Moving to Bonita Springs

Bonita Springs

A white ibis forages for food at Bonita Beach.  Photo by Julie Campbell.  Used under the terms of Creative Commons License CC BY 2.0.

A white ibis forages for food at Bonita Beach. Photo by Julie Campbell. Used under the terms of Creative Commons License CC BY 2.0.

Not so very long ago, Bonita Springs was a sleepy fishing village.  Though the influx of residents over the past few decades has changed the landscape into something more robust, Bonita still has an air of small-town charm.  You can request an area relocation packet by clicking here.

Realty

The Bonita Springs Chamber of Commerce has a helpful real estate page to help jump-start your research.

Schools

The public schools of Bonita Springs are administrated by the Lee County School District.  

Two private schools that serve the community are Canterbury School and Royal Palm Academy.

News and Weather

Daily news for Bonita Springs is covered by The Banner, an outpost of the Naples Daily News.  As for weather–did you know that Bonita Springs is the northernmost city on Florida’s west coast with a tropical climate?  (Fort Myers, about 15 miles to the north, is subtropical.)

Healthcare

Lee Memorial Healthcare System, along with NCH and Physicians Regional, are the major healthcare systems of the area.  You can click here to look up specialists, dentists, and general physicians.

Recreation

Bonita Springs enjoys beach access to the Gulf of Mexico via Little Hickory Island, a road-accessible barrier island dotted with a number of public and private beaches.  The public beaches are administrated by Lee Country Parks and Recreation.  Dog owners will love the local dog beach.  Bonita is also convenient to a community favorite place, Lovers’ Key State Park.

A little farther inland, Riverside Park always has something going on, whether a holiday celebration, art show, festival, or Movies in the Park.  The nearby Rec Center hosts fitness activities and classes.  Some of the other recreational activities in Bonita include a skate park, geocaching, a soccer complex, a community pool.  The hometown library is excellent.

The Center for the Arts is a place you can go to enjoy a piece of theater or a concert, or to learn dance or painting or music.

And of course, golf opportunities continue to abound in Bonita Springs.

Christus Victor Lutheran Church is a proud member of the Bonita Springs Chamber of Commerce.

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