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Hollywood, Florida
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We love visiting South Seas Island Resort. We enjoy every minute while we're there and feel so relaxed the entire time. The pool is always the highlight! Our cabana was set up so perfectly for my husband's birthday! The special touches were truly appreciated. Travis Gayle, the pool supervisor, and his staff are always so friendly and attentive. The turkey...

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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We stayed here for a friend's wedding. It was nice enough, but I probably wouldn't pick this resort for my own vacation. The bed was comfortable, but the rooms could use some updating. The towels are very thin and small. The staff was friendly. Be warned that the signage can be confusing so you might get lost in the maze...

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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great time while we were there. This is our third trip and we enjoyed it as much as our previous stays. The staff was great. We particularly enjoyed the new restaurant, Doc Fords. Thanks for everything. Bob and Bonnie

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When we registered we were told that the rooms would not be available until 4:00 but they would text us when ready. We never received a text and had to contact them. Also one day house keeping never showed up. There were no glasses for drinking water except for the plastic cups for coffee. This should not happen when you...

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My husband and I visited the South Seas Island Resort in the middle of February. The weather was warmer than where we come from but the Gulf was colder than I had anticipated although other people and their children still got in and swam. We stayed in the villas. The set up is great for families as you can bring...

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Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to this incredible resort. Well maintained, super kid/family friendly and genuine caring service...we love it @ South Seas. While all interactions with team members were outstanding, we would like to recognize Amanda Collins at the Front Office, for her recommendations and professionalism in planning our long weekend. Congratulations to Shawn Farrell and the entire South...

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Management_Team_365, General Manager at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear ISFL188, It was such a treat to welcome you back and we can’t thank you enough for the wonderful review! We’ll be sharing your kind remarks with our team members, who take great pride in ensuring that our guests have fun with us and feel well taken care of. Amanda is a great example of excellent customer service and...

North Reading, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are scheduled to arrive at the resort March 4. We had a couple of very unpleasant conversations with the reservation group after booking our reservation. We have booked a two bedroom beach villa and found out after the fact that there were no elevators in some of these facilities. We have one person in our group who is unable...

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

Dear Pstan, We look forward to welcoming you and thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your experience with us thus far. Please accept our apologies that the interaction you had with our Reservations team was not an accurate reflection of the service levels we strive to provide to our guests. We’re happy to see that you were ultimately put...

Boston
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in a marina view 2 bed unit the week before MA school vacation week which was ideal because it was not busy at all. Never had to wait at a restaurant, always got a lounge chair at the pools or beach, and children's center was quiet most days. We loved our location because we could see boats, manatees,...

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

Dear Dinerdogg, Wow! What a wonderful review! We’re so glad that you and your family had such a great and memorable vacation experience with us! It sounds like you chose the perfect accommodations for your needs and perfected the art of a relaxing vacation with your morning routine. We really appreciate you highlighting the hospitality of our team members and...

Woodsfield, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a trip during Thanksgiving weekend with my fiancee, her father, and teenage daughter. When we arrived, we were told that they have over-booked the weekend and had to move us to different accommodations. We had booked the same place we stayed in last time when just the two of us went, but we needed three bedrooms. The upgrade was...

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

Dear Jason, We are always delighted to welcome you and we thank you for sharing your positive review! We’re so glad you brought your fiancée’s father and daughter with you this time; it’s great to hear that you all enjoyed your upgraded accommodations! We appreciate you choosing our resort to spend Thanksgiving and we hope you made some great memories...

Reviewed 1 week ago

I would like to start off by saying that this vacation was a prize I won through a local radio station contest. That being said, since I did not pay for the majority of the trip, I gave 4 stars. If I paid full price for this trip, I would probably rate it 3 stars. I'll start with the pros:...

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Dear Manders, Congratulations on your big win, and thank you for sharing your feedback with us! We’re glad you enjoyed your visit to our resort and our beautiful private island location! We’re sorry if our resort fees came as a surprise to you, but you’ll find these fees are quite typical of oceanfront hotels and we do our best to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre 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
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Captiva Island
Price Range: ₹ 18,184 - ₹ 48,603 (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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“If you have kids stay in the North Pointe area”
 of 5 bubbles dinerdogg, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“second or third floor in beach villa area”
 of 5 bubbles biffoBuckinghamshire, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pay attention to where on the property you are before booking. Tennis court views are not for me! We had Bay view...great...and very quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles BuckeyeMJ, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Bay view are nice but always away from beach”
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“Choose ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles Mimimarsha, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
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