A Family-Friendly Guide to Naples

Plan your next family getaway to Naples, Florida like a local. Navigate Naples offers full-service vacation rentals and property management with a portfolio of homes your little ones will love. They recently introduced “Beachy Keen,” a quintessential Naples oasis just minutes from white sand beaches and the lively shopping and dining scene in Mercato. The coastal charm interior may even make you want to extend your stay! Join us as we walk you through the perfect Naples family getaway, complete with a guide to the best beaches and kid-friendly activities to fill your days.


WHERE TO STAY


Beachy Keen, a stunning beach bungalow complete with a pool and room to host up to 10. You’re a bike ride away from shopping, dining, beach days and exploring all Naples has to offer! This recently renovated oasis is perfect for bringing the family together. 


HOW TO GET THERE


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Moke Naples offers stylish rentals kids will love.

Rent a Moke to see the sights in style! Cruise around in comfort and enjoy complimentary pickup at the end of your stay.


FAMILY-FRIENDLY FUN


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Explore Florida’s flora and fauna at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida.

Immerse your family in Old Florida fun with a trip to The Wonder Gardens. Take part in a guided walking tour for exotic encounters with birds, reptiles and botanical displays. A pit stop at Trackside Donuts on the drive up is a must! 

Also Consider: The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, The Naples Zoo, Sand Dollar Shelling, Clear Kayaking, Wildlife Sightseeing Tours, Family-Friendly Fishing Charters.


BEST BEACHES


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Walk in the white sand at Clam Pass Beach, captured by Shane Long Photography

The “Beachy Keen” vacation home is minutes away from famous Naples white sand beaches. Closest in proximity is Vanderbilt Beach, although we recommend making the trip to Delnor Wiggins State Park for sightseeing and a full day of fun in the sun!

Explore our Insider’s Guide to Naples’ best beaches for a full roundup.


HAPPY HOUR


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Happy hour on the water at The Dock at Crayton Cove.

This happy hour isn’t just for the adults! The Naples Bay Water Shuttle stops at local watering holes like Cabana Bar, The Boat House and The Dock at Crayton Cove. Kids will love sightseeing for dolphins, manatees and wildlife at sunset–and it’s only $20 for a full day ticket! 

Also Consider: Bar Tulia, Bayside Seafood Grill & Bar and The French—our Insider’s Guide to Happy Hour in Naples has it all!


DINE LIKE A LOCAL


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The Turtle Club offers exceptional dining with a view.

The whole family will love dinner at The Turtle Club–a longstanding iconic restaurant where you can enjoy a gourmet meal with your toes in the sand. For more relaxed dining, head to Tin City for shopping and dinner on the water at Pinchers.

Also Consider: Osteria Tulia, Lake Park Diner, Namba, or a private in-house hibachi night set up by Navigate Naples!


SHOP


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Shop sunset + pine, a locally owned, sustainable children’s boutique.

Shop for yourself at Cypress & Palm Boutique and for your little ones at sunset + pine! These Scouted stores have something for everyone—from a resort-inspired sundress to SPF-infused swimwear for kids. 

Also Consider: Southern Sunday, Peach Tree Designs, Purple Poppy Boutique, Ella + June, Waterside Shops, Mercato.


NAVIGATE NAPLES RECOMMENDS


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North Naples Country Club offers a relaxed atmosphere, live music and great memories!

North Naples Country Club is a hidden gem and favorite amongst locals. Navigate Naples loves this spot as it’s walkable from your vacation home and offers live music, a fun bar scene and late-night libations. Don’t let the name fool you, no polo shirts or closed-toe shoes are required here!


Eager to experience your own family-friendly Naples getaway? Book the “Beachy Keen” vacation home online ahead of your stay, and give Navigate Naples a call for a personalized itinerary or to enlist their services to manage your own property here in Naples.