Beaches

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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    Boating with the family

    A multigenerational family takes a boating trip to one of the many islands off Florida's Paradise Coast.

  • Top Beaches in Naples & Marco Island, Florida
    Naples and Marco Island beaches have climbed to the top of countless "top beaches" lists and won many prestigious awards, ranking consecutively on Dr. Beach’s list of the top 10 best b... Read More >
    Shelling on Naples & Marco Island Beaches
    Bring back more than a tan from your beach vacation on Florida's Paradise Coast. Join a shelling excursion and your souvenirs could include starfish, sand dollars and fighting conch shells. Florid... Read More >
    Florida Fishing License Information
    If you are visiting Naples, Marco Island or the Everglades City area, you will most likely need to obtain a Florida saltwater or freshwater fishing license, depending on what type of fishing you are i... Read More >
    Fishing and Boating Tips
    With such a vast system of estuaries, bays, creeks, flats, near-shore and offshore waters, and freshwater lakes and canals, it's knowing where to cast your line that can make all the difference. W... Read More >
    See for yourself the beauty of Florida’s Paradise Coast live on area webcams.
    Click on the webcam links to view beaches, rivers and other great spaces. Hamilton Harbor Yacht Club  LaPlaya Beach Webcam                Laplaya Gulf Lawn... Read More >
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    Make your own priceless memories when you visit Florida's Paradise Coast. Paradisecoast.com
    Florida's Paradise Coast - Sonset
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    Florida's Paradise Coast - Sonset
    Make your own priceless memories when you visit Florida's Paradise Coast. Paradisecoast.com
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    Paradise is Yours
    Let Collier Area Transit (CAT) drive you to the beach.
    Love going to the beach, but hate trying to find parking during the busy season? Let Collier Area Transit (CAT) drive you to the beach.The trolley operates from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily from now through... - 1:09 Play
    Let Collier Area Transit (CAT) drive you to the beach.
    Love going to the beach, but hate trying to find parking during the busy season? Let Collier Area Transit (CAT) drive you to the beach.The trolley operates from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily from now through Sunday, May 28, 2017. You can catch the trolley at the North Collier Regional Park Administration Building, 15000 Livingston Road, Naples, Florida 34109.The trolley runs every 60 minutes and serves Vanderbilt Beach, Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park and Conner Park. The fare to ride is $1.50 for a single ride, or you may use your CAT pass to hop on. You can use your CAT passes to ride beyond the beach and the park.Passes may be purchased at the CAT transfer facility at the Collier County Government Center, 3355 Tamiami Trail E., Naples, Florida 34112; at the CAT facility located at 8300 Radio Road, Naples, Florida 34104; or at the North Collier Government Service Center, 2335 Orange Blossom Drive, Naples, Florida 34109.
    Explore Florida's Paradise Coast
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    Explore Florida's Paradise Coast
    Explore Florida's Paradise Coast
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