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Arrived in Captiva Yesterday

jillbean
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Arrived in Captiva Yesterday

WE LOVE THIS PLACE!!!! We are staying at the South Seas and I was so nervous based on some negative reviews but we can't say enough great stuff about everything so far. We had dinner last night at the Green Flash, it was OK, very overpriced for the quality of food, but who cares we are on vacation. We just got back from the gorgeous beach and are going to take drive to Sanibel today to check it out and have dinner. It is overcast and cloudy, so it isn't as hot as it was yesteday and figure it would be a good opportunity to walk around Sanibel.

I'll post pictures and a full review when we get home.

And thanks Tourmaline for all your information, you are the most helpful person.

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1. Re: Arrived in Captiva Yesterday

I'm glad you are happy with South Seas, we stayed there in '07 and rented a private house when we returned this June. Captiva is very addicting! Have a great week and get used to overpaying for mediocre meals on Captiva, lol. We had a great meal for the money at Doc Ford's on Sanibel, it's not far after leaving Captiva, a sports bar atmosphere.

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2. Re: Arrived in Captiva Yesterday

Oops, also wanted to mention that we had 2 good lunches at Key Lime Bistro on captiva.

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:-) Folks who stay in the Harborside building are generally pretty happy! Great harbour views, aren't they? Don't forget to check for manatees around the T-dock there and in the marina - as well as at the docks at Jensen's and McCarthy's.

Other than Olde Captiva House at Tweenie's, the food on Captiva is very ordinary - but the sandwiches from Captiva Provisions are really VERY good, though expensive. You are paying for the transport of the goods. Given the relatively low demand and volumes, you pay proportionally higher transportation costs. Expensive island.

Do check on Holy Smoke at SSR - in theory opening Weds. And try the Buffalo shrimp at Doc Ford's!!!!!!!!!!!

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