Naples is a stylish community known for its sophisticated downtown, white-sand beaches and top-rated golf courses. Other highlights include fishing, boating, water sports, arts and culture and spectacular sunsets.
The main metropolitan area on Florida's Paradise Coast, Naples provides rich amenities while retaining an exclusive, intimate, small-town feel. For a city its size, it offers an impressive selection of restaurants, golf courses, shops and cultural attractions. Visitors stroll the tropically landscaped streets and avenues downtown, dotted with sidewalk cafes, boutiques and art galleries. Just a few steps away are the lovely sands of Naples Beach and the iconic Naples Pier, perfect for watching colorful sunsets over the Gulf.
The actual city limits of Naples is small, but much of the metropolitan area within the northern and eastern sections of Collier County has the Naples address.
Signature events taking place in Naples include the Naples National Art Festival (February), world-famous Swamp Buggy Races (November, January, March), Naples Craft Beer Fest (March), Great Dock Canoe Race (May), Sizzle Southwest Florida Restaurant Weeks (June and December), Naples International Film Festival (October/November), Stone Crab Festival (October), Naples Bay Christmas Boat Parade (December), and many more. Check the destination events page for many more fun events and things to do.
Population (2016): 21,845
Per capita income (2016): $89,862
Median household income (2016): $84,830
Median home value (2016): $770,000