Just how awesome would it be to experience retirement in Cape Coral, FL? Truth be told, among the 10 best places to retire in America, Cape Coral, FL is included… and why not? Here, as a retiree, you can experience the great outdoors, no income tax, and perfect weather all year long!
How desirable is Cape Coral? People with practically unlimited funds could choose anywhere in the world to live, but many have chosen this amazing area including the following: Nancy Lopez (LPGA), Mike Ditka (former NFL coach), Bob Seeger (singer), Larry Bird (former NBA star), numerous NLB stars, and more.
Let’s look at some of the perks of retiring in Cape Coral, FL, or a nearby area.
Retire In or Near Cape Coral
In all of Florida, one of the best cities in which to retire in is Cape Coral. It’s diverse, safe, and has exceptional healthcare services and hospitals. All year long, the weather is beautiful. Outdoor entertainment opportunities are endless, whether you like to fish, sit on the beach, snorkel, walk around in nature, or what have you.
If, even after 62 years of age, you decide that you’d like to keep working (either full-time or part-time), here’s some good news regarding Cape Coral. The job market is strong. Higher than the national average, about 41% job growth is predicted. Despite COVID effects, the unemployment rate is lower than the national average.
Entertainment and Activities
There is never a shortage of things to do when you live in or visit Cape Coral. Something is always going on, from art exhibits to festivals to farmers’ markets and more. There are indoor activities as well as numerous outdoor activities, and they can take place day or night.
In addition to watersports (swimming, snorkeling, boating, kayaking, fishing, etc.), golfing and golf courses are a huge draw in Cape Coral. Example: With 37 bunkers and eight lakes, Arthur Hills is a course designed to be both beautiful and challenging.
One word can be used to describe the lifestyle in Cape Coral: relaxed. Grab your T-shirt, shorts, and flip-flops, and head out whenever you choose. Formal attire is only worn if and when you want.
Culture, Dining, and Shopping
Looking for culture? In Cape Coral, there’s plenty of culture and history to go around (as well as a nearby Fort Myers thriving theater scene). Check out the following:
- Cape Coral Art Studio
- Southwest Florida Military Museum and Library
- Cape Coral Historical Museum
Shopping opportunities are virtually endless. Here are some suggestions:
- Sunken Treasures
- Blue Moon Antiques
- True Lyes
- Beaded Envisions
Tip: Many successful shopping excursions begin in Cape Harbor, so consider starting there.
Dining opportunities are also in abundance. Consider a meal at any of the following:
- Point 57
- The Twisted Lobster
- Fishtail Grill by Merrick Seafood
- Nevermind Awesome Bar & Eatery
- 10 Twenty Five
Enjoy Retirement in the Cape Coral Area – Reside at Aston Gardens At Pelican Marsh
Though Aston Gardens At Pelican Marsh is located in Naples, it’s an easy 1-hour drive to Cape Coral. You can arrange transportation by getting in touch with our Expressions Concierge service. They, in turn, will communicate with our Connections Transportation program. Whether it’s a doctor’s appointment, a show/movie, lunch or dinner at a restaurant, picnic in the park, a day at the beach, or something else, enjoy your excursion to the fullest by leaving the driving to us.