Take a trip to Naples

Naples, on Florida’s southwest coast, is known for its exciting mix of culture and cosmopolitan living as well as the unforgettable beaches stretching into the Gulf of Mexico. If you’re looking for a holiday destination where you can find beachside accommodation and shopping, dining and sightseeing of the highest quality, Naples will not disappoint. The Paradise Coast is perfect for so many different kinds of vacation – budget travellers can savour city and beach life, nature lovers will find much to explore and families have an excellent range of attractions to enjoy. 

History

If you’re looking for a vacation spot where you can learn more about American history without sacrificing the sun, sea, and sand of a dream holiday, the Paradise Coast is the place for you.

The area is rich in Native American history thanks to the Calusa and Seminole people that called the region home, and the Pioneer era which changed the landscape. The influences of early 20th-century development can be seen in many towns and areas like Everglades City and Chokoloskee. Other places that offer a sense of the area’s history include Immokalee and Ochopee, which are well worth a visit for any history buff.

A fascinating and sobering part of Florida’s history tourism trail is the Holocaust Museum. You will be moved by the exhibits and displays that show the personal stories and objects from this terrible chapter of history. The museum is dedicated to education and inspiring a better future for all.

CULTURE, ARTS & CRAFTS

Naples was voted one of the 20 Best Small Towns in America and you’ll soon see why. You really do get the best of both worlds in this friendly and popular holiday destination. The sugar sand beaches of the Gulf Coast are only ever minutes away, but the cultural attractions also provide plenty to draw you away from the tropical shores, even if it’s just for a while! Naples has more than 100 art galleries for you to browse, plus museums and performing arts venues with impressive year-round programmes.

BEACHES, SURFING, PARKS & RIVER CRUISES

If It’s beaches you’re looking for then you’ll be spoilt for choice on the beautiful Paradise Coast. Whether you’re looking for a family-fun beach day with all the facilities and amenities you’d want for a practical and enjoyable day out, or a peaceful spot for long walks next to uninterrupted nature, Naples and Marco Island will not disappoint.

The Everglades National Park welcomes many tourists who want to experience Florida’s diverse wildlife and natural habitats. Collier County is also home to Big Cypress National Preserve, and many other nature parks that offer glorious hiking trails through diverse landscapes.

HEALTH, WELLNESS & SPA TOURISM

If you need more than just a sun lounger to really unwind on your vacation, a spa treatment or two is just the ticket. Take your relaxation up a notch at a spa resort where you can move effortlessly from treatment room to pool. There are also numerous boutique spas in Naples downtown area which offer a diverse range of treatments. Whatever you’re looking for, you’re sure to find something that gives you that extra level of holiday happiness.

ECOTOURISM, WILDLIFE & THE GREAT OUTDOORS

There’s more than just beautiful white sands and azure waters on the Paradise Coast. While it may be the beaches that draw you to this area, you’ll soon find out just how much there is to explore around Naples, the Everglades and Marco Island. Nature lovers can sign up for any number of tours to see native animals like dolphins, manatees, alligators, black bears and dozens of species of birds throughout the swamps, mangroves and forests in this diverse natural habitat.

sport

Did you know that Naples is home to over 90 golf courses? If you’re looking to improve your game, you won’t be able to resist spending a few days on the fine championship courses in the region. Having won countless awards over the years for its golf tourism, you can rest assured that you won’t be disappointed as you tee up on any of the any of the prestigious courses.

Naples is home to many luxurious beachside resorts and respected clubs with impressive golf options for the traveller in the know. The Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club has a course designed in collaboration with Jack Nicklaus. While the Moorings Country Club is a great place to unwind where the club restaurant is as good as the golf.

Dining

Casual beach eats or elegant epicurean experiences – whatever takes your fancy you’re sure to find it in Naples and Marco Island. This welcoming, cosmopolitan area caters for every taste and style and celebrates the fresh local produce from sea and land.

Shopping

When you need a break from sunbathing, there’s no better place to explore than Naples’ lively and iconic Fifth Avenue South. This bustling street is your go-to destination for designer gear, whether you’re window shopping or ready to splash some cash.

Naples also has over 60 restaurants and stores at Waterside Shops. The Village on Venetian Bay is another open-air mall on the waterfront where you can find one-off gifts and delicious treats at the many boutiques and cafes.

Hotels

Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club

Experience the ultimate relaxation with a stay at the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club. You won’t be short of things to do at this beachside resort that caters for everyone, with beautiful golf courses, a luxurious spa and the attractions and cosmopolitan nightlife of Naples just minutes away from the hotel. The guest rooms are beautifully appointed and the expansive common areas, terraces and pool make unwinding on your vacation a breeze.

Ritz-Carlton Naples

The splendour of the Ritz-Carlton is echoed by the exquisite clear waters and soft sand beaches of the Gulf Coast. Relax in generous rooms complete with luxury touches and beautiful balconies overlooking the tropical vistas. Spend a while improving your swing on one of the two golf courses designed by Greg Norman, or unwind at the spa with a leisurely treatment. Your stay at the Ritz-Carlton will be worry-free thanks to the professional and dedicated service and first-class amenities.

Inn on Fifth

Intimate boutique luxury in the centre of Naples’ vibrant downtown area is what’s on offer at the beautiful Inn on Fifth hotel. You’ll find guest rooms that are comfortable and opulent, with all the amenities you’ll need for a relaxing vacation. You’re only a stroll away from the warm sands and crystal waters of the Gulf of Mexico, but you’re also among the best restaurants and shops on Fifth Avenue South. In the hotel itself, you can spend time in the indulgent spa or dine in Trulucks, the onsite grill and seafood restaurant.

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