Best 55 Plus Communities in Georgia

by Robert Borges on March 7, 2024

Georgia is one of the most popular destinations for active adult retirement. With big cities, quaint southern towns, rolling hills, a lot of history, ideal climate, and below average cost of living, there really is something for everyone. 

If you’re thinking about retiring in The Peach State and prefer to be around like-minded contemporaries of a similar age, here are a few of the best 55+ communities in Georgia to consider.

Cresswind Georgia at Twin Lakes- Hoschton, GA 

Cresswind Georgia Best 55+ Community in Georgia

When exploring the best Georgia 55+ communities, this magnificent gated community in the metro Atlanta area comes up time and again. With a focus on fitness, nutrition, and relationships, the resort-style amenities and homes were designed with active adults in mind. In addition to boasting the largest private pickleball facility in Georgia, residents enjoy an abundance of outdoor recreation, with miles of walking trails and two lakes for fishing, kayaking, and paddleboarding.

Soleil Belmont Park- Canton, GA

Soleil Belmont Park Best 55 Plus Community Georgia

Just 45-minutes from downtown Atlanta, this low-maintenance 55+ Georgia community treats residents to spacious home designs on large 1/3 acre plus homesites and an array of resort-style amenities. At the center of Soleil Belmont Park is a clubhouse with coffee and cocktail bar, gourmet catering kitchen, arts and crafts studio, and club and card room. A resort-style swimming pool and health and fitness center provide even more recreational options, along with tennis, pickleball, bocce courts, walking trails, and community garden.

Lakeside at River Green- Canton, GA

Lakeside at River Green 55 plus community in Georgia

John Wieland's JW Collection presents Lakeside at River Green, a 55+ community in Canton, GA, north of Atlanta. Offering custom-crafted homes ranging from one to three stories and 1,830 to 3,760 square feet, each built with a commitment to lasting value and beauty. Residents enjoy resort-style amenities tailored for active living, including a 10,000 sq. ft. clubhouse, fitness center, pickleball courts, and more. With access to River Green's Heritage Club and Evermore – The Club at Lakeside, the community fosters a country club atmosphere. Conveniently located near shopping, dining, and medical facilities, Lakeside at River Green offers a vibrant lifestyle amidst acres of green space.

Oak Hill Reserve- Newnan, GA

Oak Hill Reserve GA 55+ Community

Oak Hill Reserve in Newnan, GA, is a 55+ community for active adults, conveniently located just 40 minutes from downtown Atlanta and 30 minutes from the airport. Offering low-maintenance single-story homes with included lawn maintenance, residents enjoy easy access to shopping, dining, golf, and healthcare. The community fosters a tight-knit sense of camaraderie with nearby events on the Square and outdoor recreation in Chattahoochee Bend State Park. Kolter Homes offers award-winning floorplans with customizable options, ranging from 2 to 5 bedrooms. Discover Oak Hill Reserve for 55+ living tailored to your needs.