Explore retirement communities and find the best place to retire

Retirement Communities

Thinking about where to retire and wondering how to find a retirement community? There are several things to consider when researching retirement communities, such as location, lifestyle, amenities, and levels of care they provide. Retirement communities include senior living options for active adults who need little to no assistance, as well as assisted living, memory care, and more. This includes 55+ retirement communities, golf retirement communities, gated retirement communities, retirement resort communities, and independent living communities, to name a few. Amenities, clubs, and activities in the best retirement communities cater to health, wellness, and an active adult lifestyle.

Living in a retirement community is especially attractive to those who want to live around people in a similar stage of life. Although many retirement communities are open to all ages, there are some things all prospective residents should keep in mind. Whether you want to spend your retirement living in a luxury home or maintenance-free condominium, you've come to the right place to begin your search for the perfect retirement home.

Broken down by state, region, and city, you’ll find community details, lot and home pricing, photos, and contact information for the nation’s top retirement communities near you, or in the retirement destination you’re researching.

Filter Results (131)

Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach, Florida Retirement Community
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 high $200,000s. Read More...


Request More Information

Latitude Margaritaville Watersound

Panama City Beach, Florida Retirement Community
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 from the high $200,000s to the high $400,000s. Read More...


Request More Information

Mariner Sands Country Club

Stuart, Florida Retirement Community
Stuart, Florida

This member-owned gated golf community located in the heart of Florida’s Treasure coast has two 18-hole championship golf courses, Har-Tru tennis & pickleball courts, a clubhouse, cafe, fitness center and pool/spa complex. Condos, Villas, Cottages and Custom Homes are priced from the $150,000s to $1 million. Read More...


Request More Information

Mediterra

Naples, Florida Retirement Community
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...


Request More Information

Nocatee

Ponte Vedra, Florida Retirement Community
Ponte Vedra, Florida

Nocatee is a prominent master-planned community in Ponte Vedra, Florida that blends an array of village-like neighborhoods with schools, commercial and retail property, and more than 5,000 acres of parks and nature preserves. The community is located east of Interstate 95 midway between Jacksonville and St. Augustine. Homes, townhomes, and villas for sale span a broad range of budgets and lifestyles, priced from $400,000 to $2 million+. Read More...


Request More Information

On Top of the World Communities

Ocala, Florida Retirement Community
Ocala, Florida

Spanning over 12,000 acres amid gently rolling hills and thoroughbred horse farms in scenic Ocala, Florida, this 55+ community offers active adults three golf courses, tennis courts, recreation centers, event venues, an education center and more than 175 clubs and organizations. All homes exceed ENERGY STAR™ standards and are built with steel-reinforced concrete block construction. New homes priced from the $180,000s to the $400,000s, including lot. Read More...

Discovery Package Available
Request More Information

Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club

Vero Beach, Florida Retirement Community
Vero Beach, Florida

This 600-acre, private beach club community is situated between the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway, just north of Vero Beach, Florida. Styled in tropical elegance, this intimate club features a championship Arnold Palmer golf course, fitness and tennis centers, a spa, Beach Club and more. Members enjoy a variety of West Indies- inspired residences. Custom estate homes, courtyard cottages and oceanfront condos are priced from $800,000 to over $10 million. Read More...


Request More Information

Parkland Preserve at World Golf Village

St. Augustine, Florida Retirement Community
St. Augustine, Florida

This new active adult community in St. Augustine, Florida features resort-style amenities, quick access to the renowned World Golf Village, and single-family homes by D.R. Horton. Amenities include a clubhouse, fitness center, swimming pool, pickleball and bocce ball courts, firepit, and a dog park. Priced from the mid to upper $400,000s. Read More...


Request More Information

PGA Village Verano

Port St. Lucie, Florida Retirement Community
Port St. Lucie, Florida

PGA Village Verano is an all-inclusive golf community located in the heart of Florida’s Treasure Coast, offering resort-style amenities coupled with a wide variety of resident clubs. Additionally, golf enthusiasts living within PGA Village Verano have special access to the award-winning PGA Golf Club, featuring 54 holes of championship golf by Tom Fazio and Pete Dye. Single-family and villa homes from the upper $200,000s to the $600,000s Read More...


Request More Information

Sailfish Point Country Club

Stuart, Florida Retirement Community
Stuart, Florida

Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal, this private sea island community offers five miles of shoreline, an oceanfront Jack Nicklaus signature golf course, a full-service marina with direct ocean access, and a beachfront country club. Nearly every home is waterfront or overlooks the golf course. Lots priced from $750,000+; Rentals $7500/mo.; Golf Villas, Patio Homes, Condos, and Estate homes from $750,000 to $26 million. Read More...


Request More Information

Shea Homes® at Ocala Preserve

Ocala, Florida Retirement Community
Ocala, Florida

The master plan for this new 55+, Florida horse country resort community includes a total of 1,700 single-family homesites, with a golf course, clubhouse, tennis center and other upscale amenities. Buyers will have a choice of single-family home designs built by Shea Homes®, one of the nation's leading residential builders. Homes are approximately priced from the mid $200,000s to the $400,000s. Read More...


Request More Information

Solivita

Poinciana, Florida Retirement Community
Poinciana, Florida

This Central Florida 55+ active adult community currently encompasses 12 neighborhoods with Tuscan-style detached and attached single-family homes. Amenities include two 18-hole championship golf courses, spa & fitness center, ballroom, 18 lighted tennis and pickleball courts and two restaurants. The community’s Waterfront Galleries include a computer lab, billiards parlor, library, and art studios. Homes priced from the $200,000s to the $550,000s. Read More...


Request More Information

The Club at Ibis

West Palm Beach, Florida Retirement Community
West Palm Beach, Florida

This established South Florida country club community features a unique trio of Nicklaus-family golf courses, including the acclaimed Legend course developed by golfing great Jack Nicklaus. Lots from $300,000; Single-family homes, condos, and townhomes within The Club at Ibis are priced from $300,000 to over $1 million. Read More...


Request More Information

The Islands on the Manatee River

Parrish (Sarasota/Bradenton), Florida Retirement Community
Parrish (Sarasota/Bradenton), Florida

Situated on a 225-acre secluded island, this gated community features estate-sized lots with views of nature preserves and the Manatee River, minutes from downtown Sarasota, St. Petersburg, and Tampa Bay. Private docks provide boaters with direct access to the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay. An optional membership to the Golf & Country Club offers championship golf, tennis, fitness center and spa, and a restaurant and lounge. Lots priced from the $300,000s to over $600,000; Homes from the $800,000s to over $2 million. Read More...

Discovery Package Available
Request More Information

Twin Lakes

St. Cloud, Florida Retirement Community
St. Cloud, Florida

This central Florida active adult community is just minutes from the attractions of Orlando. Adults aged 55 and over enjoy a low-maintenance lakefront lifestyle with a variety of amenities to stay active. There is a clubhouse, fitness center, ballroom, swimming pool, tennis, pickleball, bocce, and more. A full-time lifestyle director coordinates a full calendar of events and activities. Homes priced from $290,000 to $470,000; Courtyard/Patio Villas from $230,000 to $260,000. Read More...


Request More Information

Valencia Grand

Boynton Beach, Florida Retirement Community
Boynton Beach, Florida

This 55+ luxury adult community is convenient to downtown Boynton Beach, the Intracoastal Waterway and Atlantic oceanfront. Residents can enjoy an active lifestyle all year round, with fitness, swimming, tennis, pickleball, and plenty of social activities. Homes priced from the $900,000s to over $1 million. Read More...


Request More Information

Valencia Walk at Riverland

Port St. Lucie, Florida Retirement Community
Port St. Lucie, Florida

This new 55+ community in Port St. Lucie, Florida offers resort-style amenities designed for active adults and new homes with luxury features. Amenities include a clubhouse, fitness center, swimming pool, walking & biking trails, tennis & pickleball courts, bocce ball, and more. Homes priced from the $400,000s. Read More...

Discovery Package Available
Request More Information

Veranda Preserve

Port St. Lucie, Florida Retirement Community
Port St. Lucie, Florida

A brand-new “55 and Better” active adult community on Florida’s Treasure Coast offering single-family homes designed for one-story living. Residents can enjoy resort-style amenities, social activities and more. Homes priced from the high $200,000s to the $400,000s. Read More...


Request More Information

Village Green Active 55+ Resort

St. Petersburg, Florida Retirement Community
St. Petersburg, Florida

Located in St. Petersburg, Florida, this 55+ manufactured home community for active adults features luxury amenities and year-round social activities. Amenities include a clubhouse, heated swimming pool, walking & biking trails, stocked fishing lake, shuffleboard court, barbecue area, RV storage, and more. Homes priced from $19,900 to $159,900; rentals are available. Read More...


Request More Information

Villages of Citrus Hills

Citrus Hills, Florida Retirement Community
Citrus Hills, Florida

Set amidst gently rolling hills in the heart of Citrus County along Florida's Nature Coast, the Villages of Citrus Hills is characterized as the state's only coastal locale appointed with lush vistas and rolling hills to 260 feet above sea level. Amenities include golf, tennis and fitness centers, fine dining, swimming and social clubs. Traditional single-family homes, detached villas and carriage homes priced from the $400,000s to $1.5 million. Read More...

Discovery Package Available
Request More Information