Top 55+ Active Adult Communities of 2018

Kings Point – Sun City Center, Florida

Kings Point – Sun City Center, Florida


With an ever increasing amount of active adult communities to choose from, aging individuals and retirees have more options than ever when choosing the perfect 55-plus community. Here’s a list, compiled by 55Places, of the ten best 55-plus active adult communities of 2018.

1. Sun City Hilton Head – Bluffton, South Carolina
Sun City Hilton Head – Bluffton, South Carolina

This vibrant active adult community tops the list for a second year in a row. Sun City Hilton Head is a gated community featuring resort-style amenities and activities, multiple fitness centers and pools, and three golf courses.

Check out new home listings for this community on NewHomeSource.com.

2. On Top of the World – Ocala, Florida
On Top of the World – Ocala, Florida

This community is large, with 10,000 homes at build out! On Top of the World has several clubhouses, three golf courses, and tennis courts. The community is home to an endless stream of concerts, dances, and parties, so don’t expect to ever get bored here!

Explore listings in this community on NewHomeSource.com.

3. Sun City Shadow Hills – Indio, California

Located in Coachella valley, this community is a perfect retreat for active adults. The list of amenities includes a golf course, two large clubhouses, and activities and events, just to name a few.

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4. City Grand – Surprise, Arizona

This Del Webb community near Phoenix is smaller, but residents cherish its quieter location.

Check out other homes built by Del Webb on NewHomeSource.com.

5. Solivita – Kissimmee, Florida
Solivita in Kissimmee, Fl.

Solivita, located in central Arizona, boasts the natural beauty of its area, a vast amount of recreational activities, and enough going on to keep you busy!

Explore new home listings in this community on NewHomeSource.com.

6. Sun City Texas – Georgetown, Texas
Sun City Texas – Georgetown, Texas

Three world-class golf courses, two fitness centers, outdoor sports fields, a lakeside amphitheater, a pool, the list goes on of the amenities here at Sun City Texas.

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7. Trilogy Orlando – Groveland, Florida
Trilogy Orlando – Groveland, Florida

Shea Homes’ Trilogy Orlando is an energy-efficient community with a 57,000 square-foot clubhouse, with plenty of amenities to please residents of all stages of life.

Check out these new home listings on NewHomeSource.com.

8. Stone Creek – Ocala, Florida
Stone Creek  Ocala Florida

Located in the horse capital of the world, Stone Creek in Ocala, Florida is a gated community offering new, energy-efficient single-family homes. The community swimming pools are heated for chilly fall nights, or go enjoy the golf course and bocce ball club.

Check out the new home listings for this community on NewHomeSource.com.

9. Saddlebrooke – Tucson, Arizona

At the base of the Santa Catalina Mountains, this community features a line-up of amenities, social clubs, and activities. Miles of scenic walking and biking trails are a perfect way to spend your evenings.

Check out other homes built by Robson Communities on NewHomeSource.com.

10. Kings Point – Sun City Center, Florida
Kings Point – Sun City Center, Florida

Florida’s abundant sunshine makes this a community to flock to. With beaches nearby, and plenty of amenities like a fitness center and sports courts, there’s endless entertainment at Kings Point.

Shop new home listings for this community on NewHomeSource.com.

What do you think about these 55-plus new home communities? Tell us about your favorites in the comments below, and be sure to check out our 55+ Learning Center for more articles, and to easily search for your dream 55-plus community.

Shannon Wilson is a Digital Content Associate for Builders Digital Experience (BDX). Her main role is to create video content, write and edit articles for NewHomeSource.com and HomLuv.com. Shannon graduated from Texas Tech University in May 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in Electronic Media and Communications. 

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