Top 5 Reasons to Live on the MS Gulf Coast

September 4, 2022

For those asking, “Is Mississippi a good place to live,” the answer is YES! Many of our residents started out as visitors who fell in love with the Secret Coast and decided to call it home. Gulfport, MS, homebuilder Elliott Homes is counting down the Top 5 Reasons We Love Living on the Gulf Coast!  

Gulfport MS HomebuildersAs part of Gulfport MS homebuilders Elliott Homes’ commitment to creating a place where life gets better, we scour the Coast to find the Best Communities in each Coastal town.


Did you know the Mississippi Gulf Coast is called the “Secret Coast” because of its stunning beaches? Residents feel like they’re on vacation every day. In addition to beautiful beaches, the Mississippi Gulf Coast is surrounded by great entertainment, fabulous restaurants and much more! Elliott Homes, a Gulfport MS homebuilder, would like to share their team’s TOP 5 to move to Gulfport, Diamondhead, Pascagoula, Ocean Springs or Biloxi.

Our Diamondhead community is in a prime location as it is about an hour from New Orleans, under an hour from Gulfport and Biloxi and half an hour from the beach!

#4 – FUN FOR ALL, including our Gulfport MS homebuilder team.

The Mississippi Gulf Coast has entertainment for the whole family! Mississippi has a rich musical legacy, some of the most popular casinos in the country, a variety of historical museums, beautiful rivers and beaches, and so much more!

Located in Gulfport, Elliott Homes’ Florence Gardens community is at the heart of Mississippi entertainment, just miles away from attractions like Jones Park and The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies. 


Living on the Mississippi Gulf Coast gives you the best of both worlds — a low cost of living and unprecedented access to outdoor and indoor activities.

With houses starting in the $200s, our Sanctuary Trails community is perfect for those who want to live more and spend less. 


The Mississippi Gulf Coast has long summers and short winters, treating its residents to warm sunny days throughout the year, with winter temperatures above 48 degrees. Our community, Courtyard At City Docks in Pascagoula, is the perfect place to take advantage of the beautiful weather as you can sit by the Pascagoula River and enjoy the view. 


The Mississippi Gulf Coast is a foodie paradise. From fresh seafood and delicious barbecue to hot tamales and soul food, Mississippi has unique local dishes that delight anyone’s taste buds!

Our Gulf Hills community, located north of Downtown Ocean Springs, is surrounded by fabulous restaurants, such as The Crawfish House and Knuckleheads, serving delicious food.

To learn more about the best place to live on the gulf coast and our home builders for new homes in Gulfport, MS, contact an Elliott New Home Advisor today at 1-844-BUY-ELLIOTT.