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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Floral Lakes - Delray Beach FL

Floral Lakes

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - High $400ks
  • 589 Homes (15 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1997 - 2000
  • 1 reviews
Villa Borghese - Delray Beach, FL

Villa Borghese

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Low $600ks
  • 582 Homes (8 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1999 - 2005
  • 5 reviews
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Valencia Bay - Boynton Beach FL

Valencia Bay

For Sale
  • High $900ks - High $1Ms
  • 582 Homes (5 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2015 - 2019
  • No Reviews
Cascades at River Hall - Alva FL

Cascades at River Hall

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Mid $500ks
  • 575 Homes (26 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2006 - Present
  • 3 reviews
Palms at Serenoa - Clermont FL

Palms at Serenoa

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $400ks
  • 570 Homes (7 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2018 - Present
  • 2 reviews
Valencia del Sol - Wimauma, FL

Valencia del Sol

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Mid $700ks
  • 565 Homes (14 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2017 - Present
  • No Reviews

Vista Plantation

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - High $200ks
  • 564 Homes (22 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1985 - 1989
  • No Reviews
Four Seasons At Orlando - Kissimmee, FL

Four Seasons at Orlando

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Low $1Ms
  • 557 Homes (12 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2017 - Present
  • No Reviews
Traditions at Lake Ruby - Winter Haven, FL

Traditions at Lake Ruby

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Low $400ks
  • 552 Homes (13 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2005 - 2020
  • 5 reviews

Del Webb Tradition

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Low $700ks
  • 550 Homes (21 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2017 - Present
  • 2 reviews
Stillwater - St. Johns, FL

Stillwater

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Low $700ks
  • 549 Homes (9 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews
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South River - Stuart, FL

South River

For Sale
  • High $100ks - High $200ks
  • 546 Homes (12 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1981 - 1989
  • No Reviews

Foxwood Lake Estates

For Sale
  • High $100ks - Low $200ks
  • 545 Homes (10 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1982 - 1987
  • No Reviews
Villaggio - Lake Worth, FL

Villaggio

For Sale
  • Mid $500ks - High $700ks
  • 538 Homes (5 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2003 - 2009
  • 1 reviews
Four Seasons at Parkland, FL

Four Seasons at Parkland

For Sale
  • High $700ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 538 Homes (8 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2015 - Present
  • 1 reviews
Heritage Cove - Fort Myers, FL

Heritage Cove

For Sale
  • High $200ks - High $500ks
  • 529 Homes (14 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1999 - 2002
  • 4 reviews

Mainlands of Tamarac Lakes

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - High $500ks
  • 529 Homes (26 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1967 - 1977
  • No Reviews
Lakes at Waterway Village - Vero Beach, FL

Lakes at Waterway Village

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $800ks
  • 521 Homes (10 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2017 - 2020
  • 1 reviews
Lakes Of Carriage Hill - Tamarac FL

Lakes of Carriage Hills

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Mid $200ks
  • 520 Homes (20 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1980 - 2008
  • No Reviews
Del Webb eTown - Jacksonville, FL

Del Webb eTown

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Low $900ks
  • 517 Homes (19 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews
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Esplanade at Starkey Ranch - Odessa FL

Esplanade at Starkey Ranch

For Sale
  • Low $500ks - Low $1Ms
  • 517 Homes (13 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2016 - 2022
  • No Reviews

Vista Pines

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - Low $200ks
  • 517 Homes (14 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1971 - 1978
  • No Reviews

Greenway Village

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - High $100ks
  • 515 Homes (20 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1967 - 1974
  • No Reviews

Monterey Yacht & Country Club

For Sale
  • High $100ks
  • 510 Homes (14 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1971 - 1972
  • No Reviews
Vizcaya - Delray Beach, FL

Vizcaya

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Low $700ks
  • 504 Homes (11 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1996 - 2002
  • 1 reviews

Colonial Club

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - High $300ks
  • 504 Homes (20 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1973 - 1983
  • No Reviews

Star Lake Estates

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks
  • 503 Homes (19 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1965 - 1972
  • No Reviews

$369,000

1056 Southern Hills Drive, Banning, CA

Meadow Ranch Community

  • 3 bed
  • |
  • 3 bath
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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
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