John's Island

Just north of the quaint seaside town of Vero Beach, this member-owned community sets the standard for a casual, yet sophisticated lifestyle

Though John’s Island is renowned for the privacy it offers members and for its remarkable array of world-class amenities, no one would be surprised if it is the ambience and spectacular view from their casual oceanfront bar, Rafters, that drives home the point that you just have to make this private, affluent community your home.

Located within the community’s stunning Beach Club, set on a 22-foot rise above the beach, the panoramic views of the Atlantic from every seat in Rafters are mesmerizing. And with three miles of private, undisturbed beach and the endless ocean to take in, you get the sense that it is all there for your personal enjoyment.

The views from here alone make you realize why John’s Island enjoyed record sales last year—in November they single-handedly recorded $38 million in real estate transactions.

Though the Beach Club—with its 89-foot illusion pool and delectable indoor and outdoor dining areas—is magnificent, it’s just one aspect of the luxurious life here.

Anyone who has been to Vero Beach knows this is one of the country’s great small towns, and one of the few places where you can still experience the charm of Old Florida.

You won’t find jai alai, horse races, or crowds of tourists on the beaches or the roadways. Instead you will find The Riverside Theater, Vero Beach Museum of Art, excellent medical care, and plenty more to love.

Back at John’s Island, members have even more to enjoy—North American doubles and singles squash courts (the only gated community in South Florida with both), 18 Har-Tru tennis courts (and a tradition of all-white attire), a state-of-the-art health and fitness center, superb dining from elegant to casual, and a full program of activities for the entire family.

One of the very special benefits here is that the whole family will get to experience all of this. The community’s unique vertical family membership program allows members’ children and parents to use any of the amenities or social benefits under their membership without an additional fee.

Did we forget golf?

Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus, and Tom Fazio championship courses set the stage for one of the best private community golf experiences anywhere. While each of the courses is noteworthy in its own right, Fazio’s West Course is a paradise for the avid golfer. Set on 300 private acres, less than a 10-minute drive from the front gate, you won’t find a home or any other distraction to intrude on a perfect day of golf.

And, yes, that vertical family membership program applies to golf.

The homes on John’s Island are exquisite, luxurious, and in perfect harmony with their unparalleled surroundings. Available homes range from luxury estates to oceanfront condominiums to golf course cottages, priced from $1 to $15 million.  

To discover how you can become part of the community that set the standard for luxurious living in Florida, call (800) 327-3153 or visit


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