Vanderbilt Beach Condos

Welcome to Vanderbilt Beach

Beach Life Matched With City Amenities

Vanderbilt Beach is an unincorporated beach community in Naples, Florida. As the name suggests, it is best known for its long, pristine and sandy beach. However, that does not mean that Vanderbilt Beach is only a vacation spot. Being just 9 miles from the center of Naples, it is ideally placed for a perfect blend between beach comfort and city amenities. Vanderbilt Beach affords a pleasant residential environment and extensive recreational resources. The community consists of people who live and work in the area year round, seasonal residents and visitors who flock here to enjoy the beautiful weather annually. The neighborhood is largely a condo community but at the same time has a good selection of single family homes, mostly in Naples Park (where investors flock for quality rentals because of it's superb location between Mercato and the beach).

What Makes Vanderbilt Beach Stand Out?

  • The resort-style community of Vanderbilt Beach stretches approximately 1 mile along the golden, sun-drenched Gulf of Mexico beachfront. This means that it has great housing options for people who are boat enthusiasts. In Vanderbilt Beach you can own property along Gulf Shore Boulevard and north of Vanderbilt beach road, where you can park your boat in your house.
  • Maintaining the highest quality of life is the driving force behind the planners and residents of this captivating North Naples community. Enthusiasm for the place and the laid-back lifestyle literally wafts on the breeze, enveloping all who venture close.
  • Condominiums are an expected and welcomed piece of any exclusive, beachfront community. Vanderbilt beach condos blend perfectly with the relaxed atmosphere at the water’s edge. Wind-swept balconies, walls of windows, endless panoramic water and scenic land views, plus the soothing powers of sea-salt air are all part of the package.
  • Starting in the north at the ecologically diverse and picturesque Delnor Wiggins State Park and continuing down the coast as far south as the world-renown Ritz-Carlton Hotel on Vanderbilt Drive, this area teems with the grace of nature’s gem, the Southwest Gulf Coast of Florida.
  • Because of its enticing beauty and location, Vanderbilt Beach has many gorgeous public and private golf courses to offer such as the Old Collier Golf Club and La Playa.
  • Vanderbilt Beach is home to many exciting clubs like the Pelican Isle Yacht Club to indulge in boat sporting activity.
  • In addition to that, it is cross from Mercato shopping Centre with many other phenomenal restaurants and shops close by to keep you covered of all necessities.

Vanderbilt Beach Neighborhood Real Estate Highlights

The Vanderbilt Beach neighborhood is approximately 0.68 square miles and is located north of Pelican Bay, south of Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park and between Vanderbilt Drive and the Gulf of Mexico. There are 3,199 residences within the Vanderbilt Beach neighborhood (503 single family homes and 2,696 condominiums).

  • 47 single family homes sold in Vanderbilt Beach in 2020 at an average of $1,958,933 ($683 per square foot), an average size of 2,923 square feet and an average lot size of 0.23 acres.
  • 104 condominiums sold in Vanderbilt Beach in 2020 at an average of $1,005,939 ($531 per square foot) and an average size of 1,611 square feet.
  • For more detailed marketing info on Vanderbilt Beach, check out our year-end 2020 75-page Luxury Naples Real Estate Market Report. Jump to page 50 for Vanderbilt Beach.

    Shopping, Dining and Entertainment

    Anchored by Whole Foods Market, Nordstrom Rack and Silver spot Cinema, a 12-screen premier-style theater, Mercato offers 12 notable restaurants, over 20 upscale retailers and luxury residential condominiums. Mercato hosts a vibrant year-round event calendar with most events free and open to the public. Mercato is Naples Florida’s newest shopping, boating and dining district is just a couple of miles away and is a short drive or bike ride away.

    For fine shopping, hit Fifth Avenue South and Third Street South. Further north, the Village at Venetian Bay and the Waterside Shops at Pelican Bay are lush outdoor boutique malls. At the Mercato Shops, in addition to a variety of stores and a Whole Foods, you'll find a luxury movie theater. Coastland Center is a typical name brand indoor mall. You may want to do some souvenir shopping at Tin City Waterfront Shops before or after a Naples Bay boat cruise. You can also visit Naples own Outlet Center, but it is small in comparison to others; true outlet enthusiasts will want to head north to the Miromar Outlets in Estero.

    Moreover, Vanderbilt Beach is home to The Ritz Carlton, Turtle Club an outstanding beachfront restaurant and La Playa hotel, one of only a handful of beachfront hotels in Naples. Vanderbilt Beach even has a Ferrari dealership.

    Things to Do In and Around Vanderbilt Beach

    • Vanderbilt Beach Park is one of the most popular beach accesses, because it is in a prime location near upscale hotels and in the popular North Naples area. Vanderbilt Beach offers wide space for all visitors, gorgeous white sand surroundings, sea oats and rest room access. There is ample car parking, with easy handicap accessibility to the beach, rest rooms and showers. Bicycle racks are located close to the beach.
    • Do not miss out on great shelling in the early morning and bird watching at all hours. Within the park is a tropical coastal hammock where you can see subtropical vegetation and native wildlife.
    • Naples is a wealthy beach enclave, with one of the highest proportions of millionaires per capita in the country. You would expect such a well-to-do location to have well-to-do hotels, and Vanderbilt Beach does not disappoint. If you are looking to splurge, stay at the Ritz Carlton or the Waldorf Astoria.
    • If you are not looking to splurge, then relax on the 10-mile-long public beach, or window-shop in the cute downtown. Take a break from beach lounging to visit the nearby Everglades National Park, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, and Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge.
    • In addition to the fine beaches, top attractions include the Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens, Conservancy of Southwest Florida, and Everglades Excursions that depart from Naples. You will want to take a boat cruise from Naples Bay to view the beautiful Naples homes and see Florida marine life; we recommend the Sweet Liberty sailing catamaran. In North Naples, the Naples Marina and Excursions offers nature tours by boat. For cultural activities, Naples has a lot to offer. From the Von Liebig Art Center to the Artis-Naples to the Naples Players at Sugden Community Theater, you are sure to find what you are looking for. Further, Naples is known to have more golf courses per capita than any other city in the world. You can play your game at clubs like La Playa.
    • The Conservancy of Southwest Florida operates nature centers, a wildlife rehabilitation facility and a nature store. They offer land and water excursions to experience Florida's vast natural resources.


    Naples has an excellent reputation for its education department, with the Collier County Public Schools District winning an “A” rating from the Florida Department of Education three years running. As of 2020, there are 54,000+ students and 90+ public and private schools throughout Naples with a wide choice of both public and private schools around Vanderbilt Beach neighborhood, including:



    Visit for more options and information.

    Living Area

    Properties List

    Work With Matt

    Whether considering a sale or purchase, I truly enjoy helping achieve great results. Contact me and put 18+ years experience and $500M+ in sales to work for you.