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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Palm Greens - Delray Beach FL

Palm Greens

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - High $300ks
  • 1401 Homes (43 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1974 - 1983
  • 2 reviews
Esplanade at Azario Lakewood Ranch - Lakewood Ranch, FL

Esplanade at Azario Lakewood Ranch

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Mid $2Ms
  • 1400 Homes (23 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New Homes Only
  • 2020 - Present
  • No Reviews
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Lakes of Delray - Delray Beach, FL

Lakes of Delray

For Sale
  • High $100ks - Low $300ks
  • 1400 Homes (43 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1982 - 1994
  • 6 reviews
Heritage Bay - Naples, FL

Heritage Bay

For Sale
  • High $300ks - High $1Ms
  • 1400 Homes (31 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2005 - 2014
  • 1 reviews

RiverWalk

For Sale
  • High $300ks - High $600ks
  • 1367 Homes (14 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1995 - 2001
  • No Reviews
Poinciana - Lake Worth, FL

Poinciana

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - Mid $300ks
  • 1345 Homes (58 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1973 - 1990
  • No Reviews
Heritage Springs - Trinity, FL

Heritage Springs

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - High $500ks
  • 1337 Homes (9 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1999 - 2006
  • 14 reviews
Tampa Bay Golf & Country Club - San Antonio, FL

Tampa Bay Golf and Country Club

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - High $400ks
  • 1336 Homes (23 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1994 - 2015
  • 6 reviews

Terrace Park of Five Towns

For Sale
  • High $500ks
  • 1328 Homes (54 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1972 - 1987
  • No Reviews
Town Shores of Gulfport - Gulfport FL

Town Shores of Gulfport

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - High $800ks
  • 1327 Homes (39 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1970 - 1981
  • No Reviews

The Place at Corkscrew

For Sale
  • Low $600ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 1325 Homes (47 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2016 - Present
  • No Reviews
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Coral Lakes - Boynton Beach, FL

Coral Lakes

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - Mid $500ks
  • 1324 Homes (25 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1993 - 2001
  • 2 reviews
Riverwood - Port Charlotte, FL

Riverwood

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - High $800ks
  • 1323 Homes (34 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1992 - 2014
  • 1 reviews
Del Webb Lakewood Ranch - Lakewood Ranch, FL

Del Webb Lakewood Ranch

For Sale
  • High $400ks - High $1Ms
  • 1300 Homes (28 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2015 - Present
  • No Reviews
VillageWalk at Lake Nona - Orlando, FL

VillageWalk at Lake Nona

For Sale
  • High $400ks - High $900ks
  • 1300 Homes (13 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2006 - 2016
  • 2 reviews
Treviso Bay - Naples, FL

Treviso Bay

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Mid $3Ms
  • 1300 Homes (25 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2008 - 2021
  • 2 reviews
Del Webb Sunbridge - St Cloud FL

Del Webb Sunbridge

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Low $1Ms
  • 1300 Homes (33 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2019 - Present
  • 1 reviews
Del Webb at Viera - Melbourne FL

Del Webb at Viera

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Low $1Ms
  • 1300 Homes (8 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2021 - Present
  • No Reviews
Legends Golf and Country Club - Fort Myers, FL

Legends Golf and Country Club

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Mid $700ks
  • 1294 Homes (22 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1999 - 2006
  • 6 reviews
Coral Ridge Towers - Fort Lauderdale FL

Coral Ridge Towers

For Sale
  • High $100ks - Mid $500ks
  • 1266 Homes (34 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1960 - 1969
  • No Reviews
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River Strand

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Low $1Ms
  • 1260 Homes (44 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2006 - 2018
  • No Reviews
Esplanade at Lakewood Ranch - Lakewood Ranch FL

Esplanade at Lakewood Ranch

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Low $2Ms
  • 1250 Homes (49 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2012 - Present
  • 1 reviews
Meadowbrook Lakes - Dania Beach, FL

Meadowbrook Lakes

For Sale
  • High $100ks - High $200ks
  • 1234 Homes (17 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1972 - 1992
  • No Reviews
Las Verdes - Delray Beach, FL

Las Verdes

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Mid $300ks
  • 1232 Homes (12 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1980 - 1988
  • No Reviews
Pennbrooke Fairways - Leesburg, FL

Pennbrooke Fairways

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - High $300ks
  • 1200 Homes (20 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1980 - 2004
  • 9 reviews
Vitalia at Tradition - Port St. Lucie, FL

Vitalia at Tradition

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Mid $700ks
  • 1200 Homes (36 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2006 - 2022
  • 5 reviews
Sandpiper Golf & Country Club - Lakeland, FL

Sandpiper Golf & Country Club

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - High $400ks
  • 1193 Homes (20 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1985 - Present
  • 1 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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