The Best Souvenirs from Naples: Avoid the Junk and Bring Home the Best

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Naples, Florida, is not just a destination; it's an experience. From its pristine beaches to its vibrant art scene and delectable cuisine, Naples offers a slice of paradise that captivates visitors from around the world.

Many of these visitors want to bring home a piece of paradise that will last longer than an overpriced, poorly-made tourist t-shirt, but they don’t know where to start. As Naples locals, we are often asked by guests in our luxury Naples rentals about where to find good souvenirs. Rather than pointing you towards a cheap trinket shop, we’d like to share a curated list of the best keepsakes to commemorate your Naples adventure:


Before you say that I’m stating the obvious, finding the best shelling spots along the Naples coastline isn’t as easy as you might think. Shells are a great item to bring home but you need to know where to find them. We recommend checking out Tigertail Beach just south in Marco Island – a locally famous spot to find tons of sand dollars and other treasures for serious shellers. Closer to central Naples are also Clam Pass Park and Keeywadin Island – both great shelling locations. If you choose Keeywadin you will have to travel by boat, so check out our blog here for the best ways to get there. Naples is renowned for its stunning coastline and abundance of seashells. Strolling along the shores of its beaches, you'll encounter a treasure trove of shells, each one a tiny work of art crafted by nature. From delicate conch shells to intricate sand dollars, these souvenirs encapsulate the essence of Naples' coastal beauty. Pick up a few shells as a memento of your beachcombing adventures and let them transport you back to the tranquil shores of Naples whenever you glance at them.

T-shirt from a Local Favorite Restaurant

Ok, we understand that everyone likes to bring home a t-shirt, but not all t-shirts are created equal. Foodies love Naples, and no trip to Naples is complete without indulging in its wide range of culinary delights. What better way to relive those flavors than with a t-shirt from a beloved local restaurant? Skip the chains and pick up a t-shirt from a local spot like Island Gypsy or Hogfish Harry's. These restaurants exemplify the local vibe and not only offer mouthwatering dishes but also embody the laid-back charm of Naples' dining scene. Sporting a t-shirt emblazoned with the logo of your favorite local eatery will not only make you feel like a local but also serve as a delicious reminder of the culinary adventures you savored in Naples.

Honeybell Oranges from South Naples Citrus Grove

One of my favorite childhood memories is visiting local citrus groves with my grandfather to buy Honeybell oranges. The Honeybell orange season lasts from December to early March, and you can create your own memories by visiting the South Naples Citrus Grove and picking up some of your own! Bursting with flavor and sweetness, these oranges are a testament to the region's rich agricultural heritage. Bring home a crate of these juicy delights or save yourself the haul through the airport by having them delivered to your home.

Original Painting from the Naples Art District

Immerse yourself in Naples' thriving arts scene by acquiring an original painting from the Naples Art District. With its vibrant galleries and eclectic exhibitions, the art district is a treasure trove of creativity, showcasing the talents of local artists. Whether you're drawn to serene seascapes or bold abstracts, finding the perfect painting to adorn your walls will not only infuse your home with a touch of Naples' artistic flair but also serve as a timeless reminder of the city's cultural vibrancy.

Photographs of the Sunset

This souvenir is free and one of the best. Naples is renowned for its breathtaking sunsets, and capturing the golden hues as the sun dips below the horizon is a must-do experience for any visitor and local. As you bid adieu to another day in paradise, snap a few photographs of the mesmerizing sunset to preserve the moment forever. Whether you frame them as wall art or create a photo album, these snapshots will evoke fond memories of your Naples getaway, allowing you to bask in the warmth of its beauty whenever you revisit them. The sunsets in Naples are so beautiful that you don’t have to be a professional photographer to create a beautiful image.


Naples offers an array of souvenirs that go beyond mere trinkets and overpriced t-shirts, serving as tangible reminders of the unforgettable experiences and cherished memories you created during your time in our incredible hometown. So, whether you're collecting seashells by the seashore, savoring the sweetness of Honeybell oranges or enjoying a locally-loved restaurant and getting a unique t-shirt, each souvenir encapsulates a slice of Naples' charm, ensuring that your memories of this coastal paradise endure for years to come.


When it’s time to plan your trip to Naples, Florida, don’t forget to check out our luxury Naples Florida rentals to feel even more at home. We offer personalized recommendations for dining and day trips and would be happy to help make your stay as memorable as possible.