Palmia - Mission Viejo, CA

Quick Facts

Price Range
High $600s - Low $1Ms
Home Types
Attached, Single-Family
Number of Homes
New / Resale
Resale Homes Only
Age Restrictions
Construction Dates
1988 - 1999
Mission Viejo Company
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Palmia Overview

Palmia in Mission Viejo, California is a gated community that welcomes active adults aged 55 or better. This beautiful guard-gated community features many amenities that appeal to active adults. Just a few of the community's highlights include a 12,500 square-foot clubhouse, an 18-hole putting green, resort-style swimming pool, tennis courts and multiple hobby and game rooms.

Southern California's surrounding area contains many shopping, dining, and recreational attractions. There are several nearby public golf courses, and the beautiful Lake Mission Viejo, a community lake that provides swimming, boating and fishing recreations. Convenient access to Route 5 makes it easy for Palmia residents to explore the surrounding area, including Los Angeles, which is only an hour northwest of the community.

Palmia Amenities

Activities at Palmia are centered on the community's 12,000 square-foot Club Palmia. Here residents can enjoy card rooms, a billiards room and explore a new hobby in the arts and crafts or ceramics studios. The hobby and game rooms are ideal for both impromptu get-togethers and planned meetings for the community's many social clubs. Club Palmia offers residents a library for finding a new great book. To help residents stay in top shape, Club Palmia has a fitness center complete with cardiovascular and strength-training equipment.

Just outside Palmia's spacious clubhouse, residents can make use of the resort-style swimming pool and spa area, shuffleboard court, bocce ball courts, and an 18-hole putting course. Palmia's tennis facilities include two regulation tennis courts and two pickleball courts. Residents of Palmia Courts also have two private outdoor pools and spas.

Palmia Homes & Real Estate

Set on 211 acres, Palmia features 901 thoughtfully-designed homes divided into five different areas: Palmia Heights, Palmia Vistas, Palmia Villas, Terraces and Courts. One- and two-story detached single-family homes can be found in four of these sections. One section, The Courts, offer one and two-story attached homes.

Homes throughout Palmia were built by the Mission Viejo Company, and are available in a range of styles and sizes on a resale-only basis. The single-family homes range in size from 1,162 to 2,473 square feet and offer one to four bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. Palmia Courts has seven attached home plans. These units offer approximately 1,000 to nearly 1,800 square feet of living space with two to three bedrooms, two or two-and-a-half bathrooms and an attached one or two-car garage. Many plans include family rooms and some offer additional features such as a den or cathedral ceilings.

Palmia Lifestyle

The many social clubs at Palmia are sure to spark the interests of new residents. Clubs cover activities such as golf, bocce ball and shuffleboard. Those inclined to the arts may choose to join such groups as the Opera Club, Chorale Club or Palmia Players Club. Palmia residents looking for a new exercise routine can try their hand at water aerobics, softball, pickleball. Special interest groups include the genealogy group, the wine club, and the literary group. From gardening to ceramics to movie night, there is something for everyone at Palmia. To make it even easier to live life to the fullest, a full-time activities director is on hand to help coordinate community events, organize social clubs, and plan excursions.

The active lifestyle at Palmia also continues outside the community gates, as the surrounding area has several attractions. Golf enthusiasts will be glad to learn that there are several great public courses nearby including Casta del Sol, Tijeras Creek, San Juan Hills Golf Course, and the Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club. Residents also have membership to Lake Mission Viejo where they can enjoy a day on their boat, fishing from the beach, or relaxing with family and neighbors in the picnic areas.


The lovely Palmia community is situated within the beautiful area of Mission Viejo, just south of Irvine. There is plenty to do just outside Palmia's gates. Nearby Portola Plaza contains a supermarket, restaurants, shops and other conveniences, while the Laguna Hills Mall is only fifteen minutes away. Convenient access to major roadways, such as Route 5, makes it easy to visit nearby Irvine, Santa Ana, and Anaheim. Los Angeles, and all the city has to offer, is about an hour's drive northwest of Palmia while San Diego is about 80 miles to the south. With close proximity to major cities, beautiful beaches and scenic drives, Palmia in Mission Viejo, California offers residents resort-style living in a beautiful year-round climate.

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    Palmia Models


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    West Courts 1 - Palmia Courts

    West Courts 2 - Palmia Courts

    East Courts 1 - Palmia Courts

    East Courts 2 - Palmia Courts

    Villas 102 - Palmia Villas

    Villas 112 - Palmia Villas

    Villas 1 - Palmia Villas

    Vistas 1 - Palmia Vistas

    Vistas 2 - Palmia Vistas

    Terraces 103 - Palmia Terraces

    Palmia Amenities

    Club Palmia

    All residents enjoy access to the Palmia clubhouse with its assortment of indoor and outdoor amenities.

    • Club Palmia - 12,000 Sq. Ft.
    • 18-Hole Putting Course
    • State-of-the-Art Fitness Center
    • Card Room
    • Hobby & Game Rooms
    • Catering Kitchen
    • Billiards Room
    • Library
    • Ceramics Studio
    • Arts & Crafts Studio
    • Ballroom
    • Resort-Style Outdoor Pool & Spa
    • Outdoor Patio
    • 2 Pickleball Courts
    • 2 Tennis Courts
    • 4 Bocce Ball Courts
    • 2 Shuffleboard Courts
    • 2 Horseshoe Pits
    • Scenic Lake
    • Parks & Natural Space
    • Walking & Biking Trails

    Palmia Courts Amenities

    In addition to Club Palmia's amenities, residents of Palmia Courts have access to two private pools and spas.

    • 2 Outdoor Pools & Spas
    • 2 Outdoor Patios

    Lake Mission Viejo

    Residents of Palmia automatically have membership to Lake Mission Viejo that is less than two miles away.

    • Lake Mission Viejo
    • Boat Launch
    • 2 Beaches
    • Picnic Areas

    Palmia Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

    There are plenty of activities available in Palmia. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

    • Aerobic Fitness
    • Amphibious Sailors
    • Aqua Fitness
    • Autumn Showcase
    • Autumn Frolic
    • Billards
    • Bingo
    • Bocce
    • Bridge
    • Bunco
    • Bus Trips
    • Ceramics
    • Chair Exercises
    • Chorale Group
    • Computer Club
    • Crafts & Coffee
    • Dance
    • Garden Club
    • Genealogy Club
    • Gin Rummy
    • Golf Club
    • Greatest Generation
    • Holiday Parties
    • Horseshoes
    • Library Group
    • Line Dance
    • Literary Group
    • Lunch Bunch
    • Mens' Issues
    • Mild Water Exercises
    • Military Veterans Club
    • Next Generation
    • Opera
    • Organ Group
    • Paddle Tennis Group
    • Palmia Players
    • Pickleball
    • Pinochle
    • Pizzazz Dance Group
    • Putting
    • Racquetball
    • Red Hat Funsters Club
    • Shuffleboard
    • Singles Group
    • Ski Bums Group
    • Softball Group
    • Stamp Club
    • Sunday Night at The Movies
    • Sunshine Birthday Party
    • Table Tennis Group
    • Tennis Group
    • Volleyball
    • Water Volleyball Group
    • Wine Club
    • Women's Issues

    Palmia Reviews (1)

    Average Rating for this Community
    Date (Recent first)
    Susan L.
    Our home at Palmia has been wonderful. The community is private and gated with tons of nice amenities. Everything is well cared for and the people here are very friendly. We love the location and have been nothing but pleased with our decision to enjoy retirement here!
    May 31, 2013

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