Exploring the Active Adult Communities in Bonita Springs, FL

Bonita Springs is a lovely place for active adults seeking all the benefits of a Florida retirement.

Bonita Springs is a convivial community on the Gulf of Mexico, just south of Fort Myers and north of Naples. It’s easily accessible from Interstate 75, close to airports, shopping, and beaches, and an ideal community for active adults who may be considering a Florida retirement.

Buyers looking for Bonita Springs real estate have some impressive options. Take a look at these amenity-rich communities in well-located neighborhoods.

1. Valencia Bonita

Mid $400s – Low $1Ms

Photo of a waterfall fountain with palm trees in back and a sign that reads "Valencia Bonita" centered in the front.
New construction single-family and attached homes are available in Valencia Bonita.

New construction single-family and attached homes are available in Valencia Bonita, a 55+ community close to the beach and multiple golf courses. The waterfront clubhouse is 45,000 square feet of meeting and recreational space, including a fitness center, ballroom, sports lounge, and cooking studio. Residents will be able to relax with neighbors at indoor and outdoor cafes and bars. There will also be a lap pool, a wading pool, a resistance pool, and a resort-style pool and patio. Pickleball and basketball courts will be available as well as eight tennis courts, a dog park, and a fire pit.

Five new home collections are offered at Valencia Bonita. These properties range in size, price, and type. The Signature Collection has features attached models ranging from 1,738 to 2,024 square feet with two or three bedrooms, den space, and an attached two-car garage. More than 15 single-family models are available, ranging from 2,015 to 3,350 square feet with two to four bedrooms. The attached garages have space for two or three cars, and buyers can choose a model with game rooms, upgraded kitchens, walk-in pantries, and French doors leading to spacious outdoor patios.

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2. Carousel Cove at Bonita Fairways

High $200s – Mid $300s

For resale homes in a 55+ community that comes with golf course living, buyers will want to check out Carousel Cove at Bonita Fairways. There are only 105 single-family homes in this active adult community, a section of the Bonita Fairways master-planned neighborhood. The single-family homes for sale are 865 to 2,152 square feet with two or three bedrooms and two bathrooms as well as an attached two-car garage. Some homes have private pools and vaulted ceilings.

The 18-hole executive golf course designed by Gordon Lewis comes along with a pro shop and practice facilities, including a driving range and a putting green. Membership to the golf club is optional. Additional amenities include a clubhouse with a fitness center, a game room, a library, a billiards room, a poker area, and several meeting rooms for clubs and special events. Outside, there’s a pool and spa, tennis courts, bocce ball courts, and shuffleboard courts. Carousel Cove at Bonita Fairways is also a mere five miles from the beach.

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3. Pelican Landing

Low $100s – High $4Ms

The beige stone entrance sign for Pelican Landing in Bonita Springs, Florida surrounding by trees and shrubbery
Pelican Landing was built with the intention of preserving the natural habitat or the area.

Nature lovers will especially appreciate the Bonita Springs homes for sale in Pelican Landing. This active adult community was built with the intention of preserving the natural habitats and native plants that existed in the area before development began. It’s close to the aquatic preserve at Estero Bay and full of sabal palms, wetlands, and towering oak trees. Residents take pride in caring for the community and its environment; the community is home to a butterfly garden, a private beach park, a canoe and kayak park, and a nature library.

There’s also an 18-hole golf course and several practice facilities available for residents. Additional amenities include a large tennis facility with a dozen courts and a pro shop. The resale homes of the community come in a wide variety of models, from condos perfect for downsizing to spacious six-bedroom estates. Buyers can also look forward to water and golf course views.

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