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Communities Near the Beach

Nothing says resort-style vacation living 24/7/365 like settling down in a community near the beach. For many retirees and active adults, there’s nothing better than quick and convenient beach access—and all that comes with it. Whether you prefer to partake in all the amazing watersport beach activities, enjoy a day of sun and sand with family, or stroll along beachfront boardwalks, the communities featured here are all surrounded by beach vibes. Explore these gated, 55+, and retirement communities near the beach to find your perfect home.

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Trilogy® San Juan Oaks

Hollister, California Communities Near the Beach
Hollister, California

Trilogy® San Juan Oaks is a 55-plus golf community nestled in the Northern California foothills between charming Hollister and historic San Juan Bautista. The the active adult community offers a country club lifestyle and easy access to many of California’s top cities and attractions. Amenities include the recently remodeled 18-hole championship golf course designed by Fred Couples, three distinctive restaurants with full bars, a 20,000-square-foot clubhouse, swimming pool, fitness center, pickleball courts, walking/biking trails, and dog park. Home designs from Shea’s popular Freedom Collection offer nine floorplans designed for those 55 and over ranging from 1,507 to 2,579 square feet, priced from the high $600,000s. Read More...

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Heritage Shores

Bridgeville, Delaware Communities Near the Beach
Bridgeville, Delaware

Winner of the National Association of Home Builders' "Best New Active Adult Community" award, this 55+ community offers an Arthur Hills-designed golf course, clubhouse, fitness and aquatic center including indoor and outdoor pools, tennis, and a driving range. Centrally located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay in Bridgeville, Delaware, and just 30 minutes from Rehoboth Beach and Delaware's capital. Single-family homes are priced from $399,990+; Villa homes are priced from $299,990; plus rental homes with flexible leases for 1 to 5 years are also available. Read More...

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K. Hovnanian's® Four Seasons at Scenic Harbor

Lewes, Delaware Communities Near the Beach
Lewes, Delaware

K. Hovnanian's® Four Seasons at Scenic Harbor is a new active adult 55-plus community located on the Rehoboth Bay in Lewes, DE. The retirement community in Delaware combines resort-style amenities, low-maintenance homes, and social activities with an excellent location near tax-free shopping, entertainment, and popular beaches. Amenities include a 6,000-square-foot clubhouse, fitness center and aerobics room, a swimming pool with lap lanes, pickleball and bocce courts, and walking trails. Homebuyers can choose premium Delaware real estate with homes and homesites available in various floorplans with unique interior designs and included lawn maintenance. Homes priced from the $600,000s. Read More...

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Tower Hill

Lewes, Delaware Communities Near the Beach
Lewes, Delaware

Located in eastern Sussex County just minutes from historic downtown Lewes, Delaware, and Rehoboth Beach, Tower Hill is a low-maintenance new home community in Delaware. Convenient to beaches, golf, shopping, dining, recreation, and healthcare in Delaware’s Cape Region, community amenities include walking trails, pickleball, a year-round life enrichment program, and more. Single-family homes designed to enhance the native landscape come in a variety of floorplans and are priced from $600,000 to $1 million+. Read More...

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Amelia National

Fernandina Beach, Florida Communities Near the Beach
Fernandina Beach, Florida

The centerpiece of this Fernandina Beach gated community located five minutes from the beach and 30 miles from downtown Jacksonville in the First Coast region of northeastern Florida. Two- to five-bedroom single-family custom homes priced from the $500,000s to the $900,000s. Read More...

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Aria

Venice, Florida Communities Near the Beach
Venice, Florida

This Southwest Florida gated community offers Italian-inspired new homes and resort-style amenities including a social clubhouse, fitness center, swimming pool, and pickleball courts. Homes include luxury features and smart home technology. Gulf Coast beaches, championship golf courses, and downtown Venice are minutes away. Homes priced from the $700,000s. Read More...

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Briarwood Active 55+ Resort

Port Orange, Florida Communities Near the Beach
Port Orange, Florida

This 55+ manufactured home community near Daytona Beach offers resort-style living and a variety of active adult amenities, including a clubhouse, fitness center, ballroom, heated swimming pool and spa, stocked fishing lake, shuffleboard, and more. Homes priced from the $50,000s to the $200,000s; rentals are available. Read More...

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Del Webb Lakewood Ranch

Lakewood Ranch, Florida Communities Near the Beach
Lakewood Ranch, Florida

This Southwest Florida 55+ community is located within the award-winning master-planned community of Lakewood Ranch. Amenities are designed for an active adult lifestyle and include a clubhouse, fitness center, resort-style swimming pool, walking & biking trails, and courts for tennis, pickleball, and bocce ball. Residents have quick access to Lakewood Ranch's Main Street shops & restaurants and on-site hospital. Homes priced from $400,000 to $1.4 million. Read More...

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Fiddler's Creek

Naples, Florida Communities Near the Beach
Naples, Florida

Award-winning Fiddler's Creek is a private, master-planned community in Naples offering a 54,000 square-foot Club & Spa, a nature park, an optional golf club with 18 holes of championship golf, and the optional Tarpon Club with beach pavilion providing beach access along with dining options and an active social calendar. Pre-construction and move-in-ready homes are priced from over $1.5 million to over $6 million. Read More...

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Grand Harbor

Vero Beach, Florida Communities Near the Beach
Vero Beach, Florida

Located on Florida's Treasure Coast, Grand Harbor is a waterfront resort in Vero Beach. Built with respect to natural surroundings and area wildlife habitats, the community features resort-style amenities including two championship golf courses, a 126-deep-slip marina, tennis & swim center and more. Mediterranean-style condominiums, townhomes, villas and single-family homes are priced from the $200,000s to $3 million. Read More...

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Grand Reserve by Express Homes

Bunnell, Florida Communities Near the Beach
Bunnell, Florida

This golf community in North Florida is convenient to the Flagler beaches, Palm Coast and St. Augustine. Residents can choose from several spacious floor plans and enjoy a vigorous lifestyle with a fitness center, social activities, swimming, and golf. Homes priced from the low to mid $300,000s. Read More...

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Grandview at Bay Beach

Fort Myers Beach, Florida Communities Near the Beach
Fort Myers Beach, Florida

Named for its panoramic views of Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, this waterfront condominium community features 58 luxury residences and resort-style amenities in a tropical setting. On-site amenities include a club room, fitness center, catering kitchen, indoor and outdoor bars, private guest suites, a swimming pool, tennis courts, walking & jogging paths, and an outdoor entertainment area. Condos are priced from $1.5 million to $3 million. Read More...

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Hammock Beach Golf Resort & Spa

Palm Coast, Florida Communities Near the Beach
Palm Coast, Florida

Just minutes south of St. Augustine, Hammock Beach Golf Resort & Spa is a Florida golf and tennis community situated along the Atlantic Coast in Palm Coast, FL. Residents and members of this country club in Northeast Florida have access to an array of resort-style amenities including two golf courses, eight lighted Hydro-Grid clay tennis courts, six onsite restaurants, a 91,000 square foot pool complex, marina, spa, fitness center, and more. Homes, condos, and villas with ocean, golf, and lake views priced from $350,000 to $3.5 million. Read More...

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Hammock Dunes

Palm Coast, Florida Communities Near the Beach
Palm Coast, Florida

Vibrant oceanfront private golf community located along Florida's upper east coast with easy access to the metropolitan areas of Jacksonville and Orlando. Tom Fazio links course, new Rees Jones 18-hole creek course, tennis, seaside croquet, and more. Many different options for residences including homesites, custom estate homes, condos, patio homes and villas- many offer oceanfront, lake and golf views. Lots priced between $175,000 to over $1.9 million. Patio homes, villas and condos priced from upper $200,000's to $4.9 million. Read More...

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Indian River Colony Club

Melbourne, Florida Communities Near the Beach
Melbourne, Florida

“The Place Patriots Call Home,” Indian River Colony Club is an active adult, private country club community located on Florida's east coast. Amenities include a private 18-hole golf course and country club, tennis courts, a fitness center, a large heated swimming pool, fishing, and walking & biking trails. Single-family homes are priced from $200,000 to $400,000. Read More...

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John's Island

Vero Beach, Florida Communities Near the Beach
Vero Beach, Florida

Surrounded by miles of Intracoastal Waterway and pristine beaches is this private and luxurious 1,650-acre community. World-class amenities include three championship golf courses (Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Fazio), oceanfront Beach Club, newly renovated Clubhouses, 17 Har-tru tennis courts, squash, pickleball, croquet, fitness center and outstanding social and recreational activities. Lots from $3 million to $9 million; Condominiums, Townhomes & Golf Cottages from $950,000 to $5 million; Homes from $3 million to $20 million. Read More...

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Kings Gate

Port Charlotte, Florida Communities Near the Beach
Port Charlotte, Florida

This Southwest Florida gated 55+ active adult community offers low-maintenance living and resort-style amenities near the Gulf Coast. Amenities include a clubhouse, fitness center, golf course, swimming pool, tennis courts, bocce ball, walking & biking trails, shuffleboard, and more. Villa homes priced from the $300,000s to the $400,000s Read More...

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Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach, Florida Communities Near the Beach
Daytona Beach, Florida

This Daytona Beach, Florida 55+ community inspired by the music and lifestyle of Jimmy Buffett offers resort-style amenities and low-maintenance new homes. Amenities include a fitness center, bandshell with live music, theater with stage performances and dancing, pet spa, business center, arts/crafts and card rooms, restaurant with indoor/outdoor bar, swimming pool, tennis & pickleball courts, and much more. Homes priced from the $300,000s to the high $400,000s. Read More...

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Latitude Margaritaville Watersound

Panama City Beach, Florida Communities Near the Beach
Panama City Beach, Florida

This 55-and-better community on Florida’s Emerald Coast between Pensacola and Panama City is a short drive from the scenic Highway 30A corridor and convenient to Gulf Coast beaches and the Intracoastal Waterway. Residents can enjoy an active lifestyle while appreciating the natural environment. Homes priced from the $300,000s to the $500,000s. Read More...

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Mediterra

Naples, Florida Communities Near the Beach
Naples, Florida

Buyers at this Florida Gulf Coast country club community gain access to two 18-hole Tom Fazio golf courses plus an upscale sports facility and a private beach club at nearby Bonita Beach. Homesites are priced from $328,000 to $1.925 million; New single-family luxury homes priced from $1.1 million to $7 million. Read More...

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