Explore Top Rated Gated Communities in Southwest Florida: Heritage Palms Golf & Country Club

waterfall front entrance at heritage palmsSituated in the heart of Fort Myers, FL 33966, Heritage Palms Golf & Country Club is a member owned, bundled golf community that opened in 1999 and is home to 1,662 residents. There are two first-class golf courses, tennis courts, and lifestyle amenities to write home about! With several residential options in varying price ranges, there is something for everyone in this Top Rated Gated Community in Southwest Florida. To decide if Heritage Palms is right for your next move, check out my review of the amenities below.


heritage palms bundled golfGolf

Acclaimed designers, Azinger & Lewis, created 36-holes of championship golf that is meticulously maintained. Members enjoy the equitable Chelsea system for scheduling tee times on either the Royal or Sabal courses. In addition, there is a full service Pro Shop, aqua driving range, and two practice putting greens.

Clubhouse & Dining

Elegance welcomes you to the neighborhood of Heritage Palms when you’re greeted by a 12 foot waterfall at the entrance gate. The renovated 28,400 square foot clubhouse continues the theme and overlooks a 38 acre pristine lake. Members enjoy both formal and casual dining at the clubhouse with creative menus featuring light lunches, expansive buffets, and delicious dinners – not to mention the special events held throughout the year. The restaurant is also open to the public.

the lodge at heritage palmsLodge, Pool & Tiki Bar

The resort style swimming pool is truly the main social gathering area in Heritage Palms. It’s especially popular on Friday Tiki Bar nights during the winter months. The Tiki Bar & Grill serves poolside snacks and libations seven days a week. The Lodge is a separate clubhouse containing fitness classes and social activities for the whole family. There are also bocce courts, a library, and a computer room.


All Heritage Palms’ members have access to the fitness facilities, group fitness classes, and personal training. The strength training equipment is Precor® and the cardio options provide something for everyone, regardless of health level or fitness goals.


With eight Har-Tru lighted tennis courts, the members and guests at Heritage Palms enjoy a very active tennis program. The activities are open to adults and children of all ages.

residential options at heritage palmsResidential Options:

More than 1,600 residential home options are available and consist of single family homes, luxury twin villas, 2-story Verandas, and 4-story Terrace Condominiums. With these choices there is a home that’s right for just about everyone.  The current inventory of resale properties range in price from the low $100s to the $800s in this special top rated gated community.

What’s nearby?

Heritage Palms is situated on Six Mile Cypress between Daniels Parkway and Colonial Boulevard. It’s close to several shopping and dining areas including a large area of recently developed strip malls on Six Mile Cypress and Colonial Boulevard. It’s also very close to The Forum and Bell Tower Shops and Dining. Heritage Palms is approximately 15 minutes from the airport and less than 30 minutes from the nearest beach.


Comfortable, yet elegant living is what you’ll find in Heritage Palms. The amenities and residential options provide something suitable for all price ranges and the neighborhood is close to many wonderful shopping, dining, and entertainment selections. Click here to learn more about Heritage Palms Golf & Country Club.