Naples, Bonita Springs & Marco Island Beaches
Almost any Gulf Coast town in Florida can boast beaches, but few can equal the Naples area for number and quality. Here is a guide to our favorite beaches.
|Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park
The park sits on 342 acres of barrier island separated from the mainland by tidal creeks and mangroves. The park has rich vegetation and plentiful wildlife, including protected Gopher Tortoises. A generous-sized county parking lot provides 250 parking spaces. Other amenities include restrooms and showers, plus a handicapped beach wheelchair.
Location: Bonita Beach Road West
|Clam Pass Beach and Park
Facilities include: Scenic boardwalk, kayak and catamaran rentals, beach chairs, trolley ride, outdoor showers, restrooms, snack bar.
Location: Seagate Drive, Naples (South of the Registry Resort
| Lely Barefoot Beach
Facilities include: Showers, restrooms, snack bar, fishing ramps, picnic tables, fishing gear rental.
Location: South off Bonita Beach Road, North Naples
| Lowdermilk Park and Beach
Facilities Include: Parking, restrooms, showers, pavilion, picnic tables and concessions.
Location: Banyan Blvd. and Gulf Shore Blvd.
| Old Naples Beach and Fishing Pier
The closest beach to downtown Naples, the beach at the pier is very popular with Neapolitans. The pier was built in 1988 and rebuilt three times after hurricanes damaged it. Restroom facilities are available and there is a small concession stand about midway down the pier.
Location: 25 12th Avenue South
| Tigertail Beach
There are 31 acres of natural environment and beach amenities. There are restrooms, a bathhouse, five boardwalks, a picnic area, playground, sand volleyball court and a butterfly garden. Parking spaces total 210. A unique feature of this beach is the sandbar that is becoming a new barrier island called Sand Dollar Island. Changes are evident on an annual basis.
Location: Marco Island
| Vanderbilt Beach
Facilities include: Freshwater Showers, lifeguards, grills, picnic tables, boat ramp, observation tower, restrooms, bath house. Additional Public Parking in lot next to the Ritz Carlton.
Location: Starting in North Naples at Vanderbilt Drive