Retire in Foley, AL

Livability Score
49
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
15428
Median Househould Income
43202
Median Age
46.8
65 Years and Over
3930
Median Home Value
162800
Unemployed
820
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Gelato Joe's

Excellent food! Excellent service! Not just gelato y'all! This is the absolute best Italian food I've ever eaten in my life. I'm not Italian and I've never...

2. Jesse's Restaurant

I have been to Jesses twice in the past month. This is one of the hidden gems that you find in the middle of nowhere. Driving through when I stumbled upon...

3. Down South Barbeque

Holy smoke! I'm a Memphis girl and if there's one thing I know well, it's BBQ. We joke that my husband only married me for my grill and I only married him...

4. Fish River Grill 2 - Foley

Great service! Even though they were slammed when we walked in and it took a few minutes to get seated, it was smooth sailing after that. Ce-Ce took great...

5. Portabellas

I love seafood. Don't get me wrong. And the choices for seafood here in the Foley/Gulf Shores area are amazing. But you've got to have some variety. And...

Golf
1. Pirate's Island Adventure Golf

This was a great putt putt place. Very clean and the women behind the counter could not have been any nicer. Loved that they had a more challenging course...

2. Kiva Dunes

Golf course recently reconstructed. Greens and fairways in great shape. Lots of 2013 reviews on here not accurate anymore. Ramped up to full capacity this...

3. Cypress Bend At Craft Farms

Nice day to be on the greens! My husband and I had a wonderful experience. The starter was such a wonderful greeter. We purchased a few items at the pro...

4. Glenlakes Golf Club

I understand that new owners have recently purchased this golf course (recently, as in, dunno, two years or less maybe?) and they have it running nice and...

5. Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club

The course is in great shape, the greens are true to the feel (play super fast); and the drinks are top notch. Well be coming back to play another round.

Active
1. Paddled By You Kayak Rentals

Amazing spot! Nice equipment, everything you need for a great day on the water and perfect spot to paddle out from. Owners were super nice and helpful! We...

2. Pirate's Island Adventure Golf

This was a great putt putt place. Very clean and the women behind the counter could not have been any nicer. Loved that they had a more challenging course...

3. Condor Sailing Adventures

Captain Kirk provided a great once-in-a-lifetime sailing experience! He was extremely knowledgeable and he made sure that we had a good time on our...

4. Distraction Charters

I recently booked a charter with Captain Troy at Distraction Charters. Simply put....amazing! Captain Troy and his first mate Corey did a great job of...

5. Alligator Alley

This was an excellent idea my wife had. She wanted to hold a baby alligator so I said, "sure whatever" and low and behold she actually found this place....

Arts
1. Hangout Music Festival

This festival location site trumps all! I mean it's on the ocean for cryin' out loud! Nothing was better than dancing shoeless on the white sand, listening...

2. LuLu's Gulf Shores

Plan on waiting, but just proves it is a great place to eat. I was right, waiter was great, food was the best. Great atmosphere for family or friends. The...

3. Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar

May be the coolest bar ever! Yes, it's that awesome. Go on a Friday or Saturday night. Live music is great, environment is awesome. It's a local bar with...

4. The Frog Pond At Blue Moon Farms

Adore this place! Great music, food and friends. Bring a dish to share, family style; entree, side or dessert, your choice. $25 suggested donation at the...

5. Waterville USA

Amusement Park: We only did 2 attractions, the roller coaster and the go karts. I poked my head into the bounce house area and it looked great: a large...

Shopping
1. Stacey Rexall Drugs

Stacey Rexall Drugs is SO neat! I just think its adorable and a great place for families to go and spend time together, or even just a couple friends...

2. Tanger Outlets

We had good success with deals at more than a few stores at the Tanger outlets. Traffic can be a little of a hassle but for the most part we have good...

3. Fix My Phone

Awesome business!! Great Customer Service! We were in Gulf Shores and I was having calls forwarded to my business phone, when unfortunately, my home button...

4. Alabama PaddleSports

I called up and spoke with Cannon. We rented a couple of stand up paddle (SUP) boards for our time in Orange Beach. Prices were seemed much lower than...

5. Tommy Bahama Outlet

Great store! Make life one long weekend! This is one way to do it! Best place and way to purchase TB stuff! Fun and relaxing. This is a great way to unwind!

Health
1. Gulf Coast Medical Spa & Salon

Great experience- from out of town and always concerned about getting my hair cut by someone I don't know. Very clean, upscale salon, very happy with my...

2. Delatorre Day Spa

First of all, I'm a Medical Aesthetician for 32 years and it's hard to impress me because I've seen it all! Not bragging just been there done that. Massage...

3. Family Tree Chiropractic

This is a great chiropractic office that is extremely friendly. They are extremely knowledgable and listen to the patient's concerns. It is a very pleasant...

4. John A. Maddox, DMD

Outstanding technical dentist with very efficient and friendly staff. The best, most technologically advanced dentist in the area. A town the size of...

5. Kelly Couch, LMT - Gulf Shores Massage Therapies

Kelly is intuitive and a gifted massage therapist. She is able to listen and pinpoint problem areas as well as identify strategies for self-care and...