Port St. Lucie experienced explosive growth during the real estate boom of the early 2000s, almost doubling its population. Today, there are a lot of real estate opportunities in the area, with properties of all kinds available, but primarily single-family homes and buildable lots. Port Saint Lucie is home to the spring training camp for the New York Mets, and golfers will love the PGA Village, a 51-hole complex with a learning center and historical center. The Atlantic Ocean is to the east of Port Saint Lucie, and the Saint Lucie River is to the south, providing plenty of waterfront activity options close by. The largest town in St. Lucie County, Port St. Lucie has a relaxed, friendly small-town atmosphere combined with the conveniences and amenities of any large suburb.