4 Tips for Choosing the Best Naples Beach Club to Join

  • Rigsby Team
  • 04/12/22

Naples is known for its beautiful beaches and luxurious beachfront properties. If you're looking for the best place to spend your days relaxing in the sun, but you're not sure which beach club to join, don't worry! We've put together a list of the best clubs in Naples so that you can make an informed decision.

When choosing a beach club to join near Vanderbilt Beach condos for sale and Grey Oaks homes for sale, there are a few things you'll want to keep in mind. Here are a few tips:

  1. Consider your budget. Some clubs are more expensive than others.
  2. Consider the location. Many clubs require residency.
  3. Consider what amenities you're looking for. Some clubs have pools, while others offer private beaches.
  4. Consider the atmosphere. Some clubs are more family-friendly than others.
Once you've considered all of these factors, it's time to start narrowing down your choices.

Cutlass Cove Beach Club

Cutlass Cove Beach Club has been open since 1950 and offers 100 feet of beach access. The club is located at 3990 Gordon Drive. Eligible members can join the club for an initial fee of $4,000, with annual dues of $400. The club is a popular location for weddings, with four already booked for 2022. The major downfall of Cutlass Cove Beach Club is it’s only open to residents of Gordon Drive and Cutlass Lane, which means it’s not accessible to buyers looking at Vanderbilt Beach condos for sale and Grey Oaks homes for sale. If you’re looking at property on the two allowed streets, then this is the right beach club for you.

Seagate Property Owners & Beach Club

 
Seagate Property Owners & Beach Club serves the Seagate subdivision of Naples and offers a pavilion, picnic tables, and private beach access to Naples Cay and the Gulf of Mexico. The picnic area includes barbecue grills and Wi-Fi is offered in the pavilion. The club is open from 8AM to 9PM daily.

Eligible applicants can join for an initiation fee of $5,000 and an annual fee of $600. As with Cutlass Cove, Seagate Beach Club is only open to residents of the surrounding subdivision. Although only 6 miles from Vanderbilt Beach condos for sale and Grey Oaks homes for sale, buyers of these properties are ineligible for this particular club. If you’re looking at property in the Seagate subdivision, though, Seagate Beach Club is happy to welcome you.

Bay Colony Beach Club


Bay Colony Beach Club
offers two miles of beach, fine dining, a swimming pool, a sun deck, and a bar. Beach Club members are treated to staff ready to serve food and drinks on the beach, at the pool, or in the club. Fresh towels are always available and members have access to beach umbrellas and chaise loungers. Tennis players will be pleased that club members also have access to six tennis courts and a pro shop. Members are also welcome to join the Bay Colony Golf Club.

Bay Colony Beach Club is maintained by the Bay Colony Community Association and is headquartered at 8552 Bay Colony Drive, approximately 10 miles from Grey Oaks homes for sale and 3.5 miles from Vanderbilt Beach condos for sale. If Bay Colony sounds appealing to buyers looking at Vanderbilt Beach condos for sale, they may wish to shift their focus a little closer to the Bay Colony neighborhoods. Membership is open to residents of Bay Colony Shores, The Estates at Bay Colony, The Strand, Villa La Palma, and Vizcaya. Membership information may be requested online.

Gulf View Beach Club

Gulf View Beach Club can be found only 5 miles from Vanderbilt Beach condos for sale at 2171 Gulf Shore Boulevard North. The club was established in 1971 and is only open to residents of the building's timeshare. The building itself is limited to residents age 55 and older.

Residents can rent once annually, for at least 90 days, but are not welcome to bring furry family members with them. Club amenities include bike storage, a pool, and a car wash area. For buyers who meet the age requirements, Gulf View Beach Club may be right for you.

Port Royal Club

Port Royal Club is headquartered at 2900 Gordon Drive, which is approximately 8 miles from Grey Oaks homes for sale and 12 miles from Vanderbilt Beach condos for sale. Members have access to a private beach, dining locations, a pool, a spa, a fitness center, and a tennis court.

Membership is only open to residents of Port Royal properties and must be initiated by new residents within 90 days of ownership. New residents who choose not to join immediately may retain eligibility by depositing 25% of the initial fee and paying 25% of the annual dues. If eligibility is not retained, eligibility can be reinstated for 75% of the initial fee. Port Royal is family-friendly, so children 12 and under are more than welcome.

LaPlaya Private Members Club

LaPlaya Private Members Club offers beach butlers, complimentary valet parking, club-level dining, golf, four swimming pools, and a spa. Members have access to concierge services to book reservations for local services. Members also enjoy preferred pricing for stays at the resort and for other hotels in the Noble House chain. The club is popular with families and for social gatherings with up to 8 guests allowed, including members.
 
 
Membership is available through the purchase of a Beach and Full Golf or a Social Membership package. To inquire about membership in the Private Club at the LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort, call 239-254-5002 or email membershipdirector@laplayaclub.com. Residency is not required, so buyers looking at Vanderbilt Beach condos for sale should consider this beach club headquartered at 9891 Gulf Shore Drive, which is located less than a mile from Vanderbilt Beach.

Naples Bay Club

 
Naples Bay Club is located at 1800 Tamiami Trail East, approximately 6 miles from Grey Oaks homes for sale. Members enjoy access to multiple pools, including a 5,000-square-foot pool with a waterfall, a zero-entry pool for families, and a lazy river. Membership includes access to a fitness center with private instruction and a full-service spa. A social calendar invites members to enjoy activities year-round. Dining includes a bar & grill, a lounge bar, and a restaurant. Members are able to use the 28-foot Formula Sport Boat, captained by a club staff member. Membership also includes concierge services, valet parking, shuttles to the beach and downtown, bicycles, paddleboards, and more. Membership is open to seasonal and permanent Naples residents, so buyers interested in Grey Oaks homes for sale should consider applying for membership with the Naples Bay Club.

In summary, when seeking a beach club in Naples, Florida, it’s important to decide what amenities are most important to you and your family. While many clubs require residency, there are clubs that are open regardless of residence status. For additional Naples recommendations, or to discuss buying Vanderbilt Beach condos for sale or Grey Oaks homes for sale, reach out to the Rigsby Team for assistance today!



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