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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.

Naples Bay Resort

Naples


moderate deluxe

LOCATION

Naples Bay Resort boasts a fabulous setting directly on the waterfront. Hop aboard the shuttle or take a short stroll to the nearby white sand beach, or head into town where you can find a selection of great restaurants and shopping.

ACCOMMODATION

Reminiscent of an Italian Village, Naples Bay Resort provides a wide selection of accommodation. The main hotel offers a choice of guestrooms, one and two bedroom suites, styled in  rich tones of gold, bronze and beige and decorated in a Tuscan style. The suites have the additional benefit of a gourmet kitchen, dining room, large living space and a separate master bedroom. Tucked away throughout the property, the cottages are perfect for longer stays and families.

FACILITIES

 

  • Mereday’s: American fine dining
  • BlueWater Bar & Grill: poolside dining
  • BONEFISH Grill & Restaurant: casual favourites
  • Yacht Club: Breakfast on the Bay
  • Outdoor pool complex with two-storey waterfall, lazy river, sundeck, cabanas and lap pool
  • Water sports and boat rentals
  • The Spa at Naples Bay Resort
  • Golfing privileges at local courses
  • Six tennis courts
  • Bicycle rentals
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    PRICES

    From £58 per person per night based on twin occupancy of a King Superior room. Other room categories available on request.

    RENOVATIONS

    There are several amenities unavailable to guests staying between June 20th and July 14th 2014 including the tennis courts, Kids Club, lazy river, cabanas and fitness center. Due to this inconvenience, the following complimentary services are available to guests: continental breakfast located in the lobby from 8am – 12 noon and transfers to an alternate fitness center. The hotel continues to offer a pool and hot tub located near the Marina for guest’s enjoyment.

    SPECIAL OFFERS

    7th Night Free May 1st to October 31st, November 28th to December 23rd 2014 and January 3rd to 23rd 2015 and May 1st to December 23rd 2015 and January 3rd to January 23rd 2016.

    $50 Resort Credit on three night stays, and an additional $25 for every further two nights stayed, May 1st to October 31st 2014 and May 1st to October 31st 2015.

    Florida Favourites


    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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