Beyond 50: How To Select The Ultimate Lifestyle Village For Your Retirement

Retirement is not just a phase — it’s an opportunity to experience a new beginning. A time to embrace leisure, explore hobbies and indulge in the comfort of a community that resonates with your lifestyle. 

At Golden Crest Manors, we understand the importance of this transition. You want to feel at home while embracing the relaxed retirement lifestyle in a new space. If you’re deciding on the right lifestyle village for seniors, we’re here to help you along your journey beyond 50. 

Understanding your retirement needs and preferences

The first step in choosing your retirement haven is understanding what’s important to you. Ask yourself: What does my ideal day in retirement look like? Do I crave social interaction, solitude or the perfect combination? What hobbies am I excited to pursue? 

At Golden Crest Manors, we cater to a diverse range of lifestyles. Whether you’re a social butterfly or a serene soul, we ensure that your retirement is tailored to your desires so every day gives you something to look forward to. 

Making the decision — key steps to choosing your ideal retirement village

  1. Research and visitWhile researching top lifestyle villages for seniors online will give you a taste of what to expect, nothing beats an actual visit. Request an inspection and see the place yourself, meet the residents and experience the atmosphere.
  2. Assess amenities and servicesEnsure the village meets your lifestyle needs. Check whether they offer a comprehensive tour of their amenities and services so you can get a taste of what life would be like there. Make sure their top priority is ensuring you can enjoy your retirement years with like-minded people and do the things you love most.
  3. Understand costs and contractsBe clear about the costs involved and the nature of the contract. When buying a property, confirm if there are government statutory charges such as stamp duty and body corporate fees. Ensure the place has on-site managers who look after the community’s operations and the facilities’ maintenance.
  4. Consider location and accessibilityConveniently located on the Pacific Highway, Highland Park, Golden Crest Manors is 10km from Surfers Paradise and 5km from Robina Town Centre, which offers exciting shopping, specialty stores, restaurants and cinemas, medical facilities and convenient transport.The 8-lane motorway (M1) between Brisbane and the Gold Coast means travelling time is now 50 minutes by car or 1 hour by train, with a Courtesy Bus Service available for local shopping excursions.

The Golden Crest Manors advantage — a glimpse into premium lifestyle retirement living

Why choose Golden Crest Manors? Our residents enjoy a blend of luxury, comfort and community that’s hard to find elsewhere. Our village is designed to offer a premium living experience with top-notch amenities, beautiful landscapes and a friendly, active community that makes every day a delight.

Amenities and services — what sets Golden Crest Manors apart

At Golden Crest Manors, we pride ourselves on our extensive range of amenities and services. Take a dip in our heated outdoor swimming pool and enjoy the skyline views of Surfers Paradise from the deck chairs, enjoy a tennis game, work out at the on-site gym, have a drink with your mates at the Sports Bar, cook up a storm at our outdoor BBQs or have a pamper day at our on-site hair and beauty salon. 

Get in touch with your creative side at our arts and crafts studio, discover your new favourite book at our library or watch the latest flick at our intimate 30-seat surround-sound digital cinema. With gourmet dining options, after-hours security and a community bus to explore the local area, we ensure that our residents have access to everything they need for fulfilling and active lifestyle retirement living.

Community and social life at Golden Crest Manors

Retirement is an opportunity to forge new friendships and engage in exciting activities. Our vibrant community at Golden Crest Manors is the heart of our village. With a calendar brimming with social events, clubs and workshops, you’ll find endless opportunities to connect, learn and enjoy. Whether you’re enjoying a salsa dance on the dance floor, a book club meeting or a yoga class, there’s always something happening at our lifestyle village for seniors

Safety and security — a top priority at Golden Crest Manors’ lifestyle village for seniors

Your safety and well-being are of utmost importance. At Golden Crest Manors, we’re equipped with 24/7 security and 24-hour emergency call service for our security personnel, ensuring peace of mind for you and your loved ones. Our on-site staff are dedicated to providing top-notch care and support, ensuring your health is always in the best hands. 

Embrace a fulfilling lifestyle village for seniors at Golden Crest Manors

Choosing Golden Crest Manors is more than just choosing a retirement village — it’s choosing a lifestyle. It’s about embracing a holistic retirement where luxury, community and peace of mind are not just promises but everyday realities. Visit us and take the first step towards a remarkable journey beyond 50 — it all starts at Golden Crest Manors.