La Playa Beach Resort

Naples, Naples and Marco Island

The hotel

Overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Mexico, this elegant hotel offers a range of activities taking advantage of the best of Florida's natural assets. A Bob Cupp-designed, 18-hole golf course is just 3 miles away, while a range of water sports enables you to enjoy the sparkling aqua water and wide sandy beach! Luxury rooms have full marble bathrooms with comfortable Frette linen. Further pampering can be enjoyed at the renowned SpaTerre — offering a range of treatments for body and spirit. To round off the experience, Baleen restaurant offers a delicious array of fresh seafood, innovative dishes and superb ocean views — what more could you want?

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Wheelchair access
  • Golf
  • Restaurant
  • Hobie Cats
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkelling
  • Families
  • Wedding
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Internet Access

Where is it

On the beach overlooking the Gulf of Mexico in Naples.

Hotel information

189 rooms on 15 floors in 3 buildings with 4 lifts. All with balcony, air-conditioning, CD player, mini-bar*, coffee maker, safe, hairdryer, bathrobes and iron and board. Standard Rooms offer views across Vanderbilt Bay or Gulf of Mexico with 1 king-size bed and sleeper sofa, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Standard Rooms may be allocated in the Bay Tower across the street from the resort.

Beachfront Rooms are situated in the Gulf Tower on floors 3-8 with 1 king-size bed and sleeper sofa. They are 450 sq ft, featuring private balcony with teak furniture, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 2 children.

  • Free night offer: Each 7th night free for stays completed between 1 May '20–19 Oct '20. Terms and conditions apply. Free night offers have been calculated into the prices shown. Offers may not be combinable.

Why is this a Virgin Holidays Favourite?

Great for couples with a fantastic spa and fitness centre.

Fantastic beachfront location, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico.

A huge array of activities to keep you entertained.

Exclusive Virgin Holidays benefits:

  • Book by 31 Jan '21 for an upgrade to a Beachfront Room, for stays completed between 1 May-21 Dec '21, subject to availability
  • Complimentary valet parking for stays of 7 nights or more for all Virgin Holidays guests, saving approximately $35 per day
  • Stay 7 nights and receive a $50 resort credit, or stay 14 nights or more to receive a $100 resort credit. This credit can be used in the hotel restaurant, spa or gift shop. Resort credit is per room per stay
  • 50% off green fees 1 Jun–30 Sep ‘20 and 1 Jun–30 Sep ‘21
  • Resort fee waived for stays 1 Jan–31 Dec '20 and for stays of 7 nights or longer 1 Jan–31 Dec '21

Valet parking $35 plus tax, per day (payable locally, subject to change).

Baleen restaurant (gourmet seafood and steaks; waterfront, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner). Tiki Bar (open for lunch, drinks and snacks). Cocktail lounge.

Swimming pool. SpaTerre spa* and fitness centre. 18-hole golf course*, driving range* and practice area*. Water sports including kayaks*, Hobie Wave sail boats*, body floats*, snorkelling*, parasailing* and Wave Runners*. Bicycles*.

Room service*. Laundry/dry-cleaning facilities*. Gift shop. Concierge services. WiFi in guest rooms and public areas included in resort fee.

This hotel has resort fees of $25, that are waived for Virgin Holidays guests (subject to change)

Resort fee waived for all stays 1 Jan–31 Dec '20 and for stays of 7 nights or longer 1 Jan–31 Dec '21. Resort fee, tax and inclusions are subject to change - please see hotel check-in for current inclusions available to you upon arrival.

Wheelchair accessible rooms available on request. Please note that these rooms are subject to availability and may be restricted to specific room categories and bedding arrangements. Rooms and facilities vary between hotels so please check at the time of booking. For more information and contact details please check out our Special Assistance page

*Denotes local charge.

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Traveller rating

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Sep 22, 2020 dibostwick Frisco, Texas

The trip was for my significant birthday. It met all my expectations!! The staff, the food, the room were all perfect. We have stayed here before and it has always been a great experience. The view from the beachfront rooms could not be any better. Sunsets are spectacular.
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Sep 21, 2020 valtadmon Miami, Florida

this is the second time I've been with my family to the beach & golf Resort and this time I went to my birthday. I can only say that this is the best hotel I've visited from the moment you get the attention is amazing. The boys who work at the front desk are amazing and very kind have helped me quickly and professionally since I came home, the… Read more
this is the second time I've been with my family to the beach & golf Resort and this time I went to my birthday. I can only say that this is the best hotel I've visited from the moment you get the attention is amazing. The boys who work at the front desk are amazing and very kind have helped me quickly and professionally since I came home, the facilities are very nice and the pool and beach staff are very attentive. I'll certainly come back to celebrate my wife's birthday Read less
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Sep 19, 2020 annlin648 Fort Wayne, Indiana

The hotel for the price was in average condition but what you would normally see for something less expensive in my room. The guest attendant rolled her eyes at me when I checked in. Not a good first impression. Then at the beach, I couldn’t get food service but then I walked to the beach hut and their were 4 guys standing around. Instead of… Read more
The hotel for the price was in average condition but what you would normally see for something less expensive in my room. The guest attendant rolled her eyes at me when I checked in. Not a good first impression. Then at the beach, I couldn’t get food service but then I walked to the beach hut and their were 4 guys standing around. Instead of helping me they told me to go try the tiki bar. This is why I gave a 3. I don’t need to feel like I’m doing the employees a disservice by being a customer. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Lovely Hotel and Amazing Staff

Sep 19, 2020 kimcW7703FS

I am currently at the LaPlaya sitting on their beautiful beach. I booked this hotel due to other reviews and I am glad I did! Such personal touches as the valet calls you by first name when he sees you in the hallway. I have stayed at 4 star and 5 star hotels before and the Laplaya, though an older establishment, everything has been great and… Read more
I am currently at the LaPlaya sitting on their beautiful beach. I booked this hotel due to other reviews and I am glad I did! Such personal touches as the valet calls you by first name when he sees you in the hallway. I have stayed at 4 star and 5 star hotels before and the Laplaya, though an older establishment, everything has been great and exceeded my expectations from the moment we arrived. Read less
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Sep 19, 2020 LewisWilliams10

5 days. Dinner on the beach. Friendly staff. Area beautiful. Coastline walks were very relaxing and peaceful. Mostly couples a few families with younger kids. Jet ski, kayaks, and other accessories available for getting out.