Vanderbilt Beach

The Vanderbilt Beach real estate market has an eclectic selection of fine properties to choose from.
The majority of Naples Vanderbilt Beach single family homes are in Connors Vanderbilt Beach Estates, located on the west side of Vanderbilt Drive on fourteen canal front avenues along the Vanderbilt Bay. Most have a boat lifts /slips and provide direct gulf access via Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park. In the Connors Vanderbilt section along Gulf Shore Drive and the three cul-de-sac streets adjacent to it, single family homes along the beach, or within walking distance are also available and typically offer deeded beach access and dramatic views. These single family home neighborhoods are a mix of new, recently built , larger estate luxury homes, and "tear downs", smaller homes built more than 20 years ago. Most homes for sale in Vanderbilt Beach are priced in the 900s and reach well into the millions.
 
 

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Upscale beachside community with a casual atmosphere

Vanderbilt Beach is a quiet community in Naples, Florida, with lush parks, easy water access, and a sophisticated yet unpretentious atmosphere. Located next to some of the city’s best beachside restaurants, a great state park with undeveloped beach areas, and world-class hotels like the Ritz-Carlton Hotel and the LaPlaya Hotel, Vanderbilt Beach offers unparalleled amenities in a central location with eternal sunshine. Vanderbilt Beach’s real estate offers a vast assortment of housing options, from luxe single-family homes to affluent condominiums located directly on the Gulf.
 

What to Love

  • Excellent docking areas for boaters
  • A casual and relaxed beach environment 
  • Access to excellent waterfront dining 
  • Parks and green spaces to enjoy 
  • Convenient access to Naples and its amenities 
 

Local Lifestyle

Locals love Vanderbilt Beach for its many benefits. Its proximity to the Gulf of Mexico makes it easy to relax on the beach, engage in thrilling watersports, and indulge in gulf-front dining all in the same day. Boating is especially popular here, as Vanderbilt Beach’s docking access rivals some of Naples’ larger communities and includes 16 streets located on canals with private docks. Residents in Vanderbilt Beach appreciate the area’s laid-back atmosphere and its proximity to famous hotels and resorts, whose grounds give locals access to superior amenities like fine dining and rejuvenating spa experiences.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Vanderbilt Beach and the surrounding communities are replete with fabulous dining and shopping. The Ritz-Carlton, Naples features six exquisite restaurants. From traditional Italian fare to mouth-watering sushi and fresh, gulf-caught seafood, you are sure to find a menu that will suit your culinary palate.
 
At La Playa Beach & Golf Resort, you will experience fine dining at BALEEN Naples, whose chic and refined restaurant overlooks the resort’s private beach. For locally-sourced seafood, steak, and other culinary delights, book a reservation at The Turtle Club, a scenic restaurant located on Gulf Shore Drive.
 
Nearby shopping centers like Waterside Shops and The Village Shops on Venetian Bay feature high-end boutiques, upscale specialty shores, and eateries serving Naples’ most delicious culinary creations.
 

Things to Do

Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park is located at the end of Vanderbilt Beach and offers a plethora of recreational activities, from fishing and boating to snorkeling and swimming. The park is located along the route to Wiggens Pass, a bustling waterway where all boats must go to enter the Gulf of Mexico.
 
Private beach access is available from most homes in Vanderbilt Beach, making relaxing days spent in the sun, sand, and sea everyday occurrences. It’s as simple as leaving your front doorstep to access Naples’ most picturesque beaches.
 
Those who prefer land over the sea will enjoy the thriving attractions located in and around Vanderbilt Beach. Numerous botanical gardens, museums, and art galleries are found throughout Naples and provide a plethora of unforgettable experiences for its guests.
 

Schools

Collier County Public Schools serves the community of Vanderbilt Beach. Top-performing schools in the area include:
  • The Village School of Naples, PK-12th 
  • Gulfview Middle School, 6th-8th 
  • Barron Collier High School, 9th-12th
 
 
 

Work With Us

Our 45+ years of real estate experience in luxury properties as an agent, is enhanced with additional 30 years of experience from Mimi, as Architect & Licensed High-End Interior Design experience in Naples, helping us understand how to evaluate floor plan, building, and potential design when you evaluate the price of a property and future changes.