Naples Florida - Happiest and Healthiest Places to Live
IDEAL PLACES TO LIVE
If you're like me, palm trees and a colorful sunset paint a smile on my face. It's the little things that make us happy and healthy in Florida. According to NBC's Today Show and their team at Today noticed too and chose Naples Florida as the "Happiest, Healthiest City in the USA". This accolade was based on surveys that asked how residents feel about their physical health, social ties, financial security, community and overall sense of purpose. This top honor out of 190 US cities confirms that Naples is without a doubt one of America's ideal places to live.
So what makes Naples so great? Let's start with the golden gulf coast beaches, where families and retirees relax, swim, stroll blissfully in the sand, and enjoy magnificent sunsets. And then there is the heavenly weather, with warm, Florida winters, fresh coastal breezes, and sunshine that allows you to stay active throughout the year. Let's not forget the fresh seafood and produce, and restaurants that serve up classic and imaginative dishes. And then there is shopping, theatre, nightlife, and some of the country's most challenging golf courses.
With so much to do in the area, and such excellent year-around weather, residents of Naples enjoy a happy and healthy daily lifestyle. According to Today, residents there have the lowest levels of stress in the country, and manage a healthy diet. When the need does come for medical care, there are first-rate medical centers, as well as private physicians and treatment centers for any medical needs. As far as health, happiness, and longevity, Naples truly is one of the most ideal places to live.
And speaking of ideal places to live, Naples has a number of wonderful master-planned neighborhoods. Whether you prefer affordable beach homes, or Naples Florida golf course communities, there are happy, healthy, safe and luxurious communities to choose from. If you love the ocean, then you'll love the calm, soothing waters on the Gulf of Mexico. One great neighborhood by the beach is elegant Pelican Bay, where you'll find private beaches, top amenities, and affordable beach homes.
At Pelican Bay, there are 3 miles of white sand beaches along the Gulf of Mexico. Residents enjoy swimming, sailing, kayaking, and other daily beach activities. The community also features tennis, a fitness center, 27-holes of golf, and restaurants on site, where world-class chefs serve up their tasty, fresh and healthy treats. Affordable beach homes at Pelican Bay include condos, villas, beachfront estates, and single family homes.
If you are interested in Naples Florida golf course communities, Grey Oaks offers resort-style living with 54 championship holes. Homes here are grand, elegant, with copious spaces, and in classy and opulent styles. At Grey Oaks, Golf is the #1 draw, with 3 courses and 2 clubhouses for members and their guests. There are two double-ended driving ranges, an 18-hole putting course built to USGA specifications, and two practice greens with the finest maintenance standards. There are golf programs for men, ladies and couples, as well as full-service pro-shops. Residents also enjoy tennis, swimming, spa treatments, dining and various social events.
Another of the top Naples Florida golf course communities is Lely Resort near Marco Island. With 40 unique neighborhoods and over 4,000 acres of property, Lely feature's a wide variety of luxury homes, and 3 incredible championship golf courses. The courses play along scenic waters and the lush Florida terrain, with views befitting the cover of any landscape magazine. Two clubhouses offer a number of first-class amenities, including driving ranges, target greens, locker rooms, pro-shops, and pros for on-site instruction. If you like competition, Lely prides itself on delivering flawlessly-executed golf tournaments.
Whether you like to relax on the beach, play a few rounds of golf, or eat a healthy meal, Naples is a great place to enjoy a happy lifestyle. And Spring is a wonderful time of year to visit Florida. If you are looking to get fit, stay happy, and live in harmony, come explore the beauty, charm, and warmth of Naples, Florida.