Where is Naples, Florida?

If you’ve ever considered a holiday in Florida, you’ve probably heard of one of its biggest cities – Naples. Naples, Florida is a prime holiday destination thanks to its stunning beaches, it’s incomparable shopping, and amazing summer activities for the whole family. Whether you are after a bustling metropolis or you’d prefer a holiday in a secluded cottage surrounded by nature, Naples can offer a bit of both. But you may be wondering – where is Naples, Florida? This article will tell you everything you need to know about finding this lovely city.

Naples, Fl


So, where is Naples, Florida? The city is situated in Collier County, right on the Gulf of Mexico in the southwest of Florida. The city is just north of the famous Everglades National Park, which takes up most of Florida’s “tip”. It’s just south of the city of Fort Myers and the islands of Sanibel and Captiva. 

In this ideal location, Naples is perfectly situated for fascinating day trips to some of southwest Florida’s most interesting cities. 


Getting to our Naples rentals is fairly easy, no matter where you’re coming from. Most people pass through Tampa or Orlando on their way to Naples. Here are directions to Naples, Florida from some of the state’s largest cities and airports.

If passing through Tampa, you’ll travel via the l-75 S. It’s a lovely scenic drive along the coast of about 2 hours and 28 minutes.

If you’re planning on passing through Orlando, FL, or you’re coming from the Orlando airport, you’ll drive via the US-17 S. The drive usually takes about 3 hours and 26 minutes.

If you are heading to Naples via Miami, or Miami airport, which sits about 125 miles to the east of Naples, you’ll travel via the l-75 M for about 2 hours. This route will take you through the gorgeous Everglades Park. 

shopping center in naples

Things to Do

Once you arrive in Naples, there are plenty of exciting things to do. No matter what your tastes may be, there really is something for everyone in this compact Florida city.

World-Class Shopping

Naples is known for its excellent shopping. You’ll find plenty of shops in the city’s colorful streets. Head to 5th Avenue South for an Old Florida shopping area filled with boutiques and quaint restaurants. On Third Street South you’ll find another similar shopping area. At Waterside Shops, you’ll find all of the big retailers set in a tropical outdoor mall. 


Looking for natural beauty? There are plenty of outdoor adventures in Naples. Try Crew Bird Rookery Swamp, Gordon River Greenway, or the Freedom Park Loop for a quiet, tropical walk surrounded by breathtaking Florida flora and fauna.


Almost everyone spends some time on the beach in Florida. Naples has tons of stunning white sand beaches where you can set up camp for the day and soak up the sun while taking in the serene blue views of the endless horizon of the Gulf of Mexico. 

Italian Cuisine

Naples is named after Naples, Italy, so it’s no wonder there is plenty of exceptional Italian cuisine in Naples. Be sure to try some of the city’s wonderful pasta or pizza while you’re here.

Places to Stay – Naples, Florida Vacation Rentals

Here at Rent Naples, we offer some of the best Naples vacation rentals on the market. We are dedicated to making your stay in our little paradise as comfortable and luxurious as it can be. We are proud to offer both monthly rentals, for summer trips, and annual rentals for families looking for a long term residence in Florida.

If you’re looking for a charming place to call home in Naples, look no further. Our rentals will not disappoint!