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Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The description of our accommodation was a Beach Villa - it would be better described as an apartment. The rooms were very nice however, and the kitchen very adequate. There was not a great view from our room. The resort itself was amazing, and well located. I would like to have spent more time here. Also be aware of the...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nice place, we stayed in the villas across from registration. Somewhat dated but very nice. The only thing that was a complete surprise to me was the very high pre-authorization upon check in. Food is expensive, but good. Also when we checked in, we were not given nor made aware that you need wrist bands to utilize the extra facilities...

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Allen, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was looking for a nice relaxing post New Year beach spot and did some research and decided on South Seas Resort on Sanibel Island. I stayed here many years ago and remembered the nice remote location. Upon arriving I realized the place was also many years older but still somewhat well maintained but still showing its age. I upgraded...

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

Dear Stan, Thank you for ringing in 2017 with us! We appreciate you returning to our property and sharing your feedback. We’re pleased to read that you enjoyed the view from your villa and we hope that our pristine natural surroundings were everything you remembered. We’re sorry that our resort fee came as a surprise to you and we apologize...

Graz, Austria
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend invited us to a short trip to Captiva Islands. Positive: The region is rather nice, also the ressort was ok - BUT the rooms were really terrible!! We booked for 4 adults the so called "Beach Villa" - we got a two room appartement (in block 2600 in the first floor). The bedrooms were old, dirty (fully of...

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

Dear manfredbrandner, Greetings from South Seas. It was a pleasure to welcome you and yours as we always delight in celebrating friendships in Captiva Island. Our expansive resort provides something for everyone which makes our property ideal for groups with varying interests; everyone can enjoy their own morning activities, and then come together for a little beach time or an...

Akron, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this resort from 1/5-1/9/17 for my daughter's wedding. From the moment I checked in until I sadly checked out, our stay was amazing. I only have two negative comments: 1. When I checked in, I was told that the room I had requested was not available. As the Mother of the Bride, I was surprised. The receptionist...

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

Dear BabsW6, Congratulations to the wonderful couple and thank you for allowing us to play a small part in such a magical day. As you discovered, Kelsey and her team take great joy in helping a couple transform a dream into reality and we are elated that despite the rain, the day is one which will be remembered by you...

Minneapolis
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a week at South Seas Island resort. It was a perfect getaway for our whole family. Our small children dug in the sand all day and loved the pool. Mom and Dad enjoyed playing, relaxing and looking at the beautiful scenery. Getting about the island was easy and fun with our golf cart rental. Next time we...

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

Dear Sunny, Greetings from South Seas and thank you for sharing your wonderful review. We were delighted to have served as the host for your family retreat and it warms us to know that you all enjoyed your time together. We appreciate your wonderful comments regarding the ease in booking your reservation and we hope that Captiva and South Seas...

West Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago

This resort offers most things you would seek for short or long stay.Depending on timing prices are reasonable. Much of the housing has been recently updated. From time of arrival all employees were pleasant and knowledgeable. From boating to golf it was impressiive. The par 3 course was in great condition. All holes are on the GULF. The staff at...

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

Dear Casciac, Thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to share your wonderful comments! Our team works hard to impress our guests and we’re glad to see that they won you over with their welcoming hospitality. We’re also pleased that you enjoyed a unique golf experience and took advantage of some of our other fun activities....

Lighthouse Point, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful setting with loads of available activities.My boyfriend and I had a room near the marina- fun location since there was a boat show occurring during our stay! Beautiful setting /great for biking/ beaching, and dolphin watching! No real night life on the resort/plenty of activities to entertain children- Would return again however the resort fee adds up and is...

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

Dear Dmd222, It was a pleasure to welcome you and we appreciate your sharing your positive feedback. We were tickled to read that you and your kids enjoyed the views on the marina and the many activities available for kids of all ages. We’re lucky to have an amazing team here at South Seas and we thank you for highlighting...

Boston
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent the week between Christmas and New Years at this resort. We had unusually warm weather and had a wonderful time as a family (twelve of us.) The resort had lots to offer for the kids. The pools were very nice and the beach was beautiful. The rooms and baths were spacious, but a little tired and in need of...

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

Dear Sdr1963, We were delighted to host you and your family and we thank you for the great review! We know that the holidays are a special time for our guests and we appreciate you allowing us to provide the setting for your vacation memories. We’re so pleased that the younger members of your group enjoyed our pools, beach and...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 4 nights after new year in the Tennis Court Villa. We have enjoyed cycling, beach time, tennis and swimming. It's not cheap, and nothing is exceptional other than the location. We saw dolphins from the beach, lovely sunsets, lots of birds, we enjoyed the treasure hunt. I'd recommend a trip!

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Dear Caroline, Thank you for ringing in 2017 here at South Seas! It was a pleasure to have you and we thank you for your review. From the many activities available to the beautiful views and wildlife sightings, we’re elated that you enjoyed our island location and we hope to see you and your family again soon! All the best,...

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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
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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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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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: RM1,104 - RM2,713 (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 Captiva
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