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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The Villages, FL

The Villages®

For Sale
  • High $100ks - High $1Ms
  • 70000 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1978 - 2021
  • 19 reviews
On Top of the World - Ocala, FL

On Top of the World

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Low $700ks
  • 10000 Homes (192 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1981 - Present
  • 57 reviews
Latitude Margaritaville - Daytona Beach FL

Latitude Margaritaville

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Low $900ks
  • 3900 Homes (85 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2017 - Present
  • 48 reviews
Sun City Center, FL - Club Renaissance

Sun City Center

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - Low $800ks
  • 9500 Homes (298 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1961 - 2018
  • 14 reviews
Oak Run - Ocala, FL

Oak Run

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - High $500ks
  • 3509 Homes (77 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1985 - 2007
  • 31 reviews

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Stone Creek - Ocala FL

Stone Creek

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - Low $700ks
  • 3800 Homes (90 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2006 - Present
  • 10 reviews
Solivita - Kissimmee, FL

Solivita

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Mid $2Ms
  • 5900 Homes (106 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2000 - Present
  • 18 reviews
The Villages of Citrus Hills - Hernando, FL

The Villages of Citrus Hills

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 10005 Homes (166 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1982 - 2025
  • 20 reviews
Latitude Margaritaville Watersound - Watersound FL

Latitude Margaritaville Watersound

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Low $500ks
  • 3500 Homes (23 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2019 - Present
  • 2 reviews
Kings Point - Sun City Center, FL

Kings Point

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - Mid $400ks
  • 5277 Homes (129 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1973 - 2015
  • 16 reviews
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Villages Of Oriole - Delray Beach FL

Villages of Oriole

For Sale
  • Mid $600ks
  • 13280 Homes (148 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1973 - 2019
  • No Reviews
Century Village East - Deerfield Beach, FL

Century Village East

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks
  • 8508 Homes (176 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1970 - 1995
  • 10 reviews
Century Village at Pembroke Pines, FL

Century Village at Pembroke Pines

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - High $300ks
  • 7700 Homes (220 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1970 - 1995
  • 6 reviews
Century Village at Boca Raton - Boca Raton, FL

Century Village at Boca Raton

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks
  • 7500 Homes (218 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1970 - 1995
  • 1 reviews
Kings Point - Delray Beach, FL

Kings Point in Delray Beach

For Sale
  • Low $300ks
  • 7200 Homes (322 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1973 - 1985
  • 4 reviews
Pelican Bay - Naples, FL

Pelican Bay

For Sale
  • Low $1Ms
  • 6500 Homes (162 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1972 - 2006
  • 2 reviews
Century Village at West Palm Beach - West Palm Beach, FL

Century Village at West Palm Beach

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks
  • 6500 Homes (267 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1970 - 1995
  • 2 reviews
Fiddler's Creek - Naples, FL

Fiddler’s Creek

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Low $4Ms
  • 6000 Homes (71 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1993 - Present
  • 2 reviews
Wynmoor Village - Coconut Creek, FL

Wynmoor Village

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - Mid $400ks
  • 5260 Homes (171 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1978 - 1999
  • 5 reviews
On Top of the World Clearwater, FL

On Top of the World Clearwater

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - Mid $400ks
  • 4959 Homes (105 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1960 - 1993
  • 11 reviews
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Kings Point in Tamarac, FL

Kings Point in Tamarac

For Sale
  • Low $100ks - Mid $400ks
  • 4869 Homes (106 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1983 - 2001
  • No Reviews
Lely Resort Golf & Country Club - Naples, FL

Lely Resort

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - High $3Ms
  • 4506 Homes (110 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2001 - 2021
  • 4 reviews

Moorings

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks
  • 4000 Homes (148 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1957 - Present
  • No Reviews

Palm Aire

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 3752 Homes (44 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1963 - 2003
  • No Reviews
Plantation Bay - Ormond Beach, FL

Plantation Bay Golf & Country Club

For Sale
  • High $400ks - High $2Ms
  • 3500 Homes (70 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1988 - Present
  • 2 reviews
Timber Pines - Spring Hill, FL

Timber Pines

For Sale
  • High $100ks - Low $400ks
  • 3452 Homes (35 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1982 - 1998
  • 24 reviews
Spruce Creek Country Club - Summerfield, FL

Spruce Creek Country Club

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - High $600ks
  • 3250 Homes (78 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1996 - 2007
  • 12 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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