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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.

A family walking along boardwalk at Naples Grande Resort

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. We also offer daily kids activities by the pool such as Arts and Crafts, Watermelon Eating contest, Bingo and more! Please check the monthly calendar for a full list of resort activities.

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 perfect for little ones.

The Palm Terrace Pool is exclusively for adults and features a whirlpool. Private cabanas are available for daily rental and offer a perfect shady oasis, luxury chaise lounges, unlimited bottled water, fresh fruit and dining table for four.

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

Are there any activities available for teenagers?

The beach offers Stand-up paddle board and kayak rentals which are a great activity for teenagers. We also offer complimentary bicycles that can be used to explore the town. In addition, Waterside shops is within walking distance of the hotel.
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 

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 Naples Tours & 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 a 10-15 minute stroll along the boardwalk. 

Family Gear, Accessories & Services

Is breakfast served?

Breakfast is available at Aura Restaurant and Spressi Marketplace at Naples Grande. Aura offers a breakfast and specialty items, and Spressi Marketplace offers illy Italian coffee, specialty breakfast drinks and light fare to go all day.  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, hot dogs and chicken tenders. Rhode’s End is a beachfront Mediterranean-inspired restaurant while Gulf Coast Oasis is ideal for casual poolside dining.  The Catch of the Pelican featured restaurant offers a kids menu "little pelicans".  In-room dining is also available.

What rooms are available for a family of 4?

All room types can accommodate families of up to three or four members. For larger families, we have suites available with extra space or speak to a reservation agent to book adjoining rooms.

Do the rooms have baths or showers?

All of our bathrooms have showers and 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

A Tender Loving Care

Do I have to book spa 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?

Cribs may be requested when checking in. Our concierge team 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?

Chhaise lounges at the beach are included in the resort charge. Umbrellas and Queen-sized bed cabanas are available for daily rental as well. We also offer Watersport rentals such as Standup Paddleboards and Kayaks at the beach.


Are pets allowed?

Yes, we welcome our furry friends to Naples Grande with a pet-fee. Conditions apply, please contact the resort for more information or visit our Pet page for more detailed information.   

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 us!