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Naples was recently ranked as the best place to live in the USA by US News & World Report. The secret is out: if you are looking to live your best life in retirement, Naples’ pristine beaches and 264 days of sunshine give you the best opportunity to do just that.

Naples offers so much more than beautiful weather. It’s a haven for active retirees looking to fulfill a lifestyle that combines health and wellness and cultural experiences all with a touch of luxury.

Staying Active

The balmy year-round weather provides residents the opportunity to stay fit in many ways.

Also known as the pickleball capital of the world, the buzzing pickleball community in Naples is popular with the young and old alike. If picking up a pickleball paddle isn’t your style, there are over 90 golf courses within 15 miles of Naples to take advantage of.

Other ways to keep moving in Naples include walking or doing yoga on the beach, taking a hike at one of the many nature preserves, hitting the gym, or joining a cycling club. Whether you’re exploring a new fitness routine or perfecting your current game, the opportunities to stay fit and active in Naples are plentiful.

Indulging Your Inner Artist

Naples is home to a bustling arts scene. With the recent groundbreaking of the brand new Gulfshore Playhouse, the theater and arts scene in Naples is about to get a rapid expansion. The new state-of-the-art Baker Theatre and Education Center will be home to two performance venues, an education wing and space for other programming.

In addition to the brand-new facility, Naples hosts a flourishing art district, the Naples Art Institute, Artis – Naples and the Baker Museum. There is no shortage of options to indulge in your creative side while residing in Naples.

Culinary Delights

After spending a morning on the pickleball court or hitting the links, the locals refuel at one of the many gourmet restaurants in town. The Naples restaurant scene offers every cuisine imaginable. From high end options on 5th Avenue South to a hidden gem off the beaten path, foodies can find a meal that will satisfy their cravings. The Naples waterfront offers several opportunities to dine with a water view where you can take in the sunset while enjoying your meal. From fresh catches of the day to a perfectly grilled filet, you are guaranteed to leave feeling refueled and relaxed.

Finding a Home in Paradise

There are many options when it comes to putting down your roots in Naples. Whether you prefer the privacy of a single-family home, or the convenience of a maintenance-free condo, there are multiple home styles to suit your taste and budget. Gulfstream Homes has been building custom, single-family homes for 25 years in Naples. Our experts can help guide you in the process of building a new home that meets your needs or renovating and remodeling an existing home to make it the perfect abode.

The Naples Promise

With the perfect blend of sunshine, activities, cultural experiences and gourmet restaurants, Naples is sure to deliver an unparalleled experience during retirement. When you are ready to embark on the next journey of your life, contact us at Gulfstream Homes to get started on the next steps!