Whether fishing, boating or shelling, an island lifestyle is certainly appealing. That’s often what draws people to visit, and even invest in properties on Sanibel and Captiva.
Ooh la la! The luxury resort of South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island is the perfect Valentine’s Day romantic getaway for couples, according to the latest Florida Travel+Life magazine picks for “22 Romantic Resorts in Florida.” It also landed at #1 on USA Today’s “10 Best Florida Romantic Hotels.”
Redfish Pass is one of the most popular fishing spots in the Lee County boating area, and connects Pine Island Sound with the Gulf of Mexico. It separates Captiva on the south from North Captiva on the north.
For a unique golf destination in a beautiful setting, the 9-hole executive Captiva Island Golf Club at South Seas Island Resort on Captiva is a golf course that provides excellent golf amenities to players at all levels and a challenging course for a short game. The Chip Powell-designed course is ranked as one of the “Top 5 Short Courses” in the world.
Do you have a desire for American, seafood, Italian or French food? Or maybe just a cocktail and an appetizer and watch the sunset at a table near the beach? Or possibly just relax and listen to some live music and share a dessert? A few miles north of Naples and off the coast of Fort Myers, the island of Captiva is a tropical escape with unparalleled beaches and lively restaurants to suit a wide variety of palettes.
Family-friendly South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island is one of the finest vacation destinations in southwest Florida offering up luxe accommodations, delicious dining options and abundant family recreation activities all located in a resort village surrounded by the natural beauty of nature preserves and white sandy beaches.
The new Doc Ford’s Rum Bar & Grille restaurant opened this summer on Captiva at the South Seas Resort. Residents on Captiva and Sanibel have opened their arms to welcome this new restaurant addition to the island. Guests of the South Seas Resort and the island can enjoy live evening entertainment every Friday and Saturday until 1:30 A.M. Area bands will be booked every weekend.
The most expensive home to sell in Lee County, Florida during May 2011 was a Captiva single-family, waterfront home located within South Seas Resort. This 3,455 SF home is located at 945 South Seas Plantation Road, Captiva, FL and features 5 BR / 4.5 BA.
Famed Captiva resort back in business The much awaited re-opening of South Seas Island Resort, the grande dame of Southwest Florida tourist destinations, is today. The opening is being coined a “soft opening” as some of the resort is still in the process of being repaired from Hurricane Charlie devastation.[…]
Famed Captiva resort to have new owners In an apparent below market valued transaction, South Seas Resort was acquired by Blackstone Group LP for $367 million in cash. In addition to the Captiva and Sanibel assets, the transaction included hotel properties owned by MeriStar Hospitality in Key Largo and Clearwater.[…]
Famed Captiva resort opening in February 2006 The grand dame of Southwest Florida resorts, South Seas, is rising from the rubble of Hurricane Charlie and is accepting reservations for its re-opening in February, 2006. Charley washed and blew much of the 600-unit resort down to the foundation, so owners MeriStar[…]