Retire in Bonita Springs, FL

Livability Score
48
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
46384
Median Househould Income
53530
Median Age
53.2
65 Years and Over
15573
Median Home Value
234700
Unemployed
1696
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Lapa's Costa Rican Bistro

Lapas has a wonderful cook and staff. Have never been disappointed with this authentic Costa Rican restaurant. Have visited more than once and still love...

2. The Other Side Bistro

Had dinner here for the first time. Were fortunate enough to get a table without reservation. The service was excellent as was the food. We enjoyed...

3. A Table Apart

Finally got to experience dinner at A Table Apart. I have been hearing about this wonderful restaurant since I moved here, and it did not disappoint. From...

4. Angelina's Ristorante

This was my first time at Angelina's and it did not disappoint one bit. Our server Sean was accompanied by a server in training named Rock (or Brock, but I...

5. Doug's Seafood

The best things in life come with a generous portion of Maine lobster. Doug's Seafood is very much the quintessential hidden gem, offering soups, a seafood...

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. Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

It's freakin' beautiful here! The star fish on the beach, the variety of trees and plants growing and the flat sand is so awesome. I could walk from my...

2. Bonita Jetski & Parasail

The Jet Ski Dolphin Tour was worth every penny! You truly can't beat 2 FULL hours of jet skiing while seeing dolphins and all types of wildlife. I reserved...

3. Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park

The perfect spot for a walk along the ocean. I was not heading for this beach but am glad I found it. It was uncrowded (Wednesday in May), clean, and...

4. All About Water

Visiting South Florida from Wisconsin. We checked out this kayak and paddle board dealer who is originally from Michigan. He has a excellent set up. Drops...

5. Adventures in Paradise

Wonderful time with Adventures in Paradise. We participated in the Wildlife/Dolphin Cruise. Saw 8 dolphin, a school of redfish and a bald eagle. The...

Arts
1. Naples Botanical Garden

Beautiful! These gardens are lush, tropical, colorful, and fun! We went right in the middle of the day in the middle of the summer, so we definitely got the...

2. Vino's Picasso

Went to a paint night with my mom last night--- Mercedes was sooooo friendly and very informative!! We bought a groupon for this class and for some...

3. Painting with a Twist

My girlfriends and I had the best time here on Friday night it's definitely something relaxing and fun especially different from other things to do in town...

4. Silverspot Cinema

I loved Silver Spot Cinema. I'm from the DC/Bethesda area and the only cinemas I go to are iPic and Arclights so I am well versed on upscale movie theaters....

5. Prado Theatre

Fantastic comfort in a non VIP theatre (After reading some reviews, I wonder how nice those are!!). Love that you can grab an alcoholic beverage to take in...

Shopping
1. Waterside Shops

5 stars! For the Rodeo Drive or Madison Avenue of shopping in Naples! Let's call it a shopping experience, as you are taken to another level at this...

2. Coconut Point

First time at this mall in Estero, Florida. Very nice outdoor mall, live the colors and the ambiance. Lots of restaurants to eat at, a movie theater,...

3. Loretta Bridal Boutique

I showed up without having an appointment or calling just to take a look around. The owner was so kind and actually let me try on some dresses. After a...

4. Miromar Outlets

Vera Bradley, I purchased several pieces of luggage and I asked the cashier to hold them till I finished shopping around the outlet. I went back to pick up...

5. Rural King

Enjoy visiting the store at least once a month. Helpful staff offering great prices! Free popcorn and coffee!

Health
1. Halsey Chiropractic & Acupuncture

Dr. Douglas Halsey is a great Chiropractor and I would highly recommend him. Being new to the area I looked to yelp for help with selecting a...

2. Southwest Florida Veterinary Specialists

If you are looking for exceptional, specialized care for your pet, look no further. I have a 13 year old dog who was diagnosed 2 years ago with a heart...

3. Coastal Chiropractic Health Solutions

Ok, are you a skeptic of chiropractic? Scared of the treatment? Not sure it works? All fair questions. But, hear me now, believe me later.....what the heck...

4. Pelican Landing Dental

After living in Naples for 5 years, and 6 different dentist experiences, I finally found a competent dentist who knows what they are doing. I cannot...

5. Susan Summerton , OD, CNS, DACBN - Tyson Eye

She was great! Saw me right away even though I was very early for the appt. The staff were friendly and efficient ! Dr. Summerton took her time and was...

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