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Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english

Peace Love Captiva ... Owner Operated South Seas Resort Beach Cottage

34 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Enjoy our beautiful, two bedroom, Gulf-front beach cottage in the world famous South Seas Resort on Captiva Island. Our cottage offers breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico.

Our beach cottage is constantly updated and beautifully maintained in bright island colors and decor. It includes a full kitchen with Silestone countertops.

The master bedroom has a king size bed and private bath with a walk-in shower. The second bedroom has twin beds and a hall bath with a shower/tub combination. A queen size sofa sleeper is located in the living room. Our laundry room has a full size washer and dryer. The new interior island décor is comfortable and casual.

Our cottage is beautifully landscaped and fronts to two and a half miles of beautiful white sand beaches with excellent shelling. The swimming pool and tennis courts are within steps from our door. The Beach Cottages have the closest proximity to the beach of any South Seas Resort property.

They are within walking distance of the front gate of South Seas Resort and many Captiva Island restaurants and shops.

This rental includes the beach cottage amenities: pool, tennis, and beach as shown. It does not include resort amenities. Our cottage is on the first floor with a magnificent view and entrances on both the pool and Gulf sides of the cottage. Gulf side access allows for easy walks to and from the beach with children and convenient storage of beach toys, chairs, etc. There is no road to cross. The beach is accessible by a private sand path for beach cottage guests only (as shown). There are two gas grills located steps from the beach cottage, near the pool.

We DO NOT require or accept Homeaway Payments. Therefore, you do not pay the large service fee Homeaway/VRBO charges directly to travelers who book properties with their payment system.

We use a first class Captiva property management firm for local management of our cottage. Secure payments are made to them once the reservation is made and detailed confirmations/receipts/terms will be provided.

Keys and island information are picked up at our local property manager's location. Emergency maintenance is a phone call away. TRAVEL INSURANCE IS OFFERED.

In order to book with us please call us directly at the phone number listed (three one four two zero five eight five one nine ). If a reservation is desired we will handle directly with our on-island property manager.

If our calendar is filled for the week(s) you are traveling, please feel free to contact us. We are happy to make recommendations for other nice properties nearby.

$500 deposit required for weekly stays, $1000 deposit for two or more weeks. Credit cards accepted for deposit only.

Full payment due 30 days prior to arrival. Cancellations 90 days prior to stay are refundable.

If our property can be rebooked at full rate a refund will be made less a fee)

Thank you for considering our property for your vacation. We will consider renting only to parties who provide a valid phone number with their inquiry.

Keywords: Cottage, South Seas Resort, Gulf Front, Beach Cottage, Captiva Island, FL, Condo, Luxury, Exclusive, Private, Two Bedroom, Two Bath, Privately owned, Owner Operated

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Lynn (Owner)
Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

Every aspect of our experience was well above expectations. The after-hours check-in process was seamless and easy to navigate. The folks at the South Seas Resort could not have been more friendly, from the time we went through the gate and each time thereafter, they even remembered our name! The beach cottage was absolutely perfect for our family of 5. Your decorations, supplies, beach provisions, cookware were all spot on. We all commented favorably about your attention to detail in regards to the décor and cleanliness of the cottage. The location was superb. Easy to get to Doc Fords, the Starbucks, Provisions and Captiva restaurants and a short walk to the north end.

Please accept our sincere thank you and we very much would be interested in making it an annual event as much as possible!
Dec 2015
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based on 34 traveler reviews

Peace Love Captiva ... Owner Operated South Seas Resort Beach Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 38 reviews
Lawson, Missouri

Captiva Island

  • 5 of 5

The resort was beautiful, we had the beach just steps away from our location....the pool was uncrowded and so close to us....we would return to this property

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2007
  • Stayed: Sep 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a sweet spot! Our family of four spent a great week on Captiva. We all enjoyed the warm waters of the pool, playing on the beach, looking for shells, and the abundant wildlife. What a delight to walk down the short beach path and see dolphins swimming and osprey and pelicans diving for fish. The property itself was clean, quiet, comfortable, and nicely decorated. Thanks to the owners for making it all so easy!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice note. We are happy you enjoyed our Beach Cottage and Captiva. You were very nice to work with. Please come back!
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Wonderful vacation/great place!

  • 5 of 5

Super place to enjoy Captiva. Love the attention to the details that owner provides which make a vacation more carefree.

Second time at the cottage and wouldn't stay anywhere else on the island. Bill

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this nice note and for your email. We are so happy that you have made our place your repeat destination. We have about 26 weeks of annual renters and you all treat our place like your own. It is a pleasure! (especially when you are Cardinal fans:)
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Ontario, Canada

Lovely stay at a wonderful cottage!

  • 5 of 5

This was the first time visiting Captiva Island and staying at this cottage with my family. Coming from Canada, it was a great escape from the bone chilling January weather. This cottage was a great choice for my young family. The cottage itself was exactly as described in the listing and pictures. Check in was quick and easy. It is in excellent condition and the cottage was spotless when we arrived. Pride in ownership is shown throughout. Beach access is only steps away. On one of the days, we saw dolphins playing from shore, which was a first for us and quite exciting to see. Doc Ford's restaurant is only a 10 minute walk away. We ate there 4 times during our stay! We had our fair share of oysters and stone crab, which were amazing! I must make a point to thank Lynn, the owner. Her communication was excellent prior to and during our stay. She answered all of our questions quickly and was so pleasurable to deal with. Thank you so much! We hope to return again!

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. You have been so nice to work with. We are very happy that you loved our cottage and Captiva. We also share your love of Doc Ford's. We were on Captiva the week prior to your stay and also ate there numerous times, even got to meet Randy Wayne White eating his dinner at the bar. He graciously signed books for us. Please come back. We have many annual guests and would love to have you return.
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Nothing better than watching winter from a beach in Captiva!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I arrived on December 27th from Massachusetts,we left a cold, gray day~ and arrived to a BREATHTAKING west coast sunset! The cottage was perfect! Clean and bright, well equipped kitchen and amazing views! Close enough to walk to restaurants,shoppes, Chapel by the sea,and boat tours! A perfect beach front getaway!! We will absolutely be returning!! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review of your stay. As I recall, when we first spoke you said you had walked the beach to find the location you liked most, then found us on line. I am very happy that you had such a nice time and loved the beach cottage and location. We look forward to having you back. Stay warm!
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Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

We have enjoyed staying in this unit 4 times now. It is a great location, right on the beach with wonderful sunset views. A leisurely 5-10 minute walk takes you into "downtown" Captiva with its shops and restaurants. Doc Ford's restaurant is on the property and has amazing clam chowder and peel and eat shrimp. The Green Flash has wonderful Grouper de Paris and snapper. Sunset Grille has great breakfasts. Key Lime Bistro has a great menu as well...all is delicious. Sunshine Café and Wine Bar also has great food. Mucky Duck is good for sunset drinks and entertainment and the Bubble Room is a fun, kitschy place to take the kids. You can also walk the beach for miles. The cottage is clean with comfortable furnishings and is well appointed with kitchen needs as well as beach towels and chairs. It is decorated in a wonderful, fun "beachy" theme that brings the beauty of Captiva inside. We certainly will return!

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review. We know you love Captiva like we do and we look forward to having you return. You are such nice guests! Thank you for always treating our home as your own. Looking forward to 2015. Hope this OH winter is kind!
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
RSW (Fort Myers, FL)
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Captiva Island Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2016
May 28 2016 - Sep 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2016
Sep 3 2016 - Sep 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
Fall 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 18 2016
7 night minimum stay
December 2016
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 23 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Holiday Season 2016
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Season 2017
Jan 7 2017 - Jan 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 28 2017 - Mar 10 2017
7 night minimum stay
Peak Season
Mar 11 2017 - Apr 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season
Apr 22 2017 - Apr 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Apr 29 2017 - May 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

We DO NOT accept Homeaway payments.

VRBO/Homeaway aggressively markets Homeaway payments to travelers promoting convenience in online booking. They then charge an average of 7% to the traveler for that service. We DO NOT use their payment system.

We use a professional management company located near our Beach Cottage for all payments, keys, island information, maintenance, cleaning, etc. We do not charge a service fee.

Cancellations made 90 prior to arrival are refundable.
Damage protection is required through a credit card imprint at time of check in with our local property manager.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Florida Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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