Florida is famous for its beaches and sunsets. Here are our picks for the top 6 best beaches in Southwest Florida:
Bonita Beach provides visitors with a quiet atmosphere. There are 10 beach access points located along three miles of Hickory Blvd. with facilities at the main park. Pavilions, restrooms, grills, and showers are available.
Separated from the mainland by mangrove swamps and tidal creeks, this recreation area is a narrow barrier island. It has a pristine 300-foot beach where you can swim and sun. Take a hike around the nature trail and stop at the observation tower to take in the scenery.
Located at the end of Vanderbilt Beach Road, this five-acre park encompasses some of the best beaches in Naples, Florida, and a tropical coastal hammock. Bird watching and shelling are perfect activities along Vanderbilt beach. The park offers showers and restrooms.
Lowdermilk Park is a hot spot for visitors and local alike. The beach park features 1,000 feet of beachfront, plenty of picnic tables for a lunch with family and friends, a playground for the kids, volleyball court, and a duck pond. At the end of the day it’s an ideal place for you to watch the sunset.
Access this vibrant, bustling beach with emerald-green waters and white sands at 12th Ave South and Gulf Shore Blvd., located just south of downtown. The Naples Pier stretches deep into the Gulf, so it’s a favorite spot for local fishermen. And since you don’t need a license to fish from the pier, you might give it a try. The pier features a small concession stand. Make sure you stay to watch the sunset.
This 31-acre beach is one of the most popular spots on Marco Island and one of the best beaches in the Naples area. It’s the perfect spot to experience nature at its finest, and there are so many things to do on this stretch of Marco Island. The tidal pools are filled with fish and sea life, and what was once an offshore sandbar is now Sand Dollar Island, a tiny barrier island. Swim out and search for treasures or take in some great bird watching. Tigertail features boardwalks, a bathhouse, showers, restrooms, a playground, small concession, and rental stand.