How to Identify the Best Retirement Communities in Florida

Best Retirement Communities in FloridaThere are many listings claiming to identify the “best retirement communities in Florida.” But if you’re an older adult who’s planning to start Chapter 2 in the Sunshine State, it’s important to find the best retirement community for you – not a community that fits someone else’s checklist. If you’re on the hunt for a Florida community for active adults 55 and older that has a great location, a championship golf course, and plenty of resort-style amenities, make sure you consider Cypress Lakes® in Lakeland. We live up to the term “active retirement community” in a big way.

Activities That Add Spice to Life

The best retirement communities in Florida offer organized activities that make it easier for older adults to socialize and develop lasting relationships. At Cypress Lakes®, we have an activities director on staff to organize community-wide events, plus dozens of clubs that host activities to appeal to a wide variety of interests. For example, we have events that appeal to:


Are you a golfer who enjoys a little friendly competition? We have two 18-hole golf courses that provide the perfect setting for numerous tournaments throughout the year. This is a great way to get to know your neighbors.


Can you picture yourself sampling wine and cheese with neighbors while your canine companion munches on a dog cookie? Then you’ll enjoy our Yappy Hour event. We also have a dog park that makes it easy for you and your pup to socialize with our many other pet-lovers at Cypress Lakes®.

Artists and Performers

Whether you’d like to show off your artwork at our annual craft fair or strut your stuff on stage at one of our talent shows, you’ll find plenty of ways to take the spotlight when you choose to live at Cypress Lakes®.

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Schedule a Community Tour

The best way to determine whether any retirement community in Florida is the ideal one for you is to schedule an in-person visit. The Lifestyle Team at Cypress Lakes® will be delighted to show you around our beautiful gated community. Contact us today to schedule a tour.