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Lovely brief stay on the Useppa Island

We arrived on Useppa Island on a Captiva Cruises excursion. This Island is rather small and is very quaint. We had lunch at the Barron Collier Dining Room. This restaurant is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nashna
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Haymarket, Virginia
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Haymarket, Virginia
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on Useppa Island on a Captiva Cruises excursion. This Island is rather small and is very quaint. We had lunch at the Barron Collier Dining Room. This restaurant is located in a beautiful building with lovely views. As most of the cruise passengers dined here, the group was separated into two dining times. The lunch was excellent. Our... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend came from France just for a few days, so we didn't go far from Fort Myers where I live, but still I wanted to show her what I love about living in Florida. A short cruise from Captiva to Useppa Island gave us just that: dolphins jumping right next to our boat, a big turtle on the island,... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great day trip to Useppa Island with Captiva Cruises. The boat ride over and back was pleasant and the boat guide was informative and entertaining. This is the only way to get on this private enclave, unless you own property there or are a guest of an owner, thus the appeal. The trip took longer than advertised,... More 

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nyc
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428 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

While staying at friends in the Island we went to both the patio and dinner restaurants. Lunch outside is well worth it. Fried Chicken nights (Tuesdays, I think) are spectacular. Decent wine, beer & cocktail menus. Historic and idyllic setting!!

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Thank burnsinny
Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Viisted Useppa Island on a Captiva Cruises day trip from Captiva, which is a terrific way to get out on the bay, learn a lot about the area, and have lunch on a pretty and island. Useppa is a private residential club that allow Captiva Cruises only to bring day trippers for a peek at their quaint history museum ($5... More 

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Cobden, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We had a wonderful trip to Useppa on Captiva Cruises, with great narration by the captain along the way, and multiple dolphin sitings. Our lunch at the Collier Inn was awesome, as was the setting...like stepping back in time. The island is very laid-back and relaxing and the small Museum was very informative. This is a great day trip which... More 

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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

An private island paradise. We had the pleasure of enjoying a marvelous lunch among the beautiful landscaping. This was a true treat. The food was incredibly delicious as were the cocktails. A huge thank you to my friend who made this possible 😊

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1 Thank Linda R
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We took the boat out of South seas plantation in Captiva to Useppa island. The boat ride itself was awesome. The three ship captains were very informative. The history lesson was awesome. The tour of the island was spectacular. Great history great people and great food. I would suggest everyone take this trip at some point.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Took a day trip to the island and was very pleased. It was beautiful. The grounds were amazing, and it had gorgeous banyan trees. The downside, there was really no beach. The one they did have was not very pretty. It had ugly sand, and dark water. But I don't think people go there for the beach. We ate at... More 

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Osprey Florida
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

We took our son and his wife and children to Useppa for a long weekend, after having rented a boat to use during that time. The house we stayed in was on the beach, and we spent much of the weekend boating to Cayo Costa, Cabbage Key and North Captiva. It was a glorious weekend, and our entire family would... More 

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