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The Perfect Coastal Lifestyle:
Senior Independent Living in Pacific Grove, CA

There’s no more perfect place to live a carefree lifestyle of freedom and choice than the beautiful independent living apartments and cottages of Forest Hill. The Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail and all of the shopping, restaurants and entertainment of downtown Pacific Grove are just a short walk away. You’re close to gorgeous parks, first class golf courses, and all of the many incredible attractions the picturesque Central Coast of California has to offer.


Add in our first-class services and amenities, premier dining experiences, distinctive floor plans, and commitment to health and wellness and, we think you’ll agree, Forest Hill’s senior independent living truly rises above the ordinary.   

There are so many fun and engaging activities happening at Forest Hill every day, you’ll never run out of things to do. Take a look at our monthly Activities Calendar below!

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Get Fit.

Join our fitness classes, exercise at your own pace in our fully equipped fitness center and enjoy walking through our beautiful gardens and on the 18-mile, fully paved ocean-side trail that’s just steps from campus.

Keep Connected.

Enjoy our calendar of outings and daytrips to all your favorite cultural and recreational spots on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula. Meet friends or family in our traditional fireside lounge or sunroom, gather at the Courtyard Café for a casual bite, or get together for a little friendly competition of cards or billiards.

Be Inspired.

Enjoy a favorite pastime or master a new skill in our arts and craft classes, writing workshops, and woodshop programs. Broaden your horizons with our educational lectures, film screenings and book clubs.

The many amenities of Forest Hill elevate retirement living to a whole other level.

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Enviable Location

Forest Hill lies perfectly nestled on the tip of the Monterey Peninsula, its top floors offering incredible ocean views, while the quaint charms of downtown Pacific Grove are just a short walk away. Hop in the car and you’re enjoying the beauty of Carmel, Big Sur and all of the attractions of California’s central coast in a matter of minutes.

Remarkable Spaces

Forest Hill is known for the distinctive architecture of its remarkably restored historic main residence building. Here you’ll find our beautiful grand lobby, cozy library, inviting sunroom, traditional fireside lounge, billiards room, media room, onsite chapel, and so much more. Our resident’ gardens are traversed by lovely walking paths you can enjoy anytime.

Elevated Living

With chef-prepared cuisine in our elegant dining room, fitness programs designed by a certified exercise physiologist in our light-filled fitness center, beauty and barber services in our on-campus salon, a rich calendar of social, educational, and cultural programs to enjoy, and a location deemed one of the top vacation destinations in the country, Forest Hill elevates senior living beyond the ordinary.

Our variety of on-campus services makes your retirement life simple, comfortable, and totally maintenance-free.

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Personal Services

At Forest Hill, we’re always here to personally serve you, with 7-day-a-week scheduled transportation for shopping, excursions, and doctor’s appointments. We also provide weekly housekeeping and flat linen service, as well as complimentary coffee and tea service.

Residential Services

Leave the maintenance to us. We take care of any appliance repairs in your apartment or cottage and provide meticulous lawn care and landscaping to make sure the grounds are always beautiful, safe, and inviting for you and your visitors. As a Forest Hill resident, you’ll also receive free basic cable and Wi-Fi access throughout the common areas, the safety and security of our emergency call system, and, of course, most utilities are included.

Health Services

As a continuing care community, Forest Hill is always here and ready to provide the health services you need when medical challenges may arise. Our on-campus Health Center offers short-term rehabilitative services as well as long-term skilled nursing care and respite care.

Our Commitment to Your Wellness

There is no senior living community on the Monterey Peninsula more committed to providing a holistic approach to your physical, emotional, and spiritual health and well-being than Forest Hill.


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Chef-Prepared, Just as You Like It

Dining at Forest Hill is no ordinary experience. Here you’ll find a healthy, delicious, chef-prepared menu served in our elegant main dining room seven days a week. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner−they are all available. Have special dietary requirements? They are happily accommodated. And you can always grab a meal whenever you are hungry, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., at our casual Courtyard Café. Take a look at our sample menus below to see what we are serving up!

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At Forest Hill, you can select the floor plan that fits your needs. Uniquely designed apartment home or beautifully appointed cottage? The choice is yours! And just a reminder: the apartments on the top floors of our historic main residence building have spectacular bay and coastline views!

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