When people want to get away from it all, they head to Florida. And it’s no wonder—with fantastic weather and year-round fun, this place has it all. Vero Beach is a special hidden gem. The idyllic nature is hard to turn down, and the area gets a lot of repeat visitors. Indeed, once guests leave, they’re already planning their return trip. Orchid Island especially has a way of casting its spell.
The quaint seaside area is charming and eclectic. Locals and visitors alike enjoy the peace and nature here. Orchid Island residents know this state of relaxation well, whether they’re enjoying an afternoon with friends at the Beach Club pool or playing a round of golf on the Arnold Palmer—designed course.
This area holds a vast history behind it as well. From its role in Florida’s economy as a fruit grove sanctuary to the historic sites around town, there’s always a story to discover. Make sure to check out the Historic Jungle Trail for a piece of history that you can walk or bike along! There’s an entrance right next to the Orchid Island entry.
Residents of this private community get to be physical as much as they want, whether it’s by enjoying the private beach, working up a sweat at the fitness center or playing a match of tennis or pickleball.
Members of Orchid Island are lucky enough to call this amazing place home. Having served members and their families for over 25 years, this private community is committed to providing a level of service that stands out from the rest. Golfing here is unparalleled, as the 18-hole, Arnold Palmer—designed course not only is renowned among courses but also holds Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary status for its commitment to natural preservation. The recently renovated Beach Club serves as a gathering place for families and friends to reunite. Private club events and holiday celebrations are held in the dining room, and families enjoy fun in the sun along the Atlantic Ocean. Not to mention the resort-style pool and amenities such as tennis, pickleball, and a fitness center available to members. Even better, Orchid Island stretches from the Atlantic Ocean all the way to the Indian River.
Love the Vero Beach location? Request the inaugural issue of Orchid Island Lifestyles magazine here to learn more about the Vero Beach area, the Town of Orchid and how nature coexists with the residents.
If you’re in the area, stop by the Orchid Island Sales Center and see the community’s beauty for yourself. Call 772. 388.3888 for more information or visit OrchidIslandFL.com.
Luxury residential properties range from the $800s to over $10 million and include custom estate residences, courtyard homes, cottages and oceanfront condominiums. For a full list of available real estate at Orchid Island, visit our Real Estate page.
It’s no secret that at Orchid Island residents are always living on island time. From long walks on the beach to teeing off on the Arnold Palmer-designed golf course, Florida living often feels like a year-round vacation at Orchid Island. But it’s the on-trend West Indies architecture that truly embodies the Orchid Island lifestyle. With panoramic window views, covered porches and transitional exteriors, this style is like a breath of fresh air. Each clean line adds to the perfect blend of contemporary and traditional that the West Indies architecture brings. While there are unique and luxurious modern elements to the design, it is the quintessential island-casual lifestyle at Orchid Island that really makes it special.
Born in the Caribbean islands, the West Indies architecture is defined by beautiful columns, louvers, railings and shutters. The trendy style is known for its distinguished symmetry with rooms, doors and windows arranged with emphasis on a central axis. Like its high ceilings with beam detail, the architecture’s symmetry was designed to be more than just appealing. Both features create cross-ventilation for a cool tropical breeze. The design’s impact is stunning and offers a fresh airy style for every room. It wouldn’t be island time, though, if we didn’t spend countless hours outside, which is why we love the style’s inviting outdoor living areas. West Indies architecture brings life to our Orchid Island lifestyle. It comes as no surprise that it has been a distinguishing characteristic of the community.
When it comes to oceanfront living, many envision breathtaking views of the ocean, soft sand on our feet and the sound of waves gently rolling against the shore. All of which becomes an even more heightened experience when framed by the West Indies architecture of Orchid Island’s private Beach Club. Large windows and open-air balconies overlook the swimming pool, private cabanas and beach walkover. Entire walls open up to large verandas that offer views of the ocean, bringing the outside in.
Orchid Island is well-known for its cherished island way of life. The Beach Club’s intimate layout creates the perfect environment for a retreat getaway that never has to end. Orchid Island’s secluded beach offers more than a mile of private oceanfront, along with beachside services. Not to mention the resort-style pool and amenities such as tennis, pickleball and a fitness center available to members.
Residents enjoy the championship Arnold Palmer-designed golf course surrounded by incredible natural beauty and Audubon certified. Download the Golf Community Comparison Guide to see how Orchid Island stacks up against the others communities in the area.
Residents here enjoy this West Indies-like lifestyle, and you can too! Request your target=”blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>free Orchid Island Lifestyles magazine to learn about the area and everything else Orchid Island has to offer.