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Visitors Guide to Beaches in Naples, Florida
Naples has a lot of world class beaches a short drive from our vacation rental properties. Please use the information below to help you find and navigate the many beautiful beaches that run the coast of Southwest Florida.
QUICK BEACH PARKING TIPS:
- The City does not give refunds for payments made at beach parking pay stations.
- City of Naples Residents and City Property Owners – Permits are FREE at City Hall. See below for required documentation.
- Collier County (outside City Limits) Resident and County Property Owners – Permits are Free at various locations around the County click here
- Non residents or guests -$50 for an annual pass at City Hall and Other locations around the County
- Handicapped – Can park in any parking spot with handicap placard hanging from the rear view mirror.
- Hourly – Parking meters in Naples are 25 cents for six minutes. Use meters or pay stations. Beach parking is not free.
- Download information about Beach Parking – here –
The historic Naples Pier is located on the Gulf of Mexico at the West end of 12th Avenue South. On-street parking is supplemented by a parking lot one block East, with additional parking at beach ends on the avenues to the north and south.
The following beaches were known to allow dogs as of the time of this posting. *Beaches that provide leash-free (off-leash) areas are specially noted. Please call in advance to confirm their policies.
Located at the end of Vanderbilt Beach Road, Vanderbilt Beach County Park borders the Gulf of Mexico near plenty of hotels, shopping and restaurants. Learn more
One of the most popular seaside destinations in Naples, the mile-long stretch of white sugar sand at Delnor-Wiggins has been rated one of the best beaches in the nation. Learn more
The Park consists of 35 acres of mangrove forest, coastal dunes and 3200 linear feet of beach on the Gulf of Mexico. Learn more
Barefoot Beach Preserve is 342 acres of natural land, one of the last undeveloped barrier islands on Florida’s southwest coast. Learn more
The beach park offers 1,000 feet of pristine beachfront, plenty of picnic tables for a lunch with your family and friends, a playground for the kids, volleyball court, and a wonderful duck pond. Learn more
This beautiful beach front park is on the northern tip of Bonita Beach. It offers a variety of amenities. Learn more
Gordon Pass is where Naples Bay meets the Gulf of Mexico. It is wide but narrow considering the amount of water that flows in and out of it daily. Learn more
There are also two public beach access points on Gulf Shore Boulevard North with limited parking.
The parking lot is located on Swallow Avenue and is a short walk across South Collier Boulevard to a one-acre beach access.
Experience 32 acres of one of the world’s most important habitats for wintering and nesting shorebirds. Listed in the Great Florida Birding Trail Guide as one of the best all-around birding locations in southwest Florida.
The City of Naples provides handicap beach access at a number of beach ends, the City Pier and at Lowdermilk Park. Lowdermilk Park also has beach wheelchairs available.
- 17th Avenue South
- 4th Avenue South
- 6th Avenue North
- 8th Avenue South
- Horizon Way
- Lowdermilk Park
- Naples Pier
- Vedado Way
- Via Miramar