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South Seas Island Resort

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Miami
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything you need is in this resort from multiple pools, to great dining venues. The kids will not have a chance to get bored in this resort. The service from everyone we encountered was fantastic. We also rented a golf cart for the week we were there, which made getting around very easy without having to wait for the trolley.... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went here for a family vacation. Stayed in unit 5310 ( Marina and Lagoon View) Unit was nice but was looking more for kitchen items since it was a full kitchen set up ( no,salt/Pepper, limited pots n pans ) so make sure you bring your spices if you plan on cooking at the unit Make sure to Rent... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our new favorite beach town, Captiva. South seas is an ideal getaway for the entire family! Age doesn't matter, something for everyone. We stayed in the tennis villas and we're still close enough to walk to the pool, beach, and town. We are already planning our next family vacation there this spring!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just completed a weekend with family at South Seas Island Resort. We had a ocean side 3 bedroom condo 2128. While it was clean and somewhat functional, we were disappointed in a few items...first of all the 3 bedrooms consisted of 1 king, and then 2 rooms with twin size beds. We had 2 couples and 4 children. The... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Step off the planet into paradise! No shoes needed sandals & suit! Having or renting a bike is nice! We loved the tennis condos. spacious and we could cook breakfast and serve drinks! And in a pinch the are general stores to pick up forgotten items!

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SouthSeasCaptiva, Managing Director at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

On behalf of the resort team, thank you for the 5-Star review of South Seas Island Resort. It sounds like that you have truly found paradise. Thank you again and we hope to welcome you back soon. Regards, Bob Walter Regional Managing Director South Seas Island Resort More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely rent a golf cart from Yolo before you come. This resort is big and the trolley stops can be a walk if you're carrying beach stuff. Kids loved the resort activities especially looking for different color bands at different nature stops. We stayed in the tennis villas. They were nicely decorated. All of them are decorated differently. The king... More 

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

We are delighted to hear that you had such a fun experience here at South Seas Island Resort. The tennis villas is a nice location on the South End of the property that gives you access to South Beach, Chadwicks Square, Doc Fords, Ambu Yoga, and Andy Rasse Lane in Captiva. Thank you once again for staying with us and... More 

Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I gave the resort a low rating as I was not impressed. For 1 year we attempted to make reservations to this resort thinking it was a typical Beach front Resort with water activities. Based on the price range we expected a Ritz Carlton room, property & experience. First let me address the "resort", this is not a typical beach... More 

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

Thank you for your recent stay. We do apologize that we did not exceed your expectations while visiting. We are 330 acres, and 2.1 miles in length. The island also features a variety of unit types and accommodations for our guests. Please know we do thank you for staying with us and for sharing your experience. We sincerely hope that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been on numerous beach vacations but had THE best time on our visit to Captiva Island. Rent bikes for your stay and cycle around if you're into exercise (or a golf cart if you're not or if you have little ones). Be sure to take a mask and snorkel to the beach and check out all the shells, fish... More 

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

We truly appreciate your 5-Star review of South Seas Island Resort! Etta, in housekeeping takes such pride in providing excellent accommodations for our guests. We will be sure to share the kind words with her. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to your next visit. With Warm Regards, Neil Swetz Dir of Guest Services, South Seas... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We got married here on July 2 and stayed there for 5 days. The room we had was in the Bayside Villas and while we had some trepidation staying in this section, it turned out great. Our view was beautiful, overlooking the Pine Island Bay (sound) and we were on the 3rd floor so we could see over all the... More 

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

Congratulations from all of us at South Seas Island Resort! The Bayside Villas offer a nice location on the South Village and am pleased to hear that they met your needs and more. It sounds like your to-do list ranging from the beach to the sanctuary trip, was restful and action packed. Thank you for staying with us and we... More 

Tampa, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I went to the South Seas Island Resort for my birthday. After reading everyone's reviews I was unsure on how our experience would be. We went with an open mind and a lot of optimism. The check in was very smooth. The grounds are absolutely beautiful! We had room 1860 (upstairs) which was a gulf view. The... More 

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

Thank you for choosing South Seas Island Resort as a place to escape from it all. Birthday celebrations on the island are always a special getaway and it sounds like you had a very enjoyable stay. I thank you again for staying with us. Sincerely, Shawn D. Farrell General Manager South Seas Island Resort More 

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about South Seas Island Resort

Address: 5400 Plantation Road, PO Box 194, Captiva Island, FL 33924
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Captiva Island
Price Range: $191 - $600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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