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5 best retirement communities in Sun City, AZ


Sun City, AZ features plenty of great retirement options for active seniors looking to take advantage of the Arizona’s incredible weather, outstanding quality of life, and affordable living.

In this article, we’ll give you a closer look at some of the best retirement communities in Sun City, AZ:

Sun City West

Known as Arizona’s finest golf retirement community, Sun City West is a scenic, self-contained 55+ community with access to seven golf courses, four recreational centers, top shopping destinations, places of worship, and a nationally ranked hospital.

Sun City West also features more than 100 active clubs that cater to diverse interests, including sports, arts and crafts, computers, gardening, card playing, and so much more.

Sun City Festival

Sun City Festival is a master-planned 55+ active adult community nestled right in the heart of Phoenix’s Northwest Valley. The community was developed by Pulte Homes-Del Webb, the company behind other prestigious retirement communities throughout Arizona and California. Sun City Festival features several resort-style amenities, including the Copper Canyon Golf Course, the expansive Sage Recreation Center, and a gourmet restaurant.

Sun City Festival, along with neighboring non-age-restricted community Festival Foothills, are both part of the much larger community known as Festival Ranch.

Sun City Grand

Located in the city of Surprise, Sun City Grand is a 55+ community tucked away in Arizona’s picturesque Northwest Valley. The community features over 9,800 residences and is conveniently located close to some of the city’s best shopping and dining destinations and incredible attractions such as Wildlife World Zoo, the West Valley Art Museum, and Lake Pleasant.

Sun City Grand boasts an assortment of state-of-the-art amenities, including three world-class recreational facilities, a high-end spa and fitness center, and an expansive clubhouse with meeting rooms, craft rooms, a library, and an elegant 9,100-square-foot ballroom.

Royal Oaks

Royal Oaks is an upscale senior living community nestled on more than 50 beautifully landscaped acres with soaring trees, picturesque rose gardens, and a wide variety of plants.

Considered one of Sun City’s most active retirement communities, Royal Oaks boasts a variety of amenities and a vibrant life enrichment program designed to help residents get the very best out of life. The community has a state-of-the-art auditorium, an art studio and gallery, a wood shop, a fully stocked library, PC and MAC clubs for computer enthusiasts, and many more.

Ventana Winds

Ventana Winds is a family-oriented assisted living and memory care community located close to a variety of attractions, including shopping venues, first-class restaurants, recreational facilities, and several golf courses.

Nestled right on the border between Sun City and Youngtown, Ventana Winds offers two unique living facilities, a three-story assisted living facility surrounded by gorgeous courtyards, and top-quality amenities that include a resort-style dining room, a library, a large swimming pool, transportation, and activity outings.

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