Testimonials

The essence of a private club is its members, their pride in their club, their needs as club members and the satisfaction of those needs.

 
We believe the club to be the social center for its members, where a member can feel comfortable meeting and participating in activities with fellow members. Here are "just a few" testimonials stated by our members. These excerpts were taken from the Annual Member Survey.
 
 

What Our Members Say In General About the Beach Club:

  • The staff is so attentive and friendly. They knew who we were from the first day. All of our guest wants to come back and stay at LaPlaya. We love everything about it!
  • We just purchased a place in Naples last year. And joining LaPlaya has made coming to Naples an amazing experience
  • We are happy to have the beach club membership. We enjoy the beach and the Beach Club dining room is convenient for us. We also enjoy the Tiki Bar.  Using the beach club chairs is also an advantage
  • The beach club feels like my home away from home and don’t bother to vacation anywhere else as the service and food are great. But the best is the staff, feels like family
  • We love everything about the beach club.
  • Overall I’m very happy with the staff at the Laplaya hotel and the beach club I hope you tell them they are doing a great job
  • LOVE IT!  Our favorite membership of the 3 memberships we have.
  • Although we are very new members (about 45 days) the LaPlaya has exceeded our expectations. Staff with whom we have interacted in all areas of the club have truly been exceptional! Kudos to Susie and her team
  • All areas of the club keep improving. I notice the attention to detail.  Effort to offer a 1st class experience.
  • Our time as members has been great.  Our daughter uses the beach a lot when she is there and really enjoys it.
  • Everyone noted is fantastic. Do not lose sight on how important staff is to the members.
  • Enjoy pool beach & dining room also enjoyed some of the activities organized. The personnel of the club are what make the experience as enjoyable as it is.
  • Everyone at LaPlaya is top notch at their job
  • We are very happy with our beach club membership. Please continue with the level of quality that you currently provide. You make us feel so welcome when wel come to Laplaya.
  • Love to be there "Our tropical" weekly vacation.
  • Wait staff and pool area people work their tails off.  Valet guys, Bob & Mike H are great- so is Cherry
  • We enjoy having dinner at the club and it is a nice place to entertain guests.
  • The staff is extremely friendly and accommodating.  Our visiting family members enjoy the beach, pool and Tiki bar.

 

What Our Members Say About the Beach Club Dining Room:

  • Staff outstanding each and everyone.We love the member dining experience and bringing guest in for sunsets.
  • Always a great experience, everyone is so congenial & makes our time there wonderful.
  • I would prefer to eat in the Club Dining room than any other place in the area.
  • We can’t think of a better restaurant anywhere in Naples.  Don’t change a thing.
  • One of the main reasons why we joined the club - staff like Dwayne, Collin, Ian are exceptional.
  • Chef Carlos can always be counted on for excellence and Doug Williams creates a pleasant atmosphere at dining.
  • Using the dining room is always fabulous.  It is difficult to go on vacation and find anything close in service, setting or food.  In April, I arranged a private cooking class.  Much thanks to Mike, the valet and Eric the server for excellent service.  Susie and Carlos made the day magical.  Thank you for making LaPlaya my favorite place in the world.
  • Tough to beat, especially from the service/staff standpoint.
  • Among the top 2 or 3 in Naples.
  • I hope that we never lost the current staff in the bar and dining room.  They are the best we've ever had! Service is outstanding!
  • Club dining room is always perfect.
  • The staff is outstanding.  Better than any 5 star NYC restaurant.
  • Very smooth run operation- high marks.
  • We take pleasure in going and taking our friends to LaPlaya.  Service is always superb.
  • Our guests are always impressed
  • We love being greeted when we arrive
  • Always a great experience, everyone is so congenial & makes our time there wonderful
  • Love Lennox, Dwayne, Howard, Eric, Collin, Ian, ok we love everyone!  They always go above and beyond for us.
  • The atmosphere is second to none. We adore the dining room. We come there as often as we can & bring guests. Love it.
  • Food is creative & delicious, service impeccable and loves the ambience. Good value, good wine list Servers are great.
  • The best. Staff & Management always "outstanding" Let me count the ways- everyday- in every way!!
  • Really enjoy & appreciate recent theme evenings & specials. Member receptions are outstanding.
  • We are always amazed how all personnel call us by name truly an outstanding management/training.
  • Carlos is the best chef ever. Very creative, accommodating, personable the wait staff is outstanding & we love them all. We like the prefix & beach bites.
  • Tremendous! The team is incredible and the food is great you guys run the best restaurant in Naples
  • We enjoy eating in the bar area- more casual, music, smaller food quantities.
  • Staff is amazing-professional, friendly, prompt and accurate.  Make guests feel truly welcomed superb- like eating I first class dining room
  • Staff is very friendly we love going to dinner to see everyone.
  • The chef is outstanding and the quality and presentation of the food is the proof.  The fact that he has a terrific personality and spends time with the members, is a real plus

 
What Our Members Say About the Golf Club:

  • Staff is outstanding- friendly and efficient
  • The golf club is lovely and well maintained.
  • The employees make this club special.
  • The golf club has exceeded our expectations, think Scott and his team do a fantastic job. The course is always in great shape. Chris is also very helpful and friendly when we see him in the pro shop
  • It always amazing me that everyone knows my name even though I only attend a few times a year. Great service by all.
  • A pleasure to be a member
  • Outstanding place to be a part of. Always friendly staff.
  • Always a pleasure to play at LGC- Chris does a great job!
  • As you can see we are very happy with our golf experience at LaPlaya.  Everyone does their job and with a SMILE.  Keep up the good work. Also we play at a lot of different courses across the country and LaPlaya is always in good condition- Kudos to the grounds keeper
  • We have enjoyed every moment we used the club.  Great place to play golf.  Thank you for allowing my son Matt enjoys the golf course to better his game and feel welcomed!
  • We have an excellent golf club, excellent staff, and excellent members.
  • LaPlaya has always been a pleasant golfing experience and wish the club continued success in the future
  • Very well run everyone is very friendly and helpful, I really enjoy the club
  • Best practice area in SWFL
  • Whoever picked the GM, Pro, Dining Manager chef and all the management staff and a wonderful job, they are to be complimented
  • Club is exceptionally well managed and maintained. Staff is always friendly and willing to help and accommodate the members
  • We've never been at another club where the staff, top to bottom goes out of their way to be welcoming and helpful. They don’t do it “because they have to" genuine and sincere!
  • Golf course is wonderful, the staff from top to bottom makes LaPlaya the Gem that it is
  • I often compare my club in CT to Laplaya and find it lacking… your finest asset is your staff- from top to bottom
  • Already had a friend join and have another one that is seriously considered joining
  • This is a well run organization with a great service oriented and friendly staff.  We enjoy the club on a regular basis and are proud to bring our friends
  • Overall it is a wonderful place in every way
  • We could not be more pleased with the entire operation. Special praise goes to Chris for his supervision of the club
  • We are lucky to play at LaPlaya
  • Great place to belong; staff is outstanding; course very well maintained
  • I believe it would be difficult to improve operation of this facility. The staff is outstanding; the atmosphere here is family like a very memorable and delightful experience. The promotion of Chris Jonsson has proved to be a very good decision.
  • We both enjoy playing @ Laplaya and have had only good experiences with all staff at the club… A great place to be for our winter
  • Best in town. People are great- you feel that you belong to something that is great!
  • Love the Golf Club. Well managed, friendly staff, course always in good condition. Very pleased,
  • Wonderful place to go best staff in town
  • We love the club & wish we could be there more, you have done a great job retaining the good staff members, and we enjoy seeing them when we come back every season
  • Best staff of any course I've played in Florida, so are the members. The reasons why we chose LaPlaya & have stayed. Would not consider anywhere else.
  • The staff and section leaders are far ahead of their peers at other clubs.  Food -service- facility are far ahead. Please try hard to keep this high standard.
  • Chef Cheryl does a terrific job on food for special events.
  • Never had a bad meal or questionable; chef and staff are great and personable.