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Florida | Naples

Perched on the Gulf of Mexico in southwest Florida, Naples is well known for its high-end shopping, world-class culture and sophisticated dining. But it's also an affordable family destination that appeals to nature lovers and beach aficionados. Fifth Avenue South and Third Street South are the focal points for Naples shopping in the historic downtown area, with numerous art galleries, chic clothing boutiques and home décor shops. When it comes time for lunch or drinks and dinner, enjoy your meal with a water view, whether you choose a swanky beachfront resort or a funky bayside bar.

Here’s just a few ideas of things to do whilst you’re staying in Naples…

Sun-N-Fun Water Park

Sun-N-Fun is a 6.1-acre water park located within North Collier Regional Park. Sun-N-Fun Lagoon's interactive water features include water dumping buckets, water pistols, four pools including a family pool, Tadpole pool for Children 6 and under, and Turtle Cove for kids 5 to 12. In addition there is a lap/diving pool and Sunny's River, a lazy river attraction. The main attraction of course is the water tower which takes those 48" and taller 38 feet in the air to come back down on one of five fantastic water slides. The 212-acre park also features nature trails, a gym and fitness centre.

Naples Zoo

Much more than a walk-thru zoo, this historic tropical garden with mature botanicals and nationally accredited zoo features a full day of wildlife experiences to delight guests with the natural world to inspire the conservation of our planet's remaining wild areas and their wondrous inhabitants. New additions include a giant anteater and other wonders of South America along with cheetahs and the Giraffe Feeding Experience where you can hand-feed the world's tallest animal!

Naples Bay Cruise

Enjoy Naples Bay, see the multi-million-dollar homes of Port Royal and cruise out into the Gulf of Mexico aboard Naples' most elegant yacht the Naples Princess. A 105-foot, air-conditioned, triple level boat that is Coast Guard certified for 149 passengers. The Naples Princess offers sightseeing, lunch, sunset hors d'oeuvres and sunset dinner cruises.

Manatee tours

Take an eco-boat tour into a remote Manatee Hideout. Children help the captain steer the boat, while manatees, birds and alligators thrive in their natural habitat. See the manatees swim, hear them breathe and sometimes witness a nursing moment. Professional guides will help you experience nature first hand.

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples

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LOCATION

Situated on the world-class Greg Norman designed golf course, just 10 minutes from Naples Airport and three miles from The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. Fifth Avenue shopping, Old Naples and Tin City are just a short drive away.

ACCOMMODATION

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort has 295 rooms, all exquisitely furnished in rich vibrant colours, with views of the fairways or immaculate resort grounds. Added amenities to enhance stays include feather beds, bathrobes and premium bath essentials.

FACILITIES

 

  • Lemonia: American Bistro
  • The Poolside Grill
  • Bella Vista Lounge: all day dining and drinks
  • eXpress(o): coffee shop
  • VUE: digital entertainment lounge
  • Outdoor pool and sundeck
  • The Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples
  • Two 18 hole golf courses, PGA TOURacademy and golf shop
  • Tennis centre and four courts
  • Fitness centre
  • Ritz Kids: kid’s club
  • Natures Wonders: environmental programme
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    PRICES

    From £64 per person per night based on twin occupancy of a Resort room. Other room categories available on request.

    SPECIAL OFFERS

    4th Night Free January 3rd 2014 to January 1st 2015.

    Renovations

    Please be advised that The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples will be undergoing an exterior maintenance project from July 24th to October 1st 2014. Work is scheduled Monday through Saturday 9am to 5pm, and noise levels are expected to be minimal. No other hotel facilities are expected to be disrupted.

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    15 DAYS/14 NIGHTS

    Begins in Orlando and ends in Miami

    DEPARTURES

    Year round

    YOUR FLY DRIVE INCLUDES:

    •Round trip scheduled flights
    •Intermediate 4 door car hire, including insurances and satellite navigation.
    •Accommodations as stated

    DAY 1 ARRIVE ORLANDO

    Depart the UK on your chosen scheduled flight to Orlando. Upon arrival, collect your rental car and proceed to your hotel, where you spend the next three nights.
    Hotel: Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

    DAYS 2 & 3 ORLANDO

    Your hotel is located within the Universal complex, where a world of exhilarating thrills and adventures await at the two theme parks, Universal Studios® and Universal's Islands of Adventure®, both a short complimentary water taxi away. There is also great music and dining at Universal’s Citywalk®. If you enjoy theme parks, visits to Seaworld, Discovery Cove and the Disney parks are also a must. Orlando also has some great shopping, including designer outlets and shopping malls.
    Hotel: Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

    DAYS 4 & 5 LONGBOAT KEY

    Driving distance:132Mi/213Km
    Heading west today takes you towards Florida’s Gulf coastline. A leisurely drive takes you past Tampa and St Petersburg to the charming isle of Longboat Key. Venture to Sarasota and experience the European style of St Armands Circle, where a host of dining pleasures can be sampled and boutique shopping enjoyed. Longboat Key Club & Resort has fabulous golf and tennis facilities, with tuition available, and a wide range of water sports.
    Hotel: Longboat Key Club & Resort

    DAYS 6, 7 & 8 NAPLES

    Driving distance:120Mi/193Km
    Today’s leisurely drive takes you south along the Gulf Coast. If time permits, we suggest you take time to enjoy Fort Myers and Sanibel Island en-route. Perhaps you could picnic lunch on one of the many beautiful beaches. Naples is the jewel of the south, offering its visitors the option of shopping on Fifth Avenue and strolling the quaint streets of Old Naples or heading down to the beach to enjoy the Florida sunshine. With seafood as the local speciality, you are guaranteed some sumptuous dining pleasures in Naples.
    Hotel: La Playa Beach & Golf Resort 

    DAYS 9 & 10 KEY WEST

    Driving distance:273Mi/439Km
    A short drive south brings you to Marco Island, where you can stop and enjoy the beautiful beaches and landscape and some very cosmopolitan cafes. We also suggest a visit to the Everglades National Park on your journey. This is the largest sub-tropical wilderness in the United States, where rare and endangered species roam. Take a tram, airboat tour or hike through the crocodile infested wilderness. Your journey continues along the beautiful Florida Keys to Key West. The furthest of the Keys and the southernmost city in the US, here you can enjoy Florida with a tropical Caribbean-style twist.
    Hotel: Hyatt Key West Resort & Spa 

    DAYS 11 & 12 ISLAMORADA

    Driving distance:78Mi/126Km
    Returning along the causeway, you will find plenty of opportunities to take pictures and stroll the seaside towns. Marathon in the heart of the Keys has some of the best snorkelling, fishing and diving in the area. Perhaps take a bicycle ride through Key Deer country or relax on one of the beautiful beaches at Bahia Honda State Park in the Lower Keys. Your accommodation for the next two nights is at Islamorada where an array of marine life inhabits the coral reefs. A colourful collection of arts, crafts and locally produced pieces can be found at Treasure Village along with a wide variety of dining options.
    Hotel: Cheeca Lodge & Spa

    DAYS 13 & 14 MIAMI

    Driving distance:88Mi/142Km
    Hip and bursting with vibrant entertainment, today’s short drive brings you to the wonderfully cosmopolitan city of Miami. A city of contrasts, Miami invites you to do as much or as little as you choose. Should you wish, a short drive north takes you to the prestigious areas of Palm Beach and Boca Raton, where you can mingle with the rich and famous or just enjoy the relaxed lifestyle of chic boutiques and outdoor cafés.
    Hotel: Loews Miami Beach Hotel

    DAY 15 JOURNEY HOME

    Spend your final day unwinding by the pool or picking up some last minute souvenirs before you return your car and check-in for your flight back to the UK.

    PRICES

    From £2279 per person based on twin occupancy of Standard rooms in low season. Other prices available on request.

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