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6 Ways to Kick-Start Your Journey to Wellness

Posted on: February 23, 2021

After an unprecedented 2020, many learned to place personal health and well-being at the forefront. Wellness can encompass many areas whether it be eating healthier, going to the gym, or just a general awareness of one’s state of health. At Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club located in the Town of Orchid, in Vero Beach, residents are engulfed in a lifestyle that promotes health and wellness daily. The variety of activities keeps the devotion to a healthy life fresh and exciting. Here are six ways Orchid Island promotes a journey to wellness.

1. Physical Fitness

Fitness at Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club is a way of life—and the Tennis & Fitness Center makes that easy. With over 11,000 square feet of space devoted to getting and staying fit, there’s something here for everyone. State-of-the-art machines to help build lean muscle or cardio fitness. More than 35 group exercise classes are offered as well as a Pilates studio, yoga and spinning room and private areas for stretching and cool-down exercises. Recently added options of Sun & Stretch classes, the Member Walking Club, and the Kayak Launch offer additional ways to enjoy the open-air while working on physical fitness.

2. Outdoor Sports

Not only great physical workouts, golf and tennis also promote mental health through the enjoyment of skills-based outdoor activities. Golf here is unparalleled, as the Arnold Palmer-designed 18-hole course is not only revered as one of the best in the region but also considered a picturesque nature walk throughout this unique habitat. Players of all skill levels will be challenged by this course that also holds an Audubon Certified Sanctuary status for its commitment to natural preservation. Tennis fans will find Orchid Island boasts a beautiful facility with 8 Har-Tru tennis courts and a variety of clinics to elevate level of play. Pickleball is quickly becoming a favorite among many members. Orchid Island has two pickleball courts for those who are enthusiasts or just want to try out a new activity.

3. Natural Surroundings

Seeing or being in large blue and green spaces has been known to make people happier. It’s true. Seeing or being in wildlife is a major boost to your mental health as well. Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club’s unique position between the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River Lagoon allows residents to enjoy full access to nearly a mile of private pristine beach just steps from the Atlantic Coast. In addition, access to the Indian River Lagoon, known as one of the most bio-diverse ecosystems in the world, is readily available to residents who wish to explore the wonders of nature. Orchid Island is a certified Audubon Sanctuary. It is not uncommon to see the sights and sounds of many birds such as our famous White Pelicans, Ibis, Egret, and Roseate Spoonbill, just to name a few. Also spotted often are manatees, dolphins, and otters.

4. Relaxation through Spa Treatments

This is not simply a luxury amenity. Spa visits have been universally proven to relax and support a healthy lifestyle. Orchid Island members can indulge in an extensive selection of massage therapy or spa treatments at the Spa at Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club. Situated by the pool at the Beach Club, the luxurious spa offers a generous menu of services such as rejuvenating facials, exfoliating body treatments, and deep-tissue massages by our experienced, professional staff. Orchid Island has exciting plans to upgrade our current Spa facilities to offer even more services to appeal to our members.

5. Personal Connections and Learning

Rich in activities and events, Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club’s calendar provides many additional opportunities for fun and friendship. Ten “clubs within the Club” offer opportunities for members to get to know one another and forge close relationships through like interests. Events like the Member Art Show allow artists to showcase their talents while providing an opportunity for others in the community to delight in works of art right within the gates. The Garden Club also has monthly displays in the Card Room for everyone to enjoy. Chorus, Book, and Cinema Clubs are also available. From Bridge to Yachting there are many ways to be involved and make personal connections at Orchid Island.

6. Ease of Lifestyle

Everything the Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club has to offer is minutes within reach thanks to the golf cart lifestyle at the private club community. After a round of golf, head to the Beach Club to relax by the seaside pool. Members who have worked up an appetite after kayaking in the lagoon all day are just a golf cart ride away to the Beach Club where they will enjoy a farm-to-table gourmet meal courtesy of Chef Sozio. This easygoing lifestyle is another example of how Orchid Island promotes a journey to wellness for its resident members.

Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club works hard to preserve a way of life not only for the natural neighbors who live in the area but for the people who live here as well. This private community is committed to providing a level of service that stands out from the rest.

Luxury residential properties range from the $800s to over $8 million and include custom estate residences, courtyard homes, cottage, or oceanfront condominiums. A limited number of homesites ranging from the $100s and up are also available for those who wish to build the residence of their dreams. For a full list of available real estate listings at Orchid Island, visit OrchidIslandRealty.com

Intrigued by this private golf and oceanfront club lifestyle? Request the inaugural issue of Orchid Island Lifestyles Magazine here to learn more about this amazing community and how the Vero Beach area embraces its natural wonderland.

If you’re in the area, make a plan to stop by the Orchid Island Realty office and see the community’s beauty for yourself. Call 772.388.3888 to schedule a private appointment or visit OrchidIslandFL.com for more information.

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