Guide to Sun Lakes AZ

A Few Facts About Sun Lakes

Sun Lakes was developed to be an extravagant retirement community with 5 golf courses, a multitude of community pools, and many recreation centers. The community also offer many clubs and groups to join such as the Sun Lakes Computer Clubs, Friendship clubs, Bridge Clubs, Card Clubs, Country Western Dance Clubs, Drama Clubs, The Happy Cooker Club, and The Sun Lakes Art League, an RV Club, a Paddle Tennis Club, and even a good ole Pickleball Club. The community offers all of this and so much more with many other daily activities. While you have all of these amenities at your fingertips you can always just enjoy just a little rest and relaxation.

Sun Lakes is only 20 miles from downtown Phoenix and about 15 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Sun Lakes has a population of 16,229 and is a retirement community. Sun Lakes is strictly a 55 plus retirement community with a small percentage of residence being under the age of 55 but over the age of 45. No families with children are allowed to be residences. Sun Lakes offers great weather all winter long with an average temperature of 70.9 degrees from Nov-March during our winter months. While it is a little warmer in the summer months this makes Sun Lakes a great retirement community or a great winter vacation destination for many cold-weather visitors.

Referenced by US News Money Magazine: Sun Lakes is one of the best places in the country to retire. With only a total area of 5.24 sq miles, Median age of 69.3 this community has everything you ever need.

Sun Lake Offers your choice of golf adventures.

Oakwood Country Club: Oakwood 1, 2 & 3 Courses, Three 9 hole regulation length courses, Public golf course, Bermuda grass, $75 green fees* on weekends, $75 green fees* on weekdays
* includes golf cart – available,

Iron Wood Country Club: Public golf course
18 holes – par 67, 5,500 yards, 64 rating, 99 slope, Bermuda grass, $40 green fees* on weekends, $40 green fees* on weekdays, * includes golf cart – available,

Cottonwood Country Club: Private Equity golf course, 18 Holes – par 72, 6,737 yards, 72 rating, 129 slope, Bermuda grass, $60 green fees* on weekends, $60 green fees* on weekdays, * includes golf cart – available

Palo Verde Country Club:┬áPrivate Equity golf course, 18 Holes – par 62, 4,060 yards, 60 rating, 94 slope, $50 green fees* on weekends, $50 green fees* on weekdays, * includes golf cart – available.

Here are a few areas to consider visiting while house hunting in Sun Lakes: Historic Downtown Chandler Art Walk, Rawhide western town at Wildhorse Pass, Downtown Ocotillo, Chandler Fashion Square, Chandler Jazz Festival, Ostrich Festival, San Marcos Resort and Spa, Chandler Center for the Arts, Chandler Historical Museum, NHRA Arizona Nationals at Firebird International Raceway and plenty more to explore! If you need a short-term rental while you are house hunting, try these Sun Lakes Vacation Rentals.