• MustDo.com | Naples Beach and the Naples Pier in Naples, Florida. Photo by Jennifer Brinkman.
  • MustDo.com | Best beaches in Naples, Florida. Photo by Jennifer Brinkman.
  • MustDo.com | White sand beach and the Naples Beach Pier Naples, Florida. Photo by Mary Carol Fitzgerald.
  • MustDo.com | Naples Beach sunset along the Gulf of Mexico. Naples, Florida USA. Photo by Jennifer Brinkman.
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Naples & Marco Florida Beaches

Stretching from Bonita Springs in the north to Marco Island in the south, Naples’ beaches offer locals and visitors a variety of activities and atmospheres. It is no wonder that people the world over flock to Southwest Florida’s shores.

Top Area Beaches and Parks

Visitors can enjoy water activities including jet skiing, paddle boating, shelling, or kayaking at Naples and Marco Island white-sand beaches.

Relax on secluded Barefoot Beach in Bonita Springs. Or find a treasure-trove of shells at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park and Vanderbilt Beach in Naples.

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Must Do Naples & Marco Florida Beaches

Vanderbilt Beach Park is a popular North Naples, Florida beach that has gorgeous powdery white sand and is close to area hotels, restaurants and shopping. Must Do Visitor Guides.

Vanderbilt Beach Park

Vanderbilt Beach Park is a popular North Naples beach that has gorgeous powdery white sand and is close to area hotels, restaurants and shopping. It usually has a refreshing onshore breeze to keep you cool in summer, and there are excellent birdwatching opportunities in the migratory winter months. Read our Kids Beach Scavenger Hunt or Florida Sunshine Survival Tips blog articles.  Getting to Vanderbilt Beach Vanderbilt... Read More
Fishing at Tigertale Beach, Marco Island, Florida, USA

Tigertail Beach

Top Beach for Birding and Wildlife Viewing Tigertail Beach on Marco Island offers tidal pool exploration and a variety of wildlife. Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission lists Tigertail Beach as one of the best birding sites in Southwest Florida. Species of birds you might observe include pelicans, bald eagles, falcons, osprey, Wilson's, piping and snowy plovers, least terns, roseate spoonbills, and red... Read More
Keywaydin Island is an 8-mile long barrier island located between Naples and Marco Island, Florida and is part of the pristine Rookery Bay Reserve.

Keewaydin Island

Keywaydin Island is an 8-mile long barrier island located between Naples and Marco Island, Florida and is part of the pristine Rookery Bay Reserve. Although some lots were sold off and developed in the past, the island has preserved its natural state with many mangroves, birds and native wildlife.  Keewaydin is largely undeveloped and offers miles of... Read More
The beach at Delnor-Wiggins Pass Naples, Florida. Photo credit Jennifer Brinkman. Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com

Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

Rated as one of the Best beaches in the U.S. Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park is a mile-long 166-acre park paradise for nature lovers that is separated from the mainland by tidal creeks and mangrove swamps. The park offers visitors the opportunity to swim, scuba dive, kayak or fish along more than 1 mile of unspoiled white sugar sand beach. Fishing, Boating, and Water Activities Designated... Read More
Barefoot Beach in Naples, Florida is one of the best beaches for shelling. Must Do Visitor Guides.

Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park

Barrier Island Beach Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park is the perfect beach choice for those wanting to enjoy a more natural beach environment surrounded by wildlife and greenery. Ideal for families, the beach offers safe swimming and is perfect for relaxing and enjoying the view. Fishing enthusiasts love this beach park as they can catch many different species of fish in the tidal... Read More
The Historic Naples Pier and Municipal Beach are one of the best places in Naples, Florida to view a magnificent Gulf of Mexico sunset. Must Do Visitor Guides.

Naples Municipal Beach & Fishing Pier

Historic Landmark and Ten Miles of Beach The Naples Municipal Beach & Fishing Pier is one of the most popular attractions in Naples, Florida. The newly renovated pier was built in 1888 as a freight and passenger dock, it continues to be a community landmark. The beach and the pier that extends 1,000 feet into the Gulf of Mexico is a favorite location... Read More
Lowdermilk Park on Naples Beach is a popular beachfront park with a duck pond, two children’s playgrounds, sand volleyball courts, picnic tables, concession, restrooms, and outdoor showers. Photo by Jennifer Brinkman. Must Do Visitor Guides.

Lowdermilk Park on Naples Beach

Family Fun Beach and Park Lowdermilk Park on Naples Beach is a popular beachfront park with a duck pond, two children's playgrounds, sand volleyball courts, picnic tables, concession, restrooms, and outdoor showers. There are also two gazebos that can be rented. Bring a picnic and let the kids play in the shallow water. Lowdermilk Park is easy to access for those with strollers... Read More
Clam Pass Park is a gorgeous, family-friendly beach with soft white sand, calm waters, and is one of the most popular beach access points in the Naples, Florida area. Must Do Visitor Guides.

Clam Pass Beach Park

Clam Pass Park is a gorgeous, family-friendly beach with soft white sand, calm waters, and is one of the most popular beach access points in the Naples, Florida area. Boardwalk and Nature Trail The kids will love the wooden boardwalk or tram ride through a mangrove forest to access the beach. A half-mile stroll along the Clam Pass boardwalk leading to the beach offers... Read More
Marco Island offers a terrific beach for families to go shelling, beach fishing, or to watch dolphins playing in the surf. Photo by Debi Pittman Wilkey. Must Do Visitor Guides.

South Marco Island Beach Access

Marco Island Gulf Beach Access South Marco Island Beach Access is one of two public beach access points on Marco Island – and the less busy of the two. This is a terrific beach for families to go shelling, beach fishing, or to watch dolphins playing in the surf. Kids Beach Scavenger Hunt. Florida Sunshine Survival Tips. Parking and Restrooms... Read More
Dog Beach is located just north of Naples and south of Fort Myers Beach in Bonita Springs, Florida and is the only Lee county-owned beach where pets are allowed. Must Do Visitor Guides.

Dog Beach Park

Give your dog an off the leash run at a Pet-Friendly Beach Dogs are not allowed on the beach in Collier County. However, you can head north towards Fort Myers for a day of fun at the beach with your dog. Dog Beach is located just north of Naples in Bonita Springs and is the only Lee county-owned beach where pets are allowed.... Read More
Lovers Key near Naples and Fort Myers has a stunning two–mile long sandy beach which was listed by the Travel Channel in the Top 10 Florida beaches. Photo by Mary Carol Fitzgerald. Must Do Visitor Guides.

Lovers Key State Park

Things to Do at Lovers Key State Park Lovers Keys State Park covers 712 acres and includes tidal lagoons, canals, and four barrier islands. It remains an unspoiled area for many types of birds and wildlife. Manatees, dolphins, coastal birds and even bald eagles can be seen on the islands and in the waters surrounding them. Lovers Key is the main barrier island, with... Read More
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