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Beautiful surroundings, warm sands and spectacular sunsets abound along the Paradise Coast’s beaches from Barefoot Beach to Naples, and to Marco Island. You will also find numerous beach parks that range from those with full facilities to simple access points for long walks on deserted sands. No matter where you choose to lose your shoes and dip your toes in the sand, there are plenty of beaches to suit your personal style.

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    Skimboarding at sunset

    A skimboarder hits the surf at sunset.

  • Beaches with Natural Beauty
    Visit one of the pristine beaches on Florida's Paradise Coast and you'll relax and play on powdery, sugar-white sands framed by inviting turquoise and blue waters. Whether it's a long walk... Read More >
    Beaches by Interest
    All Florida beaches are the same, right? No, not in Naples, Marco Island or the Everglades, where the beaches have won many prestigious awards, including being named to TripAdvisor.com's 2011 Trav... Read More >
    Five More Reasons to Hit the Beach
    If you live in Florida, like I do, you sometimes let ordinary, everyday life get in the way of enjoying Florida's star attraction – the beach. No matter how many times I go, it never seems t... Read More >
    Hike or Paddle the Paradise Coast to See Tropical Wildlife
    Tropical forests, estuaries, barrier islands, dolphins, Florida panthers and more than 200 species of birds are just a few of the many fascinating creatures you can see on the Paradise Coast. With mor... Read More >
    Shelling on Florida's Paradise Coast
    Bring back more than a tan from your beach vacation on Florida's Paradise Coast. Join a shelling excursion and your souvenirs can include starfish and fighting conch shells. The southwestern part ... Read More >
  • Adventures in Paradise - Stand-Up Paddleboarding in Naples
    JoNell Modys from the CVB and members of the Sports Council of Collier County are introduced to the growing sport of stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) in Naples.
    Adventures in Paradise - Stand-Up Paddleboarding in Naples
    JoNell Modys from the CVB and members of the Sports Council of Collier County are introduced to the growing sport of stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) in Naples. - 2:43 Play
    Adventures in Paradise - Stand-Up Paddleboarding in Naples
    JoNell Modys from the CVB and members of the Sports Council of Collier County are introduced to the growing sport of stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) in Naples.
    Paradise Coast, Florida - Beach Pleasures
    With more than 30 miles of sweeping white-sand beaches, it's easy to find your own secluded stretch of paradise here in Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades. - 0:17 Play
    Paradise Coast, Florida - Beach Pleasures
    With more than 30 miles of sweeping white-sand beaches, it's easy to find your own secluded stretch of paradise here in Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades.
    Paradise Coast, Florida - Island Hopping
    The Paradise Coast is a beach lover's and boater's paradise with the famed Ten Thousand Islands and miles of pristine beaches. It's easy to find your own secluded stretch of paradise here to relax, re... - 0:16 Play
    Paradise Coast, Florida - Island Hopping
    The Paradise Coast is a beach lover's and boater's paradise with the famed Ten Thousand Islands and miles of pristine beaches. It's easy to find your own secluded stretch of paradise here to relax, reconnect and experience the beauty of untouched nature.
    Adventures in Paradise - Cabana Dan Welcomes You to Vanderbilt Beach
    Cabana Dan serves up umbrellas, ice cream, smiles and friendly service every day at Vanderbilt Beach. Watch this Adventures in Paradise episode for a peek at his "office," and find out what people are... - 1:53 Play
    Adventures in Paradise - Cabana Dan Welcomes You to Vanderbilt Beach
    Cabana Dan serves up umbrellas, ice cream, smiles and friendly service every day at Vanderbilt Beach. Watch this Adventures in Paradise episode for a peek at his "office," and find out what people are doing at the beach!
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