The Athens Group and MSD Partners, L.P. announced today that they have acquired the legendary former Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club, set on 1,000 feet of white-sand beach in iconic Old Naples. Athens and MSD will be redeveloping the site into the Naples Beach Club, a 125-acre resort and residential beachfront development offering a one-of-a-kind, luxury lifestyle destination to residents, members, and guests. This special coastal community will include a 216-room hotel managed by leading luxury hospitality company Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, up to 185 luxury residences and unparalleled club amenities curated by Discovery Land Company, the developer and operator of world-renowned private residential club communities.
Four Seasons Resort Debuts in Naples
A 216-room Four Seasons Resort will complement the luxury residences as a retreat exuding the grandeur of a private beachfront Floridian estate.
“The incredible Naples Beach Club marks the debut of Four Seasons on Florida’s Gulf Coast, complementing our existing portfolio of luxury properties throughout the state,” said John Davison, President and CEO, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. “We are proud to be a partner in this exceptional project, bringing the vision of MSD and Athens to life by setting a new standard of luxury in Naples and delivering our brand’s personalized service and quality excellence to this beloved beachfront community.”
The Resort will include spacious guestrooms and suites with lounging porches, walk-in closets and luxurious five-fixture bathrooms. Resort amenities will include inspired indoor and outdoor lounges and restaurants flowing from the hotel lobby, a beachside garden with outdoor pools, cabanas and an event lawn, upscale retail stores, an event ballroom, and multiple dining experiences with dramatic views of the Gulf of Mexico. In addition, Market Square, located near the golf course, will be a vibrant gathering place for the Naples Beach Club community, offering a general store, a bar and grill with a game room and a bowling alley, a Kids Club, casual eateries, including an ice cream pavilion, and an expansive lawn.
Extraordinary Luxury Residences and Amenities to Inspire Community
The newly imagined Naples Beach Club will feature up to 185 homes designed by renowned architectural firm Hart Howerton with interiors by Champalimaud Design. The first phase of homes will include 58 Beachfront Residences with four Beach Houses and four Penthouses as well as 12 Golfside Residences, all conveying the Gulf Coast’s relaxed aesthetic.
Additionally, Naples Beach Club will offer residents and members unmatched and inspired club amenities curated by private-club developer and operator Discovery Land Company. Exceptional multi-generational and health-focused experiences will include a variety of wellness amenities along with golf and tennis, an indoor/outdoor fitness center and a world-class spa.