Between Naples and Ft. Lauderdale lies the balance you’ve been looking for.

Nestled in the heart of Collier County, Ave Maria may be the biggest surprise of Southwest Florida. A happy community where children ride their bikes to school, and everyone knows their neighbors. A welcoming town center, beautiful single family homes and impressive recreational facilities are surrounded by parks, open space and world-class beaches of Naples, Florida. Put the top down on the convertible, and you’re at Vanderbilt Beach in under an hour. Just over an hour, and you can hit the bright lights and big city of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Ave Maria Map

By Air

Ave Maria is accessible by Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) or from Naples Municipal Airport. General aviation airports are also located in Immokalee and Marco Island.

By Car

From North: Take I-75 south to Exit 111, then left/east on Immokalee Road (County Road 846). Proceed 10 miles to Oil Well Road (County Road 858). Turn right/east on Oil Well Road and proceed 10 miles to Ave Maria.

From the East Coast of Florida: Take I-75 ( Alligator Alley) West/North to Exit 80, then right/north on State Road 29. Proceed 10 miles to Oil Well Road (County Road 858), and turn left/west on Oil Well Road. Proceed 6 miles to Ave Maria.

From Naples: Take I-75 to Exit 111, then right/east on Immokalee Road (County Road 846) and proceed 10 miles to Oil Well Road (County Road 858). Turn right/east on Oil Well Road and proceed 10 miles to Ave Maria.

Hotel Information

The Hampton Inn of Naples Florida is offering wonderful incentives to visitors of Ave Maria! When you book your reservation just mention that you’ll be visiting Ave Maria and you’ll receive a discount (subject to availability)! The Hampton Inn is located at 2630 Northbrooke Plaza Drive, Naples, FL (239) 596-1299 at the corner of Immokalee Road and I-75. It’s approximately 20 miles from the town of Ave Maria.

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