Discover Venetian Village, Park Shore and Crayton Cove all located in a most cherished and pristine setting in Naples, Florida. The first of the three of these areas to discover is Venetian Village, a well-renowned shopping destination located on the water in a very Venice-style waterfront arena. The Village on Venetian Bay features sixty exclusive boutiques, fine art galleries, and dining options all situated in a arranged in a manner as though it were located on a secluded floating island. The Village at Venetian Bay is such an inviting place to visit with its delightful park benches and intimate areas to sit and relax, whether enjoying a refreshing cocktail or warming up with a creamy cappuccino on a cool Florida evening. There is such a delicious array of delights to enjoy at the many restaurants The Village at Venetian Bay has to offer from fine dining at Bayside, Cloyde's Steak and Lobster, ‘M' Waterfront Grille, and the Italian delights of Miramare. Casual dining can be enjoyed as well at Artichoke and Company or the Village Pub with great waterfront views and traditional pub fare. Shopping at The Village on Venetian Bay ranges from the eclectic to classic organic-contemporary.
Park Shore is a part of Naples that is unto itself. This distinctive area called Park Shore offers an extensive piece of history for those who are avid historians, with its roots dating back to the prehistoric ages. Artifacts from the area have been excavated to include fossils from camels, bison, and the great mammoth. Today, Park Shore is now one of the most premier places to visit in Southwest Florida. Park Shore is home to several high-rise residences offering the best of Naples living and the finest of amenities to those who call Park Shore their home.
Crayton Cove is another interesting piece of history not to be put on the back burner. In its day, Crayton Cove was a prime location for its first settlers with many settlers choosing the occupation of bootlegging. At that time Crayton Cove was named the ‘Back Bay' as it provided the first sheltered moorage in the town. The ‘Back Bay' served as the backbone for Naples during that time because the settlers that became ‘the locals' began to build Tamiami Trail creating the fishing industry for the area. Presently Crayton Cove is anchored by City Dock and the Dock Restaurant and combining this small piece of history with marine services, retail, and small businesses alike to include superior dining and accommodations while enhancing and preserving the historical significance of Naples.
The Village on Venetian Bay, Park Shore and Crayton Cove are all perfect examples of Old Naples and provide a modern-day understanding of the historical role each of these communities played in the past, present and future of our Naples of today.