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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576 communities near Florida

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Esplanade Of Tampa

For Sale
  • High $500ks - Mid $700ks
  • 300 Homes (5 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2015 - 2019
  • No Reviews

Boca Delray

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - Low $600ks
  • 300 Homes (17 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1982 - 1986
  • No Reviews
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Cortez Villas Condominiums

For Sale
  • High $100ks - High $200ks
  • 300 Homes (8 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1973 - 1980
  • No Reviews
Circle Bay Yacht Club - Stuart FL

Circle Bay Yacht Club

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Mid $400ks
  • 295 Homes (4 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1974 - 1982
  • No Reviews
Bent Tree Villas West - Boynton Beach, FL

Bent Tree Villas West

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Mid $300ks
  • 294 Homes (7 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1978 - 1983
  • No Reviews

Biscaya

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Mid $200ks
  • 290 Homes (8 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1972 - 1972
  • No Reviews

Burgundy Condominiums

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks
  • 287 Homes (6 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1973 - 1975
  • No Reviews
Ormond Renaissance - Ormond Beach, FL

Ormond Renaissance

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Low $400ks
  • 280 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2016 - Present
  • No Reviews

Lake Henry Estates

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Mid $300ks
  • 280 Homes (6 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1992 - 2004
  • No Reviews
Anchorage - Palm Harbor, FL

Anchorage

For Sale
  • High $300ks - High $400ks
  • 279 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1972 - 1979
  • No Reviews
Heather Ridge - Dunedin FL

Heather Ridge

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Low $300ks
  • 273 Homes (8 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1978 - 1987
  • No Reviews
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Oak Forrest Condominiums - Port Charlotte, FL

Oak Forrest Condominiums

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Low $200ks
  • 272 Homes (12 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1983 - 1984
  • No Reviews

Charlotte Square Condominiums

For Sale
  • 272 Homes (18 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1970 - 1979
  • No Reviews

Vista St. Lucie

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - Mid $200ks
  • 271 Homes (14 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1983 - 1987
  • No Reviews
The Club at Indian Lakes - Boynton Beach, FL

The Club at Indian Lakes

For Sale
  • Low $600ks - High $600ks
  • 268 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1995 - 2002
  • No Reviews

Whispering Sands

For Sale
  • Low $1Ms - High $1Ms
  • 267 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1968 - 1973
  • No Reviews

Sandalfoot South

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - High $200ks
  • 266 Homes (13 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1972 - 1973
  • No Reviews

Springwood Villas

For Sale
  • High $100ks - High $100ks
  • 264 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1968 - 1970
  • No Reviews

Pine Ridge at Palm Harbor

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Low $300ks
  • 264 Homes (6 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1983 - 1983
  • No Reviews
Venice Woodlands - Venice FL

Venice Woodlands

For Sale
  • High $500ks - Low $1Ms
  • 263 Homes (11 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New Homes Only
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews
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Marco Polo Village - Ocala, FL

Marco Polo Village

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Mid $300ks
  • 261 Homes (5 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1998 - Present
  • No Reviews
Castellina - Wellington FL

Castellina

For Sale
  • Low $1Ms - High $1Ms
  • 260 Homes (3 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2011 - Present
  • 3 reviews

Lake Tippecanoe

For Sale
  • High $100ks - High $200ks
  • 259 Homes (7 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1973 - 1976
  • No Reviews
Tohoqua Reserve - Kissimmee FL

Tohoqua Reserve

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Low $600ks
  • 258 Homes (16 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2021 - Present
  • No Reviews

Sabal Pine Condominiums

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Mid $300ks
  • 256 Homes (8 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1972 - 1980
  • No Reviews
Ponte Vecchio West - Boynton Beach, FL

Ponte Vecchio West

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Mid $500ks
  • 253 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2001 - 2002
  • 1 reviews
Colonnades at Fort Pierce, FL

Colonnades at Fort Pierce

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Mid $200ks
  • 250 Homes (8 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1970 - 1975
  • 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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