With a median household income of $84,830, and a median property value of $770,000, the city of Naples, Florida is known for attracting a well-heeled population of adults ready to retire in luxury. And, why not? If you can afford it, Naples is a slice of Florida’s Gulf Coast that promises upscale shopping, five-star dining, and homes that offer every possible comfort and amenity.
Naples is Swanky – and Happy
For three years in a row, Naples came out on top as the happiest city in America, according to the Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index. One of the reasons residents are so happy is that they are economically well-off, and therefore have instant access to the things that improve their quality of life. The city offers excellent medical care, safe and gorgeous housing, and plenty of recreation for active adults with money to spend.
Low $1Ms - $6M +
Nearly 200 luxury homes are available as resale properties at Pelican Bay, and most of them are at least a million dollars. This community embodies luxury living and attracts retirees looking for something special. The 43-acre property includes parks and nature preserves, four restaurants right on the water, private transportation to beaches, and a golf course designed by Arthur Hills.
Mid $300s - Low $2Ms
Elegant living is celebrated at Vineyards, one of the newest communities in Naples where buyers can choose new or resale condos, coach homes, or single-family houses. Many models come with four bedrooms, a den, four-and-a-half bathrooms, and a three-car garage. This exclusive community includes two private golf courses, 12 Har-Tru tennis courts, and a clubhouse that spans 70,000 square feet.
Low $400s - Low $4Ms
Gorgeous homes and lush landscaping will make you feel like you’re spending your retirement in paradise at Fiddler’s Creek. This community was established in 1993, but construction is ongoing in the six villages that make up the local neighborhood. Homeowners are required to buy a membership to the Club and Spa, where they enjoy a fitness center, a day spa, several pools, and two restaurants.
Low $500s - Mid $2Ms
Located in the stylish north end of town, The Quarry offers an intimate and exclusive beachfront community that’s perfect for active adults who love the water. Single-family homes or attached carriage homes are available as new properties or resale homes.
Low $400s - Mid $3Ms
Sports and outdoor recreation are the focus at Treviso Bay, where luxury living is a full-time job. The community is social and active, with endless group exercise classes in the state-of-the-art fitness center, basketball games on the outdoor courts, and gatherings around the pool and bar. Rilassare is the sports complex on-site, where residents can play pickleball, bocce, and tennis. There’s a yoga lawn as well as an aerobics studio.