Shopping


Boutiques, Shopping Centers + Design Districts

Consider these the places to elevate your style.

BY September 1, 2022
Shopping on Third Street South
Third Street South in Naples charms with its bougainvillea-framed buildings and institutions like Marissa Collections and Judith Liegeois Design. (Photo Courtesy Third Street South)

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COLLIER COUNTY

MARCO ISLAND

The Esplanade Shoppes
760 N. Collier Blvd., (703) 772-0008.
This shopping plaza is set on 1,100 feet of waterfront on Smokehouse Bay and encompasses nearly 50,000 square feet of fine dining and major retailers such as Dillard’s and Bath & Body Works. It also houses the 77-boat-slip Esplanade Marina and a bayside sunset amphitheater. Restaurants include CJ’s on the Bay and Mango’s Dockside Bistro. theesplanade.com

Marco Town Center Mall
1089 N. Collier Blvd., (239) 394-8767.
More than 40 shops, restaurants and cafes are located in this casual outdoor setting anchored by a Publix grocer. Dining options include Margarita’s, Marco Island Brewery and Thai Thai Sushi Bowl; locally owned boutiques include Beachworks, Blue Mangrove Gallery and Sandpiper Loft.

NAPLES

Bayfront
465 Bayfront Place, (239) 649-8700.
Enjoy the colorful, European-style architecture while browsing at this center, which includes several dining options, residences and a marina. Specialty services and shops include Myxn Scents, Phenix Salon Suites and Magic Lashes facial spa. Restaurants include K-Rico Mexican Grill, Tavern on the Bay and The Cabana Bayfront. Other services include Robert of Philadelphia Salon. bayfrontnaples.com

Coastland Center
1900 Tamiami Trail N., (239) 262-7100.
The area’s only enclosed retail center includes more than 70 retail stores, including Prestige Jewelers, Windsor, Abercrombie & Fitch and G By Guess. Dining options include Vourla Mediterranean Cafe and Grill and an extensive food court. coastlandcenter.com

Fifth Avenue South
Spans six blocks in Old Naples, (239) 692-8436.
A continental ambiance offers a mix of sophisticated restaurants, boutiques and galleries. Among the retailers are Peach Tree Designs, Arabesque, Port Royal Jewelers, Kaleidoscope Floral and Lovejoy Antiques, Jewelry & Watches. Fifth Avenue is home to more than 25 restaurants and sidewalk cafés. The Sugden Community Theatre is on this block, and the Naples Art Association is just around the corner. fifthavenuesouth.com

Galleria Shoppes at Vanderbilt
2343 Vanderbilt Beach Road, (239) 594-5000.
An elegant lifestyle shopping and dining center featuring Kay’s On the Beach, Mainstream Boutique, ZAZOU, Kathryn’s Collection, Trattoria Abruzzo Italian Restaurant, Blo Blow Dry Bar, European Wax Center and more. shopvanderbilt.com

Mercato
9132 Strada Place, (239) 254-1080.
Anchored by Whole Foods Market, the mixed-use development includes The Capital Grille, AZN Azian Cuizine, The Pub Naples, Bar Tulia, Blue Martini, Silverspot Cinema, Pandora, Ulta Beauty,
J.Crew Mercantile, Venture X and more. mercatoshops.com

Third Street South
In the heart of Old Naples, (239) 649-6707.
Find a collection of charming shops, top culinary finds and the thriving Gallery Row—a block of sophisticated art galleries that serves as a portal into the historic street. Shops include Marissa Collections, J.McLaughlin, Gattle’s and C. Orrico—A Lilly Pulitzer Signature Shop. Restaurants include Campiello Ristorante & Bar, Sea Salt, Jane’s Garden Café on 3rd, Ridgway Bar & Grill and Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar, among others. In addition to providing a source for area information, the concierge will hold and assist with package deliveries and arrange transportation. And during season, there’s a farmers’ market on Saturdays. thirdstreetsouth.com

Tin City
1200 Fifth Ave. S., (239) 262-4200.
This waterfront shopping and entertainment center was originally a 1920s clam-shelling and oyster-processing plant. Eclectic shops like Annalise, Caribongo, The Osprey and Jungle Fever offer kitschy souvenirs, clothing, collectibles and handmade goods. Try waterfront dining at Riverwalk, or grab a bite at M&M’s Cafe. tincityofnaples.com

The Village Shops on Venetian Bay
4200 Gulf Shore Blvd. N., (239) 261-6100.
Designed to resemble the classic Mediterranean architecture of Venice, this shopping center is a sight to see. Boutique outlets include J. McLaughlin, Lux Boutique and Patchington. Waterfront restaurants include M Waterfront Grille, MiraMare Ristorante, Bayside Seafood Grill & Bar and T-Michaels Steak & Lobster. venetianvillage.com

Waterside Shops
5415 Tamiami Trail N., (239) 598-1605.
This outdoor shopping center is set among artistically tiled fountains and anchored by Saks Fifth Avenue. It’s home to luxury boutiques including Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., Gucci, Lily Pulitzer, Salvatore Ferragamo, Ralph Lauren, Tory Burch, Free People, Johnny Was, St. John, Kendra Scott, Zimmerman and Yamron Jewelers. Other outlets include Apple, Lululemon, and Omega. Dining options include BrickTop’s, Brio, California Pizza Kitchen and True Food Kitchen. watersideshops.com

 

LEE COUNTY

BONITA SPRINGS

The Promenade at Bonita Bay
26811 S. Bay Drive, (239) 949-1573.
The Mediterranean-style shopping and dining center features open-air walkways, greenery and waterfalls throughout. Specialty shops include Evelyn & Arthur, Coastal Outfitters and Tara Grinna Swimwear. Dining options include Roy’s, DeRomo’s Gourmet Market & Restaurant and Molino’s Ristorante.
promenadeshops.com

ESTERO

Coconut Point
23106 Fashion Dr., (239) 992-9966.
The shopping area is part of a 500-acre, master-planned community. Some of its 110 stores include J.Crew, Chico’s, Lilly Pulitzer, Tommy Bahama, Barnes & Noble, Soft Surroundings, J.Jill and Apple. You can also choose from more than 25 dining offerings, including Ruth’s Chris Steak House, South Fork Grille, Ted’s Montana Grill, Rodizio Grill, Amfora Mediterranean Restaurant, Lehne Burger and Joe’s Fresh Catch. simon.com

Miromar Design Center
10800 Corkscrew Road, (239) 895-9172.
This comprehensive resource for design professionals and consumers has more than 40 showrooms with furnishings, fabrics, flooring, lighting, kitchen and bath products, art, wall coverings and accessories. Design referral services, free design seminars and office space for lease are available. miromardesigncenter.com

Miromar Outlets
10801 Corkscrew Road, (239) 948-3766.
This inviting Mediterranean-style shopping mall has covered, open-air walkways, sculpted water fountains and an abundance of casual cafes and restaurants, including the beloved local chocolatier, Norman Love Confections. The outlets offer an extensive selection for bargain-hunters with multiple outlet stores, including Saks OFF 5TH, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Banana Republic Factory Store, Cole Haan, J. Crew Factory, Coach Outlet and Movado Company Store. miromaroutlets.com

FORT MYERS

Bell Tower Shops
13499 S. Cleveland Ave., (239) 489-1221.
This open-air, upscale retail center includes more than 15 specialty stores, fine dining, a 20-screen movie theater and well-known hotel accommodations. Stroll through lush landscapes and enjoy special events throughout the week. Center includes Driftwood Blue, G’s Bridal, Pink Pineapple, Ocean View & 7th, Cheshire Cat Fine Toys and more.
thebelltowershops.com

Gulf Coast Town Center
9903 Gulf Coast Main St., (239) 267-5107.
This lifestyle center features the area’s only Bass Pro Shops. Shops like Apricot Lane Boutique, St. John and Giacomo Battaglia are intermixed with restaurants such as Cantina 109, Burntwood Tavern and Connors Steak & Seafood. For family-friendly fun, stop by Regal Cinemas 16 or GameTime arcade. gulfcoasttowncenter.com

Park Shops at Andrea Lane
14261 S. Tamiami Trail.
This Mediterranean-style shopping plaza is anchored by Bonefish Grill. It features casual restaurants and service shops, including Bradley’s Jewelers and Board & Brush Creative Studio.

River District
In the heart of historic downtown Fort Myers.
The district is experiencing a revival of retail and commercial development with a surge in art galleries. Shops include Dana Tyler, Market Earth, Naples Soap Company and Quartz & Clover. Dining options include Downtown House of Pizza, Ford’s Garage and Izzy’s Fish & Oyster. myriverdistrict.com

Sanibel Outlets
20350 Summerlin Road, (239) 454-1974.
Shop more than 35 name-brand and manufacturer outlets at this open-air shopping mall, which includes Coach Outlet, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, GUESS Factory Store, Calvin Klein, Gap Outlet, Banana Republic Factory Store and Nike Factory Store. sanibeloutlets.com

SANIBEL/CAPTIVA ISLANDS

Chadwick’s Square
5400 Plantation Road, at the entrance to South Seas Island Resort, (239) 472-5111.
This Old Florida cottage-style shopping plaza features a unique selection of specialty shops with home furnishings, as well as a gallery, clothing shops and a gourmet grocery store.

Periwinkle Place
2075 Periwinkle Way, (239) 395-1914
Stroll under covered boardwalks in a lush, tropical setting at Periwinkle Place. The shopping plaza is home to a restaurant, day spa, toy store and shops selling gifts, apparel and jewelry, like Island Pursuit, Peach Republic and the original Chico’s. periwinkleplace.com

Tahitian Gardens
1975-2019 Periwinkle Way, (239) 472-2792.
With an exterior resembling a Southern front porch, this welcoming
shopping center features specialty clothing and decor boutiques, jewelry stores, restaurants and more along covered outdoor walkways. The shops include local names like Adventures in Paradise, Sanibel Sole and Pandora’s Box. shoponsanibel.com

 

CHARLOTTE COUNTY

PORT CHARLOTTE/ PUNTA GORDA

Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Suite 57A, Punta Gorda, (941) 639-8721.
This semi-open-air esplanade offers clothing, jewelry, gifts and items for the home and garden in stores like Island Fever, Naples Soap Company and Salty Paws. fishville.com

Port Charlotte Town Center
1441 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, (941) 624-4447.
This indoor shopping mall is anchored by Dillard’s and Regal 16 Cinemas movie theater, and includes stores like Exotic Gems featuring Pandora, and Rajeunir Skin Care Company. Dining options include Cody’s Original Roadhouse and a food court. portcharlottetowncenter.com