Nature & Parks
Florida is famous for its natural beauty. If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, you’re spoiled for choice here. There are three nature preserves within walking distance of the hotel – Neal Preserve, Perico Preserve and Robinson Preserve (pet friendly), all of which offer spectacular hiking, bird watching, fishing and cycling. Myakka River Park offers cycling, hiking, birdwatching and wildlife-spotting. The Celery Fields welcome visitors with panoramic wetlands views, a dog park, and even a butterfly garden. And Big Cat Habitat & Gulf Coast Sanctuary lets visitors get up-close and personal with awesome jungle wildcats. Desoto National Memorial is only ten minutes from the hotel and offers great hiking and a perfect place to visit for any national park enthusiast. Also just a short, ten-minute ride from the hotel is Palma Sola Botanical Gardens which is free to guests and offers a nice walking path with beautiful flowers and butterflies along with an exotic fruit section for visitors to enjoy.