A desirable 300 days of sunshine a year, low cost of living and proximity to social clubs and outdoor activities such as kayaking, Arizona golfing, fishing and boating make Lake Havasu City one of the best places to retire in Arizona–just don’t call us a “retirement” community.
Nationally recognized as one of the best places to retire in Arizona
Featured in the “Best Places to Retire” lists in Money Magazine, Portfolio.com, TIME magazine, the Retirement Living Information Center and other national publications, Lake Havasu City offers a full panorama of recreation and relaxation activities for the young at heart in a land free of mosquitoes, smog and big city hassles.
Tee-off on one of several Lake Havasu City golf courses, enjoy a game of Bocce Ball or tennis, or drop a line in the lake from our public fishing docks your own boat. While we’re talking boats, we should mention that Lake Havasu is the boating capital of the Southwest. The crystal clear lake offers more than 60 miles of navigable waterways with no speed or size restrictions. Explore shoreline coves on a pleasure cruise, enjoy a relaxing day of world-class fishing or sprint across the lake in a high-powered speedboat.
But that’s not all you can do in Lake Havasu City – not even the start. We’re firm believers in the idea that it’s never too late to try something new – especially if that something includes scuba diving, off-roading, ultralight flying, hiking or one of the other unique activities that make Lake Havasu City one of the best places to retire in Arizona.
Affordable, family-friendly living
Affordable and fun living is all well and good, but like most things in life, it’s best when shared. Lake Havasu City is a great place for the whole family to visit; take the grandchildren fishing, camping or to a classic car cruise night. Lake Havasu City also has a congenial social community that will make you feel at home before you even move in.
Small-town friendly, big-city services
You never meet a stranger in Lake Havasu City. We’re known for our friendly, caring citizens who give our city that welcoming hometown feel. Residents of Lake Havasu City enjoy proximity to Havasu Regional Medical Center and the Havasu Surgery Center, both of which provide phenomenal, patient-centered care to the community.
Arizona relocation made easy
Getting to and from Lake Havasu City is a snap. We’re an easy drive from Phoenix and Las Vegas, both with international airports, and Lake Havasu City also owns and operates a private airport. You’ll find your ideal retirement home right here in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Relocation and retirement in Lake Havasu City is easier than you think. Plan your scouting trip to Lake Havasu City now or contact the Lake Havasu Area Chamber of Commerce for relocation information. Come see for yourself why we’re one of the best places to retire in Arizona. We know you’ll like what you see in your new hometown.