Naples and Southwest Florida’s Coveted Gulf Coast

Naples and Southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast are one of the country’s most sought-after addresses for a warm and relaxed seaside lifestyle with refined comforts. The greater Naples region surrounds The Island at West Bay with a vibrant mix of cultural, sporting and leisure activities, plus a wealth of shopping and fine dining venues. All are just minutes from The Island’s distinctive luxury condominium residences.

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The Greater
Naples Area

Long favored destination for those seeking the ease of Florida living coupled with gracious style, the City of Naples is a beautiful locale and a peaceful winter retreat for many snowbirds. The warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and its sandy shores have attracted residents for millennia.
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Southwest Florida and Naples Airports

The Island and West Bay Club are ideally located just 20 minutes from Southwest Florida International Airport, (RSW), with passenger service by 14 commercial airlines to more than 59 nonstop destinations, as well as private jet services. Additional private and charter aircraft services are available at Naples Airport, (APF), just 35 minutes south.

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Dining

Restaurants in Naples and Southwest Florida offer discerning diners endless culinary options. The region is renowned for local seafood caught daily, lively Caribbean-inspired flavors and chef-driven venues with imaginative menus. Members of West Bay Club can enjoy a variety of delicious on site dining options, as well.
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Shopping

Superb shopping experiences abound at several distinctive local venues including Mercato, Coconut Point Mall, the Naples’ historic Third Street and Fifth Avenue South. The Village Shops on Venetian Bay also offer bayside dining and and Waterside Shops is the destination for more than 60 preferred designer brands.


Golfing

Golf is synonymous with Florida, and some of the state’s best courses are minutes from The Island. In addition to numerous public and semi-private courses, residents of The Island who choose to become members of West Bay Club’s golf course can also play other signature courses nearby with Troon Privé privileges.

Sports

For those who prefer leisure pursuits off the links, Southwest Florida provides year-round sunshine and ample parks and public spaces for nearly every land and water-based sport. From boating and fishing to racquet sports, snorkeling, biking, kayaking, forested hikes and so much more, staying active is easy. The region also hosts spring training for several Major League Baseball teams in the Florida Grapefruit League. The Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins have home fields just 20 minutes from The Island.


Arts & Culture

Immerse yourself in the many art, music and theater offerings of Southwest Florida. Artis-Naples is the region’s premier artistic venue and home to both the Naples Philharmonic and The Baker Museum, one of the nation’s foremost showcases for modern and contemporary art. Artis-Naples also serves as host for the annual fall Naples International Film Festival, a popular series of events featuring short, documentary, narrative and other independent film selections. For live theater aficionados, the Gulfshore Playhouse in downtown Naples and Florida Rep in Fort Myers are professional regional theaters with seasonal shows and ongoing educational programs. Here’s a look at the upcoming events planned for the Paradise Coast.

Natural Wonders

The natural beauty of Southwest Florida surrounds The Island, which itself rises from a secluded preserve within West Bay Club, with views of the Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve and the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Popular natural attractions are a short drive away, including Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, an untouched jewel with more than 13,000 acres of protected wetlands and the world’s largest remaining virgin bald cypress forest. When you’re not spending the day at the West Bay Beach Club, you may venture out to Sanibel and Captiva islands, for gathering seashells and watching the sun dip below the horizon, igniting coral-hued clouds.

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