LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort

To make your hotel reservation, please contact the LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort by calling 800-237-6883. Mention “Greeting Card Association” while making your reservation in order to receive the special rate. You may also make your room reservation online by visiting the hotel website here and entering the group code: 10V48A. A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the discounted rate of $179 per night plus taxes until Tuesday, August 27, 2019.

Once you’ve made your reservation at the LaPlaya Resort, you can begin to explore all of the exciting things to do in the Naples. Search here for things to do in the city.

Southwest Florida International Airport

Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) 
11000 Terminal Access Rd
Fort Myers, FL 33913

Phone: (239) 590-4800

Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) is the closest international airport to LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort. The airport is approximately 35-40 minutes driving distance to hotel.

Taxi: MBA Airport Transportation, LLC is the provider of taxi service at Southwest Florida International Airport. MBA Airport Transportation taxi rates from Southwest Florida International Airport are defined by zones, not meters. Approximate cost for taxi service from the airport to LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort is $50. MBA Airport Transportation may discount areas, so for an exact rate, please contact their dispatch number, 239-482-2777.

The rates are valid for up to three passengers; each additional passenger is $10. No reservations are required.

Fares for any destination outside the boundaries of the established RSW Taxi Fare Zone Map must be commercially reasonable and agreed to by the passenger(s) prior to taxicab dispatch.

For more information about MBA Airport Transportation, please visit their website at www.mbaairport.com.

Uber/Lyft: Lyft and Uber are available ride-share services at the airport. Pick up for ride-share is located at Arrivals. Please follow signs for “Ground Transportation/Ride Share.” Approximate fare for Uber/Lyft rides is $40-45.

Rental Cars: Southwest Florida International Airport has a Rental Car Service Center located on the ground level of the parking garage. Arriving passengers should proceed downstairs, exit baggage claim and walk across the street to the rental car facility. You can find a complete listing of the rental companies online, here.

On-site Rental Car: The airport’s Rental Car Service Center is located on the ground level of the parking garage. Arriving passengers should proceed downstairs, exit baggage claim and walk across the street to the rental car facility. Customers will walk into the service center and drive out the back – making rental car shuttles obsolete. When returning vehicles, please follow signs for Rental Car Return as you approach the terminal building. Parking will be located on the lower level of the parking garage. 

Off-site Rental Car: The off-airport rental car and parking shuttle pickup point is on the east end of the parking garage on the lower level. Customers should walk to the end of the parking garage and around the side for shuttles. A phone to contact the shuttles for off-site rental car companies is located in the shelter at this pickup point. Please note, off-site car rentals may have operational hours that do not coincide with all flight arrivals and departures. Contact the individual companies for more information. 

Things to Do In Naples

Dining & Nightlife

Naples is a foodie’s paradise featuring something for everyone – from sophisticated seafood to casual farm-to-table cuisine to award-winning establishments. Nearby Fifth Avenue South is home to a variety of eclectic options including Hobnob Kitchen & Bar (New American cuisine), Ocean Prime (Upscale seafood & steak), Osteria Tulia (Rustic Italian), and Bistro 821 (South Beach-style fusion).

After dinner, explore the vibrant nightlife in downtown Naples. 7th Avenue Social offers handcrafted cocktails, an extensive beer list, and live music. Sip and socialize at the Bevy which features craft cocktails and a massive wine list in a unique indoor-outdoor space. New York steakhouse meets Parisian bistro, The Continental, is not only a Naples dining destination but a popular nightlife venue with innovative cocktails and hot music perfect for dancing. As its name suggests, the Sunset Bar & Grill (located in the historic Naples Beach Hotel) gives you a front-row seat to stunning sunsets while you enjoy cool libations.

Shopping, Activities, & More

If you’re looking for a little retail therapy, Naples has the cure. Browse high-end brands like Gucci and Tory Bruch at the swanky Waterside Shops or shop local at one of the trendy boutiques in downtown Naples. If you’re looking for a unique souvenir to take home with you, stop by one of the many art galleries located in the vibrant Naples Art District. 

Explore Naples by boat with an unforgettable sightseeing tour where you’ll learn all about the city’s history and culture. Other types of tours can be found here. The Naples area is also home to several major land reserves—Everglades National Park, Big Cypress National Preserve, and the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge to name a few. Visit the official tourism page here to find out how you can explore the great outdoors. If you’re not one for the wilderness, spend the day wandering around one of the many museums in Naples.

Naples is home to some of the best golf courses in the country which is why it’s no surprise it’s known as the Golfer’s Paradise. Tee off at one of the 50+ courses including the one at the LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort. Golf isn’t the only way to get some exercise during your stay. Bike, hike, or paddle your way around Naples. After getting in a workout, unwind by treating yourself to a soothing spa day.