Naples Area Attractions

Neighboring Naples offers many different attractions, dining and shopping options, just a short distance away.

  1. Mercato - Whole Foods, multiple shopping, dining and nightlife choices.
  2. Waterside Shops - Upscale shopping - Saks, Pottery Barn, Ralph Lauren, Nordstroms, etc.
  3. Venetian Village - Dining and shopping over the Venetian Bay
  4. Olde Naples  - 5th Ave South, 3rd Street District, Naples Pier, Naples Bay.
  5. Big Box Stores - Costco, Home Depot, Lowes, Dick's Sporting Goods, many more.
  6. Naples Zoo - Naples has a very nice zoo worth a visit. 
  7. Botanical Gardens 

Naples FL Beaches

Naples beaches have a worldwide reputation. The entire Naples area borders the beach. There are no bridges to cross when heading to the beach - a source of traffic jams for most other Florida beach communities. Naples Beaches are known for its many different beach access points, as noted by the red dots on the map to the left.

Naples 16 miles of beaches are all public. There is no road or highway that runs along the beach. The beach is either bordered by residential neighborhoods or by Parks and Preserves.

Owners of property in Collier County can get a free beach parking pass at any Collier Library. With a pass you do not have to feed the meter or pay a fee at the beach parking areas for Naples City Beaches or Collier County beaches. At the end of Immokalee Rd is Delnor-Wiggons State Park, which has a State Park fee. Delnor-Wiggons is a great shore fishing beach.

Concessions are available at Barefoot Beach, Delnor Wiggons, Clam Pass Park, Laudermilk Park and the Naples Pier.

The parking area for Clam Pass is a little over one-half mile from the beach area. From the parking area there is a walkway through a mangrove forest to the beach. There is also a free shuttle available for those not interested in walking. Clam pass has many concessions, chairs and water toys available.

The Ritz Carlton at the end of Vanderbilt Beach Rd, has casual outdoor dining on the beach that is open to the public.

Barefoot Beach is a large county park, that has many scheduled guided tours and activities.
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