Located in the heart of Naples, 5th Avenue is the jewel of downtown. Considered the Main Street of Naples, 5th Avenue has an array of shopping, dining, accommodations, art festivals, and galleries offering a piece of Naples history with a modern feel. The beautifully landscaped street spans 12 city blocks with 50 buildings full of everything you could need for a day or night out on the town. 5th Avenue also offers weekly events for all who come to visit, just go to http://www.fifthavenuesouth.com/events.php for the most up-to-date calendar available.
Naples’ main street offers home town friendliness along with historical landmarks, great shopping, and gourmet dining all in one location. The sidewalk café’s offer an array of options for eating, snacking, a cup of coffee, or just meeting up with friends. With nine distinct café’s to choose from, you may want to stay and try them all. Begin at Naples’s historic Regina’s with a coffee or ice cream then take a stroll down the street to enjoy the 16 world-class shopping destinations. Or take in one of Naples’ nine galleries featuring pictures, paintings, and distinct art depicting Naples history, Naples people, original signed, limited edition lithographs and prints from America to Europe, blown glass vases, bowls, figurines, sea life and plates all within 12 city blocks and walking distance from one another. If you would rather pamper yourself, 5th Avenue features two salons, Laura Barnes for soft tissue manipulation or The Inn on Fifth with a full service salon. There are six jewelry stores located on 5th Avenue to satisfy anyone from the most lavish of tastes to beautifully crafted local jewelry.
Once the sun goes down, 5th Avenue comes alive with music, dining, and theater. Visit Sugden Theater, named “Best Live Theatre” in Southwest Florida six times by The Reader’s Poll from The Naples Daily News, and ranked as one of the Top Ten Community Theatres in the United States by CNN and Money Magazine. Yabba Island Grill has been rated 4 stars by both The Naples Daily News, and Fort Myers News Press offering a cool Caribbean feel and the best Margaritas in town. Along with 16 other restaurants to choose from, 5th Avenue can satisfy any craving. After dinner take a stroll down the Avenue and choose from one of the many local bars to sit and people watch. A whole day can be spent on just one street, but it doesn’t have to stop there with 4 hotels within a mile you can stay a while and really take the time to enjoy everything Naples 5th Avenue has to offer.