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Naples Grande Beach Resort On Florida's Southwest Coast Offers Great Thanksgiving Getaways





Naples Grande Beach Resort
On Florida's Southwest Coast
Offers Great Thanksgiving Getaways
With Special Holiday Activities for All Ages, From $179* Per Night

Experience Florida-Inspired Thanksgiving Feast November 25
in the Naples Grande Vista Ballroom;
$59.95 for Adults, $29.95 for Children Ages 2-12

NAPLES, Fla. -- (October 19, 2010) -- Celebrate a memorable waterfront Thanksgiving holiday at Naples Grande Beach Resort on Southwest Florida's Paradise Coast with a fun-filled getaway November 19-27 with guestroom rates from $179 per night. Engaging activities for all ages include swimming, water sports, championship golf and tennis, restorative spa treatments and supervised adventures for ages 5-12. You'll be especially thankful when you gather family and friends to enjoy a sumptuous array of holiday favorites enlivened with inventive tastes of Florida by Executive Chef Herve Cuyeu at the Naples Grande Thanksgiving Feast on Thursday, November 25. 

The 2010 Naples Grande Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend includes:
  • Your choice of modern, stylish accommodations on 23 waterfront acres adjoining a 200-acre mangrove preserve and estuary, with three miles of sugary sand beach and three signature pools
  • Outdoor play on 18 challenging golf holes by noted course architect Rees Jones or 15 Har-tru tennis courts named one of the top 50 Best U.S. Tennis Resort by Tennis Magazine
  • Holistic spa treatments and salon services at Golden Door spa, an intimate indoor/outdoor contemporary spa village
  • NG Kids Club, featuring daily supervised games and crafts for ages 5-12
  • Special holiday activities for kids, including tie dye T shirt making, sand art, and balloon creations
  • Fun for the whole family with watermelon eating contests, S'more making, chocolate dipping class, and live music poolside
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner or cocktails at Aura, the resort's casual dining restaurant, or lunch and snacks at poolside Palm Terrace Pool Bar & Grill or the beachfront Paradise Grill
  • Guest room rates priced from $179 per night, valid November 19 to 27, 2010, subject to availability
  • To reserve, contact your travel planner, call 888-722-1266 or 888-WALDORF (1-800-925-3673) or visit
The Florida-Inspired Thanksgiving Feast, Thursday, November 25, in the contemporary Vista Ballroom at the Naples Grande features a sumptuous buffet from 12 p.m. -- 7:30 p.m. that includes
  • Raw Bar with Green Papaya Scallop and Snapper Key-Lime Infused Ceviche; Ale-and-Spice-Poached Chilled Gulf Shrimp with cocktail sauce and cilantro lemon mayo; Blue Point Oysters on the Half Shell with aged red wine mignonette; and Warm Maine Mussels with Smoked Tomato Broth
  • An Antipasto Bar with shaved cured Italian meats, including ProsciuttoBraseola, Capicola, Sopressata and Pistachio Mortadella, and Italian cheeses, including peppered Pecorino Romano, Proveletta, basil-infused Buffalo Mozzarella and Gorgonzola
  • An Organic Artisan Lettuce Bar with accompaniments of Yellow and Red Tomato Confit, Euro Cucumber, Garlic Brioche Crouton, Stilton Blue Cheese, Candied Hazelnuts, Sun-dried Strawberries, Mangos and Gooseberries, and Sugared Bacon; Earthy Nine Grain & Island Dried Fruit Salad with Mustard Seed White Balsamic Vinaigrette; and Waldorf Salad of Granny Smith Apple or Bosc Pear, with julienne of celeriac and Meyer Lemon & Orange Zest Dressing
  • Carving Station with Citrus-Brined Turkey, Giblet Gravy and Cornbread Stuffing; Horseradish Prime Roasted Rib of Beef with Vermont Cheddar and Chive Popovers and Rosemary Onion Jus, and Quince-and-Apricot-Baked Bone-in Ham with Rum Glaze
  • Hot Buffet of Chorizo-and-Plum Free Range Chicken with Smoked Mushroom Jus, Sustainable Atlantic Salmon with Pomegranate and Green Grape Relish, and an array of inventive side dishes
  • Dramatic Dessert Bar that includes Cider Pumpkin Ice Cream Floats; Spiced Upside Down Pineapple Cake; Wild Berry Crumble with Mascarpone Gelato; Chili and Cabernet Roasted Baby Pear; Red Velvet Bite with Blush Orange Caramel Sauce, and Passion Fruit Crème Brulee with Almond Tuile
  • Just for the kids: a special menu designed for ages 12 and under starts with Warm Fall Apple Cider and includes a Chopped Salad, Roasted Butternut Squash Soup, a choice of Roast Turkey, Macaroni & Cheese or Turkey Fingers, and a host of desserts, including Make Your Own Sundae Bar and Mini Caramel Apples
  • Available 12 p.m. -- 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 25, 2010, Vista Ballroom at Naples Grande Beach Resort
  • $59.95 for adults, $29.95 for children ages 5-12, ages 5 and under eat for free with an adult meal purchase; includes non-alcoholic beverages; wine, champagne and cocktail menus also available
  • For more information on Thanksgiving dinner and to reserve, call 239-254-5600
*Rates valid for single/double occupancy and are exclusive of taxes, incidental changes, gratuities and resort charges.

Naples Grande, a member of The Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts, is Southwest Florida's insider secret for couples, families and business groups looking for an eco-smart beach retreat with panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico. Just 27 miles from the international airport in Ft. Myers (RSW), the resort sits on 23 waterfront acres complete with three miles of sugar sand beach amidst 200 acres of nature preserve and mangrove estuary that recall old-style Florida. Key features, such as 474 spacious guestrooms, bungalows and suites, three signature pools, inventive restaurants and lounges, championship golf and tennis, the first Golden Door spa on the East Coast, and a genu
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