Gozo is generally quieter, and a lot of people do retire there, but you’d need to factor the number of trips you might need to make over to Malta to deal with admin, have a change of scene, join in clubs, visit Valletta for cultural actvities etc. Gyms abound anywhere – all main hotels have gyms offering access to non-residents for a membership fee.
Spain is extremely popular as a retirement destination for Europeans, many of whom choose to settle in the Costa del Sol, part of the Andalucia province. This area is particularly attractive to retirees as it offers an excellent infrastructure together with a proliferation of English-speaking service providers.
There are three types of official Costa Rica residency options available to retirees, each with its own financial requirements. The Pensionado Program is designed specifically for retirees. It requires a regular monthly income of at least $1,000 from a pension or retirement fund.
Retire in Malaysia: Cost of Living Our research shows that Malaysia is yet another country where you can live easily on the US$1,300 base line we've discussed. Accommodation, food and household help are quite inexpensive. Other things however are more expensive than what you are used to from your home country.
No matter where you retire – at home or abroad – how you retire greatly affects the amount of money you’ll need. It’s possible to retire on a fraction of what one would need in the U.S., in Mexico, if you are willing to live modestly in a small apartment, eat simple meals at home, and forgo some of the comforts and conveniences you may be used to back home.
Retire in Cuenca, Ecuador. If you’re looking for a rich cultural life with a mix of historic and modern, you will enjoy retirement in Cuenca. Cuenca is attracting more expats than any other location in Ecuador, living up to International Living’s designation as one of the best retirement destinations in the world.
Athens is an immensely successful (population just over 100,000) university town in the hills of northeastern Georgia. It is extremely popular as a retirement community. The University of Georgia has helped to create an unusually liberal community with a thriving artistic, literary, musical, and intellectual scene.
What it's Like to Retire in Bethlehem: Bethlehem is a city of about 75,000 people in eastern Pennsylvania. It is home to Lehigh University, a highly rated school with over 5,000 students, as well as Moravian College and Northhampton Community College. Bethlehem Steel was formerly here, whose departure the city is struggling to overcome.
Take a look at Idaho's capital city instead. Granted, Boise is no Manhattan. But its thriving cultural scene includes an opera company, a philharmonic orchestra, and a ballet. At Boise Art Museum, which focuses on contemporary American art, you'll see works by Ansel Adams and Chuck Close.
The town of Brevard, North Carolina consistently ranks near the top of popular lists of “best retirement communities” and “best places to live, work, and play”. Located in southwestern North Carolina on the border with Georgia, Tennessee, and South Carolina, this small town is surrounded by the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains.
What it's Like to Retire in Clemson A small town environment along with a major university awaits those who choose Clemson, South Carolina as their retirement community. This town of 13,000 is nestled in the extreme Northwestern corner of South Carolina near the Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee borders. The Blue Ridge Mountains stretch into the distance. Atlanta is a mere two hours away via Interstate 85.
For those who like a morning or afternoon walk, there’s beautiful places to go in and around the open water scenery of Western Port Bay, Port Phillip Bay and the Bass Strait. Huon Valley, Tasmania Sharing the love around Australia, you can’t forget Tasmania.
Argentina is a wonderful destination for those considering a retirement overseas. It is a beautiful country that is often compared to Europe for its culture. In other words, retiring in Argentina can be a comparable and affordable alternative for those who have dreamt of retiring in Europe but are unwilling to yield to Europe’s high cost of living.
Belize (formerly British Honduras) is slightly smaller than the state of New Hampshire, but with a population of only about 350,000, which is about one-quarter of New Hampshire's. Belize is bordered by Mexico to the north and Guatemala to the west and south. By plane, Belize is about 2 ½ hours from Houston.
5. Not Ready To Retire? The Red Carpet Awaits Investors And Entrepreneurs, Too... With its central location in the Americas, a fast-developing infrastructure, and a generous package of tax incentives, the Dominican Republic is one of the best places in the Caribbean region to do business.
Guatemala is a growing retirement destination that shouldn't be ignored. Each year, more and more expats are looking towards Central America in search of the perfect retirement destination, and with Find out why we think this amazing retirement destination has been extremely underrated.