Retire in Ave Maria, FL

Livability Score
47
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Mi Ranchito of Immokalee

The food was excellent. We ordered the Mexicans flag enchiladas and the Burrito! Both were excellent. This was a great choice on the way back home from...

2. Lozano's Mexican Restaurant & Sports Bar

Best Mexican food in Immokalee! Local, family owned restaurant serving all of your Mexican food favorites. I visit Immokalee for business and I always...

3. The Pub & Grill At Ave Maria

We are big fans of Ave Maria, FL in general and this place in particular. The waitstaff is extremely pleasant and very polite. The food is sort of typical...

4. El Taquito

Great little place turning out excellent breakfast tacos. Huevos con chorizo on homemade flour tortilla, $1.64. Not sure how you can beat that price,...

5. Raynor's Seafood Restaurant

My significant other and I are often making trips between my home in Lehigh Acres and Miami so we decided to research into what food spots in between are...

Golf
1. Tiburon Golf Club

Gold course. For the money you get a lot. Free driving range with lots of balls. Towels on carts, tees and ice water everywhere. You will need it. Great...

2. Lely Resort Golf & Country Club

This place is beautiful. We spent two days here for a wedding and had an incredible time. The pools are so nice, the staff is really great, everything is so...

3. Bonita Bay Club

It is an equity club and the courses and clubhouse are top notch. One member is Peter Jacobson who is an announcer for the PGA Tour and plays on the...

4. Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club

I absolutely love this community! My friend's family owns a home here, and it's always a treat to visit. The scenery is gorgeous, every possible amenity you...

5. Grey Oaks Country Club

Grey Oaks Real Estate Estates of Estuary, Villas of Estuary and Miranda at Estuary. This is a prestigious gated, golf course community in Naples...

Active
1. Jenny's Eco Everglades Wilderness Tours

My 23 year old son works/lives in Miami. I live in California. I've long wanted to visit the Everglades so I read as much as I could about ways of...

3. Above the Rest Pools

Danny came out this morning to service the pool. Was awesome. Texted when on his way, mega friendly, thorough and went above & beyond since we had a mini...

4. Panther Run Golf Club

Let's say 3.5 stars. We drove about an hour from Bonita Springs, FL. I wasn't sure it was worth the drive considering the abundance of courses in the...

5. Oil Well Park

As an adventurous, exploring hobby photographer with a love of things off the beaten path, this park sounded great. I didn't actually realize at the time...

Arts
1. Psychic Vision Center

Cindy was my first real psychic reading. She knew exactly what she was talking about and allowed me to ask questions! It was great, she definitely made me...

2. Mother Teresa Museum

Beautiful and amazing! Highly recommend. It is a simple museum that tells a powerful story of an amazing person!

3. Ave Maria Gallery

Couldn't enter. All locked up, with an angel at the door. Glad it wasn't St Peter.

4. Seminole Casino Immokalee

My family and I had a wonderful experience at the casino!! Great fun games we got many fun bonus rounds, my mom won 200 on a 1$ bet In minutes she was so...

5. Immokalee Pioneer Museum

Although the guide was very friendly, the museum is not worth driving more than 10 minutes to see.

Shopping
1. New York Floral Design

I am late in posting this. We are new to the area from Dallas and shopping for new places such as a florist. I picked the worst day possible to do florist...

2. The Secret Ingredient

My friend, Janine B., was visiting her Mom in Naples, FL and they both went to The Secret Ingredient in Ava Maria. They have bought clothes from there...

3. Ava Maria Florist

I ordered flowers for my friends birthday and she sent me pictures of what she received. They were more beautiful than the picture on the site of what I...

4. Above the Rest Pools

Danny came out this morning to service the pool. Was awesome. Texted when on his way, mega friendly, thorough and went above & beyond since we had a mini...

5. Lumber Liquidators

Today I stopped in at the Lumber Liquidators showroom to look at flooring samples ,and my mother and I were immediately greeted with smiles. The employees...

Health
1. ReHealth Massage Therapy

I've been in need of a deep massage for a long time but have always been skeptical of trying some places due to the fact that often they don't apply enough...

2. Collier Urgent Care - Fountain Park

Really good experience, had a child with a bad sore throat that needed attention. The staff were friendly and courteous. The wait time was short to see the...

3. Christina M Mitchell, LMT, PFT, MLD, CDP

Amazing. She is very professional and this is not just a feel good massage. I had a pinched nerve and she was able to work wonders in a very short period of...

4. Skin Face Body Spa

I have been non weight bearing now for 5 months because of a broken foot. I finally got permission from the doctor to drive so I wanted to get a massage,...

5. New Age Dentistry of Naples

Staff is very friendly and professional, and the dentist is amazing. Normally when I go to the dentist I feel like I have been chewing glass. Dr....