From swimming pools to swish bars: Bespoke retirement villages are good for the health - but come at a price
Long-term cruise living is one way to describe it. Yes, you’re on dry land but this kind of retirement comes with the trappings of a luxury voyage on the high seas.
From swimming pools and hot tubs to state-of-the-art gyms, swish restaurants, private cinemas and 24-hour concierge service, it’s all there for those who can afford it.
Sound like a five-star hotel? That’s the point. These are the sort of no-expense-spared apartments in bespoke retirement developments that are designed to appeal to baby-boomers.
Grove Place in the Hampshire countryside, a retirement village for the over 65s,... read more
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