Naples, Florida has repeatedly been recognized as one of the best communities (like the ever in demand Pine Ridge) in the United States to call home. It boasts incredible neighborhoods where luxury waterside homes are part of estates where exclusive club membership is part and parcel of the experience. It is a place where yachts and motor yachts are moored outside houses boasting some of the most impressive architecture in the country. Where canals traverse the landscape allowing visitors and residents access to the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and some of the best sport fishing in the world. It is also a place of great natural beauty, excellent entertainment venues, and exceptional dining destinations.
However, those who are living on estates like Pine Ridge real estate are also drawn to the fabulous, sunny days of Florida and the charms of Naples due to the incredible shopping opportunities that can be found within easy reach of their communities. The sheer variety of the shopping experiences that can be enjoyed making it a challenge to select which would best suit one on a particular day – and fulfill a specific need of retail.
Here are some of the best collections of retail outlets near Pine Ridge
1. Waterside Shops
A firm favorite with both visitors to Naples and locals this is an excellent collection of retail establishments and dining destinations. With anchor tenants that include Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue, it could be said that the mall caters for the upper end of the market. Other tenants like Gucci and Tiffany & Co certainly help maintain that reputation. However, a closer examination of the tenant’s list shows that in reality, there are retail outlets across several price points. A vast range of eating establishments also makes shopping here an experience be savored.
2. Coastland Center
With a selection of over 100 retail, entertainment, and dining destinations, this is a center that has something for everyone. A nice mix of label type retail outlets (think Abercrombie & Fitch, Aeropostale and Cotton On) and some great eating establishments that range from the casual favorites like Burger King and the Cheesecake Factory to sit down full-service venues it’s a great place to spend the day.
3. 5th Avenue South
Considered by many to be the premier shopping experience in the Naples area, this collection of boutique retail outlets, entertainment venues, and a fantastic selection of dining establishments will not disappoint. It has something for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you are in search of beachwear, jewelry, a spa experience, or a unique piece of art, you will find an outlet that can satisfy your needs. The merely incredible collection of bars, cafes, and restaurants will be able to meet the culinary and entertainment requirements of anyone – regardless of individual tastes.
4. Naples Plaza
The newly renovated Naplesplaza has returned to its rightful place as one of the communities favorite retail destinations. The Publix supermarket and liquor store certainly do not harm its ‘ preferred status. With choices like a spa and a marine supplies shop, as well as the Publix which now focuses on organic produce and other value-added products (cheese bar anyone?) it’s fairly evident that this retail destination caters to the more affluent members of the Naples community. That said there are more than enough other choices to make it attractive to a broad cross-section of Naples visitors and locals.
Making a home in Pine Ridge, Naples allows those who enjoy the more beautiful things in life to experience something more than a unique and desirable lifestyle -it also enables them to enjoy a sense of community – and access to some incredible retail outlets.