Retire in Gulfport, FL

Livability Score
54
** 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
12102
Median Househould Income
38315
Median Age
51.5
65 Years and Over
3332
Median Home Value
135000
Unemployed
601
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Barracuda Deli Cafe

Oh Em Gee! This has to be the most amazing sandwich shop in the history of sandwich shops! And they deliver everywhere on the beach!!! This place is a small...

2. Craft Kafe

This is a perfect spot for anyone looking for a healthy option with a caffeine boost. The decor is rustic and the prices are fair. I'd go here 10 times...

3. Sola Bistro & Wine Bar

I had this friend John, who was known to be pretty particular about what/where he ate. Every time I would go out to eat with him he would try to order...

4. Mangia Gourmet

My friend and I met at Mangia Gourmet for lunch today. What a positively awesome experience! The food was fantastic. So flavorful and fresh! The service...

5. Rae Rae's Cafe

Even though I don't like waiting, and we had to when we went last Sunday- Rae Rae's still gets an excellent review. We did not have to wait too long. We...

Golf
1. Twin Brooks Golf Course & Driving Range

This place just remodeled and the staff was very nice. I guess i should say this was the 1st time i have ever in my life been "golfing" the place was clean...

2. Isla Del Sol Yacht & Country Club

As a former member of their yacht club I want to recommend them to anyone looking to join such an organization. The folks at Isla del Sol are the best!...

3. Golf Shop

1 star for the terrible selection, general creepiness, and outdated/dusty merchandise- Popped in here during my lunch hour and wow am I glad I did. I...

Active
1. Tampa Bay Water Bike Company

The regular hourly rate for the hydro bikes is $30 for one hour, but my friends and I paid $25 because they offer a discount for educators, students,...

2. Urban Kai

Never been on a SUP so wasn't sure what to expect. Did a class with the Mrs and our 12 year old daughter and it was a great experience. After about 10-15...

3. St Pete Beach

One of our favorite beaches! It is absolutely epic to watch the sunset here! Park here at the beach public access across the street from Publix (DO NOT park...

4. Weedon Island Preserve

My favorite part of the preserve that used to draw me to it every week is the silence. It's so peaceful. Miles of natural Florida land. (Besides the power...

5. Beach Escape Game

Super fun for a group of friends. We had a blast. The staff was friendly. It was very easy to reserve a room. And we were soooooo close to getting out....

Arts
1. Psychic Medium Valentina

Visited Valentina for a Crossed Over reading shortly after the unexpected passing of my mom. She definitely told me things about my mom that she couldn't...

2. freeFall Theatre

I challenge you to find a better theatre. Anywhere. Eric Davis is a genius. I do not dole this title out to just anyone. Eric is one of the most...

3. The Looking Glass

Really good, compassionated, loving people, good vibes and beautiful crystals. The owner Chris is an amazing person and has a very special energy. I can´t...

4. Painting with a Twist

I cannot say enough good things about this place. We had Curtis as our instructor and he honestly made this experience so fantastic. If you can ask for him...

5. Craftsman House Gallery & Cafe

This place is a just a bit off the main part of Central Ave but well worth hitting. Nice blend of simple well made food and cool art. The balance is great....

Shopping
1. St Pete Bicycle

This is a fantastic bike shop for service, and of course purchases as well, however keep in mind that the inventory here is much smaller than their 4th St...

2. West Coast Kayaks & Paddleboards

Just purchased our first paddle board and accessories for my wife's birthday. As a newbie, I had a lot of questions. Both Ryan and Jill answered all my...

3. Consignment Furniture Showroom

Really nice place. There are a lot of consignment stores in this area, and for the most part they all feel about the same. What I liked about this store...

4. Pixie Dust Metaphysical Boutique

Beautiful energy that follows through store :) I visit ever time I come to the west coast. AWE50ME selection on gifts for others or yourself. Love their...

5. The Swim Boutique

Bathing suit shopping is not my favorite activity. When I entered The Swim Boutique in Indian Shores, FL, I probably looked hesitant. Jaime, who turned out...

Health
1. The Looking Glass

Really good, compassionated, loving people, good vibes and beautiful crystals. The owner Chris is an amazing person and has a very special energy. I can´t...

2. The Art of Massage

After having cervical fusion surgery, my healing was slow due to constant neck and shoulder pain. After working with Leta for only a few weeks I feel I have...

3. Professional Urgent Care Services

My daughter was projectile vomitng since morning so I took her to urgent care. I looked on Yelp and saw this one had good reviews so went. The reviews are...

4. Miller Chiropractic and Wellness Center

Dr. Miller is very knowledgeable and professional. He concerns himself with your well being and provides customized patient care according to individual...

5. Buddha Belly Birth Services

Our doula from Buddha Belly, Samantha Suffich, was absolutely wonderful for the birth of our first child. She assisted us not only at the birthing center,...