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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the hours of operation for the resort and stores?

Hours of operations are subject to change based on availability, seasonality, etc. See our current list of stores and hours here.

How much is the resort fee?

The resort fee is $25.00 plus 11.5% tax per day for each guest 13 years and older. Kids 12 and under are complimentary.

What does the Resort Fee include?

The resort fee includes:

  • Guest room high-speed internet
  • Complimentary golf green fees; cart and club rentals not included *
  • Daily trolley service throughout the Resort
  • Resort pool complex amenities include poolside towels and lounge chairs
  • Beach (South and Sunset Beach) amenities include beach towels, chairs, and umbrellas
  • Fitness center access
  • Participation in special Resort activities
  • Free parking
  • Cable with free movie channels (includes HBO)
  • Tennis court fees *
  • Tesla and EV charging stations

** All play requires advanced reservations. Reservations may be made at the Tennis Pro Shop at 239-472-5111 ext. 4151 and the Golf Pro Shop at 239-472-5111, ext. 3327. All players must check-in at the Pro Shop before playing. Instruction and equipment not included in the resort fee. Tennis and golf reservations may be booked 7 days in advance of play.

What is the minimum age requirement for hotel check-in?

The primary guest must be at least 21 years of age on the day of check-in.

Do I need to make a reservation for the Captiva Cruises? How much do the Captiva Cruises cost?

Yes, please call us at (239) 472-5300. The cost varies based on your chosen expedition.

What are the hours of the Fitness Center?

The fitness center is open for 24 hours, and can be accessed with your room key card.

Is there a charge for parking?

No, self-parking is included in the resort fee, and each unit has private guest parking.

Do you offer Golf Cart and Bicycle rentals?

Yes, you can make reservations at Sunny Island Watersports or Yolo. See our Golf Cart and Bicycle Rentals Page Here.

Do you offer Boat Rentals?

Yes, contact Sunny Island Watersports at (239) 312-4094.

Do you offer Fishing Charters?

Yes, contact Bayside Marina for reservations and information at (239) 472-7570.

Do I need a license to fish at South Seas?

You do not need a license to fish from the T-Dock, it is licensed through the resort. If you decide to fish anywhere else on the property, guests are required to have a license.

Are the pools heated?

Yes, all of our pools are heated.

What are the dining options on property?

The Pointe – This poolside eatery features indoor and outdoor seating, with a casual menu and an impressive selection of signature drinks.


Latitudes Food Shack and Attitudes Beach Bar – Enjoy a variety of delicious tacos and sip on handcrafted margaritas while enjoying your toes in the sand and taking in the beautiful backdrop of Sunset Beach!


Crooked Snook – This full service tiki bar and eatery is located in the Resort Pool Complex and offers salads, wraps, sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs and fish tacos.


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


Captiva Provisions Company – Full-service gourmet market with an assortment of specialty food, fresh fruits, and vegetables. Wine, spirits, and a full-service deli providing freshly prepared salads and sandwiches. Pre-order groceries and have them ready for pickup when you arrive.


Scoops & Slices – A 1950’s malt shop serving a wide selection of ice cream, gluten-free and fat-free soft-serve frozen yogurt, pizza, family meals, and more!


Ships Store – A food and supply company offering carry-out from coffee, wine and spirits, grocery items, deli meats, gourmet deli sandwiches and other specialty items.


Starbucks – Offering their unique fresh brewed coffee, lattes and all your other world-famous favorites.

Are pets allowed on property?

NO PETS / ANIMALS ALLOWED with the exception of service animals as defined by Title II and Title III of the ADA. Emotional Support Animals do not qualify as service animals under the ADA. A $250 penalty charge will be enforced if an animal is brought onto the property.

Where is the closest Pharmacy / Grocery Store located?

A grocery store is located on property, Captiva Provisions Company in Chadwick Plaza. The closest Pharmacy is CVS on Sanibel.

Where is the closest Urgent Care and Hospital located?

You can find urgent care and hospital facilities at the following addresses:

Urgent Care
San/Cap Medical Center
4301 Sanibel Captiva Road, Sanibel
(239) 472-0700

HealthPark Hospital
9981 S Healthpark Dr, Fort Myers
(239) 343-5437

Where is the closest shopping?

On property located at South Village in Chadwick Shopping Center and North Pointe. See our website for store details.

How far is South Seas Island Resort from Southwest Florida International airport?

39 miles.

Does the resort offer airport transportation?

No, however, there are car rentals and taxi services available. We recommend Dolphin Transportation. They can be reached at 1-239-530-0100 or

What time is check-in and check-out?

Check-in time is after 4 p.m. and check-out is prior 11:00 a.m.