Retire in Palm City, FL

Livability Score
43
** 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. The House of Brews

Great place to have a couple new beers and just chill. The food is surprisingly good for what it is. Great selection plus a ton of 6 packs to purchase and...

2. Harvest Table Cafe & Catering Co.

What a hidden gem!! From the outside looks a bit questionable as it is not easy to notice unless you know to look for it. Very cute and quaint interior with...

3. Basil Garden

Been here twice now. Small restaurant but the food is absolutely phenomenal! They stick to their heat index, the food is very fresh, and the service is...

4. Gettin Crabby

Looking for the quintessential Florida fish shack? Getting Crabby is a true gem in a very unassuming building sitting between a propane store and a gun shop...

5. The Chef's Table

Driving around, trying to decide where to have dinner, I chose a place I had never been to... It's only 1.5 miles from my home... Perfect.... I walked in,...

Golf
1. PGA Village

played the Wanamaker course, decent layout, but a couple of dumb holes. it was in very good shape, but the greens were dry and brown. i feel that the...

2. The Tesoro Club

I took a class here today with a Babolat Play coach. Coach Perdomo is intense and fun. Enjoyed the pool after my workout.

3. Hobe Sound Golf Club

Driving into HSGC is a pleasure with the ocean and intercostal leading up to it. The staff is super friendly and the course has all facilities such as...

4. Josh Gardner Golf

Josh is a very patient and positive instructor! He taught us all the pointers on how to play, as well as etiquette on the greens! We had such a great time...

5. PGA Learning Center

Anyone who lives close enough to go here everyday but doesn't, is crazy!!! This is by far the best training facility I've ever seen in my life. Even more...

Active
1. Bathtub Reef

Bathtub Reef is my zen spot; so peaceful, relaxing and beautiful. The rock formations are stunning but you don't want to try and sit on them since they're...

2. Coastal Paddle Boarding

I was visiting Florida on vacation and my cousin had planned as a paddle boarding trip. Our guide was very nice , quite funny too I might add. He was very...

3. The Bike Shop Inc

We were planning to take the bikes with us on a road trip but I wanted to trade in my mountain bike for something more pavement-friendly so we stopped by to...

4. Beach Water Sports

No where better in the Stuart area to rent a boat! Great staff who put up with our 'captain' giving all sorts of hassle and still treated us like we were a...

5. Jensen Beach

The beach is very clean and really nice. They have seating wooden area if you don't want to go on the sand and just watch the waves.

Arts
1. Tradition Field

Great place to have a nice evening or afternoon watching talented young men trying to become major league baseball players. A very inexpensive day even for...

2. 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...

3. Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge Museum

This is an awesome place for history buffs! We absolutely enjoyed our visit here and learned a great deal from Tom about the house and the events and people...

4. Stuart Coffee

Good local coffee shop in a small downtown. I always prefer the personality of a local place over a chain.

5. Fresh Catch Seafood Grill

With 63 previous reviews, there is not much left to say. We came for lunch and had two amazing fresh fish/seafood meals! My husband started with six fresh...

Shopping
1. Asian Specialty Products

It's been a while since I've been to this market, but when I lived closer I used to go all the time. Great selection of foods and fun knick knacks, the...

2. Ohana Surf Shop

They are awesome! Good deals and great boards! Makes sure you go check them out and support local business!

3. Sunrise Surf Shop

My family and I stayed on beautiful Hutchinson Island last year and visited Sunrise Surf Shop several times. We are back again this and one of the first...

4. The Flying Fish Paddle Sports

Easily the best paddle board shop in the area. More stock than you would guess, perfect spot to launch and learn. The staff is GREAT!!!! This is the...

5. B & A Flea Market

I'm a picker and collector at heart and being from Miami we don't have many picking spots that offer the plethora of collectibles, antiques, and odd and...

Health
1. Regency Dental of Stuart

Both my children have been going to Regency for 12 years now and extremely happy with there services . Great chair side manner! Scott B

2. Schmidt's Optical

This review is just for repair service - but the experience was better than what I have ever had before from any optometrist. And that I am in the process...

3. Kneaded Escape Massage

Great Massage for a good price. Pros: Strong Hands, great technique, uses heat pads after working a paticular area, lavender mask when you're on your...

4. Back in Action

These are the best people ever. Dr Rob is the nicest guy you will ever meet and he is an awesome doctor. My wife has been in pain and suffering for months....

5. Treasure Coast Community Acupuncture

Had acupuncture first time last Tuesday with Merrily. First time without pain in my foot in a year. Looking forward to my next treatment