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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Coco Wood Lakes - Delray Beach FL

Coco Wood Lakes

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - High $400ks
  • 393 Homes (5 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1978 - 1983
  • No Reviews

Limetree

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Mid $300ks
  • 392 Homes (20 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1973 - 1983
  • No Reviews
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Casa Del Mar Condominiums

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Low $700ks
  • 389 Homes (13 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1977 - 1978
  • No Reviews
The Meadows of Crystal Lake - Deerfield Beach, FL

The Meadows of Crystal Lake

For Sale
  • High $300ks - High $300ks
  • 388 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1983 - 1989
  • No Reviews
Hammock Preserve on Palmer Ranch - Sarasota FL

Hammock Preserve on Palmer Ranch

For Sale
  • Low $500ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 388 Homes (4 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2016 - 2020
  • No Reviews

Tamarac By The Gulf

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Mid $400ks
  • 386 Homes (6 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1968 - 1969
  • No Reviews

Dudley Villas

For Sale
  • High $100ks
  • 383 Homes (17 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1972 - 1983
  • No Reviews
The Palms at Weston - Weston, FL

The Palms at Weston

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Low $1Ms
  • 382 Homes (6 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2007 - 2010
  • 1 reviews
Tidewater by Del Webb - Estero, FL

Tidewater by Del Webb

For Sale
  • Low $500ks - Low $700ks
  • 380 Homes (7 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2015 - 2020
  • No Reviews

High Point of Delray

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - High $200ks
  • 380 Homes (53 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1973 - 1984
  • No Reviews
Arbor Lakes - Hernando, FL

Arbor Lakes

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Low $300ks
  • 370 Homes (7 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1998 - Present
  • No Reviews
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Parkland Preserve - Saint Augustine FL

Parkland Preserve

For Sale
  • Low $400ks
  • 367 Homes (12 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews
Avalon Estates - Boynton Beach, FL

Avalon Estates

For Sale
  • Low $600ks - High $700ks
  • 365 Homes (10 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2003 - 2005
  • 1 reviews
Boca Ciega Point - Saint Petersburg FL

Boca Ciega Point

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Mid $800ks
  • 365 Homes (19 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1969 - 1974
  • 2 reviews
Palm Grove - Fort Pierce, FL

Palm Grove

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - Mid $300ks
  • 365 Homes (7 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1993 - 2002
  • 3 reviews

Gulfstream Garden

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - Mid $200ks
  • 363 Homes (16 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1968 - 1975
  • No Reviews
Camelot Village - Delray Beach FL

Camelot Village

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - High $300ks
  • 362 Homes (6 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1977 - 1980
  • 2 reviews

Tidewater Preserve

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 361 Homes (22 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2012 - Present
  • No Reviews
Colonnades - Lakeland, FL

Colonnades

For Sale
  • High $100ks - High $200ks
  • 360 Homes (4 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1985 - 1994
  • No Reviews
Seagate of Gulfstream - Boynton Beach, FL

Seagate of Gulfstream

For Sale
  • High $100ks - Low $300ks
  • 360 Homes (4 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1971 - 1997
  • No Reviews
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Reverie at Silverleaf - St. Augustine, FL

Reverie at Silverleaf

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - High $600ks
  • 360 Homes (17 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2023 - Present
  • No Reviews
Veranda Gardens - Port St. Lucie, FL

Veranda Gardens

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Mid $700ks
  • 358 Homes (10 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2014 - Present
  • No Reviews
Sun Valley East - Boynton Beach, FL

Sun Valley East

For Sale
  • High $200ks - High $300ks
  • 354 Homes (11 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1990 - 1996
  • No Reviews

Imperial Cove

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Mid $400ks
  • 353 Homes (23 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1969 - 1979
  • No Reviews
Brandywine - Fort Myers, FL

Brandywine

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Mid $500ks
  • 351 Homes (14 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1983 - 1988
  • 1 reviews
Palm Chase - Boynton Beach, FL

Palm Chase

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - High $300ks
  • 350 Homes (14 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1986 - 1989
  • 2 reviews
Palm Chase Lakes - Boynton Beach, FL

Palm Chase Lakes

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Low $400ks
  • 350 Homes (4 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1988 - 1993
  • No Reviews

$369,000

1056 Southern Hills Drive, Banning, CA

Meadow Ranch Community

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

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