Gator Getaway Brings Everglades Experience Up Close and Personal Lemon Tree Inn teams with Everglades Area Tours to offer a wild time
September 06, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsLemon Tree Inn of Naples, Florida has teamed with Everglades Area Tours to offer guests a wild time with the Gator Getaway Package. The two-night package includes accommodations and a choice of kayaking or biking through the Everglades. Now through December 14, 2007, the Gator Getaway Package is $316 for two nights, double occupancy. The package is $396 December 15 through April 14, 2008. Gratuities, transfers and taxes not included.
“Everglades National Park is home to more than 400 species of birds and dozens of endangered species,” says Captain Charles Wright of Everglades Area Tours (evergladesareatours.com), “There are nearly one million pristine acres of wetlands dotted with islands and mangrove forests. Our tours bring you up close and personal with the Everglades.”
The Gator Getaway packages offers a choice of kayaking or biking through the Everglades with the experienced and trained team of professional guides from Everglades Area Tours, an outfitter based in Everglades City approximately 35 minutes from Naples, Florida. The kayaking adventure is a four hour morning trip that offers the chance to see, up close, manatees, dolphins, sea turtles, ospreys, bald eagles, hawks, kites, egrets, herons, oystercatchers and rosette spoonbills among many other wonderful Park species. The biking tour, also four hours, takes riders along paths through the Everglades National Park. Traveling by bicycle allows the freedom to explore this subtropical paradise of cypress swamps, freshwater marshes, wet and dry prairies, and rare tropical hardwood hammocks. Bikers have spotted the Florida panther, black bear, dear, otters, bobcat, alligators, turkey, boar, mink, and rare birds. The bike ride trails are surrounded with rare and endangered plants such as orchids, tropical flowering trees, rare ferns, fruit trees, towering palms, rare hardwood trees, herbs and bromeliads.
The Gator Getaway Package includes a choice of biking or kayaking with Everglades Area Tours and includes two-night accommodations at Lemon Tree Inn of Naples, Florida, a boutique hotel in the heart of Old Naples. Now through December 14, 2007, the Gator Getaway Package is $316 for two nights, double occupancy. The package is $396 December 15 through April 14, 2008. Gratuities, transfers and taxes not included.
Lemon Tree Inn, locally owned and operated by the Freedman and Kalmans families, is a boutique hotel with a Caribbean spirit. Each hotel room, which is unique from the bed style (four poster mahogany bed to wicker sleigh beds) to the artwork, has a tropical theme including brightly colored Adirondack chairs facing the courtyard garden. Continental breakfast is served poolside and lemonade is served all day. Guests can rent bicycles and ride to the beach or the many shops, galleries and restaurants just a block from the hotel. For more information or to book a reservation, call 888-800-LEMO or visit www.LemonTreeInn.com.