The Complete Package
By Lynn Walker
It is all here in one spot. Located off the coast of Ft. Meyers, Florida, on Captiva Island; South Seas Plantation has it all for hosting the ideal tropical destination wedding. Pick your spot: beach, garden, veranda, or an exquisite ballroom. Pick your style; black-tie, casual, barefoot or stilettos, they can do it any way you want! South Seas Plantation is the complete package.
Big Day Details
Planning your wedding from afar can be daunting so the wedding staff on site is ready to ease your mind and jitters! Once the choices are made for ‘The Big Day’ events, with so many locations to choose from it will be a breeze to pick the perfect spot for a welcome reception, rehearsal dinner, bridesmaid luncheon and after-party. For the morning of, indulge yourself and the bridal party at the Kay Casperson Spa, reach out to their dedicated wedding consultant to help plan. Starting the process is easy, just go online to southseas.com/weddings to request a proposal or contact the weddings department and then relax and dream.
Out and About
Activities Galore! There is no need to leave the property unless you are headed out into the Gulf of Mexico by boat. After arriving on property, park the car, there are various modes of transportation available to all. Take the trolley that runs continuous during the day and into the night, rent a golf cart or bicycles, or if you want to get your exercise you can walk or run the 2.5 miles of coastline from one end to the other.
The resort is situated on a 330-acre protected wildlife sanctuary where you will find Manatees, Bottle-nosed Dolphins, Egrets, lizards and a variety of other residents. There is a full-service Yacht Harbour and Marina and Colgate’s Offshore Sailing School, America’s #1 Sailing School. Sanibel & Captiva Islands are well known for their abundance of sea shells, so bring your bucket and explore the pristine white sand/shell beaches to start a collection. Don’t stop there; check out the 9-hole Golf Course, Tennis Courts, Shopping, Fishing, Kayaking, Parasailing, Swimming Pools, Cruises and Excursions.
Here’s the Scoop
Finding the right size or style guest room for wedding guests is sometimes very difficult, but South Seas can accommodate even the most fastidious guest. Starting with basic guest rooms and suites to one, two & three bedroom villas or cottages, and if you want the family to be together, there are homes and townhouses with up to 6 bedrooms. All you need to decide is water view, garden view or beachfront.