Shopping In Naples Series: Fashion, Art & Leisure, Part 1 of 3

Naples is best known for powder white sandy beaches, miles of plush golf courses, and variety of shopping. Naples shopping offers everything from rustic boutiques to ultra trendy shops sure to impress any label collector. Read ahead in the first installment of a three part shopping series to find out where to go for fashion, art and leisure.

Coconut Pointa Simon Mall, features main street-style shopping with over 100 stores and 25 restaurants and eateries. Coconut Point features some of the most popular names in shopping such as Bed, Bath & Beyond, Dillards, Super Target, and T.J. Maxx. Coconut Point is located about 20 minutes North of Naples in Estero Park. Great place to stop and pick up any vacations essentials you may need on your way from the Ft. Myers Airport to your Naples Florida Vacation Homes rental.

New to the area, The Mercado is more a lifestyle than a shopping center! Enjoy upscale shopping, uncommon cuisine, and epic nightlife. This pedestrian friendly community is a traveler’s paradise, offering pubs, salons, and even a Books-A-Million store for you to pick out a new beach read! Located at the intersection of Tamiami Trail and Vanderbilt Beach Road, the Mercado is within walking distance to our Neapolitan home, and within a mile or two to all the other homes and condos Naples Florida Vacation Homes has to offer!

Far too elegant to be called a shopping mall, Waterside Shops offers high end shopping sprinkled with favorites such as Chico’s and Pottery Barn. A delightful place to get a coffee or dessert and spend an entire afternoon window shopping. Waterside shops offers amazing customer service features such as valet parking, complimentary style consultations and personal shopping. Conveniently south of Naples Park and the North of The Moorings, most of our homes are about a 3mile drive away!

The Village on Venetian Bay boastscolorful Mediterranean architecture, art sculptures, boutique shops and established restaurants. The Village has a range of restaurants with indoor and outdoor waterfront settings that range from fine dining to casual. Located just a 5 minute drive from our Monte Carlo Vacation Home in the Moorings.

Coastland Center Mall, attractively decorated with a lush tropical theme, provides an air-conditioned oasis from the heat and humidity of hot Florida days. Start by popping into one of the four department stores anchoring this popular Naples mall which include Dillard’s, JC Penney, Macy’s or Sears. Enjoy the food court while watching the kids play at the adorable “Everglades Adventure”. Easy to find, the Coastland Center Mall is located about 7 miles south on Tamiami Trail from the majority of Naples Florida Vacation Homes.

Often compared to Rodeo Drive, the historic and modern Florida architecture of Fifth Ave South comes together to create a window shoppers delight. Unique shops, eclectic art galleries, and al fresco dining make Fifth Ave South an irresistible mix of something for everyone! On the south end of Naples, Naples Florida Vacation Homes Capri Condo is only about 5 miles away from this shopping heaven! Check out the calendar of events to find out more about exhibits and entertainment.

Third Street South, home to the famous Gallery Row, is known also as a shopping and dining mecca in Old Naples. Nestled among courtyards, fountains and flowers, the shops of Third Street South offer everything from high fashion to unique accessory shops. Be sure to check out the calendar of events for more information on Gallery Openings, Fashion Shows, Jewelry Exhibitions, Wine Tastings, Cooking Classes, Antiques Lectures, Garden Tours.

Located close to Naples Pier, Naples Florida Vacation Home guests are sure to find plenty to do when they take a little drive south to this prime location easily found in Old Naples.

Stay tuned for the next installment of our Shopping In Naples Series where we will tantalize your inner foodie as we explore where you can find the finest cuts of meat, freshest produce, and our favorite farmers markets to stock the fridge (and your tummy!) while renting with Naples Florida Vacation Homes.