Nightlife is not the first thing that comes to mind when Naples pops up as a vacation option. Yet surprisingly enough it has quite the vibrant bar-hopping scene downtown on and around Fifth Avenue South and Third Street South - particularly on weekends - and in North Naples at the Mercato Shops entertainment and shopping complex. Try Bar Tulia downtown and Masa at Mercato.
In those two spots, you will find the largest concentration of fun bars, with live entertainment going on at some. However, many of Naples most popular watering holes are well-loved for their views and day-life rather than music and nightlife.
Wherever there's water in Naples - which is practically everywhere - you will find a bar that takes advantage of the view. These range from the sandy, barefoot scene at Sunset Beach Bar and Kane Tiki Bar & Grill to the backwaters of Little Bar.
This list siphons out the best bars by scoping the range of types, price and location. Some make the list because of their fine selection of beers,liquors and mixed drinks; others because they reflect the true party spirit of Naples - yes, a little more restrained than you will find in some Florida towns, but nonetheless indicative of the destination's location and demographics.