If you want to live out your golden years in luxury, here are 10 retirement communities to consider from GOBankingRates:
Rio Verde Community and Country Club in Rio Verde, Arizona. The community has 1,000 custom-built homes that start at $350,000 and top out at over a $1 million. Rio Verde has two traditional-style golf courses and opportunities for outdoor activities like horseback riding, hiking and cycling.
Sun City Hilton Head in Bluffton, South Carolina. There are 8,000 homes here that start at $200,000. This community is located near Hilton Head Island, which means water activities, shopping and plenty of restaurants. Sun City Hilton Head boats pools, fitness centers, golf courses, tennis courts and pickleball, among other amenities.
The Villages in The Villages, Florida. Living in this community starts at $115,000 and can end up costing you more than a $1 million.The Villages features ample opportunities to stay active, including softball fields, polo grounds, golf courses, exercise classes.
On Top of the World in Ocala, Florida. Prices range from $150,000 to $300,000. Here you can take advantage of its outdoor fitness park and walking trails or a game of pickleball, softball and tennis.
Sun City Summerlin in Las Vegas, Nevada. The community’s 7,800 homes range in price from $150,000 to $800,000. If you live here you can enjoy amenities like restaurants, golf courses, fitness centers, spas and swimming pools.
Solivita in Kissimmee, Florida. If you live here you’ll spend anywhere from around $150,000 to around $500,000. This is one of the more affordable retirement communities on the list, but there is no shortage of amenities, including golf courses and tennis courts.
Covenant Shores in Mercer Island, Washington. This is a waterfront community, located just minutes from Seattle. The entrance fee to live at Covenant Shores starts at $91,000, and monthly fees start at $1,930. The community features a private marina on Lake Washington.
Del Webb at Lake Oconee in Greensboro, Georgia. This community is less than two hours away from Atlanta and boasts bocce ball courts, tennis courts, an indoor heated pool, among other amenities. And, since it’s near Georgia’s second largest body of water, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to go fishing.
The Clare in Chicago, Illinois. Prices range from around $300,000 to $1.5 million. If you live here you’ll experience big city living at its best, with offers like transportation services, valet parking, 24-hour security, complimentary breakfast, a pool and more.
The Samarkand in Santa Barbara, California. Entrance fees start at $119,000, and monthly fees at $2,235. GOBankingRates says this retirement community looks like a world-class resort. The Samarkand has a heated outdoor pool, fitness studio and the Retrospect History Gallery, an art gallery that displays Santa Barbara’s history through photos, collages, murals and artifacts.