The South Sea Island Resort is a wildlife sanctuary and beachfront hideaway set on 330 acres of beautiful landscapes on Captiva Island. The secluded resort is located on 2.5 miles of white sandy beach and features luxurious accommodations with marina or ocean views, an array of dining establishments, and first class facilities such as three swimming pools, a full service spa, two golf courses and a private marina. Additional activities include a fully equipped fitness and tennis center, guided kayak and fishing trips, family cruises, hiking and biking trails, and the resort is a short drive from the Sanibel Lighthouse and Fort Myers Beach.

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Guest Accommodations

The South Seas Island Resort features well-appointed accommodations ranging from Harborside Water and Marina Views and Harborside Water and Marina Suites to a Two-bedroom Hibiscus Suite and One, Two, and Three-Bedroom Cottages and Villas with breathtaking marina or ocean views. Conveniently located in the prestigious North Pointe Village, hotel rooms, and villas overlook the Pine Island Sound and the tranquil waters of the resort’s private South Seas Marina. All accommodations feature bedrooms with king and queen-size beds with designer linens and comforters, en-suite bathrooms with walk-in showers, soaking tubs, granite counters, plush towels and bathrobes and luxury bath products and spacious living areas with mini-fridges, flat-screen televisions, coffee makers with gourmet coffee and tea, in-room safes and complimentary wireless Internet. Private balconies boast beautiful views of the harbor and marina.

Harborside Marina and Water Guestrooms are 450 square feet in size and feature one or two queen-size beds in comfortable linens, en-suite bathrooms with large soaking tub and granite counters and private balconies with views over the smooth waters of the harbor or the marina. Harborside Marina and Water Suites are 650 square feet in size and offer bedrooms with king-size beds in comfortable linens and spacious sitting areas with double sleeper sofas for additional guests.

Two-Bedroom Hibiscus Suites feature a master bedroom with a king-size bed and a second bedroom with a queen-size bed in luxury linens, two bathrooms with granite counter tops, walk-in showers, soaking tubs, plush towels and branded bath products, and fully equipped kitchens with coffee makers, microwaves, and mini-fridges. Private balconies boast beautiful views of the harbor and marina, and modern amenities include flat-screen televisions, in-room safes, and complimentary wireless Internet.

The South Seas Island Resort also offers private cottages or villas to rent for families or groups of friends with unique settings and glorious views and access to all the amenities and facilities the resort has to offer. Cottages and villas feature multiple bedrooms with queen or king-size beds, en-suite or private bathrooms with showers, bathtubs, and granite vanities, living areas with comfortable seating, fully equipped kitchen for self-catering and entertainment, and spacious outdoor areas with screened balconies or patios. These stylish retreats range from Tennis, Bayside, Beach and Marina Villas to Beach and Gulf Cottages and Seabreeze Grande Villas, with more than 2,000 square feet of space.


The South Seas Island Resort offers a variety of eateries and restaurants that cater for every taste from casual and family-friendly fare to fine dining cuisine. The elegant Harbourside Bar & Grill serves fresh seafood, prime steaks and a range of internationally-inspired cuisine with local flavors in a beautiful setting with views of the harbor and marina.

Doc Ford's offers Caribbean inspired cuisine in a casual atmosphere with a menu that presents signature specials like Martinique-Jerked Pork Chops, Lime Panko Crusted Fish Sandwiches, and Yucatan Shrimp, along with handcrafted cocktails.

Located in the Resort Pool Complex right next to the swimming pool, North Pointe serves an array of light meals and casual fare such as salads, sandwiches, burgers and vegetarian options, along with an extensive menu of drinks. North Pointe features indoor and outdoor seating and stunning views of the swimming pool and ocean beyond. The Crooked Snook Tiki bar can also be found on the Resort Pool Complex deck and serves a full menu of libations with beautiful views of the Pine Island Sound.

The Sunset Beach Bar is a limited service eatery serving prepared grilled sandwiches, hot dogs, fresh salads, and other snacks, along with a range of delicious tropical libations against a backdrop of spectacular sunsets.

Scoops & Slices is a 1950s themed diner serving a variety of ice cream, soft serve frozen yogurt, pizza, and candy, and the Captiva Provision Company (CPC) is a full-service market that sells an array of gourmet grocery items, prepared foods, and a selection of fine wines and spirits.


Guest amenities and facilities at the South Seas Resort include a 24-hour front desk, daily housekeeping, a resort swimming pool complex with three swimming pools, waterslides, a swim school, and poolside bars, and a variety of beach services such as towels, umbrellas, and beach chairs. A trolley service is available for guests throughout the resort.

Guests can also enjoy a broad range of activities and recreation including golf at a private beachfront golf course, watersports such as parasailing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boards, wave runners, sailing, and snorkeling, and fishing charters from one of the two full service marinas at the resort. Other amenities include extensive children’s programs, including the Sanibel Sea School, Skully’s Interactive Family Center, and Swimtastics, and monthly family and kid’s activities. The resort is also home to several restaurants and two waterfront bars.

Weddings & Events

South Seas Island Resort is an idyllic location for an unforgettable wedding or special celebration and can accommodate a range of events and functions from a simple barefoot wedding on the beach at sunset to a lavish, formal black tie reception on the verdant King’s Crown lawn. In addition to 31,000 square feet of stunning indoor and outdoor spaces, the resort also offers exceptional catering services with customized menus, an on-site entertainment company to take care of lighting, sound, floral arrangements and more, and a professional event planning and management team to ensure a hassle-free and perfect event.

5400 Plantation Road, Captiva Island, Florida 33924, Phone: 866-565-5089

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