Where to retire in California with Lake Views Water View near nature for fishing boating camping

Where to retire in California with Ocean Views, Water View, Panoramic Ocean View

Where to retire or live in California with Ocean Views, Water View, Panoramic Ocean View

Looking for the best places to retire in California with ocean view, water view, lake view, panoramic ocean views, or even a neighborhood lake?

Watch our video tours below and get to know the best communities in Southern California with water views.

The following cities in Southern California have 55 and over communities with water views such as Carlsbad, CA, Laguna Niguel, CA, Lakeside, CA, Oceanside, CA, San Clemente, CA,

Carlsbad, CA

Looking for senior retirement communities in the San Diego area with panoramic ocean view? Check out Solamar in Carlsbad, CA.

Solamar is a resident owned 55 and over community where you can retire near the ocean, walk to the beach, watch amazing sunsets, and feel amazing ocean breezes every day of your life!



Lakeshore Gardens in Carlsbad, CA

Corona Del Mar, CA

Find the best retirement community within walking distance to the beach and Newport Beach’s senior center at The Terraces at Corona Del Mar. The Terraces is a 55 and over community which offers homes with ocean views and proximity to Corona Del Mar’s downtown shopping and dining places.

Dana Point, CA

Looking for a 62 and older retirement community with Pacific Ocean Views?

Check out The Fountains at Sea Bluffs in Dana Point, CA (Orange County). The Fountains at Sea Bluffs feature senior condos with views of the ocean including a dining hall and swimming pool area with wonderful ocean views! You are also near the Dana Point harbor for retirees who love to have their yachts nearby or enjoy boating, fishing, and other water sports activities.

Laguna Niguel, CA

Looking for the best places to retire in Orange County with ocean view? Check out Monarch Summit II.

Monarch Summit II is a 55 and over community in Laguna Niguel CA. Some of the homes have ocean views – some homeowners here also get to enjoy both sunrise and sunset views while sipping coffee or wine from their patios.

Lakeside, CA

Lake Jennings Park Estates in Lakeside CA is a 55 and over community with freshwater lake views. If you enjoy being close to nature in retirement, Lake Jennings Park Estates allow you to be close to wonderful activities such as fishing, boating, camping, and much more. Nearby Lake Jennings also feature special events such as night fishing, and much more.

Oceanside, CA

Ocean Hills Country Club is a 55 and over community in Oceanside, California where some of the homes feature some ocean views and/ or golf course views. This is not walking distance to the ocean however it is only 5-6 miles to the ocean. It’s a great place for retirement for those who love to be active and participate in many social activities and sports activities including golf.

San Clemente, CA: Homes overlooking the Pacific Ocean at Colony Cove

Wondering where are the best retirement spots in Orange County, California? Check out Colony Cove.

Colony Cove in San Clemente CA is a 55 and over community with panoramic ocean views. It is located on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean with views of Catalina Island. It is just right across from the Pacific Coast Highway.

Note: San Clemente is a coastal community in Southern California (Orange County) with many 55+ communities that include Talega Gallery, Shorecliffs Terrace, Bay Cliff Village, and Palm Beach Park.

If you are looking to retire in Southern California near the beach (or where you can walk to the beach daily) and enjoy panoramic ocean views, check out Colony Cove in San Clemente.

San Marcos, CA: Lakefront Properties at Lake San Marcos

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Best Places to Retire in California with views

  • Retirement communities in California with beautiful panoramic views
  • Retirement communities California with water views (includes ocean view, natural lake view, artificial lake view)

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