Naples is the "Crown Jewel" of the Paradise Coast, filled with art galleries, fabulous shopping, dining, and Gulf front mansions. An older, and more quaint city, it's truly the cosmopolitan and cultural center of Southwest Florida. Naples is home, or second home, to many famous personalities from authors, titans of industry, authors and athletes. Long a destination of the international jet-set, Naples now offers something for everyone.
Surrounding Naples are the communities of Bonita Springs, Estero, and Marco Island - the gateway to Ten Thousand Islands, a very special tropical paradise. This is where fisherman flock for exploring the open waters and mangrove filled back country - a veritable goldmine to anglers. Naples is also widely known as home to many championship golf courses and hosts the PGA Merrill Lynch Shootout Tour Classic each year at Greg Norman's famed Tiburon Golf and Country Club. With over 90 courses in the Naples area - you can choose your pain or your pleasure - depending on your love for the game!
For those who enjoy abundant wildlife, Naples is the jumping off point to the Everglades and Big Cypress National Preserves, two nationally famous parks perfect for photography, bird watching, and where alligators roam, and ghost orchids hide. This is where you can enjoy outstanding outdoor sports, such as canoeing or kayaking. And don't forget, Naples' famed beaches offer miles upon miles of wide and white sandy havens where you may just spend hours doing nothing more than relaxing.
Last, but not least, shopping in Naples is an art form. Stroll Fifth Avenue South with its boutiques and art galleries, then head a few blocks away and do it all again along Third Street South – home to Gallery Row, fashion boutiques and interior design stores. No matter what you're looking for, you can find it somewhere in Naples many shopping venues.
The Naples real estate market is diverse. Prices range from tens of millions to only hundreds of thousands. The eastern and outlying Golden Gates Estates area is especially popular with families. Along Naples Bay you'll find Venetian Village featuring fine dining, specialty shops and condominium living. High rises are also abundant such as Park Shore, Bay Colony, and Aqualane offering panoramic views, Gulf front beaches, and concierge services. At Port Royal, the most exclusive enclave in Naples, you'll find Gulf front estates priced well into the many millions. Or you may chose from quite a few gated communities like Bay Colony, Glen Eagle, Grey Oaks, Hammock Bay, Heritage Bay, Indigo Lakes, Lely Resort, Mediterra, Port Royal and The Vineyards where you'll find condominiums, villas, and single family homes with golf courses, tennis courts, and fitness centers. So, no matter what type of living accommodations you like, the Naples' market has it!
For more information about the wonderful city of Naples and its many cultural and residential lifestyle choices – just contact us – one of our associates will be happy to assist you. To search for homes and condos for sale in Naples, visit our Naples MLS Search. To see other Southwest Florida search options, visit our Florida Home Search page.
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