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Florida Retirement Communities With Marina – A Guide

Florida Retirement Communities With Marina - A Guide

Are you looking for Florida Retirement Communities with a marina? We have some ideas but first let’s get started with what you are looking for.

What Is A Retirement Community?

According to wikipedia “a retirement community is a residential community or housing complex designed for older adults who are generally able to care for themselves.” Most communities provide activities and socialization opportunities. These opportunities are designed around a club.

Most Florida Retirement communities  are designed for retirees or snowbirds who are boat lovers looking for a Florida retirement community with a marina. If you are looking for a lifecare community, please check out option 10 – Shellpoint, Fort Myers.

 Here are our top boating communities (in no particular order).

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Florida (Retirement) Communities With Marina

1. Bonita Bay

Bonita Bay is a gated community  that has  “Seasonal offerings by the Community Activities department incorporate extensive thought-provoking lectures, creative arts, cooking and wellness classes, local excursions, as well as pre-public sales of group ticket offerings. With the addition of many favored annual events – Christmas Tree Lighting & Holiday celebration, Easter Egg Hunt, and Bay Breeze Concert series – it’s no wonder our programming is unmatched.”

It has three golf courses and its own marina. With many residents being snowbirds there is a high percentage of retired residents. The community doesn`t offer special senior services.

2. Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club

“The award-winning Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club is a residential waterfront resort community with over 700 acres of contiguous aquamarine freshwater lakes, three miles of private, white sandy beach and “signature” championship golf, all within one luxurious setting. Miromar Lakes offers endless opportunities for in-lake swimming, boating, sailing, water-skiing and fishing.

 As the centerpiece of this private gated community, the 39,000 square foot, award-winning Beach Club comprises three buildings.  The Blue Water Beach Grill features contemporary fare in an open-air setting with panoramic lake and beach views.  The European-style Spa encompasses a full-service beauty salon and a state-of-the-art Fitness Center with a Pilates Studio and Aerobics Room.”

Marina services Rental  include:

  • Powerboat Rentals
  • Sailboat Rentals
  • Kayak Rentals
  • Paddleboard Rentals
  • Paddleboat Rentals
  • Slide Seat Rowing Skiff
  • Fishing Guide Services
  • Fishing Poles
  • Sand Toys
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Marina Slip Rentals
  • Boat Concierge Services
  • Boat Fueling
  • On-site Mobile Boat Fueling
  • Gated Storage Facility

With many residents being snowbirds there is a high percentage of retired residents. The community doesn`t offer special senior services.

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3. Gulf Harbor Yacht & Country Club – Florida Retirement Communities With Marina

This privately owned club in Fort Myers has tennis, golf courses, wellness facilities and restaurants. “Gulf Harbor Yacht & Country Club is located in the 1,600 home community, which is also the home of a magnificent 186 slip deep water yacht basin and Marina. The Gulf Harbour Marina provides a secluded weather protected haven for yachts ranging in size from 30 feet to 100 feet. The Marina offers yachtsmen full service with gas, diesel fuel, and slip side electricity, TV, and upgraded marina center.”

With many residents being snowbirds there is a high percentage of retired residents. The community doesn`t offer special senior services.

4. Ocean Reef Club, Key Largo

This club has a very exclusive setting and a 175-slip private marina with dockmaster services and boat storage. You can find many different real estate options, fine dining, a culture center, golf, tennis, a spa, a private airport and more. 

5. Fiddler’s Creek, Naples – Florida Retirement Communities With Marina

Fiddler’s Creek “is an award-winning, private, master-planned community offering luxury residences and resort-style amenities in a beautiful tropical setting.” Amenities include golf, tennis, beach access, spa services and restaurants.

“The Tarpon Club Marina, located nearby on the Isles of Capri, is a full-service facility overlooking scenic Johnson Bay with direct access to the Gulf of Mexico. The marina includes a secure high-tech dry boat storage facility as well as wet slips. Tarpon Club members enjoy preferred rates at the Tarpon Club Marina for services including fuel and dry boat storage. Ice, boat rinses, engine flushes and much more are complimentary.”

With many residents being snowbirds there is a high percentage of retired residents. The community doesn`t offer special senior services but a club concierge that assists with bookings and other requests. 

6. Windstar on Naples Bay

“Windstar on Naples Bay is nestled along 2 miles of Naples Bay eastern shore and Haldeman Creek frontage. By land, we are just seven minutes to Old Naples and by sea just one mile across the Bay to Naples Dock and Marina where world class shopping and dining awaits. To the west there is immediate access to Gordon Pass into the Gulf of Mexico along the Port Royal corridor or to a southbound inland waterway passage to Keewaydin Island and Marco Island. 

Southpointe Yacht Club is a 72 slip deep water yacht basin. Boat slips are available for sale or lease and allows you access to the pool and common area. Boat slips range in size from 33 feet to 72 feet with a 5 feet mean low tide.rom theme parties, happy hours, and dining, to social clubs including a fishing club, book club, bike club and more.

Windstar on Naples Bay is Naples’ only gated golf community with its own private deep-water marina with direct access to Naples Bay and the Gulf. Naturally boating is an important part of “Windstar Living”. Southpointe Marina has 72 slips and can accommodate yachts up to 70 feet. Approximately one-in-seven Windstar On Naples Bay residents moor their boats at Southpointe. These boating enthusiasts enjoy Southpointe’s direct water access to cruise and fish in Naples Bay, the Gulf of Mexico and for many, the Bahamas. The yacht club has it’s own clubhouse with a large decked swimming pool where social mixers and events are held for members.”

With many residents being snowbirds there is a high percentage of retired residents. The community doesn`t offer special senior services but a club concierge that assists with bookings and other requests. 

7. Tarpon Point Marina – Florida Retirement Communities With Marina

Tarpon Point Marina is a stunning luxury waterfront resort-style community in Southwest Florida. You can find a luxurious condo, prestigious penthouse, or a gracious single-family estate home. 

“Tarpon Point Marina is located just off the I.C.W. at marker #92. Inside the marina basin we have a depth of 8 to 12 feet that can accommodate most vessels. As you enter the marina the fuel dock is on your port side and sells both gas and diesel. We offer special discounts on fuel to all our tenants with no charge for pump-outs.

We have 216 slips that can accommodate boats up to 75 feet, with special accommodations for boats up to 100 feet. 90% of the wet slips at the docking facility are available for rent to the general public on a “first come, first served” basis. Additional fee for pool access.”

No matter if you look for tennis, swimming, golfing or shopping or dining. You can find it all. The nearby Westin Hotel also offers its services. No club or additional senior services offered.  

8. Florida Retirement Community With Marina – Pelican Landing

“Pelican Landing is a master planned community of 3,350 residences on over 2,300 acres, bordering Estero Bay on Florida’s Gulf Coast and accented by lakes and preserves. Pelican Landing residents enjoy active, social lifestyles. There are two country clubs with three 18-hole golf courses between them, a tennis center with 12 Har-Tru® courts, a fully-equipped fitness center, six pickleball courts, two bocce courts, a kayak/canoe park, and a community center where residents gather to play games and socialize. There are three fishing piers, a butterfly garden, and a marina on Estero Bay where residents can check out sailboats and kayaks, and enjoy complimentary sailing lessons.”

With many residents being snowbirds there is a high percentage of retired residents. The community doesn`t offer special senior services.

9. The Moorings Club – Florida Retirement Communities With Marina

This community has everything a retiree can dream of: golf tennis, pickle ball, fitness, dining and great real estate options around the club.

“The Moorings Yacht Club was founded in 1992 as the Moorings Yacht Squadron. Yacht Club Membership is restricted to members of The Moorings Yacht & Country Club and no boat is necessary.” There are a wide range of social activities.

10. Shellpoint Fort Myers (includes Lifecare Services)

Shellpoint is Florida`s largest lifecare community. It offers 60 deep-water boat slips that offer immediate access to the Caloosahatchee, just moments away from the Gulf of Mexico. And Shell Point residents have access to free boat dockage! 

It offers all services of a lifecare community including memory care and skilled nursing.

A Word from Healthylifestyleflorida.com

No matter which Florida Retirement Communities with Marina you pick. Living close to the water will give your life a boost of energy. You will love what you can be.

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