Virgin Holidays View
You are in for a luxurious stay at this, one of the top 10 spa hotels in the USA, situated in 85 acres of pristine beauty just before the causeway that takes you over to Sanibel Island. The spa itself is wonderful, offering a state-of-the-art gym and all the latest massages and body treatments. There's a world-class tennis centre with floodlit courts, which has hosted Davis Cup matches in the past, and 4 swimming pools are tucked away amid gloriously tropical grounds. 7 restaurants and lounges serve up all kinds of food, from gourmet dinners to tasty snacks. Water sports are available for hire and boat cruises will whisk you over to the best local beaches. Nearby are some excellent factory outlets for bargain designer shopping.
Where is it?
On the waterfront overlooking Sanibel and Captiva Islands.
Self-parking available, approx $12 per day and valet parking approx $20. Subject to change.
Eats and drinks
7 restaurants; Courtside Steakhouse, Tarpon House, The Cove Pool Bar & Grille, Palm Court Bakery, Charley's Cabana Bar and a luxury yacht, the Sanibel Harbour Princess, sailing nightly for dinner, and on Sun for brunch.
Fun and games
1 indoor and 3 outdoor swimming pools (indoor pool is adults only), supervised children's club at weekends and subject to availability*, 1,000ft private sunning beach, water sports*, nearby golf*. Spa* with fitness centre (no children under 16 years), steam baths and saunas, 6 whirlpools, massage and beauty treatments. Championship tennis complex, basketball court, marina with daily cruises* and water sports*.
24-hour room service*. Gift shops. Outlet shopping nearby. Laundry service*.
Wheelchair-accessible rooms with either 1 king-size bed or 2 queen-size beds and either roll-in shower or bath/shower.
347 guest rooms and suites on up to 11 floors in 4 buildings with 9 lifts. All with air-conditioning, TV, coffee maker, mini-bar or fridge, safe, iron and board, bathrobes and hairdryer. Rooms with 2 queen-size beds or 1 king-size bed, sleeping max 4 persons.
1-Bedroom Suites - are more spacious, with living areas, sleeping max 2 adults. Captiva Tower Deluxe Rooms - The Captiva Tower Rooms are located away from the main hotel building. All have a private balcony showcasing the captivating views of the endless waterways and lush mangrove preserves. Rooms have 1 king-size bed or 2 queen-size beds, sleeping max 4 persons. Captiva Tower 1-Bedroom Suites - as above but with a separate living area and a pull out sleeper sofa, sleeping max 3 persons.
*Denotes local charge.
Please note: A resort fee of $16.65 plus tax per room per day is payable locally and includes use of the following amenities: Access to the spa and fitness centre, use of the clay tennis courts, in-room Internet access, turndown service, in-room coffee and trolley transportation within the hotel complex.