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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Reverie at TrailMark - St. Augustine, FL

Reverie at TrailMark

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Low $600ks
  • 250 Homes (9 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2020 - Present
  • No Reviews
Cresswind at PGA Village Verano - Port St. Lucie, FL

Cresswind at PGA Village Verano

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Low $1Ms
  • 249 Homes (16 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2018 - Present
  • No Reviews
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Vista Del Mar - Vero Beach, FL

Vista Del Mar

For Sale
  • High $200ks - High $500ks
  • 240 Homes (5 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1972 - 1973
  • No Reviews
Pinehurst Village - Dunedin FL

Pinehurst Village

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - Low $200ks
  • 240 Homes (9 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1973 - 1976
  • No Reviews
Villages Of Seloy - Saint Augustine FL

Villages of Seloy

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - High $300ks
  • 240 Homes (15 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2007 - Present
  • 2 reviews

Encore at Fishhawk Ranch

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Low $500ks
  • 240 Homes (5 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2016 - Present
  • No Reviews
Palm Chase - Boynton Beach, FL

Mirror Lakes

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Mid $300ks
  • 238 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1979 - 1980
  • No Reviews
Hampshire Gardens - Boynton Beach FL

Hampshire Gardens

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - High $100ks
  • 236 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1965 - 1965
  • No Reviews
Covered Bridge - Lake Placid FL

Covered Bridge

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Low $300ks
  • 230 Homes (8 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1974 - Present
  • No Reviews
Mizner Falls - Boynton Beach, FL

Mizner Falls

For Sale
  • High $300ks - High $500ks
  • 228 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2002 - 2004
  • 1 reviews
Whispering Sound - Palm City, FL

Whispering Sound

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Low $400ks
  • 228 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1991 - 1998
  • No Reviews
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Pine Ridge At Delray Beach

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Low $500ks
  • 224 Homes (10 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1988 - 1993
  • No Reviews
Palm Shores - Boynton Beach, FL

Palm Shores

For Sale
  • High $400ks - High $400ks
  • 222 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1989 - 1993
  • No Reviews
Summer Chase - Lake Worth, FL

Summer Chase

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Mid $600ks
  • 221 Homes (4 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1990 - 2000
  • 2 reviews
Baytree - Tavares FL

Baytree

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Low $300ks
  • 221 Homes (5 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1990 - 2003
  • No Reviews
Tivoli Reserve - Boynton Beach, FL

Tivoli Reserve

For Sale
  • Mid $500ks - Mid $900ks
  • 220 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2002 - 2004
  • 2 reviews
Avalon Trails - Delray Beach FL

Avalon Trails

For Sale
  • Low $500ks - Mid $700ks
  • 217 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews
Gatherings of Lake Nona - Orlando FL

Gatherings of Lake Nona

For Sale
  • High $300ks - High $400ks
  • 216 Homes (9 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2017 - Present
  • No Reviews

Lake James

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Low $500ks
  • 216 Homes (9 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2004 - Present
  • 1 reviews
Spanish Main Yacht Club - Longboat Key, FL

Spanish Main Yacht Club

For Sale
  • Low $500ks - High $900ks
  • 212 Homes (11 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1966 - 1970
  • No Reviews
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San Marco

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Mid $500ks
  • 212 Homes (5 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1996 - 1998
  • No Reviews
Beacon Lakes - New Port Richey, FL

Beacon Lakes

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - Low $200ks
  • 210 Homes (14 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1975 - 1982
  • 1 reviews
Edgewater Arms - Dunedin FL

Edgewater Arms

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Low $1Ms
  • 209 Homes (6 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1970 - 1974
  • No Reviews
Amberlin Wiregrass Ranch - Wesley Chapel, FL

Amberlin Wiregrass Ranch

For Rent
  • 1600s - 3100s
  • 206 Apartments
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2023 - Present
  • No Reviews
Soléa Wellen Park - Venice, FL

Soléa Wellen Park

For Rent
  • 1900s - 3400s
  • 204 Apartments
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2022 - Present
  • No Reviews
Angeline - Land O'Lakes, FL

Angeline

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - High $500ks
  • 200 Homes (7 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2022 - Present
  • No Reviews

Plaza De Flores on Palmer Ranch

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Low $400ks
  • 200 Homes (7 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1998 - 2000
  • 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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