Vanderbilt Beach Area
Vanderbilt Beach is one of the most popular public beach accesses in North Naples. The Ritz-Carlton hotel fronts the Gulf of Mexico where guests can frolic in the water, rent jet skis, or just relax for a fun-in-the-sun day. The area is a mix of high-rise towers, waterfront estates, villas and single-family homes in gated and non-gated communities.
The beach area offers restrooms, shower facilities and a covered parking garage. Collier county residents who have a current beach sticker enjoy the benefit of free parking; nonresidents can pay a fee and park all day. Nearby shops serve a cool scoops of ice cream, light snacks and beach-style apparel.