and worked around our erratic vacation schedule. The Gulf was warm and the beach attendant was so friendly and went out of his way to accommodate us and our visitors. Every employee(associate) that we encountered was friendly and gregarious. It was... More 

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

Thank you for your recent review and stay with us at South Seas Island Resort. I am very happy to know that you had a memorable and relaxing time with us. The resort offers a bit of something for everyone. Thank you once again and truly hope to welcome you back for your next getaway. With Warm Regards, Neil Swetz... More 

Palmetto, Florida
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Total lackluster. We stayed in a Marina Villa looking over the marina. The room over all was okay but I was expecting way more for $350/night. First of all, for a place in Florida...there was not one fan!! Who does that? It's hot!! The staff did bring us boxed fans which was nice. The table in front of the couch... More 

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

Thank you for your recent stay. I appreciate the feedback and sincerely apologize that we did not exceed your expectations. We value this feedback on ways for us to improve. It does sound like the team attempted to help remedy your concerns. Thank you once again for your stay and I hope to welcome you back to the island. With... More 

Silver Spring, Maryland
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You know what the last thing you want to do when you go on vacation is? Call tech support. That's exactly what I was told to do when my wifi wouldn't work. Not only did I have to spent a good thirty minutes on the phone with tech support, but I was given the old Comcast line of "we're going... More 

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

Thank your for your recent stay with us. I apologize for the time away from the wi-fi. I am pleased to know it was remedied for you. Please know that we use these comments to improve our services and has been shared with our teams. It does sound like you were able to enjoy the grounds, beaches and amenities that... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our family loved the resort. We stayed in a beachside villa - 2 bedroom. It was the perfect place for the family. The main pool area was awesome, the water slides were so fun and the bar made awesome drinks! We rented jet skis one day and had so much fun! Everything closes super early though... But that's basically the... More 

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

I am pleased to hear of your recent getaway at South Seas Island Resort. It sure does sound like the Resort Pool Complex was one of your favorite spots on property. It is relaxing and offers stunning views of the water. Thank you for your stay and I hope to welcome you back soon for more pool side fun. With... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The service was wonderful. The staff is the best around. Julie is a great trolley tour guide, and the restaurant staff, front desk, and housekeeping were super friendly and welcoming. The service and warmth is to be commended. The views of sea life with dolphin and manatees was remarkable. That being said, the accommodations were disappointing. The villa was a... More 

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

Thank you for your recent vacation with us. I am delighted to hear that you had a memorable time exploring the wildlife and sea life that is common throughout the resort. Julie leads a wonderful guided tour that gives a great overview of the resort and information on the island. I will be sure to thank her for you. I... More 

Heswall, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

To be honest we wished we had stayed here longer, as Captiva Island is a truly magical place and the South Seas Island Resort was a great hotel to stay at; we had chosen a Beach Villa, and we were on the South side of the resort; the Villa was massive, n fact we could have had another family stay... More 

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

Thank you for your recent review and stay with us at South Seas Island Resort. It truly sounds like you had a wonderful experience with your beach villa accommodations. They are situated in front of South Beach which offers great beach amenities. On your next visit you will need to stay longer. Thank you once again for choosing South Seas... More 

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