Aqualane Shores

The social calendar of an Aqualane Shores resident is always full.

Welcome to Aqualane Shores

A private boating paradise in the center of Naples 

Originally developed in the 1950s, this private waterfront community was made out of the mangroves that had previously been deemed unusable. Quiet and relaxing, Aqualane Shores boasts some of the most coveted properties in Naples. Its central location makes this a highly sought-after spot for families and retirees, some who live here year-round and others who enjoy second homes for the winter season.

The spectacular homes here are made for the boating lifestyle, and many sit on canals equipped with docks for sailboats and yachts. These new construction stunners consist of clean lines and waterfront views and come with the kind of luxury amenities that make home feel more like a five-star resort. Today this gorgeous community is known for its upscale yet casual energy and takes pride in its reputation as the friendliest neighborhood in Naples.

What to Love

  • An air of laid-back luxury
  • Friendly and family-oriented mindset
  • Stunning homes set on sprawling properties 
  • Easy access to neighboring Naples towns

People and Lifestyle

The social calendar of an Aqualane Shores resident is always full. With an atmosphere that’s both relaxing and fulfilling, you’ll find life here offers a unique mix of black tie and boat shoes. Locals love to take advantage of the incredible weather with kayaking, boating, and days spent at the beach, while the premier golf courses lure many a golfer to the lush, sunny greens. Most homes offer docks and Gulf access, while the beach is a prime spot for laid-back bonfires.

Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping

As one of the most coveted neighborhoods in Florida, Aqualane Shores brings with it an impressive selection of restaurants, boutiques, and entertainment options. Start with the shops and bistros on Third Street South and you’ll get an idea for the spectacular array of exclusive opportunities to dine and indulge here. Luxury boutique Marissa Collections is a favorite for high-end, designer clothing for men and women, while A Mano and Gattle’s Fine Linens offer the most luxurious home furnishings, linens, bath accoutrements, and sleepwear.

Aqualane Shores is a culinary delight serving the freshest seafood and the highest-quality farm-to-table (or sea-to-table) ingredients. The pan-roasted snapper at Sea Salt is reason enough to visit the Venetian-inspired eatery, while the spacious, serene setting makes this spot a local favorite. Chef-owned Ridgway Bar and Grill is a New American bistro with a charming courtyard patio and French-influenced menu.

The well-known Ocean Prime is a nationally acclaimed line of lounges featuring elegant American fares, such as classic steak and twin cold water lobster tail. Osteria Tulia, Florida’s first osteria, charms with its rustic farmhouse atmosphere, fine wines, and spectacular Italian cuisine. Not to be outdone, the upscale Sails Restaurant offers heirloom ingredients from local organic farmers, delectable seafood towers, and a gorgeous view of that stunning Naples sunset.

Things to Do

In Aqualane Shores, you have the ability to lounge the day away or see and be seen at the town’s hottest spots. The Third Street Farmer’s Market, a neighborhood favorite, offers high-quality goods like organic coffee, heirloom produce, wild-caught lobster, gourmet food for the family puppy, and a beautiful array of fresh-cut flowers.

Spend an elegant night out with Art Walks on 5th Avenue South. This collection of art-centric events includes juried art shows, chic galleries, swanky cocktail parties, fashion shows, and the best artist marketplace for finding that one-of-a-kind statement piece for your new home.

This is a community that cherishes the area’s beautiful weather and sunny days, and Aqualane Shores makes a point of curating and maintaining some of the most picturesque parks in the state.

The 12-acre Cambier Park offers five lighted shuffleboard courts, a tennis center, concerts, a unique children's playground, a covered pavilion for family events, and plenty of open green space. Baker Park is the area’s newest addition and boasts a beautiful open area along the Gordon River with a splash pad, climbing play area, dog park, and hiking trails.


Aqualane Shores offers the highly-rated Saint Ann School, a private Catholic school serving students in preschool through 8th grade.

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