Southwest Florida is your ideal location; both idyllic and relaxing with scenic beaches and nationally recognized state parks, and abundant with a wide variety of high-end restaurants, gorgeous shopping centers, and a vibrant entertainment scene. With average temperatures in the high 70s and low 80s year-round, the mornings greet you with warm and inviting sunshine, and as the day fades away with picturesque sunsets, the evenings come to life with a plethora of activities. Living in Southwest Florida will make you feel as if you are on a permanent vacation. Shadow Wood Country Club, located in the heart of Southwest Florida, is within close proximity to all the area’s top attractions. Allow us to paint a picture for you of the many offerings available living in Southwest Florida:
Coconut Point is an expansive outdoor mall located in Estero, Florida. On top of featuring 127 high-end shops, it includes condominiums, a variety of restaurants, a movie theater, and other forms of entertainment such as weekly farmers markets, live music and annual festivals.
Miromar Outlets consist of restaurants and shops featuring more than 140 top designer and brand name outlets. Find great savings on top names including Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Bloomingdale’s The Outlet Store, and more.
Anchored by Whole Foods Market, Nordstrom Rack and Silverspot Cinema, a 12-screen premier-style theater, Mercato offers 12 notable restaurants and bars, over 20 upscale retailers and luxury residential condominiums. Mercato hosts a vibrant year-round event calendar with most events free and open to the public.
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park boasts one of the most pristine stretch of beaches in the world. Every day, this tropical beach paradise beckons visitors to partake in vast peaceful views of the Gulf of Mexico and experience the many shorebirds and wildlife that gather here. Visitors arrive to this park to sunbathe, paddle board, kayak, hike, bird-watch, fish, picnic, and search for seashells.
Barefoot Beach Preserve Park
Collier County's desirable coast reaches its zenith at Barefoot Beach Preserve, where numerous animal species reside, and visitors are able to enjoy the ambience of the park's natural surroundings. Barefoot Beach Preserve is 342 acres of natural land, one of the last undeveloped barrier islands on Florida's southwest coast.
Lovers Key State Park
This once secluded beach now accessible by boardwalk & tram is home to manatees, dolphins & bald eagles. Lovers Key State Park is a 712-acre Florida State Park located on Lover's Key and three other barrier islands; Black Island, Inner and Long Key.
Vanderbilt Beach Park is one of the most popular beach accesses, located near upscale hotels and attractions. Vanderbilt Beach offers wide space for all visitors and gorgeous white sand surroundings.
Tin City is a specialty shopping district. It is open-air, specializing in antiques and local handmade novelties. They feature waterfront restaurants and daily sightseeing, dolphin watching, and sunset cruises along the waterway.
Southwest Florida’s premier entertainment venue offers a wide variety of choice entertainment; from sports to concerts featuring major artists.
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
The Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts features the largest proscenium stage in Southwest Florida; and is a 1,874-seat facility that presents National Touring Broadway musicals and is host to prominent entertainers, dance performances, popular ensembles and classical music concerts year-round.
Artis-Naples is the premier destination for the visual and performing arts in Southwest Florida. It inspires, educates and entertains by presenting world-class events and offering a unique range of programs including music, film, dance, comedy, lectures and exhibitions featuring internationally acclaimed artists.
5th Avenue South
5th Avenue South is an irresistible mix of glamour and laid-back ease. It is home to upscale fashion and jewelry, spas, one-of-a-kind gifts, artwork, home décor, fine dining, and entertainment.
Waterside Shops is an upscale, luxury, super-regional shopping mall, located in Naples, Florida with more than 60 specialty stores.
The Village Shops on Venetian Bay
The Village Shops On Venetian Bay offers more than 45 waterfront retailers and waterside restaurants.