SRG'S RESPONSE TO COVID 19 (Coronavirus) Read More >

La Vida Real is close to many popular San Diego East County destinations. Located across the street from the Rancho San Diego Library and Towne Center shopping mall, La Vida Real is also within close proximity of five golf courses, many parks and recreational areas, as well as Sycuan Casino and Cuyamaca College. Both Grossmont and Alvarado Hospitals and medical centers are within close driving distance of the community.

What‘s Going On At
La Vida Real

Scare Up Halloween Fun

October 30 3:00pm- 4:00pm

Reviews of
La Vida Real

4.8/5
4.8 /5
108 Reviews

Survey
4.0/5
Aug 26, 2020
This is a quality property and all personnel we met were engaging and of high calibre. Our reservations are mostly the financial commitment as this property is about $1,220-2400 more monthly than comparable at another location we like. Again very high quality property and we won't discount it over price.
Survey
5.0/5
Feb 28, 2020
Jenna is AMAZING. It’s not often when you come across someone who is the full package. Keep her happy so she stays with your corporation forever.
Survey
4.0/5
Jan 18, 2020
I want thank Jenna for the amount of time and effort she spent with me and my wife answering all our questions and concerns and for the delicious lunch she offered us.
Survey
5.0/5
Jan 9, 2020
The first time I visited LaVida Real 6 years ago the sales rep was not interested in helping me at all. It seemed all that she cared about was rushing me out of her office. This visit was completely different and I felt 'heard'. Very few people really listen these days and I felt so impressed that Jenna actually listened to what was important to me and helped to steer me in the direction to meet my goals.
Survey
5.0/5
Dec 23, 2019
fell in love with your wonderful place!
Survey
5.0/5
Dec 20, 2019
Overall my experience at La Vida Real was very positive. I was very impressed with the facility. Honestly, I felt I was touring a 5 star resort.
Survey
5.0/5
Oct 25, 2019
Beautiful community!
Survey
4.0/5
Sep 22, 2019
I found guest parking a big problem. I thought that it was a Gated Community. The lunch was delicious, and it is truly a beautiful place. I have just started my search.
Survey
4.0/5
Sep 11, 2019
Jenna did a great job of giving us an overview
Google
5.0/5
Aug 13, 2019
Google
When we were looking for a facility for my parents in the East County, we found La Vida Real. From meeting with Jenna and Bonnie they were very knowledgeable about the options for them. It was comforting to know that mom and dad could stay here together for the rest of their lives and not have to move apartments if one needs more care. All the care would be done in the same apartment. Cristi, the Assited Living Director, assessed them and let us know exactly what their care would be. I was also very impressed by the length of employment of the staff and how many have been there since the beginning. So happy we made this choice.
Survey
5.0/5
Jul 29, 2019
Bonny was extremely knowledgeable and took extra time with us. We were waiting for our 23 year old son to meet us there after work. He ran I to some traffic making me anxious,Bonny was very understanding and put me at ease, our son was very glad we waited for him.
Survey
4.0/5
Jun 16, 2019
more cost than I have at Lantern Crest.
Survey
5.0/5
May 30, 2019
Ms. Hay did an outstanding job of presenting this beautiful and comprehension senior community to me and my friend. Also every staff member we met was so gracious and accommodating. We were treated to lunch and my goodness, I wish I could go there daily and pay to have their delicious food. We were both very impressed and as of this day La Vida Real is number one on my list for retirement communities when the time comes. Claudia Hayes
Survey
5.0/5
May 30, 2019
Excellent tour and lunch provided.
Survey
5.0/5
May 30, 2019
Excellent tour and lunch provided.
Survey
4.0/5
May 8, 2019
Met beyond expectations!
Survey
4.0/5
Apr 21, 2019
This visit was to show some of my daughters a place I am strongly considering as a retirement location.....
Survey
5.0/5
Mar 10, 2019
We were very impressed and will consider following up on getting further information from Jenna. However, we are still independent and don't intend to make a decision about moving in just yet.
Survey
5.0/5
Mar 3, 2019
Survey
5.0/5
Feb 18, 2019
Bonnie Hay was absolutely fantastic!
Survey
5.0/5
Feb 3, 2019
Mother-in-law lived there for 5 years about 10 years ago. Loved the place.
Survey
5.0/5
Jan 27, 2019
Survey
5.0/5
Jan 19, 2019
La Vida Real is a beautiful community. The staff and residents were happy, friendly and courteous. I had a fantastic visit and I’m hoping my father will feel the same way. I hope to be moving him in soon!!!!
Survey
5.0/5
Jan 12, 2019
It's everything we'd hope for in a retirement community. I like the accommodation made for couples with different needs. We're some time away (about a year, probably) from making a firm decision.
Survey
4.0/5
Jan 10, 2019
Current residents would like additional van drivers on staff.
Survey
4.0/5
Jan 7, 2019
Survey
5.0/5
Jan 6, 2019
Survey
5.0/5
Dec 31, 2018
Survey
5.0/5
Dec 22, 2018
Beautiful property! Definitely at the top tier of our searches. Jenna was awesome! Very knowledgeable and welcoming. Great tour! Lunch was delicious too!
Survey
4.0/5
Dec 19, 2018
Jenna was extremely professional and very knowledgeable of all aspects of your facility. She was also very knowledgeable of the other facilities I have visited recently.
Survey
5.0/5
Dec 1, 2018
Survey
5.0/5
Oct 28, 2018
Survey
5.0/5
Oct 27, 2018
La Vida Real is perhaps the best possible Senior Community in San Diego, from an outstanding facility to the most professional and caring staff. I feel no other San Diego Senior Community offers more to its residents than La Vida Real.
Survey
5.0/5
Oct 3, 2018
Jenna did an amazing job informing us about La Vida. She made my father in law feel so at ease and listened carefully to all his wants and desires for independent living. Jenna made him feel valued and respected! She was able to answer all our questions and gave us all the peace of mind that Bernard would be happy there. If Bernard's VA benefits covered the cost to live there, he probably would have moved in that very day! Jenna did more than just show La Vida, she showed him a HOME where he can belong and feel valued.
Survey
5.0/5
Sep 30, 2018
The reason for my visit was to enjoy the Oktoberfest and meet a resident. Hence most of the questions were not applicable
Survey
5.0/5
Sep 30, 2018
Survey
5.0/5
Sep 22, 2018
Bonnie made me feel so comfortable and welcome. I ended up not even going and looking at other places that were on my list!
Survey
5.0/5
Sep 17, 2018
Survey
5.0/5
Sep 17, 2018
Bonnie was welcoming, informative, caring, and so professional. She showcased the property and answered all our and then some. She was genuinely concerned about our future care and quality of life. We could certainly see ourselves moving here and spending the rest of our lives! We’ll see Bonnie again....Thank you Bonnie!
Survey
5.0/5
Sep 10, 2018
Jenna was friendly, professional and very knowledgeable of all aspects of senior needs and was very interested in my parents well being.

Have a question? Ask the voice of experience.

Almost There!

Why Choose a location?

That way we can make sure you receive a response from the voice of experience best suited to your question and location. If unsure, please choose "I Don't Know".

How long will it take?

We look forward to connecting with you as soon as possible.

Let's Tour!

Let's Tour

We're excited to show you around.

Please complete the following and click submit and we'll get right back to you. Thank you! (*=required field)