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  • Perfect for family!

    "I rarely write reviews - as no news is good news for us. However, since we travel to Naples annually to see my parents we have now found our forever rental. It was so perfect for us! It was very nice and comfortable. Nice enough to be comfortable and enjoyable but not so over- decorated that we had to pack up half the house to baby proof. In fact, we didn't have to do anything and our two year old was able to roam freely. He spent all his time out on the lanai and it made our time so easy. It was such a short walk to the beach that my husband could go wear out the toddler while I stayed back with the infant. My parents came over and we were able to easily wheel in Dad's wheelchair -- and we grilled dinner down at the tiki huts. Finally, although I prefer the simplicity of the decor etc, the bedding and linens were high-end and very comfortable. It was just great and my family and my siblings and their families will be staying here every time."
    Guest: Susan Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: July 2, 2014
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  • Wonderfully relaxing!

    "This property was perfect for our family's relaxing vacation! The condo was just as it was described and shown by the pictures. It was very clean and updated! The view from the balcony and sound of the ocean were amazing every evening! The pool and beach were just steps away from the door. The beach toys, chairs and towels were very convenient with our children. Loved having a washer and dryer in the condo! The staff was also very friendly and helpful! We look forward to visiting again!"
    Guest: Amanda M. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 26, 2014
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  • Wonderful Villa on Siesta Key!

    "What a great place to stay! I have been coming to Siesta Key for 20 years and this is one of the best places I've stayed. Updates are great. Love the split bedroom and bathroom floor plan. Nice and quiet with no neighbors above or below you! Very well maintained with everything you need and many extras!!"
    Guest: Julie M. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 8, 2014
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  • Midwest gal!

    "Spent a wonderful week in a Sarasota at Pat and Maureen 's Vacation Rental it was Spot on! Comfortable and stylish loved the garden it was a perfect setting to have a cup of coffee in the morning and a glass of wine in the evening. They were very helpful and knowledgable about the area. Would love to go back one day."
    Guest: Midwest gal Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 14, 2014
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Naples Travel Tips

Naples often brings to mind high-end shopping and world-class culture for travelers, but this family-friendly destination draws in thousands of nature and beach lovers each year. Plus, the area's desirable climate means there's never a bad time to visit.

Naples' history dates back to the late 1860s when Roger Gordon and Joe Wiggins arrived. Then, in 1887, Walter Haldeman and his associates purchased the town and began turning it into the Naples we know today. Celebrities including Thomas Edison, Harvey Firestone and Gary Cooper all made a visit here, so this place has been attracting visitors for some time. You'll see the city's preservation of its past and the steps Naples locals are taking to keep it a top vacation destination for many years to come.

Naples Activities and Attractions

The city's location on the Gulf of Mexico means it offers plenty of beach access. There are 22 access areas in the Naples area which means you're guaranteed to find a relaxing place everyone in the family can enjoy. Whether you want to build sand castles, go for a swim or try out a new water sport, Naples is the place to do it. Some popular spots for a little fun in the sun include Parkshore Beach, Hideaway Beach, Naples Pier, Sanibel Causeway Beach and Lynn Hall Memorial Park.

Naples is also in close proximity to the Florida Everglades and Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge. Everglades National Park is the largest subtropical wilderness in the U.S. and protects the habitat of thousands of endangered animals including manatees, crocodiles and panthers. Ten Thousand Islands is also a national park and a nursery ground for a number of marine species. Visiting Ten Thousand Islands means you can explore places such as Turner River, Sandfly Island or Halfway Creek.

The Naples Zoo and Caribbean Gardens is the perfect place to take the kids during your stay. A ticket to the zoo includes a primate expedition cruise, Meet the Keeper series, Alligator Bay hand-feeding fun, all animal exhibits, Safari Canyon Theater Shows and the historic tropical garden. Animals at the zoo include lions, kangaroos and monkeys as well as more rare creatures such as the Asian deer that barks and eats meat.

You'll want to visit historic downtown Naples during your vacation. Winter visitors first started to flood the area in the 1930s at Fifth Avenue. When the city was in its early beginnings, there were only a few businesses downtown at the junction known as Four Corners. The occasional car would pass by and the train depot was built just a block away. As more visitors stopped in the city, it blossomed and the residents of Naples wanted to preserve the past so future generations could see where it all started.

Things to Do in Naples

Shopping: Naples is well known as a shopping destination and something you'll have to experience for yourself before you leave. The top spots in the city are located along Fifth Avenue South and Third Street South. Some of the stores you'll find on Fifth Avenue include Back of the Bay Boutique, The Wind in the Willows, Kay's on the Beach, Julie's of Naples and Island Trends. Third Street South has been a shopping mecca since the 1930s. In this historic part of the city there are stores selling apparel, art and antiques.

Dining: There are restaurants, cafes and bistros throughout the city that will satisfy whatever type of food you're craving. Third Street South and Fifth Street South remain the hot spots for dining locations but don't be afraid to check out some stops off the beaten path. When you meander down Third Street, visit places such as Handsome Harry's, Sea Salt and Jane's Cafe. Restaurants and cafes on Fifth Street include Bistro 821, Chops City Grill and Altin's Cafe and Grill.

Golfing: The Naples area is known as the "Golf Capital of the World," due to the more than 80 championship golf courses that are found here - obviously, you will have to problem working on your swing or finding a fairway. There are more holes per capita in Naples than in any other community, so don't forget to bring your clubs. There are a number of public access golf clubs and courses including High Point, Panther Run, Rivera, Vanderbilt, Links of Naples, Golden Gate and Cypress Woods.

Historic Sites: Among the various historic sites in the Naples area is the Naples Seaboard Air Line Railway Station. This depot is located off Fifth Avenue South and was constructed in 1927. The Collier County Museum restored it as the Naples Depot Museum and features railroads, dugout canoes and a swamp buggy. You can visit the Naples Historical Society's Historic Palm Cottage, the former summer home of Naples founder Watler Haldeman.

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