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From its secluded location to miles of natural beauty, Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club offers more to Orchid Island Members than what initially meets the eye. This intimate community tucked on a barrier island in Vero Beach is known not only for its waterfront lifestyle, but also for its unpretentious spirit and unmatched hospitality. Neighbors smile and wave as you pass by, shoulders relax, and everyone enjoys the island lifestyle they lead. At the heart of it all, the Orchid Island Beach Club nurtures the spirit of neighbors becoming friends, with plentiful gathering spots and opportunities for all ages. Discover how this cherished lifestyle cultivates everlasting bonds between Orchid Island Members.

A Natural Sanctuary Awaits

Tucked between the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Indian River to the west, Orchid Island is a natural sanctuary enjoyed by residents and wildlife alike. From majestic American white pelicans and roseate spoonbills to sea turtles and otters, Orchid Island is home to one of the most bio-diverse ecosystems in the world. Nearly a mile of pristine beachfront offers residents a peaceful retreat while spotting bottlenose dolphins swim along the coast. The riverside kayak launch provides direct access to the saltwater estuaries of the Indian River, where Members spend their days paddleboarding, kayaking, and fishing around the area’s salt and freshwater marshes, pine flatwoods, and hardwood hammocks. Finally, for an adventure on land, the historic Jungle Trail crosses the entire Orchid Island neighborhood. This eight-mile sandy road along the breathtaking Indian River shoreline provides a beautiful backdrop for palm tree hammocks and coastal wetlands.

A Full Calendar of Events for Orchid Island Members

Orchid Island Members cheers at pool

Orchid Island’s thoughtfully planned social calendar caters to the current season, offering fun activities for every member of the family. As the summer season approaches, The Club is ready to host many summer-themed events, including golf and tennis clinics for children, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day dinners, poolside barbecues, s’mores campfires, themed dinners, and more. Orchid Island Members are also known for their love of intellectual pursuits. The Beach Club showcases a series of guest speakers, educated professionals, and local government officials to speak on a variety of topics and offer guided discussions throughout the year.

Finding Those with Similar Passions

orchid island residents playing tennis

Orchid Island’s resort-style amenities provide plentiful opportunities for sports enthusiasts to meet those who follow their passions. For golf lovers, teeing off on the 18-hole Arnold Palmer championship golf course is second nature. This Audubon-certified sanctuary ensures every round is an adventure through a pristine Florida nature preserve.

Orchid Island’s racquet program is also top-notch, with eight Har-Tru tennis courts and two newly added pickleball courts that welcome all levels of play. A variety of programs for adults and for children, as well as individual instruction from pros, can help lift any Member’s game to a new level while also meeting someone new. For those who prefer indoor activities, the on-site Fitness Center provides a Pilates studio, yoga room, spin room, and more than 35 weekly group classes to help Members look and feel their best.

An Artisan’s Community

Orchid Island Members are also known for following their passions and pursuing special-interest clubs that form both social and intellectual connections. Painters, sculptors, photographers, and more share their world-class talents through the Art Club. The annual Celebration of Creativity, a Member art show, is held each Spring to display the work of the Club’s renowned artists. Stirring paintings, hand-made pottery, and jewelry are only a glimpse of the striking artwork on display.

From book and movie lovers to sports shooters and gardeners, numerous other “Clubs within the Club” ensures every Member finds a group to share their passions with. For maritime enthusiasts, the Orchid Island Yacht Club hosts numerous waterside events and excursions annually, both on land and at sea. Members are also highly involved within the surrounding community, helping some of the over 190 charities within Indian River County.

Dining Options for Every Occasion

Orchid Island members dining outside

Variety is the spice of life, and Orchid Island’s three dining venues provide plentiful options for every palate and occasion. The Pool Grille and Turtle Bar offer an easygoing setting where friends can come together, bonding over burgers and cocktails while watching dolphins swim along the Atlantic coastline. The “19th hole” Golf Club offers a casual fare of salads, sandwiches, and flatbreads in a variety of atmospheres, from the main dining room to an extended patio overlooking grand views of the fairways. Finally, the Beach Club’s elegant dining venue is home to five-star creations that include everything from healthy selections to innovative cuisine and decadent dishes. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the Beach Club also hosts numerous wine events and specialty dinners that create a welcoming atmosphere for all.

One Family – One Orchid Island Membership

orchid island family at the pool

Orchid Island also offers the perfect balance of developing new and enduring friendships while also creating cherished memories with loved ones, traveling from near or far. Orchid Island’s multi-generational membership ensures every member of the family can be a Member of the Club under a single membership. No “legacy” specials or sub-memberships are required. Families, children, and grandchildren all have the same opportunity to dine at the restaurants, use the Club’s amenities, and attend the many social events throughout the year. Thanks to this unique feature, residents can share the unparalleled Orchid Island lifestyle and focus on what matters most – spending time with their families.

An Enviable Florida Waterfront Lifestyle

Orchid Island members at the kayak launch

No matter what interests a Member has, every Orchid Island Member has one thing in common: they all love the lifestyle. Orchid Island is a nature lover’s haven with almost a mile of secluded beach and a riverside kayak launch providing direct access to the saltwater estuaries of the Indian River. The West Indies-style Beach Club and full-service spa are also waiting to be enjoyed. This charming seaside community, however, is filled with even more to discover outside the gates. Downtown Vero Beach and Ocean Drive are full of arts and culture, casual and fine dining, boutique shopping, and more.

With demand for this highly sought-after community at an all-time high, inventory is limited at Orchid Island. To learn more about this picturesque, one-of-a-kind private club community, request a complimentary copy of the Orchid Island Magazine. Visit OrchidIslandFL.com or call 772.388.3888 for more information or to schedule a private community club tour.

Perfectly situated between the Indian River and the Atlantic Ocean, Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club is the true hidden gem along Florida’s Treasure Coast. Surrounded by the sea and wrapped in coastal elegance, this community is the ideal setting for residents who appreciate a private country club lifestyle in the heart of a spectacular natural destination. Immerse yourself in the beautiful world of Orchid Island.

A Pristine Beachfront Awaits

The white sand of Orchid Island’s private beach stretches for almost a mile along the Atlantic Ocean. Here, the Orchid Island Golf Beach Club is the heart of the community, serving as a social hub for friends and families. Members can relax beneath the sunshine at Orchid Island’s tropical seaside pool or enjoy food and drinks within the three dining venues.

Championship Arnold Palmer Golf

Golf lovers of all levels enjoy the Audubon-certified, 18-hole championship golf course. This Arnold Palmer-designed course offers a challenge for golfers of all skill levels and a chance to experience the beautiful habitat and wildlife that makes the course so unique.

Embark on a Kayak Adventure

Orchid Island’s riverside kayak launch provides direct access to the saltwater estuaries of the Indian River. Members love to spend their days paddleboarding, kayaking, fishing, and boating around the area’s salt and freshwater marshes, pine flatwoods, and hardwood hammocks.

Orchid Island’s Natural Neighbors

With a beautiful habitat to call home, Orchid Island has a long history of supporting the environment and the surrounding wildlife. From majestic American white pelicans and roseate spoonbills to sea turtles and otters, Orchid Island is home to one of the most bio-diverse ecosystems in the world.

Delectable Dining for Every Occasion

Whether it’s morning, noon, or night, residents at Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club can find something delicious within the three dining options. Stop by the Pool Grille and Turtle Bar for a poolside cocktail, dine at the bar at the Orchid Island Golf Club, or indulge in an elegant culinary experience at the Beach Club. Behind it all, Executive Chef Sozio and his team cultivate a delicious experience for every palate.

Unmatched Fitness Facilities

Fitness is a way of life at Orchid Island, and the Tennis & Fitness Center makes that easy. State-of-the-art machines and more than 35 group exercise classes keep residents fit and motivated to reach their goals. Eight Har-Tru tennis courts and two new pickleball courts provide a variety of events for all skill levels, including round robins, clinics, weekly drills, and tournaments.

Get Out and Explore

photo tour of orchid island golf cart driving away

The charming seaside lifestyle does not stop at the gates of Orchid Island. Downtown Vero Beach and Ocean Drive are full of scenic destinations, arts and culture, casual and fine dining, and boutique shopping waiting for residents to explore.

For those interested in learning more about this picturesque, one-of-a-kind private club community, request a complimentary copy of the Orchid Island Magazine. This intriguing publication tells the story of the Vero Beach area and how nature coexists with the residents. If you’re in the area, schedule a visit to the Orchid Island Realty office for a community club tour. Visit OrchidIslandFL.com or call 772.388.3888 for more information.

Ask any resident Member about life at Orchid Island, and they will start with a smile. Here, a wide array of planned activities quickly become wonderful memories, and the 2021 holiday season was one of the community’s best. Nestled between the Indian River Lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean, Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club is a private coastal sanctuary where family and friends celebrate together. Whether it’s a special occasion or just daily life, a robust event calendar makes every generation feel at home amongst friends from the moment they arrive.

Dockside Dancing

The Orchid Island Yacht Club kicked off the holiday season in high seas style with their annual Christmas Cocktail Party. The private event overlooked the Indian River, complete with twinkling lights, glowing candles, and holiday décor. The holiday spirit was evident in the specialty cocktails and an extraordinary catering menu. Members enjoyed reconnecting with old friends, creating new bonds, and dancing the night away.

The Joy of Giving Back

Orchid Island Members have passionate involvement in the surrounding community and love to spread that holiday cheer to the surrounding area. Once again this year, Members provided scores of Christmas gifts to the Operation Hope Toy Drive, all of which were donated to the children of Fellsmere. After bringing their gifts to the Beach Club, residents broke bread together while enjoying Chef Chris Sozio’s popular steakhouse dinner.

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Junior Golf and Tennis Clinics

With so many families and friends gathering at Orchid Island for the holidays, the Club staff puts together fun activities to enjoy during their winter break. The Club hosted weekday golf and tennis clinics open to all children of all ages. These fun-filled clinics focused on introducing them to new sports or improving their individual skills.

Junior Golf and Tennis Clinics at orchid island

Awaiting Santa’s Arrival

As anticipation grew for the arrival of the man in the red suit, many families gathered for a traditional holiday dinner. Happy to be spending time together again, Christmas Eve dinners were hosted at both the Beach Club and Golf Club. Delicious holiday menus were served with all the favorite holiday flavors and decadent desserts, creating a recipe for cherished memories for everyone in attendance.

Christmas Eve at the orchid island Club

Poolside Pizza and S’mores

No one was dreaming of a white Christmas on Florida’s Treasure Coast but toasting marshmallows over the fire was a different story. Orchid Island also hosted numerous family fun events including the popular poolside pizza and s’mores party. Holiday trivia and burgers and bingo also attracted a great turnout.

fun for the entire family of the orchid island members

The Holiday Spirit Doesn’t End

Members at Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club appreciate the special nature of life within the community. Although the holidays are a great time to gather, throughout the year they often return to enjoy even more time together. The private Club’s innovative Family Membership structure makes it convenient for visiting children and grandchildren to use the Club amenities with separate access to reservations and billing, under one membership.

Orchid Island is also a nature lover’s haven with more than a mile of secluded beach and a riverside kayak launch providing direct access to the saltwater estuaries of the Indian River. The West Indies style Beach Club, championship Arnold Palmer golf courseeight Har-Tru tennis courts, pickleball courts, a world-class fitness center, and spa are also waiting to be enjoyed. This charming seaside community, however, is filled with even more to discover outside the gates. Downtown Vero Beach and Ocean Drive are full of arts and culture, casual and fine dining, and boutique shopping waiting for residents to explore.

There are just 376 residences within the gated community, all featuring West Indies-inspired architecture. Luxury residential properties range from $1 Million to over $8 million and include custom estate residences, courtyard homes, cottages, or oceanfront condominiums and homes. Interested future Members are encouraged to stay updated by registering online or viewing the full list of current real estate listings.

For those interested in learning more about this one-of-a-kind private club community, request a complimentary copy of the Orchid Island Magazine This intriguing publication tells the story of the Vero Beach area and how nature coexists with the residents. If you’re in the area, schedule a visit to the Orchid Island Realty office for a community and club tour. Call 772.388.3888 for more information or visit OrchidIslandFL.com.