Latitude Margaritaville communities win Grand Aurora Awards for Best 55+ Living Communities

Daytona Beach and Hilton Head locations recognized for excellence in community design



Orlando, FL — Latitude Margaritaville by Minto Communities was recognized with a total of five Grand Aurora and Silver Awards at the 2018 Southeast Building Conference presented by the Southeast Building Council (SEBC) in Orlando in August.


The SEBC presents the largest building industry trade show in the southeast. The 2018 Aurora competition drew 400 entries from 12 states in 70 categories that were reviewed by a panel of building industry leaders. The Aurora Awards are presented annually for community planning, product design, and interior merchandising. The Excel Awards recognize achievements in marketing, advertising and sales.


Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach received a Grand Aurora Award for Best 55+ Living Community For Sale, and two Silver Awards for Best 55+ Living Community For Sale and Best Community Site Plan. Latitude Margaritaville Hilton Head won a Grand Aurora Award and Silver award for Best 55+ Living Community On-the-Boards.


Latitude Margaritaville has redefined the approach to active adult communities with a dynamic all-new concept in 55-and-better living for those who are growing older, but not up. Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach, Florida, and Latitude Margaritaville Hilton Head, South Carolina, both opened within the past year and feature nine designer models with Margaritaville-inspired décor. A third Latitude Margaritaville, located in Watersound, Florida in Florida’s Panhandle, is in the planning stages for a 2020 opening.

“Minto is honored to receive this significant industry recognition,” notes Minto’s Latitude Margaritaville Division President William Bullock. “We are particularly gratified to be recognized for our Latitude Margaritaville communities within their first year of opening. There is nothing else like the Latitude Margaritaville lifestyle, and consumer interest continues to be phenomenal.”


Latitude Margaritaville communities present residents with walkable neighborhoods, golf cart friendly streets and an impressive range of resort-level amenities with Margaritaville-inspired names that include Latitude Town Square, Last Mango Theater, Workin’ N’ Playin’ Center, Latitude Bar & Chill Restaurant, Paradise Pool and more. Villa and single-family homes capture the “no worries” tropical vibe of the communities with names like Antigua, Jamaica, Coconut, Parrot and Trinidad. Homes range in size from 1,503 to 2,564 square feet under air, and range in price starting from $243,990. The Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach sales center is located at 2400 LPGA Boulevard in Daytona Beach, Florida. The Latitude Margaritaville Hilton Head sales center is located at 356 Latitude Boulevard, Hardeeville, South Carolina on Highway 278, two-and-a-half miles east of I-95. For information, visit



About Latitude Margaritaville

Latitude Margaritaville is a new portfolio of active adult communities developed by the global lifestyle brand Margaritaville and master developer Minto Communities. Offering resort-style amenities, Latitude Margaritaville is the ideal destination for those looking to live the Margaritaville lifestyle as they grow older, but not up. The communities feature a resort-style pool, fitness activities, game and hobby rooms, arts and learning programs, live entertainment, signature Margaritaville food and beverage concepts, and more. The first Latitude Margaritaville community in Daytona Beach, Florida was ranked the nation’s most popular active adult community of 2018 by The second location in Hilton Head, South Carolina opened earlier this year and plans are underway for additional locations in some of the nation’s most popular destinations, including Watersound, Florida in the Florida Panhandle.

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