The town of Naples is part of Florida’s Paradise Coast, and is well-known as a relaxing destination for high-end travellers. There are a number of high-quality boutique hotels in Naples which offer ideal accommodation for those looking for a relaxing, luxury holiday. Boutique hotels in Naples are very well suited to the high-end traveller, located close to luxury shopping, some of the state’s best golf courses, as well as the opportunity to view marine life.
Where to stay in a Boutique Hotels in Naples?
Luxury Shopping in Naples
Many of the best boutique hotels in Naples can be found in the area around Pelican Bay, a neighbourhood which is known for its luxury shopping. Waterside Shops is an outdoor shopping centre at Pelican Bay, featuring fashion stores from leading American and international designers. Further open-air luxury shopping can be found at the nearby Village Shops on Venetian Bay. This shopping district not only boasts a large number of upscale shops, but it also has a spectacular location directly on the waterfront of the Bay of Mexico.
Best Golf Courses in Naples
There are literally dozens of golf courses in Naples, so it can be hard to choose where to tee off. Thanks to its mild climate which produces excellent golfing conditions year-round, the city draws thousands of golfing visitors every year, as well as hosting a number of important state and national tournaments. Most golf courses in Naples stay open year round, and many open their doors to the public in the quieter months of May through October. You can find boutique hotels in Naples close to some of the city’s best golf courses in the area around Parkshore. Here there are some great places to stay with easy access to some fine golf courses, including the Country Club of Naples, Royal Poinciana Golf Club and Quail Run Golf Club. Slightly further afield you will find the Eagles Lakes Golf Course, which boasts a par of 71, and the Lely Golf Resort which was designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones Sr., among others.
Marine Life in Naples
With its position on the Bay of Mexico, Naples offers great opportunities for observing marine life, especially dolphin watching. You can see dolphins right in the centre of Naples, at the historic Naples pier. The best time to see dolphins here is early morning or late evening when you will often see crowds gathering on the pier to spot Bottlenose dolphins and the other species of dolphins found in the region. For those who would like to take this experience further, there are a number of tour operators offering cruises from Naples which include the chance of seeing pods of dolphins. Sea-lovers can also enjoy fishing in and around Naples, from line fishing from Naples pier and other spots in the area, to charter tours and deep sea fishing.