Retire in Orange Beach , AL

Livability Score
50
** 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
5629
Median Househould Income
57750
Median Age
48.2
65 Years and Over
1300
Median Home Value
223900
Unemployed
260
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Anchor Bar and Grill

Great food! I would rather a restaurant have a small menu and everything is great rather then a few good things on a huge menu. I hate the Cuban sandwich....

2. Blalock Seafood & Specialty Market

We came to Orange Beach for our very first family vacation with our 13 month old. We had a fully equipped kitchen at our condo so wanted to buy some fresh...

3. Master Joe's

Fantastic sushi! We ordered a few rolls off of the $3.99 11-3 special and a couple off of the Chef's Specials. The Black Pearl was maybe the best roll...

4. Grape Escape Deli

I had a great sandwich there. It was expertly prepared. Service was on point. If I'm back in Orange Beach I'll definitely stop by again.

5. Moe's Original Bar B Que

Went to Moe's with a group of friends and we took up two tables. Here you place your order at the counter, pick it up there, and sit at one of the tables...

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. Perdido Bay Golf Club

Have not been able to play golf for several years due to my wife's illness and began going to Perdido Bay on an invitation from a neighbor and based on my...

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. Lost Key Restaurant

Once again, I am impressed with everything about this. A clubhouse restaurant shouldn't be this good.

5. 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...

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. 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...

3. 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...

4. Cruise Orange Beach Dolphin Cruises

Our experience could not have been better! Our captain and deckhand were knowledgeable and personable. It was a family-friendly adventure that we would...

5. Dolphin Fun Dolphin Cruises

We were pleasantly surprised enjoyed the narrative Nature adventure with dolphins watching their habits and intelligent behavior. Also the water fight...

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. The Original Point Restaurant

Coming from New Orleans, considering our huge selection of fine seafood- we were overly impressed with the quality, range, and cost of the menu. Let's talk...

3. 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...

4. 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...

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. Alabama Extreme Watersports

Went out this morning with my parents and a friend of mine for the Jet ski tour. We saw dolphins trailing a boat with in the first 5 minutes of leaving the...

2. Blonde John's Surf & Skate

Don't be fooled by surf style and the other places around that sell cheap shorts and beach accessories. This place is a little more expensive but absolutely...

3. Infinity Bicycles

stopped by to get a few things while in town (spare tube, energy gummies, Nuun, chain lube, etc.) and they had everything needed. looked like a solid...

4. Barefoot Gypsy Boutique

Hands down my favorite boutique in all of Pensacola/Perdido Key!! Located next to the Blue Wahoo stadium, this little gem is just off the beaten path of...

5. 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...

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. 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...

3. Rejuvenation Med Spa

I've never been to a spa before coming here but I decided to try it out because I desperately needed a massage and a tan and I don't really care for tanning...

4. 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...

5. Wayne T. Martin, D.D.S, PC

On 9-6-16 I went to Dr Martin in Gulf Shores. A front tooth had broken off at the root. I was devastated. I couldn't sleep the night before going in as I...