Biking in Naples
Naples Cyclery. For daily rentals, rates range from $6 to $32 for two hours and selections include two- and four-passenger surreys, tandems, and more; weekly rentals are also available. If you need a little boost, have breakfast, lunch, or an espresso at the store's Fit & Fuel Café, where there's a serious fitting room if you're in the market for a custom-fit bike. Pavilion Shopping Center, 813 Vanderbilt Beach Rd., Naples, FL, 34110. 239/566–0600. www.naplescyclery.com.
Boating and Fishing
Mangrove Outfitters. Take a guided boat and learn to cast and tie flies. 4111 Tamiami Trail E, Naples, FL, 34112. 239/793–3370 or 888/319–9848. www.mangroveoutfitters.com.
Naples Watersports at Port-O-Call Marina. A nineteen-foot center-console boat and several 22-foot deck boats start at $130 for two hours. 550 Port-O-Call Way, Naples, FL, 34102. 239/774–0479. www.naples-boatrentals.com.
Pure Naples. Half-day deep-sea and backwater fishing trips depart twice daily. Sightseeing cruises and thrilling jet tours are also available, along with jet ski and boat rentals and private charters. Tin City, 1200 5th Ave. S, Naples, FL, 34102. 239/263–4949. www.purenaples.com.
Lely Resort Golf and Country Club. Flamingo Island (designed by Robert Trent Jones) and The Mustang (designed by Lee Trevino) are the two championship courses open to the public at Lely Resort. Flamingo Island features white-sand bunkers, hourglass fairways, and large greens, along with its signature 3200-yard hole 5 with a water-rimmed rolling fairway, bunkers, and two bridges providing the only access to the mainland. The Mustang features 12 lakes and rolling fairways. There's also a John Jacobs’ golf school on premises. 8004 Grand Lely Blvd., Naples, FL, 34113. 239/793–2600. www.lelyresortgolfandcountryclub.com/. $169. Flamingo Island: 18 holes. 7171 yards. par 72. The Mustang: 18 holes. 7217 yards. par 72.
The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. This historic club has weekly clinics, a driving range, a putting green and is replete with nostalgia as the region's oldest course, built in 1929. It was last redesigned in 1998 by golf architect Ron Garl, and refurbished in 2011. It has been voted "Top 50 Women Friendly Golf Courses in the U.S." by the magazine Golf for Women. 851 Gulf Shore Blvd. N, Naples, FL, 34102. 239/435–2475. www.naplesbeachhotel.com. $55 for 9 holes, $125 for 18 holes. 18 holes. 6488 yards. par 72.
Tiburón Golf Club. There are two 18-hole Greg Norman–designed courses, the Gold and the Black—an especially difficult course carved right out of a cypress preserve. Challenging and environmentally pristine, the links include narrow fairways, stacked sod wall bunkers, coquina sand, and no roughs. There's also a Rick Smith Golf Academy. You cannot books months in advance unless you're staying at one of the Ritz-Carlton hotels. Nonguests can book 10 days out. Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, 2620 Tiburón Dr., Naples, FL, 34109. 239/593–2201. www.tiburongcnaples.com. $195. Tiburón Gold: 18 holes. 7271 yards. par 74.9. Tiburón Black: 18 holes. 6949 yards. par 75.01.
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