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The 11 Best Communities to Live in Naples for 2022

If you’re moving to Naples this year, check out our list of the ten best communities in the area. After evaluating convenience, amenities, location and a number of other factors, we’ve settled on the top ten communities to live in Naples for 2022 – and we think you’ll agree.

The 11 Best Communities to Live in Naples for 2022/2023

Check out the ten best communities to live in Naples for 2022/2023:

  1. Coquina Sands
  2. Vanderbilt Beach
  3. Grey Oaks
  4. Tiburon
  5. Moorings
  6. Port Royal
  7. Pelican Bay
  8. Park Shore
  9. Olde Naples
  10. Pine Ridge
  11.  Pelican Marsh

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#1. Coquina Sands in Naples

Coquina Sands is a beachfront community that’s perfect for families or retirees who are looking for a relaxed, beachy lifestyle. With its convenient location and range of amenities, Coquina Sands is easily one of the best communities to live in Naples. Popular amenities here include:

  • Beach access
  • Fitness center (public)
  • Golf course (public)
  • Lowdermilk Park
  • Beachvolleyball
  • Children’s playgrounds

Coquina Sands is on the west side of U.S. 41, and it’s one of the most historic communities in the city. Most of the original homes in this area were built in the 1960s and have since been replaced by larger, more modern homes. there are approximately 660 beachfront and Bayfront condominiums in this community, as well as around 230 single-family homes dotting its peaceful streets.

#2. Vanderbilt Beach in Naples

Vanderbilt Beach is a great community for families or retirees who want to be close to the water. This beachfront community offers residents a range of amenities, including:

  • Beach access
  • Boat launch
  • Fitness center (public)
  • Tennis courts (public)
  • Walking trails

The community is known for its beach, which stretches as far as the eye can see (at least until Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park lands begin, that is). it’s the perfect place for bird-watching and dolphin-watching, as well as picking up rare and beautiful shells. You’ll find spectacular estate homes and high-rise condominiums in Vanderbilt Beach; most of the estate homes were custom built along the canals.

#3. Grey Oaks in Naples

Grey Oaks is a private, gated community that’s perfect for anyone who’s looking for a luxurious lifestyle. This spectacular community offers its residents a range of amenities, including:

  • 24-hour security
  • Gated
  • Basketball court
  • Clubhouse
  • Fitness center
  • Golf course
  • Tennis courts
  • Pickleball
  • Resort-Style Community Pool & Spa
  • Bocce
  • Restaurant

Because it’s just north of the Golden Gate Parkway, Grey Oaks is perfectly located near a variety of local amenities – and not far away from the beaches. Featuring resort-style living, this master-planned community is home to a number of neighborhoods with a variety of architectural styles, and it’s one of only two in the city that has three of its own golf courses. Estuary Grey Oaks, one of the subdivisions across the street and west of Airport Pulling and north of Golden Gate Parkway has is own Golf Clubhouse and Golf course.

#4. Tiburon in Naples

Tiburon located in North Naples and approx. 10 minutes away from the Gulf of Mexico was designed for resort style living. This community offers its residents a range of amenities, including:

  • Beach shuttle
  • Golfclubhouse
  • Fitness center
  • Golf courses
  • Community Pools
  • Spa
  • Tennis courts
  • Walking trails

With two Greg Norman-designed golf courses featuring 36 championship holes and an award-winning clubhouse, this community is exclusive and teeming with luxury properties many of the homes here are custom-built and are right on the golf course, and you’ll also find mid-rise condos in the community if that’s more your speed. Additionally, in Tiburon is one of the Ritz-Carlton Hotels located with Restaurants and more. Tiburon is home of the LPGA Tour’s CME Group Championship and the PGA Tour’s QBE Shootcut and it is rated among the top 20 golf facilities in Florida by Golf Digest and Golf Magazine.

#5. Moorings in Naples

Moorings is a beachfront community that’s truly ideal for people who crave a laid-back, relaxed lifestyle. With its convenient location and range of amenities, Moorings is one of the best communities to live in Naples.

Popular amenities in this community include:

  • Beach access
  • Boat launch
  • Fitness center (public)
  • Tennis courts (public)
  • Moorings Golf Club with Clubhouse and Restaurant

Moorings is divided by Inner Doctors Bay, which means many residents have direct waterway access. Featuring private beach parks interspersed with 875 single family homes, as well as a high-rise community with 82 buildings, this is one of the most desirable places to live in Naples.

#6. Port Royal in Naples

Port Royal is a private, exclusive and gated community designed for luxury living. Port Royal offers its residents a range of amenities, including:

  • 24-hour security
  • Basketball court
  • Clubhouse
  • Fitness center
  • Golf course (membership possible outside of Port Royal)
  • Tennis courts

This world renowned community features homes built directly on the beach or Bay, and it borders Gordon Pass, Naples Bay, the Gulf of Mexico and Aqualane Shores. Featuring more than 500 estate homes, many custom built, this beautiful neighborhood of Naples is also home to the posh and exclusive Port Royal Club. People who own qualified homes in Port Royal enjoy VIP memberships to the club.

#7. Pelican Bay in Naples

Located right on the water, Pelican Bay is a spectacular master-planned community right on the Gulf. It’s between Naples Park, Pine Ridge and Park Shore, and it offers its residents a range of amenities, including:

  • Beach access
  • Beach shuttle
  • Boat launch
  • Fitness centers
  • Tennis courts
  • Clubhouse with social events
  • Pickleball courts
  • Walking trails
  • private Beach with Beachservice
  • private Restaurant on the beach

The Pelican Bay community sprawls out over 88 beautiful acres. Featuring single-family homes, beach condos and villas, this luxury community also encompasses the prestigious Bay Colony – a gated community with its own private beach club, community pool, Tennis- and Pickleballcourts, Restaurant with Beachview. Owner of a property in Bay Colony can become member at “The Estates of Bay Colony Golfclub” located in Pelican Marsh.

#8. Park Shore in Naples

Park Shore was designed with the perfect blend of relaxation and luxury in mind. With its convenient location and range of amenities, Park Shore is one of the best communities to live in Naples.

Popular amenities in this community include:

  • Beach access
  • Boat launches
  • Fitness centers located in the different buildings or public
  • Tennis courts public

Known for its wide range of architectural styles and immaculately maintained beaches, this community has all the amenities you need. There are more than 600 single-family homes in the community, as well as 25 high-rise condo buildings and a number of mid-rise condominiums. A large number of the homes in Park Shore offer breathtaking views of the water, and the community’s convenient location puts it close to shopping, dining and other amenities in Venetian Village a very nice shopping and dining area on the Bay. Each year the Christmas Boat Parade will take place at Venetian Village.

#9. Olde Naples

Olde Naples, a historic community in the heart of it all, is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the city. Olde Naples offers its residents a range of amenities, including:

  • Basketball courts
  • Fitness centers (public)
  • Tennis courts (public)
  • Children’s playgrounds
  • Cambier Park with concerts and events
  • Huge number of restaurants on 5th Ave and 3rd Street

The beach is the prime focus in Olde Naples; building codes prevent condominiums from cropping up to interrupt the community’s views of the water. All beachfront residences in this community are single-family homes, and throughout the community, you’ll find everything from luxury condos and cozy beach cottages to custom-built mansions. Living in this area you can convenient walk to 5th Ave S or 3rd Street to enjoy dinner in one of the best restaurants Naples has to offer.

#10. Pine Ridge in Naples

Pine Ridge feels like it’s a world away from civilization, but it’s actually located moments from all the amenities you need. The community offers several amenities, including:

  • Exceptionally large lot sizes, some of them with private tennis courts and pools
  • Walking trails
  • Lakefront living
  • Horseback riding and Horse Facilities

The community is just moments from the beach, and because the lot sizes are so large – and because there are still vacant lots available for purchase – it’s the ideal place to set up your dream home. Many homes in Pine Ridge feature stables and other secondary structures, including home offices and in-laws’ quarters.

#11. Pelican Marsh in Naples

Pelican Marsh feels like a huge nature park with the beautiful landscaping over 2,075 acres. The community offers several amenities, including:

  • A very active tennis community
  • 8 Tennis & 2 Pickleball courts
  • Fitness center with group exercise courses
  • Personal Training and Spa
  • Clubhouse with social events
  • Biking & Walking trails
  • Golf Club with Restaurant
  • 18 hole Golf Course and driving range
  • Restaurant “Nest”

The community is just a few steps from the beautiful beaches of Vanderbilt and Delnor Wiggins State Park and next to the famous shopping and dining area of “Mercato” with Whole Foods and Nordstrom Rack as well a well kown Silverspot Cinema and lot’s of restaurants and night clubs.

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