Plantation Golf and Country Club, IslandWalk at West Villages, Sarasota National and Venetian Falls are some of the communities for over-55 in Venice, Florida, according to 55Places.com. Many of these active adult retirement communities are close to amenities and have facilities that support a maintenance-free active lifestyle.
Many communities offer facilities such as swimming pools, gyms, tennis courts and golf courses, as well as a wide variety of social activities like casino trips, group travel and dance and craft classes. Some of them are within walking distance to a grocery or shopping mall. Each community sets its own rules, and according to DiscoverVeniceandSarasota.com, some of them restrict all residents to 55+ years of age, while others only require at least one of the homeowners or residents to be 55 or older.