A Coastal Life for the Active Adults

Did you know that living near the ocean has a number of health benefits, especially for those entering the 55+ age phase in life? The sound of the waves itself is known to relax the mind and take away the stresses of life. This form of relaxation is better than the relaxation you will get at a spa!  The sea air enables you to sleep better and time at the coast gives you the opportunity to obtain a tan which is beneficial for getting vitamin D.  Sea air is also thought to be beneficial for many who suffer from allergies. The sea breeze is supposed to do wonders for asthma too. Sea baths are also beneficial for many skin issues that no ointment or cream is able to.

Now that you have time for yourself and need to relax and enjoy life to the fullest, it is time to vacate the hectic residential districts and city centers that you may have lived in so that you could be closer to work and schools while raising the family. The joy of 55+ age is that you have retired, done your deals, achieved your goals, given your daughters in marriage, seen your sons become proud fathers, and now have all the time in the world on your hands! So, why not consider an Active Adult Community near the coast? There are a number of active retirement communities that you can choose from for just this purpose!

Heritage Shores – Bridgeville, DE

Enjoy the beaches, festivals, and all things sun and surf when you purchase a home at the Heritage Shores in Bridgeville, Delaware. This is a luxurious golfing community where you will find an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Arthur Hills, and a Clubhouse with billiards and card rooms, sewing room, arts and crafts room and many more amenities. There are also indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a tennis court.  Heritage Shores is located just half an hour from Rehoboth Beach, where 55+ active adults can enjoy themselves with many water-based activities such as canoeing, fishing and boating, and even dolphin watching.

Four Seasons at Sea Oaks – Little Egg Harbor, NJ 

This active adult community, located in Ocean County, New Jersey is not a very large one, and therefore, provides you the privacy and solitude you may long for. There are just over 300 homes, built by K. Hovnanian, and living in this community is ideal if you like the beach and boating all other coastal activities. Homes at Four Seasons at Sea Oaks are built around the Sea Oaks Country Club which has an 18-hole golf course and restaurant.  Situated in Little Egg Harbor, this country club also boasts of indoor and outdoor pools, exercise room and billiards room. If you have had enough sun and sea, you can walk over to the country club and enjoy a delicious meal and relax by the pool.

Sunset Harbour at Bethany Beach – Oceanview, DE

These age-appropriate homes are well suited for over 55 active adults who like morning walks on the beach or even evening jogs. Situated just minutes from Bethany Beach, this waterfront community compliments the area’s lifestyle and charm. Enjoy the quaint 19th-century architecture and the luxuries of a vacation home by purchasing a home at this absolutely breathtaking community. You can have your own boat slip and enjoy magnificent and breath-taking sunsets from your porch every day. Think about spending the day fishing, sailing, or boating or even jet-skiing when you live in Bethany Beach, Delaware.

Solamar – Carlsbad, CA

California is the place to be if you like the sun and sea and enjoy coastal living. Solamar is a gated, active adult community of manufactured homes located in Carlsbad, California, just a hop-skip-and-jump to the beach. You will be able to grab a towel and cross the road and spend a few hours on the Carlsbad Beach if you purchased your home here. You may also enjoy a view of the beach from your porch! Solamar is THE place where you can take in the sun and enjoy the luxurious lifestyle of coastal California living at its best.

If you are interested in a coastal lifestyle, you will not be surprised to find many active adult retirement homes to choose from. Some other communities close to the beach include,

If you wish for information on more active adult communities, visit Active Adult Living.com, which details over 8,500 communities from around the USA. You will find details on 400 Coastal Communities for those seeking the 55+ active adult or age-appropriate active lifestyles.

Grab your boogie board and get to the coast, ‘cause Surf’s Up! Isn’t it time now to begin your second youth?

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