Southwest Florida, including Naples, Estero, Bonita Springs, Marco Island and Ft. Myers, is considered to be one of the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan areas. Collier County, encompassing Naples, Marco Island, and the western part of the Everglades, is Florida’s largest county. This region, commonly known as The Paradise Coast, and Florida’s Last Paradise, boasts beautiful sandy beaches, world class shopping, fine dining, luxurious resorts, and championship golf courses.
AMENITIES AND LIFESTYLE
Beaches | Golfing | Outdoor Activities | Shopping | Dining | Pickleball | Boating
Beaches in Southwest Florida
The beaches of southwest Florida span for 30 miles, from Ft. Myers to Naples. These beaches offer unsurpassed sunsets, soft, white sand, and gorgeous Gulf views. The popularity of southwest Florida can probably be attributed to these serene and unique sites.Naples’ beaches include: Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park, Clam Pass Beach Park, Delnor Wiggins Pass State Recreation Area, Lowdermilk Beach Park, North Gulfshore Boulevard Beach, Naples Pier, and Vanderbilt Beach.
Golfing in Southwest Florida
Outdoor Activities in Southwest Florida
Shopping in Southwest Florida
Pickleball in Southwest Florida
Naples has become known as the Pickleball Capital of the World, having hosted the US Open Pickleball Championship for years. This popular sport has continued to grow, attracting more players and fans to Southwest Florida.
Naples continues to top the charts, having earned numerous prestigious rankings including:
US News’ Best Places to Live: #7
US News’ Best Places to Retire: #2
US News’ Best Places to Live in Florida: #1
US News’ Safest Places to Live: #2
US News’ Best Places to Live for Quality of Life #3
US News’ Fastest Growing Places: #4
Gallup-Sharecare National Health and Well-Being (Health and Happiness): #1
WalletHub’s Best Small Cities: #1
WalletHub’s Bests Beach Town to Live In: #1
Travel & Leisure Magazine’s Best Beach Town to Live In in the US: #1