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Retirement Villages Otago

With snow-capped mountains and wild coastlines, Otago features some of New Zealand’s most beautiful scenery, and makes for a wonderful place to retire. You’ll find retirement villages throughout the region, from smaller towns like Oamaru and Cromwell to the larger centres of Queenstown and Dunedin.

Otago is home to locally-owned villages like Aspiring Lifestyle Retirement Village and Observatory Village, as well as larger operators such as Ryman Healthcare, Arvida, Summerset and Enliven.

Retirement village costs in Canterbury

The cost to purchase a licence to occupy for a home in an Otago retirement village depends on several factors. These include the kind of home you’d like to live in, the location of the village and the facilities & services it offers. Read our article on the costs of living in a retirement village to learn more.

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Common questions about retirement villages

There are many factors to consider when looking for a retirement village, so it’s natural to have questions. Take a look at our retirement village FAQs, where you’ll find the answers to most common queries.

What kind of retirement living would suit you?

It’s important to think about your needs when looking for a retirement village, and Otago offers an array of independent living, assisted living and residential care options.

If you require full-time residential care, a rest home may be more suitable, and there are plenty of Rest Homes in Otago to choose from.

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