Named one of America’s top 100 top retirement communities in the sixth edition of the comprehensive guidebook published by Where to Retire, the word about Sierra Vista as a great retirement community is getting out!
About 21 percent of Sierra Vista’s population is 55 and older. This doesn’t include retirees who often vista the community, spending part of the year in this temperate, picturesque community. Retirees love the mild weather in Sierra Vista. During the winter months, the City benefits the southern latitude, and in the summer the 4,500-foot elevation and seasonal rains make for a cool season. Sierra Vistans enjoy an annual average high temperature of 77 °F and a low of 49 °F.
Within the city, there are two communities that are hubs for active adults, Winterhaven and Vista View Resort. Winterhaven is a gated 55+ community surrounding the 18-hole championship Pueblo del Sol golf course with access to two private community clubhouses, each with an outdoor pool, exercise room and many other amenities. The nearby Pueblo Del Sol Country Club offers a variety of memberships. Vista View Resort is new construction homes offering a clubhouse, gym, pool, and RV parking.
Residents and visitors alike enjoy a number of outdoor activities including hiking in the local Huachuca Mountains, bird watching and golf, and take advantage of the nearly 30 miles of multi-use paths for walking, jogging, and bicycling. For those interested in indoor activities, the City offers classes and programs for active adults. And, if that’s not enough, Sierra Vista has a variety of shopping and eating establishments, a local library and much, much more.
Sierra Vista is one of the Best 10 Places to Retire in Arizona, based on cost of living, public safety, amenities, weather, and distance to the nearest international airport. This place is full of fun things to do.Movoto Real Estate