5 Best Beach Towns In The U.S. For Retirees


Beach Towns for Retirees

Today, we're going to look at the best beach towns for retirees to consider - those that offer the warmth and relaxation of the beach lifestyle, without the pricey strings attached.

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Hilton Head, a South Carolina island with beaches, golf courses, and a laid-back lifestyle, is stunning. Pay Scale reports an 8% higher cost of living than the typical American.

Gulfport, Mississippi

Gulfport, on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, is another fantastic beach town at a low price. The town has beaches, casinos, museums, parks, and restaurants.


Port Arthur, Texas

Port Arthur, Texas, on the Gulf Coast, is a great retirement location. It's a little town like Gulfport, so it's a good refuge from the metropolis.

Sarasota, Florida

A list of the top beach towns wouldn't be complete without Florida. White-sand beaches are common in Florida, including Sarasota on the Gulf Coast.

Charleston, South Carolina

The list concludes with South Carolina. Charleston ranks first owing to its position near the Atlantic Ocean, historic charm, and magnificent beaches, yet retirees may find affordable housing here.