From world-class sport fishing to championship golf courses and family-friendly activities, Edgewater Beach Hotel is the perfect setting to begin your explorations of Southwest Florida. Ask our friendly concierge about nearby boat rentals and fishing charters, or journey into the ancient natural beauty of the Florida Everglades. It’s all just a short drive from our Naples vacation resort. If you want to infuse a little culture into your Gulf-front getaway, treat your family to a live performance from the philharmonic orchestra or visit the area’s acclaimed art museums.
Southwest Florida offers a bounty of beautiful outdoor areas, cultural events and family-friendly activities everyone can enjoy; and Edgewater Beach Hotel’s concierge team is happy to offer recommendations and reservations to ensure your vacation in Naples, FL is the perfect blend of relaxation and adventure.
You'll find an incredible variety of casual and designed shops just minutes from the Edgewater Beach Hotel. The Waterside Shops at Pelican Bay features more than 60 designer stores, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Tiffany, Louis Vuitton, Burberry, and Cartier. Discover the charming boutiques, galleries, and cafés along downtown Naples’ Fifth Avenue South, along with the eclectic shops and dining at Tin City, a and Third Street South. Learn more about nearby Naples Shopping.
Naples is home to several notable museums including The Baker Museum (formerly the Naples Museum of Art) at the Philharmonic Center, The Von Liebig Museum, Collier County Historical Museum and the Holocaust Museum. Guests traveling with children will also enjoy the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples, which features interactive exhibits that offer play-filled learning and other educational programs.
Live music, outdoor concerts, acclaimed regional theater and a world-class Philharmonic orchestra can all be found within a short drive of our beachfront hotel. Check with our concierge to learn about what performances are scheduled during your vacation in Naples, FL.
Parks & Outdoor Naples, Florida Attractions
Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens
Naples Zoo is a nationally accredited zoo with a variety of exhibits from apes and alligators to cheetahs and giraffes in addition to live shows and Primate Expedition Cruises on Lake Victoria.
Sun-N-Fun Lagoon Waterpark
This full-service water park boasts five water slides, a lazy river, activity pool for children, interactive water fountain and so much more. Sun-N-Fun is open on weekends during the school year and seven days a week in the summer months.
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
The sanctuary's 2.25-mile raised boardwalk leads visitors through a self-guided tour of four distinct environments including a Pine Upland, Wet Prairie, Cypress Forest and a Marsh.
The Florida Everglades is one of the largest wetlands in the world. The closest Everglades experience to Naples is Everglades City, which is approximately one hour from Naples by car, and home to Everglades National Park. Edgewater Beach Hotel’s concierge staff can help plan your Everglades adventure, which can include a trip to the National Park, an airboat tour, a swamp buggy tour or just a visit to historic Everglades City.
Situated just 45 minutes south of Naples, Marco Island boasts a beautiful crescent beach, water sports and several acclaimed restaurants.
Thomas Edison-Henry Ford Winter Estates, Fort Myers
Step back in time and discover two of America’s greatest inventors through unique historical, scientific and cultural experiences. Visitors will enjoy 20 acres of historical buildings and tropical gardens as well as Edison’s Botanic Lab and the Estates Museum.
Sanibel and Captiva Islands
Located just north of Naples, the islands of Sanibel and Captiva allow visitors to experience the allure of Old Florida. Between them, they offer 15 miles of unspoiled beaches with some of the best shelling in the world as well as a variety of outdoor pursuits from biking and fishing to bird-watching and boating. Popular attractions include the Sanibel Lighthouse and the J.N. Ding Darling Wildlife Preserve