Tequesta, FL 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Tequesta is a village located in northeast corner of Palm Beach County and southeast corner of Martin County. Most of the village is on the mainland but it does have small sections on Jupiter Island on the north and south side of Coral Cove Park. Its location gives active adults easy access for watersports along the Loxahatchee River, Indian River, and nearby Jupiter Sound. Residents also enjoy beautiful Atlantic Ocean views at Coral Cove Park and Beach Jupiter.

Tequesta is a village located in northeast corner of Palm Beach County and southeast corner of Martin County. Most of the village is on the mainland but it does have small sections on Jupiter Island on the north and south side of Coral Cove Park. Its location gives active adults easy access for watersports along the Loxahatchee River, Indian River, and nearby Jupiter Sound. Residents also enjoy beautiful Atlantic Ocean views at Coral Cove Park and Beach Jupiter.

Climate

The Tequesta area sees about 47 inches of rain per year, much of it falling during the month of August. Average winter temperatures range from 63° to 72°. Summer in Tequesta is hot and humid with summer temperatures averaging between 80° and 87° with 76% humidity. Ocean temperatures range from 74° in January to 86° in August.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

There are a variety of leisure options for active adults in the Tequesta area, including:

Art & performances

    • Lighthouse ArtCenter

Historical sites and museums

    • Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

Outdoor activities

    • Coral Cove Park
    • Blowing Rocks Nature Preserve
    • Tequesta Country Club
    • Loxahatchee River – Lake Worth Aquatic Preserve

Cost of Living & Taxes

Florida is a popular retirement spot partially because of the state’s tax structure. Florida has no income tax, or estate tax. There is a 5.5% corporate income tax and property taxes can be high. There are several exemptions for seniors and low-income residents that can reduce the property tax burden. Property taxes and sales taxes vary by location, the average property tax for Tequesta is 1.02% of assessed property value. Tequesta sales tax is 7% which includes the 6% sales tax plus a 1% Palm Beach County tax.

Health Care

The closest hospitals to Tequesta are Jupiter Medical Center, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center and St. Mary’s Medical Center – West Palm Beach.

Jupiter Medical Center is the closest at five miles away. The hospital has 248 beds and has received a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center is 10 miles from Tequesta. The hospital has 199 beds and has received several awards including being named as among the top 10% hospitals in the U.S. for cardiac surgery.

St. Mary's Medical Center-West Palm Beach is a 460 bed hospital and provisional Level I trauma center. It is approximately 15 miles south of Tequesta.


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Little Club

For Sale
  • High $100ks - Low $500ks
  • 495 Homes (15 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1972 - 1991
  • No Reviews

Broadview Condominiums

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  • Mid $300ks - Mid $500ks
  • 120 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1976 - 1978
  • No Reviews

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La Mar - Tequesta, FL

La Mar

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  • Low $400ks - Low $700ks
  • 32 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1972 - 1972
  • 1 reviews

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