8 Best Beaches in Florida

Whether you are searching for gleaming white sands, emerald waters or the best sunsets, Florida’s 1,200 miles of coastline has a beach town for everyone. From family-friendly to party-focused escape to paradise and tour our top 8 Florida beaches.

1. St. Petersburg, FL

Whether you’re looking for a lively game of beach volleyball or quiet wildlife viewing, you’ll find the perfect beach in the St. Pete/Clearwater area.

2. Destin

There are 13 beach access points within the city limits of Destin. Eleven are city-owned facilities, one site is owned by the county and one site is owned by the state. Parking is limited at the city beach access points and many only provide access to the beach. Check out Destin’s Interactive City Map to see these locations.

3. Naples

Naples is a city on the South West Gulf Coast of Florida. It’s average climate regularly has more than 2900 hours of sunshine a year and more than 300 sunny days a year. Below are some of Naples most popular and well know beaches for shelling, swimming and relaxing.

4. Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island Beaches are some of the most unique barrier islands of the world, having an east-west orientation when most islands are north-south. Hence, the island is gifted with great sandy beaches and an abundance of shells, winning awards for being the best shelling beach and one of the best beaches in Florida.

  • Causeway Beaches
  • Lighthouse Beach & Fishing Pier, Sanibel Island
  • Gulfside City Park, Sanibel Island
  • Tarpon Beach, Sanibel Island
  • Bowman’s Beach, Sanibel Island
  • Blind Pass Beach, Sanibel Island

5. Fort Lauderdale

The moment you take your socks off, you’re free. Warm your toes in Greater Fort Lauderdale’s 23 miles of sunkissed beaches – an easy walk from many hotels, restaurants and activities. Experience a sunny state of mind.

6. Key West

Swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling are ideal at most beaches in Key West. While they do not have the same sandy shores, as their mainland neighbors, their crows are far fewer than some of the beaches on this list. Also, lifeguards are not present at beaches, so swimming is at your own risk.

  • Fort Zachary Taylor
  • South Beach
  • Dog Beach
  • Higg’s Beach
  • Rest Beach
  • Smathers Beach

7. Fort Myers

Family-friendly resorts, Gulf-side seafood restaurants and energetic nightlife can be found on seven miles of white, sandy coastline in Fort Myers Beach. Be sure to stop by Times Square, a unique shopping and dining area located at the Fort Myers Beach Pier.

8. West Palm Beach

With Palm Beach County’s 45-mile long Atlantic shoreline, there are lots of beautiful beaches to choose. And if you like uncrowded beaches, or want to enjoy the perfect spot to grab breakfast at the beach, they have those too!

  • Coral Cove Park
  • Carlin Park
  • Jupiter Beach Park
  • Ocean Cay Park
  • Juno Beach Park
  • Loggerhead Park

Planning a Florida Vacation?

After relaxing on Naples Florida’s many beaches, return to the beauty and comfort of a home from Naples Florida Vacation Homes. We have a wide selection of homes located all over the Naples area. Whether you’re hoping to squeeze in a few rounds of golf during your visit or you’d like to relax by a private pool, you’ll find the perfect home to fit your needs.
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