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Best Places to Retire Overseas

Best Places to Retire Overseas

Planning to retire to your dream destination? Begin your hunt by going through some of the most beautiful overseas destinations.
Amruta Gaikwad
The world is a beautiful place to live in. However, with work pressures and struggle to make living better, we have unknowingly given up on our interests and hobbies. Retirement is a phase of life, where our daily running around and major struggle of life is replaced by plenty of spare time. So, what time could be better to explore some of the exotic places and enjoy the scenic beauty? Some people choose to head back to their home country, while others choose to settle abroad to enjoy and relax.

There are many places that have great beaches with beautiful sand, resorts and also some wonderful hilly areas. So far, you were just visiting some of the best places and were dreaming of living there forever. Now, retirement brings you the choice of turning your dream destination into your permanent residing place. Give it a second thought as I take you on a tour of some exotic places.

Places to Retire Overseas

Argentina: The capital city, Buenos Aires, is the favorite choice among the retirees. Its humid subtropical climate makes living suitable. This city is a home to many cathedrals and opera houses and broad avenues. As dinner commences at 11 or by midnight, many restaurants stay open till 7 in the morning. There are many cafeterias and movie houses where people can sit and relax. Monthly rent for the furnished houses in this city could range from $700 to $2,000. With people from different parts of the world retiring or shifting in this city has resulted into a more cosmopolitan crowd. So, great climate, neighborhood and a variety in culture, has made this city one of the best choices for retirement.

France: This European country shelters people of different cultures. France has the reputation for fashion industry and exotic vineyards. However, if you want to skip out city life then places like, Languedoc-Roussillon, Montpellier and Perpignan are affordable and make a good choice for retirement. From Roman ruins to huge malls, these cities make life comfortable and enjoyable. Of course, places such as Paris, Riviera and Provence too, are great places to reside if you are looking for more urban lifestyle. The beautiful museums, music shows and stylish apartments are some of the many reasons which attracts people to settle down in such places.

Italy: The beautiful and scenic cities of Italy are a great choice for retirement. Known for its art and culture, Venice, Rome and Florence are some of the beautiful cities to live in. Italy has many beautiful churches, museums, villas, palaces and art galleries, which has drawn the attention of people all around the world. Even its diverse architectural constructions such as the Colosseum, Florence and Milan Cathedrals and Leaning Tower of Pisa are some of the interesting sights in Italy. So, if you are a fan of art and are interested in knowing different cultures, Italy is one of the great options for you.

Spain: Bullfights, carnivals and exotic beaches make this country more interesting to live in. Life just doesn't end here. There are wonderful landscapes, architecture, paintings, historic castles and ruins that are some of the distinctive feature of Spain. Madrid and Barcelona citizens are good to communicate with. They also help in getting to know the country and its diverse culture. With such an amiable atmosphere, living becomes even more comfortable and satisfying.

Mexico: This country is known for its mixed Indian and Spanish culture, which makes a great choice for many people to settle in. Its proximity to United States, it among the common retirement destination. This place also offers an affordable living, which is increasing the population of retirees. The overall cost of living expenditure in Mexico would be around $1,000, which is quite a reasonable cost of living. Along with low living cost, this place offers a pleasant sight of mountain ranges, historic monuments and also gives you a taste of its unique cuisine.

Other than the places mentioned above, these are some of the best places to retire in the world.
  • Greece
  • Bahamas
  • Malaysia
  • Costa Rica
  • Uruguay
  • New Zealand
  • Panama
  • Malta
  • Ecuador
  • Belize
  • Portugal
We spend half our lives, working and nurturing children. So, we always look forward to life after retirement and therefore selecting the right place is important. With these options, I hope I've made your choice easy.