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Fiddler’s Creek Earns Three Prestigious 2012 Sand Dollar Awards from the Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA)

Fiddler’s Creek has been honored with three prestigious Sand Dollar Awards from the Sales and Marketing Council of the Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA). The awards were presented before more than 250 people attending the annual awards presentation held recently at the Waldorf Astoria Naples.

Fiddler’s Creek was specifically recognized in the following categories:

“Community of the Year” is one of the highest honors bestowed and recognizes the quality of design of the community’s overall amenity package. It also evaluates the recreation provided, including clubhouse, golf, tennis and swimming facilities as well as outdoor use amenities such as paths, gazebos and sculptures that add to the quality of the community. The evaluation involves a formal application and an onsite visit by judges.

“Best Special Event for Residents” recognizing creativity, development, cost and overall effectiveness of special promotion. It also evaluates design, creativity and success of materials produced in support of the event. Fiddler’s Creek was specifically recognized in this category for its extravagant over-the-top, community-wide New Year’s Eve celebration, which drew a record 800 people to The Club & Spa. The evening featured a delicious poolside buffet, live music entertainment, dancing, a Champagne toast and a breathtaking fireworks show.

“Best Community Newsletter” recognizing the development, design, creativity and overall effectiveness of communications with homeowners via the community newsletter.

“We are delighted to receive these prestigious awards which reflect our mission at Fiddler’s Creek of providing homeowners with a world-class resort lifestyle, including the finest championship golf, private beach and boating amenities, and an extensive social calendar,” said Aubrey J. Ferrao, President and CEO of Fiddler’s Creek, LLC.

Located just off Collier Boulevard between Naples and Marco Island, Fiddler’s Creek is a private, master-planned residential community that has also been selected by the readers of the Naples Daily News and Bonita Daily News as “Best Community” in the Southwest Florida Readers’ Choice Awards.

Amenities include the 54,000-square-foot Club & Spa, Fitness Center, Multi-Pool Swimming Complex, Tennis Courts, Tot Lot and Restaurants as well as an extensive social calendar for the entire family. Residents also have an opportunity to join The Golf Club, ranked in Golfweek’s 100 Best Residential Golf Courses in the United States for the eighth consecutive year, and The Tarpon Club, offering a desirable beach and boating lifestyle. Non-residents annual and seasonal memberships tailored to fit your needs are available at The Golf Club and The Tarpon Club.

Fiddler’s Creek comprises nearly 4,000 acres and is zoned for 6,000 residences. With a density of just 1.6 homes per gross acre, Fiddler’s Creek will have about 100 distinct neighborhoods upon completion. Less than a third of the land will be developed, while the rest is dedicated to nature reserves, lakes, parks, golf courses and recreational areas.

Pre-construction residences at Fiddler’s Creek currently start in the $300s and are being offered by three well-respected homebuilders - D.R. Horton, Lennar Homes and Stock Construction. A limited number of move-in-ready homes also are available for those families anxious to experience the world-class resort lifestyle at Fiddler’s Creek.

For more information, call 239-732-9300, stop by the Fiddler’s Creek Information Center located at 8152 Fiddler’s Creek Parkway or visit online at

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