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Useppa Island

Bokeelia, FL
+1 239-283-1061
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Amazingingly Wonderful and Secluded Paradise

We went to Useppa as part of a Captiva 1-day Cruise and boy was I amazed at the beauty and... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Fort Myers, Florida
Not for everyone!

I've lived in Florida most of my life and have been by Useppa many times in my boat but have never... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Fort Myers, Florida
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  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
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“private island” (12 reviews)
“collier inn” (23 reviews)
“day trip” (12 reviews)
Bokeelia, FL
+1 239-283-1061
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We went to Useppa as part of a Captiva 1-day Cruise and boy was I amazed at the beauty and exclusivity of this island. It is a private island so you have to be a member or be invited (via Captiva Cruises) to even get...More

1  Thank Benzboy06
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I've lived in Florida most of my life and have been by Useppa many times in my boat but have never been on the island , manly because it is a private island and you must be a member or an invited guest, which I...More

8  Thank leroys875
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We arrived on Useppa Island on a Captiva Cruises excursion. This Island is rather small and is very quaint. We had lunch at the Barron Collier Dining Room. This restaurant is located in a beautiful building with lovely views. As most of the cruise passengers...More

2  Thank Nashna
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

My friend came from France just for a few days, so we didn't go far from Fort Myers where I live, but still I wanted to show her what I love about living in Florida. A short cruise from Captiva to Useppa Island gave us...More

5  Thank biblioterka
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We had a great day trip to Useppa Island with Captiva Cruises. The boat ride over and back was pleasant and the boat guide was informative and entertaining. This is the only way to get on this private enclave, unless you own property there or...More

1  Thank 7Summits_10
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

While staying at friends in the Island we went to both the patio and dinner restaurants. Lunch outside is well worth it. Fried Chicken nights (Tuesdays, I think) are spectacular. Decent wine, beer & cocktail menus. Historic and idyllic setting!!

Thank burnsinny
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Viisted Useppa Island on a Captiva Cruises day trip from Captiva, which is a terrific way to get out on the bay, learn a lot about the area, and have lunch on a pretty and island. Useppa is a private residential club that allow Captiva...More

1  Thank LuckyW
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We had a wonderful trip to Useppa on Captiva Cruises, with great narration by the captain along the way, and multiple dolphin sitings. Our lunch at the Collier Inn was awesome, as was the setting...like stepping back in time. The island is very laid-back and...More

Thank saluki4255
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

An private island paradise. We had the pleasure of enjoying a marvelous lunch among the beautiful landscaping. This was a true treat. The food was incredibly delicious as were the cocktails. A huge thank you to my friend who made this possible 😊

1  Thank Linda R
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We took the boat out of South seas plantation in Captiva to Useppa island. The boat ride itself was awesome. The three ship captains were very informative. The history lesson was awesome. The tour of the island was spectacular. Great history great people and great...More

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6 August 2017|
Response from biblioterka | Reviewed this property |
Not really. Use the spray - it should be ok. I have not been bitten this year yet.
6 August 2017|
Response from Buzz M |
I have been there many times in the winter months, and never noticed any.
21 January 2017|
Response from hilshappy |
Yes But you must be invited by and owner or a member or involved in a preplanned group or event.