Explore Top Rated Gated Communities in Southwest Florida: The Plantation Golf & Country Club

plantation golf and country clubThe Plantation Golf & Country Club in Fort Myers, FL 33913 has a feel of home from the moment you enter the community. The residents are welcoming, the ambiance inviting, and the amenities are luxurious yet comfortable.  Just a stone throw from many local attractions and the Southwest Florida International Airport, The Plantation is a favorite of mine on my list of Top Rated Gated Communities in Southwest Florida. So what does this gated community have to offer its residents? Let’s start by looking at the amenities.

1. Amenities:


At the center of The Plantation is the Great House, a truly remarkable and welcoming golf and social clubhouse. This 38,000 square foot masterpiece will remind you of a fine British Colonial manor with tropical elegance mingled throughout. Dartington’s is the featured restaurant and bar with two cozy fireplaces, outstanding menus, and the perfect location for the multitude of social events held at The Plantation throughout the year.


Residents are ecstatic about the Hurdzan-Fry designed 18-hole golf course that is both challenging and thought provoking. The fairways have rolls and dips, the bunkers have steep faces, and the greens are created with many chipping areas to test each player’s short game skills! All this fun is carved from open areas while managing to preserve the natural habitat that exists all around The Plantation.


Lessons, leagues, clinics, and teams for men, women, and juniors are the focal point of The Plantation’s tennis program. Facility is equipped with a tennis director, lights, shoe washers, online court reservation system, and restringing services.


A well maintained spacious gym with top of the line equipment, group classes, and personal training offered. The fitness center is open seven days a week from 5 am to 9 pm for your convenience.

plantation in fort myers flPool & Spa

Soak up the sun, catch up with friends, enjoy a massage, and just relax poolside! The views are beautiful and pool is quite large. It’s refreshing even on the hottest of Florida days.

Resident Clubs

There is so much social interaction to choose from in The Plantation, including a variety of clubs. Residents can join the cooking club, volunteer group, bocce ball, Mah Jongg, Bridge, book club, men’s poker, fishing club, young families group, painting, creative writing, bible study, or start a new group with your hobby as the focal point!

2. Residential Options:

This Pulte community offers two beautiful neighborhoods to choose from for your next home. Bridgetown is a wonderful and affordable option with a variety of floor plans and styles including carriage homes, villas, twin villas, and single family homes. Somerset offers luxurious carriage homes and single family properties with options to accommodate all lifestyles.  Click here to see the current availability of resale properties in this top rated gated community. Click here to learn more about Pulte new construction in The Plantation – prices start in the high $100s and reach to the $500s.

3. What’s nearby?

Being situated between Daniels Parkway and Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers, The Plantation is very close to a variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment possibilities. Areas of interest include the new Jet Blue Park (home of the Boston Red Sox spring training), Bell Tower Dining & Shops, and Gulf Coast Town Center with Regal Cinema and IMAX experience!


There’s no place like home and The Plantation will truly feel like home. Golfing with friends, participating in a variety of clubs, attending social extravaganzas, and enjoying the Florida lifestyle is what you can look forward to when you choose The Plantation for your next home. Click here to learn more about The Plantation.