The United States Sunbelt continues to attract retired baby boomers year after year, and it’s no wonder as to why. The warmer weather is easier on the body, the cost of healthcare and living expenses are lower, and the relaxed, friendly lifestyle help make the most of valuable retirement funds and precious years. Many of these locations are already popular vacation destinations, and in an Equity Lifestyle community location, making your retirement dreams a reality can be more affordable than you think.
Florida is home to white sandy beaches, warm, beautiful year-round weather, fine dining, and world-class shopping. Residents of Florida enjoy the laid back lifestyle, and stress free atmosphere where the average year round temperature ranges from 68-77 degrees Fahrenheit. Florida has always been seen as one of the top destinations to retirees with over 90 communities Equity Lifestyle Properties has the perfect place for you!
Topping the list is Sarasota, Florida, a growing community with a huge cultural scene. Residents of this up and coming yet historical town enjoy the many theatrical shows and music festivals planned throughout the year. Sarasota has golf courses, grocery stores, medical services, and easy access to the Gulf of Mexico boasting fun and relaxation with a small town feel. If you’re looking to retire here, be sure to check out Colony Cove, a resort-style community designed around an active adult lifestyle. With friendly residents, a beautiful marina, waterfront views, this master planned community has something for everyone.
Head south of Sarasota, to sunny Venice, Florida, known as the “shark tooth capital of the world”. Venice is known for its spectacular shoreline and white sandy Gulf beaches. With a wonderful downtown complete with Mediterranean style shops and brightly colored buildings you’ll never run out of things to do in Venice. Check out Bay Indies, a friendly, tropical community with over 80 social clubs to join, and new two bedroom homes starting from just $49,900. Continue reading