International Student Housing

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A Short Walk From Campus

Make it to class in record time — our community is just a five-minute bike ride away from the University of Florida’s campus.

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Premier Student Environment

Designed to allow students to thrive in a social and academic-inspired environment, our student housing hosts a myriad of deluxe features.

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Lavish Amenities

Need a little change of scenery while studying or a quick break from classes? We’ve got plenty of on-site amenities to complement the busy student lifestyle.


Cottage Living

Carve out your own space and find your perfect home away from home with one of our spacious floor plans.

Lavish Apartments In The Heart Of Gainesville

Enjoy access to our luxurious clubroom, pool area, volleyball court, expansive green space, sauna, and more!

Studying abroad is an exciting and rewarding experience! Your world-class education can only be made better with student housing to match. Our international student residents can foster their academic and professional success by taking advantage of our lavish floor plans and expansive community amenities. When you make our community your home, you can in stylish UF apartments near campus! After a long day of studying, take a dip in our pool,  challenge fellow residents to a game of beach volleyball, or stop by our expansive green space for a casual get-together with friends. Whether you’re getting summer-ready at our 24-hour cardio studio and strength center or prepping for a final exam at our study lounge, our community amenities are designed to complement the busy-student lifestyle our residents lead. Schedule a tour with us today and explore all the amazing features we offer at The Retreat at Gainesville.

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Move-in Ready, Furnished And Unfurnished Cottages

Your home away from home is ready and waiting for you!

Forget about living in cramped on campus housing — our cottages come in a variety of spacious floor plan options, including two-bedroom apartments, three-bedroom apartments, four-bedroom apartments, five-bedroom apartments, and six-bedroom apartments, and include an array of premier interior features. Our stylish floor plans come in both furnished and unfurnished options, so residents can have the perfect layout to compliment their lifestyle needs. Need extra privacy to focus on your studies? Each of our bedrooms offer plenty of room to spread out and get comfortable while prepping for a big exam, and also include an en-suite bathroom for your convenience. With a fully-equipped kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, cooking a delicious home-cooked meal or hosting a dinner party is easier than ever. Stay focused on what matters most while still enjoying the finer things in life when you live at The Retreat.

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Just A Few Minutes From Campus

Forget about long commutes to class, and instead enjoy a short walk, bike ride, or drive to campus when you live here at The Retreat. Conveniently located, our community is nearby a myriad of popular local destinations. Meetup at the local coffee shop for a group study session or head down to The Oaks Mall and find the perfect outfit to compliment your wardrobe. Stay connected to campus life and enjoy everything our local Gainesville community has to offer when you call our apartments home.

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5-Min Bike Ride To Campus

Don’t waste your time on long commutes to campus — our community is just a short bike ride away from the University of Florida. By saving time on your daily commute, you’ll have plenty of extra time to study, socialize, or explore the local area.

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Steps Away From Convenience

Feeling a little under the weather? Walk over to CVS Pharmacy. Need to stock up on some groceries? You’re just minutes from Winn-Dixie. There are plenty of local restaurants, shopping locations, and more conveniently nearby our community.

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A Short Drive Away From Iconic Locations

When you live here, you’re close to it all — get immersed in the local culture and explore a myriad of beloved Gainesville restaurants, shops, and leisure spots, including La Tienda Restaurant and Depot Park.

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