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South Seas Island Resort

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed yesterday NEW

From the initial check-in all the way (six days later) to the check-out it was a mess. The front desk people seemed to not actually know anything and had to go ask someone most times. They also told up there was a person at the pool to would give us the pool towels. That wasn't the case. When we asked...

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Vero Beach, Florida
Reviewed yesterday NEW

South Seas is a great resort for families and my husband and I also enjoyed it without the kids. It is an inclusive experience where you can bike, eat, drink, play and shop without really leaving the resort. We really enjoyed waking up and watching the sun rise with the Ospreys and Pelicans fishing and then watching the sun set...

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Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited there this weekend past and was impressed. They have a SPRAWLING property....so big that there is a trolly service and golf carts that are available to get you around. Nothing is over 3 stories high, so to accommodate the wide array of rooms, villas and cottages (nice cottages), you will be taking up a lot of space. This...

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DeLand, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is a hidden gem, complete villas with breathtaking views and all the amenities needed. The private beach and several pools give you a choice of quiet or public time to relax and enjoy nature and the sun!

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Hotel_Mgr_365, General Manager at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lvaldivias, It was a treat to welcome you to South Seas and we’re delighted to read that you appreciated our gorgeous views! We strive to offer plenty of places where our guests can relax, unwind, and adjust to the slow pace of life here on Captiva Island, and we’re glad you were able to do just that. Come back...

Columbus, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

First, finding a spot a two-and-a-half-year old would like and my husband and I wouldn't hate seemed like a task. The South Seas Island resort for the bill, with plenty of kid accommodations right beside adult amenities. For example, our daughter loved the kids pool that started shallow so she could walk right in herself. With us attached to her...

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Hotel_Mgr_365, General Manager at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Julie, It was a pleasure to host you and your family for a fun-filled island getaway, and we appreciate your wonderful feedback! We strive to entertain everyone in the family, and we’re so glad that you and your husband and daughter were all able to relax and enjoy our pool complex and the live music on the beach. We’ll...

Novi, Michigan
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Recently returned from our 2nd week long trip to SSIR and we had a great time! It is a perfect spot for families: beach in the morning and pool in the afternoon. We stayed in a 2 bedroom gulf beach villa condo and it was perfect for my husband and I and are 2 children aged 4 & 6. Main...

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Hotel_Mgr_365, General Manager at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear RKelly, We were delighted to welcome you and your family back to our resort, and we’re thrilled that you continue to be impressed! We find that many of our returning guests love their vacation schedules, and it looks as though you’ve put together a wonderful island routine! We pride ourselves on offering both adventure and relaxation for everyone in...

ponce inlet, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are here now and I am over it....I have never ever complained to a hotel. We booked a three bedroom beach front villa and it was filthy (floors, carpeting on stairs, door tracks etc). They moved us due to safety concerns for kids, which was very accommodating...second room we thought was nicer until our feet were absolutely black from...

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Hotel_Mgr_365, General Manager at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Evin, We thank you for staying with us and taking the time to share your feedback. We pride ourselves on attention to detail as it relates to our housekeeping service and we are sorry to learn that we overlooked some of those details in your experience. What you’ve described is not typical of a stay with us and we...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Liked everything about our condo, wish we were closer to the beach, 5 min walk, miss being able to look at the ocean from condo. Friendly staff, condo clean, restaurant at the marina nice.stayed in the tennis condo's, my husband golfed daily enjoyed the course very much.

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Hotel_Mgr_365, General Manager at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a treat to have you here with us, and we thank you for your wonderful review! We were thrilled to learn that you enjoyed the comfort of your Tennis Villa and the warm and welcoming hospitality of our team. Many of our guests like to start off their days with a round of golf at our...

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the perfect family resort - we loved the zero entry pools, and yes, there are many of them. We loved how clean everything was, the great level of customer service, and just about everything! Can't wait to go back

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Hotel_Mgr_365, General Manager at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kenneth, We loved having you and your family as our guests, and we’re so glad you enjoyed your time with us! Thank you for highlighting the attention to detail and hospitality of our team members and for recommending us to others! We look forward to welcoming our return visitors year after year, and we’re thrilled to have you as...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent two weeks at south seas planting in a 3 bedroom timeshare condo. The condo was well maintained. The views were awesome and the pool area is one of the nicest i've been to. I would highly recommend staying at south seas plantation in Captiva Florida

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Hotel_Mgr_365, General Manager at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kbotsch, We were delighted to have you here and we’re thrilled that you enjoyed a memorable island getaway! We strive to offer both fun and relaxation for each of our guests, and we’re hopeful that you got to partake in many unique adventures during your time with us. We really appreciate you recommending us to others and we hope...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
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: $220 - $562 (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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“Look at your room before you choose.”
jandjrussell, yesterday | Read review
“You can beat a view of the lagoon or ocean. Both are great views if high enough.”
burkb2017, yesterday | Read review
“Bay side in any resort IMHO is always best as there is far more activity out in the water. We saw dolphins.”
jimd986, 2 days ago | Read review
“Bay view villas have amazing views”
Lvaldivias, 2 days ago | Read review
“If you want a clean hotel room, book another hotel.”
  • dirt on towel was from floors
  • This is not the color of the tile like we thought....this is dirt.
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