Discover Naples

Welcome to the "Paradise Coast" that offers Visitors the Naples Experience, along with excitement and adventure found nowhere else.

Swaying coconut palms andYes it's beautiful too. sweeping white-sand beaches only begin to tell the story.

Come with me now, and let me help guide you in and around Naples Southwest Florida

Naples is one of America’s most desirable places to live.

Selected as a favorite place among top executives and professionals for quality of life, abundant housing and lifestyle option.,

Naples is a great place to call home, whether you stay for a week, a month, or a lifetime.

Third Street South, the birthplace of Naples, lies two blocks from the 19th Century ... cascading flowers and green landscaping of historic Third Street South.

Looking up 5th Avenue South, the view you see is 200 yards east of the Gulf of Mexico  considered by some as the heart of downtown and Naples

For visitors and locals alike this is great news and gives us double the pleasure.

Click here - Naples, The Paradise Coast

  • Evening on Fifth Musicians and entertainers perform free every 2nd Thursday evening of the month along Fifth Avenue South in downtown Naples.
  • Thursdays on Third Musicians and entertainers perform free every Thursday evening between October and May and every Third Thursday between June and September along Third Street South in downtown Naples.
  • SummerJazz on the Gulf Free summer jazz concerts on the lawn overlooking the Gulf of Mexico at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club
  • Mercato’s First Fridays - NOW it's "First Thursday", The Mercato Nights Music Series takes place on the piazza next to the restaurant BRAVO! on the first Thursday of every month from 6pm to 9pm. Bring your lawn chairs and set yourself up for the evening to enjoy a variety of music from month to month. As always, the admission is free.
  • Naples 4th of July Parade and Fireworks Enjoy the parade from 10 to Noon in downtown Naples. Free fireworks show from Naples Pier at 9 pm.
  • Swamp Buggy Budweiser Fall Classic The world's fastest and muddiest races! Only at Florida Sports Park in Naples.
  • Celebrate the Arts Month Annual celebration of the arts throughout Collier County with hundreds of artistic shows, performances and events.
  • Festival of Lights Annual start to the holiday season in Old Naples, with the ceremonial tree lighting, music and snow falling throughout the evening.
  • Shark Shootout NAPLES, Fla. – Franklin Templeton Shootout host Greg Norman has paired a collection of golf’s most decorated individuals into two-man teams as the annual Shootout event returns to Tiburón Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples.
  • And much more...
  • Neapolitan, are you a old timer, local, visitor, snowbird or weekend visitor?


    Exploring Marco Island

    Click here - Marco Island is the largest of the Ten thousand islands and a boaters paradise giving access to 10,000 exotic beach locations for beach picnics, seashell shelling or overnight camping.

    Tigertail Beach - Located on Hermando Drive, thirty-one aces of natural preserves, lagoons and coastline. Tiger tail is a beautiful beach, shelling is great but a long hot walk to the Gulf Beach. Many think it’s worth it some don't.The park offers many things to do include Eco-nature tours and canoe rentals. The beach is a long walk through hot sand which brings you to a Lagoon and you’re still not at the end of your walk. 

    South Marco Beach - located at Cape Marco (the very end of Marco Island). Picturesque, offering a striking view of the beautiful Hi-Rise Condo Vera Cruz at Cape Marco and a jetty some fifty yards out provides a great habitat for fish making this beach a good choice for shore fishing.

    Google Map

    Try Google Map below to discover Naples. 
    Click on the Google Map below. 

    Welcome to Google Maps Google Maps is a map service that you view in your web browser.

    Depending on your location, you can view basic or custom maps and local business information, including business locations, contact information, and driving directions.

    Click and drag maps to view adjacent sections immediately. View satellite images of your desired location that you can zoom and pan. 

    Click here - Celebrate at a State Park Pick your passion: hiking, mountain biking, bicycling, canoeing, kayaking or horseback riding. Florida¹s state parks are perfect this time of year for being outside. VISIT FLORIDA has launched an exciting new website devoted to Florida's trails and greenways, bringing together trail descriptions and maps with information about lodging, restaurants, outfitters and other travel-related services.

    Naples' Fifth Avenue

    Situated among beautiful Banyan trees and colorful flowering plants, Naples' Fifth Avenue South is a breathtaking combination of a historic main street and a world class shopping destination.

    Here, you will find an extraordinary variety of shops and restaurants to satisfy even the most jaded shopper.

    In addition, Fifth Avenue is home to the Naples Players at the Sugden Community Theater and a year-round schedule of street art shows, sidewalk sales and special events.

    Fifth Avenue South also offers comfortable accommodations at several boutique hotels located on Fifth Avenue or near by.

    Shops, style and surprises

    • Enjoy fabulous 5th Avenue, 3rd Street South, and the Bayfront.
    • Escape to the eclectic shopping venues of 41-10, Crayton Cove and Tin City.
    • Stroll a gallery, find that special unique gift, entertain friends.
    • From sidewalk cafes to world-class dining, enjoy a meal then visit the area’s most pristine beach and pier.
    • All within a short walking distance. We are Destination Downtown. Enjoy!
    • The new Downtown Naples Information Center located at 800 Fifth Avenue South Su

    The new Downtown Naples Information Center located at 800 Fifth Avenue South Suite 103.

    The entrance is located on 8th Street just south of Fifth Ave. S.

     The Village on Venetian Bay 

    When visitors and residents alike want to find some of the best shopping Naples is renowned for, they discover The Village on Venetian Bay. And what a discovery it is! Instead of finding the same stores that are so often duplicated, The Village has assembled a collection of nearly 60 shops, galleries, and restaurants truly unique and special... all beautifully set right on the waterfront... and decidedly fashionable!

    The Village was carefully designed to take full advantage of its beautiful waterfront location. Reminiscent of a European village, The Village On Venetian Bay invites visitors to browse through the shops and enjoy the frequent evenings of entertainment. Wrought-iron furniture and park benches offer inviting spots to simply relax with a cup of cappuccino or an ice cream cone and the company of good friends

    Shopping at Venetian Bay

    Waterfront Dining at Venetian Bay

    Enjoy delicious dining on the waterfront of Venetian Bay.

    Whether you choose to dine inside or outdoor cafe style, The Village on Venetian Bay offers something for every culinary delight!

    Glamour and Good Times Since the 1930's, Third Street South

    Next to the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, the 19th century Naples Pier, and the colorful original beach cottages, the sophisticated and delightful shopping and dining on historic Third Street South awaits – amidst courtyards, antique European fountains, and lush colorful cascading flowers.

    Events on Third Something is always happening. There are weekly and annual street-wide events, and there are also myriad special events in stores or restaurants. Trunk Shows, Wine Tastings, Special or Holiday Restaurant evenings, Fashion Shows, Gallery Openings, Book Signings, Jewelry Exhibitions, Cooking Classes, Garden Tours and more happen. Please check the Events Page or please consult The Third Street South Concierge.

    Nestled among its courtyards and plazas the historic area is brimming with chic fashions and casual clothes and all manner of accessories and jewelry;  galleries filled with fine art and sculptures; antique stores with porcelains, silver and furniture; boutiques overflowing with decorations and gifts for every part of the house and garden; and spas and salons all surrounded by Naples’ history.

    Fine restaurants, relaxing cafes, fun bistros and pubs are meccas of delicious choices in many different cuisines nestled near shops, while the markets  and delicatessens provide delicious foods and superb wines to take with you.

    Please scroll through our The Directory or consult the Third Street Concierge. Find Whatever Is On Your Mind.