Paradise for beach lovers, this high-value community offers an ideal location and charming small-town feel
Beautiful tree-lined streets and stunning historic homes welcome residents living in Coquina Sands. This vibrant and elegant neighborhood offers beachfront and bayfront estates as well as single-family homes nestled along the winding, quiet, and serene streets that help make this family-friendly community one of the most desirable in Naples.
Offering a distinct small-town atmosphere, it’s easy to feel like you’ve wandered into a suburban paradise as you make your way through this idyllic town. However, Coquina Sands is located in the heart of the city. This ideal location is one of many reasons why so many young professionals, successful entrepreneurs, and families have chosen to call this unique and historic community home.
What to Love
Beautiful waterfront estates and single-family homes
Friendly and welcoming community
Exquisite tree-lined streets
One of the original Naples communities, Coquina Sands has been attracting many of the area’s most successful residents for generations. However, despite its vibrancy and growing popularity, the neighborhood has remained relatively affordable compared with similar communities in the surrounding area. Homes here are often valued at just under $1 million. Still, larger estates can quickly run upwards of $18 million or more depending on the exact location. This price range has made the area especially appealing to younger residents who are just starting out.
The lifestyle here is relaxing and effortless. Many residents enjoy quiet strolls through the picturesque neighborhood down to the beach, and having friendly conversations with neighbors is an almost daily occurrence.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
No doubt, the dining scene in and around Coquina Sands is one of the best in Naples. Exceptional eateries and high-end restaurants can be found throughout the beautiful streets. When residents want to start their day off right, they’ll head over to First Watch. Their beloved breakfast, brunch, and lunch menus include favorites like elote Mexican street corn hash, biscuits, and turkey sausage gravy, and mouth-watering lemon ricotta pancakes.
Caffe dell’Amore is one of the most popular places in town. Their authentic and traditional approach to Italian cuisine has made them a local favorite, where guests enjoy dishes like spinach delizie, beef short rib ravioli, and veal osso bucco whenever they visit. 5th Avenue South has been a premier shopping and dining district since 1923. Today the streets are filled with world-class boutiques and eateries such as Bice Ristorante, Hobnob Kitchen and Bar, and Osteria Tulia.
Things to Do
The ideal location of Coquina Sands allows residents to enjoy a plethora of entertainment opportunities, recreational activities, and events throughout the year. Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens is one of the most popular spots in the city, especially for families with young children. Dedicated to the protection and preservation of these majestic animals, this zoo is a non-profit charitable institution as well as a nationally accredited zoo.
Lowdermilk Park is a stunning beachfront park with unbelievable ocean views, white sandy shores, volleyball courts, and a fantastic concession stand for when you start feeling pecky during your trip.
The number one activity in Naples just so happens to be Glassblowing in the Garden. Here, visitors can experience the art of glassblowing up-close and personal in a beautiful and peaceful home studio surrounded by some of the lushest gardens imaginable.
Several families live in Coquina Sands and the surrounding areas, all of whom are dedicated to the education of their children. This is especially evident in the number of highly-rated schools in the area, including:
Naples High School, 9-12, top-ranking public high school education