At Watercrest Gainesville, you’ll find more than a beautiful, luxurious residence to call your own, because our delivery of care is as unique as our resort style service. You’ll discover outstanding caregivers and extraordinary care, tailored to your preferences. Indulge in all your favorites from our own private label Watercrest wines, to beer and brats, to fresh locally grown organic fare served to your liking. Cultural programs, interesting activities and extraordinary outings are simply a part of everyday life.

Our comfortably classy design welcomes you with a stunning promenade, fireplace, our signature water wall, pool, salon & spa, grand balconies, and Southern style outdoor living spaces. Our world-class memory care residence enlivens the senses creating unique opportunities to create meaningful connections. Replace uncertainty, worries and fears for an engaging lifestyle filled with outstanding dining, unsurpassed personal care, and a concierge who anticipates your every need and provides a solution for every concern.

Gainesville’s spirit is not only in its people, but in its cultural landmarks. Whether you are paddling your canoe on the Santa Fe River, picking fruit in Alachua, searching for education at Gainesville’s Butterfly Rainforest at the Florida Museum of Natural History, or for entertainment at the Hippodrome State Theatre, Gainesville has something for everyone. Visitors enjoy roads of ethnic and casual restaurants, delicious fine dining options, and menus that run the gamut from deli favorites and pizza to fondue and sushi with plenty of options for local drinks and craft beer, too.

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  • 3 Chef-prepared meals daily and restaurant style dining
  • Dynamic calendar of activities, outings and Watercrest Institute classes
  • Salon and Spa Services on-site
  • Coastal Living design complete with pool, verandas, and outdoor living spaces
  • Comfortably classy Café Bistro to savor Watercrest private label wines, flatbreads, charcuterie, seasonal beers, coffee and desserts
  • Spacious apartments with washer, dryer, and kitchenettes
  • 24-hour licensed staffing and world class personal care
  • Wellness programs
  • Pet friendly environment
  • A state-of-the-art wireless resident call system
  • Medication management available
  • Preventative health screenings
  • High apartment ceilings and spa showers
  • Transportation services seven days per week
  • Housekeeping services
  • Maintenance services
  • Utilities and cable included
  • Move-in coordination
  • Respite stay accommodations




Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL 32608

Rose Pietras

Vice President of Sales and Marketing

“We have a responsibility to provide our seniors a respectful quality of life deserving of their contributions to our society and our life journey.”