Paradise Coast Beach Conditions

Naples Beach Renourishment Project Brings Over 55,000 Cubic Yards of Sand

Over 55,000 cubic yards of sand, delivered by trucks, will be placed on Naples beaches impacted by Tropical Storm Debbie which came through in June 2012. The project begins November 12, 2014 and is expected to be completed by December 20, 2014. No work will occur over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend November 27-30. The project will operate six days per week, Monday through Saturday, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The sand will be placed on various sections of Naples Beach south of Doctors Pass (Mooring Line Drive). The sand will be unloaded at Lowdermilk Park, 3rd Avenue North and 17th Avenue South. 

Top Ranked Beaches

Marco Island is the #1 Island in the U.S. and #4 in the world in the 2014 TripAdvisor Readers’ Choice Islands Awards! The rankings are based on the quality and quantity of positive reader reviews.  Come for a visit and see why so many people have enjoyed their stays on Marco Island!

Marco Island is also named one of the “100 Places That Will Change Your Child's” Life in the National Geographic Book by the same name. Learn about the amazing Dolphin Explorer trip and enjoy the wonderful beach resorts in this new book by National Geographic Traveler editor-in-chief Keith Bellows.

"Dr. Beach" ranked Barefoot Beach in north Naples as the #2 best beach in the USA for 2014, and the beach at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park as the #10 best beach in his latest list of Top Ten USA Beaches. That's TWO beaches in the north Naples area in the national Top Ten! Be sure to visit one or both of these beautiful beaches on your next visit. Watch a video about them on our Video page.   

The Travel Channel named Naples America’s Best All-Around Beach in 2005.  

Did you know that Keewaydin Island, an eight-mile-long barrier island beach between Naples and Marco Island, was named one of the Top Ten Secret Beaches of the South by Southern Living magazine? It's definitely worth a visit, but is only accessible by boat. Rent one, hire a captain or take one of the area sightseeing cruises that includes a stop on these beautiful white sands.


See For Yourself!

The coast is clear. View the live web cams to see how things look on Naples and Marco Island beaches.

Check the weather on Collier County's Online Weather Center page and see a live view of the bay at Isles of Capri near Marco Island. Insider tip: This is a great kayaking spot!

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