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In a residential area in northern Naples, a 10-minute drive from the beach
The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort is located in a residential area off County Road 31, a three-minute drive from a few malls and 10 minutes from the Vanderbilt Beach, where its sister property the Ritz-Carlton Naples is. There's little in the immediate neighborhood, and nothing within walking distance, but the hotel offers easy access to both County Road 31 and Highway 75, so you will find everything within a few minutes' drive.
The spa, the beach club, and several other amenities are housed in the sister beachfront property, but the hotel provides a free shuttle so guests can enjoy all it has to offer.
Naples, one of the most sophisticated towns in southwestern Florida, is a golfer's paradise, with more than 80 wonderful golf courses around the area. It's a sprawling town and visitors will probably need to have a car to move around, but the downtown area has an upscale shopping district, a few art galleries, and a wide array of restaurants for strolling. However, there's little to do besides going to the beach, and there's no nightlife whatsoever -- it's more of a retirement community than a party place or somewhere to go with the kids.
The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort is an elegant property located in a residential area off County Road 31. It is a golfer’s paradise, with two acclaimed golf courses on-site. For the non-golfers, there are four lighted tennis courts, an award-winning restaurant featuring reginal American cuisine, and a large pool with poolside service. While the rooms are large (starting at 470 square feet) and have classic decor and modern amenities, they’re a tad bland and feel less luxurious than those at other Ritz-Carlton properties. The beach and spa (with over 30 treatment rooms) are both located at the sister property, located a short drive away (free shuttles run every half hour).