Florida is well known as the Sunshine State. It remains one of the most preferred vacation destinations in the United States and a great place to invest in property. With 300 days of annual sunshine in Florida, it is a haven for those in search of that beautiful combination of sun, sand, and see that both vacationers and those who own property in the state have come to associate with the Florida lifestyle. Naples in Southwest Florida has become one of the destinations of choice for those sunseekers. It boasts world-class shopping, fabulous dining destinations, and some of the most exclusive neighborhoods in the U.S.
Those who visit or call Naples home have an option every day. Stroll down to one of the magnificent beaches or sit back and watch the sun go down of the Gulf of Mexico at one of the great beachfront bars. But it soon becomes clear that the pristine sands and crystal clear waters of the Gulf are one of the foundations that attract people to Naples.
For those who are intent of enjoying Naples a day on the beach is a delight. However, the choices are many. Here are some of the best beaches in the area for those in intent on sunbathing.
1. Vanderbilt Beach.
Long a favorite with those staying at resorts such as LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort this beach is also open to the general public. It’s great for collecting shells or just cooling off in the waters of the Gulf before taking to a towel on the powder white sands. It’s also great for families due to a large number of options for refreshment within easy reach. Public restrooms and showers complete the formula for a fantastic day out in the sun.
2. Tigertail Beach Park.
This is another beach destination that is ideal for everyone from retirees, holidaymakers, and families. It still retains a large amount of the natural charm, including a lagoon and the dunes that are now a thing of the past at the more tourist intensive beach options such as South Beach. The attractions of Tigertail Beach to families with younger children is undeniable. Playgrounds and picnic areas – and a volleyball court with sand underfoot are only a few of these amenities that can make all the difference when the family wants to take in that glorious Florida sun. Beach equipment is for hire; restrooms are available. Showers are within easy reach, and once again, refreshments are easy to come by.
3. Naples Municipal Beach.
As should be evident to any intent on sunbathing with the family amenities can make all the difference between a day filled with fun and laughter – or one that is filled to the brim with stress. One of the most valuable assets that any beach can have when there are kids involved is plenty of parking that allows easy access to the sand. Naples Municipal Beach has that in abundance. Picnic tables are also available, and those all-important concessions offer a wide variety of snacks and soft drinks for the kids. It also provides easy access to Naples pier which is a beautiful place to view the sea life that darts around the waters beneath the dock – as well as the abundant birdlife including pelicans) and the chance to see dolphins close to shore. The younger members of the party might also enjoy the favorite pastime of fishing off the pier.
In short, for sun lovers Naples is a delight. For families, the beaches in the area are the perfect setting to enjoy those quality interactions that make family life such a joy.