Welcome to Golf View, Palma Ceia
Exclusive, picturesque communities with a luxurious and peaceful atmosphere
Tucked away in the heart of South Tampa lie two of the area’s most exclusive and desirable communities. Golf View and Palma Ceia are renowned for their beautiful scenery, stunning properties, and the sense of luxury that permeates both neighborhoods, helping to make them two of the state’s most attractive communities.
Neighbors living in these neighborhoods value the sense of community and togetherness that have made this area so special over the years, with many going out of their way to ensure the neighborhoods are kept pristine and well cared for year after year. There are numerous community organizations and projects throughout both neighborhoods, with many residents coming together in order to protect the unity that has become such an important part of the area.
What to Love
• Peaceful and family-friendly atmosphere
• Beautiful homes in various architectural styles
• Picturesque scenery
• Ideal location
People & Lifestyle
Offering the idyllic combination of urban convenience and suburban serenity, these communities have attracted some of the area’s most successful young professionals, families, entrepreneurs, and retirees, which has helped to make Palma Ceia and Golf View two of the most affluent communities in Tampa. The average annual household income for the area is well over twice the national average, and homes in the area are rarely valued at less than $750,000.
Residents living in Palma Ceia and Golf View enjoy an active lifestyle. Many take advantage of the numerous recreational activities in the area, including walking paths, bike trails, and golfing. There is also a vibrant social scene throughout both communities, with upscale shopping and world-class restaurants found throughout both neighborhoods.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The dining scene around Golf View and Palma Ceia is one of the best in the city, with many of Tampa’s highest-rated restaurants calling the area home. Serving upscale Italian cuisine with a twist, Olivia has become one of the most popular restaurants around. Their menu includes exceptional dishes like goat cheese sformato, meatballs with fontina fonduta, and a sensational squid ink casarecce pasta.
Datz is another local hot spot serving delicious American comfort food at its best. Their menu includes shrimp and grits, waffles and crispy chicken tenders, and mouthwatering buttermilk biscuits and gravy.
Oenophiles will love Cru Cellars. Widely considered one of the best wine bars in the state, this one-of-a-kind dining destination offers 35 distinct wines by the glass that pair perfectly with their expertly crafted menu designed to highlight both the exquisite wine selection and local ingredients.
Wrights Gourmet House has been serving high-end deli products and baked goods since 1963, and they continue to be one of the most beloved establishments in the area. With delights such as Greek potato salad, hot corned beef sandwiches, and pecan pies that guests adore, it’s no wonder why residents return day in and day out to this community staple.
Things to Do
The ideal location of both Palma Ceia and Golf View offers residents a plethora of recreational activities and entertainment opportunities both in and around the communities. The Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club is certainly one of the most popular local attractions. Opened in 1956, this exclusive club offers its members not only access to one of Florida’s most beautiful golf courses but also a state-of-the-art fitness center, Olympic-sized swimming pool, tennis courts, and numerous annual events such as the Gasparilla Invitational.
Residents looking for a relaxing afternoon out will enjoy spending their free time in Fred Ball Park. This dog-friendly park is the perfect place to enjoy an afternoon stroll with a furry friend, and the beautiful gazebo is ideal for a bit of light reading. MacDill Airforce Base is also located in the area and is open to visitors Monday through Friday.
As some of the most family-friendly neighborhoods in the area, many young children live in the communities, and their education is a top priority for all residents. This is especially evident in the number of highly-rated schools in the area, including: