Welcome to Lake Nona
Trendy, smart city and master-planned community that is fast-growing and focuses on cutting-edge medical research, healthcare, education, business innovation, and athletics.
Lake Nona is a genuinely unique and one-of-a-kind master-planned community. Stretching across 17 square miles, Lake Nona ranks as the #1 best-selling master-planned community in Florida. This award-winning area is home to over 15,000 residents and fast-growing. Named for the large lake in the northern region, Lake Nona is a beautiful, innovative, and revolutionary smart city with several clusters of excellence dedicated to education, business innovation, healthcare, and more.
Many exciting developments are currently in the works, with the goal of further optimization in health, athletics, and cutting-edge medical research. A visionary city that is always looking toward the future, Lake Nona sits at the confluence of modernity, technology, innovation, and community.
What to Love
- Only five minutes away from the Orlando International Airport.
- Lake Nona Medical City contains centers for biomedical research and education.
- Sleek and modernized community with a diverse range of housing options.
Lake Nona is divided into four primary neighborhoods: Lake Nona Central, Lake Nona Estates, Lake Nona South, and Northlake Park. VillageWalk, a resort-style destination that combines modernity with unique neighborhood designs, is located in Lake Nona Central while the prestigious Lake Nona Golf & Country Club resides in Lake Nona Estates. There is also a fifth village on the outskirts of the official Lake Nona border, where you’ll find schools like the Lake Nona campus of Valencia College.
Medical City and the luxury Laureate Park residential development are in the southern neighborhood. Finally, Northlake Park contains two separate developments, Morningside and the gated waterfront community Waters Edge. Throughout the entire Lake Nona region is an assortment of different homes, including bungalows and single-family residents. Thousands of families coexist within this smart city, thriving on the unique energy, the robust job market, and the strong sense of community.
Dining, Shopping and Entertainment
There are many fine dining destinations throughout Lake Nona. The area’s culinary diversity is something to marvel at, as there is something to please every mood and palette with numerous international choices.
- 407 Cafe: casual cafe selling flatbreads, sandwiches, gelato, and crepes, plus coffee drinks.
- Nona Sushi: diverse menu of sushi and Japanese fare.
- Nona Blue Modern Tavern: modern, urban tavern serving American fare with creative twists.
The Lake Nona Town Center is also an up-and-coming soon to the area. It will feature a luxury cinema, boutique hotels, a fitness center, a performance venue, and over 80 retailers.
Things to Do
Boxi Park is a unique hub for food and fun. Designed with the community in mind, Boxi Park is an outdoor venue with food truck-style eateries, live music, a playground, and a beach volleyball court. Spend a day with your family at Nona Adventure Park, a water park and family entertainment center with an inflatable aqua park, ropes courses, climbing walls, and wakeboarding.
There are several prestigious educational institutions and colleges in Lake Nona, including the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. Students are also served by Lake Nona High, Lake Nona Middle, Northlake Park Elementary, and Laureate Park Elementary.