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.


Communities Near Florida
Buy
Rent
loading

Price Range

Rent or Buy

Home Types

Age Restriction

New Construction or Resale

Community Size

Gated

Amenities

Price Range

Bedrooms

Bathrooms

SqFt

576 communities near Florida

0 Homes for Sale

Oriole Golf & Tennis Club

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks
  • 781 Homes (24 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1972 - 1979
  • No Reviews
Indian River Colony Club - Melbourne, FL

Indian River Colony Club

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Mid $400ks
  • 777 Homes (10 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1986 - Present
  • 10 reviews
ad Luxury 55+ Living In Florida from the $400's

Luxury 55+ Living In Florida from the $400's

Valencia Communities by GL Homes offer luxury 55+ living with thoughtfully designed modern homes, and resort-style clubhouses, perfect for the active adult.

Learn More
ad Luxury 55+ Living In Florida from the $400's
Cinnamon Cove - Fort Myers, FL

Cinnamon Cove

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Low $400ks
  • 770 Homes (22 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1981 - 1992
  • 1 reviews
Summit Greens - Clermont, FL

Summit Greens

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Mid $600ks
  • 769 Homes (7 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2001 - 2019
  • 9 reviews
Lime Bay - Tamarac, FL

Lime Bay

For Sale
  • High $100ks
  • 756 Homes (34 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1970 - 1989
  • No Reviews
Royal Harbor - Tavares, FL

Royal Harbor

For Sale
  • High $200ks - High $800ks
  • 755 Homes (14 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1999 - 2008
  • 2 reviews
The Groves - Land O' Lakes, FL

The Groves Golf and Country Club

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Low $500ks
  • 754 Homes (8 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2000 - 2007
  • 3 reviews

Colony Point

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Low $300ks
  • 742 Homes (23 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1979 - 1981
  • No Reviews

Meadowcrest

For Sale
  • High $100ks - Low $400ks
  • 725 Homes (14 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1986 - 2002
  • No Reviews
Valencia Falls - Delray Beach, FL

Valencia Falls

For Sale
  • Mid $500ks - High $800ks
  • 724 Homes (6 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2001 - 2004
  • 1 reviews
Aberdeen - Boynton Beach, FL

Aberdeen

For Sale
  • High $100ks - Mid $800ks
  • 724 Homes (35 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1983 - 1990
  • 3 reviews
ad Luxury 55+ Living In Florida from the $400's

Luxury 55+ Living In Florida from the $400's

Valencia Communities by GL Homes offer luxury 55+ living with thoughtfully designed modern homes, and resort-style clubhouses, perfect for the active adult.

Learn More
ad Luxury 55+ Living In Florida from the $400's
Valencia Walk at Riverland - Port St. Lucie, FL

Valencia Walk at Riverland

For Sale
  • High $400ks - High $700ks
  • 720 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2021 - Present
  • No Reviews

Lauderdale Oaks

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks
  • 716 Homes (29 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1968 - 1972
  • No Reviews
Cypress Falls at The Woodlands - North Port, FL

Cypress Falls at The Woodlands

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Mid $600ks
  • 710 Homes (11 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2005 - Present
  • 3 reviews
Renaissance at West Villages - Wellen Park FL

Renaissance at West Villages

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Low $700ks
  • 710 Homes (3 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New Homes Only
  • 2017 - Present
  • No Reviews
Bay Island - South Pasadena, FL

Bay Island

For Sale
  • High $100ks - High $900ks
  • 708 Homes (30 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1971 - 1980
  • 1 reviews
Lakeside Landings - Oxford, FL

Lakeside Landings

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Low $700ks
  • 700 Homes (16 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2005 - Present
  • No Reviews
Cherrywood - Ocala FL

Cherrywood

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Low $800ks
  • 700 Homes (28 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1996 - 2003
  • 7 reviews
Riviera Golf Estates - Naples, FL

Riviera Golf Estates

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Mid $500ks
  • 700 Homes (21 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1967 - 2003
  • 1 reviews
Venetian Falls - Venice, FL

Venetian Falls

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Low $500ks
  • 700 Homes (10 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2004 - 2012
  • 4 reviews
ad Luxury 55+ Living In Florida from the $400's

Luxury 55+ Living In Florida from the $400's

Valencia Communities by GL Homes offer luxury 55+ living with thoughtfully designed modern homes, and resort-style clubhouses, perfect for the active adult.

Learn More
ad Luxury 55+ Living In Florida from the $400's
Valencia Lakes - Boynton Beach, FL

Valencia Lakes – Boynton Beach

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - High $500ks
  • 696 Homes (27 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1997 - 1999
  • 2 reviews

The Landings

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Low $2Ms
  • 696 Homes (27 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1995 - Present
  • No Reviews
Sullivan Ranch - Mount Dora, FL

Sullivan Ranch

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Low $600ks
  • 692 Homes (12 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2005 - 2020
  • 2 reviews
Valencia Pointe - Boynton Beach, FL

Valencia Pointe

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Low $1Ms
  • 690 Homes (9 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2006 - 2010
  • 1 reviews
Lake Forest - Port St. Lucie, FL

Lake Forest

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - High $500ks
  • 689 Homes (20 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1999 - 2005
  • 1 reviews
Harbour Isle - Bradenton FL

Harbour Isle

For Sale
  • High $600ks - Low $4Ms
  • 686 Homes (23 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2010 - Present
  • 5 reviews
Pines Of Delray - Delray Beach FL

The Pines of Delray

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - High $200ks
  • 684 Homes (29 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1977 - 1981
  • 1 reviews

$369,000

1056 Southern Hills Drive, Banning, CA

Meadow Ranch Community

  • 3 bed
  • |
  • 3 bath
  • |
  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
Call Us: (800) 928-2055

Want to learn more about active adult communities around Florida? We can help!...

See in Map List View

View the map to explore communities

Map Image of Florida
Remove Boundaries ×
Scroll to Top