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South Seas Island Resort

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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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Golf course
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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The resort is wonderful. Everyone is friendly and the resort itself is clean and top notch. My kids are in their 20’s but had a great time on the beach and bike riding. It was a little too far from civilization at night for my kids but my husband and I enjoyed the quietness.
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We visited South Seas Island Resort at the end of January. We had a total of eleven people staying in three different rooms/suites - one tennis villa and two beach cottages. Our family of five was in the second floor beach cottage, number 1426, and to say we were pleased with
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Response from Hotel_Mgr_365, General Manager at South Seas Island Resort
Responded 5 Feb 2019
Dear Mama, We strive to impress and we’re elated that you and your group had such an amazing time here at South Seas! We’re in the business of making memories, and nothing makes us happier than reading your account of happy children, gorgeous views, and an unforgettable vacation. Welcome to our family! We look forward to welcoming you back again for years to come! All the best, Shawn Farrell General Manager
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When we arrived of course we checked in they gave us a map to where we were staying there was no markers or signage anywhere outside the buildings so drove around for 10 minutes trying to find our condo. There was no one around to even offer to help with our bags to our room.
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We entered this resort to get to the Captiva Cruise ticket booth located on Q-dock in the Yacht Harbor. If you are not a guest in this resort you will pay $5 for parking and you will not be allowed to eat at their fine dining restaurants. You will be able to walk around the
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Response from Hotel_Mgr_365, General Manager at South Seas Island Resort
Responded yesterday
Dear Michele, We pride ourselves on our beautiful natural surroundings and countless fun activities, and we are so glad that you were able to enjoy a taste of the South Seas experience prior to your cruise. We appreciate you spreading the word about us, and we hope you’ll decide to join us again soon for a longer stay to further experience all that we have to offer! Warmest regards, Shawn Farrell General Manager
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I don't usually pay a lot of attention to the negative reviews on TripAdvisor, but this was one time that I wish I had. I also should have taken it as a sign when it took 6 phone calls and as many weeks just to get an email confirmation of our stay, but I brushed it aside. The
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Response from Hotel_Mgr_365, General Manager at South Seas Island Resort
Responded yesterday
Dear Kbomoon, We strive to impress each of our guests, and we are sorry to learn that we fell short of that goal during your recent stay with us. While many of our return visitors love us for the natural beauty of our surroundings and all of our fun activities, we regret that your accommodations negatively impacted your overall experience with us. It is nice to see that Jacques, Isabel, and Nina took good care of you, and we thank you for taking the time to mention them by name. We would have loved to win your heart in full, and we hope you’ll reconsider a return visit so that we may have the opportunity to do just that. Kind regards, Shawn Farrell General Manager
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The Three-Bedroom Villa at the South Seas Island Resort
There is a grocery store on SSR called Island Provisions across from the registration complex. There is also an Island Grocery around the corner just outside the complex. If you want a larger grocery, you may want to stop on your way in. I do not feel that you need a car while on the island. I do recommend renting a Golf Cart. You can leave the property on the golf cart, but there are limits as to how far off SSR property you can go. BTW, if you want you can call Island Provisions or go on SSR website and they will stock your frig upon arrival for a $10 fee.
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Thank you for your questions, Chelsey! We do provide, silverware, dishes, pots, and pans, as well as paper towels, dish soap, kitchen towels, coffee, and creamer. All kitchens are also equipped with toasters, blenders, and microwaves. We also have pack-n-plays available upon request. We can't wait to welcome you and your family! Best regards, South Seas Island Resort
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We smoked on the balcony of our condo, by the pool and on the beach.
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Thanks for your question! Our resort fee includes: Daily trolley service throughout the Resort Free parking Tesla and EV charging stations Tennis court fees.** Resort pool complex amenities include poolside towels and lounge chairs Beach (South and Sunset Beach) amenities include beach towels and chairs Unlimited local phone calls Domestic long distance phone calls Guest room high-speed internet Fitness center access New York Times online edition Cable with free movie channels (includes HBO) Participation in special resort activities We look forward to welcoming you for the full South Seas Island Resort experience! Best regards, South Seas Island Resort
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That’s a great question! We’re looking forward to welcoming you and your family to South Seas! Our Harbourside hotel rooms are located on the north end of our property, near our main pool complex, resort shops, and restaurants. Should you wish to venture to the other side of our resort or off property to further explore the shops and restaurants of Captiva Island, our resort trolley will be happy to take you to the main gate. From there, you can comfortably set out on foot or catch the local free trolley service to the nearby restaurants. We’re sure you’re going to have an unforgettable island escape! Best regards, South Seas Island Resort
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"Marina rooms are close to pool and beach so you can walk and not rent a golf cart"
"Beach Villas have a great view of the Gulf!"
"Look at the resort map before booking your room to see close to what you want to be bc the site is very big"
"Beds are very comfortable except the pillows are too thick. "
"definitely ask for a renovated room"
US$193 - US$830 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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