Coconut Creek, FL 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Coconut Creek is known for its beautiful landscapes, warm weather, and multiple recreational options for residents. Coconut Creek is in Florida between Miami and Palm Beach, each an hour’s drive away. Nicknamed the Butterfly Capital of the World, Coconut Creek is a popular small town destination for active adults.

Coconut Creek is known for its beautiful landscapes, warm weather, and multiple recreational options for residents. Coconut Creek is in Florida between Miami and Palm Beach, each an hour’s drive away. Nicknamed the Butterfly Capital of the World, Coconut Creek is a popular small town destination for active adults.

Climate & Geography

Coconut Creek lies within tropical latitudes and experiences tropical savanna climate. Therefore, summers are wet with high temperatures and winters are short and comfortable. The city receives nearly twice as much rainfall as the average, mostly occurring throughout the summer months. Additionally Coconut Creek has about 250 sunny days per year.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

Coconut Creek has many amenities for residents of the city. Throughout the year, the city hosts free events like concerts and movies in the park.
Coconut Creek Promenade is a 23-acre, open-air, upscale shopping and restaurant center.

For fun with a bit more of a Vegas twist, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek features 2,400 Vegas-style and bingo-style slot machines and 65 live tables, including blackjack and baccarat. The casino also houses three restaurants: NYY Steak, Sorrisi Italian Restaurant, and New York-style 1st Street Deli.

For active adults who enjoy the outdoors, Coconut Creek has an abundance of sport fields, fitness centers, athletic courts, 18 parks, and nine greenways. Butterfly World is the first and largest butterfly house in the U.S. The breathtaking natural attraction features 80 species and 5,000 individual butterflies, along with hummingbird and lorikeet aviaries, and outdoor gardens.

Moreover, residents can easily travel to nearby Boca Raton, Pompano Beach, and Fort Lauderdale for more shopping, dining, and beach activities.

Cost of Living & Taxes

Florida is one of seven states that has no state tax on income, in addition permanent residents of Florida are entitled to a homestead exemption of up to $50,000. Retirees may also qualify for additional exemption.

The cost of living in Coconut Creek is higher than the national average, however it is lower than the state index. There is also 7 percent sales tax in Coconut Creek.

Health Care

The greater Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area ranks in the top 20 communities across the country in Gallup’s Well-Being Index.

There are 10 hospitals located within 10 miles of Coconut Creek. Experts consider the medical facilities high performing in a total of 13 procedures/conditions and one adult specialty. U.S. News recognizes Holy Cross Hospital-Fort Lauderdale as the No. 5 hospital in Southern Florida. Additionally, the hospital performs well in orthopedics, colon cancer surgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart failure, hip replacements, and knee replacements. Northwest Medical Center-Margate is also rated as high performing in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart failure cases.


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Wynmoor Village - Coconut Creek, FL

Wynmoor Village

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  • Low $100ks - Mid $400ks
  • 5260 Homes (169 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1978 - 1999
  • 5 reviews

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