With its fantastic tropical climate, more than 30 miles of white sandy beaches, and endless activities, it's no wonder Naples was named on Where to Retire magazine's list of "America's 100 Best Places to Retire." Let's dive into just a few of the reasons retirees are flocking to this breathtaking stretch of Florida.
Located along the warm waters of the Gulf Coast, Naples offers some of the best beaches in the world with an average of 300 days of sunshine. Unlike to many Florida communities, beaches and beach access are free to the public and offer easy access.
Favorites like Barefoot Beach Preserve and Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park are always popular for sunsets, swimming, kayaking, boating, fishing, and other water sports. And with an average temperate of 77 degrees, you never need much encouragement to go outside and enjoy the weather.
You can also travel about 45 miles north to the famous shelling islands of Sanibel and Captiva.
From boutiques to antiques, Naples offers an array of shopping options. In the downtown area, for example, you can go shopping at popular hot spots like Fifth Avenue South and Third Street, offering cute clothing shops, jewelry stores and outdoor cafes within walking distance of the beach.
If you're looking for an upscale shopping experience, then Waterside Shops is the place to go. Here, you'll find high-end retailers like Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tiffany & Co., William Sonoma and much, much more.
In addition to the obvious reasons why Naples is such a popular area to retire, other reasons include its low crime rate, access to award-winning medical care, and low property taxes. Sun RV Resorts offers two outstanding locations at Marco Naples and Lake San Marino that cater specifically to the active 55+ plus crowd. Find out for yourself all of the reasons why Naples is the perfect place for your retirement.
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