Retire in Lake Havasu City, AZ

Livability Score
45
** 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
52827
Median Househould Income
42718
Median Age
51.9
65 Years and Over
15482
Median Home Value
194800
Unemployed
2331
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. The Junkyard Bistro

Well deserved 5 star review with fantastic customer service! Simply the best Bloody marry ever! Hugo created off menu dishes that were amazing! We...

2. Born's Best Sandwiches

We came to this shop because of the Yelp reviews. It's tiny and independent so we liked it immediately. The egg salad was good. Made to order with...

3. Place To Be Bistro

We go to the Place To Be pretty much every time we visit our daughter in Lake Havasu. They have a regular menu as well as an ever changing menu of their...

4. Mario's Italian Restaurant & Lounge

This place was amazing. We have owned a vacation home in Havasu for 15 years and we came across this place by accident! We are so glad we did the food was...

5. Ed's Deli

Thanks to the crew at Ed's for catering a great lunch to the child care providers, vendors and staff who attended the La Paz/Mohave Early Childhood...

Golf
1. Emerald Canyon Golf Course

cautionary warning I am only a ride-along / gallery attendee :-) Being married to golfer I can either sit at home or opt to be a ride along... I am a...

2. Refuge Golf & Country Club

This is a first class private golf course. I took advantage of the "member for a day" program and played a round this morning. It is a true country club...

3. Havasu Island Golf Course

Nice course. The back nine has a great over-the-lake shot. Old gas powered golf carts, but they work good. Greens fee was $25. There is a driving range...

4. Pirates Den RV Resort

I'm shocked there aren't more reviews for as busy as this place gets. We loved this park, had our 5th wheel right at the water and our very own private...

5. Bridgewater Links Golf Course

This is a pretty basic executive course, located near the London Bridge. I played it for the first time today (a Wednesday) and had the whole course to...

Active
1. Cabana Boat

Seriously!!! The cabana boat was amazing! It included a grill, couch, table, chairs, loud music speakers, charging doc, deck, huge cooler full of ice, a...

2. Champion Rentals

I was hesitant to rent at first as I've never needed to rent since my family does own water crafts. BUT, for a recent trip we had too many people and had no...

3. Paradise Wild Wave Rentals

We returned to Paradise WWR for the second time now! Last June we rented a boat for two days and had a great experience and were even upgraded to a bigger...

4. Sam's Shooters Emporium

Dropped in on a whim while vacationing. Had a blast (pun intended)! Friendly, knowledgeable employees, well versed in weapons, safety, and eager to offer...

5. Sandbar Powersports

The service at Sandbar Powersports is exceptional. Rented a ski boat from them on 9/28/16. We initially had a reservation for the previous day but inclement...

Arts
1. Star Cinemas

Not closed, just under new ownership. Now called Star Cinema. Everything seems like it always was and they still honor popcorn card. You can find...

2. The Spot

Best service, best pizza in Havasu! Kids have a lot of fun too! Can't wait until they get hard liquor license so I can have a great drink too! Hot wings are...

3. Movies-Havasu

Old but clean and effective. Don't be too put off by how little it is or lack of other patrons.

4. Grace Arts Theater

We went and watch Shrek the musical and had a great time!!!! We would definitely recommend this play and place to watch musicals!!!

5. Grace Arts Live

Saw "Annie" this afternoon, what an awesome production! I'm from California and have attended many live show and this performance was right up there with...

Shopping
1. Lake Havasu Cigars

This place is nice! I don't smoke but the environment is first rate, and the people are great. A very pleasant place with a good selection of icy cold...

2. Sam's Shooters Emporium

Dropped in on a whim while vacationing. Had a blast (pun intended)! Friendly, knowledgeable employees, well versed in weapons, safety, and eager to offer...

3. Five Diamond Vapor

Great customer service their prices can't be beat I'm out here for vacation and I needed a new build and I went looking around for different prices for my...

4. Desert Rose Gifts & Interiors

Went to this store for the first time a few months ago, when visiting in Yucca. O M G. It is so cute, and they have just about everything you can want/...

5. London Bridge Firearms

Bill and Scott are awesome. Extremely knowledgable, a well stocked assortment of quality guns, many which are rare to find. The prices are reasonable and...

Health
1. Pleasant Valley Dental

Dr. Yole is a very conscientious and caring dentist. He listened intently to all of my concerns and answered all of my questions. I highly recommend him...

2. Innovative Health & Wellness Center

My favorite spa eveeeer!! Greatest place to get body scrubs and mud wraps under the Vichy Shower Jet & the atmosphere is so tranquil. Therapists are very...

3. NextCare Urgent Care

Second time I've had an unfortunate need for urgent care and both visits were good. They do need to install handicap doors as i had trouble entering front...

4. Edward Ahn DDS

Absolutely the best. Staff is amazing. Kind and considerate. Dr Ahn is very gentle. I hate going to the dentist however, this group of fine people made me...

5. Riverview Vision Center

Dr. Burgener has been my eye doctor for many years; always friendly, easy to talk with, answers all my questions, and you can tell he enjoys being helpful....