The Ritz-Carlton, Naples


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Facility Overview

Facility Name
The Ritz-Carlton, Naples
280 Vanderbilt Beach Road, North Naples
Naples, FL 34108
(239) 598-3300

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Single-swim admission is not available to members of the general public, unless registered as guests at the hotel.
Hotel Guests
Registered guests: Free.

Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m, 3 lanes, competition striped, 3f - 4f depth, saline sanitized , outdoors , heated , 84°F (29°C)


Collier County
26.251953, -81.821132

Teams That Use This Facility

We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.

Facility Notes

The pool with three lanes is strangely shaped, something like an eagle with its wings spread, but the spread-wings section, where the three lanes are located, is rectangular in shape and looks quite good for lap swimming; it's called the "Relaxation Pool" on the hotel's website. The resort also has a larger, free-form pool, the "Family Pool", that one hopes will attract the kiddies, waders, and splashers.

Facility Reviews

The water temperature in the lap pool is a little on the warm side, ~ 84º F., but lap swimmers have priority for pool use. There is another pool at the resort for recreation use.
The lap pool frequently closes at 4 PM for private poolside parties (it did, every day during my stay) and the information is not published anywhere, so you have to ask at the front desk, or no lap swimming at the end of the day for you!
Just spent a weekend at the RC Naples. The lap pool, while striped and with nice anti-turbulence lane ropes, does not have targets. The center lane has what appear to be stainless steel speaker covers nicely located at each end, so grab that lane if you can. Otherwise, there is dark contrasting edge tile so you can hit your mark pretty easily. Hours are 'dawn to dusk' - no night swimming. The pool is shallow and warm, as noted. It's best first thing in the morning, when whatever evaporation there is makes it more tolerable. If the pool will be closed for an event, they post a sign at the walkway that most people use to access the pool to give you a heads up.
[January, 2014]