NAPLES, FL (September 2017) – The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club in Southwest Florida is reopening this Monday, September 25, 2017, with the resort fully operational, except for the on-site championship golf course, which is slated to reopen one week later, on Monday, October 2, 2017. The AAA Four-Diamond beachfront resort had been closed for the last two weeks to clean-up after Hurricane Irma, and is now ready to again welcome guests. The 125-acre resort is Southwest Florida’s only beachfront resort with an on-site championship golf course, a world-class spa and an award-winning tennis center. 

“The staff has done an outstanding job getting the resort ready to again welcome guests, and I am so proud of the work they’ve put in. The resort looks great, and we are excited to reopen our doors this Monday morning,” said the resort’s General Manager Jason Parsons. “Admittedly, it has not been easy, as there was a lot of clean-up to be done, but guests and area residents will be very pleased to see that The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club is again the resort they love.”

Featuring a truly beautiful setting on the pristine soft white-sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, the resort has spent more than $50 million in impressive renovations and enhancements over the last few years. This included the recent dramatic renovation -- almost reinvention -- of its championship golf course. Completed in November 2016, the $9 million total redesign of the resort’s course was done by golf icon and acclaimed course designer Jack Nicklaus in collaboration with renowned course architect John Sanford. 

To celebrate its reopening, the resort is hosting a free SummerJazz on the Gulf concert on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. on the resort’s picturesque Watkins Lawn overlooking the Gulf. Originally scheduled for September 16th, the free, family-friendly concert will still feature the originally scheduled 10-piece band Late Night Brass, which is performing at SummerJazz for the ninth consecutive year and is always a crowd favorite. This marks the 32nd consecutive year of the popular free summer concert series, and this is this season’s final concert. 

For the SummerJazz concert, hotel guests will receive complimentary parking at the resort. For those not staying at the resort there will be parking just north of the hotel at Lowdermilk Park, with free parking provided to those with a Naples beach sticker, and free trolley service to the resort and back. Guests may bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating, however no outside food and beverage is allowed. Call (239) 261-2222 for additional information and directions.

Those interested in staying at the resort during the SummerJazz on the Gulf weekend, or any other time, can contact the resort’s reservations department for best available rates and packages by calling (800) 237-7600 or (239) 261-2222, or online at . 

In addition to featuring the championship golf course, the resort offers many other appealing recreational options on-site. This includes its world-class spa, which offers an impressive array of relaxing massages, refreshing body treatments, restorative facials, manicures, pedicures, and salon services. Featuring nine individual spa treatment rooms, The Spa has separate women’s and men’s relaxation areas and locker rooms, saunas, steam rooms, whirlpool baths, a fitness center, an aerobics studio, and a full-service salon. Among the many enticing services offered are the Signature Medley Massage, Aroma-Reflexology, Hot Stone Massage, Essential Facial, Express Mud Detoxifying Body Wrap, Lemon Verbena Body Polish, and Tropical Glow Sugar Scrub. 

Complemented by seven miles of white-sand beach, the resort also features a beachfront pool complex with two pools, whirlpools and locker facilities; the Mary C. Watkins Tennis Center with six Har-Tru courts; Beach Kids Club, a complimentary daily recreational program for children ages 5 to 12; beach rentals; and retail shops. 

In addition, the resort also offers multiple restaurants and lounges. This includes:  the signature beachfront restaurant HB’s on the Gulf, featuring indoor and outdoor dining; Broadwell’s restaurant, overlooking the golf course, with multiple TVs; and the Seminole Store, which offers deli sandwiches, ice cream, gourmet coffees and a variety of freshly baked pizza, pastries and desserts in a café atmosphere. The popular The Sunset Beach Bar & Grill has been recognized as the “Best Place To View A Southwest Florida Sunset,” and was named “Naples’ Best Beach Bar” by Travel Channel. 

The resort’s guest rooms and suites feature cool tropical color linens, fabrics and carpeting; flat-panel televisions; patio or balcony (with a view of the Gulf, golf course or the lush resort interior); coffee maker; and refrigerator. 

Situated just blocks from Naples’ renowned shopping districts of fashionable 5th Avenue South and historic 3rd Street South, the resort is also within minutes of the area’s many other area offerings. This includes tours of the Everglades, Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens, Corkscrew Swamp, The Botanical Gardens, or the Conservancy Nature Center. Boat and fishing trips also can be arranged at the hotel. Other leisure time activities can include Naples’ outstanding museums, theatres, and art galleries.

Providing a comfortable, friendly atmosphere, the resort is an exceptional tropical getaway, which is rich in hospitality and tradition. Owned and operated by the Watkins family for three generations, The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club is located at 851 Gulf Shore Blvd. North in Naples, Florida. Contact the resort at (800) 237-7600 or (239) 261-2222, and visit . 

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NOTE: Photos of the resort may be viewed at , with high-resolution versions of the photos available by contacting Karen Lamonica.