Red Door Realty Group: Featured Active Adult Communities


One of the area’s most sought-after Active Adult Communities for retirement is Northeast Florida. The great appeal is pleasant weather and miles of stunning beaches on the Atlantic Ocean. The indoor and outdoor recreational options for retired and active adults are extensive. Florida’s First Coast (Northeast Florida) expands from Flagler county all the north to the Georgia state line.

Many local 55-plus age communities have a more tranquil vibe than other highly congested Florida’s east coast areas. Besides Jacksonville and Gainesville, the Northeast Florida area is relatively rural with abundant flora. If you are looking for a more tranquil active lifestyle, then the First Coast is where you should call home!

Climate & Geography

An appeal for retirees and active adults is the mild Climate of Northeast Florida and the enjoyment of four seasons with temperatures rarely dipping below freezing. Summer temperatures range from the high 90s to low 70s, and winter temperatures are in the upper 60s during the daytime and mid-40s at night time.

There are numerous Active adult communities located within the thirteen counties of the Northeast Florida area. Active adult communities can be found in communities such as St. Augustine, St. Johns, Jacksonville, The Beaches, Amelia Island & Fernandina Beach.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

The First Coast offers an abundance of cultural and recreational attractions for retirees and active adults. With many 55+ neighborhoods located near the coast, there are numerous water-related activities such as fishing, surfing, snorkeling, boating, or just chillin on the beach. West of the coast offers hunting, camping, hiking, kayaking and canoeing.

St. Augustine is the oldest city in America. It offers an array of attractions and extensive dining and shopping options for all tastes and budgets!

Jacksonville features two professional sports teams, The Jacksonville Jaguars Football and the Jacksonville Icemen Hockey.

Cost of Living & Taxes

Compared to other areas of Florida, Age-restricted homes in Northeast Florida are reasonably priced. Residents can expect a slightly lower cost of living than in other areas of Florida. Active Adult Communities near waterways, the ocean, and Jacksonville will command the highest price.


Healthcare options in the First Coast are abundant near 55+ communities. Jacksonville is home to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic along with hospitals such as St. Vincents, St. Lukes, Baptist, Wolfson and more.