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Every summer has a story:

Whats yours?

Island Vibes S O UTH S E A S I S L A N D R E S O RT • S P R I N G / S U M M E R 2 0 18 N E W S L ETTE R

Our quarterly newsletter keeps you up-to-date on the latest news, offerings and seasonal events at South Seas Island Resort, located on the Florida Gulf Coast at the north end of Captiva Island. From amenities, activities, facilities, restaurants and more, discover the wealth of adventure, fun, natural splendor and relaxation that abound amidst our 330-acre wildlife natural preserve bordered by two-and-a half miles of pristine white-sand beaches.

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Just Escape...


Letter f rom the

BOB WALTER Managing Director

Dear Friends, Welcome to the Spring and Summer issue of Island Vibes. If you haven’t yet visited our 330-acre paradise, please allow the Island Vibes newsletter to acquaint you with all South Seas Island Resort has to offer. If you’re a return guest, you’ll learn all about our Spring and Summer activities and happenings. This issue of Island Vibes is all about family. Throughout the year we welcome families from all over the world, and this time of year we enjoy watching families create lasting spring and summer vacation memories. Following a winter that was abnormally cold throughout much of the U.S., I’m happy to say that seasonal temperatures average 84 degrees! Consider our resort your ultimate playground with endless backdrops; the turquoise sea, white sand beaches, lush greenery and, of course, swoon-worthy sunsets. Whether laying by the beach, dipping your toes in the sparkling Gulf of Mexico or enjoying a more active vacation filled with tennis, waverunners, kayaking or bicycling, South Seas Island Resort offers something for everyone to enjoy. Lounge in a private poolside cabana while watching your little ones splash around, or enroll them in Sanibel Sea School for an ocean discovery learning experience. Play a round of golf on our picturesque, 9-hole Captiva Course, which boasts a water view from each hole, and when you need to recharge, visit us for food and libations at our many restaurants and bars. And for the ultimate resort experience, make sure you join us for our nightly, complimentary Sunset SHELLebration, where guests enjoy live music and tropical drinks and where kids can “make a wish upon a shell” as the sun dips into the Gulf. I hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you to South Seas Island Resort in the coming weeks and months. Rest assured that my staff will be “all hands on deck” to take care of your every need, ensuring you a memorable vacation. And remember, every summer has a story, what will yours be? Just Escape... Warmest Regards, Bob Walter

TABLE OF CONTENTS Special Offers

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Top 9 Family Activities

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Eats

6-9

Homes of Distinction

10-11

Upcoming Events

12-13

Relax & Renew

14-15

Game On

16-17

Sunny Island Adventures

18-19

Marinas 20-21 Shopping

Sunset SHELLebration Realty

24-25

Favorite Moments Farewell

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Special Offers SIZZLIN’ SUMMER SPECTACULAR with stays through September 30

Stay 3 nights at our regular rates and get your 4th night FREE! In addition, reserve your Sizzlin’ Summer Spectacular package now for travel between May 1, 2018 and September 30, 2018, and with a minimum four-night stay, you will receive: • Kids Eat Free Breakfast ages 12 years and younger • $100 Resort spending credit • 15% off food and beverage at Resort restaurants • Free Tennis and Coupon Book with over $250 in savings in Resort outlets • Enjoy family activities, restaurant savings, golf, spa services and merchandise, and more. BOOK NOW

S’MORES & MORE with stays through September 30 Gather your family around a crackling beach fire pit and indulge in a time-honored ooey-gooey vacation treat. Don’t worry - we have dinner covered too! Our S'mores & More Package Includes: • 2 Medium Pizzas (up to 2 toppings for each pizza) and 2 Liters of Soda (1 per stay) • S'mores Kit for a family of four (1 per stay) • Breakfast daily for up to 4 people • Coupon Book with over $250 in savings in Resort outlets; enjoy family activities, restaurant savings, golf, spa services and merchandise, and more. BOOK NOW


Top 9 Family

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Sunset SHELLebration:

Our “Wish Upon a Seashell” Ceremony celebrates the beauty of sunsets every day. Families make a wish as they throw their shell into the Gulf of Mexico all while enjoying live music.

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Magic Show:

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Sanibel Sea School Nature Programs:

Award winning, Magical Joey will deliver a high energy, interactive show that will delight audience members of all ages with comedy and magic.

Our nature programs include our Bird Walk and also Discover Shelling. Learn all about what this island has to offer as a family. Both programs are offered on Tuesdays.

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ScoutAbout:

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Seaside Cinema & S’mores:

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Camp Skullywag’s Creative Corner:

A Family Favorite! Families explore the beautiful island of Captiva in search of ScoutAbout’s Points of Discovery, learning about the history and nature of our island. Once completed, head to Camp Skullywags to redeem your colorful wristbands and earn a spot on the Wall of Fame.

Enjoy a feature film under the stars – all while enjoying our traditional s’mores dessert.

Daily craft session including projects like Tye Dye, Coconut Painting, Coloring Reusable Tote Bags, and our version of Build-A-Bear.


y Activities at

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Glow Golf:

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Go! Fish:

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Camp Skullywag’s Turtle Tots:

Families are invited to challenge one another in a friendly 9-hole glow in the dark putting course.

Guests can test their fishing skills right off our T-Dock with a Coordinator’s assistance. This is a catch and release program that is great for beginners or guests that just want to get out for an hour.

Daily for young families, toddlers ages 4 and under can enjoy special activities just for them. Parents stay with children while Activities Coordinators facilitate activities like Finger Painting, Puzzles, Playdoh or Puppet Playtime.


Eats The casual, family-friendly eateries at South Seas Island Resort offer incredible views and mouth-watering cuisine. Enjoy tropical drinks and a burger while watching a vibrant sunset in the bay or treat yourself to pan seared Florida Gulf grouper while relishing the unique and picturesque surroundings where you may catch a glimpse of a dolphin or manatee. We offer a wide variety of menu choices to satisfy every palate. With beautiful views and tempting food options, your senses will be more than quenched after a meal at any of our many locations.

A family fun destination with food & drinks to match fun flavors of the Caribbean with Latin influences. Our new menu applies those thoughts and brings them to your plate, with local fish tacos to stunning grouper entrĂŠes. Even freshly squeezed mojitos and cool beers to chill down the Florida heat. The possibilities never end at The Pointe with our new Hook it and Cook it, where the family can catch their fresh fish right off the docks and have it prepared at our restaurant. At The Pointe, we are on a journey to further bring our customers great flavors of new specials inspired by local ingredients.

DAILY, 11AM - SUNSET

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Enjoy light beach fare and drinks while experiencing live nightly entertainment and the unmatched sunsets and soothing sea breezes of the Gulf Coast.

OPEN DAILY, 11AM - SUNSET (WEATHER PERMITTING)

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South Seas’ family casual restaurant, Harbourside Bar & Grill serves both traditional breakfast fare and dinner favorites including steak, fresh catch, pasta, delicious sides and signature cocktails.

HOURS OF OPERATION: BREAKFAST: 8AM - 11AM, DAILY DINNER: 5PM - 10PM, DAILY (BAR OPEN).

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Enjoy stunning views of Pine Island Sound, overlooking North Captiva Island, with a signature beverage in hand. This full service tiki bar and restaurant is located in the Resort Pool Complex and offers salads, wraps, sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs and fish tacos.

OPEN DAILY, 11AM - SUNSET (WEATHER PERMITTING)

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Featuring

PATRICK FAAS

Director of Food & Beverage South Seas Island Resort • Born in The Netherlands • Lived all over the states from LA, Vegas, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, NYC, Honolulu, Waikiki, West side and North Shore of Hawaii • Spent a year in Osaka Japan as an apprentice for a Sushi Master • Opened up the First Disney Resort away from any of the parks (2000 miles removed) on Oahu - Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa

CAPTIVA PROVISION COMPANY Captiva Provision Company (CPC) is a market offering a full-service deli counter selling steaks, hamburgers, freshly made sandwiches and prepared chicken. The store also offers groceries, ice cream, sundries, unique gifts and a selection of fine wines and spirits. For a quick bite or if you’re planning a home cooked meal, CPC is the place to go.

• Created the very first sustainable roof top garden in Waikiki that supplied 45% of all of the produce for a 840 room hotel • Passion for creating dining experiences with his motto: Never go it alone. Utilizing all resources around him, and keeping things LOCAL to celebrate the community and culture around the resort Sourcing things locally and growing food in a sustainable manner is very important in order to provide the purest and healthiest, and best tasting food for our guests

For even more convenience, place your grocery order online and CPC will deliver your groceries to your room and even put your cold items in the refrigerator or freezer for you.

OPEN DAILY, 8AM – 9PM

ONLINE GROCERY ORDER & DELIVERY


Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille One of Sanibel and Fort Myers Beach’s favorite family restaurants, Doc Ford’s offers mouth-watering Caribbean inspired cuisine in a casual atmosphere.

SUNDAY - MONDAY, 11AM - 9PM TUESDAY - SATURDAY, 11AM - SUNSET

LEARN MORE Scoops & Slices A 1950’s themed malt shop serving a wide selection of Edy’s ice cream, gluten-free and fat-free soft serve frozen yogurt, delicious pizza and a wall of candy that is a dream come true for your sweet tooth.

SUNDAY - THURSDAY, 11AM - 10PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY, 11AM - 11PM

LEARN MORE Starbucks Offering delicious fresh brewed coffee, lattes, pastries and all your other world-famous favorites. Located in Chadwick’s Square, South Village

SUNDAY - THURSDAY, 7AM - 6PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY, 7AM - 7PM

LEARN MORE Ships Store Adjacent to the South Seas Marina, North Pointe, Ships Store is a quick service store offering carry-out coffee, fresh squeezed orange juice, mimosas, wines, spirits, pastries, breakfast sandwiches, deli meats and sandwiches, unique gift items, sundries and fresh fruit.

OPEN DAILY, 7AM - 9PM

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CAPTIVA BREEZE Items needed: - Bacardi Raspberry - Kettle One Citroen - Malibu - Raspberry Liquor - Stellina Di Notte Pinot Grigio - Pineapple Juice

2 oz 1 oz 1/2 oz Splash Splash 2 oz

Garnish: - Raspberries 3 - Strawberry 1 - Slice of Pineapple 1

Charred Lime & Blackened Ahi Tuna with Cilantro Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: - Ahi Tuna Steak 6-7oz (4) - Fresh Cilantro ½ bunch - Limes 1-2 - Salt and Pepper 2 tsp - South Sea’s Island Resort Blacken Seasoning 2 tbsp Directions: - In a small mixing bowl, add the ahi tuna - Chopped up the cilantro until fine and reserve for later - Cut the lime in half then char on the grill and then reserve for later - Add the Blacken seasoning, salt and pepper to the bowl - Finally add the coconut oil to the bowl - On a hot grill, place the ahi tuna on and grill it with a crosshatch sear for 10 seconds on each side - Remove ahi tuna from the grill and let it rest for 4-5 minutes - When resting, squeeze the freshly charred lime juice on top of the ahi tuna and chopped cilantro - Once rested slice the ahi tuna on a hard base with a sharp knife SERVE AND ENJOY


Homes of Distinction UNSURPASSED CAPTIVA ISLAND VACATION CONDOS AND PRIVATE HOMES Imagine your own home away from home in the secluded tropical oasis of Captiva Island with ocean views from your dining room table or bedroom, and your very own sparkling pool just feet away from your living room. Witness the unrivaled Florida sunsets from the privacy of your own balcony while the kids splash in the pool. Collect seashells on the sun-drenched beach just a few yards from your backyard. South Seas Island Resort offers specialty condominiums and private homes for the ultimate island vacation retreat. Spend the day with the family on the beach and return home for a home cooked meal in a fully-equipped kitchen. Choose from two, three, four, five or six bedroom options to fit the needs of your group and live like an islander in your very own private getaway. Escape to a luxurious South Seas Island Resort house or condo and experience a vacation that your family will never forget.

ISLAND LUXURY LIVING Reserve your Home of Distinction during this limited time sale, and get 15% off our regular rates! This offer cannot be combined with other packages, promotions or group rates, and cannot be applied to existing reservations. Offer is subject to availability.

BOOK NOW To speak with the private homes rental specialist, please call 800-669-0508 or book direct at https://www.southseas.com/accommodations/homes-of-distinction/ For more information regarding the purchase of the private homes on Captiva Island please visit www.southseasrealestate.com


Memorial Day Weekend 2018 Summertime in Captiva is sunny perfection with limitless outdoor activities and adventures for all ages. Take in the island views from a different perspective on a stand-up paddleboard, or while parasailing high above the water. Glide through the Gulf waters on a kayak or gaze at a tranquil sunset as your sailboat drifts peacefully along the sandy shore. Celebrate Memorial Day weekend and 4th of July with activities such as our 10th annual Cardboard Boat Regatta, Mermaid Classes, Super Bingo, Patriotic Golf Cart Parade plus a kids fishing tournament. With so much to offer, South Seas Island Resort is the ideal getaway for every member of your family. Summer Vacation is a time of family and fun at South Seas! From glow in the dark mini golf to magic shows, arts and crafts and pool games, to seaside cinema and s’mores, our Activities Team has something planned for everyone. Turtle Tots programming for children ages 4 and under, teen only events, and much more! Please pick up your Activities Brochure located at multiple outlets around the resort for more information on daily activities. SPECIAL EVENTS FOR FRIDAY, MAY 25TH – MONDAY, MAY 28TH 10TH ANNUAL CARDBOARD BOAT REGATTA Teams will be given a limited supply of items to build a boat then race across the pool – fun to compete, even more fun to watch. Reservations required. Did you ever wonder what it would be like to swim like a Mermaid? Join Mer-Britt for a demonstration class and photo opportunity. Space will be limited with reservations required.

SUPER BINGO Test your luck with a classic game of BINGO but spruced up with some SUPER prizes! Families, adults, and kids invited! Also will be offering our traditional holiday events like Glow Golf, Seaside Cinema & S’mores, and our Go! Fish Tournament.

Memorial Day Weekend 2018


4TH OF JULY Weekend Wednesday, July 4th 2018

PATRIOTIC GOLF CART PARADE: Decorate your golf cart and participate in our Patriotic Golf Cart Parade STAR SPANGLED CELEBRATION: Celebrate Independence Day with some fun filled entertainment. Arrival of the Patriotic Golf Cart Parade and Awards Ceremony, children’s activities, special food and beverage items, Sunset Celebration, and to end the night with a must-see fireworks display and dance party. SPECIAL EVENTS FOR SUNDAY, JULY 1ST – THURSDAY, JULY 5TH

Upcoming Events The fifth annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest is coming back to Southwest Florida in fall 2018! Catch live music and free shows from Sept. 21–30 at intimate venues on Captiva Island, Fort Myers Beach and in Downtown Fort Myers. • 150+ free shows • 20+ intimate venues

• Pool parties • Private house parties

#IslandHopperFest Visit IslandHopperFest.com for details. Special festival room rates

2ND ANNUAL YACHT ROCK, LABOR DAY WEEKEND. More Info to follow.


Relax & Renew

KAY CASPERSON SPA

LIFESTYLE SPA & BOUTIQUE The Kay Casperson Spa - Salon & Boutique is a haven for wellness and rejuvenation offering a combination of relaxing and energizing services including: • Facials & body scrubs • Individual & couples' massage • Manicures & pedicures • Makeovers & consultations • Hair cut, color & styling • Waxing & tinting • Youth & teen services • Bridal & special events styling • Girlfriends parties & business/convention groups.

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AMBU YOGA Ambu Yoga is a multi-style yoga studio offering instruction for all levels. Inspired by our beautiful island surroundings, owner Yali Zawady and her outstanding team of teachers strive to make each class interesting, challenging, and fun. The studio's eco-conscious boutique is stocked with local art, clothing, jewelry, yoga accessories, and other beautiful items. • Studio Classes • Hot Yoga • Gentle Yoga • Beach Yoga • SUP Yoga • Workshops • Private Sessions • Meditation • And More

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Game On

CAPTIVA GOLF COURSE Test your skill on the Captiva Course at South Seas Island Resort. 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. Visit the Captiva Course Golf Shop at South Seas and browse the latest golf collections from Nike and other designer brands. Items include South Seas logo golf shirts, caps, and a selection of shorts, sweaters and sweater vests. Golf balls and gloves are also available in this full-service pro shop.

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TENNIS Tennis players of all levels - social to competitive, beginners to professionals - will come away with an intense passion for the game of tennis after experiencing the services and instruction of Blackwood Tennis Academy at South Seas Island Resort. Group accommodations are our forté. From private schools, men's and women's league teams to groups of friends, the resort setting coupled with the tennis amenities are certain to provide the ideal destination to perfect your tennis game. • Daily Adult Clinics, designed for all levels from first timers to rated players • 10 & Under Clinic, instruction for beginner children focusing on developing hand-eye coordination and having fun • Blackwood Tennis Academy Certified Head Professional

• Tennis Concierge Service, for anyone who is looking for a partner at their own level, singles or doubles • Daily Junior Clinics, competitive and recreational junior instruction • Private Instruction, for all ages and abilities • 11 courts, for day and evening play (four courts are lit for evening play)

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Discover a new passion for the game of tennis through these exceptional services offered by Blackwood Tennis Academy at South Seas Island Resort: The Blackwood Tennis Academy partners with athletes of all abilities to provide a high level of tennis training created to meet their goals on and off the court. Since each player has unique training needs our programs focus on their individual strengths and areas for development. With a combination of physical training, mental development and an emphasis on education for all players, we create an environment where each player that works hard can be a winner.


Sunny Island Adventures at South Seas Island Resort YOUR BEST CHOICE FOR WATER SPORTS, GOLF CART RENTALS, ADVENTURE TOURS AND MORE. Located at South Seas Resort next to Chadwick’s Square, North End T-Dock and Sunset Beach, Sunny Island Adventures provides the perfect way to explore South Seas Island Resort and Captiva Island by land or sea! Get around island-style by renting your very own golf cart and explore the beautiful resort as well as spectacular Captiva Island. Or, if the water calls, leisurely paddle a kayak through a mangrove forest. Hold steadfast as you guide your waverunner through rolling waves on the Gulf of Mexico. Captain your own boat as you explore the surrounding islands of Captiva and beyond. From devoted water sports enthusiasts to adventure-seekers to corporate teams looking for an unforgettable experience, there is something for everyone, certain to enhance your memorable Captiva vacation. • Parasailing, single and tandem • Guided Waverunner Island Tours (North Captiva and Cayo Costa) • 30-minute and 1-hour Waverunner Rentals • Standup Paddleboard Rentals and Lessons (Fastest Growing Sport in America) • Kayak Rentals • Fishing Equipment Rentals and Frozen Bait • Banana Boat Rides

OPEN DAILY, 9AM - 5PM

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South Seas Island Marinas Convenient Captiva Island Marina

For all marina inquiries at South Seas Island Resort, please contact the Harbourmaster at 888-777-3625 or cmartz@southseas.com.

Yacht Harbour Marina

Bayside Marina

Located in North Pointe, the Yacht Harbour Marina features 2,400 feet of alongside berthing for boats up to 120’. There is a daily fee charged to Marina guests. Amenities include:

Located in South Village, this marina features boat rentals, dockage, a boat launch and fishing charters that are sure to satisfy your adventurous side. The backwaters of Pine Island Sound, San Carlos Bay near Fort Myers, Sanibel and Captiva Island offer legendary fishing experiences. On our fishing charters, whether you’re an expert or novice, our professional guides will make your ocean expedition a memorable one.

• VHF Channel 16 which is available from 8:00AM to 4:30PMdaily • Electricity service includes 30 amp 110; 50 amp 230; 100 ample single phase • Cable television and freshwater hook-ups • Ethanol-free gasoline and diesel fuel available • Showers and laundry facilities are located adjacent to the Ship’s Store

Amenities include: • Boat Rentals from Sunny Island Adventures • Dockage for boats 25’ and under • Repairs or Inquiries

• Open daily 8:00AM - 4:30pm

• Fuel Pump

• Channel Map and Directions

• Trailer Boat Launch – Only possible at Bayside Marina

To speak with the South Seas Marina staff, please call 888.777.3625

• Advance arrangements are required with the Harbour Master prior to launch or to dock • Ramp for boat launching available for vessels up to 30’ • Wireless Internet and fresh water available

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• Fees apply to launch and/or trailer storage


Captiva Cruises: (North Pointe at Yacht Harbour Marina) Step aboard a variety of cruises near this lovely South Florida resort, including an Island Beach and Shelling cruise to pristine Cayo Costa State Park, the daily Dolphin and Wildlife Adventure cruise through Pine Island estuary and Sunset cruise.

LEARN MORE Fishing: Surf Casting, Shore Casting & Go! Fish Program Guests are welcome to fish anywhere on property. Children under the age of 16 do not need a license. All ages can participate in South Seas’ Go! FISH catch and release program taught by resident fishing experts at the T-Dock.

LEARN MORE Fishing Charters: (Both Marinas) Back Bay fishing with your own private guide near South Seas Island Resort. Charters are available for half or full day from the Yacht Harbour and include a professionally licensed guide, all fishing poles and tackle equipment, a fishing license and ice.

HALF DAYS: 8AM - 12PM AND 12:30PM - 4:30PM, FULL DAYS: 8AM - 4PM

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Offshore Sailing School (Yacht Harbour Marina) America’s #1 sailing school has operated at South Seas Island Resort since 1975. There are a variety of sailing certification courses for beginners to advanced sailors, along with shorter two hour sailing lessons for adults and children. For more information, please call 800-221-4326.

LEARN MORE Learn to Sail Learn to sail on vacation with America's #1 sailing school at South Seas Island Resort! Contact Offshore Sailing School at to book your sailing course vacation package with resort stay by March 15 and you will save $200 per person on Learn to Sail or Fast Track to Cruising for course packages starting April 1 and ending June 30, 2017. Another special value package is great for families. Book Offshore Sailing’s ‘Tweens & Teens Learn Free package and up to three children age 7-17 learn free with two adult paid tuitions. For more information, please call 888-385-6857.

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Boat Rentals (South Village) Boats are available for rent from Sunny Island Adventures adjacent to Bayside Marina including Pontoon Boats for cruising, shelling and family fishing. Power Boats are available for more serious anglers. Rentals are available for either a half or full day.

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Shopping At South Seas Island Resort, enjoy a collection of retail outlets featuring designer adult and children’s clothing, footwear, gifts and souvenirs. Shops are just a walk or trolley ride away from either Chadwick’s Square in South Village or around North Pointe.

SOUTH VILLAGE SHOPS AT CHADWICK’S SQUARE Everything But Water

Regatta

A specialty shop for all your pool and beach attire needs including swimwear, sandals, beach cover-ups and wraps.

Fine resort wear and accessories for the entire family. Designers include Tommy Bahama, Vera Bradley, Life is Good and more at this one-of-akind boutique.

Monday–Saturday, 9AM – 7PM Sundays, 11AM – 6PM

Open Daily, 9AM – 7PM

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Footloose

Beach Life

A one-stop shop offering a large selection of fashion and functional footwear including Reef, Teva, Sperry, Crocs and more.

A new and exciting South Seas Island Resort Logo shop that also includes outstanding lines such as Life is Good and Vineyard Vines clothing

Open Daily, 9AM – 7PM

Open Daily, 9AM – 8PM

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H20 Outfitters

2 Islands Art Gallery

Apparel, accessories, swimwear, footwear and jewelry. Labels include Tommy Bahama, Columbia, Quicksilver, Tori Richards and Life is Good.

Presenting the collected works of professional artists from the two islands of Sanibel and Captiva.

Open Daily, 9AM – 7PM

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Kay Casperson Lifestyle Spa & Boutique Features Kay Casperson’s naturally nourishing skincare products and cosmetics, inspirational apparel and accessories, unique jewelry, and gifts Monday–Saturday, 9AM – 7PM, Sundays, 10AM – 5PM

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Open Daily, 10:30AM – 5:30PM

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Captiva Provision Company A full service market stocked with gourmet grocery and sundry items, extraordinary gifts and gift baskets. Open Daily, 8AM – 9PM

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NORTH POINTE SHOPS The Captiva Golf Course

Ships Store

Featuring the latest golf collections from Nike, Greg Norman and other designer brands. Items include South Seas logo golf shirts, caps, accessories and gifts.

Grocery selections, wines and spirits, fresh sandwiches, coffee, souvenirs, puzzles, games, books, newspapers, magazines and fishing bait and tackle are available in the longest free standing store at South Seas.

Open Daily, 8AM – 4PM

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South Seas Island Outfitters and Resort Logo Shop A complete collection of South Seas logo apparel including tee shirts, sweat shirts, caps, jackets, and beach towels for the entire family. The shop also features brand names such as Columbia and Under Armour, as well as unique items such as ornaments, gifts and home décor. Open Daily, 9AM – 7PM

Open Daily, 7AM – 9PM

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Scoops & Slices Scoops & Slices offers a selection of Edy’s ice cream, gluten-free and fat-free soft serve frozen yogurt, hot and delicious slices of pizza, loose candy, packaged candy, stuffed animals and other related items. Sunday – Thursday, 11AM – 10PM Friday – Saturday, 11AM – 11PM

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The Snook Shack

Sunny Island Adventures

A treasure trove of all things fun for the pool, as well as the only place to find unique Crooked Snook Tiki Bar souvenirs. Conveniently purchase sunscreen, SPF T-shirts, hats, sunglasses and coverups, in addition to a great selection of pool toys, balls and games for all ages.

With three convenient locations at Chadwick's Square, Sunset Beach and at the T-dock, they offer a wide variety of outdoor and water rentals from bikes and golf carts to waverunners, paddleboards, parasailing and kayaks.

Open Daily, 9AM – 7PM

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Open Daily, 10AM – Dusk

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SUNSET SHELLebration AT SUNSET BEACH

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT NIGHTLY Welcome to Island Life


So u t h Se a s Is l a n d R e s o r t

Realty South Seas, Sanibel & Captiva Properties is the foremost real estate company serving Sanibel, Captiva, Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Naples and Cape Coral. As a member of both the Royal Palm Coast and Sanibel Captiva Associations of Realtors, each real estate professional has the most current information and access to the finest properties. For over 30 years, we have understood the islands and the market and it is our goal to offer personal assistance to each client in their search for their own perfect place in paradise.

LANDS END VILLAGE, CAPTIVA ISLAND

Lands End Village at South Seas Resort. The most prestigious condominium complex finest of materials, this gorgeous three bedroom / three bath penthouse condominium flooring in the main living areas, custom cabinetry in the kitchen and baths, beautiful g furnishings to blend comfort with style. The living / dining areas are spacious with stun of the Gulf of Mexico, manicured greens of the Captiva Golf Course and sanctuary of t

Priced at $2,395,000 Contact Mary Ann Cowart at 239.851.6447 or macowart@aol.com

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Escape to Captivating Captiva! Casual and coastal themed decor sets the mood for sun-kissed days, salty air and starry nights. Absolutely gorgeous bay and marina views showcasing the true ambiance of this well designed two bedroom, two bath Marina Villa. A short walk to the beach and conveniently located to restaurants, main pool complex, kid's camp, trolley stop, golf course, Ship's Store, shopping, and T-Dock. Excellent rental history for the investor minded buyer. Truly a beautiful condominium!

Luxurious beachfront home offering carefree elegance and casual sophistication. Tasteful interior with stainless appliances, granite countertops, commercial grade tile throughout the main living area. Stone countertops in the bathrooms and utility room. Tumbled marble and subway tile showers. Gorgeous gulf views. This Beach Home offers everything you have been waiting for. Great rental potential. Bring your most discriminating client. Enjoy beautiful Captiva sunsets or spend your days soaking up the sun on our pristine Captiva beach. Rare opportunity, too good to miss!

MARINA VILLA, CAPTIVA ISLAND

BEACH HOME, CAPTIVA ISLAND

Priced at $749,000 Contact Mary Ann Cowart at 239.851.6447 or macowart@aol.com

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Priced at $2,199,000 Contact Joni Stokes at 239.560.5959 or jonistokes@earthlink.net

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on Sanibel & Captiva! Using the m has beautiful travertine stone granite counters and pleasing nning views of the sparkling waters the bay!

Newly renovated, luxurious beach front home offering carefree elegance and casual sophistication. This home was completely renovated in 2014. Tastefully redesigned and perfectly designed to entertain. This is truly the beach house you've been dreaming of. Enjoy your days soaking in the rays and swimming in the Gulf! Most importantly, this is a great Captiva beach property with a pool, priced very attractively for investment purposes.

Amarelo Sol. Just renovated 4/4 "Key West" style home. Situated just steps from the beach and close to Captiva Village, this private home offers a private, heated pool and spa, guest house, large sundeck, custom kitchen with stainless appliances, granite counters, and beautiful southern pine cathedral ceiling, brand new tile floors, recessed lighting, and French doors across the front of the house

BEACH HOME, CAPTIVA ISLAND

LAIKA LANE, CAPTIVA ISLAND

Priced at $2,295,000 Contact Marty Stokes at 239.560.5958 or martystokes@earthlink.net

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Priced at $2,295,000 Contact Mary Ann Cowart at 239-851-6447 or macowart@aol.com

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Favorite Moments from our guests

Ryan/Kayla D.

Tracy C.

“We had our wedding reception on the resort and nothing could have been more perfect”

“It is such a great family friendly resort with something for all ages! Our favorite thing was watching the sunset with live music!”

Lisa K.

Alicia G.

“The private miles of beach, the pool views watching dolphins and marina manatees were amazing!”

“We enjoyed the empty beaches, jumping dolphins, and swirling birds against a backdrop of blue seas and giant palm trees. True paradise!”


Dear Friends,

Thank You

I hope you enjoyed our Spring & Summer issue of Island Vibes as much as we’ve enjoyed sharing it with you. We are very proud of our resort and staff members who help to make your stay full of lasting memories. If you would indulge me for a moment, close your eyes and imagine a sun drenched day, your toes in the sand, and the sound of the ocean lapping on the shore. Or imagine the most beautiful sunset you have ever seen. With our Private Island Sanctuary we can make all of your vacation dreams come true. The only thing required is a reservation. With unparalleled natural beauty, resort amenities and activities to satisfy your every wish, South Seas Island Resort is your ultimate private island escape. Captiva Island is as peaceful as it is beautiful. Come see for yourself what generations of guests have already experienced! If every summer has a story, we want to be the best part of yours. Shawn Farrell General Manager

5400 Plantation Road, Captiva Island, Florida 33924 866.584.1044 | SouthSeas.com #SouthSeas

Island Vibes | South Seas Island Resort Spring / Summer 2018 Newsletter  
Island Vibes | South Seas Island Resort Spring / Summer 2018 Newsletter  
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