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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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Hasselt, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Actually we are not resort type travellers, we usually avoid these places, but since we have our baby boy, who's almost 2, we thought it would be a good idea to have everything included. And what a good idea this was! First of all there's the superfriendly staff; from helpfull front desk staff, to the jolly elf, to the gratefull... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A dream weekend full of manatees, dolphins and beautiful scenery! take the boat trip and the sunset on the beach is unbelievable. Having lived in Florida I didnt think I could be surprised but this was amazing.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Marvelous 3-day weekend...again! This time we took part of our family along...including 7' 4, and 1-year old grandsons. We got them a 2-BR beach villa (we stayed in a great room at the Marina). Surprise was a weekend-long party at the Marina, with a boat parade, Santa, elves, cotton candy, pizza, s'mores, snow (bubble machine), and live music. Great party!... 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 were here for the Holiday Stroll, which is a three weekend event that benefits the Community Cooperative, Inc - a local organization dedicated to feeding and helping needy families. We'll be doing it again the weekend of the 20th and then the 26th and 27th as... More 

Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I rented a beach cottage which was beautiful but the 2 week vacation was ruined because South Seas considers December to be an "off month" so they do maintenance during this time. I was in the middle of a construction site the whole 2 weeks. Work started at 9am and ended at 3pm. Drilling, sawing, hammering the whole day-very relaxing.

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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 will reach out to find out more details about your recent stay. With warm regards, Neil Swetz Dir of Guest Services More 

Pelham, Alabama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful location, our room overloked the Bay and it was a beautiful setting. Room was large and clean, a little dated but ok. We enjoyed the pool although service around the pool was lacking and hard to find someone to order from. We also played golf, wow! Terrific course, beautiful and oceanfront. We stayed a Sun-Tuesday so dinner was an... 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'm sorry there were a few hiccups with your stay, but I'm happy to see you enjoyed your time on the island. Offshore Sailing School is a great program, and regardless of experience on the water, a rewarding and enriching program. I highly recommend it when you return. We do... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let's start off with the all the good qualities of South Seas Island Resort. The resort is beautiful. Lusciously landscaped, very tropical, but still manicured. The pools are fantastic. The private beach is excellent. Wildlife everywhere. Never have I seen so many osprey, dolphins and even manatee right from a hotel. The pier on the sound-side of the island is... 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 review. I apologize that we have not reached out to you - it was not our intent to ignore your request. I will reach out via message to find the best method to reach you and discuss your stay further. With warm regards, Neil Swetz Dir of Guest Services More 

The Villages, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We last stayed at this resort 23 years ago. To say the least, things have changed. I gave South Seas 3 stars, since that is the rating they show on their Web Site. It deserves no more. The resort is dated and in need of general maintenance and clean up. The front desk area is dank with older furnishings....it could... 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 am disappointed to read that we did not exceed your expectations. Your feedback will help us continue to evaluate and enhance the property to improve the guest experience. I hope that you will consider returning, and I'd welcome the opportunity to assist you with your reservation. With warm regards,... More 

Schnecksvill, PA
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110 reviews 110 reviews
5 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Beach Villas have issues. We were not in the room very long when we realized we could hear the people on both sides of us through the walls. So, we were off to a bad start. When the air conditioning came on, my husband and I looked at each other with shocked looks. It sounded like a freight train... 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. Like you, I am disappointed that we were unable to exceed your expectations during your visit. I hope that you will reconsider staying with us, and if you do I ask that you please contact me directly so we can ensure you have a better experience. With warm regards, Neil... More 

Brentwood, Tennessee
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hated this place. Rooms (and resort) were tired and worn down. Looked like going back in time to 1970's. Nothing nice or convenient about it. Overall, Captiva Island is also wanting. No good restaurants and nothing upscale. Everything is run down and appears low rent. I would avoid this 'resort' if on Captiva but better yet would avoid Captiva.... 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 am disappointed we could not provide the experience you were anticipating. If you would like to discuss your stay further, please reach me at nswetz@southseas.com. With warm regards, Neil Swetz Dir of Guest Services More 

Davenport, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This property is very nice. I have stayed in time shares all over the world. This one rates way up there. There were three of us in the condo. Everyone enjoyed the views and accommodations. Traveling with a almost 97 year old was easy and convenient for her. Both bedrooms were spacious and comfortable. There was a boat show going... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your experience while in Captiva. I'm glad that your family was able to enjoy the amenities and we hope to see you again. With warm regards, Neil Swetz Dir of Guest Services More 

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  • Very nice(24)
  • Golf cart(20)
  • North end(16)
  • Main pool(15)
  • Beach villa(14)
  • Water slide(9)
  • Great Place(7)
  • Bubble room(6)
  • Friendly and helpful(6)
  • Pool area(5)

Additional Information about South Seas Island Resort

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

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