Bella Vida at La Cantera

Welcome to Bella Vida at La Cantera, an innovative and elevated independent senior living community. Filled with an unmatched mix of amenities, designer finishes, chef-prepared meals in a variety of dining venues, and robust wellness programs and services, our community focuses on what matters to you – living a Beautiful Life.

The 26.5 acre community will be located just north of 1604 off I-10, near the Eilan Hotel and Spa and La Cantera Resort and Spa, overlooking the rolling hills of Texas Hill Country. Bella Vida is being developed by Texas-based nonprofit Forefront Living, long considered a leader in the senior living industry.

Bella Vida will consist of 164 independent living apartment homes, 40 villas with attached garages, and a rich variety of resort-level amenities including a salon and spa, fitness center, pickleball court, restaurant-style dining, indoor swimming pool, wellness programming, and more.

Learn how our team at Bella Vida at La Cantera is bringing to life the most innovative approaches to senior living in San Antonio.

Thoughtful Amenities. Intentional Services. Community Centric.

These are the guiding principles behind the design of a vibrant, independent senior lifestyle, and are at the heart of every element of Bella Vida at La Cantera in San Antonio. We have carefully considered everything you want from a fulfilling retirement – from fitness and wellness to creating a sense of community, to balancing a uniquely serene and active community. Bella Vida will offer beautiful community areas in which to connect with friends, in addition to your new apartment home or villa residence perfectly suited for you. Both the community design and services offered will ensure residents feel right at home, with the warmth and welcoming atmosphere that makes San Antonio the ideal place to live.

A Home that Fits You - Now and Into the Future

At Bella Vida at La Cantera we’re creating beautiful living with maintenance-free villas and apartment homes, enhanced social connectivity, ideal amenities, and the comfort of knowing options are in place for continuity of care. Here you can rest assured this community is designed to be the one you can stay in, if or when your needs change in the future.

Why Now?

Bella Vida at La Cantera is scheduled to open in 2026. So why consider Bella Vida now? Bella Vida is offering early opportunities to get the best pricing and the best locations and residences by joining the Priority Club now. We have a variety of independent living options, from 820 to 2,550 square feet. Planning for the future allows you the time to thoughtfully downsize while providing peace of mind.

Prudent Financial Planning

As your needs change, Bella Vida at La Cantera is there for you. Our community offers an entry fee and monthly service fee that align with the size of the residence you choose. Bella Vida offers a variety of contracts and refund options that best suit your individual situation and estate planning goals. From independent living through discounted wellness concierge services and even memory support, if ever needed, we are there for you. We will adjust your services to fit your needs and desires so you can count on having customized continuity of care, how you want it.

Forefront Living

Forefront Living, a nonprofit senior living leader based in Texas, is creating a new approach to providing seniors 62+ a fulfilling and long-lasting independent lifestyle. With over 60 years of experience, we’ve proven our commitment to seniors and are driven to fulfill our mission: to ensure that every resident in our communities is empowered to live and thrive in their own way.
With a shared legacy in business and healthcare innovation, our family of care-oriented organizations creates high-quality senior care - active independent and assisted living, long-term care, Alzheimer’s and memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation therapies, hospice, and palliative care.
These services bring deeper meaning to every phase of life for people of all faiths, races, genders, colors, religions, national origins, or disabilities. We’re the not-for-profit parent of Presbyterian Village North, The Outlook at Windhaven, Faith Presbyterian Hospice, and The T. Boone Pickens Hospice and Palliative Care Center. We honor our faith-based heritage by living out our values each and every day. We invite you to learn more about who we are, our leadership, what we believe, and what we promise to you and your loved ones.

Live and Thrive Your Way

The principles that guide every decision are straightforward: Provide exceptional care. Show compassion for one another. Celebrate diversity in all aspects of life. Express our faith by welcoming and serving community members of any faith. Strive to live lives and offer services that are built on integrity, transparency, and honesty.