Naples + The Gulf Coast

Hotels in Naples + The Gulf Coast

Splurge for the night in downtown’s historic district. The wacky but endearing B&B hidden in an 1888 Queen Anne Victorian has 13 antique-filled rooms, five with destination themes, including chinoiserie for China, a bijoux floral Paris apartment, and horse-inspired décor for Argentina.

South Beach gestalt has come to conservative Naples with the multimillion-dollar renovation of the former Registry Resort & Club. L.A.

The 330-acre resort has a daily cruise to Cayo Costa, a nature preserve with knockout beaches and an inlet where you can see manatees.

The most sophisticated digs in this part of the Gulf Coast, with citrus-hued rooms and apartment-like suites.

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Take advantage of the fountain courtyard, cheerful floral rooms, mosaic swimming pool, and on-call masseuse.

In addition to free bike rentals, the property has a range of accommodations—from a five-bedroom house (a.k.a. the Love Shack) to a cozy en suite room decked out in Old Florida florals and whitewashed antiques.

This inland resort is sportier and more informal than the nearby beachfront Ritz and has a superlative golf program, thanks to the 2 Greg Norman-designed courses and stellar golf academy.

The property is the largest clothing-optional resort in America. Tour the 70-plus lushly landscaped acres, then work on getting a tan-line-free tan at the pool. There’s also poolside aerobics and tennis. A 30-day membership is only $125 if you’re a clothes-shunning convert.

This grand South Florida resort, set on 26 palm-shrouded acres along the quiet Estero Bay in the Gulf Coast, is known for family-friendly features and activities galore.

This new 250-room hotel, set right on the Gulf of Mexico and the Intracoastal Waterway, may look like an average waterfront resort, but unexpected extras make it a stellar choice on Florida’s western coast, just 25 miles west of downtown Tampa.

The property has its own 600-foot-long stretch of crystal white sand; the large rooms are great for groups, and there are two heated pools.

The grand antebellum-like property has plenty of on-site distractions, including a superb golf course and large rooms, some with water views.

Oceanfront resort 10 minutes north of downtown, with access to a secluded beach (a rarity in Naples) and a Bob Cupp-designed golf course.

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