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....you can relax and chill out and take life at an easy pace but if you want to, you
can participate, as most residents do, in any of the numerous activities and
functions in both clubhouses. Here are a few you can choose from:
Shuffleboard, arts and crafts, card games ...bridge, poker, rummykub, cycling,
golf, and of course, BINGO (one night a week in each clubhouse).
And there is a Westwind League with 10 teams of enthusiastic bowlers competing
at the local Dunedin ten pin bowling lanes each week.
The local area is renowned for its golf courses, beaches, nature trails, parks,
fishing, sailing and kayaking, arts and craft festivals and of course lots and lots
of department stores in nearby shopping malls and plazas with many ‘outlet’
In and around Dunedin there are many theaters, cinemas, museums and an
abundance of gourmet restaurants and dining places.
Adjacent to the Park entrance you can join the ‘Pinellas Trail’.... a safe dedicated
walking, jogging and cycle path which starts at Tarpon Springs (the Sponge
diving capital of the US, 7 miles to the north) and winds it’s way to St
Petersburg, a total length of 37 miles.
We are approx. a 35 minute drive to Tampa International Airport, and a few
minutes more to the Port of Tampa from where many cruise ships leave for 3,4,5
or 7 day cruises.
Busch Gardens theme park, the Florida State Fairground, Hard Rock Casino,
and Tampa Bay Downs Racetrack, are all less than an hour’s drive.
The Tampa Bay area hosts very many festivals and parades including,
‘Guavaveen’ (Halloween), Gasperilla Pirate Parade, Mardi Gras, St Patricks
Day, Holiday Parades and Holiday Boat Parades, the Strawberry Festival, The
Florida State Fair and so much more.
Functions at the Clubhouses
We arrange dinners, dances and entertainment on a regular basis in each
clubhouse, we can think up any reason for a party. The wonderful sunny weather
allows us to have many functions outdoors.
Links to places of interest
There are so very many places of interest in this part of central Florida and Dunedin is ideally situated to experience them within a
short drive. Every taste is catered for, beaches, golf, sailing, the arts, theaters, all sports, parks and nature trails, theme parks,
entertainment and gourmet restaurants to mention a few.
Here is a selection with a brief description and the link to click to get full details.
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City of Dunedin
Dunedin is the old name for the Scottish capital city of
Edinburgh and it was so named to reflect the Scottish
connection of the founder members of this historical
town. There is a strong Scottish influence and kilts and
bagpipe bands are seen at all functions, events and
parades in the town.
Dunedin is a quaint and beautiful town with so much to
offer visitors, not least in the field of ‘Arts and Crafts’
Use this link and see why Dunedin will attract you ...
The Pinellas Trail
Is a dedicated safe 37mile walking, jogging and cycling
track, which runs from Tarpon Springs to St.
Petersburg. The trail passes adjacent to our Park
entrance and is very popular with the many cyclists in
our community park.
Just a short walk or cycle away, at the end of Dunedin
Causeway, is this State Park with beautiful beaches and
nature trails. It is also the departure point for a short sail
to Caledesi Island, voted one of the top beaches in the
One of Florida’s favorite beaches is just about 7miles
from our Park.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium is also situated here.
From Clearwater Beach you can drive south down Gulf
Boulevard to St Pete’s Beach, approx. 30miles passing
through a number of beaches including, Bellaire, Indian
Rocks, Indian Shores, Treasure Island, John’s Pass
and Maderia Beach and even on down to the historical
Fort De Sota Island.
The sponge diving capital of North America is just 7miles
north of Westwind. A town with a very strong Greek
influence with a selection of Greek tavernas and shops with
a huge collection of natural sponges and shells.
Some of the nicest golf courses in Florida are located within
a short distance of Dunedin, not least Innisbrook Golf
Resort (less than 3miles from Westwind) hosts the PGA
Tours Transitions Championship competition which
attracts some of America’s top pros.
Busch Gardens theme park is just about 45minutes drive.
It is very popular with many of our residents who enjoy the
beautiful gardens, the variety of shows and rides and of
course the huge variety of animals and birds.
Orlando (a 90minute drive away) is home to many other
theme parks including Disney, MGM, Universal Studios
One of Florida’s top tourist spots, including the Salvador
Dali Museum. It is well worth the one hour drive for a day
out in this lovely City.
Tampa Bay area is the Spring Training Grounds of some
of the major Baseball Teams from our northern cities and
Canada. Dunedin hosts the Toronto Blue Jays and
Clearwater, The Phillies. See your favorite teams at
training and organized games.
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