8 of The Best Beaches in Naples, Florida

Naples FL 8 Must-see Beaches

Evening light on the fishing pier in Naples, Florida images via Depositphotos

The Most Beautiful Beaches in Naples, Florida

Naples is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States. Looking for a weekend beach getaway? Naples, FL, is famous for its range of beaches with calm waters and fine white “sugar” sand. In 2005, Naples was voted the best all-around beach in America by the Travel Channel.

Best Beaches in Naples FL
Best Beaches in Naples FL

Best Time To Visit Naples FL

The most ideal time to visit Naples is during the Spring season, where you can enjoy many activities.

  • The best months to visit Naples is between March and May. Average temperatures are between the 70s – 80s, which is ideal weather for going to the beach, golfing, and other outdoor activities.
  • June to September is considered the rainy season, don’t forget to bring an umbrella, especially when you go out in the afternoon.
  • The fall season starts from October till November. A bit short, but it’s a great time for a family getaway. Expect cheaper rates for hotels and other accommodation types since this is the season where the state experience occasional rainstorms.
  • The Winter season is from December to February, and its also the peak season. Naples offers a warm winter where you can still play outdoor activities and relax without rain and snow. Since its peak season, expect full packed restaurants and more expensive hotel rates.

Some of the most popular Naples area beaches include Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, Clam Pass Beach Park, Naples Municipal Beach & Fishing Pier (Naples Pier), Vanderbilt Beach, North Gulfshore Boulevard Beach, Seagate Beach, and Lowdermilk Beach Park. Read on and choose the best beach for your next weekend vacation.

VANDERBILT BEACH

Umbrellas and chairs on Vanderbilt Beach photo via Depositphotos
Umbrellas and chairs on Vanderbilt Beach photo via Depositphotos

In North Naples, Vanderbilt Beach is recommended for beach-lovers that are looking for an affordable little bar hopping and for easy grabbing of food. In early mornings, beach-goers can enjoy hanging on the beach, do some hunting for seashells, and bird watching. At night, the beach gets a little crowded as people gather for watching the sunset, bar hopping, and dining reservations.

LOWDERMILK PARK

Clear blue sky over Lowdermilk Beach images via Depositphotos
Clear blue sky over Lowdermilk Beach images via Depositphotos

Lowdermilk Park in Old Naples is the best beach for families with children. The park facilities have a gazebo for rent for beach-goers to enjoy having picnics, a duck pond, playgrounds, and a concession stand for renting kayaks and stand-up paddleboards. The park also offers sand volleyball courts, restrooms and showers, handicap access and beach wheelchair, and food stalls. Beach-lovers can spend the weekend here and enjoy the calm and safe sea.

NAPLES MUNICIPAL BEACH AND PIER

Evening light on the fishing pier in Naples, Florida images via Depositphotos
Evening light on the fishing pier in Naples, Florida images via Depositphotos

The Naples Fishing Pier is open daily and all-time to provide the perfect spot for lovers, strollers, and fishermen. People can bring their own rod to try fishing off the pier or just enjoy the beach’s relaxing lull. Many visitors come to walk the famous long Pier and then go on their way to shopping or dinner reservations.

DELNOR-WIGGINS PASS STATE PARK

White sand beach of Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park images via Depositphotos
White sand beach of Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park images via Depositphotos

This is one of Naples’ most naturally preserved beaches. The sandy shore at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park is perfect for tourists who don’t like high rises and development along the beach. The park has a nature trail that leads to a small observation tower for a beautiful view over the beach’s north end. The park offers picnic areas with grills, restrooms, and showers.

CLAM PASS BEACH PARK

Clam Pass Park Beach
Clam Pass Park Beach

Clam Pass is popularly distinct for its mile-long boardwalk running out to the beach through the mangrove forest. Reach it by walking a three-quarter-mile boardwalk, or make the trip on the free shuttle from the beach’s parking lot. Clam Pass offers beautiful white sand beaches, great shelling, and calm water. The facility has picnic areas, a snack bar, public restrooms, and outdoor showers.

KEEWAYDIN ISLAND BEACH

Keewaydin Island Beach Vacation Photo via FB Page
Keewaydin Island Beach Vacation Photo via FB Page

Keewaydin Island is located between Naples and Marco Island and is only accessible by boat. Beach-lovers visits the island to enjoy its pristine and non-commercialized location. Food and beverages are available for purchase from a pontoon boat on the nearshore

LOVER’S KEY STATE PARK

Lovers Key State Park by April Black Williams via Facebook Page
Lovers Key State Park by April Black Williams via Facebook Page

Lover’s Key state park is one of the best beaches for pet lovers. More commonly known as Dog Beach, is located at the southern end of Lover’s Key. This is the perfect spot to let your dog run free in the shallow waters and sandy shoreline and new furry friends. The place is also excellent for spotting wildlife through the Black Island Trail and Eagle Trail.

MARCO ISLAND BEACHES

Tigertail Beach, Marco Island

Tigertail beach park, Marco Island, Florida photo via FB Page
Tigertail beach park, Marco Island, Florida photo via FB Page

Marco Island is located 30 miles south of Naples. Those who prefer a quiet and natural beach experience will most likely choose the northern section of this place to find the Tiger Tail Beach Park. Tiger Tail Beach is one of the popular beaches in Naples for families with young children. It offers a very shallow and placid area with little to no waves and is perfect for toddlers.

Those who prefer a busy beach with plenty of activity and a fun vibe, then head to the southern section of the Island. Beach lovers can enjoy outdoor and water activities like volleyball games, stand up paddle-boards, frisbee, and many more.

Searching for the best hotels, resorts, and affordable flights in the nearby Cities? Check out our list of best Naples Florida hotels and resorts via Agoda, or you may also see available Airbnb properties in the city.

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