Southwest Florida’s Coveted Naples Region
Naples and Southwest Florida's Gulf Coast stand as some of the nation's most sought-after addresses, offering a warm and relaxed seaside lifestyle paired with refined comforts. The greater Naples region envelops The Island at West Bay with a dynamic blend of cultural, sporting, and leisure activities, complemented by an abundance of shopping and fine dining venues—all conveniently just minutes away from The Island's distinctive luxury condominium residences.
The Greater Naples Area
Long celebrated as a favored destination, the City of Naples embodies the ease of Florida living coupled with gracious style. A beautiful locale and a tranquil winter retreat for many visitors, Naples draws people to its shores with the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and sandy beaches—a timeless attraction that has charmed residents for years.
Southwest Florida and Naples Airports
The Island and West Bay Club enjoy an ideal location, situated a mere 20-minute drive from Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW). RSW offers passenger services from 14 commercial airlines, connecting to over 59 nonstop destinations, alongside private jet services. For additional private and charter aircraft services, Naples Airport (APF) is conveniently located just 35 minutes to the south.
Restaurants in Naples and Southwest Florida present discerning diners with an array of culinary options. The region is celebrated for its daily catch of local seafood, globally inspired flavors, and chef-driven venues boasting imaginative menus. Members of the West Bay Club can indulge in a variety of delicious on-site dining options as well.
Superb shopping experiences await at several distinctive local venues, including Mercato, Coconut Point Mall, and the historic Third Street and Fifth Avenue South in the City of Naples. The Village Shops on Venetian Bay provide Bayside dining, while Waterside Shops stands as the destination for over 60 preferred designer brands.
Golf is synonymous with Florida, and some of the state's best courses are minutes from The Island. In addition to numerous public and semi-private courses, residents of The Island who choose to become members of West Bay Club's golf course can also play many other signature courses throughout the country with Troon Privé privileges.
For those who prefer leisure pursuits beyond the golf course, Southwest Florida offers year-round sunshine and abundant parks and public spaces catering to a variety of land and water-based sports. From boating and fishing to racquet sports, snorkeling, biking, kayaking, forested hikes, and more, staying active is effortlessly enjoyable. The region also serves as the spring training ground for several Major League Baseball teams in the Florida Grapefruit League, with the Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins calling fields just 20 minutes from The Island home
Arts & Culture
Immerse yourself in the rich cultural scene of Southwest Florida with an array of art, music, and theater offerings. Artis-Naples stands as the region's premier artistic venue, serving as the home to both the Naples Philharmonic and The Baker Museum—an acclaimed showcase for modern and contemporary art. Artis-Naples also hosts the annual fall Naples International Film Festival, featuring a popular series of events showcasing short films, documentaries, narratives, and other independent selections. Live theater enthusiasts can indulge in professional regional performances at the Gulfshore Playhouse in downtown Naples and Florida Rep in Fort Myers, both offering seasonal shows and ongoing educational programs. Explore the upcoming events planned for the Paradise Coast.
The Island is embraced by the natural beauty of Southwest Florida, emerging from a secluded preserve within West Bay Club. Residents enjoy stunning views of Estero Bay and the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Nearby natural attractions, such as Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, beckon with their unspoiled charm, featuring over 13,000 acres of protected wetlands and the world's largest remaining virgin bald cypress forest.