The 8 Most Affordable Places to Retire Abroad

The 8 Most Affordable Places to Retire Abroad

More and more North Americans are packing up their belongings and heading abroad to retire, according to a survey done by International Living. This is due to lower costs of living abroad, better climates and the chance to explore another part of the world. These 8 countries offer exceptional healthcare systems, sunny and warm climates, modern amenities and communities of expats that will help you find your way. They also happen to be extremely affordable, the most affordable in the world. Read on to discover why you should pack your bag and head to one of these affordable places to retire abroad!

8. Spain

For those looking to retire in Europe and are begging for the sunshine, Spain remains one of the most affordable places year after year. Some of the benefits of Spain include a lower cost of living, better value for property and first-world amenities. The incredible diversity of this country along with its warm weather, interesting history and amazing people make it one of the top choices to retire abroad. A study by International Living predicts that a couple can live for about $2,600 a month in many cities in Spain, including the price of rent. The healthcare system here is world-class, an important benefit for retirees. Combined with the efficient public transit system, unlimited access to high speed internet and all the comforts of home; Spain remains affordable and desirable.

7. Costa Rica

It has one of the highest standards of living in all of Central America and is one of the most affordable places to retire abroad. Living a luxurious lifestyle here can cost as little as $1,500 a month, as things such as rent, food and entertainment are significantly cheaper than what people are used to in Canada or the USA. The economy here also caters to tourists and therefore offers plenty of dining options, theaters, and galleries and one-of-a -kind experiences. Trekking through the rainforests, lounging on the many beaches and discovering the small towns costs next to nothing and retirees will find a natural oasis, perfect for exploring. The stable democracy, excellent health care system and neighborly atmosphere are contributing factors in making this an excellent choice of retirement. Don’t forget about the warm temperatures, sunny days and endless ocean views.

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