Imperial Beach hails itself as “Classic Southern California”; a beach-oriented community with a safe, small town, family atmosphere, rich in natural and cultural resources” (Source: www.imperialbeachca.gov).

This is the southernmost beach city in Southern California. It’s in the South Bay area of San Diego County, 14 miles south of Downtown San Diego and 5 miles to the northwest of Tijuana, Mexico. The San Diego Bay and City of Coronado are to the north of Imperial Beach.

It has a total area of 4.5 square miles with an estimated population of 27,149 as of 2014.

Again, we have another community with nearly perfect weather. Because of the Mediterranean climate with summer temperatures in the upper 70s and winter temperatures in the 60s, many homes here are built without air conditioning.

Imperial Beach is usually 10 degrees (Fahrenheit) cooler than inland areas in the summer, and 10 degrees warmer in the winter.
The city has undergone a huge renewal and redevelopment program over the past 10 years. It remains a mostly residential city, with a high military population and is home to US Navy facilities.

Beach volleyball, surfing and body boarding are popular and especially concentrated around the famous Imperial Beach Pier (a local landmark). The surfing is highly rated as well. Fishing, hiking and biking, walking tours of public art and nature walks are popular. Bird watching at the world-renowned Tijuana Estuary and simply relaxing and enjoying beautiful sunsets all are also attractions to Imperial Beach.

Also, 6 golf courses (public and private) are within 10 miles of Imperial Beach.

The Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is general medical and surgical center only 4 miles away. Paradise Valley Hospital and Sharp Coronado Hospital are less than 8 miles away. Imperial Beach has 21 hospitals within 25 miles.

Now we’ll take a look at the various retirement housing options in Imperial Beach, CA.

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