Celebrity Travel Guide to Florida
Courtesy of Naples Grand Beach Resort
Judge Judy’s Naples
There are, of course, the beaches—Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park is one of the most scenic. At night, you’ll find her at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts—this month the Holiday Pops are on tap. There are also downtown’s art venues, including the Shaw Gallery, which showcases works by Brazilian painter Shirley Brasil, and the Weatherburn Gallery, with landscape paintings by David Smith.
At the Naples Grande Beach Resort & Golden Door Spa (doubles from $109), bungalow suites have whitewashed oak headboards, Egyptian-cotton linens, and panoramic views. On Captiva island, 41 miles from Naples, the 330-acre South Seas Island Resort (doubles from $149) offers a daily cruise to Cayo Costa, a nature preserve with knockout beaches and an inlet where you can see manatees. The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club (doubles from $119) is an old-guard establishment created in the 1880’s, which now has 319 beachfront rooms.
The Sheindlins are honorary trustees of the Naples Winter Wine Festival (napleswinefestival.com; January 28–30) at the Ritz-Carlton Tiburon. Expect appearances by renowned chefs and vintners,