From the sea to the stars there's a wealth of opportunities to enjoy winter where the tropics begin. Our Community borders on a 300 acre nature preserve, is close to the Indian River and Atlantic ocean. Eagles, egrets,herons, raccoons,armadillos, squirrels and ducks visit our lake. Bobcats and the illusive Florida panther make occasional appearances, Manatees and dolphins swim the Indian river.
Want to interact with nature in a more rigorous way? Canoe, kayak rentals, fishing charters, boat ramps - are nearby. Book an airboat ride or seat on a nature tour of Indian River lagoon from Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, visit the Manatee Observation Center.
Interested in tourist attractions? Disney World, Sea World and Universal Studios are a little over 100 miles away. If you prefer NASA's Cape Kennedy with rockets on display and a great museum - travel less than 90 miles. The Florida Keys are less than 200 miles away.
A one block walk brings you to South Vero Mall with doctors, banks, a supermarket, places to dine and a public bus stop. Beach's, boardwalks and boat ramps are less than 5 miles away, the river less than a mile.
Want to spend a lazy winter day enjoying a coastal breeze in the town where the tropics begin?
Swim or laze in our heated pool, watch clouds waft across a tropical sky. Work on your suntan or sit in the shade of the pool deck umbrellas. Use the free WIFI or borrow a book from the library in the clubhouse. Join a game of shuffleboard, horseshoes or cards. Have interests or hobbies you'd like to share? Reserve time in the clubhouse and teach us something new.
Vero Beach-One of Travel & Leisure's Magazines top 10 beaches for 2012