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The sun-kissed shores of the Gulf offer sublime relaxation that feels like a permanent vacation. Our real estate agents encourage you to fall in love with your dream home in Naples or on Marco Island without ever leaving home. Virtually tour these stunning properties and discover the Southwest Florida lifestyle.

13915 Old Coast Rd

  • 13915 Old Coast Rd. Unit 2202, Naples, FL 34110 | Listed by Doreen Doyle and Gabriele H. Vretta, PA
    Rise up in the private elevator to the 22nd floor and enjoy views for miles in this amazing unit. Lavish features include custom closets, wooden floors, gorgeous counters and cabinetry, and opulent finishes from floor to ceiling. This unit includes a two-car garage space. Residents also have full access to Kalea Bay's five-star resort lifestyle amenities, including an open-air fitness center, pickleball, tennis courts, negative edge pool, and rooftop terrace.

4021 Gulf Shore

  • 4021 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. Unit 1106, Naples, FL 34103 | Listed by Bua Bell Group
    This sumptuous owners' suite includes a luxurious grand salon, customized kitchen, morning room, and a full panoramic beach layout. Residents and guests alike will feel on top of the world in this three-bedroom complete with a den. Customized features and designer touches adorn every inch of the space. Residents will also enjoy the rich amenities of The Brittany, including a fitness room, beachfront pool, spa, and tennis courts.

357 Morning Glory Lane

  • 357 Morning Glory Ln., Marco Island, FL 34145 | Listed by Debbie Bur
    This recently-completed charming Southern-style home invites you to live a life of luxury. Just over 4,000 square feet contains three bedrooms, a den, four full bathrooms and one partial, a six-car garage, and golf course views that will make you long for the tee. You'll spend the evening rocking back and forth on the generous porch after an afternoon spent in the pool. Additional features include a winding staircase and elevator, 23-foot ceilings, oversized bedrooms, and access to the recently remodeled Hideaway clubhouse restaurants.

4201 Gulf Shore

  • 4201 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. Unit 401, Naples, FL 34103 | Listed by Earls-Lappin Team
    Live the easy life on Gulf Shore Boulevard in this remarkable unit. The spacious layout includes a den, family room, great room, laundry room, and a screened-in balcony. This corner unit includes both sunrise and sunset views. Residents will enjoy access to Le Jardin's fantastic amenities such as fitness center, massage rooms, and tennis courts. Residents are also offered two garage spaces and the option to purchase a boat dock adjacent to the unit.

176 S Collier Blvd

  • 176 S. Collier Blvd. Unit 808, Marco Island, FL 34145 | Listed by Natalie Kirstein
    Move-in ready on the stunning shores of Marco Island, this fantastic unit features updated bedrooms, bathrooms, and kitchen. Turnkey coastal contemporary finishes create a haven for buyers searching for fine luxury living. Three bedrooms and three bathrooms offer plenty of space for residents and guests. Residents will also enjoy The Prince amenities, including a fitness center, pool, tennis and pickleball courts.

Don't wait to tour these homes virtually from the comfort of your own home. To schedule an in-person tour of the wonderful Naples homes for sale in our luxury portfolio, contact us today!


Paradise Coast REALTOR

Whether you're searching for the perfect vacation property or purchasing your first home, there's no doubt that buying a house is one of the most important financial transactions that you will make. So why go it alone? The commission earned by a REALTOR® is ultimately minimal compared to the value they provide throughout the purchasing process. Our real estate agents are happy to elaborate, with 5 advantages of having a REALTOR® at your side during the buying or selling process.

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Brunch Spots Paradise Coast

Avocado toast, mimosas, bloody marys, and eggs benedict, whatever your brunch favorites might be, the Paradise Coast is full of many local restaurants ready to serve you a tasty morning meal! Our real estate agents love the local culinary scene, and that includes the fantastic brunch options. Plan your next brunch outing or takeout experience with our list of brunch hotspots along the Paradise Coast. 

  1. EJ's Bayfront Café – 469 Bayfront Pl., Naples, FL 34102
    The title of Naples Best Brunch is upheld week after week at EJ's Bayfront Café. This award-winning restaurant uses locally sourced fresh ingredients in their breakfast and lunch items. Choose from a delicious selection of skillets, benedicts, and scrambles. If you want something for your sweet tooth, they've got you covered with pancakes, french toast, and waffle options on the menu. 

  2. Bonita Brunch – 26381 S. Tamiami Trail #140, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
    As you tour our Bonita Springs homes for sale, you'll be pleased to find Southwest Florida's favorite family diner only a few blocks away. Bonita Brunch has sweet and savory concoctions for breakfast and lunch. On the sweet side, choose their fruit crepes with Nutella and berries. Looking for something savory? Their skillets come in tasty options like greek, southern, and steak. 

  3. Skillets – 4710 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34103
    While you're out searching for Naples homes for sale, you'll surely notice many Skillets locations around the Paradise Coast. This restaurant, founded in Naples 25 years ago, uses its heritage of baking and premium ingredients to serve up fantastic lunch and breakfast treats. Menu options include made from scratch potato pancakes, decadent crepes, and waffles with a variety of toppings. All their locations are open for dine-in and curbside pickup, or order from them on DoorDash. 

  4. Jane's Café on 3rd – 1209 3rd St. South, Naples, FL 34102
    Jane's Café on 3rd
    is an award-winning breakfast and lunch spot in Old Downtown Historic Naples. Serving breakfast all day in a beautiful courtyard, you can enjoy a lovely cocktail alongside one of their Bourbon Vanilla Belgian Waffles. Topped with warm, organic maple syrup and sugar, you can add fresh fruit, nuts, or chocolate chips.

  5. Perk & Brew Coffee Shop Café – 1021 Cape Coral Parkway E. Unit A, Cape Coral, FL 33904
    Perk & Brew Coffee Shop Café is a fantastic place to hang out and consider which Cape Coral homes for sale are your favorite. Their extensive coffee selection is only rivaled by their great breakfast and lunch offerings. Stop in and enjoy a meal off of their new and improved menu. Plus, you'll be able to check out local artwork while you dine. This cafe displays local artists' work on the walls. See one you like? They are all available for you to purchase and support the local art scene! 

Would you love to live within a short drive of the best cafes on the Paradise Coast? Contact us today to tour our homes for sale throughout Naples, Bonita Springs, and Cape Coral.


Naples Sunset

Everyone deserves the chance to see the sun set over the Gulf from Naples at least once, but it's even better when you can watch it every evening. Watching the explosion of colors over the glistening waters of the Gulf is simply something that you have to see to believe, and there is no shortage of great spots around Naples to enjoy the show. Our real estate agents know Naples, and we've got the details on 5 great spots to watch the sunset.

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