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Information and FAQs for Families

Planning a trip can be an ordeal in itself and adding the family can create even more work and concerns to address. At Naples Grande, we’re committed to helping you seamlessly plan your next family vacation, whether it be finding the best way to get around town or discovering the most family-friendly activities Naples has to offer. Here, we’ve compiled a list of FAQs to make planning easy.

Traveling Families: Frequently Asked Questions

Family Friendly Activities

What kid-friendly activities does Naples have?

Naples Grande’s Mangrove Pool is perfect for the family. It features a 100-foot waterslide for guests over 48” and a beach style entry ideal for younger guests.

Golf and tennis lessons with expert instruction are available for adult and junior players of every skill level. Naples Grande is ranked one of the top tennis resorts in the world, and its Durland Golf School is one of the best in Florida.

Outside of Naples Grande, book an airboat tour or specialty cruise through our Concierge team. An airboat tour gives you the chance to experience Everglades National Park; get the full package with a swamp buggy ride, animal sanctuary pass, or alligator show.

Other popular attractions to keep active include the Children’s Museum of Naples, Naples Zoo and Manatee Park. For a more extensive list of entertainment options, click here.

Do you have a pool?

There are three pool options at Naples Grande. The Mangrove Pool is family-friendly and features a 100-foot water slide and beach style entry.

The Palm Terrace Pool is exclusively for adults and features a whirlpool. Private cabanas are available for purchase with a personal cabana concierge, luxury chaise lounges, unlimited bottled water, fresh fruit and dining table for four.

The Hibiscus Hideaway is a secluded pool for guests to enjoy water aerobics and lap swimming.

Are there any activities available for teenagers?

There are no current activities specifically for teenagers on property. They can choose from a variety of activities off-property:

Shopping
Fishing or sightseeing at Naples Pier
Shelling Cruise on the Sweet Liberty Catamaran
Sightseeing cruises through Naples Princess or Pure Naples
Jet boat excursions through Pure Naples
Everglades Airboat Excursions
Wave runner, parasailing or banana boat rides through Naples Beach Water Sports
Edison and Ford Estates in Fort Myers
Kayaking and paddle boarding through AWE Watersports
 

Transportation & Getting Around Naples

What are the best ways for getting around with children?

Rent a car to explore Naples on your own terms and schedule. Car rentals are available at Southwest Florida International Airport.

Ride in luxury vehicles with Dolphin Transportation whether you’re traveling to and from the airport or headed to town.

The Naples Trolley Tour runs daily between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. stopping at scheduled destinations around Naples. A pass offers unlimited boarding for the full day.

How far is the beach from the hotel?

Access our secluded beach via a 5-minute open air tram ride or 15-minute stroll along the boardwalk.

Family Gear, Accessories & Services

Is breakfast served?

Breakfast is available at Aura Restaurant and Spressi Coffee Bar at Naples Grande. Aura offers a breakfast buffet or specialty items, and Spressi Coffee Bar offers Italian coffee, specialty breakfast drinks and light fare to go. In-room dining is also available.

Naples Grande also offers a bed and breakfast option which includes breakfast for each registered guest with complimentary breakfast for children under five in Aura.

Are there kid-friendly meals available?

Rhode’s End and Gulf Coast Oasis at Naples Grande each have kid-specific menus with familiar items such as grilled cheese and hot dogs. Rhode’s End is a beachfront Mediterranean-inspired restaurant while Gulf Coast Oasis is ideal for casual poolside dining. In-room dining is also available.

What rooms are available for a family of X?

All room types can accommodate families of up to four members. For larger families, we have suites available with extra space.

Do the rooms have baths or showers?

All of our bathrooms have separate walk-in showers and soaking tubs.

Are there adjoining rooms?

Yes, there are adjoining rooms available in the main tower and Garden Villa suites.

Are childcare or babysitting services available?

We do not offer nanny services through the resort. However, the childcare service providers listed below are available in the Naples area. Guests can make arrangements directly with the providers. Rates vary but average around $20/hour for one child. Sitters bring games, learning activities and arts and crafts that are age appropriate.

My Naples Nanny
239-595-1922

A Tender Loving Care
239-598-1515

Do I have to book services in advance?

It is better to reserve these services earlier, but they can be booked right up to the last minute (depending on availability.) 

Do you offer rentals such as strollers or cribs?

The Concierge can help guests arrange rentals (strollers, cribs, toys, etc.) Twinkle Twinkle Little Store is the primary source. The items are delivered and picked up by Twinkle Twinkle, and the Concierge coordinates with valet and housekeeping for room delivery and return.

Do you offer beach rentals?

Umbrellas and chaise lounges are available to rent. Watersport rentals can also be arranged through our Concierge team.

Miscellaneous

Are pets allowed?

Pets are not allowed on the property.

Now that you have all the details for your next family vacation, book your stay at our beachside destination resort. Still have more questions? Feel free to contact our Concierge at 239-254-5600.

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