In the market for a home located in a city you will fall in love with again and again? Bonita Springs is abundant in adventure, activity, amenities, and excitement while still maintaining a wholesome small-town feel that is an excellent place to settle whether you are retiring, investing, starting a family, or relocating. Here are the top 10 reasons we recommend moving to beautiful, sunny Bonita Beach.
Bonita Springs is ideally located right between Fort Myers and Naples. It is also close to the Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers and just 15 minutes away from Southwest Florida. Therefore, Bonita Springs is perfectly located if you have visitors coming from out of town and you need to pick them up at the airport, which is easily accessible. Regional Airport.
If you're looking for a place in Southwest Florida close to amenities but still maintains a small-town feel, do not pass over Bonita Springs. This city has plenty of small, local businesses and is relatively untouched by commercialization. With a population of around 55,000 people, you will know the name of the barista making your coffee, and you will have that small-town boutique experience. Not only that, but the people are very friendly, and it's easy to form incredible friendships in the city with the locals.
People travel to Southwest Florida from around the world to experience the beautiful weather. Vacationers, tourists, investors, retirees, digital nomads and growing families flock to this area to enjoy the weather and the lifestyle that comes with it. And it is no surprise to residents Bonita Springs has absolutely gorgeous, warm weather. Not only is it a great place to vacation, but it is also a great place to retire or relocate. So if you enjoy warmer winters, plenty of sunshine, beach breezes, palm trees and sandy dunes, consider checking out Bonita Springs.
It would be hard to find beaches that top Bonita Springs. If you love white sandy beaches, dolphin airings, crystal clear waters, and breathtaking sunsets, you will absolutely love the most famous beach in the area, Bonita Beach. Of course, there are dozens of beaches to choose from, including the equally popular and award-winning Barefoot Beach.
Home to the newest high school in Lee County, Bonita Springs has a notably solid school system that parents can feel confident sending their children to for some of the best education in the state. This is great news if you have been contemplating moving to Bonita Beach to start a family. Bonita Springs' recent growth has included constructing many brand-new schools with state-of-the-art facilities. It is also close to Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida Southwestern State College for those with kids looking for well-respected post-secondary education. In addition, the state of Florida itself is home to 171 universities, so there are plenty of in-state options for young adults (or adults who wish to continue their education) to explore.
Bonita Springs is named "Gateway to the Gulf" because of its access to nature and nature activities. So if you are looking for a way to spend the weekend soaking up that beautiful weather, plenty of natural parks, tributaries, and rivers lead right to the Gulf of Mexico. This attracts tons of natural wildlife and is a great place for hobbyists who enjoy hiking, fishing, boating, birdwatching, kayaking, paddling or taking in the majesty of mother nature.
Since Bonita Beach is a relatively new city in Southwest Florida, its housing and infrastructure are all newly built. This includes roads, walkways, highways, sewers and water infrastructure. Their recent population growth has prompted new housing, which is up-to-date on current codes and plenty of condos. There is a wide range of affordable living arrangements without having to perform costly updates as you may need in a historical city.
When you move to Bonita Springs, you'll find dining indoors is less thrilling than enjoying your meal in beautiful weather. Most people living further north anxiously await the always-too-short "patio season" so they can enjoy the fresh air and soak in some Vitamin D while they dine and socialize. Fortunately, Bonita Springs is full of restaurants with outdoor dining, most of which are pet-friendly, that you can explore. Imagine enjoying lunch on a beautiful sunny day or sipping your morning coffee in an outdoor cafe. It is incredible.
Considered the world's golf capital, Bonita Springs is a must if you are a fan of the sport. With year-round, ideal golfing weather, you will be hitting the green at top-rated courses, including Bay Island at Bonita Bay and The Colony Golf and Country Club. If you are looking for more Southwest Florida golf courses to knock off your bucket list, Bonita Springs' close proximity to Estero and Naples will fill your weekends with endless courses to explore.
Thanks to the 2020 Lee County Conservation Project, there is access to preserved land all over the County for outdoor sports and activities, from biking, hiking and even horseback riding. In addition, nearly every community has access to tennis courts, which is another popular sport in Bonita Springs, almost as popular as the up-and-coming Pickleball community. New Pickleball courts and leagues have become wildly popular in the area, so this is a great chance to try something new or find your community if you are a fan of the sport.
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