Naples and Marco Island offer a variety of great shopping experiences, like the idyllic Tin City or great downtown shopping on Fifth Avenue South.
Coastland Center Mall
It's time to make a trip to Coastland Center for the best in shopping, entertainment and dining! Whether you enjoy a relaxing dinner at The Cheesecake Factory or Vivi Italian Ristorante, or shopping at over 100 of your favorite stores including Abercrombie & Fitch, Hollister Co or Victoria's Secret. Coastland Center offers a complete entertainment experience. Don't forget to grab a bite in the Food Court and let the kids play at their " Everglades Adventure" soft play area.
1900 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34102
The Esplanade Shoppes, Residences and Marina located on Smokehouse Bay, is a coastal Italian-style village consisting of upscale retailers, small specialty stores, fine dining and luxury waterfront residences on Marco Island. The attention given to the architectural detail is evident with every critical glance. From the expansive waterfront loggias and two levels of convenient covered parking to the lush floral landscaping and fountains, the retail experience at The Esplanade is exceptional.
760 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island, FL 34145
Fifth Avenue South
Shops, style and surprises. Enjoy fabulous 5th Avenue, 3rd Street South, and the Bayfront. Escape to the eclectic shopping venues of 41-10, Crayton Cove and Tin City. Stroll a gallery, find that special unique gift, entertain friends. From sidewalk cafes to world-class dining, enjoy a meal then visit the area's most pristine beach and pier. All within a short walking distance.
800 5th Avenue South, Naples, FL 34102
Marco Town Center Mall
A warm tropical welcome awaits you at Marco Town Center Mall, located on North Collier Boulevard at Bald Eagle Drive on Marco Island. Luxuriously landscaped, the Mall is a charming Old Florida style village with cobblestone paths, tin roofs, and uniquely woven shop-lined streets. You will revel in delight at the chic selection of boutiques with stylish apparel. From fun beachwear to high fashion for a night on the island, you will find everything you need. If you are looking for a great breakfast or a fabulous dinner, then tickle your tastebuds at Marco Town Center Mall's fine selection of restaurants. Also, enjoy weekly concerts at the gazebos or see a play at the local theater. For more information visit www.marcotowncentermall.com.
Third Street South
Next to the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, the 19th century Naples Pier, and the colorful original beach cottages, the sophisticated and delightful shopping and dining on historic Third Street South awaits--amidst courtyards, antique European fountains, and lush colorful cascading flowers. Nestled among its courtyards and plazas the historic area is brimming with chic fashions and casual clothes and all manner of accessories and jewelry; galleries filled with fine art and sculptures; antique stores with porcelains, silver and furniture; boutiques overflowing with decorations and gifts for every part of the house and garden; and spas and salons all surrounded by Naples' history.
Third Street South, Naples, FL
Tin City Waterfront Marketplace is Naples' original shopping sensation. Here, in a setting which recalls Naples' nautical past, you'll find more than 32 creative boutiques and great restaurants. Originally a 1920's clam shelling and oyster processing plant, Tin City retains the rustic, maritime spirit of what was once the center of Naples' fishing industry.
U.S. 41 East at Goodlette Rd., Naples, FL
Village on Venetian Bay
Set on the waterfront of Venetian Bay, The Village is known for its great shops and personlized customer service. For ladies and men, choose from superb styling from the casual to the elegant. The Village on Venetian Bay is also the place for children's apparel, dazzling jewels, exquisite art galleries, and gifts for the home!
4200 Gulf Shore Blvd North, Naples, FL 34103
Waterside Shops is the Gulf Coast's most sumptuous shopping and dining destination where the finest names in luxury retail and fashionable lifestyle stores are set amid a lush landscape of 30,000 tropical plants and flowering shrubs, a 550-foot-long, hand-laid rock wall punctuated by cascading water, and dramatic lightning features. Its more than 60 shops and restaurants, as well as Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom, let you indulge in the extraordinary while you delight in the everyday.
5415 Tamiami Trail N, Naples, FL 34108
239-598-1605, www.watersideshops.comCopyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun