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Blog posts about the Vanderbilt Beach neighborhood in Naples, Florida.

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A beachfront icon, The Naples Ritz-Carlton has been a staple of North Naples for decades. With history dating back to the mid 1980s, the upscale property overlooks the white sand beach of the Gulf of Mexico, housing a full-service spa and café, numerous restaurants and bars and several swimming pools.

It’s not only the amenities of this five-star hotel but also the location that makes the property so desirable. Found in North Naples off Vanderbilt Beach Road, the resort is just steps from the sand and surf of the Gulf.

In fact, the resort sits on a full three miles of beachfront property, with room for paddle boarding, kayaking, parasailing and more. Local fishing and sailing is also available to guests.

In addition, the resort offers the

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Image courtesy of LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort

While beachside dining may conjure up images of picnics and sunset cocktails, Vanderbilt Beach enjoys a number of fine dining establishments, with upscale menus sure to tempt your taste buds, and exquisite scenery to match.

Turtle Club

One of those locations is The Turtle Club, set upon grounds belonging to the Vanderbilt Beach Resort, the first hotel to grace the beach back in the early 1950s. With a relaxed, Olde Florida-style vibe, the restaurant infuses modern dining selections with exceptional service and fine wines.

The gracious beachside setting of the restaurant makes it easy to enjoy everything from fresh seafood to tenderloin, soups and salads to lunchtime sandwiches. Open every day of the week

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naples sunset at delnor-wiggins pass state park

With space for snorkeling, sunbathing, wildlife watching and fishing, Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park emerges as a natural gem of Southwest Florida. This unique destination serves up one of the most naturally beautiful beaches on the planet, complimented by plentiful outdoor recreation at every turn.

With prime space for fishing designated on the northern side of the park, boaters will also delight launching into Turkey Bay, then on to the Gulf. There’s also an observation deck on the northern side of the park.

A big draw, however, is the mile-long beach with its powdery white sand and clear water. You’re sure to find numerous sea stars and shells here, surrounded by a stunning setting.

When you’re ready for a break from the sun, you’ll also find some

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one naples - vanderbilt beach

A new high-rise could be coming to Vanderbilt Beach, this one proposing to develop 300 upscale condos at the northeast corner of Gulf Shore Drive and Vanderbilt Beach Road. Currently, plans call for taking down some current buildings at the site, constructed in the 1970s and 1980s, and replacing them with One Naples.

A project of Stock Development, One Naples calls for three condo developments, including an 18-story, residential high-rise topping three parking levels. The larger plan also includes the design of low-rise condos and some five-story condos overlooking Vanderbilt Lagoon.

This in addition to dozens of private marina slips on Vanderbilt Lagoon plus retail space. The project also calls for some public parking spaces along Gulf Shore Boulevard

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baker-carroll point at vanderbilt beach

With its own marina and four condo complexes, Baker-Carroll Point provides an ideal location for living in North Naples, tucked away between the beauty of Vanderbilt Channel and nearby Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park. The scenic setting not only offers up direct boating access to the Gulf via Wiggins Pass but also an easy walk to area beaches and spectacular sunset views.

In all, the four developments of Baker-Carroll Point provide your choice of 640 condo units on the peninsula, with many priced from the low $200,000s to some homes in the $800,000s. The three mid-rise buildings of Vanderbilt Towers total 264 of those units, with various options in efficiency, one-, two-, and three- bedroom designs. The property additionally offers residents access to a

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Aqua condos for sale

More and more sales contracts are being generated as new residents sign on to the final homes within popular Aqua at Pelican Isle. The recently finished Aqua Tower II offers luxury condos priced mostly from around $2 million to upwards of $2.5 million, with the majority of the remaining residences located on floors three and four.

As well, a 6,500 square foot penthouse suite was last listed on the market for more than $4.8 million. It offers four-bedrooms, 4.5 baths, a dining room, family room, master study and grand salon. As well, it also includes upwards of 3,000 square feet of outdoor living space, with a sunset terrace running along the home’s entire west side.

Ranging in size from around 3,900 square feet to some of nearly 4,200 square feet in

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aqua II condos naples

The highly anticipated Aqua II tower is now complete, rising to new heights of luxury at Pelican Isle. The new tower sits right next door to the Pelican Isle Yacht Club, surrounded by extravagant features at every turn.

Priced mostly from around $2 million to $2.5 million for a sprawling unit ranging from 3,900 to 4,200 square feet, the homes come complete with three- to four-bedrooms and 3.5-baths. In addition, some offer a den, while all include such high-end features as gourmet kitchens, complete with top-of-the-line appliances, spacious master suites and generously appointed baths.

As well, the homes additionally include abundant storage space and the enviable option of both an open-air sunrise and a screened-in sunset terrace, providing sensational

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Gulf Breeze at Vanderbilt

With luxurious amenities, spectacular views and enviable beach access, Gulf Breeze at Vanderbilt supplies some of the best options in upscale condo living in all of Southwest Florida. This amazing waterfront development actually consists of two high-rise buildings, each standing eleven stories tall.

Overlooking the bay at Baker Carroll Point and the beach, the 132 condos of Gulf Breeze at Vanderbilt put new residents within easy access of fishing, boating and all of the possibilities of living just steps from the beach. These waterfront condos also offer access to private boat docks on the bay, with a short stroll all it takes to reach the marina and jump aboard for direct Gulf access.

The direct beach access and a swimming pool, meanwhile, provide

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Aqua II at Pelican Isle

One of the hottest new luxury developments in Naples has already hit a major milestone. Aqua Tower II at Pelican Isle is now more than 60-percent pre-sold, soon to join the equally coveted location of the development’s first tower, which has been completely sold for some time.  The new eleven-story tower includes a total of 32 condo units and penthouses, priced from $1.9 million, with some of the largest and most luxurious units topping $4.9 million.

Right on the waterfront, the three- and four-bedroom condos offer an array of luxurious features and top-notch amenities. From the resort style swimming pool and fully equipped fitness center to the rooftop terrace and sky lounge, Aqua Tower II leaves residents with an array of exclusive choices. As

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connors vanderbilt beach

Connors Vanderbilt Beach Estates in Naples brings the old Florida lifestyle to this luxury waterfront community.  Many residents have boat slips and boat lifts providing direct access to the beautiful waters of the famed Gulf of Mexico via Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park.  Single-family homes are located in a charming mix of bay front, canal, and beachfront properties, in addition to a neighborhood with low-rise, mid-rise, and upscale high-rise residential condominiums overlooking Vanderbilt Lagoon with direct access to the Gulf of Mexico.  Connors Vanderbilt Beach Estates is within walking distance of both Vanderbilt Beach and Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park.

In this premier location, residents can easily hop on their boat for cruising or fishing. 

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