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Estero, United States
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I visited this resort as guests in November 2016. Its a great place for a short vacation with family and kids. There a multiple swimming pools and other attractions. The area is quite large and buses are provided. There are multiple restaurants. Children love it.

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This was our second trip to South Seas and we really enjoyed our stay. Both times we traveled with other families and this is a great place to visit for a family reunion or get together. We rented the 3 bedroom villa on the beach and it was very nice - updated and clean. I'm always a little nervous with...

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Akron, Ohio
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We visited the resort for a long weekend the second weekend in January for a destination wedding. We stayed in a three bedroom Ocean View condo with two other couples. PROS: The rooms were very clean, the master suite (upstairs) was beautiful, with a walkout balcony, jacuzzi tub, double sinks, and large shower. Two more bedrooms downstairs one with a...

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Miami, Florida
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This is a great hotel, really very nice, but this time we had a very unpleasant experience some some of the employees. Had a very bad experience with some of the staff of Harborside Bar & Grill in the last 2 days of our stay, bad atitude in one day by Emilia (or Emily) and on the next day Patrice...

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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I have to first give props to the staff because they are soldierin' through given the poor quality of lodgings available to guests, that they in turn have to hear us gripe about. From the front desk, to the restaurants, to the grounds crew, everyone was helpful and friendly. Now on the the critical bits. This place is low rent,...

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Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 4 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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Hotel_Mgr_365, General Manager at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Julies, It was a pleasure to welcome you as our guest on your recent trip to Captiva Island, and we appreciate your positive feedback! We’re happy to hear that you were comfortable in our clean and well-appointed rooms and impressed by our location. In addition to our beautiful natural surroundings, there are countless activities available to entertain you at...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 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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Hotel_Mgr_365, General Manager at South Seas Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Paul, We were delighted to have you as a guest, and we thank you for taking the time to share a review. We do collect a deposit upon arrival that is held for any incidental charges billed to the room. This deposit is refunded upon departure, less any incidental purchases that were made, and we apologize if this came...

Allen, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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...

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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
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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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  • Suites
  • 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
  • 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: $329 - $822 (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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“Ask to see your room first. Choose Bayside for better views and quiet.”
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