Spend the Day At The Naples Pier

If you are planning to visit Naples, FL for your next vacation, be sure to set aside time to visit the Naples Pier. This local icon is a great place to spend an afternoon enjoying fun beach activities or simply relaxing as the waves crash on the shore.

the naples pier

The History of the Naples Pier

Newly renovated and built in 1888, the pier was originally built as a freight and passenger dock and continues to be a landmark of the community to this day. It is located in Naples, Fl, right on the Gulf of Mexico at the end of the 12th Avenue South. Naples Pier is a favorite spot not only locally but for people far and wide to visit to and see the sights.

The Naples Pier extends 1,000 feet into the Gulf of Mexico and is a wonderful family activity. The 10-mile-long beach features so many great activities for people of all ages and is one of the best places to watch the amazing sunset on the Gulf of Mexico.

Things To Do 

There are so many things to do on the Naples Pier. Fishing is a staple in the area. Guests are able to take boat guided tours and enjoy the fishing close by. Make memories with your entire family and enjoy time on the water catching fish. 

The Naples Pier is also conveniently located next to some gorgeous beaches! When you are done exploring the pier, enjoy the white sand beaches, building sandcastles with the kids, or bathing in the Florida sun! The beaches are a must-see while you visit the Naples Pier. If you are a huge beach lover, be sure to ask about our amazing Naples beachfront rentals!

Nearby, Cambier Park is a modest-sized community park that has wonderful walking trails as well as tennis and softball areas. If you are looking for an afternoon of exercise and fun, Cambier Park is for you!

the naples pier at sunset


The Naples Pier is incredibly easy to reach right from the Gulf Shore Boulevard. There are plenty of parking spaces and easy walking distance to any shops, restaurants, and other things to do in downtown Naples. The Naples trolley also makes it very easy to get around throughout the city as it makes regular stops all throughout the city every single day.

The street is metered parking and is located nearby with additional parking and access points all along the Gulf Shore Boulevard. Parking is $1.25 at a minimum for the first ½ hour and then $.25 for every 6 minutes after that. If you are looking to pay hourly, it is $2.50 per hour. Payment can be made in cash, quarters, and all major credit and debit cards.

Beach parking is also available from the city of Naples or Collier County. If you’re a full-time resident, you’re able to get a permit from any Community Park. Visitors are able to pay for parking at the pay station. For any additional information, you can call 239-213-1800. 

Where To Stay

There are many places to stay in downtown Naples, including the luxurious Naples condo rentals that we offer! You’re able to walk to nearly anything in the Naples area, which can be especially handy if you do not have a rental car with you and just want to walk or take the trolley anywhere.

Whatever your style of travel, whether you are looking to stay in Naples for a week or get an extensive month-long experience, there are beautiful Naples rentals available at your fingertips. We strive to treat every guest like family and always provide the most luxurious yet affordable accommodations. When you’re ready to discover the Naples Pier and all the other fun activities in town, simply contact us to get started!