The hotel is set in the natural beauty of Florida's Gulf coast. Situated among palm trees on the Gulf of Mexico, this resort borders the breathtaking Estero Bay with its spectacular views and sunsets. Nearby attractions include Caribbean Gardens Zoo (around 30 minutes' drive), Lover's Key State Recreation Area (around 24 minutes' drive), Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary (around 56 minutes' drive) and Everglades National Park (around 80 minutes' drive away). Shopping facilities can be found on
This family-friendly hotel offers a total of 454 rooms. Swaying palm trees and decorative fountains welcome guests to a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service, as well as a business centre, retail shops and concierge. The hotel is ideal for every social and business event, featuring the spacious Calusa Ballroom, an executive board room and extensive outdoor function areas. Additional facilities at this air-conditioned club resort include a hotel safe, currency exchange facilities, lift access, hairdressing salon and a games room. A kids' club and Internet access are provided for a fee. Furthermore, room service, a laundry service, bicycle hire, a car park and a garage are available to guests. This Bonita Springs Resort was recently honoured with Florida Green Lodging's Three Palm eco-friendly certification. It offers limitless recreation, personalised service and attention to detail at every turn.
All rooms are en suite with a bath, shower and hairdryer. In-room amenities include a double or king-size bed, individually controlled air conditioning and heating, a ceiling fan, mini fridge, 32-inch colour television with cable/satellite channels, radio and a DVD player. Internet access, an in-room safe, iron with ironing board, coffee pot, direct dial telephone with data ports, and a private balcony also feature as standard.
Guest can play 18 holes at the world class Raptor Bay Golf Club (fees apply), recharge with indulgent treatments at Stillwater Spa or break out into a sweat in the gym. They may also make a splash in the 5,000-square-foot heated outdoor adventure pool, which features a 140-foot corkscrew waterslide leading to the expansive lagoon style pool. A poolside snack bar, hot tub and sun loungers are also available for guests to enjoy the beautiful Florida sunshine. Facilities and services available for a fee include the sauna, steam room, massages and spa treatments, tennis and table tennis. Sun loungers and parasols are available for a fee at the sandy beach.
A continental buffet breakfast is provided each morning, while lunch and dinner may be enjoyed à la carte or from a set menu. A variety of dining options are available, including Tarpon Bay for innovative seafood, the award-winning Tanglewood, Braxton's on the golf course and Corkscrew for cocktails and casual fare. Kofe Nut serves Starbucks coffee, snacks and ice cream, Mangroves features a cocktail happy hour and the Belvedere Lounge offers board games and cocktails.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this establishment.
Guests are invited to check in after 4 pm and are requested to check out before 11 am. A resort fee is charged at the hotel per room per night. The hotel is dog-friendly only. The weight limit for the pet is 50 lbs. There is a one-time non-refundable cleaning fee plus a daily fee. All pet rooms are located on the 3rd floor of the hotel. The hotel requires the dog's current shot records faxed over prior to arrival (fax no: (239)390-4325). Pet rooms should be booked 14 days in advance due to the limited number of pet rooms and always should be booked through in-house reservations. A Doggie Menu is available through room service. All dogs must remain on a leash at all times and are not allowed in the restaurants, pool decks, golf course, etc. Cleaning up after the pet as well as any damages in the room is the responsibility of the owner. Guests should have a 'Doggie on Vacation' sign on their doorknob. Arrangements should be made with housekeeping regarding service and the hotel request that the owner is present at that time.
How to get there
Driving directions from Southwest Florida International Runway (RSW): head west on Terminal Access Rd. Then turn left at Tree Line Ave S, and then turn right at Alico Rd. Merge onto I-75 S via the ramp to Naples. Take exit 123 towards Estero, merge onto Corkscrew Rd, turn left at S Tamiami Trail and then turn right at Coconut Rd. The hotel will be on the left.