Looking for somewhere warm and sunny to retire? Close to Phoenix and Tempe, Mesa is Arizona’s third largest city and offers an affordable cost of living and amazing outdoor recreation. One of the best things about living in Mesa is the warm weather and no snow in the winter, so you can enjoy your active 55+ active lifestyle all year long.
Whether you’re interested in golfing, hiking, horseback riding, or just enjoying the sunshine, Mesa is the place for you. Only 20 miles from Phoenix, you’ll have all the access to the big city and live comfortably in the suburbs. Housing in Mesa is more affordable than surrounding areas, too, and Mesa has many active 55+ communities when you’re ready to enjoy the perks of retirement and staying independent. Our guide will help you narrow down your options and find the perfect place for this next chapter in your life. And when you’re ready to relocate, Mentors Moving will be ready to help!
What is a 55+ community?
An active 55+ community in Mesa is not the same as an independent living center. 55+ communities are restricted to adults over the age of 55, and usually offer smaller homes or apartments than a traditional neighborhood offers. Residences in active 55+ communities are usually built to be senior-friendly or even ADA compliant, but they do not offer medical care or housekeeping assistance. Instead, you’ll live like you would in a regular neighborhood but with some extra amenities and often planned community events to make friends with like-minded individuals. These active senior communities often have vibrant social scenes and organized activities perfect for those looking to make new connections.
Benefits of living in a 55+ community
You’ll enjoy endless benefits to living in an active 55+ community in Mesa! These complexes and neighborhoods often come with a strong sense of community and welcoming atmosphere. The neighborhoods are usually very well kept, and often offer shared amenities and many social events you can take advantage of. The age restriction also ensures that your area will be more peaceful than a traditional neighborhood – you don’t have to worry about teenagers throwing big parties or rental homes that attract large crowds. 55+ communities also have an emphasis on the active part. Homes in 55+ communities are also low-maintenance. Some require zero yard work, and the floor plans are designed to accommodate older adults. So, you can live your life without all those annoying things that weigh you down!
Active 55+ Communities in Mesa, AZ
No matter what you hope to find in a 55+ senior living community in Mesa, you’ll find it on our list! From luxury communities to affordable and fun active senior living communities, Mesa truly has something for everyone.
Mesa Royale Adult Community | Resort-Style 55+ Active Living Apartments
- Amenities: aerobic studio, billiards, business center, clubhouse, gated access, high-speed internet access, movie theater, putting green, shimmering swimming pool, spa hot tub, state-of-the-art fitness center.
Mesa Royale Apartments is set near the flowing waters of the Salt River and the beautiful Royal Palms Golf Course. The lively 55+ community is close to great shopping, dining, and entertainment. They offer six floor plans for rent, from studios to three bedrooms, complete with walk-in closets, balconies or patios, fully-equipped kitchens, and in-home washers and dryers. They have a beautiful fitness center, pool, and clubhouse ready for you to enjoy. With an activity director planning the events, you’ll always have something fun to do. Your dogs and cats are welcome too!
1825 N Stapley Drive, Mesa, AZ 85203, (844) 691-4019
Windsor Park | Affordable Homes For 55+ Adults in Mesa
- Amenities: shuffleboard, Bocce Ball, card room, pool table, weekly bingo, potlucks, weekly coffee and donuts, monthly pancake breakfast, heated pool, and spa.
Windsor Park is a safe, gated community, conveniently located near medical facilities, shopping, sporting events and facilities, cultural events, hiking, biking, and multiple lakes where you can enjoy Arizona’s beauty. The homes are for sale. They offer luxury manufactured homes, which unlike mobile homes, are built to the highest safety standards. They’re affordable, have many different floor plans, and allow for plenty of room for your belongings. This is the perfect spot for active senior living in Mesa.
150 S Windsor, Mesa AZ 85204, (480) 969 7192
Las Palmas | Luxury Senior Living in Mesa
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- Amenities: gated community, heated pool / spa, sauna, putting green, shuffleboard, tennis / pickleball, basketball, bocce ball, pet park, space to walk & bike, fitness center, ballroom, billiards, arts & crafts room, and much more!
Located in the east Mesa area, Las Palmas offers active living and peaceful luxury. You’ll enjoy easy access to the San Tan or Superstition Freeways, Sky Harbor Airport, shopping, entertainment, museums, medical centers, golf, movies and more. The luxury homes are designed for energy efficiency and minimal maintenance, making it perfect for Mesa active senior living. These homes come with a wide variety of floor plans, each with designer accents and accessories. The homes are for sale. They also offer an expansive clubhouse, workout community, heated pools with cabanas, and planned activities.
215 N Power Rd, Mesa, AZ 85205, (480) 396-2172
Oasis at Mesa Palms | Resort Active 55+ Community in Mesa
- Amenities: paid utilities, expanded cable television, housekeeping and linen service, library and computer room, arts and craft room, activities program with activities director, swimming pool and jacuzzi, scheduled transportation, community center, full-service beauty salon/barber shop, fitness center
With security as their number one priority, Oasis at Mesa Palms is designed to keep you safe and secure. They offer guards, alarms, and a gated entrance. Not only do they have a beautiful heated pool and jacuzzi, but they offer a full-service beauty salon and barber shop as well. Designed for those active 55+ individuals who want to keep working and live in a community with shared interests, Oasis is truly a resort-style community perfect for retiring in. You can rent or buy in this community.
1418 N. Country Club Drive, Mesa, AZ 85201, (480) 464-2300
Sunland Springs Village | 55+ Golf Community in Mesa
- Amenities: golf, tennis courts, pickleball courts, bocce ball courts, shuffleboard courts, basketball courts, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, heated resort-style swimming pool, lap pool, and spa, fitness center, arts & crafts, softball leagues, billiards room, card rooms, library, ballroom/auditorium, pet park
Sunland Springs Village is an active 55+ master-planned community with beautiful views of the Superstition Mountains and convenient access to freeways and shopping. Situated on 900+ acres, homes, townhomes, and condominiums surround a spectacular 27-hole executive golf course. If retiring to golf every day is your dream, you can’t go wrong with this senior living community in Mesa. With state of the art facilities, clubs, and planned activities, you’ll stay fit and active at Sunland Springs Village. They have homes for sale and for rent.
11214 E Laguna Azul Circle, Mesa AZ 85209, (480) 354-8758
Crescent Run | Affordable Resort-Style Active 55+ Living
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- Amenities: gated entry, pool, clubhouse, arts and crafts room, basketball court, billiards room, bocce ball court, community center, fitness center, hot tubs / spas, library, nearby golf course, organized activities, park w/ walking trail, pickleball courts, putting green, shuffleboard courts, tennis courts, volleyball court.
With homes starting at $59,900 and our on-site amenities and conveniences, Crescent Run meets all your active retirement needs at a price you can afford. They offer an Olympic-sized swimming pool, planned activities like Pickleball, a beautiful large clubhouse, BBQ areas, and more. Whether you want to relax in the hottub or go golfing at the nearby Dobson Ranch Golf Course and The Arizona Golf Resort, you’ll be able to relax and enjoy your retirement. The homes are for sale.
8500 E Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85209, (480) 405-3806
Sunspire | Active Adult Living in Mesa
- Amenities: fitness center, pool, spa, billiard room, shuffleboard court, library.
Sunspire offers a perfect blend of relaxation, charm, and community. Set against the scenic Sonoran Desert, Sunspire is conveniently located 20 miles east of Phoenix. There are many manufactured homes where you’ll be able to relax and enjoy the scenery. They offer planned activities, like shuffleboard, an on-site library, and more. They pride themselves on having an active 55+ community in Mesa, so you’ll find many hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities planned. Sunspire offers the best of convenient Mesa living, so you can relax and enjoy life in the sun. The homes are for sale.
2600 E Allred Avenue, Mesa, AZ 85204, (480) 442-3910
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Have you decided to relocate to one of these great Mesa 55 plus communities? Mentors Moving is the best Mesa moving company to call to help with your move! Contact us today at 480-376-1009 to discuss your move and get a free quote.