2014 Plantation Bay Parade of Homes Entries

2014 Plantation Bay Parade of Homes Entries - Hernando

The 2014 Parade of Homes is upon us, and this year we actually have three Plantation Bay homes entered in the parade.

The parade officially runs March 22 through March 30, and during that time the following homes will be open Monday through Saturday 10-5 p.m. and Sunday 12-5 p.m. Read More »

Best Bars and Pubs in Ormond Beach

Best Bars and Pubs in Ormond Beach - bar scene

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The areas around Plantation Bay and Ormond Beach are filled with great places to relax with an evening cocktail. Some of the best bars and pubs in all of Florida are located right in this area. Many of them are well known by local residents, but there are also some hidden gems that you might not have heard about.

Here are some of the most popular bars and pubs in the Ormond Beach area: Read More »

Day Trip from Plantation Bay: Tomoka State Park

Day Trip from Plantation Bay: Tomoka State Park - tomoka state park

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Located just 15 minutes from Plantation Bay, Tomoka State Park provides local residents with all the natural amenities one would expect from a state park, only this one is right in your own backyard.

The park is a natural peninsula, created by the Tomoka River and the Halifax River. It offers a wide range of amenities, including boating and fishing facilities, camping and picnic facilities, a nature trail, and a museum. Read More »

How Secure Is That Florida Gated Community?

How Secure Is That Florida Gated Community? - plantation bay gate

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One of the most requested features among those searching for new Florida communities is that they be gated.

But there are various types of gated communities, some more secure than others.

Here’s a look at the different types of gated communities you may come across in your search, as well as information about each type that will help you pick the one that’s right for you. Read More »

March Activities & Events at Plantation Bay

March Activities & Events at Plantation Bay - march

The month of February is coming to a close, and the month of March will be here before you know it. That means we are all getting one-step closer to spring! In the spirit of the coming spring, the activities calendar at Plantation Bay is filled with another fantastic assortment of events. Whether you are Read More »

Cooking Classes at Frappe’s in Ormond Beach

Cooking Classes at Frappe's in Ormond Beach - cooking

One of the great aspects of life in Plantation Bay is all of the exceptional dining options available in nearby Ormond Beach. One option just a quick 15-minute drive away is Frappe’s North. Located on Granada, Frappe’s North is a popular local restaurant that serves “organically groovy” food made from all fresh ingredients. The ever-changing Read More »

Refer a Friend. Get Rewards.

Refer a Friend. Get Rewards. - friends

“You can choose your friends but you sho’ can’t choose your family” wrote Harper Lee in To Kill a Mockingbird. But did you know that to some extent you can choose your neighbors? It may sound hard to believe but 33% of new home sales in Plantation Bay are the result of a referral from Read More »

Speedweeks 2014 Survival Guide

Speedweeks 2014 Survival Guide - daytona sign

One of the greatest things about living in Plantation Bay is that its close enough to the action in Daytona if thats where you want to be, but far enough away so that you can avoid dealing with it if you don’t. During few times of the year will that be more apparent than this Read More »

Plantation Bay Community Emergency Response Team

Plantation Bay Community Emergency Response Team - emergency training

Last weekend, the Plantation Bay Community Emergency Response Team held its annual Activation Readiness Exercise. The exercise took place over four hours on Sunday afternoon at Prestwick Park. Members of the Plantation Bay Community Emergency Response Team were joined by members of Sea Colony’s Community Emergency Response Team as well as trained members of Flagler Read More »