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Southwest Florida's Paradise Coast: A Year-Round Lover's Paradise
April 4, 2011
Naples, Marco Island and Everglades give sweethearts and soul mates memories of a lifetime
JoNell Modys, email@example.com, 239-252-2425
Lauren Wicks, firstname.lastname@example.org 757-497-4811
Naples, Fla. - (April 4, 2011) - Feel the gentle winds blowing while the waves lap gently beside you. Walk along the white-sand beaches as the sun sets beyond the water's edge. As the ocean's waters reflect the last remaining hues of the sun's burning oranges and reds, feel the grasp of your lover's hand as you continue to walk together, step by step, in paradise. The miles of Florida'sParadise Coast's
awe-inspiring beaches are just one part of what makes the destination the perfect couple's getaway.
Embark on the Waters
With miles of pristine shoreline, the Gulf of Mexico's waters beckon. And there is no need to stop at the sand. Take your loved one on a sunset cruise out into the Gulf, while enjoying the magnificent views of the water. On board either the Naples Princess
, Marco Island Princess
or with a hired private captain, you and your beloved can share a meal and drinks with one of nature's best backdrops behind you.
For a more active turn on the waters, couples can also take a fishing charter and enjoy a day on the high seas. With a hired backcountry fishing guide, take turns at reeling in catches from the Ten Thousand Islands all while incredible wildlife, such as bottlenose dolphins and sea turtles, play right alongside.
Additionally, guided kayak eco-tours allow couples to explore secluded areas of the Everglades together. Paddling through the waters, adventurers can expect to see bald eagles, ospreys and herons and even paddle next to manatees. Enjoy a walking tour of the barrier island beach, a serene area that is virtually untouched by man.
Stroll Through the City
Tour through Naples' luxurious downtown and peruse the latest collections of art and design. Couples strolling along Fifth Avenue South
can survey the vast array of works presented at various galleries including Art Modern Gallery, Guess-Fisher Gallery
, Gallery O
and the von Liebig Art Center. On Third Street South
there are even more opportunities for art lovers, with HW Gallery
, Four Winds Gallery
and Peter Garon Studio/Gallery
To see all the sights of Naples with your loved one, embark on a Segway tour of downtown. With either Naples Water & Land Tours
or Segway of Naples
, couples can glide through the city streets and see the multitude of fashion boutiques, gift shops and distinguished restaurants in town.
Indulge in Delicacy
For a night out on the town, indulge your loved one in a luxurious dinner. With the sun setting at your window, share a delectable meal with your partner prepared by the best of Paradise Coast's chefs.
In Naples, try Turtle Club at Vanderbilt Beach Resort
, H.B.'s at Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club
or Baleen at LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort
. On Marco Island, visit Sale e Pepe at the Marco Beach Ocean Resort
, the Paradise Cafe at Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort
or Quinn's on the Beach at the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort
. Inland, Naples Tomato
features the Enomatic automatic self-serve wine system, which offers couples a fun evening of wine tasting and excellent Italian cuisine.
Stay in Luxury
With some of the best hotels on the Coast, there is no better place to book a romantic getaway. And, with the properties' promotions, there is also no better price for taking that getaway.
The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club
is offering a Sunset Romantic Getaway
, which includes room accommodations for two nights and three days, daily access for two at the spa and fitness center, two beach chairs and cabana, dinner nightly at H.B.'s On The Gulf and a bottle of champagne delivered to your room upon check-in. Prices will vary throughout the season on this year-round promotion. Call 1-800-455-1546 for details.
The Hilton Naples
is offering its "Hilton Romance"
package, which was specifically designed just for two. The package includes in-room complimentary sparkling wine or cider upon arrival, breakfast for two served in your room and full use of the health club, pool and whirlpool spa. This package is offered throughout the year. Interested parties should call 239-430-4900 for pricing.
TheInn On Fifth's "Romance on Fifth"
package encourages couples to escape their everyday life for this getaway. The package includes three day-two night accommodations with complimentary upgrade, Feng Shui inspired massages at the Spa on Fifth's Zen couples room, wine and snacks served in the spa during treatments and dinner for two at Vergina's Italian restaurant on Fifth, which features world-class cuisine. The package is $369 per person - excluding tax - through April 30.
For more information on visiting Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades - The Paradise Coast
, call 1-800-688-3600 for free visitors guide or go at the area's official visitor information website, www.paradisecoast.com. Follow us on Twitter at @ParadiseCoast and find us on facebook.com/TheParadiseCoast.
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