If you are visiting Naples, Florida for a couple’s getaway,
you could not have made a better choice for a romantic destination.
The “Paradise Coast” is filled with beautiful beaches, fun outdoor activities, world-class dining and entertainment, plus so much more. There are many unique opportunities for you and your loved one to spend time reconnecting, getting to know each other, and creating moments that will take your breath away.
We have listed five of our favorite spots in Naples here to spark or reignite romance.
At the west end of 12th Avenue South, you will find what is possibly the ultimate spot for lovers in Naples — the Naples Pier. No matter if you visit the pier at sunrise or sundown, each experience will provide the most enchanting setting of the day. Wake up early and take a walk down the historic pier to meet the day. As the sun slowly comes up over the horizon in a haze of oranges, yellows, and blues, your honey will be amazed at the beauty of nature. At sunset, watch the sun slowly go down hand in hand with your special someone. It might be the end of the day, but it can be the beginning of a lifetime with one special question that you may want to ask your beloved — and there isn’t a better place in Naples to ask.
A visit to one of the beaches in Naples can be utterly romantic. Holding hands, feeling the sand under your feet, and soaking in the ocean views — what a great place for some quality time just for two. Located in North Naples and a stop on the trolley line is Vanderbilt Beach Park.
Pack a picnic basket filled with your favorite foods and spread out a blanket on Vanderbilt Beach’s powdery sand for a captivating ocean-view date. Just two short miles north is Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, which boasts one of the most pristine beaches on the gulf. This beautiful stretch of coastline is a wonderful place for slow, long walks looking for seashells and watching the shorebirds take flight together.
Naples Botanical Garden
Undoubtedly, the most colorful spot in Naples, the Naples Botanical Garden, is filled with beautiful plants and flowers in an array of colors that only Mother Nature could dream up. Stroll through the various gardens that exhibit a variety of plant life from Asia to the Caribbean and admire the wonders of nature with your sweetheart. Be surrounded by floral fragrances as you spend an afternoon together in one of Naples’ most popular, yet serene attractions.
Fifth Avenue South
Whether you begin or end a date here, Fifth Avenue South has many romantic offerings. This area has some of the best shopping in Naples, as well as a vibrant art scene. Intimate restaurants and cozy cafes are peppered along this area of Naples — perfect for sharing a dish and a dessert, as well as quality time to connect with each other.
There are many restaurants on Fifth Avenue South that serve delicious and various cuisines with the perfect side of ambiance. From Italian to French to steak and seafood, treat your sweetheart to a lovely candlelit meal or dine alfresco. If it’s too difficult to decide where to take your loved one, we have put some of our favorite Fifth Avenue South restaurants on our Things To Do page.
After a splendid meal, take a moonlit walk down the palm tree-lined avenue. Peer into the display windows that showcase the many works of art from the diverse galleries and chic boutiques that can be found in the heart of Naples. There are even jewelry stores showing off their selections of gems and jewels in their window displays — including diamond engagement rings.
Though it may not seem like a romantic place to take your date, the Silverspot Cinema has all of the elements for a lovely evening together. Movie dates are so nostalgic and have been part of a dating tradition since motion pictures were invented. Picture this: snuggling together while sharing a bottle of wine in a comfortable theater watching one of the latest films that is showing at the Silverspot Cinema. Located in the Mercato shopping mall, this upscale movie theater serves delicious food, as well as beer and wine, directly to you in 12 theaters, while you recline in a comfy leather chair. Spoiler Alert: A dimly lit theater is a great place to steal a kiss, too!
Of course, the Lemon Tree Inn is the ideal place to stay for a romantic getaway. We offer 34 guest rooms specifically designed to reflect the Florida vibe, all of which feature everything you need to settle in and feel right at home. Select rooms have screened in porches, and all have Adirondack chairs outside where you can sit with your darling and take in the warm Florida sunshine.
You and your dearest are invited to enjoy complimentary morning coffee and light pastries, before taking a dip in is our heated pool, just steps from each guest room. Relax in poolside chaise lounges or wander through the garden to the gazebo and unwind in the comfy chairs that are nestled amidst tropical foliage. No matter how you spend time with your sweetheart in Naples, Lemon Tree Inn is the ideal hotel to stay in to experience it all.