Discover the Amenities at Atlantic Shores Retirement Community
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Lifestyle & Amenities

Worry Less, Live More

Less time spent on chores means more time to spend enjoying life. When you know your home is taken care of and your neighborhood is secure, you’re free to do more of what you enjoy. With exceptional services and amenities available as part of your life at Atlantic Shores, you can bring your favorite things, and leave your worries behind. Note: Please refer to your membership level description to find out which specific amenities and services are included in your package.


Our friendly concierges are available to lend a helping hand for a variety of resident requests, including making dinner reservations at one of our award-winning on-site dining venues or a local restaurant, signing up for any of our daily activities or exciting trips, setting up transportation and faxing, copying or mailing documents.

We are all about helping our residents live well. Our on-site Wellness Center provides 24-hour quality care. For a more accommodating residence, turn to Harbourway, our first-class assisted living center located right in the neighborhood. If your lifestyle or needs change, Seaside Health Center, a certified Medicare nursing center, is here to provide a range of therapies, as well as Memory and Hospice care.

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Our licensed medical staff is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our wellness clinic can serve as a primary care provider for residents, as well as an urgent care for non-emergency medical issues that may arise. The clinic accepts private insurance, Medicare and private pay.

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The safety and comfort of everyone living here is of the utmost importance, which is why Atlantic Shores has a single controlled entrance and is patrolled by the community’s own roving Security staff 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Atlantic Shores is situated on 100 wooded acres along the shores of scenic Red Wing Lake in Virginia Beach. Residents and staff cruise the neighborhood by golf cart, bicycle and foot on our winding roads and paved sidewalks. Over 300 species of flowers and plants grow within our community. Our Grounds and Maintenance Department is dedicated to keeping Atlantic Shores safe and beautiful, inside and out – and if you need curtains hung or a light bulb replaced, they can help with that too.

On-staff technology experts are available to assist residents with personal computer installation and instruction. Tech classes offered on up and coming technology; learn to Skype, use your media devices, set up you smart phone and tablet. In addition, public computers are available for residents’ use. Hearing Loop for use with hearing aids, as well as other assistive devices, are also available.

Scheduling transportation for shopping, medical appointments or a trip to the airport is easy. Stop by our front desk and let one of our friendly concierges assist in planning your next trip.

The Atlantic Shores Housekeeping staff will clean your home every other week, take your flat linens, and return them to you cleaned and folded. This service is included in the monthly fee you pay as an Atlantic Shores resident. Our Housekeeping Department is staffed with cheerful caring professionals who see to it that your home is left sparkling clean every time they come for a visit.

Atlantic Shores offers residents a wealth of dining options to choose from. When you’re in the mood to mingle, choose from the casual Bistro, the eclectic Magnolia, or our more formal Chesapeake dining rooms.

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For our residents’ convenience, Atlantic Shores offers plenty of open parking. Covered parking is also available in some areas. In addition, each of our villas includes a two-car attached garage.

We treat your guests like family. Guest suites are available at different locations within the community. Similar in size and setup to a studio apartment, guest suites include either a king-size bed or two twin beds, a bathroom, and a kitchenette complete with pots and pans. Each suite includes maid service, TV, Wi-Fi, linens, towels, soap and shampoo.

Activities & Recreation

Our indoor, heated pool is open year-round. A zero-entry ramp eliminates the need for a ladder and makes getting into and out of the pool easy for all. Come swim laps, take part in one of our water aerobics classes or soak in the Jacuzzi.

To help keep residents fit and active, the fitness center is equipped with a variety of exercise machines and equipment, including weights. Residents can also participate in numerous instructor-led classes and programs, such as the option of working one-on-one with an exercise specialist to meet individual fitness needs and goals. Please visit the Activities page for more information on fitness classes.

Walking throughout the beautifully landscaped 100-acre neighborhood is another great fitness activity. You may even spot a bald eagle flying over Lake Redwing!

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Our on-site beauty and barbershop makes looking sharp a snap. We offer a host of convenient services, including perms, colors, haircuts, shaves and manicures.

Atlantic Shores offers a wealth of social, educational, fitness, health-related and spiritual activities and groups. Please visit the Activities page for more information.

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Spend time outdoors playing tennis or shuffleboard, perfecting your stroke at the putting green, challenging friends to a game at the bocce court, competing in a Cornhole tournament or taking to the court for a game of one of our most popular sports, Pickleball.

Residents who love to craft love our Arts & Crafts Studio. The multipurpose work area can accommodate groups, as well as provide space for large art projects, such as paintings or quilts.

Woodworkers can get their fix at our Woodworking Shop. Every tool the woodworker could need is available and ready for your latest project.

Take time out for a picnic or a barbeque in the screened-in gazebo overlooking Lake Red Wing. Resident Services takes care of all the work of setting up the grill so you can relax with family or friends. Our gazebo is an ideal spot for birdwatchers, as a number of local bird species also call Atlantic Shores home. Be sure to keep an eye out for a bald eagle!

In addition to space for gardens at individual residences, Atlantic Shores also has a Victory Garden where residents can grow flowers and/or vegetables in a raised bed. Best of all, our Grounds Maintenance team can take care of the heavy lifting, such as filling the beds with soil.

Want to play? Bring a friend for a game of Ping-Pong or billiards, or gather a group to play cards. All game supplies are available in our multipurpose rooms. Notify Resident Services ahead of time and they can have everything set up and ready to play when you arrive.

Unwind with a great book from our lending library. During the cooler months, curl up on a cozy couch in front of the large gas fireplace and read to your heart’s content. Residents can choose from a range of genres. For ease of reading, many of the books in our library are large print. Residents can also choose from a broad selection of DVDs.