Independent Living

Discover independent living with an emphasis on independence. Experience the freedom you want. Independent Living at Élan Buena Vista offers residents more choice and flexibility than they ever imagined they’d enjoy in a retirement community.


The independent living neighborhood at Élan Buena Vista in The Villages, Florida, provides beautiful residences with housekeeping and home maintenance services, basic satellite television, and all utilities included. Your living space extends beyond your residence door with thousands of extra square footage that includes a movie theater, fine dining restaurant, bistro and bar, art studio, plus indoor/outdoor fitness areas. Resort-quality amenities like an outdoor heated pool, golf cart charging stations and covered parking also add to the overall quality of the lifestyle you can expect.

Personal Services

Life at Élan Buena Vista is carefree and maintenance-free. You can trade home chores for carefree living with a full calendar of events and outings to points of interest in The Villages, Florida, scheduled transportation and care if ever needed. But when you do want to tackle a load of laundry, your apartment is complete with a washer and dryer.

  • Housekeeping and home maintenance provided so you’ll have more time to call your own.
  • Full calendar of events, plus transportation for scheduled outings and appointments.
  • Chef-prepared meal options with a fine dining restaurant, bistro and bar on-site.

Calendar of Events

Our monthly scheduled events are designed to appeal to the individual interests of our residents. Your daily agenda can be as busy as you like! See a sample Calendar of Events.