South Australia


Adelaide East
Retirement villages can be found in Adelaide’s eastern suburbs, the area provides a community feel while only a short distance from the CBD.

Adelaide North
Retirement living in Adelaide’s north means tree-lined streets and a relaxed, suburban lifestyle.

Adelaide South
Retirement villages in South Adelaide offer an inner-suburban lifestyle and is one of the most sought-after areas in the city.

Adelaide West
Retirement villages in West Adelaide provide plenty of parks, cafes and gorgeous beaches.

Hills Mallee and Southern
Retirement villages in the Hills, Mallee and Southern area of Adelaide is an ideal spot for surfers, with most residents close the west and south facing coasts.

Mid North
Retirement villages in the Mid North is a region to enjoy rolling hills, stunning wine regions and excellent local cuisine.

Riverland Murray
Retirement villages on the Riverland and Murray in South Australia, provide an idyllic retirement lifestyle away from hustle and bustle.

South East and Limestone Coast
Retirement villages on the South East and Limestone Coast of South Australia are home to a region which produces some of Australia’s best wines.

Yorke Lower North and Barossa
Retirement villages in the Yorke, Lower North and Barossa region are among some of South Australia’s most well known attractions.

South Australia is one of Australia’s most affordable states, making it an ideal state to retire. It’s the gateway to the iconic Kangaroo Island, the Flinders Rangers and award-winning wine.

The state’s capital Adelaide, is one of Australia’s most affordable cities and one of its least congested. The temperature is generally mild and averages 29 degrees in mid-summer and 15 degrees in mid-winter.

Leading Retirement Village Providers in South Australia:

Major cities in South Australia, outside of Adelaide: 

  • Mount Gambier
  • Murray Bridge
  • Gawler
  • Whyalla Country

South Australia

South Australia’s regional produce is famous all over Australia and internationally, in particular the state is great for wine lovers with the famous Barossa Valley. South Australia is home to some of the most arid parts of the country and is the gateway to Outback Australia.


South Australia offers over 3,800 kilometres of coastline, beach towns, cliffs and jetties. Retiring in Adelaide Adelaide is one of Australia’s most affordable cities, however incomes are comparable to larger capital cities in Australia (i.e. Sydney, Melbourne) with a population of one million.

Adelaide enjoys world class wine and fresh produce from the nearby Adelaide Hills, making eating out in Adelaide cheaper than in other cities.

Retirement Living in South Australia by Region

Retirement Villages in Adelaide North

North Adelaide includes the Outer Northern Suburbs, Port Adelaide an Outer North East area.

Retirement Villages in Adelaide East

Adelaide East is home to some of the most elite schools in the city and is easily accessible to the CBD.

Retirement Villages in Adelaide West

West Adelaide also includes the sought-after suburbs of Glenelg and Brighton, with Glenelg being only 10km from the city centre.

Retirement Villages in Adelaide South

South Adelaide include the inner-southern and outer south suburbs, the inner-south has some of the most expensive property prices in Adelaide.

Retirement Villages in Yorke Lower North and Barossa

The Yorke, Lower North & Barossa is a region home to some of South Australia’s most famous attractions.

Retirement Villages in South East and Limestone Coast

Retirement villages are easily found in South East/Limestone Coast in South Australia. The region is home to the state’s second largest town, Mount Gambier.

Retirement Villages in Riverland Murray

Explore the Murray River at your own pace, whether it be from a canoe, houseboat or shack.

Retirement Villages in Mid North

The Mid North is north of the Adelaide Plains and is home to the Clare Valley, one of Australia’s oldest wine regions.

Retirement Villages in The Hills, Mallee and Southern Region

The Hills, Mallee and Southern Region is also known as the Fleurieu Peninsula, named after a French explorer.