Numerous national magazines call Calusa Lakes, in Nokomis, one of the best golfing communities in the region. Life amid the forests of pines and oaks at Calusa Lakes offers homebuyers a different sort of golf course community, one with a quieter, more relaxed approach. Residents rave about the slightly northern flavor of the indigenous natural surroundings in this otherwise tropical Gulf Coast setting. ... more.Residential opportunities abound in Calusa Lakes, offering homebuyers an abundance of choice homes, from custom designs to Mediterranean styles. Set on large home sites—with lush vegetation and immaculate landscaping—homes in Calusa Lakes reveal homeowner pride in every detail of the community, bringing added luster and extra value to each of its pristine neighborhoods.