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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Verandah - Fort Myers, FL

Verandah

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - Low $4Ms
  • 1700 Homes (33 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2003 - Present
  • 2 reviews
Grand Palm - Wellen Park, FL

Grand Palm

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 1700 Homes (44 for sale)
  • Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2012 - Present
  • No Reviews
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MiraBay - Apollo Beach, FL

MiraBay

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Low $3Ms
  • 1700 Homes (57 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2003 - Present
  • 6 reviews

Colonial Country Club

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - Low $800ks
  • 1699 Homes (44 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2001 - 2006
  • No Reviews
Boca Lago - Boca Raton FL

Boca Lago

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - High $700ks
  • 1696 Homes (67 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1978 - 1990
  • 1 reviews
BeachWalk by Manasota Key - Englewood, FL

BeachWalk by Manasota Key

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $800ks
  • 1675 Homes (7 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2021 - Present
  • No Reviews
Heritage Palms - Fort Myers, FL

Heritage Palms

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Low $1Ms
  • 1662 Homes (15 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1999 - 2006
  • 1 reviews
VillageWalk of Bonita Springs, FL

VillageWalk of Bonita Springs

For Sale
  • High $400ks - High $900ks
  • 1655 Homes (21 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2004 - 2015
  • 1 reviews
Spruce Creek South - Summerfield FL

Spruce Creek South

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Low $300ks
  • 1650 Homes (33 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1989 - 1995
  • 4 reviews

Hunters Run

For Sale
  • Mid $1Ms
  • 1650 Homes (99 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1979 - 2003
  • No Reviews
The Isles of Collier Preserve - Naples, FL

The Isles of Collier Preserve

For Sale
  • High $700ks - Low $3Ms
  • 1649 Homes (21 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New Homes Only
  • 2014 - Present
  • 1 reviews
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Valencia Lakes - Wimauma, FL

Valencia Lakes

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - High $800ks
  • 1631 Homes (37 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2005 - 2019
  • 14 reviews
Gulf Harbour Yacht & Country Club - Fort Myers, FL

Gulf Harbour Yacht & Country Club

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - High $5Ms
  • 1616 Homes (53 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1985 - 2010
  • 2 reviews
Cypress Lakes - Lakeland, FL

Cypress Lakes

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Mid $200ks
  • 1604 Homes (4 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1987 - 2016
  • 2 reviews
Lake Ashton - Lake Wales, FL

Lake Ashton

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Low $700ks
  • 1600 Homes (27 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2002 - Present
  • 4 reviews
Sarasota National - Wellen Park, FL

Sarasota National

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Low $1Ms
  • 1600 Homes (56 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2013 - Present
  • 3 reviews

Venetian Bay

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Mid $3Ms
  • 1561 Homes (67 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2004 - Present
  • No Reviews
Terra Vista - Hernando, FL

Terra Vista

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Low $900ks
  • 1500 Homes (71 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1996 - 2018
  • No Reviews
Royal Highlands - Leesburg, FL

Royal Highlands

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Mid $500ks
  • 1500 Homes (27 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1999 - 2006
  • 10 reviews
Trilogy Orlando - Groveland, FL

Trilogy® Orlando

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Low $600ks
  • 1500 Homes (31 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2005 - 2022
  • 7 reviews
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Heritage Isle - Viera, FL

Heritage Isle

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Low $600ks
  • 1500 Homes (24 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2005 - 2017
  • 3 reviews
GlenLakes Country Club - Weeki Wachee FL

GlenLakes Country Club

For Sale
  • High $100ks - Low $700ks
  • 1500 Homes (38 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1990 - Present
  • 1 reviews
Lucrene Lakes - Lake Worth, FL

Lucerne Lakes

For Sale
  • High $400ks
  • 1500 Homes (65 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1985 - 2005
  • No Reviews

The Mainlands of Tamarac By The Gulf

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - Mid $400ks
  • 1500 Homes (27 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1969 - 1987
  • No Reviews
Bonita National Golf & Country Club - Bonita Springs FL

Bonita National Golf & Country Club

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $1Ms
  • 1489 Homes (80 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2014 - 2020
  • No Reviews

Oriole Gardens

For Sale
  • High $100ks
  • 1413 Homes (54 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1973 - 1979
  • No Reviews
Heritage Pines - Hudson, FL

Heritage Pines Florida

For Sale
  • High $200ks - High $400ks
  • 1407 Homes (24 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1999 - 2007
  • 3 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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