Moving to Naples

Naples

Naples pier.  Photo by Ebyabe.  Used under terms of Creative Commons license CC BY-SA 3.0.

Naples pier. Photo by Ebyabe. Used under terms of Creative Commons license CC BY-SA 3.0.

Naples has a reputation for attracting a lot of retirees–it might have something to do with the beautiful beaches, wonderful restaurants, many golf courses, and great healthcare systems.  But there’s something in Naples for all ages!  Visit the Naples Chamber of Commerce to request a relocation guide.

Realty

Visit NaplesArea.com to research general property availability.  While we don’t promote one realtor above another, this site is helpful for getting an idea of the types of homes generally available, how many people own vs. rent, price averages, and dollars per square foot.

Schools

The several public schools of Naples are administrated by Collier County Public Schools.  Clicking that link will take you to a list.

Private schools include:

There are four colleges near Naples, Bonita Springs, and Estero:

News & Weather

Naples Daily News is the local newspaper.

While summers are hot, things start cooling off in October, and we enjoy simply fantastic weather during “Season,” which runs from approximately January to March.

Healthcare

The two main healthcare systems in town are NCH and Physicians Regional, each of which has two hospitals.  NCH has 681 beds total, while Physician’s Regional has 201. 

Collier Health Services (CHS) is a private, not-for-profit health care provider with 12 health care facilities located throughout Naples and Collier County. CHS provides basic primary and preventative medical and dental health care services.

Recreation

If golf is your game, you’re in luck.  Naples has more golf courses per capita than any area in the world.

If you prefer to get your sand and sun on the shore, Naples’ beaches run for more than 10 miles along the Gulf of Mexico, and were voted the best beach in America by the Travel Channel in 2005.

If you enjoy connecting to nature, try the Naples Zoo, the Botanical Gardens, or the many nearby parks, including Corkscrew Swamp SanctuaryEverglades National ParkBig Cypress National PreserveFlorida Panther National Wildlife RefugeTen Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge, and Picayune Strand State Forest

For shopping, people-watching, and eating out, try Fifth Avenue South, Third Street South, or outdoor malls like Venetian Village or Mercato.  The Mercato is particularly known for its nightlife.

If you’re craving culture, there’s Opera Naples, Artis, Naples Players, and the Gulfshore Playhouse to get you started.

 

Christus Victor Lutheran Church is a proud member of the Bonita Springs Chamber of Commerce.

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