Meet the Del Webb Communities on 55Places’ Top Ten List for 2019, a realty resource for active adult communities, recently released their list of 55 Best 55+ Active Adult Communities of 2019. We were thrilled to see that so many Del Webb communities made the cut, with 5 active senior living communities making the top 10!


If you’re searching for a great active adult community for your next home, why not give one of these a try? At Del Webb we strive to build vibrant communities and beautifully designed homes to help our residents lead a life well led. 


1. Del Webb Ponte Vedra – Nocatee, FL (ranked #7)

Del Webb Ponte Vedra is a 55+ community in Jacksonville, Florida, just a few minutes north of St. Augustine. This sprawling coastal community has several condominium floor plans to choose from with a selection of personalization options to help you craft a home that caters to your lifestyle. With a variety of amenities available, Ponte Vedra residents never have to ask themselves, “What will I do today?” There are 6 miles of winding nature trails, a community garden, and the Anastasia Club, a 37,000 sq. ft. community center housing an indoor pool, fitness center, café, as well as the Sand Castle Spa.


Located within the master-planned community of Nocatee, you will also be able to enjoy the many amenities of the Nocatee area as well, like the Nocatee Greenway with its miles of trails and the Splash Water Park for some fun with the grandkids. Sports fans will love cheering on the nearby Jacksonville Jaguars at TIAA Bank Stadium.  And for art and shopping, drive over to historic St. Augustine and enjoy the historic architecture, specialty stores, and charm of this 16th century town.


If you would like to experience Ponte Vedra life for yourself, check out our Explore Del Webb program. Day and overnight passes are available to guests to experience our premier 55+ community life first hand. For more details, please call 866-239-2502.


2. Sun City Hilton Head – Bluffton, SC (ranked #3)

Sun City Hilton Head in Bluffton, South Carolina is the largest active adult community in South Carolina and sits a few miles from famous Hilton Head Island. This picturesque 55 and over community offers single story home designs from several home collections able to fit any budget. Sun City Hilton Head has generous amenities including 3 community golf courses, each with its own clubhouse, 2 on-site restaurants, and a 540-seat theater located in the expansive arts center. 


Right across the May River you’ll find Hilton Head Island with its pristine beaches and Southern coastal charm. You’ll find plenty to entertain you from golfing to fishing to shopping. History buffs can take a tour of the iconic Harbor Town Lighthouse on the island’s south end or learn about the historic Gullah people at the Gullah museum. For some shopping, stroll down Main Street Village to browse the local boutiques and shops. You’ll find plenty of fine dining, but if you want to make your meal extra special or romantic, why not try a dinner cruise and see the beauty of the Carolina marshes while you dine?


Try Sun City Hilton Head for yourself with our Explore Del Webb program. Visitors can choose from day and overnight passes and will be paired up with a resident ambassador to show them around this premier senior living community. All the community amenities will be available for you to use and overnight guests will be provided with a furnished house during their stay. To learn more about Explore Del Webb, please visit the Sun City Hilton Head community page.


3. Sun City Texas – Georgetown, TX (ranked #2)

Sun City Texas is in the beautiful Texas Hill County, just north of Austin, Texas, in the historic town of Georgetown. With single story detached homes in 3 different home collections to choose from, residents are sure to find a floor plan that fits their needs and their budget. Among the Sun City Texas’s many amenities are 12 miles of beautiful nature trails, a woodworking shop, and 3 on-site golf courses.


To see all the sites of nearby Austin, it’s only a short drive down I-35. Here, residents will find plenty of entertainment, dining, and shopping. Sports fans can cheer on the University of Texas at a Longhorns game. Indulge in some retail therapy at the Domain with shops like Neiman Marcus, lululemon, and Coach. Take advantage of the mild weather and enjoy the natural beauty of Austin at any of the numerous parks, such as Zilker Metropolitan Park, famous for its crystal clear, spring-fed pool that doubles as a swimming hole come summertime.


Experience life at Sun City Texas for yourself through our Explore Del Webb program. We offer day and overnight passes to potential new residents and pair them with a resident ambassador to show them the sites. You’ll be able to use community amenities and experience a community activity during your stay. Please visit the community page for more details on the Explore Del Webb program.


If you’d like to see the complete list of communities that made the list, you can read the full article here. In total, 26 Del Webb communities were ranked. We are honored that our residents think so highly of our communities and we will continue our mission to build vibrant communities that provide active adults with plenty of opportunity to stay active and connect.



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Published 9.27.19

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