Unparalleled Setting, Unparalleled Lifestyle

When you visit Shell Point Retirement Community, it certainly looks like a vacation destination. But take a closer look, and you’ll see Shell Point is an award-winning lifecare & active retirement resort located in one of the most naturally beautiful parts of Florida.

Shell Point's 700 acres include distinctive neighborhoods, a wide array of home styles, resort amenities, and convenient services — all situated in a tropical setting along the Caloosahatchee River in Fort Myers, Florida.

The area around Shell Point is home to tropical wildlife, which makes life exciting for our over 55 nature lovers. Immediately to the west are the Gulf of Mexico and the famed barrier islands of Sanibel and Captiva, internationally known for their white sand beaches, turquoise waters and the abundance of exotic shells that wash up on their shores.

Lifestyle with Lifecare

At Shell Point, you’ll enjoy a comfortable, well maintained residence, and a full range of active wellness, recreational, social and spiritual programs staffed by professionals. Plus, you’ll have the assurance of lifecare, including assisted living, skilled nursing care, and memory care. Offering a variety of contract options, including refundable options, Shell Point can help take the worry out of retirement while meeting your budget requirements. When you retire at Shell Point, you have the comfort of knowing that your needs will be taken care of, both now and in the years to come.

Easy Access To The Best Of Care

Since 1968, Shell Point has been providing residents with a tropical, resort-like lifestyle, while at the same time, ensuring they will receive healthcare when needed. Shell Point’s healthcare services include the convenience of two medical centers, plus a staff of on-site physicians and a number of specialty physicians, as well as assisted living and skilled nursing, memory care, hospice care, physical therapy and rehabilitation, home care, behavioral health and a full-service pharmacy that will deliver medications right to your door.

Many Neighborhoods, One Community

With so many options...you are bound to find the perfect fit. Explore the neighborhoods below to see where you may next call home.

The Estuary Neighborhood


The Estuary

The Eagles Preserve Neighborhood


Eagles Preserve

The Woodlands Neighborhood


The Woodlands

The Island Neighborhood


The Island

The Enclave Neighborhood


The Enclave

The Palm Acres Neighborhood


Palm Acres

The Tribby Arts Center


Tribby Arts Center

Shell Point Life

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Shell Point Life

Our 4th year at Shellpoint and we still love it. This is truly the retirement life.

I worked here, now we live here. I have an intimate knowledge of Shell Point and it is all great and getting better. Check out the new health center, skilled nursing and the Tribby. Prepare to be impressed.

Best kept secret in Florida. Resort amenities with plans to fit most budgets ♡

Lived here for 20 years, so glad!