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Brooklyn NY
Reviewed 29 June 2014

A 330 acre property this place is BIG but has a tony resort feel as they break up the properties into smaller sections. It reminds me a lot of Tortola B.V.I., which is one of our favorite islands. The suites were spacious, spotless and ours had a Murphy Bed and a convertible sofa, could have slept 6. King-size bed with...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review of your experience at South Seas Island Resort. I'm glad you took advantage of so many of the offerings and thank you for highlighting Shareka at the Pointe. We look forward to your return. With warm regards, Anthonia Smith Dir of Guest Relations, South Seas Island Resort

Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed 24 June 2014

My family spent a week at South Seas over Spring Break (April 2014). We loved every minute of it. Our room was clean and spacious on the harbor side with a view of the Gulf as well. We loved watching the dolphins constantly performing for us right outside our window. The food choices were many on the island itself with...

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

Thanks for staying at South Seas Island Resort. We're glad you and your family enjoyed the beach, pools, restaurants, and all the activities found right here on the resort. We look forward to welcoming you back. With warm regards, Anthonia Smith Dir of Guest Relations, South Seas Island Resort

Arvada, Colorado
Reviewed 23 June 2014

I was fortunate enough to grow up vacationing with my family at South Seas on Captiva for over 20 years during the 80's and 90's early 2000's.....always have fantastic memories. After a 10 year hiatus, we returned and were so please that the resort is still such a special place. We had heard that the hurricane some years ago devastated...

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

Welcome back to South Seas Island Resort and thank you for sharing your experience. The Captiva Course is a great little Par 27 course and Brian has done a great job running the show. Thank you for mentioning him and we look forward to your return. With warm regards, Anthonia Smith Dir of Guest Relations, South Seas Island Resort

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed 23 June 2014

We stayed at the resort for 2 nights in a Bayside Villa that overlooked the bay. The room was so spacious and clean and could easily sleep 4 very comfortably. I was amazed at the size of the resort - the numerous activities - the trolly - the 2 beaches (which we did end up using). I honestly cannot say...

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

Thanks for staying at South Seas Island Resort and sharing your review. If we can help with planning for your next visit, please let us know. With warm regards, Anthonia Smith Dir of Guest Relations, South Seas Island Resort

Seminole, Florida
Reviewed 22 June 2014

Just wanted to put in writing that we stayed at South Seas the week of June 15, 2014. I believe when someone does a great job you should say something. Steve at the big pool gate does a wonderful job of making everyone feel welcome. He's attentive to everyone both on your way in and out! Steve adds to the...

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

Thank you for mentioning Steve at the Resort Pool Complex. He has been a wonderful addition to the team and he appreciates you taking the time to recognize his efforts. We look forward to welcoming you back to Captiva soon. With warm regards, Anthonia Smith Dir of Guest Relations, South Seas Island Resort

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Reviewed 21 June 2014

The hotel is located at the end of the island, has his own beach, the rooms are very nice and comfortable, services is very nice, all attractions are near to the hotel and don't miss the sunset...is amazing!!!.

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

Thank you for your review of South Seas Island Resort, Santiago. We appreciate you staying with us and we look forward to your return. With warm regards, Anthonia Smith Dir of Guest Relations, South Seas Island Resort

Philadelphia
Reviewed 20 June 2014

Currently, I am spending the last of my seven day vacation at the resort. It is definitely a beautiful location and the scenery will take your breath away. However, I was put off a bit at check in when I was informed that the resort is a no cash property and that everything would get charged to my room. My...

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

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience. I apologize that the resort fee and authorization hold were a surprise to you. We will review with our travel partners to see where we can improve our communication. Congratulations on your upcoming nuptials and we look forward to your next visit. If you need information on weddings, please email...

Thousand Oaks, CA
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Captiva Island is gorgeous and the resort had beautiful views. My room looked out on the harbor and was gorgeous. It was a short walk to the pool and the beach. The restaurants were very good and accessible. I thought the cost of the room was reasonable, as we got a discounted rate for our group. The service was very...

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

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience. Your feedback allows us to find areas of opportunity to improve for the next visit. We hope to see you again and you see the improvements. With warm regards, Anthonia Smith Dir of Guest Relations

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 18 June 2014

We went to Captiva for a friends and family vacation and South Seas was so much more than we could have dreamed of! The staff we're so friendly and helpful and the rooms were amazing. The kids loved the pool with the two slides and we all enjoyed the ice-cream shop! It was a wonderful vacation and we can't wait...

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

Thanks for sharing your experience at South Seas Island Resort. We look forward to welcoming you back for more good times with friends and family. With warm regards, Anthonia Smith Dir of Guest Relations, South Seas Island Resort

Coral Gables, Florida
Reviewed 17 June 2014

We have been there twice in the past month because we just can't stay away. The resort is beautiful, the staff is intuitive, attentive and friendly, the rooms are lovely, and the views -- oh, the views! We had a pool cabana which made our trip even more special. There's so much to do, a couple of days simply isn't...

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

Thank you for staying at South Seas Island Resort and sharing your experience. We're delighted you've enjoyed yourself and we look forward to your return. With warm regards, Anthonia Smith Dir of Guest Relations, South Seas Island Resort

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • 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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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • 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: ₹ 15,853 - ₹ 43,885 (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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