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Boating Communities

Boating Communities - Enjoy Your Retirement Now!

ideal-LIVING Boating Communities

Marina communities are a great option for those who prefer to be out on the water as opposed to anywhere else. Such communities create a nautical culture that sets them apart. Residents of boating communities share a love of idling in their craft of choice at sunset, or slipping away from the dock before sunrise for the first catch of the day.

Aside from having a place to keep your boat, there are many other reasons to live in a boating community. Here are a few :

  • Homes tend to retain their value.
  • A family-centered culture is prevalent in boating communities.
  • Boat maintenance and storage costs are reduced.
  • Residents enjoy a feeling of camaraderie and like-mindedness.
  • Social activities are built around being on the water.

If these are the features you’re looking for in a community, then keep reading!

Location, location, location

There are hundreds of boating communities across the country. How do you find the one that’s right for you? Location is the first thing to consider. Once you choose the region you want to live in, you can narrow your options further.

Boating communities are a great option for those who prefer to be out on the water than anywhere elseTo some degree, geographical region dictates price range. So, this is something to consider. If Florida is on your list of potential destinations, then you’re in luck. Because, in this case, it pays to go where the crowd is.

As we all know, retirees flock to Florida every year. Subsequently, Florida marina communities are abundant. Price points are competitive. And, communities strive to stand out by offering exceedingly better amenities. These reasons, and others, make exploring Florida boating communities a great option.

If you’re considering the southeast, just north of Florida, you’re not alone. Boating communities in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia have been filling up and multiplying at a rapid rate over the last ten years. And, where with ample demand, there’s ample supply. Southeast coast marina community options are vast.

While the coast is the most common choice for boaters, lake-living is also an option. Lake communities from Texas to Arkansas, and into the southeastern mountain region, boast state-of-the-art marinas for lake-loving boaters.

Knowing the region you want to be in is a great start. But, take it a step further. How close to the city do you need to be? Do you prefer four seasons, or are you looking for a milder climate? Continue asking yourself questions that will help you narrow your options.

Start Discovering

With hundreds of marina communities across the U.S., we’re here to help simplify your search.

We’ve chosen top communities from the U.S. and the Caribbean for you to explore. Click on boating communities of interest below. Then, make reservations for a discovery visit! You won’t know until you go!

Take a look at some of the country’s best Boating Communities

Marina Pointe

Marina Pointe

Tampa, Florida

Designed by master developer BTI Partners, Marina Pointe features luxury condominiums and are located in the heart of South Tampa's premier waterfront community. In addition to being just minutes away from the vibrant downtowns of Tampa and St. Petersburg, Marina Pointe residents can also walk to shops, a waterfront restaurant, and bars and cafes in the Westshore Marina District's retail center.
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FL


Bella Vista - Arkansas Private Community

Bella Vista - Arkansas Private Community

Bella Vista, Arkansas

Bella Vista is a private 36,000-acre, Member-based recreational community in Northwest Arkansas offering seven golf courses, seven stocked private lakes, swimming pools, tennis courts, trails, parks, pavilions, recreation centers, a gun range, an RV Park and many other amenities. Bella Vista was recently ranked one of America's Top 10 Best Healthy Places to Retire by U.S. News & World Report and one of the Top 25 best places for affordable homes by CNNMoney.com and Money Magazine.
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AR


Sublime Samana Hotel & Residences

Sublime Samana Hotel & Residences

Las Terrenas, Samana, Dominican Republic

Sublime Samana Hotel & Residences is a beautiful development located in the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic and on the amazing Coson bay, which has been nominated one of the top 10 beaches of the world, according to Luxury Living Magazine, known for its spectacular beaches and tropical vegetation.
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DOM


Fairfield Glade & Fairfield North - Tennessee Resort Communities

Fairfield Glade & Fairfield North - Tennessee Resort Communities

Fairfield Glade, Tennessee

If you are looking for spectacular mountain beauty...look no further than Fairfield Glade. This well appointed community is located high atop Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau at 2,000 feet elevation, which accounts for the near perfect seasonal changes with very comfortable summers and mild winters.
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TN


Retire Arkansas

Retire Arkansas

Little Rock, Arkansas

Arkansas is home to diverse cities and communities, each with something unique to discover - from metropolitan areas to rural settings, and adventure sports to relaxing retreats. No matter where you choose to visit or relocate, you'll find friendly and helpful people everywhere you go.
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AR


Sunset Ridge

Sunset Ridge

Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina

Sunset Ridge is located in Sunset Beach, North Carolina and has been one of Bill Clark Homes' longstanding flagship communities. At its completion, it will showcase just over 400 single family homes and is planned for 100 townhomes. Just 3 miles from the Sunset Beach barrier island, Sunset Ridge offers its residents the easy access to both the beach and the Intracoastal Waterway all at a very affordable price point.
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NC


Lakes of Mount Dora - Central Florida 55+ Community

Lakes of Mount Dora - Central Florida 55+ Community

Mount Dora, Florida

Lakes of Mount Dora has been selected among the Top 50 Best Master-Planned Communities in the United States by Where To Retire Magazine! Combining Southern hospitality with small town charm, this 55+ active adult community was developed with a special vision in mind - to create a unique place where people can live in a central Florida waterfront home with classic Florida architecture near one of the most impressive small towns in the country.
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FL


Bald Head Island Limited Real Estate Sales

Bald Head Island Limited Real Estate Sales

Bald Head Island, North Carolina

North Carolina's southernmost cape, Bald Head Island offers 14 miles of pristine beach, a rare maritime forest, and a 10,000 acre marsh and creek preserve protected in perpetuity. The island's proximity to the Gulf Stream provides subtropical weather conditions year round, with mild...
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NC


WindRiver Ideal Home

WindRiver Ideal Home

Lenoir City, Tennessee

WindRiver on Tellico Lake offers the best of life in East Tennessee. In the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains come see WindRiver Ideal Home this Fall!
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TN


Albemarle Plantation - North Carolina Gated Communities

Albemarle Plantation - North Carolina Gated Communities

Hertford , North Carolina

On the North Carolina's Inner Banks is a golf and marina community with a lifestyle like no other! Perched between historic Edenton and Elizabeth City, NC, it's an easy drive to any major city along the coast going north or south. With easy access to Tidewater Virginia and the Outer Banks of North Carolina, you will experience small town charm and big city culture at its finest.
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NC


Waterways - Best Places to Live in Georgia

Waterways - Best Places to Live in Georgia

Richmond Hill, Georgia

Waterways is a 2,300-acre master-planned community located just 30 minutes from historic Savannah, Georgia, in charming Richmond Hill. Surrounded by a 1,600 acre nature preserve, this is a place where six-and-a-half miles of marsh frontage, over four miles of winding lagoons, and more than a thousand acres of ancient oak hammocks embrace our new homes and homesites.
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GA


Del Webb Naples - Active Adult Florida Community

Del Webb Naples - Active Adult Florida Community

Ave Maria, Florida

Del Webb Naples is a 55+ active adult community located within the vibrant master-planned community of Ave Maria, near renowned Naples, Florida. Discover the world-class amenities, an 18-hole championship golf course, and extensive community events and social functions, providing an unparalleled lifestyle.
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FL


Eastman Community Association

Eastman Community Association

Grantham, New Hampshire

This 3,600 acre lakeside community is tucked in the Upper Connecticut River Valley in the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Region. Two hours north of Boston and minutes from Lake Sunapee, New London, Lebanon and Hanover, residents have easy access to medical facilities, employment, educational opportunities and a multitude of cultural venues.
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NH


The Isles of Collier Preserve - Florida Gated Communities

The Isles of Collier Preserve - Florida Gated Communities

Naples, Florida

Nestled within a pristine natural setting just minutes from downtown Naples and the vibrant 5th Avenue shopping and dining district, Florida's preeminent homebuilder is creating a colorful update of classic coastal living. Inspired by the timeless architecture and traditions of Old Naples, elegant new Minto homes will overlook miles of scenic kayak and biking trails.
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FL


Riverlights

Riverlights

Wilmington, North Carolina

Enter the home of your dreams and the lifestyle you crave in RiverLights ™, Wilmington's newest waterfront community. Designed to foster a coastal, wellness-centered environment, RiverLights offers the energy of a city amid miles of tranquil beauty. Set along the naturally magnificent Cape Fear River, it's a new kind of community that celebrates family, honors nature and breathes new life into Southern heritage.
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NC


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