Lifestyle - January 14, 2019

Lake Nona attracts families and grows with strong sense of community

Top quality health. Education for all ages, at all levels. Technology to make everyday life easier. Large green area. These are some of the features that are attracting residents and making the reputation of Lake Nona, an exciting community in southeast Orlando.

“When we turn onto Lake Nona Boulevard, we both breathe a sigh of relief. We love all the social activities and the sense of community here,” says Laurie Holmes in an Orlando Sentinel’s article. She and her husband, Chuck, are residents of VillageWalk.

Lake Nona have 17 square miles with planned condos of houses and apartments. There is University of Central Florida’s Health Sciences Campus, along with the Nemours Children’s HospitalUniversity of Florida Academic & Research Center and the Orlando VA Medical Center, among others. There are also shops, restaurants, places to sports practice and to have fun. It is a complete community!


Here are some of the options selected by the Orlando Sentinel website and available for those who live in Lake Nona:

  • Lake Nona Nights:Art, culture, music, local produce and more every Thursday, second Tuesday and fourth Saturday at the Lake Nona Town Center.
  • The Beacon and Code Wall:The Beacon is a six-story landmark of light and video; the 264-foot Code Wall is an art installation of specialized dichroic glass with imagery and messages written in binary code. Both are in Town Center.
  • Trails:44 miles beckon hikers, runners and bikers. In all, 40% of Lake Nona is reserved for greenspace.
  • Canvas Restaurant & Market:Perched along a man-made lake, Canvas Restaurant & Market fills its plates with American cuisine — with a few more global flavors. (13615 Sachs Ave., Orlando)
  • Chroma Modern Bar & Kitchen:Chroma’s small plates feature a diverse array of cuisines and flavors. The restaurant’s bar serves seasonal cocktails, draft beer and wines. (6967 Lake Nona Blvd., Orlando)

Lake Nona Golf & Country Club