Background about Naples, Florida
Naples is in southwest Florida on the Paradise Coast, about two hours from Miami by car (133 miles.) This region also includes Marco Island and western areas of the Everglades, and is notable for large expanses of park land and nature preserves. Naples is the southernmost town on Florida's west Gulf of Mexico side (approximately level with Fort Lauderdale on the eastern coast.)
The beachfront Ritz-Carlton, Naples resort has twenty acres and sits on a three-mile long white-sand beach. The sea is typically gentle for kids, and beach activities include kayaking and sailing on hobie cats or catamarans (- no motorized watersports.) A complimentary shuttle takes guests to a sister property, the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, three miles away.
Background about Ritz-Carlton
The Ritz-Carlton brand is a legendary one, and guests expect upscale pampering. Yet many Ritz-Carlton properties also welcome families, with Ritz Kids programs, family activities, "Our Space" for teens, and other features. The Ritz-Carlton, Naples has a kids center and kiddie pool -- read more about its features for families.
Grownup pleasures at this resort include the Artisans AAA Five-Diamond restaurant, an adult pool with butler service, a large spa, and access to the The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples. Read more about this resort at About.com's Honeymoons and Romantic Travel site, including details about dining, room amenities, etc. The Ritz-Carlton, Naples has guestrooms, suites, connecting rooms, and a Club Level with extra amenities such as breakfast and snacks throughout the day.
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-Continue to Features for families
This brief profile is meant to introduce this resort to family vacationers; please note that the iwriter has not visited in person.
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