30 of the Best Beach and Waterfront Retirement Communities Recognized by BestRetirementDestinations.com

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The rankings are out for August for the best beach and waterfront retirement communities. Where should you retire? Let BestRetirementDestinations.com help you figure that out.

Independent Authority on Where You Should Retire

BestRetirementDestinations.com continues to prove that it is indeed the independent authority on where to retire as it releases a list of the communities that exemplify the best of beach and waterfront living for retirees. In order to get into this prestigious list, each of the retirement communities were put through an intense evaluation process. After this process BestRetirementDestinations.com compiled only the top communities when it comes to waterfront living and retirement.

Retirement communities are housing communities that cater to the needs of retirees. In most cases, these communities provide for the needs of retirees. They cater to their basic needs, medical needs as well as their entertainment. These retirement communities are geared towards people who are over age 65 but still have a very active lifestyle and believe that life does not end when you retire--it's just beginning.

Beach and water front retirement communities are the growing trend in housing communities for retirees. Seaside life has been known to extend quality of life along with contribute a therapeutic value.

BestRetirementDestinations.com would like to recognize the best waterfront retirement communities so that retirees can experience the benefits of living close to the water. The top 30 beach and waterfront retirement communities are:

1.    Seaside - Sea Island, GA
2.    Hideout Canyon - Salt lake City, UT
3.    Stone Creek Ranch - Del Ray Beach, FL
4.    Golf Retreat North - Sea Island, GA
5.    Greenbier Sporting Club - Sulphur Springs, WV
6.    Hawkins Island - Sea Island, GA
7.    Watercolor - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
8.    Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club - Palm City, FL
9.    Red Ledges - Heber City, UT
10.    Dataw Island - Dataw Island, SC
11. Reynolds Plantation - Greensboro, GA
12. Town of Water Sound - Water Sound, FL
13. Kiva Dunes - Gulf Shores, AL
14. Trillium - Cashiers, NC
15. The Cliffs at Keowee - Salem, SC
16. Daley Ranch - Dillon, CO
17. The Champions' Club - Trinity, FL
18. Lakewood Ranch - Sarasota, FL
19. The Gateway Grand - Ocean City, MD
20. The Riverfront - Suffolk, VA
21. Albemarie Plantation - Hertford, NC
22. WindMark Beach - St. Joe, FL
23. Pauoa Beach - Kohala Coast, HI
24. Arrowhead Grand - Myrtle Beach, SC
25. The Peninsula at Golden Isles - St. Simons Island, GA
26. The Bluffs on the Cape Fear - Leland, NC
27. Mission Bay - Polson, MT
28. The Plaza Harbour Island - Tampa, FL
29. The Coves at Smith Mountain Lake - Hardy, VA
30. The Grand at Diamond Beach - Diamond Beach, NJ

The decision process for which locations should be listed as the best waterfront retirement communities, is based on a structured evaluation. According to studies, the factors that matter most to retirees looking for beach and water front communities include water quality, visual appeal, recreational activities, social networking, and security. BestRetirementDestinations.com has incorporated these factors into their ranking process. BestRetirementDestinations.com aims to help these communities match their services to retirees that need it.

Beach and waterfront retirement communities that would like to be considered for the BestRetirementDestinations.com rankings can apply at:


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