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Gulf Shore, Alabama Retirement

Besides the amazing beaches, great weather, and laid-back lifestyle, one thing seniors love about retirement communities along and near Alabama’s Gulf Coast is the affordability. Older adults who choose to spend their golden years at Alabama’s Gulf Shore love that they get to enjoy the amazing weather and plentiful outdoor activities. But that’s not all there is to the Gulf Shore. Keep reading to learn more about what makes Gulf Shore retirement so special.


Our Retirement Community on Alabama’s Gulf Coast

  • Westminster Village

    500 Spanish Fort Blvd, Spanish Fort, AL 36527

    Westminster Village offers all the amenities you’d expect from a top-class community, plus the friendly, Southern charm of Alabama.

A Few of the Benefits of Retiring on Alabama’s Gulf Coast

There are plenty of wonderful amenities available at Act’s Gulf Shore retirement communities. But what are some of the overall benefits of retiring in this area?

Get Peace of Mind When You Retire on the Eastern Shore

When you’re a resident of an Acts Eastern Shore retirement community, you get to relax knowing healthcare costs won’t increase as your level of need increases. See the video below for more information.

Points of Interest and Local Landmarks for Gulf Shore, Alabama Retirees

Use the interactive map to learn about the nearby amenities and attractions on the Gulf Shore of Alabama. And see the location of our Gulf Shore retirement community.


  • Amazing Beaches: Naturally, the Gulf Shore has plenty of great beaches for those who love to have fun in the sun or just relax with an evening stroll on the sand.
  • Outdoor Activities: Because of the great weather, AL’s Gulf Shore has a lot of excellent outdoor options for active seniors. This includes hiking, golfing, boating, fishing, and more.
  • Plenty to Do with Grandkids: Because of the great weather and family-friendly activities like the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, your family will definitely be visiting frequently!

Reasons to Retire on the Gulf Shore

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    Tax-Friendly: Alabama in general is very tax-friendly towards seniors. In particular, the state has several programs designed to help veterans.

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    Retirees Love the Gulf Shore: A large number of seniors are older adults their golden years along the Gulf Shore. This means there will be plenty of friends to make and new people to meet!

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    Great for Staying Active: Our Gulf Shore retirement communities have plenty of on-campus amenities. But off-campus there is plenty for you to do if you want to stay active.

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    Low Cost of Living: Alabama has one of the lowest costs of living in the United States. That means less money spent on essentials and more on having fun!

Acts Network of Retirement Communities

Residents at our Gulf Shore, AL area senior communities are able to visit any of our communities in Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Florida, or elsewhere! It’s just one of the many perks of being an Acts resident. See our other communities throughout the Eastern Seaboard.

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