Naples Florida Vacation Rentals Guide

South West FL / Naples

Naples Vacation Rentals Guide  

Located on Florida's Southwest Gulf Coast, south of Fort Myers and Cape Coral, Naples is a lively family-oriented destination that offers amazing boating, shopping, and dining experiences.  

With over 7 miles of pristine 'sugar-sand' beaches, Naples' chic atmosphere and fun, affordable activities make for a unique holiday destination. Naples offers anything from boating in the Gulf of Mexico, an amazing variety of art galleries, clothing & home decor boutiques, parks, museums, and more.

The wide range of activities available means there's something for everyone in Naples, in addition to the myriad of great events held throughout the year. The vibrant and welcoming atmosphere will keep you coming back year after year to see or do what you missed and find something new. With the pride of ownership, Naples is home to some of the most beautiful vacation rentals in the entire state.

Neighborhoods of Naples, Florida 

Naples

The city of Naples is located on the south-west coast of Florida in Collier County around an hour south of Fort Myers. In 2019, the population was estimated to be around 22,000 people. Known for its lively beach-city atmosphere, offering galleries, boutique clothing, and home decor shops, as well as a range of dining opportunities in its historic downtown area, it's the perfect place for families, friends, and couples to relax and enjoy a unique coastal town vibe. 

Park Shore

Park Shore is a community located around 10 minutes north of downtown Naples. It has a population of around 3,000 people. Known as a luxurious residential community mostly made up of homes and condos, Park Shore has a public beach, a sprawling park area and bayside shopping mall all only a short walk away from each other. It's the perfect place for those who don't want to stay in Naples, but still want to access everything it offers. 

Royal Harbor

Royal Harbor is a small, gated community directly across Naples Bay. It has a population of around 800 people. Offering a quiet place to stay with easy access to Naples, as well as community facilities such as a library, fitness center, heated pool, community dock and more, Royal Harbor is the best place to stay for anyone who wants a peaceful place to vacation. 

Coquina Sands

Minutes north of downtown Naples is the tree-lined Coquina Sands. It has a population of around 3,600 people. Famed for its tree-laden streets, numerous parks, the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club and so much more, Coquina Sands is another great spot for those looking to relax in a quiet community. 


Highlights of Naples

  • Relaxing on over 7 miles of pure white sand on Naples' beaches. The main beach, Naples Beach, as well as Lowdermilk Beach both come highly recommended. 
  • Taking a stroll through one of the many parks in the area. The Botanical Garden, Cambier Park, Corkscrew Swamp, Clam Pass Park, and more all offer amazing places to explore some of southern Florida's flora and fauna.  
  • There is an abundance of shopping to do. From gigantic malls to one-of-a-kind stores, you're sure to find something to bring home. 
  • Relax in a safe and quiet community with friendly locals and a unique atmosphere.   

Things to Do on Naples Island

Naples is a special place, perfectly suited for both exploration as well as relaxation. Here’s a handy list of things to do when you visit Naples to help you plan your next vacation: 

  • Naples Beach, Lowdermilk Beach and more all offer amazing sand and surf for the perfect place to relax and watch the world go by. 
  • Boating (Both for fishing and touring. Both guided tours and boat rentals are available).
  • Fishing (Beach, boat and pier fishing).
  • Relax in one of the many parks, including the Botanical Garden, Cambier Park, Clam Pass Park, and more. 
  • Visiting the Revs Institute Car Museum. 
  • Watching the sunrise from the Naples Pier, or doing some fishing.
  • Both boutique shops, as well as shopping malls, are scattered all over the area, each with unique goods to see and buy. 
  • Visit one of the many local art galleries for unique styles and amazing art. 
  • Enjoy Floridian cuisine in unique restaurants.

EXPLORE BEAUTIFUL VACATION RENTALS IN NAPLES

Search, find, and book a gorgeous Naples vacation rental on Florida Rental By Owners website. Exclusively for travelers wishing to communicate and book directly with the owner. There are no traveler fees for using Florida Rental By Owners website. Owners are verified for ownership. All transactions occur directly with the owner. Read reviews and guest experiences to ensure your vacation rental will meet or exceed your goals. 

Statistics about Naples

Using the search filters on Florida Rental By Owners website to look for accommodations, we found that there are currently 46 properties listed for rent in the Naples Area. Out of those 46 properties, 31 are listed as Condos. 37 of these properties have heated pools, making them an ideal year-round destination. Those looking for long-term rentals have 25 options to choose from. People loving traveling with their furry family members, and there are 10 rentals which allow you to bring a pet in Naples. There are 9 short term rentals that are boat-friendly making Naples a great choice for a boater's paradise.

Vacation Rental Price Information for Naples

Currently, prices range from $90 per night and $357 per night during the low season, which is typically during the summer months around June to September. You can expect to pay the highest rates during the high-season from around early December to mid-April. Some vacation rentals, particularly the larger ones, reach into the $400 - $500 per day price range. March-May and September-October can offer declines in rental prices as the peak seasons wind down, and with average temperatures being in the 70-80°F (21-27°C), it's the ideal time to book your vacation to Naples. 

Accommodation Types in Naples, Florida

There is an abundance of vacation rental types, the majority being condos or private homes: 

  • 31 rentals are listed as 'condo' rentals, accounting for 58% of the housing types.
  • 18 rentals are listed as 'house' rentals, which are another popular rental type accounting for 32.7% of the rental housing types.
  • 2 rentals are listed as 'townhouses'.

When to Visit Naples

With the incredible weather patterns and perfect temperatures all year round, any time is a great time to visit Naples. Peak seasons follow the school year and holiday patterns, which is typically from December to mid-April, making those months a great time for the whole family to visit. Off-season during the fall months (August - October) offers the least expensive and quietest times of the year to rent a property in or around Naples. These months are perfect for those who want less crowded beaches. For those looking to attend festivals, many are held during peak season, often early in November or late in April. 

Traveling to Naples

There are a fair amount of airports all within two hours of Naples. Whether you live in the United States, Canada, Europe or beyond, a transportation option is available to you. Below are the recommended ways of getting to Naples by plane:

Southwest Florida International Airport - (RSW)

Southwest Florida International Airport is the closest commercial airport to Naples. It is 32 miles (51 km) away with a travel time by car of around 30 minutes. This airport is serviced by eleven major carriers, including two international carriers: Air Canada and Eurowings. Additionally, U.S. carriers United, American, WestJet, Delta, Spirit and offer non-stop flights from a variety of east-coast and U.S. cities. Check their website for a full list of non-stop flight destinations. 

Miami International Airport - (MIA)

Situated on the opposite coast of Naples, Miami International Airport is the closest airport to offer a wide range of international destinations. It is around 120 miles (193.1 km) away from Naples - just under a two hour drive. If you choose to get to Naples by way of the US-41, that road has a toll. Miami International Airport services over 167 national and international destinations from 49 different carriers. For international tourists, Miami International Airport is your best bet in terms of getting a flight near Naples. For those who do not want to drive the two-hour trip, connecting flights to RSW are available from MIA. 

Transportation in Naples

We've compiled a helpful list of transportation options to get you to and from the airports, as well as around the city of Naples. While we would recommend renting a car if you want to explore further than just Naples and it's surrounding areas, there is a multitude of public and private transport available to get you around the city.

Collier Area Transit

The public bus service for Naples. With just under 20 different routes taking you around the city and neighborhoods, and for only $2.00 per ride, there is no better way to get around Naples. You can find more information about fares, routes and how to book tickets here

Naples Airport Shuttles

Servicing all the major airports in the area, including both Southwest Florida International Airport and Miami International Airport, Naples Airport Shuttles will get you to where you need to go in style. Using their private vehicles, they'll pick you up and take you to wherever you need to be with comfort and professionalism. For those who do not want to hire a rental car, Naples Airport Shuttles is the perfect alternative. You can find more details here and can book by calling: (888)569-2227 or (239)430-4747.

Bike and Boat Rentals

Looking for a different way to do some sight-seeing? Well, why not choose a bike or a boat? There are plenty of rental spots across Naples and its neighborhoods, just ask your property owner for some recommendations close by. Our recommendations for good places to rent from would be Trek Bicycle Store for bike rentals, and Park Shore Marina for boat rentals. 

Weather Statistics for Naples

July to September is the hottest period in Naples with average maximum temperatures of 89°F. Cooler temperatures begin to roll in around November and last until April - usually bottoming with 56°F lows. The wet season occurs from around May to October. Most people travel to Naples for the beaches and the Gulf of Mexico when temperatures range  from 82°F to 87°F in the hottest months of May, June, July, August, and September.

Food and Drinks in Naples, Florida

Naples is full of fantastic restaurants and bars. Whether you're looking to enjoy local Floridian-fusion food or more such as Italian, Mediterranian, Japanese, Seafood, Naples offers everything. Here is our list of some must-try places for dining in Naples, Florida:

  • You won't be hard-pressed to find Italian restaurants. For those who want to get the taste of Naples, Italy right in Florida, check out: Campiello, La Trattoria, Terrazza and more. 
  • Breakfast is deliciously served at Another Broken Egg Cafe, Bill's Cafe and First Watch. 
  • Looking for something that the kids - and the young at heart - will love? Then check out Captain & Krewe, The Capital Grille and the Watermark Grille. 
  • Vegans and Vegetarians don't have to worry about not being able to find something. Fuse Global Cuisine, Olympia Bar Restaurant, Mediterrano, Van Van Cuban Cafe and many more all offer vegetarian and vegan options. 
  • Looking for a night of drinking out on the town? We recommend Sidebar, The Parrot Bar and Grill, Sunset Beach Bar and Grill, and The Continental, just to name a few. 

FAQ's

What types of property can I rent in Naples, Florida?

Florida Rental By Owners offers a wide variety of vacation rentals in Naples, Florida including condos, cottages, townhouses, duplexes, villas, as well as holiday and private homes. We recommend selecting a property based on your needs such as proximity to beach areas, waterfront docks, parking, wheelchair accessibility, nearby attractions, and whether or not the property is pet-friendly or boat-friendly.

Should I rent a Condo in Naples?

Of course! Naples accommodations include condos which often offer unique amenities and the perfect space rather than a Naples cottage or a large private home. House rentals are often great for family vacations, larger groups or those who prefer having an entire house and outdoor property to themselves. Naples condo rentals are perfect for smaller families and couples. 

Can I rent a pet-friendly rental in Naples?

Yes! We love our pets and we are sure you do too! FLARBO.com has many pet-friendly rentals in Naples. You can use our search feature to narrow down the rental properties in Naples to show those that are pet-friendly.

Is Naples a good place for Snowbirds looking for a monthly vacation rental?

Yes, there are plenty of places that rent monthly stays in Naples that would be perfect for snowbirds and long-term guests.

Can I rent a vacation rental with a dock for boating in Naples Florida?

Yes, there are many great Naples Florida vacation rentals with docks perfect for fishing, boating, kayaking while on vacation.

Will I pay any fees to book a property on Florida Rental By Owners?

Never! We never charge any fees to book a property on Florida Rental By Owners. And we never take a commission from an owner. If you are looking for VRBO or Airbnb type rental or lodging accommodation, why pay the extra fees? Use FLARBO.com! We put you in direct contact with the owner or manager of the property or cottage rental in Naples, so you always get the best price.

I am a Vacation Rental Property Owner Can I List My Home for Rent on Florida Rental By Owners?

Yes! We have a multitude of subscription levels to advertise your vacation rental for any budget. Our Book Direct, No Commission Fee Subscription Model suits the majority of short-term owners. You can view the details located on our List Your Property page here.

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