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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Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club - Dade City, FL

Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 875 Homes (19 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1999 - Present
  • 1 reviews
Bridgewater at Viera - Melbourne FL

Bridgewater at Viera

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $900ks
  • 870 Homes (17 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2017 - 2023
  • 1 reviews
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Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch - Wesley Chapel, FL

Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 868 Homes (16 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews
Southshore Falls - Apollo Beach, FL

Southshore Falls

For Sale
  • High $200ks - High $400ks
  • 866 Homes (25 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2004 - 2016
  • 9 reviews
Mirada - San Antonio, FL

Mirada

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - High $500ks
  • 858 Homes (7 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews
Lake Clarke Gardens - Lake Worth, FL

Lake Clarke Gardens

For Sale
  • Low $200ks
  • 855 Homes (66 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1966 - 1972
  • No Reviews
Valencia Trails - Naples, FL

Valencia Trails

For Sale
  • High $700ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 850 Homes (24 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2020 - Present
  • No Reviews
Del Webb Bexley - Land O'Lakes FL

Del Webb Bexley

For Sale
  • Mid $500ks - High $900ks
  • 850 Homes (11 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2018 - Present
  • 4 reviews
Highlands Ridge - Avon Park, FL

Highlands Ridge

For Sale
  • Low $500ks
  • 850 Homes (19 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1990 - Present
  • 4 reviews
Boca Royale Golf & Country Club - Wellen Park FL

Boca Royale Golf & Country Club

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 850 Homes (38 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1986 - Present
  • 1 reviews
Del Webb Nocatee - Ponte Vedra FL

Del Webb Nocatee

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 845 Homes (40 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews
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Sterling Village - Boynton Beach FL

Sterling Village Condominiums

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - Mid $200ks
  • 840 Homes (19 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1966 - 1967
  • No Reviews
Heron Creek - North Port, FL

Heron Creek

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - High $800ks
  • 830 Homes (31 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2000 - 2011
  • 1 reviews
Arborwood Preserve - Fort Myers FL

Arborwood Preserve

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Low $900ks
  • 827 Homes (20 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2016 - Present
  • No Reviews

The Country Club of Mount Dora

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Low $1Ms
  • 827 Homes (16 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1991 - 2005
  • No Reviews
Valencia Cove - Boynton Beach FL

Valencia Cove

For Sale
  • Low $700ks - High $1Ms
  • 823 Homes (11 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2013 - 2018
  • 2 reviews
Del Webb Oak Creek - North Fort Myers, FL

Del Webb Oak Creek

For Sale
  • Low $300ks
  • 821 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2021 - Present
  • No Reviews
Spruce Creek Preserve - Dunnellon, FL

Spruce Creek Preserve

For Sale
  • High $100ks - Low $300ks
  • 810 Homes (14 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1996 - 2003
  • 10 reviews
Silverthorn - Brooksville, FL

Silverthorn

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - High $800ks
  • 801 Homes (12 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1997 - 2011
  • 1 reviews
WaterSong at RiverTown - St Johns FL

WaterSong at RiverTown

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Low $700ks
  • 800 Homes (47 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews
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Summertree - New Port Richey, FL

Summertree

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Low $400ks
  • 800 Homes (19 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1974 - 2015
  • No Reviews
Cresswind Palm Beach - Westlake, FL

Cresswind Palm Beach

For Sale
  • High $500ks - Mid $2Ms
  • 800 Homes (18 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews
Esplanade at Artisan Lakes - Palmetto FL

Esplanade at Artisan Lakes

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Low $1Ms
  • 800 Homes (22 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2013 - Present
  • No Reviews
Sea Towers - Saint Petersburg FL

Sea Towers

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - Mid $300ks
  • 800 Homes (40 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1969 - 1973
  • 1 reviews
Palm Cay - Ocala FL

Palm Cay

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - High $200ks
  • 795 Homes (22 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1985 - 1992
  • 1 reviews
Valencia Isles - Boynton Beach FL

Valencia Isles

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Mid $900ks
  • 793 Homes (20 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1999 - 2004
  • 1 reviews
Timber Greens - New Port Richey, FL

Timber Greens

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Mid $400ks
  • 783 Homes (14 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1994 - 2004
  • 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
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