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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VillageWalk of Sarasota - Sarasota, FL

VillageWalk of Sarasota

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - High $600ks
  • 1177 Homes (15 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2002 - 2009
  • 1 reviews

Grand Harbor

For Sale
  • High $100ks - High $3Ms
  • 1174 Homes (62 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1988 - Present
  • No Reviews
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Cascades at St. Lucie West - Port St. Lucie, FL

Cascades at St. Lucie West

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Mid $500ks
  • 1158 Homes (26 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2000 - 2006
  • 6 reviews
Paseo - Fort Myers FL

Paseo

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 1158 Homes (37 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2006 - 2016
  • 2 reviews
Heritage Hills - Clermont, FL

Heritage Hills

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Mid $500ks
  • 1154 Homes (17 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2006 - Present
  • 6 reviews
Valencia Shores - Lake Worth, FL

Valencia Shores

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Mid $700ks
  • 1143 Homes (22 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2002 - 2008
  • 4 reviews
Valencia Grove at Riverland - Port St Lucie FL

Valencia Grove at Riverland

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Low $1Ms
  • 1133 Homes (17 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2019 - 2022
  • No Reviews
Esplanade by the Islands - Naples, FL

Esplanade by the Islands

For Sale
  • High $500ks - High $2Ms
  • 1121 Homes (14 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2020 - Present
  • No Reviews
Wellington at Seven Hills - Spring Hill, FL

Wellington at Seven Hills

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - High $300ks
  • 1108 Homes (30 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1999 - 2008
  • 5 reviews
Watersound Origins - Watersound FL

Watersound Origins

For Sale
  • Low $700ks - Low $3Ms
  • 1100 Homes (63 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2018 - Present
  • No Reviews
Magnolia Landing - North Fort Myers, FL

Magnolia Landing

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Low $700ks
  • 1100 Homes (7 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2007 - Present
  • 2 reviews
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Wild Blue - Estero FL

WildBlue

For Sale
  • High $600ks - Low $3Ms
  • 1100 Homes (21 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • No Reviews
TownPark At Tradition - Port St Lucie FL

TownPark at Tradition

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Mid $600ks
  • 1100 Homes (17 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2006 - 2016
  • 2 reviews
The Plantation - Fort Myers FL

The Plantation

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 1100 Homes (31 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2006 - 2019
  • 1 reviews
Bellaggio - Lake Worth, FL

Bellaggio

For Sale
  • High $400ks - High $700ks
  • 1099 Homes (12 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2001 - 2004
  • 3 reviews
Seven Lakes - Fort Myers, FL

Seven Lakes

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks
  • 1096 Homes (62 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1970 - 1989
  • 2 reviews
Huntington Pointe - Delray Beach, FL

Huntington Pointe

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - High $400ks
  • 1096 Homes (25 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1990 - 2006
  • 1 reviews

Golden Lakes Village

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - High $300ks
  • 1088 Homes (67 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1974 - 1992
  • No Reviews
Baywinds - West Palm Beach, FL

Baywinds

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Low $600ks
  • 1082 Homes (19 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2000 - 2006
  • 1 reviews

Gleneagles Country Club

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - High $600ks
  • 1082 Homes (22 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1984 - 2018
  • No Reviews
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Ocala Palms - Ocala, FL

Ocala Palms

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Mid $400ks
  • 1076 Homes (34 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1994 - 1997
  • 2 reviews

Valencia Cay at Riverland

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - High $900ks
  • 1071 Homes (16 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2018 - 2022
  • No Reviews
Cresswind at Victoria Gardens - DeLand, FL

Cresswind at Victoria Gardens

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - High $600ks
  • 1070 Homes (27 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2001 - 2022
  • 2 reviews
Venetian Isles - Boynton Beach, FL

Venetian Isles

For Sale
  • High $300ks - High $600ks
  • 1060 Homes (17 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2000 - 2003
  • 1 reviews
Valencia Reserve - Boynton Beach FL

Valencia Reserve

For Sale
  • Low $500ks - Low $1Ms
  • 1043 Homes (11 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2009 - 2014
  • 2 reviews
SummerGlen - Ocala, FL

SummerGlen

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - Mid $400ks
  • 1029 Homes (28 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2004 - 2014
  • 6 reviews
Park Place - Pembroke Pines, FL

Park Place Pembroke Pines

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Low $300ks
  • 1028 Homes (45 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1970 - 1984
  • 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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