The Retreat at Lake Tamaha is Tuscaloosa's only craftsman-style cottage living community offering University of Alabama student luxury rental apartments. The Retreat has over 6 football fields of greenspace and overlooks scenic Lake Tamaha. With spacious units designed with college students in mind, The Retreat has been a favorite off-campus apartment complex for students in Tuscaloosa. And with a savings of up to $875 a semester over the dorms, The Retreat at Lake Tamaha is truly the best apartment option for students attending The University of Alabama!Schedule A Tour
There's plenty of room to tailgate, toss a football or play with your pets all within The Retreat at Lake Tamaha.
Top-of-the-line tanning equipment will ease your muscle aches while bronzing your complexion.
Our state-of-the-art fitness equipment is outfitted with the most advanced technology.
Study in the 24-hour Academic Success Center with iMacs and PCs and enjoy free printing.
Join a pick-up game with friends or neighbors on our tennis and basketball courts.
If you're ready to live in affordable luxury, The Retreat at Lake Tamaha is for you. We offer large bedrooms — each with its own bathroom — perfect for sharing or sprawling out, spacious walk-in closets and dedicated areas for studying and personal space. Each cottage features a full size washer and dryer, gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, hardwood-style flooring and an abundance of storage space. Plus ample parking right at your own front door!
Come visit our extensive list of amenities you have to see to believe. We have a wide variety of amenities that facilitate all aspects of student life and are unparalleled by surrounding student apartments. Get the experience of watching the big screen in the movie theatre located in our clubhouse without having to pay for an expensive movie ticket. Challenge friends to an assortment of athletic activities including golf, volleyball, horseshoes, tennis and basketball.
No matter which floor plan you choose, your apartment will be well-appointed with luxury finishes unrivaled by other student accommodations in Lake Tamaha. Rest assured, at The Retreat, you will experience the very best in student living.
If you're looking for Lake Tamaha apartments that cater to your every need — both academically and socially — without breaking the bank, you'll find everything you want and more at The Retreat at Lake Tamaha. Start your academic journey by skipping the dorm life and live independently in our cottages and townhomes. With gourmet kitchens, full-size washers and dryers and private bathrooms, The Retreat at Lake Tamaha is more up-scale social living than traditional student housing. Nowhere else can you find spa-like amenities, complete health and wellness facilities and quiet study lounges right outside your front door.
When you are looking for housing in Tuscaloosa, there is no better option than The Retreat at Tamaha. Here, you will not find just another student apartment, but your new home. Our designers have added plenty of simple but modern finishes to make your apartment feel more comfortable including, hardwood-style flooring, vaulted ceilings, built-in bookcases, wood plantation blinds and gourmet kitchens. Spend an evening relaxing next to Lake Tamaha, grilling with friends and grab last-minute essentials at our 24-hour convenience store.