Explore the Paradise Coast In and On the Waters of Naples, Florida

Famous for its warm Gulf of Mexico waters, Southwest Florida is often best experienced submerged, floating or cruising down the Paradise Coast.

Whether on a boat, Jet Ski, airboat, kayak or stand-up paddleboard, there’s no better way to explore the region’s white sand beaches, hidden islands and exotic wildlife than in and on the waters of Naples, Florida.

Cruise Florida’s Southwest Coast

Discover the pristine beauty of Southwest Florida while cruising the Paradise Coast on a luxury boat rental from Naples Bay Resort. Whether you’re relaxing on our expansive deck boat or baiting a hook on a sleek Everglades fishing boat, the resort’s direct access to the Gulf of Mexico offers boaters easy access to enjoy Naples’ sugar sand islands, bountiful fishing holes, waterfront restaurants and stunning sunsets.

Tandem kayak on the beach
Stand up paddleboard

Discover the Angler’s Paradise

Coast Experience Florida’s signature outdoor activity aboard an Everglades Center Console fishing boat. Licensed anglers can find many species of fish within 5 miles of shore in the Gulf of Mexico, in the mangrove forests that line the Intercoastal waterways between Naples and Marco Island, on Gordon River, in Big Marco Pass and near the many docks that line the bay’s canals and waterways.

Naples Bay Resort provides all fishing boat rental customers a complimentary, easy-to-navigate color map that includes popular fishing areas located throughout the Paradise Coast’s vast system of estuaries, bays, creeks, flats and offshore waters.

Tour the Everglades Like a Native Floridian

Embrace your inner Floridian as you glide through the scenic waterways of the Florida Everglades on an airboat swamp or adventure tour. Able to move effortlessly across waterways and marshlands, down paths and around ponds, the airboat is a flat-bottomed vessel that serves as a popular means of transportation for fishermen and hunters in Florida Everglades. The airboat’s unique design allows guests to travel into the backwaters of Southwest Florida to truly appreciate the region’s natural beauty and extraordinary wildlife including alligators, fish, birds and snakes.

Witness the wonders of Naples’ native wildlife. Take an intimate tour of Naples’ treasured wildlife and ecosystems on a kayak or stand-up paddleboard rental from Naples Bay Resort. From exotic fauna and colorful shells to soaring birds and awe-inspiring sea life, the Paradise Coast provides nature lovers countless opportunities to experience Florida’s most prized native habitats and animals. Experienced adventure-seekers can easily navigate their way through nearby estuaries, bays, creeks and flats, while novice outdoor enthusiasts can participate in guided tours led by our experienced water sports instructors.

Points of Interest

  • Keewaydin Island offers the perfect setting for a picnic lunch, shelling, swimming, snorkeling, sand castle building or an afternoon nap. Cast a line from the beach for the catch of a lifetime!
  • Tiger Tail (Marco Island) is a bit more remote and offers beautiful views, warm waters and plenty of shoreline. With its many shallow areas, Tiger Tail is best suited for experienced boaters who are comfortable navigating in skinny waters.

Connect with our marina staff today or call 239-530-5134 to book the ultimate Southwest Florida water sports adventure and discover what it means to Imagine More at Naples Bay Resort!