Capitalizing on the exquisite natural beauty of the area, Marco Island definitely comes out on top when it comes to some of Florida’s best beaches. In fact, the area was just named on a new list of “The 7 Best Beaches in Florida”.
That’s according to TheStreet, a business and investment website. TheStreet easily puts Marco Island on its list of Florida’s top beaches, noted as a “sunset-lover’s dream come true”.
Just a short drive over the bridge from nearby Naples, Marco Island is the perfect place to watch the sun go down over the Gulf, or to peacefully watch dolphins swim by. Relatively quiet and low-key, Marco Island is a more family-friendly destination for those in search of a more peaceful experience on the sand and in the water. It’s the
With some amazing homes and spectacular views, it’s possible to live right on the water at Royal Harbor in Naples. This allows for direct access to the bay and on to the Gulf. While the neighborhood offers some homes on Naples Bay, others sit on deep-water, gulf-access canals, a key advantage for those in search of a true boating lifestyle in Southwest Florida.
The easy water access makes it simple to just walk out the door and get in your own private boat, with no bridges leading on to the Gulf. In addition, several homes in Royal Harbor include the added luxury of private swimming pools and outdoor living space, further capitalizing on the highly desirable, waterside views.
Around 400 homes grace the community on Royal Harbor, coming in a
If you’re looking for fine dining on Venetian Bay, you’ll find plenty of choices available in waterfront dining. From steak and pasta to fresh seafood, it’s all served up at some of the most beloved dining spots within The Village Shops on Venetian Bay in the Park Shore neighborhood.
Bayside Seafood Grille & Bar
At home in the area for nearly 20-years, Bayside Seafood Grille & Bar presents an array of options. From its private dining room to views of the bay from its covered upper deck, the location is famed for its location and its delectable seafood.
Yet another option for seafood lovers is appropriately named Fish. The restaurant sits on the village’s north end, perfect for watching passing boats and dolphins, as well as dining
When it comes to the best places in the nation to spend your golden years, Naples is tops. The city was just named the very best place in the country to retire, as designated by Livability.com.
Researchers looked at more than 2,000 cities across the US, and then ranked them based on everything from safety and quality to affordability, the risk of natural disasters, property taxes and accessibility to nursing homes and health care. Analysts also looked at each city’s overall economy, air quality and crime rate.
In particular, Naples reportedly scored extremely well in outdoor recreation, community engagement and the percentage of area residents older than 65. Slightly more than half of all residents fit into this category.
If you’re looking for a great place to spend Christmas on the beach, you’ll want to take a second look at Naples. The city was just named one of “America’s 10 Best Beach Towns for Christmas”, as designated by Coastal Living.
The publication gives Naples high marks for it’s shopping and its window displays, especially those in the areas of Fifth Avenue South and Third Street South. Third Street South is the place to go in November with the annual tree lighting and festival. The event ushers in Santa’s arrival along with live entertainment, some tasty treats and plenty of holiday fun.
Meanwhile, a parade winds through Downtown Naples with the annual Naples Christmas Parade. This evening event is filled with floats, bands, dancers and a special
Some major improvements are coming to Quail Creek, where crews are set to soon start working on a massive renovation project. Those updates including demolishing the country club’s fitness, tennis and golf buildings as well as the cart barn.
When demolition is complete workers will then replace those structures with a large sports center and spa, with room for tennis and golf plus fitness and more. The existing swimming pool will stay on-site.
Updates to the tennis facility mean ten new courts as well as an exhibition court and a number of pickleball courts. In addition, the club plans to add in a croquet court and several bocce ball courts. The clubhouse is also due for updates, including renovations to the entrance, to a locker room and some
With hundreds of new homes sold every year since it’s beginning, Ave Maria just surpassed the prestigious 2,000 home mark. Developers of the town say that puts them extremely close to the highly anticipated 2,500 home mark, a designation they say is vitally important to supporting the master-planned town’s future.
While about 200 homes have already been sold this year alone, reports also suggest about one-third of available commercial space is currently leased, setting the stage for a new phase of growth in Ave Maria. The 4,000-acre town is currently under construction in Collier County, with plans to eventually bring in thousands of homes, recreation, plus shopping and dining, all centered by Ave Maria University.
With the exclusivity of bundled TPC golfing, Treviso Bay presents unmatched luxury in South Naples. Select homes within this resort and golf course community include the advantage of a Tour Professional Course experience, with TPC bundled golf providing a rare opportunity for some new Treviso Bay buyers.
Along with its challenging golf course, the gated community also offers up a massive clubhouse filled with various options in recreation and for social involvement. Along with a lagoon-style swimming pool and a heated lap pool, the property additionally features lighted Har-Tru courts at its tennis center and a stocked pro shop.
There’s also a rec center with space for bocce ball courts, handball, a health club, plus a full-service spa. In
One of Southwest Florida’s most prestigious communities just picked up another big honor, this time the coveted Sand Dollar Award from the Collier Building Industry Association. The CBIA just named Quail West Community of the Year-- Over $1 million.
Quail West boasts a massive clubhouse, recently renovated and expanded to include even more offerings. The latest expansion brings about a new two-story fitness and wellness center with exercise equipment, cardio and spinning classes, plus room for Pilates and yoga.
In addition, the Naples club also now offers an enhanced lobby, a larger indoor and outdoor seating area, a Market Café and a new golf pro shop. This is in addition to the property’s solarium-style swimming pool and room for both formal
Consisting of two connected high-rise buildings, Lausanne allows for the luxury of a beachfront lifestyle in the Moorings. Set between the Gulf and Venetian Bay, the twin towers of this Naples property contain a total of 180 condominium units, with light-filled interiors and upscale features throughout.
Options for condo buyers include between two- to four-bedrooms, and around 1,500 square feet to an impressive 3,300 square feet of living space. Although first constructed in 1980, the upscale property has been recently updated, including a remodeled party room and other more modern additions.
As well, the building lobbies are also updated, along with the elevators. In addition, prospective buyers will find that some of the private units have