Belmont Shore & Naples
Often described as quintessential Southern California seaside communities, Long Beach's Belmont Shore and Naples are known for their sandy beaches, calm lagoons, picturesque canals, elegant home-lined boardwalks, and Second Street.
1. Spend the Day Outdoors
2. Nightlife Options in Belmont Shore & Naples
Nighttime visitors to Belmont Shore and Naples can sample the area's varied nightlife, including numerous clubs, coffeehouses, and restaurants. Many of Second Street's retailers are also open during evening hours.
3. Shopping & Dining
When it comes to shopping, visitors will find a variety of well-known retailers. Second Street is also popular for its shops and boutiques specializing in everything from swimming and surfing apparel and accessories to the latest European clothing and jewelry designs. Visitors are also encouraged to sample the area’s numerous coffee houses, restaurants, and pubs.
4. Shoppers Will Love The Marketplace and Marina Pacifica Mall
Just east of Belmont Shore and Naples lie two of Long Beach’s premier shopping centers—The Marketplace and Marina Pacifica Mall. Located in the southeast and northwest corners of Pacific Coast Highway and Second Street, respectively, the open-air centers include a number of high-quality retail shops, boutiques, restaurants, and movie theaters. Whether shopping or dining at The Marketplace's many fine restaurants, its central waterscape provides a relaxing and inviting atmosphere. The nearby Marina Pacifica Mall includes many nationally known retailers as well as numerous smaller shops and restaurants.
5. Events Throughout the Year
Building on their reputations as activity centers, Belmont Shore and Naples host a number of special public events. The Belmont Shore Car Show, the largest one-day car show on the West Coast, takes place on Second Street each September, as does the annual Christmas Parade in December. Naples hosts its annual Boat Parade each December, where brightly decorated yachts and sailboats cruise the canals in one of the most spectacular parades of the season.
Whether it’s by land or by sea, Belmont Shore and Naples have their own distinct personalities and offerings for visitors.