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55 Plus Communities in Florida – A Hidden Oasis in Solivita

 

2017 Ideal Living Best of the Best AwardWhen it comes to 55 plus communities in Florida, there are many options. However, there are few like Solivita, a active adult community situated just minutes from downtown Kissimmee, FL and less than 30 miles from Walt Disney World® and Orlando International Airport.

Named one of the nation’s Top 50 master-planned 55 plus communities by Where to Retire magazine three consecutive times, and to ideal-LIVING magazine’s Best of the Best list, Solivita has also earned over 70 awards for design and community planning.  It’s no wonder Solivita has already welcomed over 7,000 residents. With all of the awards and recognition, Solivita is unlike many other 55 plus communities in Florida.

A gem against the backdrop of Mickey and Minnie, Solivita provides community members with the perfect balance of outdoor living, comfort, and luxury. Walk to your favorite shop or bike to your next bbq, Solivita was made with the active adult in mind. Feel secure within your gated community as you make new friends at our spa and fitness center or attending one of over 200 social clubs created by Solivita members!

At Solivita, every part of our 4,300 acres, 150,000-square-feet of amazing amenities and fifteen distinctive home designs was imagined and executed solely with you in mind. Boasting over 150,000-square-feet of amenities within this award-winning 55+ community, Solivita in Florida is the perfect place to call home.

View Solivita’s August 2017 Reflections Newsletter and Events Calendar to see all that is going on!

Amenities

Amenities at Solivita

Totaling nearly 150,000-square-feet, the state-of-the-art amenities at Solivita span over several amenity centers. Residents have access to two championship golf courses, three dining venues, miles of green space for walking and cycling, as well as a multitude of shops. The Waterfront Galleries include a two-story art and ceramics studio, fully stocked library, three computer labs and game room, while The Riviera Spa and Fitness Center encompasses indoor and outdoor pools, two spas, indoor track, dance studio and sauna. The upscale resort-style complex The Palms spans 19,000-square-feet showcasing an expansive fitness center, aerobics studio, residents’ business center, members’ club, a 4,000-square-foot heated outdoor lap and splash pool, fireplace piazza and social gathering deck. There are also two heated spas, seven Har-Tru tennis courts, 11 pickleball courts and two lighted bocce ball courts. Not to mention, three neighborhood resident clubs and eight neighborhood pools throughout.  With the long list of amenities detailed below, Solivita has everything to offer for the ultimate active adult lifestyle.

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The Oaks Course: Designed by Ron Garl, The Oaks Course is bordered by a hundred-year-old oak tree strung with hammocks for shady lounging, lush colorful greenery and abundant streams and lakes. Meticulously created to blend in beautifully with Solivita’s 4,300 acres of natural wetlands and hardwoods, this 18-hole, 7,000-yard masterpiece rewards you with exquisite views and an unmatched golfing experience.

The Cypress Course: Originally designed by Devlin / Von Hagge and recently modified by renowned golf architect George Clifton, this 6,800-yard course is home to sparkling lakes and water features complemented by white-sand bunkers. The Cypress golf course proves challenging to even the most experienced golfers.

Championship Golf Course at Solivita

Championship Golf Course at Solivita

The semi-private Stonegate Golf Club offers two championship 18-hole courses, a casual restaurant and “watering hole,” a well-stocked pro shop as well as men’s and women’s locker facilities. Other amenities include an inviting deck overlooking the fairways, an aquatic driving range, and practice chipping/putting greens. Membership is optional.

The  Stonegate Grille, recently renovated, is the quintessential “19th Hole,” open for breakfast, lunch and dinner into the early evening and overlooking the finishing holes of the Stonegate Golf Club.

Mosaics Restaurant is our flagship dining space, currently used exclusively for banquets and club events.

The Bistro offers a quick snack for when you’re on-the-go. Whether you’d like a healthy salad or a quick piece of pizza, this is your stop.

Stonegate Grille

Stonegate Grille

A dynamic and comprehensive fitness initiative—available free of charge at our fitness center to all residents—our exclusive FIT Program is designed for 55-plus residents who may be less active or perhaps not at their optimum weight or conditioning level. Specially trained fitness coaches are on-site daily to get you started with a new program or take you to the next level, provide encouragement and help you track your progress. In helping improve your aerobic capacity, strength, agility and balance, you’ll have access to new, state-of-the-art TRX fitness equipment as well as invigorating group classes in everything from dancing to cardio kickboxing to water volleyball.

This 32,000-square-foot center offers an indoor, air-conditioned track above an indoor heated pool, exercise studio with state-of-the-art cardiovascular suite, strength equipment and free weights and dance studio for aerobics and fitness classes. Enjoy the Florida weather year-round with our outdoor heated pool and two heated whirlpool spas, with a deck overlooking our waterways. There’s also a full-time professionally trained and certified recreation and fitness staff on-hand to help you reach your goals.

2017 NAHB Best of 55+ Housing Silver Award for Best Outdoor Lifestyle Amenity

  • 19,000-square-foot building on 4.66 acres
  • Wraparound covered terrace; ideal for social events
  • Complete fitness center equipped with state-of-the-art cardiovascular and strength equipment by TechnoGym
  • Heated 4,000-square-foot combination lap and splash pool for year-round enjoyment
  • Full-time professionally trained and certified recreation and fitness staff
  • 2 heated whirlpool spas
  • Large brick paver sun deck; illuminated for evening functions
  • Aerobics Studio with 3,200-square-foot hardwood floor
  • Outdoor fireplace piazza and social gathering deck
  • 2 lighted Har-Tru tennis courts
  • Members Club Room with large-screen plasma TV, baby grand piano and social gathering areas
  • 2 lighted Bocce courts
  • Residents’ Business Center with high speed Internet access and faxing service
  • 4 lighted Pickleball courts
  • Catering and staging kitchen for social events
  • 1,800-square-foot multipurpose room, flexible sections for hosting multiple events at the same time

A beautiful, lakefront art center with an atmosphere perfect for self-expression, relaxed socializing, online computing and more, our Galleries couple with Freedom Park to offer a variety of fun-filled active adult activities and amenities.

  • 16,000-square-foot (interior space)
  • Bright, airy studios  for ceramics, sculpture and painting  all with lake views
  • Computer lab with high-speed Internet access for open use or classes
  • Billiards gallery, darts and games
  • Financial Gallery with computer stations
  • Well-appointed library
  • 5 lighted Har-Tru tennis courts*
  • Lighted Pickleball courts*
  • 4 Bocce courts*
  • Championship-caliber softball diamond*
  • 5 horseshoe pits*
  • Outdoor pavilions for private and community events*

*in Freedom Park

 

 

A flexible 17,000-square-foot facility where Solivita residents gather for large and small entertainment events, our Starlite Ballroom hosts dances and concerts, theater performances, weekly movies, and various parties and banquets. Space can be sub-divided into smaller rooms for meetings, games and private events.

Solivita-cooking-class

At Solivita, we believe that learning is a life-long and life-affirming experience. Every week, dozens of classes are available to strengthen your body, enrich your mind and make your spirit soar. Here’s just a sampling of what’s offered:

Fitness: Aqua Dynamics, Step Aerobics, Tai Chi, Body Conditioning, Low Impact Aerobics, Relaxation, Yoga, Zumba, and Unlimited Track Time

Exclusive FIT Program: A groundbreaking approach to reversing the march of time, our FIT Program features specially trained fitness coaches who can help get you started, provide encouragement and help you track your progress. Participation is optional, but the promise of improved aerobic capacity, strength, agility, and balance makes it inviting and rewarding.

Arts & Crafts: Ceramics, Watercolors, Oil Painting, Jewelry Making, Pottery, Stained Glass, Calligraphy, Note Card Design, and Photography.

Social: Line Dancing, Ballroom Dancing, Bingo, Bridge, Cribbage, Mah-Jong, Wine Tasting, Lawn, Bocce, Chess, Billiards, Darts, Croquet, Baking, Cooking, and Horseshoes

Golf: Golf for Beginners, Golf Clinics and Golf Strategy

Residents-Daily-Bike-Ride

With 4,300 acres of Florida’s natural beauty, there’s plenty of great outdoors to explore here at Solivita. Stroll, jog or bike the scenic five-mile walking path. Our vast green spaces and park areas are also perfect for informal or organized outings, events, and tournaments with fellow Solivita 55-plus residents.

Solivita is a 55-plus retirement gated community with personnel on-duty around-the-clock to control access and assist both residents and visitors with roving community security. Our CAPS (Community-Assisted Patrol Services) Unit is one of the largest in the state.

Venezia Neighborhood Center

  • 3,200-square-foot building with dramatic Old World Tuscan architecture
  • 1,500-square-foot pool surrounded by large brick paver sun deck illuminated for evening functions
  • Large heated whirlpool spa
  • 2 lighted Deco Turf II tennis courts

Bella Viana Neighborhood Center

  • 3,200-square-foot building with dramatic Old World Tuscan architecture
  • 1,500-square-foot pool surrounded by large brick paver sun deck illuminated for evening functions
  • Large heated whirlpool spa