Discover Great Souvenirs That Truly Reflect the Essence of Naples, Florida

In the world of Naples, souvenirs range from tacky trinkets and beach toys to the finest jewelry and art. When it comes time to find bring-home gifts for the dog-sitter, plants-tender, friends and yourself, you will find plenty by which to remember your time in the Naples area.

This list runs the gamut with an eye for hyper-local gifts. Some, such as the gift shop at the Center for the Arts in Bonita Springs, are local secrets. Others like Cleopatra's Barge and Naples Soap Company are easy to find in Old Naples.

Although Naples is known for its upscale art galleries and designer stores, you don't have to pay a lot of money for a quality souvenir you will be proud to gift or display in your home. The choices herein include seashells, re-purposed art, nautical attire, fine art nature photography, iconic Naples jewelry and even local farm products.

These are all gifts inspired by and created in the Naples area. They reflect what grows, swims, flies and walks here as well as the gorgeous, subtropical landscapes and seascapes you will want to remember long after you have left this land of sunshine and sand. True to the French meaning of the word "souvenir," they will remember.

Oakes Farms Market
Photo courtesy of Chelle Koster Walton


Foodies in the Naples area dream they died and went to Oakes Farms. Because it has been a to-die-for source of fresh produce for as long as many residents can remember. Its current marketplace in East Naples has blossomed into so much more than...  Read More

Old Naples Surf Shop
Photo courtesy of Chelle Koster Walton


First, let's dispense with any notion that Naples might be a big surfing destination. It's not. When winter and tropical storms whip up, you will see surfers head to the beach. Nonetheless, every Florida town has its surf shops, and Naples is no...  Read More

The Sea Shell Co.
Photo courtesy of Chelle Koster Walton


Of course the best souvenirs from Florida are strewn all over its beaches – free for the taking. Bonita's beaches provide a good selection, especially after a storm front blows through. If you don't find the shells you are seeking on the...  Read More



Naples Soap Company opened its first store in Tin City in 2009 and has since expanded to five other upscale locations throughout Florida. Founder Deanna Renda suffered eczema and psoriasis. She founded the company to relieve her symptoms and...  Read More

Ship's Store
Photo courtesy of Chelle Koster Walton


Marco Island, as the jumping off point for Florida's Ten Thousand Islands, runs on boat horsepower. So it follows that one of the most apt souvenirs you can buy would be for sale at a marina. You will be surprised that the ship's store at...  Read More

Center for the Arts Bonita Springs
Photo courtesy of Chelle Koster Walton


What better souvenir to capture the essence of a place than a work of art inspired and created there. It does not have to be an expensive piece of work by a name-brand local artist – of which you will find plenty in the Naples area. To find...  Read More

Cleopatra's Barge Fine Jewelry
Photo courtesy of Chelle Koster Walton


Nothing says "Naples" like jewelry. The town is virtually dripping with gold, diamonds and precious gems. Nothing says "Naples jewelry" more specifically than downtown's Cleopatra's Barge. When Marilyn Janss first opened her jewelry shop on...  Read More

Nora Butler Designs
Photo courtesy of Nora Butler Designs


Naples' best art gets its inspiration from the birds, fish and marine creatures and their habitat. Nora Butler has created a novel way of portraying the environment with whimsical, mosaic-style designs that she has licensed and sells all over...  Read More

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary


Sometimes you find the best souvenirs at attraction gift shops. The Nature Store at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is one of the best for nature-lovers and souvenir-seekers alike. Set at the edge of Everglades habitat, the attraction celebrates...  Read More

Everglades Area
Big Cypress Gallery
Photo courtesy of Clyde Butcher


Often called the "Ansel Adams of Florida," Clyde Butcher has become a legend in these parts by heightening awareness of the Florida Everglades through the beauty of large-format, black-and-white images. He has gone on to capture local...  Read More


Meet Chelle Koster Walton

Chelle Koster Walton – the Local Expert for Naples, Florida and the Caribbean – has been covering the destination for 30 years. Her top-selling Sarasota, Sanibel Island, and...  More About Chelle