01 April 2020   

1 min read
With location comes lifestyle and Long Island Retirement Village will keep you living a fulfilling life right into retirement. Enjoy your days with a round of golf and the foreshore reserve in your backyard, or enjoy a spot of shopping, sampling the local cuisine and catching up with new friends at your local watering hole.

From the foreshore, golf, shopping and dining – live amongst everything you could possibly want at Long Island Retirement Village, in nestled in the popular Mornington Peninsula. We’ve even selected a few of our local favourites options to fill your days!

Guildfords Restaurant Cafe
Location: 132 Nepean Hwy Seaford
Phone: 03 8774 6044 
With its tranquil setting, Guildfords Restaurant Café is a must-try venue for all the local community. Serving a Turkish, Italian and Greek cuisine, with vegan and gluten-free options, accompanied with a selection of fine wines from around the globe, all guests will leave with a delightfully-full belly and a great big smile. 
No matter the season in Melbourne, Guildfords is set up for you all-year round with cosy indoor dining during winter and outside dining in the open garden with fresh herbs on show in those warmer months. If that wasn’t enough to delight you, Guildfords also offers breakfast and lunch deals with a coffee for $15. We know you’ll want to frequent this place!

The Cheeky Squire
Location: 510 Nepean Highway Frankston
Phone: 03 9783 7255 
Located in the heart of Frankston, just a short 2.3km drive, The Cheeky Squire brings the cheeky rogue attitude of James Squire to the community of the Mornington Peninsula. Some called him a rogue, some called him a convict, some even called him a legend, but what we do know is that the establishment of this cheeky character serves as a great local venue for catch ups with family and friends. Whether you want to drop in for a quick pint or stay a little longer with a hearty meal, the Cheeky Squire offers quality craft beers matched with modern pub food made from top local produce. We know you’ll frequent this place so much you’ll never want to leave, and the good news is, friends and family from out of town can enjoy staying at this venue offering prime access to the beach, shops, cinema, and of course, access to you!

Long Island Country Club
Location: Dandenong Road Frankston North
Phone: 03 5988 6666 
Fancy a round of golf? The Long Island Country Club is your local club, just 1.3km away. Part of the National Golf Club and one of Australia’s leading golfing facilities, this club is nestled amongst some of the best coastal scenery in Australia. Positioned in Cape Schank, you can enjoy a round of golf while taking in the serenity and surroundings unique to the Mornington Peninsula. As a member of the Long Island Country Club, you will have the privelege of playing on four championship golf courses all ranked inside the top 50 courses within Australia. The club offers six classes of memberships to suit everyone, and better yet, members can also nominate their grandchildren under the age of 29 for membership as well! Enjoy a round with your new friends, or some quality time with the grandkids – either way, it’s a well-renowned course and it’s right down the road!

Bayside Shopping Centre
Location: 28 Beach Street Frankston
Phone: 03 9771 1700
Conveniently located just three minutes from the village, Bayside Shopping Centre will offer you everything you need all under the one roof. With a variety of major and smaller retailers, shoppers can enjoy a quick coffee stop, catching a movie at the cinema, a bite to eat with friends or family as well as the weekly groceries. Better yet, the centre is always offering retail store specials which can be taken advantage of via the ‘offers’ page on their local website. 
Access the shops easily with public transport or drive and park in one of their 3000 car spaces including undercover parking. 


Seaford Foreshore Reserve
Location: Nepean Highway Seaford
Drive just three minutes to stumble upon the Seaford Foreshore Reserve, one of the oldest reserves in the Frankston area for the public to enjoy since 1873. Rich in history and nautre, you can enjoy a five-kilometre stretch of parallel dunes with remnant indigenous coastal vegetation. This reserve shelters one of the best beaches on Port Phillip Bay and has the finest example of Coast Banksia Woodland in Melbourne. Grab a friend or family member to enjoy a great day out walking through on of the reserve’s walking tracks, bird watching, eating a picnic lunch, or enjoy a dip at the beach or a spot of fishing. How lucky are the locals, to call this their backyard!