American Link | March 17, 2015
Naples is a beach city located in the Gulf of Mexico. Besides the beaches, it is known for golfing, shopping and tropical wilderness of The Everglades.
Where to Stay
The Naples Bay Resort is a great place for couples or families. It features a Euro-style spa, three pools, a lazy river, complete fitness center with classes and tropical gardens. La Playa and The Ritz-Carlton are other resort options for couples or families. They offer golf, a spa, pools, youth activities, beach activities, tiki bars and ocean view rooms. The Edgewater Beach Hotel offers one or two bedroom suites with access to two pools, a pool bar and beach front access with water sport rentals and lessons available. An even more affordable option is the Inn of Naples.
What to Do
If you’re feeling adventurous, there are air boat rides along with several walking trails and boardwalks through various natural environments of the area. The Naples Botanical Garden is a fun place with a wide range of tropical scenery. There are Asian, Brazilian, Caribbean, Florida, Children’s and Water gardens. A nice view of Laguna Beach can be found at the Naples Pier. A great place for kids is the Sun-N-Fun Lagoon that features a water park of slides, swimming and lazy river. The Conservancy of Southwest Florida feature seas turtles and other wild life.
Where to Eat
There is a variety of food types to choose from. Fresh sea food can be found at Quinn’s on the Beach, Pinchers Crab Shack, Riverwalk Restaurant and The Oyster House Restaurant. The Riverwalk Restaurant has a dock to eat by and The Oyster House Restaurant features food fresh from the fisherman’s net. Handsome Harry’s Third Street Bistro is an option for a fancy restaurant. To take your taste buds on more of an adventure, take a look at the list of options at www.visitflorida.com.
If you have the spring break urge this year to travel and want a warm adventure, these places will not disappoint. Everywhere you can find something for everyone, it just depends what specific desires you have in mind.
Credits // Author: Jessica Carbino