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.” For a splurge at one of the sexiest hotel and resorts in Florida to celebrate Valentine’s Day or another special occasion, South Seas Island Resort is a top winner for romantics who long for an island oasis. It’s also a popular place for beach weddings at sunset.
This ideal tropical location is a spectacular setting in an unspoiled refuge at the edge of the Gulf Coast providing a stunning backdrop for ample seclusion. With the pristine turquoise blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico set against the powdery white sand beach that stretches for 2.5 miles, the sprawling resort sits on the northernmost end of exclusive Captiva Island. Guests can hop on a complimentary trolley to take around the island from point-to-point and leave their car behind. South Seas Island Resort has a wide array of accomodations including standard hotel rooms, one and two bedroom villas and even single-family homes facing the Gulf for spectacular sunsets and views.
What else makes this resort so special? The beautiful outdoors and plenty of amenities! Besides the beautifully manicured beach at your fingertips, the new lagoon pool also offers a hot tub to soak in. There are plenty of water sports available at Sunny Island Watersports. You can rent bikes or a golf cart to explore Captiva’s attractions, including dining at The Bubble Room Restaurant or bird watching at J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge. True romantics can make a picnic on the beach with picnic food from the resort’s Captiva Provision Company, including fresh fruit, cheese, wine and Panini sandwiches. The luxury resort has many amenities, including restaurants; fitness center; tennis courts and tennis school; pools and hot tub; marina with bike, golf cart and boat rentals; complimentary beach lounges and umbrellas; sailing classes; shops; a 9-hole golf course; and sunset cruises and private excursions to nearby islands.
After a visit, many decide they would like to own a place at this wonderful resort community. Here is a resource to view active South Seas real estate listings.