Bay Lake Community

Premier Senior Living in Virginia Beach, VA

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Experience Senior Care at Bay Lake

Surrounded by ocean breezes, gorgeous views, and warm, sunny days in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Bay Lake stands out as a premier assisted senior living community. Just a short drive from Williamsburg, our senior housing offers a blend of Independent Living, Assisted Living, and specialized Memory Care facility services.

But Bay Lake’s charm isn’t just its beautiful location and stunningly classic neighborhood. Residents here enjoy exceptional hospitality, a relaxed lifestyle, and award-winning programs tailored to their diverse needs – from social and emotional to physical and cognitive. And yes, the food is nothing short of fantastic.

If you’re exploring senior apartments or residential care homes that promise a safe, comfortable environment, consider Bay Lake Community. Experts have named it one of the most progressively designed senior residences in the country with spacious apartments, dedicated staff, and vibrant residents that ensure you feel right at home from the start.


Discover Bay Lake

Ready for breezy living and dedicated care? Visit us today!

At Bay Lake Community, we provide a spectrum of lifestyle options from Independent Living to Assisted Living and Memory Care, all with apartment-style comfort and the stunning ocean nearby. Embrace a vibrant community in Tidewater designed for active seniors seeking support with day-to-day life.

Customer Reviews

4.9 187 Google Reviews
“Bay Lake Retirement and Assisted Living Community is such a wonderful place. The staff is very meticulous and is always there to lend a helping hand. Also, the food is absolutely delicious. I couldn’t recommend Bay Lake enough if you need your loved ones taken care of.”
“My biggest compliment is for the staff and how they treated us. Their customer service is outstanding, and after our initial visit, we knew this was the place for our mom to be. Bay Lake is a definite must see if you’re looking for getting into a fantastic community.”

Floor Plans

Apartment-Style Living

At Bay Lake Community, we redefine senior living. Our apartment-style living frees residents from the responsibilities and expense of maintaining a home. Choose among several inviting floor plans that offer comfortable living space for individual residents or couples. And best of all, rental agreements are month-to-month, with no buy-in fees or long-term lease commitments.
Our spacious apartments are tastefully decorated and well-maintained. All apartments feature closets, windows with custom window treatments, and individual climate control. In addition, residences have kitchenettes with ample cabinet space, a refrigerator, and a sink. All apartments are barrier-free throughout, wheelchair accessible, and equipped with an emergency call system linked to the Bay Lake 24-hour nursing team.

Senior Living Services

Independent Living

This program is tailored for residents who prefer an Independent Living facility experience, requiring minimal to no nursing services. Eligibility is determined based on recent medical history and a comprehensive physical assessment upon admission.

Independent Living Apartment Rental Fees include:

Assisted Living

Is life becoming a tad challenging for you or your loved one, especially with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, and medication management? Bay Lake’s Assisted Living facility in Virginia Beach, VA, offers a supportive environment tailored to these and other needs.

We provide four distinct levels of assisted senior living care. Regardless of the level, each resident enjoys the freedom to make daily choices, coupled with a rich array of activities and programs.

Schedule an assessment today to explore the Assisted Living home levels of care at Bay Lake. Our goal is to ensure you feel comfortable and safe, all while preserving your privacy and independence.

Inspiritás-Memory Care

Inspiritás is our dedicated Memory Care facility within the Bay Lake senior living community, catering to residents with cognitive challenges, including Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. This holistic program is crafted to celebrate life while ensuring the utmost safety and comfort for those facing memory-related conditions.

The Inspiritás “neighborhood” is a secured environment, specifically designed to prevent wandering and alleviate confusion. It features life havens, interactive art, and serene private gardens and courtyards to provide a calming and safe space for residents.

Our commitment is to provide compassionate senior living care in Virginia Beach, addressing emotional, social, physical, spiritual, and cognitive needs. We prioritize smiles, personalized attention, and encouragement, ensuring both residents and their families find peace of mind.

Levels of Care

Bay Lake's 1-year ECC license allows residents to age in place by providing the basic services of an assisted living facility. Our determination is based on:

After evaluating your specific needs, we guide you in selecting the most suitable level of care:


Taste of RUI is Bay Lake Community’s fine dining experience. We strive to deliver delicious meals with elegant service by focusing on the following core values, that spell out T.A.S.T.E.


Each Taste of RUI team member brings talent to the table. We celebrate each team member and their unique talents.


You eat with your eyes first. Food is art and deserves to be celebrated each and every day. We take our plating seriously!


We take the word “seasoned” to a new level, referring to both our experienced staff and the extraordinary flavors infused into every dish.


We deliver a fine-dining experience with elegant, resident-focused service in a warm, inviting setting.


People have connected through food since the beginning of time. There’s nothing better than gathering together to enjoy a meal.

Life Enrichment Program

A variety of social, educational, and cultural opportunities are available to all Bay Lake residents. Choose among exercise classes or sign up for excursions into the community. Our life enrichment programs are designed to help promote healthy and active living, as well as foster personal relationships and develop a sense of community among our residents and staff.

Life enrichment calendars are distributed to residents monthly and available online. We also organize one-on-one customized activities. All residents are encouraged to participate in life enrichment based on their interests and abilities.

Retirement Unlimited, Inc. Signature Programs

The Retirement Unlimited Inc. Signature programs provide luxury amenities to enhance your experience and deliver the lifestyle our residents have earned and deserved. Each of our signature programs are supported by a subject matter expert from our leadership team and have been specifically curated to allow you to have the components of the premier resident experience. For more information click below.

Community Benefits

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Frequenty Asked Questions

What types of rooms does Bay Lake offer?
Bay Lake offers apartment-style living for all residents. Choose among studio, single, or double apartments that feature natural light, updated decor, and individual climate control.

Reach out to Bay Lake’s dedicated staff at (757) 460-8868. Our senior community is located at 4425 Shore Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23455.

We take pride in our positive reviews. Check them out on our Google page or our A Place For Mom listing.

Bay Lake provides Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritás – Memory Care services. Schedule a consultation to determine the right level of care for you or your loved one.


Around Bay Lake Community

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4225 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23455


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