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Tim Cranch

Ellie Penaranda

Naples FL – Why Pelican Bay? Let Me Count the Reasons

Naples FL Real Estate –  Why Pelican Bay?  Let me count the reasons

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We are frequently asked by buyers why should we buy in Pelican Bay versus many of the other beautiful communities in Naples.

Location – rare combination of Beach & Golf – a wide range of house types – exceptional amenities.


  • Pelican Bay is a beachfront community on the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Sited west of Route 41 (Tamiami Trail) between Seagate Drive to the south and Vanderbilt Beach Road to the north.
  • Walking distance to restaurants, grocery store and shops.
  • Short drive to Mercato at the intersection of Vanderbilt Beach Road and Route 41 (restaurants, night spots, movie theater, shops & boutiques, Whole Foods). See   www.MercatoShops.com
  • Good access to Fifth Avenue South and Third Street South via Tamiami Trail or the more scenic route along Crayton Road and Gulf Shore Boulevard.

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  • Unsurpassed in the list of first class amenities, Pelican Bay is the one and only community in Naples with a truly private beach area on the Gulf of Mexico.
  • An annual fee of $1500 to the Pelican Bay Foundation provides access to the amenities.
  • Beachfront restaurants and bars for residents and their guests.
  • Beach attendants to set up onsite umbrellas, cabanas, chairs and chaise lounges.
  • 3 Miles of private beach to walk.
  • Kayaks and Hobie Cats available for rent.
  • Beachfront exercise classes offered at both the North and South Pavilions.
  • Miles of walking paths throughout the community.
  • Two tennis centers with organized play and coaching available.
  • Private golf club located within the community at additional cost.
  • Tram system to transport residents and guests to the beach as well as points along the berm.
  • Walking distance to Waterside Shops for restaurants, shops and boutiques. Visit their website at www.WatersideShops.com
  • Walking distance to ‘The Phil’ (The Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts). Check out some of the internationally known artists, shows and acts on their website    www.ThePhil.org
  • The community center includesWorld class fitness center with personal coaching available – Exercise classes for all levels of fitness – Tennis courts and pro shop – Computer center – Library – Game tables and organized card games. – lasses for everything from water color painting to yoga – Wellness studio for massage therapy.

 The natural setting and all of the friendly people are free!   Call us or send an email for a guided tour of everything that Pelican Bay has to offer. We love Pelican Bay and you will, too.

Ellie ‘Pen’ at (239) 776-5077 or Tim Cranch at (239) 272-4848

Ellie@StepsToTheBeach.com       TimCranch@StepsToTheBeach.com

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Naples FL Communities

Aqualane Shores (Boating) –  Olde Naples (Beach Cottages & Luxury Estates)  –  Coquina Sands (Beach & Bay)  – The Moorings (Beach & Bay)  –  Park Shore (Beach & Bay)  –  Seagate  –  Pelican Bay (Beach & Golf)  –  Pelican Marsh  –  Vanderbilt Beach (Beach Front)  –  Connors (Boating)  –  Naples Park (Walk to Beach)   –  Monterey  –   Autumn Woods  –  The Dunes  (Resort Style)  –  Pelican Isle Yacht Club Condominiums (Boating) –  Tarpon Cove  –  Audubon Country Club  (Golf)  –  Banyan Woods  –  Vineyards  – 

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Barefoot Beach (Beach & Boating)  –  Bonita Beach (Beach Front Homes & Condos)  –  Highland Woods (Bundled Golf)  –  Spanish Wells (Golf)  –  Vanderbilt Lakes  (Lake View Homes)

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