The Best Locations to Purchase Waterfront Realty in Southwest Florida
The Best Locations to Purchase Waterfront Realty in Southwest Florida

Southwest Florida is known for its sugar sand Gulf of Mexico beaches, which is why waterfront realty purchases are so popular here. Keep in mind, however, that the area also has miles of canals and lakes for waterfront real estate consideration. Keep reading for the best locations to purchase waterfront realty in Southwest Florida. 

Bonita Springs

Bonita Springs is one of the area’s hottest locations to purchase waterfront realty. Known for its Gulf Coast beaches, parks and “Old Florida” charm, Bonita Springs offers a number of options for waterfront property either along the Gulf or on the other various waterways.

If you’re an individual who loves being outdoors and living an active lifestyle, Bonita Springs is a fabulous area to consider for waterfront realty. Nearby to the north lies Lovers Key State Park, a popular swimming and kayaking spot. Consisting of four barrier islands, the park is home to manatees, dolphins and numerous feathered friends.

Bonita Springs also houses Bonita Beach, a popular destination for locals and tourists alike. Centrally located between Fort Myers Beach and Naples, Bonita Beach is largely a beach-oriented community with exceptional boating and casual lifestyle opportunities. Divco Custom Homes has a number of custom residences that would be ideal for Bonita Springs which can be viewed here.

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Naples is ideal for a second home, vacation home, retirement estate or a permanent spot for your growing family and/or business. It’s also one of the best places to purchase waterfront realty in Southwest Florida. The Naples waterfront area includes Aqualane Shores, Olde Naples, Moorings, Park Shore, and several others, as well as gated, non-gated, and golf communities to consider. Not to mention, a Naples home will also give you access to what many love so much about the area including the many upscale dining and shopping venues in the city.

Marco Island

Marco Island is a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico off Southwest Florida, linked to the mainland by bridges south of the City of Naples. It’s home to resort hotels, beaches, marinas and golf courses, as well as a network of inland waterways, perfect for waterfront property. The tropical climate and beautiful beaches are just two reasons why Marco Island is a great place to purchase waterfront realty in Southwest Florida. There’s also camping, canoeing, fishing, boating, picnic grounds, kayaking, great restaurants and homes that are perfect for the area. Check them out here.


Near Bonita Springs is the Village of Estero. Consisting of just 25 square miles, the city is perfectly positioned between Bonita Springs, Fort Myers and Naples, giving residents easy access to all Southwest Florida has to offer minus the crowding of some of the area’s larger cities.

The Estero River cuts through the city giving it 6.4 miles of waterways on which to build dream homes. The river flows east to west, emptying into Estero Bay, an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico and an additional space to consider for waterfront realty.

And don’t forget, Estero is home to renowned golf clubs like Miromar Lakes, which also has waterfront living options, beaches and golf all within one luxurious location.

No one knows the areas noted above and does custom homebuilding better than Divco Custom Homes. Divco has been building homes throughout Southwest Florida for over 35 years. Building in Naples, Marco Island, Bonita Beach and more, Divco has completed over 1,200 of Southwest Florida’s most notable luxury homes. For more information on their experience, process and virtual tours, visit the Divco Custom Homes website at