Bay Island

Bay Island is a 55+ condo community in South Pasadena, Florida. This gated active adult neighborhood provides residents with waterfront access as well as breathtaking views of the Intracoastal Waterway. Residents of this vibrant and welcoming community enjoy a well-appointed clubhouse with great indoor and outdoor amenities as well as plenty of events that keep them socially engaged any day of the week. This community also promotes a low-maintenance lifestyle where homeowners leave the hassles of exterior home care behind and enjoy resort-style living.

Ideally situated in South Pasadena, FL, this community's prime location offers breathtaking views. This 55+ community is close to great attractions and beaches along the Gulf Coast like Treasure Island, St. Pete Beach, and Sunset Beach. Daily conveniences like shopping, dining, and medical facilities are also nearby.

Bay Island Amenities

Residents will never run out of things to do in Bay Island. The two-story clubhouse has all of the indoor and outdoor amenities homeowners could want or need to stay physically active and socially engaged. The fitness center has separate rooms for men and women so they can work out in privacy and comfort. After an invigorating session in the gym, residents can relax in the lounge with friends. The arts and crafts studio is useful when homeowners want to create their masterpiece and a library is the perfect spot for some quiet time with a book. The clubhouse also has plenty of social spaces like a ballroom and catering kitchen as well as rooms for cards, games, and billiards.

The amenities continue outdoors with six heated pools and two spas spread throughout the community so homeowners are never too far for a quick dip to cool off on a hot day. Residents gather at the tiki area that's equipped with a BBQ area and overlooks the bay. There are four lighted tennis courts and four shuffleboard courts available for friendly competition. Active adults can stay healthy by taking a stroll along the waterfront walking and biking trails that surround the neighborhood while enjoying scenic water views. Homeowners will also love the fishing dock and marina, as well as boat slips that are available to rent.

Bay Island Homes & Real Estate

Bay Island was developed between 1971 and 1980 and consists of 708 condo units that are available on a resale-only basis. Each condo building has elevator access, storage units, secure entrances, and some buildings have air-conditioned hallways. An established homeowners' association (HOA) fee includes basic cable, access to recreation facilities, common area and exterior home maintenance, as well as trash removal.

Condos in the community are designed with open layouts and have private balconies where homeowners can enjoy beautiful water views and sunsets. They range in size from approximately 540 to 2,600 square feet. Condo units typically have one to three bedrooms, one to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and covered parking spaces. Some condo units may feature updated bathrooms, modern appliances, large master suites, walk-in closets, eat-in kitchens, spacious living and dining rooms, granite countertops, and floor-to-ceiling windows.

Bay Island Lifestyle

Bay Island promotes a fun and vibrant lifestyle where neighbors become fast friends. Thanks to the HOA that takes care of tedious exterior home chores, residents have more time to pursue hobbies and other interests. An on-site social director is available to help plan parties, trips, events, and organize activities for all residents to enjoy. Active adults can participate in weekly events or join a club of their liking such as poker, dancing, and biking.

Residents can take up new hobbies like swimming, crafting, running, or fishing to stay active. They can also spend their days playing billiards and cards with friends or starting their own tennis or shuffleboard league. With a fully-equipped clubhouse and resort-style amenities, homeowners will never spend a dull moment in Bay Island.


Located in South Pasadena, Florida, Bay Island is the ideal retirement community for those who love to spend time on or near the water. The area is full of boating, fishing, beaches, and other water activities for optimal outdoor recreation. Homeowners can visit Boca Ciega Bay, Treasure Island, St. Pete Beach, or Sunset Beach for fun in the sand and sun. Bay Island is also close to major roadways like Interstates 275, 175, and 375, which makes driving across town a breeze. Just outside of the community's gates are dining options such as cafes, steak houses, seafood, international and American cuisine. Residents can shop at the Pasadena Shopping Center, Walmart, Publix, and CVS that are all nearby.

Easy access to medical facilities like Palms of Pasadena Hospital is just around the corner and The Health and Rehabilitation Centre at Dolphins View is a few minutes away. Golfers can visit the Pasadena Yacht & Country Club or Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis. The community is also within close proximity to two international airports, St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport and Tampa International Airport, both of which are about 35 minutes away. With great resort-style amenities and a prime location near St. Petersburg, Florida, it's no wonder why so may 55+ homebuyers flock to Bay Island.

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Bay Island Amenities

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

  • Clubhouse/Amenity Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Hobby & Game Room
  • Card Room
  • Arts & Crafts Studio
  • Ballroom
  • Library
  • Billiards
  • Walking & Biking Trails
  • Tennis Courts
  • Shuffleboard Courts
  • Lakes - Scenic Lakes & Ponds
  • Lakes - Fishing Lakes
  • Lakes - Boat Accessible
  • Parks & Natural Space
  • Demonstration Kitchen
  • Table Tennis
  • Outdoor Patio
  • Picnic Area
  • Boat Launch
  • Lounge

Bay Island Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

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

  • Arts & Crafts
  • BBQ Parties
  • Biking
  • Billiards
  • Boating
  • Cards
  • Community Events
  • Dancing
  • Fishing
  • Games
  • Holiday Parties
  • Pickleball
  • Poker
  • Shuffleboard
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis

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Our Bay Island Community is Florida resort living at its finest! We just purchased our unit in May 2019. And we feel like we have a second family here. We have every amenity imaginable. An on-site activities director and numerous classes, social activities, and access to use six wonderful swimming pools.

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