Hot Springs Village : Arkansas


What It Is Like to Retire in Hot Springs Village

Within the gates, there’s something for just about everyone. And with 26,000 plus acres nestled in the Ouachita Mountains, you’ll have plenty of room to spread out and enjoy life. Enjoy an abundance of lifestyle amenities including 9 golf courses, 11 lakes, a fitness center, 2 full-service marinas, a 13-court tennis facility, outdoor and indoor pools, 8 pickleball courts, performing arts center, mini golf, 26+ miles of scenic trails, facility rentals, diverse restaurants, bocce ball, lawn bowling, one of the largest bridge clubs in the U.S., 200+ other clubs and organizations, and much more.

Where to Retire in Hot Springs Village and Home Prices

In early 2022, Zillow reports the median home value was $260,482 with low HOA fees. Live lakeside, by the golf course, on a mountaintop or in the woods. Or build your dream home on a buildable property lot.

What Is Special about Hot Springs Village

• Population: 35,000 residents; 13,500 living in the Village full-time
• Population Over 50: 65%
• Median Age: 65


What Is Not Special about Hot Springs Village

Hot Springs Village might be too remote for some people from the Northeast.

Who Will Like Retirement in Hot Springs Village

People come from all over the country to retire or raise a family here.  We have residents across the countr, around the world, and all walks of life. 

Local Economy Is Driven by

Tourism is a big part of our economy here in the Ouachita region. We are just minutes from the historic Hot Springs National Park. People flock to Hot Springs from all over the world to take a dip in the natural hot springs that flow from the mountains here. Many believe the waters, which are filled with minerals, have medicinal qualities. Bathhouse Row offers a variety of options including baths, spa services and more. In addition, the region is great for crystal hunters. You’ll find quartz crystal mines and “rock shops” throughout the region. In addition, there are businesses both large and small. It’s a great place to live and work.

Climate and Physical Environment

Nestled in the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas, you’ll experience all four seasons in Hot Springs Village. Our winters are mild, with many sunny days. Spring is beautiful and people who live here spend much time outdoors. Summers are warm but not too hot. The temperatures might climb into triple digits occasionally but mostly linger in the 80s and 90s. And autumn in Arkansas is a sight to behold. We have some of the most beautiful fall foliage around and our temperatures are mild.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

From American classic food to Chinese, Mexican and Italian, Hot Springs Village is home to some great restaurants. We have Cajun and BBQ, fast food chains and great pizza! Hot Springs Village is home to festivals, musical events and some of the best entertainment around. We have indoor and outdoor venues both large and small. And we’re a short drive away from Hot Springs, Benton/Bryant and Little Rock where you’ll find an even greater selection of restaurants and entertainment.


As the largest gated community in North America, Hot Springs Village is a safe, secure place to live. The Village maintains a full police force and crime rates are very low compared with other communities of a similar size.

Medical Facilities

Hot Springs Village is home to great medical facilities including physical therapists, specialist doctors, optometrists, chiropractors, dentists, home health, hospice, senior apartments, assisted living, skilled nursing facilities, an ambulance service and a medical clinic. And it’s close to even more facilities in Hot Springs, Benton/Bryant and Little Rock.


Transportation options include shuttles and limos. As a smaller community, Hot Springs Village does not offer a mass transit system. However, the roadways are well maintained by the property owners’ association.

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What people are saying about Hot Springs Village

:lol: Hot Springs Village is a wonderful place to live. We have been here for 10 years. There is no where in the country that we could have gotten as much for our $. Check out this website to learn more about Hot Springs Village, all it has to offer and how great it is to live here.
Posted by hsvbiz on October 11, 2008
Hot Springs Retirement Village
It's great. It's big. And it has just about everything you could want in a retirement community, for a pretty reasonable price. Come on down!
Posted by marty50 on January 19, 2007

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