The Best Florida 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Florida has been one of the most popular destinations for retirees for decades. With thousands of 55+ communities in Florida, active adults find that it caters to their needs better than almost any other state. Active adults seeking an 55+ community in a tropical climate surrounded by entertainment and recreation should seriously consider the sunshine state.

Florida has been one of the most popular destinations for retirees for decades. With thousands of 55+ communities in Florida, active adults find that it caters to their needs better than almost any other state. Active adults seeking an 55+ community in a tropical climate surrounded by entertainment and recreation should seriously consider the sunshine state.

Some of the popular areas to consider include

 

Florida Retirement Communities

Florida Climate & Geography

While Florida has a humid subtropical climate, the heat is tempered somewhat because no part of the state is far from the ocean. During the summer months the average temperature is in the low 90s with winter temperatures around the mid 50s. Known as the lightning capital of the United States, Central Florida experiences more lightning strikes than anywhere else in the country. Afternoon thunderstorms are common throughout the state. Subsequently Florida has one of the highest annual averages of precipitation in the country.

Florida borders Georgia and Alabama to the north and is completely surrounded by water to the east, south and west. Florida is one of the country's only peninsula states. To the west is the Gulf of Mexico and to the east is the Atlantic Ocean. The southern region of Florida is known as the Everglades and is made up of marshes and swamps.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment in Florida

Florida became the 27th of the 50 United States in 1845. During the 1920s, economic prosperity stimulated land development. Land development was halted by two hurricanes in the late 1920s followed closely by the Great Depression. Today, this southern state is a favorite among active adults looking for a warmer climate or cheaper cost of living. The sunshine state is now ranked 4th in population with approximately 19.5 million residents.

Active adults who call this state home enjoy endless opportunities for entertainment and recreation. There are 161 state parks in the state offering hiking, bird watching, camping, and horseback riding. Many of these parks also offer educational services geared towards informing people about this state's unique wildlife.

Some of the larger cities offer great attractions such as Disney World in Orlando, The Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral. Florida has many popular beaches including the famous South Beach in Miami. Sports fans will love the numerous professional sports teams in the state including the Miami Marlins (baseball), Jacksonville Jaguars (football), Orlando Magic (basketball), and Tampa Bay Lighting (Hockey). No matter what your interests or hobbies are, this beautiful state has something for you.

Healthcare in Florida

Adults needing regular medical attention will be glad to know that Florida has 252 active physicians per 100,000 people. That is one of the highest physician counts in the entire country. There are 303 hospitals in the state offering state-of-the-art care, treating everything from the common cold to cancer. Residents in Florida 55+ communities live well knowing that if they ever need help there are numerous medical options in their area.


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575 communities near Florida

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The Villages®

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - High $1Ms
  • 70000 Homes (544 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1978 - 2021
  • 19 reviews

On Top of the World

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - High $600ks
  • 10000 Homes (189 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1981 - Present
  • 57 reviews

Latitude Margaritaville

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Mid $900ks
  • 3900 Homes (89 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2017 - Present
  • 48 reviews

Sun City Center

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - Low $800ks
  • 9500 Homes (309 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1961 - 2018
  • 14 reviews

Oak Run

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Low $400ks
  • 3509 Homes (83 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1985 - 2007
  • 31 reviews

Stone Creek

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Mid $700ks
  • 3800 Homes (101 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2006 - Present
  • 10 reviews

Solivita

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Low $700ks
  • 5900 Homes (107 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2000 - Present
  • 18 reviews

The Villages of Citrus Hills

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 10005 Homes (157 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1982 - 2025
  • 20 reviews

Latitude Margaritaville Watersound

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Mid $800ks
  • 3500 Homes (17 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2019 - Present
  • 2 reviews

Kings Point

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - Mid $400ks
  • 5277 Homes (143 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1973 - 2015
  • 16 reviews
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Villages of Oriole

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - Low $1Ms
  • 13280 Homes (147 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1973 - 2019
  • No Reviews

Century Village East

For Sale
  • Below $100k - Mid $300ks
  • 8508 Homes (181 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1970 - 1995
  • 10 reviews

Century Village at Pembroke Pines

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Mid $300ks
  • 7700 Homes (214 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1970 - 1995
  • 6 reviews

Century Village at Boca Raton

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - Mid $400ks
  • 7500 Homes (213 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1970 - 1995
  • 1 reviews

Kings Point in Delray Beach

For Sale
  • Below $100k - Low $300ks
  • 7200 Homes (329 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1973 - 1985
  • 4 reviews

Pelican Bay

For Sale
  • Low $1Ms - $6M +
  • 6500 Homes (190 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1972 - 2006
  • 2 reviews

Century Village at West Palm Beach

For Sale
  • Below $100k - High $300ks
  • 6500 Homes (268 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1970 - 1995
  • 2 reviews

Fiddler’s Creek

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Low $5Ms
  • 6000 Homes (75 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1993 - Present
  • 2 reviews

Wynmoor Village

For Sale
  • Below $100k - Mid $400ks
  • 5260 Homes (160 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1978 - 1999
  • 5 reviews

On Top of the World Clearwater

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - High $300ks
  • 4959 Homes (98 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1960 - 1993
  • 11 reviews
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Kings Point in Tamarac

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - High $400ks
  • 4869 Homes (115 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1983 - 2001
  • No Reviews

Lely Resort

For Sale
  • High $300ks - High $3Ms
  • 4506 Homes (121 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2001 - 2021
  • 4 reviews

Moorings

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - $6M +
  • 4000 Homes (169 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1957 - Present
  • No Reviews

Palm Aire

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - Low $1Ms
  • 3752 Homes (46 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1963 - 2003
  • No Reviews

Plantation Bay Golf & Country Club

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Mid $2Ms
  • 3500 Homes (72 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1988 - Present
  • 2 reviews

Timber Pines

For Sale
  • High $100ks - Mid $500ks
  • 3452 Homes (41 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1982 - 1998
  • 24 reviews

Spruce Creek Country Club

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - Mid $600ks
  • 3250 Homes (76 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1996 - 2007
  • 12 reviews

Pelican Landing

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - Low $4Ms
  • 3068 Homes (98 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1985 - 2006
  • 1 reviews

$369,000

1056 Southern Hills Drive, Banning, CA

Meadow Ranch Community

  • 3 bed
  • |
  • 3 bath
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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
Call Us: (800) 928-2055

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