Retirement villages are premises where a community of seniors live in independent living units or serviced units, and share common facilities and amenities. Department of Housing and Public Works – QLD Government

Essentially Retirement Villages are communal, self-contained, relatively secure housing environments for older people. They offer a wide range of living options including high-rise apartments, medium-density housing, townhouse developments and even luxurious, resort-style complexes with extensive facilities and services.