Explore Top Rated Gated Communities in Southwest Florida: The Colony Golf & Bay Club

the colony bonita springs flThe Colony Golf & Bay Club in Bonita Springs, FL 34134 is 800-acres of Mediterranean inspired homes, luxury condominiums, and award winning amenities. Superbly situated between Naples and Fort Myers, The Colony is one of my picks for Top Rated Gated Communities in Southwest Florida. The fabulous amenities are a great place for us to start!



Two main clubhouses exist within The Colony, each unique and elegant. Residents and guests can enjoy gourmet cuisine and panoramic 18th-hole fairway views at The Colony Golf Club. Or if you prefer water views, outdoor and indoor options are available at The Colony Bay Club which overlooks the beautiful Estero Bay.

Spa & Fitness

A recreational facility designed with relaxation and wellness in mind. Features include a large lap pool, hot tub, pool & spa, locker rooms, steam showers, and three spa treatment rooms. The state-of-the-art fitness center includes personal training, a cardiovascular theater, weight training equipment, and an aerobics studio.


The Colony’s tennis program is highly attentive to its participants’ needs. With 6 finely groomed Har-Tru courts, a well-equipped pro-shop, world-renowned tennis Pro, and same day racquet stringing, there is nothing keeping residents from enjoying clinics, private lessons, and leagues!


U.S. Open champion, Jerry Pate, designed this masterpiece golf course which consists of 18 holes (6,802 yards) winding through The Colony and providing gorgeous water and preserve views. It’s a par-72 that starts and ends at the beautiful Colony Golf Club with luxurious locker rooms, golf pro shop, cocktail lounge, and dining room.

Beach Park and Canoe

A 34-acre island beach park provides nearly one mile of white sand on the Gulf of Mexico. The views are tremendous and the tranquility provided in this setting is priceless. If it’s water activity you crave though, you can be adventurous and explore the pristine Estero Bay by canoe!


The Colony Concierge is at the ready for all resident needs. Whether house work, pest control, home watch services, dinner reservations, or arranging your travel itinerary, the Concierge is willing and able to take care of it so you don’t have to!

Residential Options:

In addition to beautiful single family homes, coach homes, and mid-rise options, The Colony also features two high rise luxury condominium buildings, The Sorrento and The Florencia. Click here to see the current availability of resale properties in the top rated gated community, The Colony. Click here to view what’s available for new construction.


the colony golf & bay club bonita springs flThe Colony is a WCI Community which means quality, reputation, and world-class amenities in this master planned development. Most recently in 2012, WCI Communities took home three Aurora Awards. Both the Bay Club and the Golf Club are also award winning clubhouses.

What’s nearby?

Being situated between Naples and Fort Myers provides a plethora of dining, shopping, cultural, and entertainment possibilities for residents of The Colony. Just a short drive from several local beaches and parks, there is also plenty of opportunity for outdoor activity. Notably, The Colony is only minutes from The Promenade, Coconut Point, and The Mercato.


The Colony offers something for everyone in terms of home options and amenities and its ideally located between Naples and Fort Myers. With world-class golf, tennis, and fantastic dining, it’s easy to see why The Colony Golf & Bay Club is a top rated gated community.  Click here to learn more about The Colony.