Let’s talk about the best places for you to visit while on your business trip, family vacation, or getaway. There are many options when it comes to hotels, restaurants, and golf courses to choose from.
Naples private jet charters has been a cornerstone of FlyUSA operations, with many of our most beloved clients frequently traveling to and from this renowned vacation destination. Local airports include Naples Municipal Airport (APF, KAPF) and Marco Island Executive (MKY, KMKY). Naples Municipal is located two miles northeast of the central business district and its 6600’ runway can accommodate most private aircraft. Marco Island Executive is about 30 minutes’ drive south of Naples with a shorter 5000’ runway that can accommodate turboprops, light and midsize jets.
La Playa Beach & Golf Resort
The elegant La Playa Beach Resort in Naples offers luxurious amenities and breathtaking Gulf front views. Spend the day relaxing under an umbrella on the resort’s private access beach. No need to leave your lounge chair; their Beach Butlers will bring food and drinks upon your request. Visit the renowned SpaTerre on property for a rejuvenating spa experience. Indulge in a full body massage accompanied by the tranquil sounds of waves crashing in the distance.
Don’t forget to pack your clubs; Naples is one of Florida’s most popular golfing destinations and La Playa Beach Resort features the most exclusive golf club in all of Naples. The award-winning Robert Cupp design, picturesque views and top of the line service makes this course stand out above the rest.
After a day on the sand or on the putting green, retreat to your newly renovated, coastal chic suite and savor the breathtaking golden sunset views from your own private balcony overlooking the Gulf of Mexico.
Inn on Fifth
Fifth Avenue South is the heart of Downtown Naples featuring sophisticated dining and shopping destinations. Why travel from your hotel to the most exciting spot in the city when you can stay in the middle of it all? Look no further than the distinguished Inn on Fifth situated directly on Naples’ main strip.
The Inn on Fifth is known for its prime location and refined style. The boutique hotel encompasses the charm of Old Naples and modern-day elegance. Stay in one of their Club Level Suites for the ultimate experience. Club Level guests may enjoy access to a private rooftop overlooking the city. The rooftop area includes Jacuzzis and a lounge that serves complimentary evening hors d’oeuvres and a top shelf, self-service bar.
Step out onto the town right from the front doors of the Inn. Or better yet, enjoy a chauffeured ride in the hotel’s signature Tesla Model X for a chic arrival to your dinner reservations. Summon the car service directly from your suite and let the concierge take care of the rest.
Inn at Pelican Bay
Nestled amongst the lush trees of Naples just one mile from Vanderbilt Beach lies the Inn at Pelican Bay. This luxury boutique resort offers classically simple guestrooms with unobstructed lakefront and garden views.
After the sunrise, retreat down to the lakeside terrace to enjoy a full-service breakfast complete with an omelet bar that features fine European meats and cheeses. Relax in a poolside lounge chair or utilize the Inn’s complimentary transportation services to drive you to and from the beach at your request.
Follow a lakeside path or ride into downtown on one of the resort’s bicycle cruisers. It’s the best way to explore the city of Naples at your leisure. If stationary riding is more your speed, this resort has that covered as well. The fitness center features state of the art Peloton bikes so guests never have to forgo a workout.
Fine Dining Experiences
The Baleen Restaurant at La Playa Beach and Golf Resort is a Naples culinary gem. The menu features coastal American dishes like Guava BBQ Glazed Pork Tenderloin, Crunchy Grouper Tacos, or Molasses Key Lime Halibut Po’ Boy sandwiches – all crafted by professional chefs using only quality ingredients and the freshest seafood Florida has to offer.
The Baleen is well known for their award-winning wine list and array of tropical cocktails to pair perfectly with your entrée. The Sunday Champagne Brunch is a must-try featuring lobster benedict and cold-water oysters.
Aside from the spectacular cuisine, the outside tiered dining terrace sits right on the beach front with unparalleled views of the Gulf making this the ultimate dining experience. The Baleen offers private beach dining right on the sand for the most romantic and intimate evening in all of Naples.
Mediterrano has been named Naples #1 restaurant by TripAdvisor for four years in a row. Locals and tourists alike visit this spot for an immersive Mediterranean atmosphere paired with the flavors inspired by Spain, Greece, Morocco and Italy. You’ll be immersed in a sea of unique flavors.
The ever-popular Paella Valenciana combines shrimp, mussels, clams, calamari, Spanish chorizo and chicken atop bold saffron rice. You can also choose between dishes like Mediteranean rubbed Filet Mignon and slow-braised lamb shank for a flavorful meal you will never forget. Top notch service and beautiful patio seating adorned by bouquets of colorful flowers puts the cherry on top.
“Bleu Provence- Where elegance and hospitality are one, and the marriage of wine and food is a delight.”
With a menu that is in constant rotation, Bleu Provence offers both traditional and contemporary French cuisine. The owners are a married couple born and raised in France who loved to vacation to Florida and decided to open their very own restaurant in Naples 22 years ago. Thus, Bleu Provence was born bringing a small piece of France to South Florida.
This restaurant is known for its massive wine list featuring over 2,500 different bottles and their very own wine store and exclusive wine club. But don’t let the emphasis on wine distract from the incredible French cuisine offered at Bleu Provence. Push your comfort levels and excite your taste buds with beloved dishes such as burgundy escargot, sauteed frog legs, and duck leg confit. If that isn’t up your alley, they offer premium Wagyu filet mignon that is sure to impress.
This destination is perfect for getting away from it all or enjoying a family vacation.
Activities For All
Naples is home to some of the country’s best golf courses. Experience the renowned courses that this city has to offer.
Naples Grande Golf Club is a highly-acclaimed, Rees Jones designed private course. Between the stunning lake views, the changing levels of elevation and the carefully made waterway running throughout the course, this course promises an exhilarating experience for members and resort guests.
Play like a professional at Eagle Creek Golf and Country Club. Eagle Creek was selected as the “Best Golf Course” in Naples by Gulfshore Life Magazine Readers in 2020. The Larry Packard designed course was built in 1984 and continues to be a favorite amongst Naples natives.
TPC Treviso Bay is the perfect destination for golfers of all skill levels looking to play 18 holes on a picturesque Arthur Hills designed course. This TOUR-caliber course spans across 188 acres adjacent to the Rookery National Reserve. A PGA TOURS practice facility is available on site as well.
Experience all of the premier shopping destinations Naples has to offer. Waterside Shops is an upscale outdoor shopping area showcasing stores like Saks Fifth Avenue, Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Van Cleef & Arpels.
Shop right on the waterfront at the Village Shops on Venetian Bay. The Village is known for having outstanding personalized customer service and some of the best stores in all of Naples. Here you can find stores like Tommy Bahama, Teruzzi and Mondo Uomo.
For an array of local boutiques, visit the renowned Fifth Avenue for a unique shopping experience. This main strip of shopping and dining showcases storefronts of all different varieties. You can find everything from jewelry and designer clothing all the way to gourmet pet treats and local art in this popular shopping area.
Naples is a haven of luxurious spas. Between the numerous upscale resorts that feature their very own spa amenities and the stand-alone spas in the city, you are guaranteed to find the ideal spa experience for you.
The Spa at JW Marriott is well-loved for its customizable experience. They encourage you to come in open-minded as an assigned Curator works with you to find the perfect services for your individual needs. With over 24 treatment rooms featuring a plunge pool, therapy bath and massage services (of course), there is something for everyone.
The Spa at Naples Grande Resort is an outdoor sanctuary. Japanese style pavilions are placed throughout lush gardens lined with trickling water fountains for an ideal relaxing atmosphere. After your spa service they encourage guests to take advantage of the tranquility room and meditation lounge for as long as they desire.
The Praha Spa and Salt emphasizes holistic therapies and the use of salt lamps to enhance healing. Their claim to fame is the 20-ton pink Himalayan salt cave used for Halotherapy – a practice used to treat and prevent respiratory issues such as asthma and COPD.
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