Prestigious and private, this luxury gated community is one of the most desirable in all of Florida
Filled with exquisite estate homes, world-class luxury amenities, and a high level of privacy that can be difficult to find in larger beachfront communities, there can be no doubt that Pelican Bay is one of the most attractive and highly desirable communities in the entire state of Florida. This master-planned neighborhood began development in 1972 when the idea for a luxury community centered around a world-class golf course began to take shape.
Today, Pelican Bay is renowned for its incredible homes, magnificent maintenance, and waterfront views that rival the world’s most exclusive resorts. Set on over 2,330 acres, this incredible site offers homeowners a true tropical paradise escape from the stress and anxiety of day-to-day city life.
What to Love
Between Pelican Bay’s ideal location, numerous high-end amenities, and extra sense of security, it’s no wonder why this is one of the most desired neighborhoods in Naples. Young professionals, successful entrepreneurs, innovators, and families all hope to find their dream home in this beautiful space. As a result, Pelican Bay is one of the state’s most affluent communities, with an average annual household income of over twice the national average. Homes in this neighborhood are also some of the state’s most expensive, with homes ranging from $5 million to $20 million and over.
A relaxing, resort-like lifestyle permeates the entire community, where beachfront dining, sailing, paddleboarding, tennis, and golf on one of the East Coast’s most beautiful courses is standard living.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The dining scene in and around Pelican Bay is just as luxurious and elegant as the rest of the community. Award-winning Kunjani is the perfect way to start off your day. Grab a specialty coffee and delicious baked goods, and you’ll feel ready to take on any challenge.
The Hampton Social is, without a doubt, one of the most popular restaurants in the area. Their innovative approach to contemporary American cuisine has put them on the culinary map, and with dishes like grilled octopus with green lentils, Scottish salmon with roasted veggies, and a mouthwatering Manhattan-style lobster roll, it’s easy to understand why. BrickTop's is another local hot spot serving classic American cuisine. Their menu includes delights like grilled California artichokes, slow-roasted barbeque ribs with coleslaw, and prime ribeye served with a twice-baked potato.
Sandbar is a fantastic place to spend a fun afternoon out with friends and family. In the Pelican Bay community, this open-air dining destination offers an al-fresco setting and delicious fresh dishes with a hint of a beachy breeze.
Things to Do
While Pelican Bay residents are easily able to make their way into every corner of Naples to enjoy the plethora of recreational activities and entertainment opportunities, there are several things to do right in town, too. Just outside of Pelican Bay are The Waterside Shops, a luxury shopping center filled with international high-end brands and exceptional eateries. Many residents find themselves spending quite a bit of time socializing in this prestigious site.
Cars and Coffee 239 at Mercato is a wonderful annual event bringing together two of Naples’ most beloved pastimes. With a diverse display of vehicles from around the world and some of the best coffee imaginable, this is sure to be a fun-filled day for every guest. Or, when residents are looking to spend a laid-back day at the beach, they can always visit Vanderbilt Beach Park. One of the most popular beaches in Naples, visitors can enjoy the white sandy shores, delicious beach concessions, and foot showers to wash away all that sand before you leave.
Golf enthusiasts love having the world-renowned Bay Colony Golf Course so close. Widely considered the crown jewel of Naples, many Pelican Bay homeowners enjoy membership at this beautiful course.
Families living in Pelican Bay and the surrounding areas are dedicated to the quality education of their children. This is especially apparent in the number of highly-rated schools in the area, including:
Gulf Coast High School, 9-12, top-ranking public high school with high achieving students who regularly test above average