Naples + The Gulf Coast
Hotels in Naples + The Gulf Coast
Take advantage of the fountain courtyard, cheerful floral rooms, mosaic swimming pool, and on-call masseuse.
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.
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 magnificent, flamingo-pink Don CeSar Beach Resort with its Moorish bell towers and turrets, has dominated the St. Petersburg skyline since 1928, but is often overlooked by travelers in search of Florida sun.
This six-room hotel with a collection of seven waterside cottages is located along a pocket-size beach on Cabbage Key. This tropical island in the Gulf of Mexico is accessible only by boat, which is arranged by the hotel.
The Thai-accented property features 16 suite-size rooms kitted out in dark wooden Asian furniture, pool, and patio for lounging—there’s even a “spirit house” to amp up the resort’s good vibes
South Beach gestalt has come to conservative Naples with the multimillion-dollar renovation of the former Registry Resort & Club. L.A.
Close to downtown, the inn has a sunny Key West–like vibe, with brightly painted rooms and homey touches like the free fresh lemonade on tap at reception.
It’s all about golf at Innisbrook, a resort on 900 acres just five miles east of Florida’s Gulf Coast beaches.
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.
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.
The grand antebellum-like property has plenty of on-site distractions, including a superb golf course and large rooms, some with water views.
True to its surfer-cool, 1950’s-motel roots, The new Postcard Inn, in St. Pete Beach, Florida, is hip, affordable, and resolutely casual.