Communities in Southwest Florida. Southwest Florida draws active adults from across the country to its many 55+ communities. Many retirees have flocked to this region to take advantage of the great weather, recreational opportunities and affordable home betterbasket.infoon: Pelican Bay, FL.
Palmetto, Florida. This southwest Florida gated community is located on a lush acre site midway between Tampa and Sarasota and just across the Sunshine Skyway Bridge from downtown St. Petersburg. Amenities include a clubhouse, fitness center, lighted tennis and pickleball courts, resort-style swimming pool, a dog park and fire pits.
Most retirement communities in Southwest Florida are very upscale. Southwest Florida which includes Naples, Marco Island, and Fort Myers is very popular among people from the Midwest who can hop on I and shoot right on down to this part of Florida.
West Coast Florida Retirement Communities (48) The county with the largest land mass is Collier County while the most populous are Sarasota and Lee counties. The west coast of Florida lifestyle, which is also "laid back," attracts those coming from California. One finds the white sand beaches beautiful and fascinating.