Yachting Communities in Collier County

From the Gulf of Mexico and Intracoastal Waterway to inland lakes, canals, and rivers, Southwest Florida communities enjoy endless boating and stunning sunsets


Esplanade Marco Island | Marco Island
Located in the center of Marco Island, Esplanade is a waterfront, mid-rise condominium community with 72 residences and a 77-boat-slip marina on Smokehouse Bay. The Mediterranean-style Esplanade includes a fitness center and pool, and it is a bustling commercial center with shopping, dining, beauty services, and entertainment. Deeded boat slips provide direct access to the Gulf of Mexico.

Little Harbour | Naples
Little Harbour is a gated community with exclusive Port Royal associate membership eligibility. This unique enclave of luxury homes also offers community boat slips and beach access, and is just a short stroll or bike ride away from Third Street South dining and shopping.

Longshore Lake | North Naples
Longshore Lake is a gated waterside development of graceful homes shaded by palm trees, live oaks, and other native and tropical flora. Located 1.4 miles east of I-75 at Immokalee Road, this community’s 88 acres of lakes invite boating on watercraft of up to 17 feet and catch-and-release fishing. Other amenities include tennis, a clubhouse, dining, a fitness center, a playground, and walking paths.

Naples Reserve | South Naples
Paddleboarding, canoeing, kayaking, and electric boats are popular at Naples Reserve’s 125-acre private lake. Residents can venture out from their own private dock, meet up for a flotilla with neighbors at KonTiki Island, or cruise around on the community’s boat that departs from the dock at the Island Club. Naples Reserve is one of the newest planned developments in Southwest Florida, featuring 11 neighborhoods with 22 integrated lakes. The community’s preserved landscape of 688 acres is bordered by the Picayune Strand State Forest.

Pelican Isle | North Naples
This community of three waterfront, high-rise buildings with a total of 136 condo units is located on a 15-acre island in North Naples that overlooks Wiggins Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

The condos surround the Pelican Isle Yacht Club—Naples’ only private island club—with its full-service marina with 190 wet slips that can accommodate vessels up to 55 feet. The yacht club has a private social and dining club, pontoon shuttles to Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park or Barefoot Beach, fitness, tennis and pickleball programs, bocce courts, and a resort-style pool.

Tarpon Cove Yacht & Racquet Club | North Naples
Tarpon Cove is a premier waterfront community with views of the Gulf of Mexico, featuring a restaurant, clubhouse, tennis courts, pool bar, and lounge. A water shuttle takes members to the Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park. Within the community is Cove Towers, a gated collection of five towers with views of Wiggins Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. The Wiggins Bay Dock Owners Association represents 93 boat dock owners at Tarpon Cove.

Windstar on Naples Bay | Naples
Windstar on Naples Bay is a gated community with a deep-water harbor and a golf course close to downtown Naples. Windstar is nestled along 2 miles of Naples Bay and Haldeman Creek with a full-service marina. Its location provides easy access to Gordon Pass and the Gulf of Mexico, along the Port Royal and downtown Naples corridor, or southbound to Keewaydin Island and Marco Island. Southpointe Yacht Club is a 72-slip yacht basin, with slips ranging in size from 33 feet to 72 feet. Club amenities include a Tom Fazio–designed golf course, dining, tennis, and fitness programs, as well as other social activities. Windstar also offers a shuttle boat to Keewaydin Island.

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