In the beautiful Ouachita Mountains
in Arkansas, you will find the community of Hot Springs Village. Hot Springs Village
is the nation's largest gated community and is located over 26,000 acres of land. Whether you are looking for a new start, a second home, a place to spend your golden years, or a vacation getaway, Hot Springs Village is sure to please you.
Hot Springs Village Golf Courses and Natural Beauty Hot Springs Village is home to more than 16,000 full time residents and over 34,000 property owners from around the world. Here you will have the luxury of private living while also having the opportunity to meet many new people and take part in the community's amenities and conveniences. Hot Springs Village features eight 18-hole and one 27-hole challenging golf courses, 11 recreational lakes, activities, more than 200 clubs, and much more. Located just 20 minutes away you will find historic downtown Hot Springs National Park
, where you can enjoy the afternoon browsing in the antique shops, wandering through the botanical gardens, viewing the beautiful lakes, and eating dinner at one of the fantastic restaurants. 60 minutes away is Little Rock, with a national airport and all the amenities it has to offer. Close enough to visit, then come home to beauty and peace.
Hot Springs Village History
Hot Springs Village was founded in 1970 and was the third of its kind developed by Cooper Communities, Inc. Hot Springs Village was designed around a futurist concept, hoping to develop a community that would suit people during their working life and also during their retirement. The community and its magnificent features have attracted owners from all 50 states and many foreign countries. The company has posted a profit every year since its inception, a record that is unmatched in the community development business.
Hot Springs Village Parks & Recreation
Hot Springs offers many opportunities in the line of parks and recreation. DeSoto Recreation Center offers a miniature golf course, outdoor pools, tennis and basketball courts, a play area for children, and more. The center also offers 13 clay and 6 hard surfaced tennis courts. One of the many activities that takes place at the DeSoto Recreation Center is Pickle Ball. This game mixes tennis, badminton, and table tennis to create a game of finesse and strategy.
If fishing or boating
is your game, then you will surely enjoy the 11 lakes that Hot Springs Village has to offer. Three of the larger lakes allow swimming and also allow water skiing. There are also 2 outdoor pavilions and 2 marinas. Arkansas' largest lake, Lake Ouachita, can be found just 15 minutes away.
is also a loved activity at Hot Springs Village. There are more than 21 miles of wooded trails which are perfect for a day outside involving exercise. The Natatorium offers a state of the art work-out facility complete with hot tub, sauna, weight room, exercise room, and an indoor lap pool.
Hot Springs Village Local Events and Festivals
Hot Springs Village is located just 20 minutes from Hot Springs
, and is a loved vacation spot for many. Hot Springs offers jazz, music, and film festivals, magic shows, and much more live entertainment. Here you can also partake in shopping, art galleries, Magic Springs Crystals Falls Water and Amusement Park
, and much more. Little Rock is located only 55 minutes away and features a national airport and many other conveniences of a major city.
Hot Springs Village also features 3 of "2007-2008 Golf Digest's Top 10" ranked courses in Arkansas. Whether you are a beginner or more of an advanced player, Hot Springs will have a golf
course with a difficulty level that is sure to challenge you.
The Village has the largest duplicate bridge club in Arkansas with 1 to 3 games daily for all levels. There are also over 200 other clubs and organizations for your enjoyment and involvement. There are also banks, shopping, business centers, medical facilities and more than 18 churches.
Play at the exclusive Diamante Country Club in Hot Springs Village while benefiting hungry Arkansans through the Arkansas Foodbank Network.
Hot Springs Village Arts
Hot Springs offers much in the way of entertainment and art. As the performing art center of Hot Springs, The Woodlands Auditorium
often hosts events including Broadway shows, ballet performances, symphonies, big band, and operas. The auditorium also features events by the Village thespians, choruses, dancers, and instrumental ensembles. The lobby of the Woodlands Auditorium serves as an art gallery featuring works of local artists.
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