Alabama retirement locations included in national rankings

Published 5:48 pm Thursday, May 23, 2024

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Those who are looking for just the right place to retire might consider’s recently conducted survey to discover the most desirable United States locations among retirees. The survey pinpointed specific neighborhoods that retirees would choose if money were no object.

Not surprisingly, Wailea, Maui Hawaii took the number one spot.

Wailea, Maui, Hawaii is known for its stunning beaches, luxury resorts, and world-class golf courses, Wailea offers a tranquil tropical lifestyle with all the amenities of a high-end resort area in a residential setting. Retirees will appreciate the serene environment, perfect for relaxation and leisure, along with the vibrant community and outdoor activities.

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Alabama was included among the national rankings. The Lake Martin Area near Alexander City took the #80 spot.

Lake Martin is one of the largest man-made lakes in the United States, offering luxurious lakeside living and gated communities. The area is popular for its recreational activities such as boating, fishing, and golfing, and features upscale homes with beautiful lake views.

Orange Beach, Perdido Key, #106 offers luxurious living for retirees looking for a serene seaside lifestyle. The neighborhood has a variety of waterfront properties with spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico, and it’s close to high-quality seafood restaurants and leisure activities, including boating and fishing.

Nearby Old Cloverdale, Montgomery was ranked #118 for its charming neighborhood that boasts a rich history and a tight-knit community. The area is known for its large, elegant homes, mature trees, and beautifully landscaped gardens. It’s close to various cultural attractions, including theaters and museums, making it a vibrant place to retire.