Naples and Bonita Springs have some of the most beautiful, unspoiled beaches in all of Florida. It’s one of the reasons why people visit from all over the world. The white sands and the aquamarine, warm waters are truly breathtaking. There is something to do for everyone in the family like swimming, kayaking, shelling, kiteboarding, windsurfing and dolphin watching.
Bonita Beach Park – This beach front park is on the northern tip of Bonita Beach. It offers a variety of amenities such as restrooms, shelters with tables and grills, a playground, and a sand volleyball court.
Little Hickory Island Beach Park – A white-sand beach combined with a feeling of seclusion is the main attraction at this beachfront park. Surf fishing is a favorite pastime for visitors. The beach is wide and clean and offers restrooms, picnic tables and showers.
Naples Municipal Beach – There is plenty metered parking in the lot on 12th Avenue South. The beach provides picnic tables and showers.
Vanderbilt Beach Park – The beach public access to the Gulf of Mexico, white sands wispy with sea oats, abundant shells and birding. It’s a perfect spot for families as it includes concessions, restrooms and showers, expanded parking, handicap access and close proximity to shops and restaurants of north Naples.
Barefoot Beach – Barefoot Beach Preserve is 342 acres of natural land, one of the last undeveloped barrier islands on Florida’s southwest coast. Explore on your own or inquire about ranger-led programs to learn of the flora and fauna that characterize the barrier island, from the gumbo-limbo tree to the gopher tortoise.
Clam Pass Park – Clam Pass boasts 35 acres of coastal habitat and preserves that habitat by providing beach access from a three-quarter-mile boardwalk to the sandy beach.
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park – One of the most popular seaside destinations in Naples, the mile-long stretch of white sugar sand has been rated one of the best beaches in the nation.I t’s equally celebrated for its mangrove forest and tidal pools that support a variety of marine life, including loggerhead sea turtles.
What is your favorite beach in Naples or Bonita Springs?