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Vanderbilt Beach

280 Vanderbilt Beach Rd. , Naples , 34108

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About Vanderbilt Beach

Vanderbilt Beach


In north Collier County, Vanderbilt offers soft, sugar sand and some of the clearest water along the Southwest Florida coast. Dozens of resorts, condominiums and restaurants are within walking distance of the beach. The sand is ideal for dropping the flip-flops and taking a barefoot stroll.

Pros: Beautiful beach with upscale development.
Cons: Parking is at a premium.
Likely visitors: Sunbathers and swimmers. Skimboarding is also popular.
Getting there: Head west on Vanderbilt Beach Road in Naples until the entrance to the beach.
Parking: $8 entrance fee per vehicle in garage or free for Collier County residents with a beach parking permit. There is also limited metered parking on Vanderbilt Beach Road.
Facilities: There are restrooms, showers, picnic tables and concessions.
Hours: Sunrise - sunset
Other details: There are lifeguards, a boat ramp, an observation tower and beach equipment rental.


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Comments » 5

newtonaples writes:

Great beach to watch the sunset!

williambowe writes:

Vanderbilt Beach is just the best! Check out the Turtle Club for lunch and Naples Cheesecake for desert.

jcm8228 writes:

Parking info is outdated, since parking garage is now being used. Enjoy all your data, though--you have a great web-site!

26 writes:

The comments about the parking are outdated. There is a layered parking lot since after 2006 and likely a newly improved concession stand as well. Not to mention excellent real estate opportunities in the area as shown on a comprehensive collection of investment opportunities in the area.

StanleySteamer writes:

I really didn't visit this site to see some random strangers talking about their New Year's resolution. Why does the video auto play? Shouldn't your readers have a choice whether or not to watch one of your videos?

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