Love beaches, sunsets, and island views? Get away to Southwest Coast Florida!

Amazing beaches, island views, and top sights from Manatee Park to Imaginarium Hands - On Museum—discover it all in Southwest Coast Florida.

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Beaches, Nature and Sunsets

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Where to stay in Southwest Coast Florida

Siesta Key Village
Siesta Key featuring general coastal views, a sandy beach and a sunset

Siesta Key Village

Known for Beaches, Sunsets, Small Town

4.5/5(226 reviews)

Siesta Key Village is a welcoming neighborhood with many tasty options for restaurants and bars. In addition to its small-town vibe, the neighborhood has many charming qualities. Take in the natural beauty of the beaches and sunsets—or broaden your horizons with the local live music and shopping.

Old Naples
Naples which includes a sunset and a beach

Old Naples

Known for Beaches, Theaters, Shopping

4.5/5(331 reviews)

Old Naples is a welcoming neighborhood with many tasty options for restaurants and cafés. Take in the natural beauty of the beaches and sunsets—or broaden your horizons with the local shopping.

Fruitville
If you near exit #210 in Sarasota and looking for Sushi..... This is the best place... The best place near exit # 210. It's more a neighborhood place if you know what I mean..... And, rumor has it, there is no MSG!
trover photo by Bill Dillard

Fruitville

Known for Bird Watching, Nature, Wildlife

4.5/5(95 reviews)

Fruitville is a welcoming neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants. Part of the neighborhood's charm is its natural features. You can experience the local shopping, or enjoy the natural beauty of the beaches.

Pelican Bay
The Baker Museum as well as a small group of people

Pelican Bay

Known for Beaches, Dining, Shopping

4.5/5(228 reviews)

Pelican Bay is a welcoming, relaxing neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants and bars. Other highlights include the local shopping and the natural splendor of the beaches.

West Naples
Naples which includes a sunset and a beach

West Naples

Known for

4.5/5(150 reviews)

West Naples is a neighborhood that welcomes all visitors.

Central Sarasota
Sarasota featuring a beach and general coastal views as well as a couple

Central Sarasota

Known for Gardens, Flowers, Culture

4/5(673 reviews)

Central Sarasota is a welcoming neighborhood. The neighborhood's festivals and natural features are just a couple of its charming qualities. You can experience the local art scene and museums, or enjoy the natural beauty of the gardens.

Top Hotels in Southwest Coast Florida

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Naples Grande Beach Resort
Naples Grande Beach Resort
4.5 out of 5
475 Seagate Drive, Naples, FL
$199
per night
Oct 28 - Oct 29
4.2/5Very Good! (2,008 reviews)

"Great location, excellent service, beautiful beach, very nice staff, good food and drinks. Will definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

Naples Grande Beach Resort
Hyatt House Naples/5th Avenue
Hyatt House Naples/5th Avenue
3.5 out of 5
1345 5th Avenue South, Naples, FL
$116
per night
Oct 23 - Oct 24
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,728 reviews)

"Inviting. Clean. Close proximity to dining and beach"…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

Hyatt House Naples/5th Avenue
Hyatt Place Sarasota/Bradenton Airport
Hyatt Place Sarasota/Bradenton Airport
3 out of 5
950 University Parkway, Sarasota, FL
$99
per night
Oct 21 - Oct 22
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,617 reviews)

"Great Location. Friendly helpful staff. Comfortable big rooms"…"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2019

Hyatt Place Sarasota/Bradenton Airport

Popular things to do in Southwest Coast Florida

Siesta Key Public Beach
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Siesta Key Public Beach

4.5/5(1,180 reviews)

The soft, white sand on Siesta Key’s award-winning family-friendly beach is perfect for relaxing under a sun umbrella and taking part in a game of volleyball.

Venice Beach
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Venice Beach

4.5/5(700 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Venice Beach, a popular beach in Venice. You can attend a sporting event while in the area.

St. Armands Circle
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St. Armands Circle

4.5/5(1,009 reviews)

Consider this area as a circular outdoor mall. Like any mall, you can shop, dine, browse or just people-watch. Unlike most malls, this one never closes to walkers.

Barefoot Beach
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Barefoot Beach

4.5/5(1,004 reviews)

Relax on this white-sand beach that is home to a wide array of wildlife and displays some of the most beautiful landscapes along Florida’s southwest coast.

Naples Pier
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Naples Pier

4.5/5(1,004 reviews)

Visit this beloved Naples destination to experience the simple charms of the beachfront on a dock that has served the city for more than 100 years.

John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
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John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

4.5/5(414 reviews)

This magnificent Italian-influenced museum exhibits European masters alongside contemporary pieces and ancient decorative art. It has a Mediterranean garden too.

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