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Retirement Communities (52)

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This South Florida retirement communities page is page two of six of Florida Retirement communities. This area is known for its warm tropical climate and historical and cultural amenities.

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Palm Beach County: Jupiter, West Palm Beach, Wellington, Lake Worth, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Boca Raton

Broward County: Coconut Creek Pompano Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, Parkland

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Cresswind at Palm Beach amenities areaCresswind Palm Beach at Westlake

 $400's Cresswind Palm Beach at Westlake - By award-winning Kolter Homes - new Florida town called Westlake - 2 to 5-bedroom homes.  Planned amenities for an active lifestyle include:

  • Clubhouse with full-time Lifestyle Director
  • Resort-styled pool and spa
  • Fitness Center 
  • Outdoor recreational amenities including pickle ball courts, walk trails, bocce ball and tennis
  • Social clubs and activities
  • Dog Park
  • And much more

Priced from $400's to $600's - 5615 St. Armands Way,  Westlake - 561-476-0051 - Open daily 10-6 or schedule your tour from their website.

Boynton Beach

$950's  Valencia Grand - By GL Homes - Newest 55 plus community in Boynton Beach features resort-style living and a clubhouse with world-class amenities - Enjoy 5 unique features:

  • poolside bar
  • pampering at mind and body spa
  • multi-sport simulator
  • indoor pickle ball courts
  • Yoga Garden - dedicated space

Also: Encore Restaurant and Bar is for inside or outside dining, multiple pools and spas, multi-millions entrance, social activities, and more. 12775 Old Tortuga Way, Boynton Beach Fl - 561-738-5100 - Open Daily 9-5

See a quick profile of Boynton Beach, Florida, with some interesting facts about the area.

Delray Beach

  • $400's Avalon Trails - Delray Beach by Lennar -  Small resort-styled 55+ community - Villas and singles start $400's - Pickle ball courts; close to best beaches; surrounded by nature preserves; access to I-95 for nightlife and entertainment in area - 14832 Three Ponds Trail - 855-968-1434 - Call for appointment or virtual appointment.

Palm Beach Gardens

  • $600's Regency at Avenir - Planned 469 large single ranch homes by Toll Brothers in a resort-style community with many planned amenities at the private clubhouse. Within the master planned community of Avenir.  Designer homes have spacious bedrooms, luxury baths, and open floor plans full of light.  Starting prices from $600's.  9878 Regency Way, Palm Beach Gardens - 855-776-8655 - Open Daily or schedule a tour from their website.  

Resale 55+ in Palm Beach County


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Affluent, upscale area.

  • Fisherman's Landing - Over 55 boating community with ramps and rentable docks - smaller homes and villas than usual for this area for a comfortable senior lifestyle.  Amenities include pool, clubhouse and outdoor recreation.  Lower H/O fees.  Near North County Aquatic Center for more water activities.  Minutes to beach.  Resales.
    H/O address: 
    1030 Stillwater Drive - Jupiter

Not Over 55 in Jupiter:

  • Jonathans Landing - We list this community because it is a large community and one of Florida's oldest golf and waterfront communities offering many lifestyle options with smaller condos.  Lots of golf in community and area.  On 600 acres.
  • Jupiter Bay - Another not age restricted choice in Jupiter - we list this for your consideration because there are numerous small 1- and 2-bedroom condos which would fit those looking for 2nd homes, rentals or permanent living near the water and shopping and dining.  High investor ownership.

West Palm Beach Resales (3)

Lovely, in demand and upscale area in Palm Beach County.

  • Windjammer at Baywinds -  Master-planned community of Baywinds with 1082 units of singles, attached villas and condos - Developed by Lennar - Manned gatehouse and short drive to I-95.  All homes are sold - see local Realtors. Access through a Realtor to tour.  5200 West Palm Beach Dr. (Main entrance)
  • The Estates at Baywinds - 5200 West Palm Beach Dr.   Located within master planned community of Baywinds.   Developed by Engle - home concierge - Resales.
  • Cypress Trail Condos - 3430 Cypress Trail - West Palm Beach - Minutes to I-95 - 2- and 3-bedroom apartment-styled with pool, tennis and golf amenities. 

Wellington (2)

Only 2 communities found in the popular town of Wellington, also known for its population of equestrians. 

  • Buena Vida  Wellington - Upscale, resort-like, gated community with 24 hour security office.  Near shopping, freeways and medical.  Beautiful landscaping with oval pool surrounded by palms.  449 luxury homes.  Resales.
    Phone: 561-442-9191 - 1961 Via Buena Vida
  • Mayfair - Southshore Blvd at Forest Hill Blvd - Built in 2006 - 112 3-bedroom mediterranean-styled townhomes and coach homes - electronic gate.  Clubhouse and amenities.  Walk to shopping.

Lake Worth (1)

Another beautiful and upscale area in Palm.

  • Bellaggio - Now Sold Out -  Luxury guard-gated community of 1000+ large, mediterranean-styled, single homes amid meticulous landscaping with many amenities to enjoy the Florida lifestyle.  By Ansca Homes.   Hypoluxo Road and Lantana Road near State Road 7.  6525 Bellaggio Lakes Blvd., Lake Worth - 561-439-8211 - Short drive to Atlantic beaches.  Resale homes for sale listed on their website.
  • Villagio - Resales Only - See local Realtors.  538 single-family homes By Ansca Homes.  Lyons Rd., Lake Worth

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Boca Raton Sold

Boca Flores -  Sold out - Boca Raton - Small Del Webb community of carriage homes and villas in upscale Boca Raton.  Started upper $400's.  Gated with walking path and open spaces for outdoor entertaining.  Located next to Boca Lago Country Club with golfcourse and tennis.  Pool and cabana.  8665 Juego Way, Boca Raton 

Boynton Beach (21)

Very popular area for retirees and has the most communities.  See a review of Boynton Beach.

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  • Valencia Bay - Sold - Resort southern Florida 55+ community by GL Homes in Palm Beach County.  Large single homes started  from $600's.  Luxury amenities. Main pool and grandchildren's pool, social activities with Director and more. Impressive entry with water jets. 12802 Whitehorn Way, Boynton Beach 
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  • Valencia Cove  - Luxury community by GL Homes - Were priced from $400's to $700's.  Close to everything in Palm Beach County. Popular community sold out.  9288 Lake Royal Rd. 
  • Valencia Reserve Boynton Beach - GL Homes resort-styled community - Price: $$$-$$$$$$  - Clubhouse, amenities.  Sold out.  9288 Lake Royal Road  
  • $1 Mil's Valencia Sound - Elegant southern Florida 55 community by GL Homes in Boynton Beach.  Single homes with clubhouse, pool, recreation and much more.  Also, a full-service restaurant and a Racquet Club where tournaments take place.  Four collections.
  • Avalon Estates - Gated and guarded featuring a large clubhouse, tennis, pool, and activity director.  365 homes Large homes on either zero lot lines or full-size lots. Resales - landscaping features lots of palm trees and meticulously groomed lots.  Many homes with mediterranean roofs.
    Hagan Ranch Rd. between Woolbright and Atlantic.
  • Cascade Lakes in Boynton Beach (Pelican Cove Dr.) - Guard-gated community of 600 single homes and 8 lakes.  Clubhouse, pool, spa, tennis and more.
    Call main office for more information: 561-737-9986
  • The Club in Boynton Beach - 10294 Copper Lake Dr Boynton Beach FL
  • Coral Lakes  Boynton Beach on 580 acres and 15 lakes - looking for a resort feeling - 72,000SF clubhouse, 7 pools including indoor and outdoor pools, activities and much more in upscale community on Jog Rd. Resale or leased homes.
  • The Grove West Boynton - 501 single family and coach homes  - recreational amenities and activities. Guard-gated.  Estate homes and coach homes.  10 Lakes - Boynton Beach Blvd. 14 mile west of Hagen Rd.- 561-733-8746 for more information.
  • Grove Isles  Boynton - small guard-gated community of 125 single homes with recreational amenities - pool, and tennis. 
    On Jog Road.  
  • Lakeridge Falls - Boynton Beach - spacious resale homes - A gorgeous guard-gated, waterfall entry will take you to non-equity golf, pool, clubhouse.  Many with views.  
    12301 Lakeridge Falls Dr. - See local Realtors for resales
  • Lakeridge Greens Boynton Beach - Gated community on the west side of Jog Rd. - Phone: 561-735-3177 - 6824 Sun River Road   
  • Majestic Isles - Boynton Beach - gated community of 450 homes with 16,000SF clubhouse and activities in resort environment.  10860 Imperial Seas Blvd.
  • Mizner Falls - gorgeous lush landscaping and 225 spacious homes - elegant entrance - all the amenities.
    7200 West Boynton Beach Blvd.
  • Royal Lakes  Boynton Beach -  Royal Club Dr. - small community of 168 homes with pool and more. 
  • Tivoli Lakes  - 324 homes in European style including some estates.  Clubhouse, fitness, pool, tennis and more.  By Castle Management.  Phone:  561-733-0024
  • Tivoli Reserve - Boynton Beach - spacious homes started in $300's - 220 singles - estate sized-lots - active adult 80/20 community means 80% of community must be over 55 - if this requirement is met, they can sell to buyers under 55.  Check with community to see the status of the rule.  Clubhouse, pool, tennis.  11045 Via Sorrento
  • Palm Isles - Boynton Beach - Guard gated community featuring six floor plans. Community clubhouse and amenities.  Ph: 561-369-2995 - 9545 Palm Isles Dr. - contact local Realtors for resales. 
  • Palm Beach Leisureville - Boynton Beach - Very convenient to South Florida cities of West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton and Delray Beach and 2 airports. Large reasonably priced community with many amenities including 18-hole golf course.
  • Cascades Boynton Beach - Single homes with luxury amenities including pool with lanai, clubhouse. Cascades Cafe for breakfast or lunch. Lushly landscaped with palms and waterfall entry for a resort environment.
  • Ponte Vecchio - Boynton Beach - Resort guard-gated community of single-level homes in luxury environment. Pool and clubhouse, tennis, activities and more.
  • Ponte Vecchio West - 7550 Treviso Lane, Boynton Beach - Gated luxury community of 253 homes. Indoor and outdoor pool, an outdoor spa, tennis courts, and a full-time social director.
  • Tuscany Bay Boynton Beach spacious homes.
    Hagan Ranch Rd.
  • Venetian Isles - Guard gated community of 1060 homes and villas. Located off Lyons Rd.  Enjoy shopping in Boynton and West Palm Beach areas. Aqua track walking pool, olympic-sized pool, internet cafe and more.  Phone:  561-735-9168

Delray Beach resales (8)

Many communities for over 55 in this area are located along Jog Rd. and also Hagen Ranch Rd.   

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  • Valencia Palms by GL Homes - South Del Ray Beach - Price-$$, Size-Medium - Resort Style - South Del Ray Beach - South Palm Beach County. By GL Homes. Resales.
  • Valencia Falls - Over 700 homes sold in a guarded and gated community on Hagen Ranch Rd between Atlantic and Boynton Beach Blvd.  The lushest landscaping beautifies this community filled with activities.  Resales.
  • Floral Lakes - Gated community with resort amenities.
    Phone: 561-865-4198 (H/O assoc.) - 15301 Floral Club Rd, Delray Beach 
  • Four Seasons at Delray Beach - By K Hovnanian - Price: $$$ Spacious homes up to 4 bedrooms in Southern Florida and Palm Beach County. Started low $300's to $500's.  14566 Jetty Lane 
  • Villa Borghese - Sold Out - Over 600 single-family homes in a gated community with resort amenities.   Lush landscaping and miles of walking paths.  Bet Jog Rd and Hagen Ranch and Lake Ida Rd.
    6770 Via Villa Borghese, Delray Beach 
  • Vizcaya - Over 500 single homes in gated community started in mid-$200's. Located on Atlantic Ave, 1 mile from Florida's turnpike.
  • Delray Villas - Between Lake Ida Rd and Via Delray off of El Clair Ranch Rd., Delray - 491 single or duplex villas - non-gated community keeps fees low - 2 clubhouses, activities, heated pool and lap pool and more.  Sold out.
  • Huntington Pointe - Gated well-landscaped community of 1096 villas and condos in four-story buildings.  4 pools, activities, tennis; health club features pool, sauna, steam and more.  Short drive to beach.  On Jog Rd by Atlantic Ave.  Sold out

Boca Raton (1)

  • Maranatha  in Boca Raton - Small condo community built in 60's.  Three 2-story buildings of one-bedroom units.  Owner occupied units due to no renting is allowed.  The Atlantic ocean is one mile east.  20 miles to international airports. Mizner Falls shopping.

Broward County  

Parkland in popular Coral Springs area:

  • $600's The Falls at Parkland - By Ryan Homes in Parkland - Single homes shown by appointment online or in person. Premier spacious homes in gated resort-styled community. 3 collections.  Call for appointment 954-228-7469
  •  The Falls at Parkland Villas - By Ryan Homes - Tour by appointment only 954-228-7532.  Spacious single-story villas in resort-style living.  Amenities include gated, large clubhouse, pool, social rooms, fitness center and much more.   Check status.
  • $700's Four Seasons at Parkland - in Broward County by K Hovnanian.  Going quickly.  Around 700 single homes for 55+ on 100+ acres on the south side of Loxahatchee Road in Parkland near Coral Springs (please verify all information).  Homes pricing starts upper $700's for large homes from 2000-3600SF (verify square footage). Approx. 12 miles to the beach and less than an hour to Miami.   Clubhouse and amenities.  9344 Porto Way, Parkland - 561-532-1330 - Open daily

Coconut Creek (1)

  • Wynmoor Village - Coconut Creek near Fort Lauderdale and Coral Springs - Previously Leisure World at Coconut Creek - Very large resale condominium community with many outstanding amenities and golf club. 6 miles to beach. See local Realtors.  Phone: 954-978-2600 (8-3pm) Address: 1310 Avenue of Stars, Coconut Creek, 33066

Pompano Beach (1)

John Knox Village southern Florida retirement communityJohn Knox Village retirement community
  • John Knox Village - Continuing care community - Independent and assisted living apartments and villas on large campus.  Entry fee. 651 SW 6th Street - Ph: 800-998-5669

Note: CCRC's (continuing care retirement community) usually require an entry fee plus monthly fee in return for lifetime care.  You start out with a fully independent lifestyle, and, if needed at any time in the future, there is assisted living, healthcare, and nursing available to you.  Always check the financial stability of the community and read contracts carefully.  Verify all information as it can vary with community.

Pembroke Pines (2)

Not pretentious and more affordable than its neighbors, Coral Gables, Miami or Ft. Lauderdale, the smaller city of Pembroke Pines in warm southeast Florida may have what you're looking for:  Southern Florida lifestyle--good base for fishing, boating and all water sports. A few minutes to the ocean amenities of South Florida.

  • Hollybrook Golf and Tennis Club - Pembroke Pines - Resale Condominium apartments - Resort-styled community with free 18-hole championship golf (verify), pool, clubhouse and more. For travelers, the Pembroke Pines area is between Fort Lauderdale and Miami, near 2 airports and cruise ship ports. Also, seasonal rentals listed on their website.
  • Century Village Retirement Community - Pembroke Pines Price-$ to $$$, Size-Large - Pembroke Pines - Large gated older community with resales only. Variety of home styles. Fishing, swimming and sailing are on-site. Also see their other community locations in Florida shown on their website. 

Rentals on the Gold Coast:

Fort Lauderdale

  • Gateway Terrace - Studios and 1-bedroom subsidized apartments. Waterfront community with pool, barber/beauty shop, country store and more.  Beautiful location overlooking waterway.  Section 8.
    1943 NE Sixth Court, Ft. Lauderdale - 954-463-6721
  • Forest Trace - Gated, luxury, resort-style rental living - 1 and 2-bedroom apartments - assisted living available.  Housekeeping included in monthly rent.
    5500 NW 69th Ave., Lauderhill - 954-369-4394
  • Independence Hall - Independent and assisted living apartments. Fine amenities of a resort hotel.   1639 NE 26th Street - Phone: 954-563-6232

Miami-Dade -


  • The Palace at Coral Gables - Very luxurious community on the Golden Mile in Coral Gables. Minutes to ocean and upscale shopping at the Miracle Mile.   240 studio, 1 and 2-bedroom apts. Now open for tours.
    One Andalusia Ave., Coral Gables - 305-445-7444
  • East Ridge Retirement Community  - Miami - Old Miami on 76 acres, 24-Hr gated community, apartment homes, assisted living available.
    19301 S.W. 87th Ave., Cutler Bay - 786-842-4596

newest communities in south florida

  •  Cresswind Palm Beach at Westlake - Westlake - $400's-$600's
  • Regency at Avenir - Palm Beach Gardens - $600's
  • Avalon Trails - Delray Beach - $400's
  • The Falls at Parkland - $700's
  • The Falls at Parkland Villas - $600's
  • Valencia Grand - Boynton Beach - $950's

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