Businesses, health experts and local governments are working together to ensure your health and safety while visiting Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades. Below, you’ll find trusted, up-to-date information about area attractions, hotels, restaurants and more, including details about the vigorous standards being used to protect you. The destination is operating under guidance provided by the State of Florida and Collier County, Florida, and we encourage all residents and visitors follow CDC travel recommendations. Please note that masks are no longer mandated by Collier County Executive Order , yet we encourage everyone to take appropriate precautions. Businesses across Florida’s Paradise Coast have taken the Paradise Pledge as their commitment to make your health their No. 1 priority, by exceeding cleaning and sanitizing protocols, conducting staff wellness checks and more. The state of Florida has now entered Phase 3 of reopening, which allows businesses the option to operate up to full capacity, at the determination of each location.
While things may look a little different for us all, rest assured that businesses across the area are indeed open and committed to your health and safety. Here's more info about visitor health and safety on Florida's Paradise Coast.
Vaccinations & Florida Travel
Am I able to receive the Vaccine while on vacation in Florida? No! The State of Florida has directed the administration of the Covid-19 vaccine be strictly limited to Florida residents able to provide proof of residence. Visit the Florida Covid-19 Response website for more information. Please be suspicious of individuals or organizations promoting travel arrangements suggesting visitors are eligible.
Currently, Florida does not require proof of vaccination for visitors.
Our white-sand beaches are open to the public, including amenities like bathrooms, showers and concessions.
Area attractions are open and adhering to the State of Florida and Collier County guidelines pertaining to the wearing of masks and social distancing. Learn more about our open attractions and how to explore them safely.
Outdoor Sports & Recreation
Collier County public parks and trails are open, providing excellent opportunities to have fun and enjoy the Paradise Coast’s great weather. Additionally, state parks and national in Florida are open, including local state parks such as Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, and Everglades National Park. Paradise Coast Sports Complex, North Collier Regional Parks and all Collier County Parks and Recreation facilities are open. Local golf courses are open, yet you are encouraged to check with your favorite course for their current hours of operation and any enhanced protocols in place.
Despite the county no longer mandating masks, individual business establishments may continue to establish their own COVID-19 protocols for the health and safety of their customers and employees. We encourage visitors to respect and oblige these posted requests. Learn more about shopping on Florida's Paradise Coast.
Restaurants & Nightlife
Restaurants, bars, cafes, pubs and clubs across the state of Florida, including Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades, are allowed to operate at full capacity, though some may choose to limit their capacity.
Accommodations for every budget are open Florida’s Paradise Coast and keeping your health and safety top of mind with robust cleanliness procedures that go above and beyond current CDC guidelines. Enhanced health and safety protocols being employed by Paradise Coast hoteliers include the following initiatives and programs:
- Airbnb (Vacation Rentals): Enhanced Cleaning Initiative
- Best Western: We Care Clean
- Hilton Worldwide (including, Hilton Garden Inn, DoubleTree, Hampton, Home2 Suites and more): Hilton CleanStay With Lysol Protection and Hilton EventReady
- Hyatt House: Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment
- IHG (including Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Staybridge Suites and more): IHG Clean Promise
- Marriott International (including JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, SpringHill Suites, Courtyard, Residence Inn, TownePlace Suites and more): Connect with Confidence & Commitment to Clean
- Red Roof: Red Roof RediClean
- VRBO (Vacation Rentals): Enhanced Cleaning and Disinfection of Vacation Rentals
- Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (Hawthorn Suites, La Quinta Inn & Suites): Count on Us Health & Safety Protocols
All modes of transportation are open in Collier County and throughout Florida, including air travel at Southwest Florida International Airport and Naples Airport, rental cars, taxis, ride-share services, buses and trolleys. Please note that effective Jan. 26, 2021, all air travelers over two years old entering the U.S. are required to produce a negative COVID-19 test up to three days prior to admittance. Get complete details from the CDC.
Public-transportation provider Collier Area Transit (CAT) and offering touch-free fare cards for your safety and convenience.
For additional operational information from transportation providers, including details about enhanced cleaning and safety measures, reference the links below:
All Florida highways are open, and toll transponders such as E-Pass and SunPass are being accepted.