The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples

A golfer's paradise in Naples
VERIFIED LUXURY

Golfers and nature lovers come to Southwest Florida to relax, but when they come to Naples, they know they better bring their A game. Making good on the city’s title as “the golf capital of the world,” The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples sets the bar for a stay-and-play luxury vacation.

A few miles inland on the Paradise Coast, the luxury resort is a secluded hideaway, where palm trees and lush gardens camouflage the world-renowned Tiburón Golf Course, an Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. The championship green includes two Greg Norman-designed 18-hole courses and a prestigious golf academy, and brings in the big names each year for the national CME Championship LPGA Tour and QBE Shootout (the annual PGA Tour Challenge Season).

Between rounds, you may find yourself hanging out with Matt Kuchar poolside, and for those not interested in a morning on the links, enjoy the day at the resort’s nearby beachside sister property, The Ritz-Carlton, Naples.

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Our Inspector's Highlights

  • A 2016 redesign changed up the rooms and Club Lounge to a softer palette of warm and neutral tones, creating a spacious and cozy vibe. The Club Lounge’s offerings were also upgraded to include sumptuous food-and-beverage-focused events such as culinary showcases and artisanal beer, rum and champagne tastings.
  • Director Fabio Calvo is always onsite and constantly thinking about how to make your experience top-notch. His athletic background (he trained with AS Roma’s youth soccer league) brings a particular eye to the sports offerings at the luxury resort, and his Italian heritage is infused with the amenities, including the new Expresso café and gelateria.
  • This is wonderful golf resort. And every level of golf is encourage at Tiburón — it has two Greg Norman-designed 18-hole courses and a prestigious golf academy with programs for masters, juniors and beginners.
  • Each January, the luxury resort plays host to the Naples Wine Festival, one of the highest-earning charity wine auctions in the country by Wine Spectator Magazine, sponsored by The Ritz-Carlton.
  • The ground-level Bella Vista Lounge offers an incredible setting whether or not golf is your passion. The indoor/outdoor watering hole features a front row seat to Tiburón’s beautiful 18th hole, a spectacular location for sunset drinks.

Things to Know

  • The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples is not a beachfront property; however, there is complimentary shuttle to The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, where you can enjoy access to the beach and pool amenities as well as the 15,000-square-foot spa.
  • The Naples hotel has a heated outdoor pool and sun deck, with private cabanas available on request, and a small spa. The immense grounds are a verdant oasis, perfect for a morning run or quiet walk.
  • Opt for a Club Level room. You’ll receive personalized concierge service and free reign at the Club Lounge on the second floor, a gorgeous open space with food throughout the day, as well as special events throughout the season. Note: The Club Lounge is open from late December through mid-April and for select summer holidays.
  • If you geek out over technology, make a beeline for the virtual user experience (vue) center, a state-of-the-art entertainment venue with a menu of interactive virtual reality games, as well as two personal lounges for private screenings.

The Rooms

  • Rooms at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples are spacious and easy on the eyes, with muted hues and warm tones. All accommodations overlook the links or resort grounds.
  • White-glove touches abound, like plush waffle robes and slippers, Asprey Purple Water bath amenities and nightly turndown service. The pillow menu offers an extra-luxe detail with choices including feather, memory foam, soft, firm and hypoallergenic.
  • The beautiful marble-paneled bathrooms have walk-in rain showers and separate baths, double sinks and large closets.
  • In-room entertainment includes extremely large, wide-screen LCD TVs equipped with Hulu and Netflix for all of your binge-watching needs.

The Restaurants

  • For a jolt of energy before a morning round on the links, pick up some gourmet coffee and a pastry at the Four-Star hotel's Tuscan coffee shop, Expresso.
  • If you want something heartier, Lemonía has a breakfast buffet of favorites such as waffles and à la carte options including eggs Benedict.
  • Lemonía is also open for dinner with a menu of items such as grouper, organic roasted chicken and beef tenderloin.
  • For lunch, The Poolside Grill turns out a variety of snacks, salads and sandwiches as well as a burger bar to keep you satisfied while lounging by the pool.
  • The Bella Vista Lounge, overlooking the 18th hole of the Tiburón Golf Course, serves dressed-up salads and sandwiches for lunch, and later, a range of tasty appetizers and entrées for dinner.

Amenities
24-hour room service
Bar
Golf
Gym
Meeting rooms
Outdoor pool
Pet friendly
Restaurants
Tennis
Getting There
2600 Tiburon Drive, Naples, Florida 34109
TEL239-593-2000
NEARBY AIRPORT(S)
APF (16 min)   RSW (30 min)