World-class golf, fine dining and a luxury retreat are all at your fingertips in Naples, and there is no better place to indulge in all three than at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. This iconic property features the Tiburón championship golf course, designed by the legendary Greg Norman, and the decor in the suites has a British Colonial feel—plus extended balconies offering views of the golf course. Guests also enjoy beach access and other amenities at nearby sister property Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort—though many stay put, as there is plenty to enjoy.
Why go: The award-winning golf course is also a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary on the northern tip of the Everglades, a tranquil, stunning backdrop.
Try this: The Golfers’ Relief massage at the spa begins with muscle-soothing peppermint oils targeting the shoulders, lower back and back of the legs, interspersed with light stretching for complete redemption after a day on the green.
For foodies: Dine alfresco at the delightfully refined Lemonía bistro. We love the crispy jumbo lump crab cake appetizer with avocado relish and romesco sauce as well as the melt-in-your-mouth pan-roasted Chilean sea bass.
For serious-minded golfers: Don’t leave the resort without a visit to the TaylorMade Performance lab. Once only available to PGA pros, this hi-tech, interactive experience uses 3-D motion technology for a detailed analysis of your golf swing. The result? A custom-designed set of clubs that may just drive your next hole in one.