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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family and I stayed at South Seas Island Resort September 17th weekend. We also go married at the resort at South beach. I want to personally thank Manny Fernandez, Yari Rodriguez and Dianne for all the love and support they gave us during our stay. Mr. Fernandez is such an amazing staff member and now good friend. He somehow... More 

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

Congratulations on your recent nuptials at South Seas Island Resort! We are honored to be part of your special day. We truly thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us and others. South Seas Island Resort is an ideal destination for weddings. Please know that we will be sure to share your experience with our team... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed in one of the condo units. For the price we paid I thought it would be nicer. They nickel and dime you to death. Like at the restaurant, $16 for a hamburger with chips - if you want french fries it was $3 more. The service at the Point restaurant was not spectacular - just did her basic job.... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We do apologize that we did not exceed your expectations. Our aim is to provide a memorable guest experience for our guests. We do offer many variety of unit types and accommodations. My hope is that we have the opportunity to welcome you back to the island once again. Sincerely, Shawn D. Farrell General Manager... More 

St. Petersburg, Florida
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I spent 3 days at this amazing resort and had an amazing time. We stayed in the condo style and it was very spacious and clean. Loved every part of our stay. A few dining options at the resort.

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Thank maidero155
SouthSeasCaptiva, Guest Relations Manager at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5-Star review of South Seas Island Resort! We are delighted that you had a memorable stay with your husband recently. It sounds that another trip to the island needs to be planned soon. We do look forward to welcoming you back and thank you again for staying with us. With Warm Regards, Neil Swetz Dir of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

When looking for a hotel to stay at for our first trip to Captiva we had two sets of friends recommend this place. So my bf and I decided to book a weekend here but to our disbelief it was not what we had expected and were terribly disappointed. The room had trash from the previous guests still in the... More 

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

We sincerely apologize for the experience that you had encountered. Please know that this is not our standard and am disheartened to know this had occurred. I have sent a private message for you so we can address these concerns with you directly. We look forward to hearing from you and sincerely apologize that this was your visit as again... More 

Zuid-Scharwoude, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had two rooms, for seven people. The room are big and have a nice balcony with a great view. We went shelling the next morning the kids loved it. We found a bag full on the beach. The breakfast was fantastic and the service was great.

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Thank Mar0192013
SouthSeasCaptiva, Guest Relations Manager at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

We truly appreciate the time you spent at South Seas Island Resort! We are the ideal destination for beach lovers with over 2 miles of shell laid beach. Thank you again for staying with us an we hope to welcome you back to the island again soon. With Warm Regards, Neil Swetz Dir of Guest Services, South Seas Island Resort... More 

Columbus, Georgia
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21 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here as part of the Offshore Sailing School for three nights. Simply, the rooms are very old. They were adequate for everything you would consider doing at a beach resort: clean up and sleep. The pool areas were great though! They have many of them and there are two that basically look straight out to the sound. I... More 

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

Thank you for your time spent on the island. We are so glad to know that you had an enjoyable visit to the pools and beaches. The property and island do offer a variety of activities and restaurants. Our Resort Pool Complex offers stunning views of the waterways and offers a great spot to enjoy the peacefulness and relaxation of... More 

ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just returned from the South Seas Resort where we stayed in a 2 bedroom beach villa. The room was very nice and clean, excellent maid service. We were actually upgraded from a 1 bedroom because they had overbooked or something. The resort is very large and we usually ended up driving from our place in the... More 

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

Thank you for visiting with us at South Seas Island Resort. It truly sounds like your time spent with us with your husband was a memorable visit. The staff truly takes pride in their role and we are pleased to know that you had encountered just that. We will be sure to share your appreciation with them. Thank you again... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent the Labor Day weekend at South Seas with a friend. Very relaxing! The place is beautiful and everyone was so friendly. I hope to bring my family & grandkids here for a week sometime. There's so much to do, and everything is right there so we wouldn't have to drive anywhere. The only improvement I can think of is... More 

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

Thank you for joining us on the our special holiday weekends. Visiting South Seas Island Resort during these special times is always a great stay. We appreciate your kind words and hope we can welcome you back again soon. Regards, Bob Walter Regional Managing Director South Seas Island Resort More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the resort! Friendly staff, great restaurants especially Harborside. Stayed in a Horborside hotel room with the upgraded waterview. Cannot wait to visit again! Happy Hour is at the Harborside restaurant only. Roasted Jerk Pork Shoulder was spicy awesome!!! Breakfast was beautiful and delish! Drinks at the poolside bar starts at 9$ and up.... Walking along the golf course is... More 

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

Happy Anniversary from all of us at South Seas Island Resort! We are delighted that you chose to stay with us for this special celebration. We truly appreciate the kind words and for the A score. We hope to welcome you back next year for another trip. With Warm Regards, Neil Swetz Dir of Guest Services, South Seas Island Resort... More 

Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent two weeks with family at the resort. Have to say that the food at the marina restaurant and at the main pool is very good. One item that really stood out was the crab cake at the marina restaurant. I'm from Baltimore and it's usually silly to order crab cakes anywhere other than in MD, DE and some places... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your 5-Star experience while visiting South Seas Island Resort. Your experience in the restaurants will be shared with our culinary team. Be sure to know we will also give your appreciation to Steve, Rick and Thom for you. Or team takes pride in making memories for our guests and it does sound like we delivered on... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • 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 33924-6000
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Captiva Island
Price Range: $203 - $492 (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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Also Known As:
South Seas Island Hotel Captiva Island
South Seas Island Captiva
South Seas Island Resort Captiva Island, Florida
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