White Sands Resort Club
Example Booking: 52,500 eXpectations points, 7-nights, August 2017, 2-bed, sleeps 6
The City of Naples stretches along the south-west coast of Florida, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. This cosmopolitan city is one of the wealthiest in the USA, boasting luxurious villas and resorts with views across miles of white sandy beaches, exclusive shops and exquisite fine dining. An endless choice of entertainment can be enjoyed in Naples, including spotting wild dolphins and manatee or teeing off upon world-class golf courses.
White Sands Resort Club is situated in the heart of Naples and within easy walking distance to the beach. This RCI Silver Crown resort is the ideal holiday destination for families offering a relaxing atmosphere and great facilities within a prime location.
Take the family on an adventure in the summer school holidays for 7 nights, from 12th-19th August 2017 at White Sands Resort Club for only 52,500 points. Naples International Airport is just 3-miles away, so you will soon be checking into a comfortable two-bedroom apartment and enjoying all the facilities it has to offer.
Naples, The Paradise Coast
Naples is also known as the Paradise Coast offering 10 miles of pristine white sand beaches, diverse choice of restaurants & bars as well as the lush beauty of the Everglades wetlands.
Visiting Naples in August affords long, warm sunny days, to enjoy the glorious beaches and balmy sea. Do not forget your sunscreen and hat as the temperatures can rise to around 33 degrees Celsius during this time of year.
Charismatic, White Sands Resort Club
White Sands Resort Club is a charming resort situated in Old Naples. Guests can enjoy a short walk to 5th Avenue to browse the shops, relax on the beach, and visit the award-winning Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens.
The friendly staff at White Sands Resort Club invite you to enjoy the great facilities, service, and accommodation, all designed to promote relaxation and a sense of home.
The recently refurbished 2-bedroom apartments nestled amongst beautifully maintained gardens offer an equipped kitchen, living room with a sofa-bed and satellite channels on a flat-screen TV. The spacious rooms evoke a fresh and relaxing atmosphere, ensuring guest satisfaction.
Start the day by exploring Naples by bicycle, cycling along miles of soft, sandy beach or take a stroll on the old Naples Pier, well-known for it’s excellent fishing and prime location for enjoying the sunset. After a morning of adventure, return to the comfort of White Sands Resort Club to relax around the pool or soak in the hot tub. In the evening, prepare a sizzling BBQ, meet guests, and make new friends over cool drinks.
Golf in the Gulf of Mexico
Naples is not only proud of its beautiful Gulf of Mexico coastlines, prestigious shops and cultural arts but also boasts 80 championship golf courses, proclaiming to be the “Golf Capital of the World”. Golf enthusiasts will love the challenging but fair course at the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence (2016) winner, La Playa Golf Course.
Visit Naples Botanical Garden, regarded as one of the top attractions in Naples. The creative themed gardens mesmerise visitors with vibrant colours and plants from all over the world. The Preserve is an unspoilt nature reserve offering over 300 species of native plants, including pine trees, mangroves and marshlands which are home to many different wildlife and birds. Try spotting an eagle high above the trees, admire the otters playing in the water, and take a photo of a tree frog. The delicate lilies in the Water Garden have inspired many artists to show the incredible beauty of these flowers.
Discover the natural beauty of Marco Island, approximately 18 miles south of Naples, driving across the Jolley Bridge from the mainland to the island offers some spectacular views. Marco Island boasts quiet, secluded beaches and marshlands inhabiting over 200 species of birdlife, including the American Bald Eagle. A great day out for birdwatching and perfect for outdoor enthusiasts wanting to enjoy some beach activities including kayaking, deep sea fishing or simply relaxing on a boat trip.
Less than 3 miles from White Sands Resort Club the whole family can have a fun day out at Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens. The park was awarded the Certificate of Excellence (2016) by over 2,500 satisfied TripAdvisor visitors. Discover the lion’s pen, learn about the giant ant-eater, take a boat ride to watch lemurs and monkeys on their private island. Don’t miss meeting the cheetahs and stare into the eyes of python snakes (behind glass screens of course!). How about adopting a hungry alligator? Naples Zoo offers so much fun and entertainment alongside professional knowledge about the animal’s lifestyle.
One of the main attractions to Naples must be experiencing the bustling atmosphere of 5th Avenue South. The exclusive down-town district of Naples offers an excellent selection of designer boutiques, fine arts and crafts, hand-made jewellery along with more than 30 restaurants serving worldwide cuisine. Whatever time of the day or night you visit there is always something to catch your eye, from street entertainers creating an enchanting atmosphere to the art fairs adding a splash of colour to the street. 5th Avenue South is also famous for its excellent choice of restaurants, bars, and cafes, tempting guests to enjoy fine dining, a light snack or simply keeping the kids happy in an ice-cream parlour.
We could not find any availability at White Sands Resort Club in Naples, Florida, to compare prices, so instead let’s look at the overall cost of this holiday for eXpectations members.
Members of eXpectations Plus could have booked this 2-bedroom apartment (sleeping 6) during 12th – 19th August 2017 for just 52,500 points at this RCI Silver Crown Resort. To put this points value into perspective the total price for the holiday featured came to just £607 (based on four people sharing when we looked on: 6/2/2017). To calculate this we have included: the associated maintenance fees for 52,500 points, 1x annual membership, 1x online RCI exchange fee and a £27 Housekeeping Fee.
|Associated maintenance fees for 52,500 points @ £5.75 per thousand||£302|
|1 x eXpectations Annual Membership||£162|
|1 x RCI online exchange Fee||£116|
|Mandatory miscellaneous fees (e.g. tourist tax)||£27|
*Based on four people sharing the price is less than £22 per person per night for 7-nights within a 2-bedroom apartment at the White Sands Resort Club during the dates featured in the example above.