Southwest Florida offers many lovely shopping venues. Here are a few you may want to visit.
Bell Tower Shops is an open-air shopping and dining opportunity with stylish boutiques, creative restaurants, and special events.
Coastland Center is the only enclosed mall in Naples with Macy’s and Dillard’s as anchors to 122 stores and a sizable food court.
Coconut Point is an open air mall with over 140 stores in Estero that is divided into two distinct areas. One of the areas plays host to a movie theater and a variety of stores and restaurants. Interesting about this section of the mall is that it was one of the first construction projects to place residential condominiums over commercial spaces. The other section of the mall plays host to primarily big box stores and more restaurants. Coconut Point also hosts a Farmer’s Market.
Crayton Cove is located in Old Naples and harbors the Naples Yacht Club, Naples City Dock, Naples Ships Store, The Cove Inn, and a variety of shops and restaurants.
Edison Mall offers indoor shopping and dining with large anchor stores and familiar specialty stores.
Esplanade Shoppes on Smokehouse Bay is truly a destination location with upscale stores and fine dining on the waterfront.
Fifth Avenue South is a street that runs from Tamiami Trail almost to the beach and is lined with shops and restaurants of almost every cuisine. During the first weekend of each new year, 5th Avenue South plays host to the Annual Naples New Year’s Art Fair where shoppers have the opportunity to mingle with about 250 professional artists and vendors from around the country.
Gulf Coast Town Center is technically located in Fort Myers, but is so close to Estero that we had to include it on our list because it is such a large shopping area with many restaurants and is also close to Costco.
Mercato is located in North Naples at the corner of Tamiami Trail and Vanderbilt Beach Road. It has become a hotspot for visitors and locals alike due to the shops and wide variety of good restaurants available. Upscale condominiums sit atop the commercial spaces and large townhomes are located behind the shopping center.
Miromar Outlets is located in Estero and consists of restaurants and over 140 stores including Bloomingdales and Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH.
Promenade at Bonita Bay is a beautiful open air shopping area in Bonita Springs offering fine retail stores, unique boutiques, high-end salons, and mouthwatering restaurants including a local favorite, DeRomo’s.
Third Street South located in downtown Naples on 3rd Street South between Broad Avenue and 14th Avenue South, features many great restaurants, boutiques, shops, art galleries and salons. Among the many fabulous shops are Marissa Collections offering high-end women’s clothing, jewelry and accessories and the finest items for your bed, bath, and table are awaiting you at Gattle’s.
Tin City has a history dating back to the 1920’s when its tin roofed buildings were the hub of economic development and transport in the heart of Naples. Today, Tin City is comprised of restaurants and trinket-type shops.
Village on Venetian Bay is located on Venetian Bay and is only one block from the beach in Park Shore. Park Shore Drive divides this beautiful shopping area in half, but both sides of the venue can be easily accessed via a pedestrian passageway that runs beneath the road. Wonderful restaurants offer seaside dining and the lovely boutiques have amazing views of the bay.
Waterside Shops is the place to go for luxury. With more than 60 beautiful boutiques and stores, many featuring high-end designers, this is the place to go for a little indulgence. Additionally, it is a gorgeous shopping venue with expansive water fountains and features throughout. Saks Fifth Avenue is an anchor luxury boutiques including Gucci and Louis Vuitton.