Exclusive and luxurious, this elegant community offers a family-friendly atmosphere and picture-perfect waterfront views
Just outside the vibrant and historic Old Naples neighborhood and along the shores of the Gulf Coast lies one of Naples’ most exclusive and desirable communities. Aqualane Shores is a picturesque tree-lined community filled with exquisite waterfront mansions and grand estate homes, attracting some of Florida’s most successful residents.
Originally one of the first sections of Naples to begin development in the 1940s, the area quickly became one of the most desirable locations in the city. Today, many of the original homes have been replaced with brand new, luxurious estates, finished with high-end touches and beautiful amenities befitting the glamorous and upscale living associated with Naples.
What to Love
Beautiful waterfront estates
Friendly and welcoming community
Pristine property management
A landmark of Naples, Aqualane Shores offers elegance, privacy, and incredible amenities befitting such an upscale neighborhood. These fabulous advantages have attracted young professionals, successful entrepreneurs, artists, innovators, and influencers from around the state. Such wealthy residents have kept this community one of the most affluent in the area, with the average annual household income reaching over three times the national average. Homes in this exclusive community are also among the most expensive in Florida, with properties valuing anywhere between $6 million and $18 million or higher.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Residents are accustomed to a high-end lifestyle, and the restaurants in the surrounding areas reflect these expectations. Numerous award-winning eateries and trendy dining destinations can be found throughout. Members of the nearby Naples Yacht Club can also enjoy the various fine-dining options within the club, which are, unarguably, some of the best around.
Campiello is one of the most popular places in town. Their innovative approach to modern Italian cuisine has made them the talk of the town, and with dishes like garganelli pasta with roasted chicken and prosciutto, campiello meatballs with marinara, and sauteed snapper piccata, it’s easy to understand why. Of course, Third Street South is a beloved shopping and dining destination with numerous exquisite boutiques and shops and several exceptional restaurants, including D'Amicos The Continental, Sea Salt, and Ridgeway Bar and Grill.
Residents looking for a unique and avant-garde shopping experience head over to Tin City. This old fishing village has been converted into a one-of-a-kind shopping center that offers rare and exciting finds, delectable baked goods, and a variety of adventures that visitors are sure to love.
On the opposite end of the spectrum is Marissa Collections. This luxury, high-end couture fashion boutique has all the latest trends and up-and-coming styles, ensuring that their clients look their best at every outing.
Things to Do
Another advantage for those living in Aqualane Shores is the plethora of entertainment opportunities, recreational activities, and year-round events for residents to enjoy right in town. Naples Pier is just a short drive outside of Aqualane Shores and is a fantastic place to enjoy an afternoon stroll taking in the beautiful ocean around you. The area is especially popular at sunrise and sunset when the views are simply jaw-dropping. This is also one of the most popular places to watch the annual 4th of July Fireworks, the perfect ending to a fantastic Independence Day.
Cambier Park is a beautiful public green space offering pristine walkways, picturesque gardens, a variety of sport courts, and a wonderful bandstand that hosts concerts and events year-round.
Third Street South Farmer's Market plays a central role in the lives of Aqualane Shores residents, with many venturing out to this exceptional market every Saturday morning to find the freshest local produce, delicious artisanal goods, and fantastic crafts directly from producers.
The numerous families living in Aqualane Shores and the surrounding areas are dedicated to their children’s quality education. This is especially apparent in the number of highly-rated schools in the area, including:
Community School of Naples, PK-12, a nationally recognized private school where students regularly test above average