Amazing Retirement Lifestyle in Naples and Fort Myers Florida
Recognized for its incredible real estate, gorgeous weather and welcoming small town charm, the Naples and Bonita Springs area is the ultimate retirement destination for homebuyers who want the absolute best that life has to offer. An amazing location with miles of accessible beaches and state parks, Naples and Bonita Springs have become a year round destination for active adults who appreciate natural beauty, exceptional shopping, and year-round outdoor activities, museums, galleries and entertainment.
Naples and Bonita Springs is located on Florida’s beautiful southwest coast and is close to the Southwest Florida International Airport and convenient roadways including I-75 for quick travel to Orlando, Miami and Tampa. More than 20 marinas and navigable channels make waterway exploration a popular choice for residents.
Offering an average temperature of 78 degrees, the Naples and Bonita Springs area boasts mild winters and warm summers making outdoor activities including golf, tennis, boating, fishing, shopping, and lounging at the beach a year-round indulgence. Another major benefit to retiring to Florida is the reasonable cost of living. Sales tax is lower than most states and there is no state income tax. Plus, Florida offers homestead exemptions, which lowers the tax on your home.
The greater Naples, Fort Myers, and Bonita Springs area is located near some of the most beautiful beaches and nature parks in the country. Barefoot Beach Preserve is consistently ranked as one of America's top beaches, which offers a one-mile nature trail, a convenient picnic area and concession stand, and miles of pristine coastline. For those looking for adventure, Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary and the Naples Pier, are popular destinations for fishermen, sightseers and explorers alike.
Retail shops in Venetian Village on Venetian Bay in Naples Florida
For golfing aficionados, Naples and Bonita Springs is home to more than 50 renowned public and private golf courses. The great weather combined with picturesque scenery makes the area a top destination for golfers. Sports fanatics will enjoy an outing at the Germain Arena, which offers live sporting events including hockey, arena football and basketball. Baseball fans can catch the Boston Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins practice. Both teams hold their spring training in the surrounding area.
Shopping enthusiasts will love the variety of options offered at The Promenade, Miromar Outlets, Coconut Point Mall and Gulf Coast Town Center. From high-end retailers to discount boutiques, Naples and Bonita Springs is the destination to score the latest fashions and trends. Running the gamut from casual to magnificent, a wide variety of restaurants offer local seafood, waterfront views and farm-to-table cuisine.
Beautiful Beach Sunsets in Southwest Florida
The Naples and Bonita Springs area isn’t just a wonderful place to retire, relax and recharge, it’s also a great place for lifelong learning. There are numerous organizations including the Art League of Bonita Springs, Bonita Nature Place, The Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium, all which offer classes and educational opportunities year round.
If you are interested in learning more about a 55+ lifestyle in Naples and Bonita Springs, look no further than Valencia Bonita. This new, 55 plus lifestyle in Naples brings superb amenities, resort-style living and stunning home designs to Florida’s beautiful southwest coast. Known for its all-inclusive lifestyle, Valencia Bonita features exciting new single-family and villa home designs, an opulent clubhouse with vacation-inspired amenities and a great location close to fine dining, shops and beautiful beaches.