Downtown Olde Naples
Downtown Naples - Olde Naples
The original business district, now thrives in shopping, art, dining and entertainment.
Third Street South and Fifth Avenue South are the embodiment of elegance and timelessness, with lavishly landscaped streetscapes, European design, sidewalk bistors, gourmet restaurants, fashionable boutiques and world-class art galleries.
And if the streets could talk, they would encourage you to walk through the avenue under the sun, to shop, talk to a friend, enjoy the food and relish life in downtown Naples, as residents and visitors have been doing for more than a century.
Feel the passion of Third Street in historic Old Naples. The Third Street South shopping area has a celebrated charm and glamour designed to take you away. Upscale shops, award-winning restaurants, spas and beauty salons with beautiful tropical scenery are joined by charming markets and wine bars encompassing delicious flavors and aromas. On Third Street South, there is always an event to attend. For those who enjoy history, taking a walking tour through the Naples Historic District or the town's oldest home. Third Street also hosts fundraisers, trunk shows, live music on Thursday night, and special Christmas, New Year's, and Fouth of July events.
Fifth Avenue South offers a small-town ambience and historical landmarks amid sophisticated boutiques, galleries and vibrant architecture. The tropical landscaping and stunning palms provide a shady respite. In the early 1930's, the original snowbirds were coming to Naples to enjpy the warm environment, the beaches and a small golf course located at the end of Fifth Avenue near the beach. Today, people from all over the world continue to gather here for special events and occasions throughout the year.
Over the decades, downtown Naples, the original business district, has thrived and recreated itself. But one thing hasn't changed: Third Street South and Fifth Avenue South are still the heart and soul of Naples.