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South Seas Island Resort

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Location Details
For decades, generations of guests have made South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island the vacation destination of choice in which to share treasured moments and make lasting memories. The iconic 330-acre wildlife preserve spans two and a half miles of pristine white-sand beaches framing the tranquil waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Uncover the infinite possibilities that exist within this island getaway, poised to inspire and delight both the young, and the young at heart. This resort is a 40 minute drive from the South West Florida International Airport (RSW).
General Information
As a quiet retreat, the resort is a destination rich in recreation and wondrous natural beauty. Feel at home in a variety of accommodations, ranging from comfortable hotel rooms, to beautiful villas. Guests can also enjoy endless recreation and exciting land and water activities, and even private white sand beaches. This inviting oasis allows the discovery of native Florida and its extraordinary splendor.


Discover Captiva: from $1096 | Five nights | One-bedroom Beach Villa | special rate | full-size car, Travel Dates: January 3 - December 15, 2021

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Room Details

Guestrooms and suites include a private open balcony with views of the Marina and Yacht Harbour, spacious bathroom with granite counters and a large soaking tub, flat screen TV, Wi Fi access, refrigerator, coffeemaker, safety deposit box, and laundry facilities.
Accessible Rooms offer beautifully appointed guestrooms that include plush bedding, Clear products, cable TV, and wireless internet are included as well. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, these accommodations exude all of the comforts of home with thoughtful features. Each accessible room includes either a roll in shower, or a bath/shower with handrails.

Suite Details

Harbourside Suites offer some of the best views of the Captiva Island hotel and resort. Watch for dolphins and manatees from the open balcony overlooking Pine Island Sound. The Harbourside Suites are located near the Pointe Pool Complex or a short walk to the white-sand beach. Additional amenities include a sitting area with a double sleeper sofa.

Villa Description

Each villa includes either one, two, or three bedroom options; a full kitchen, a private screened balcony, access to a washer and dryer, a coffee maker, safety deposit box and Wi Fi access.
Beach Villas are situated in the South Village overlooking two and a half miles of pristine beach. From your private screened balcony, witness radiant sunsets and delight in the fresh sea air. Enjoy easy access to the many exceptional amenities, such as the tennis complex and pools. Savor the convenience of these ocean-side villas with innovative features.
Gulf Cottages offer short 50 yards that separates the exceptional three-bedroom, three-bath cottage from the turquoise blue water of the Gulf of Mexico. These spacious 1500 square feet bungalows feature two bedrooms on the main level and one bedroom in the loft area that opens to the living and dining area. Each vacation home is complete with a fully equipped kitchen and large screened balcony. Ideal for families and larger parties, these large and open accommodations provide a truly restful stay.
Seabreeze Grande Villas are nestled at the north end of the resort and overlook Pine Island Sound, these three bedroom villas feature soothing, nature-filled views. Enjoy the relaxing environment with a short five minute walk to the beach. Or, take a swim in the three main pools nearby. At approximately 2000 square feet, these vacation retreats have abundant amenities and features, ideal for large groups or families. Additional amenities include a full kitchen with breakfast bar area, a separate dining area, spacious step in showers with whirlpool tub in master bath, open balcony with stunning views of the golf course and the Gulf of Mexico, and in unit full size washer and dryer.


Harbourside Bar & Grill serves both traditional breakfast fare and dinner favorites including steak, fresh catch, pasta, delicious sides and signature cocktails. Indoor and outdoor dining is available overlooking Yacht Harbour Marina. The fishing village-inspired décor is at once charming and intimate. Sidle up to the U-bar to watch TV or order libations while the kids are just steps away in a reserved play area.
The Pointe is located poolside in the Resort Pool Complex, North Pointe, featuring indoor and outdoor seating and delicious sandwiches, salads, burgers and vegetarian options.
Scoops & Slices offers a 1950s themed diner serving a wide selection of Edy's ice cream, gluten-free and fat-free soft serve frozen yogurt, pizza and a wall of candy that is a dream come true for your sweet-tooth.
Crooked Snook Tiki Bar offers a full service bar, located on the Resort Pool Complex deck with Pine Island Sound as the backdrop.
Doc Ford’s Rum Bar & Grille offers mouth-watering Caribbean inspired cuisine in a casual atmosphere. Doc Ford's will be bringing all their specialties, including Yucatan Shrimp, their Lime Panko Crusted Fish Sandwich and the Martinque-Jerked Pork Chop. Try their famous Mojitos or a rum infused cocktail.


Guests can enjoy activities including an exercise trail, ScoutAbout, Skull’s Family Interactive Center, waverunners, kayaks, parasail rides, and paddleboards, fishing, sailing, Ambu Yoga, Blackwood Tennis Academy, bicycle rentals, golf cart rentals, kayak tours, guided family fishing excursions, Go! FISH, jogging trail, a nature and wildlife sanctuary, and three swimming pools.


Located on Captiva Island, guests can enjoy two and a half miles of pristine white sand beaches that offer access to the beautiful waters of the Golf of Mexico.


Captiva Course at South Seas Island Resort allows you to test your skills. This nine-hole executive course was designed by Chip Powell, and is ranked as one of the "Top Five Short Courses" in the world. Gulf views from every hole make this course a truly incomparable setting, as well as a challenge to the short game. Players of all abilities are welcome.


Kay Casperson Spa is a haven for wellness, rejuvenation, and transformation founded by beauty and lifestyle expert Kay Casperson. This spa also offers natural nail services and Shellac manis, and each of the rejuvenating facial and massage services feature products from Kay's naturally nourishing, affirmation-based skincare collection. The beautiful facility features a full-service hair and nail salon, six tranquil treatment rooms, the convenience of an invigorating sauna and shower area, and a gorgeous boutique featuring inspirational apparel and accessories, unique jewelry, gifts, resort essentials, and BeautifuLife by Kay Casperson skincare, makeup and wellness.


The fitness center offers over 30 machines to choose from and provides an ideal exercising environment. Elevate your heart rate on a LifeFitness treadmill or sculpt your muscles with strength training machines and free weights.

Nearby Attractions

J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Lighthouse Beach and Fishing Pier, Sanibel Captiva Chamber of Commerce, Minnesota Twins and Boston Red Sox Spring Baseball in March, Sanibel Sea School, Captiva Cruises, Colgate Offshore Sailing School, Chadwick’s Square, and Ande Rosse Lane are some of the local attractions offered.

Kids Program

This night out is designed for kids ages four – 11 and is supervised by seasoned recreation professionals. Enjoy fun themed nights filled with crafts and games.

Other Information

To reward hard work and dedication, treat your staff to an unforgettable event at one of the most peaceful and secluded settings in the country, the South Seas Island Resort. Offering a serene hideaway conveniently poised at the edge of the Gulf Coast, this timeless conference resort is ideal for incentive retreats, board meetings and corporate functions.

Land price is per person based on double occupancy (unless noted) for select travel dates shown. Air-inclusive vacations are for gateways noted. Rate quoted includes government-imposed fees and taxes and any necessary currency exchange rates. Rate is current when priced, at the time you purchase your vacation, rate may be higher. Rate does not include any applicable daily resort or facility fees (and in Europe, city tourist taxes) payable directly to the resort at check-out; such fees will be advised at the time of booking. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions and black out dates may apply. Additional airline restrictions may apply, contact the airline directly with questions.

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