Bonita Springs in Florida's Ggulf coast is a beautiful retirement destination.

Bonita Springs on Florida's Gulf Coast is a beautiful retirement destination.

GL Homes' newest 55-plus community, Valencia Bonita, will offer active adults resort-style amenities and a vacation-inspired lifestyle in this vibrant age-restricted community.

Builder GL Homes plans to begin construction of Valencia Bonita in the Spring of 2017 and projects to have 997 attached and single-family homes upon completion. Homebuyers can choose from five distinct collections: Signature, Regal, Vintage, Crown, and Classic.

Signature Collection

There are five unique floor plans within the Signature Collection that range in size from 1,738 to 2,024 square feet and have two or three bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. These attached homes start in the low $300s and feature screened covered patios and large great rooms for entertaining guests.

Regal Collection

There are four floor plans within the Regal Collection that offer 2,015 to 2,253 square feet of living space and have two or three bedrooms, two or two-and-a-half bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. These single-family homes, which start in the high $300s, feature spacious family or great rooms, screened covered patios, and dens that can be converted into an optional bedroom.

Vintage Collection

Single-family homes from the Vintage Collection start in the low $400s and range in size from 2,199 to 2,646 square feet and have two or three bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and an attached two or two-and-a-half-car garage. These beautiful homes feature top quality appliances, granite countertops, and tray ceilings in the master bedrooms.

Crown Collection

Single-family homes from the Crown Collection start in the high $400s and offer 2,615 to 2,882 square feet of living space. They have two or three bedrooms, two-and-a-half to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and an attached two or three-car garage. Homes in this collection include optional features like coffered ceilings, Roman tubs in master bathrooms, and French doors that open to covered patios.

Classic Collection

The largest home designs are in the Classic Collection and they start in the mid $500s and range in size from 2,754 to 3,350 square feet and have three bedrooms, three or three-and-a-half bathrooms, and an attached three-car garage. These single-family floor plans feature spacious layouts and optional customizations such as a club room, a study, or extra storage areas.


In addition to elegant home designs, Valencia Bonita will also provide residents with superb amenities for the ultimate in physical activity, socialization, and relaxation. Plans call for a magnificent 45,000 square-foot clubhouse that will host plenty of indoor and outdoor social spaces and recreational facilities that will keep homeowners healthy and happy. Some of the indoor amenities will include a fitness center, grand ballroom, arts and crafts studio, billiards, card room, sports lounge, cooking studio, tennis pro shop, and indoor/outdoor café and bar.

Outdoors, residents will have endless options for enjoying the Florida climate thanks to the community’s outdoor spa and pools that include resort-style, lap, resistance, and wading pools. Homeowners will have eight lighted tennis courts as well as a half basketball court and multiple pickleball and bocce ball courts. Spending time outside and getting fresh air will be easy because Valencia Bonita will also provide an outdoor patio, fire pit with seating, dog park, and miles of walking and biking trails.


The lifestyle in Valencia Bonita will reflect that of a resort and provide homeowners with world-class amenities and a vacation-inspired living all year long. An on-site lifestyle director will be available to plan fun activities and events any day of the week. Neighbors will be able to mingle and build lifelong friendships thanks to Valencia Bonita’s welcoming and vibrant atmosphere. Some of the proposed events will include champagne Sunday brunches, seasonal parties, sports games, aerobics classes, and fitness groups. Retirees will never have a dull or slow moment living in Valencia Bonita.

Local Attractions

Ideally situated on Florida’s Gulf Coast allows residents of this new 55+ community to enjoy easy access to everything they could want or need. The Naples-Bonita Springs area offers plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment options close by. Hospitals and medical centers like NCH Health Park and Physicians Regional Medical Center are just a short drive away. When retirees are seeking more attractions, the community is near several golf courses such as Bonita Fairways Club, Bonita National Golf & Country Club, and Palmira Golf Club. Traveling long distance is convenient thanks to Southwest International Airport, which is less than 15 minutes away.

With so many great qualities, it’s no surprise why so many active adults flock to Valencia Bonita in Bonita Springs, FL for their ideal retirement destination.