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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577 communities near Florida

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Bayshore on The Lake Condominiums

For Sale
  • Low $200ks
  • 1010 Homes (29 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1974 - 1983
  • No Reviews
Legacy of Leesburg, FL

Legacy of Leesburg

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Low $400ks
  • 1000 Homes (11 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1999 - 2017
  • 2 reviews
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Halifax Plantation - Ormond Beach, FL

Halifax Plantation

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - High $1Ms
  • 1000 Homes (63 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1980 - Present
  • No Reviews
Lauderdale West - Plantation, FL

Lauderdale West

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - High $400ks
  • 1000 Homes (27 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1964 - 1991
  • 1 reviews

Timber Oaks

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - Low $300ks
  • 1000 Homes (37 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1973 - 1997
  • No Reviews

Valencia Bonita

For Sale
  • Mid $600ks - High $1Ms
  • 997 Homes (21 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2017 - Present
  • No Reviews
Grandezza - Estero, FL

Grandezza

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Low $2Ms
  • 979 Homes (14 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2001 - 2009
  • 1 reviews
Breakaway Trails - Ormond Beach, FL

Breakaway Trails

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Low $1Ms
  • 976 Homes (18 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1985 - Present
  • 1 reviews

Bermuda Club Condominiums

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks
  • 972 Homes (31 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1973 - 1976
  • No Reviews

Covered Bridge Lake Worth

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Mid $300ks
  • 960 Homes (36 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1975 - 1983
  • No Reviews

Castle Gardens

For Sale
  • Low $300ks
  • 954 Homes (43 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1969 - 1973
  • No Reviews
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Sweetwater - Jacksonville, FL

Sweetwater

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Mid $600ks
  • 950 Homes (33 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2005 - 2016
  • 4 reviews
Lakes of Mount Dora, FL

Lakes of Mount Dora

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $800ks
  • 950 Homes (14 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2006 - Present
  • 4 reviews
Del Webb Bayview - Parrish FL

Del Webb BayView

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Low $1Ms
  • 950 Homes (35 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2020 - Present
  • No Reviews
Kings Gate - Port Charlotte FL

Kings Gate

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Mid $400ks
  • 940 Homes (24 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2002 - Present
  • 3 reviews
Harbor Hills Country Club - Lady Lake, FL

Harbor Hills Country Club

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Low $900ks
  • 940 Homes (28 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1989 - Present
  • 3 reviews
Highland Lakes - Leesburg, FL

Highland Lakes

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - High $300ks
  • 938 Homes (24 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1990 - 1999
  • 6 reviews
Del Webb Orlando - Davenport, FL

Del Webb Orlando

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Low $500ks
  • 937 Homes (28 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2007 - 2021
  • 14 reviews
Heritage Lake - New Port Richey FL

Heritage Lake

For Sale
  • High $100ks - Low $400ks
  • 932 Homes (24 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1981 - 1994
  • 1 reviews
The Cascades - Boynton Beach, FL

The Cascades

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Low $600ks
  • 928 Homes (12 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1997 - 2000
  • 2 reviews
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Leisureville - Pompano Beach FL

Leisureville

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - Low $400ks
  • 928 Homes (29 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1961 - 1984
  • 1 reviews
Cross Creek Country Club - Fort Myers, FL

Cross Creek Country Club

For Sale
  • High $100ks - Mid $400ks
  • 905 Homes (32 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1984 - 1995
  • 1 reviews
Rainberry Bay - Delray Beach FL

Rainberry Bay

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Mid $3Ms
  • 901 Homes (16 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1977 - 1989
  • 2 reviews

Cypress Lakes West Palm Beach

For Sale
  • High $100ks - High $300ks
  • 900 Homes (15 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1976 - 2007
  • No Reviews
Boynton Leisureville - Boynton Beach FL

Boynton Leisureville

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Mid $400ks
  • 892 Homes (18 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1975 - 1987
  • No Reviews
Village Royale on the Green - Boynton Beach FL

Village Royale on the Green

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks
  • 880 Homes (29 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1969 - 1983
  • 1 reviews
Pine Run Estates - Ocala FL

Pine Run Estates

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - High $300ks
  • 880 Homes (27 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1981 - 1989
  • No 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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