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Sanibel Island, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We originally booked our trip from 8/16-8/22 in a one bedroom Beach Villa, but we got into Captiva a night earlier and decided to see if South Seas could accommodate us. There were no beach villas available for us, but we were booked into a one bedroom Bayside Villa. Check in went great. We were told being we were going... More 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Last year my husband and I came for an adult only vacation and loved it. This year we brought our twin girls to celebrate their 6th birthdays. The resort went out of their way to make their birthdays special and memorable with a great gift bag. We stayed in a marina villa in the south side primarily to ride bikes... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Expensive and very big . Poor check in .We were kept waiting as room being shown to buyers.They seem interested in selling units than making sure customers happy. Our beach cottage was in fact part of a collection of block located near the beach. Main pools very busy and no sun beds ! Would not go back

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London, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a disappointing stay perhaps because I didn't realise the set up here. It is massive. When we first checked in we were put in a very tired unit at the south end which was hopeless for a family with two kids as all the resort pools and amenities are at the north end. That's not walkable you need... More 

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Miami, Florida
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just came back from 4 days in this fantastic family escape. The resort is great, a no-frills beach, pool, marina & sports facility where everything is focused on you having fun and relaxing. The 9 holes par-3 golf course is surprisingly fun and very well maintained for a non-golf club. The beach service is nice, although the bar/grill close too... More 

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

Thank you for spending 4 days with us at South Seas Island Resort. We are so delighted to hear that you have had such an enjoyable time spent on the island. The water slides are definitely a must do when visiting! It is a favorite by kids and adults alike. Thank you again for visiting and we hope to welcome... More 

Syracuse, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our stay. Shower didn't drain well and help was sent right away. Staff was very attentive to bring anything we needed (high chair, pack n play sheets, coffee filters, moved twin beds together to 'honeymoon' them, etc!). Definitely buy/pack your food off the island... Way cheaper! The fridge is a good size and freezer had an ice maker... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us at South Seas Island Resort. We are pleased to hear that we were able to assist in providing such a memorable experience for you. Thank you again for visiting and we appreciate the opportunity to host your vacation. With Warm Regards, Neil Swetz Dir of Guest Services, South Seas Island Resort nswetz@southseas.com More 

Tequesta, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I come here a few times a year. Just when we thought it couldn't get any better...it did! The sunsets are simply amazing. The food next-door, at doc Fords restaurant is also very good. We enjoy bringing food from home to cook here as well, as it is almost like a home away from home. The condo... More 

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

We appreciate hearing of your visit and thank you for being a frequent South Seas Island Resort guest. By the sounds of it your visit was another very memorable stay. We thank you again for staying with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, Shawn D. Farrell General Manager, South Seas Island Resort More 

Saint Augustine, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We come every year and have to say it is the best resort I have ever been to. Staff is so friendly and 5 star quality stay. When I vacation I look for place that are going to make my stay as fun, nice and most of all stress free. From the security guards to the front desk to the... More 

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

Thank you for the 5-Star review of South Seas Island Resort. By the sounds of it, your time spent with us was truly rewarding and memorable. It also sounds like you need to visit more often! We look forward to many more return visits. Sincerely, Shawn D. Farrell General Manager South Seas Island Resort More 

Fenton, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and two children (ages 14 & 11) decided to take a four day weekend in Captiva at South Seas Island Resort. We arrived on Friday about 1:00 pm. Our room was not ready yet, but we were able to check in and have full access to the resort. We had rented a golf cart from Sunny Island Adventures,... More 

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

We appreciate your recent visit and review of South Seas Island Resort. We value this feedback as do travelers so guests can experience first hand their time spent here on Captiva. It does sound like your overall experience was a truly memorable time here on the island. Exploring the island by golf cart is a fun way to navigate through... More 

Long Island, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We experienced a major improvement from our stay 2 years ago. Our unit 984 was fully updated. The place was immaculately cleaned and we were really satisfied. The check-in took about 2 minutes. The resort amenities were awesome and the grounds were beautifully kept. The beach was very clean and the staff was very friendly.

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

Thank you for your 5-Star review of South Seas Island Resort! We are pleased that you had such a memorable visit. We look forward to welcoming you back next year. Regards, Bob Walter Regional Managing Director South Seas Island Resort More 

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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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: $189 - $501 (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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