Fabulous Finds Across Southwest Florida

From classic malls and outlets to open-air lifestyle centers and specialty boutiques, the area has it all

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Whether you’re a resident looking for a little retail therapy or a visitor in search of a memorable find, there are plenty of shopping opportunities in Southwest Florida. From classic malls and outlets to open-air lifestyle centers and specialty boutiques, the area has it all.

Collier County

Greater Naples

Coastland Center Mall

1900 Tamiami Trail N., Naples

Coastland Center, Naples’ only indoor shopping center, lets you beat the heat while perusing goods at anchors Dillard’s, JC Penney, and Macy’s. This longtime Tamiami Trail landmark with 100 shops and restaurants is home to favorites Abercrombie & Fitch, Hollister, Old Navy, and Aéropostale.

Fifth Avenue South

Downtown Naples

Naples’ historic business district is home to more than 40 restaurants, cafés, and sweets shops, as well as a dazzling collection of galleries, jewelry boutiques, and clothing shops. Here you’ll discover Alice Simone, Arabesque of Naples stationer, Giggle Moon children’s wear, Marilyn’s hat emporium, English Traditions furnishings, Lovejoy Antiques, Regatta gifts, Port Royal Jewelers, Provident Jewelry, and Bluemercury, a cosmetics and skincare retailer. Hungry shoppers don’t need to leave the avenue to please their palates. The delectable dining choices include Sails, Brambles English Tearoom & Gift Shop, The French Brasserie Rustique, Pazzo! Italian Café, BiCE Ristorante, and a whole lot more.

Galleria Shoppes at Vanderbilt

2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples

A Mediterranean-style setting provides a relaxing vibe at Galleria Shoppes at Vanderbilt, where visitors discover unique stores like Zazou, Kathryn’s Collection, and Pop Toy Co., plus upscale consignment shops True Fashionistas and Designer Divas. It is also home to health and beauty outlets and services for makeup, body sculpting, European wax, nails, and nutrition. Grab a bite at Flaco’s Mexican Restaurant, Havana Blue, or Mojo Thai & Sushi Bar. If fresh flowers, baked goods, and honey are on your shopping list, the Galleria Shoppes hosts a year-round, pet-friendly farmers market.

Mercato

9118 Strada Place, Naples

Perfect for a date night, Mercato is home to 13 places to eat and drink, the state-of-the art Silverspot Cinema, and special community events. It is also home to perennial favorites J. Crew, Jos. A. Bank, Nordstrum Rack, and Tommy Bahama, featuring luxurious and casual clothing that matches Southwest Florida’s weather and way of life. This lifestyle center also holds unexpected finds, such as East West Fine Art, Cariloha Bamboo eco-friendly home store, Paper Source, and Yoga Lab.

Naples Design District

Central Naples

The Naples Design District—spanning 10 bocks from Fifth Avenue South to Seventh Avenue North, and the east side of U.S. 41 to Goodlette-Frank Road—is a regional destination with 40 businesses offering an eclectic mix of artwork, furnishings and antiques, interior and architectural design services, home accents, lighting, wine, food, and culture.

Tin City Waterfront Shops

1200 Fifth Ave. S., Naples

Tin City—a kitschy, fun-filled destination for the whole family, and for your Northern visitors—is a collection of colorful, tin-roofed Old Florida buildings on the Gordon River. A former oyster- and clam-processing plant, it is home to more than 30 locally owned shops, two restaurants, and water-based adventures and boat rides.

The Village Shops on Venetian Bay

4200 Gulf Shore Blvd. N., Naples

More than 45 shops and restaurants are set in the old-world ambience of The Village Shops on Venetian Bay, a waterfront destination. Meander through upscale shops A Horse of a Different Color, Wildflower, Teruzzi menswear, Sara Campbell, Dana Tyler, Casanova Venetian Glass & Art, and Sukie’s Wine Shop. You’ll also find names you know, including J.McLaughlin, Sperry, and Tommy Bahama.

Third Street South

Downtown Naples

Head to downtown’s Third Street South for fashions from Marissa Collections, a luxury boutique for men and women. From surfer threads to classic looks, there are endless options on Third Street South, including Maus & Hoffman, J.McLaughlin, John Craig Clothier, and C. Orrico, a Lilly Pulitzer boutique. This sophisticated destination for art, antiques, home and garden decor, gourmet food and wine, and jewelry boasts award-winning dining at Campiello Ristorante & Bar, Barbatella, Sea Salt, Jane’s Garden Café on Third, Ridgway Bar & Grill, and The Continental.

Waterside Shops

5415 Tamiami Trail N., Naples

At the south end of Pelican Bay, Waterside Shops is home to 60 shops and restaurants—anchored by Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue—geared toward affluent shoppers. Highlights include Carolina Herrera, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany, Rolex, Bulgari, L’Occitane, and Johnny Was. Many other popular stores offer something for everyone in the family, including Anthropologie, Apple, Gucci, J. Jills, Pottery Barn, Lilly Pulitzer, Michael Kors, and Tesla.

Marco Island

Marco Walk Plaza

599 S. Collier Blvd., Marco Island

This open-air plaza with fine restaurants and small boutiques on the south end of the island is walking distance from major resorts and hotels, offering a collection of specialty shops, such as Chico’s and Beach Daisy, popular for women’s clothing and accessories, as well as salons, spas, and dining options that are anything but ordinary. Convenient parking with valet options and covered walkways invite you to explore what’s around every corner.

The Esplanade Shoppes at Marco Island

760 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island

Arrive by car or boat to The Esplanade Shoppes, an Italian-style village of upscale shops, specialty stores, fine dining, luxury residences, and a 77-slip marina on the northern tip of Marco Island. Stroll around its lush landscaping, fountains, courtyard, and waterfront loggias while browsing for resort wear or boating apparel, shoes, fishing gear, and souvenirs.

Lee County

Cape Coral

Cape Harbour

5828 Cape Harbour Drive, Cape Coral

Cape Harbour, at the southern tip of Cape Coral, is a luxury waterfront residential and yachting community with a full-service marina with popular dining and shopping opportunities, including Harbour View Gallery, Islands Gift Shop, and Scentiments Handbags & Apparel, featuring upscale resort wear, including Peruvian cottons, linens, and silks.

Coralwood Center

2301 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral

This conveniently located center is home to more than 23 retailers, restaurants, and services, including Bealls Outlet, HomeGoods, Ulta Beauty, and JC Penney. Shoppers can grab a bite at a restaurant or café, take in a movie at Marquee Cinemas, or work out at LA Fitness. The budget grocer ALDI’s is one of its newest tenants.

Northpoint Shopping Center

1811-1847 N.E. Pine Island Road, Cape Coral

Cape Coral’s massive Northpoint Shopping Center on Pine Island Road is where you’ll find any number of big brands you know.

Shops at Surfside

2354 Surfside Blvd., Cape Coral

Featured shops here include Belk, HomeGoods, Dollar Tree, Starbucks, and Woody’s Waterside Grill.

South Cape

Downtown Cape Coral

S.E. 47th Terrace, Cape Coral

The historic commercial hub of Cape Coral, this pedestrian-friendly, walkable district is home to year-round community events, locally owned shops, and 60 eateries, pubs, and cafés. South Cape, the pulse of the city’s nightlife, is easily reached from Fort Myers via the Cape Coral Bridge and Cape Coral Parkway.

Estero

Coconut Point

23106 Fashion Drive, Estero

Coconut Point is a picturesque outdoor mall featuring more than 140 stores including Dillard’s, Apple, Aveda, DSW Shoe Warehouse, J. Jill, Loft, Lilly Pulitzer, and Barnes & Noble, as well as restaurants surrounding several acres of lakes with a boardwalk. You’ll also discover little gems like Naples Soap Company, COCO Art Gallery, and Everything But Water. Before a show at the 16-screen Hollywood Theaters, indulge at Amore Brick Oven Pizza, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, South Fork Grille, or Tommy Bahama Marlin Bar, or grab a quick bite at Five Guys Burgers and Fries. 

Miromar Design Center

10800 Corkscrew Road, Estero

Just across the street from the outlets is Miromar Design Center, a one-stop design destination for solutions and inspiration at 45 home furnishing and design stores representing hundreds of brands. Sign up for a professional consultation at the center or peruse fabrics, flooring, furnishings, lighting, accessories, wallpaper, window treatments, and closet organization systems with your licensed design professional.

Miromar Outlets

10801 Corkscrew Road, Estero

Miromar Outlets’ store directory is music to discount shoppers’ ears: Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Columbia Sportswear, Nike, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, and Under Armour. There are more than 140 designer and brand-name outlets for the home and everyone in the family. Sweets-lovers also make regular treks to patronize Norman Love Confections and Le Macaron French Pastries.

Fort Myers Beach

Santini Marina Plaza

7205 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach

At the southern end of Estero Island, the Santini Marina Plaza is home to the widest varieties of shops in one location on the island. Shoppers can find clothing, swimwear, shoes, jewelry, books, liquor and libations, hardware, and even a pack-and-ship facility for sending it all home instead of having to pack your finds.

Times Square

Fort Myers Beach Pier/Estero Boulevard

Times Square is the heart of downtown Estero Island, full of small shops and restaurants, street performers, and plenty of spots to sit down and relax.

Greater Fort Myers Area

Bell Tower

Daniels Parkway and U.S. 41, Fort Myers

A long-time favorite go-to for fashion, beauty, and meeting up with friends for dinner or a movie, the Bell Tower recently completed a comprehensive redevelopment to modernize the 343,000-square-foot destination with updated architecture, storefronts, and lighting. New tenants include Dave & Buster’s, Ocean View & Seventh, Ice Spot, G’s Bridal & Haute Couture, and Burntwood Tavern. Longtime staples at Bell Tower include Trader Rick’s “for the artful woman,” Talbot’s, Ulta Beauty, and Williams-Sonoma. Popular restaurants include Cantina Laredo, DaRuMa, and Grimaldi’s Coal Brick-Oven Pizza, and Mimi’s Bistro and Bakery, among others.

Edison Mall

4125 Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers

A Fort Myers landmark, Edison Mall holds well-known anchors Macy’s, Dillard’s, and JC Penney, as well as American Eagle Outfitters, GameStop, GNC Nutritional Center, Spencer’s Gifts, and Pandora, as well as specialty stores, hair salons, and a food court. 

Fort Myers River District

Downtown Fort Myers

Put on your walking shoes to explore the shopping opportunities that await in downtown Fort Myers. The River District is home to art and eye candy galore, beginning with Arts for ACT Gallery & Boutique and The Franklin Shops. Hunt for great finds at The Goodwill Boutique on First Street, Joe’s Record Exchange, Market Earth, Naples Soap Company, and Seed and Bean. For antiques and home decor, the River District and surrounding neighborhoods has several interesting shops, including Remedies Parlor, The Nest, Timeless Classics, and Paris Market Antique Mall.

Gannon’s Antiques and Art

16521 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers

If you like to go on treasure hunts, you’ll feel right at home at Gannon’s Antiques and Art, home to an upscale collection of 100 vendors’ fine art, collectibles, decor, and furnishings.

Gulf Coast Town Center

9903 Gulf Coast Main Street, Fort Myers

This town center near the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University has more than 100 shops, a movie complex, spacious courtyards, restaurants, and nightlife. It is a magnet for anglers and outdoorsmen, with its sprawling Bass Pro Shop. Teens like Ron Jon Surf Shop and Marshall’s, while big-box favorites like Ross, PetCo, and JoAnn Fabrics and Crafts maintain loyal shoppers. It recently underwent a $10 million upgrade that includes a streamlined drop-off/pick-up location and valet parking.

Sanibel Outlets

20350 Summerlin Road, Fort Myers

This outlet mall on the mainland east of the Sanibel Causeway attracts savvy shoppers to its 40 leading designer and name-brand stores. Find staples at Maidenform, Jockey, Levi’s, Carter’s,  and Calvin Klein, or browse for shoes (Rack Room Shoes, Famous Footwear, Crocs), sports apparel (Nike, Under Armour, The Gap, Banana Republic), and vacation-related goods (Sunglass Hut, Swim Mart, and Samsonite). Fuel up at eateries such as Dante’s Coal Fired Kitchen and Cheeburger Cheeburger.

Pine Island/Matlacha

Pine Island Road, Between Cape Coral and Pine Island

This small island (pronounced Mat-luh-SHAY) is located due west of Cape Coral across a small bridge spanning from the mainland to Pine Island. Matlacha is an artist’s paradise, dotted with whimsical shops and galleries, seafood markets, waterside restaurants, and a waterfront community park. Find bohemian beach threads, art for your home, and special gifts.

Sanibel Island

Olde Sanibel Shoppes 

630 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel

There’s something here for everyone in the family. This pet-friendly shopping center with Old Florida charm draws locals and visitors to Suncatchers’ Dream and Sanibel Art & Frame for home decor, Island Paws for pet needs and pampering, and apparel and accessories at Amy’s Something Special and JB Designs.

Periwinkle Place Shopping Center

2075 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel

Periwinkle Place’s 26 shops include the original Chico’s, Congress Jewelers, Trader Rick’s, and Sanibel Olive Oil, as well as the award-winning Blue Giraffe Restaurant.

Tahitian Gardens

1975–2019 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel

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Designer labels, unique collections, toys, jewelry, and more are in store at Pandora’s Box, Synergy Sportswear, Sanibel Resort Wear, Adventures in Paradise, Wilford & Lee, The Cedar Chest Fine Jewelry, and Shiny Objects. Get a made-to-order meal at Paper Fig Kitchen or Sanibel Café.

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