The Naples Beach Hotel’s days are numbered.
While the landmark hotel’s buildings off Gulf Shore Boulevard will soon come down, some of its elements will live on thanks to the new owners’ charitable donations.
The Athens Group and MSD Partners, who recently purchased the 125-acre hotel property for a multimillion-dollar redevelopment project, known as Naples Beach Club, began the site’s transformation by removing the remaining contents, inside and out.
Valuable contents went to four local charities: Habitat for Humanity, St. Matthew’s House, Greater Naples YMCA, and von Arx Wildlife Hospital.
Donations included everything from indoor and outdoor furnishings and kitchen