As the days go by, you might be planning to retire from all those years of hard work. What better way is there to experience the benefits of all your labor than to choose the perfect place in which to enjoy serenity through the rest of your life? Choosing the right retirement place is a very important decision, since it will affect the rest of your life. If you make the wrong choice, you might just end up with a lifetime of regret. Conversely, if you plan wisely, you can be sure to have joy and satisfaction than no money can buy. Planning your retirement involves extensive research, probably months or years, before you actually retire. Apart from planning, you need to set the wheels of the process in motion, so that all tasks involved in relocating to the place of your choice are completed without stress. To begin with, it is wise to take a look at the different options that are ahead of you. Below are some of the best places to rite, which are on top of the list for beauty, tranquility, costs and amenities.
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Ideal Retirement Places In The World
The best place in the world to retire, according to lifestyle magazine “International Living”, is the sunny, cheap, cosmopolitan and 8,000 feet high place in the Andes - ‘Cuenca’, Ecuador’s 3rd largest city. It is a well-preserved colonial city of cobblestone streets and dramatic period architecture. It has numerous modern suburbs, shopping districts and all other comforts that you could look for. Cuenca is a green city with fruits and vegetables available all the year round. The health care system is rather expensive, but is quite good. As far as the weather is concerned, it is pleasant throughout the year, making it the perfect place to retire.
Nicaragua is one of the most beautiful American countries. It boasts of a dramatic, pacific coastline; long, gentle Caribbean beaches; scenic volcanoes; and freshwater lakes. Its colonial cities, such as Granada and Leon, offer visitors a taste of days gone by, while Managua, the capital, is rapidly becoming a real first world city. Nicaragua is a democratic and peaceful nation.
Panama is one of the best places for retirees today. It has a low cost of living, a near-perfect weather and one of the world’s best discount plans for retirees. There is a fantastic discount of up to 50% off everything, from public transport to movies, mortgage rates, doctor’s visit, airfares, restaurants and electricity bills. It is a place with low cost of living and lower crime rate.
Palm Springs, California
Living in Palm Springs is one of the best choices that can be made for retirement. Residents here get 332 days of annual sunshine. There is a beautiful view of the mountains and the town has a culture and design that everyone can pack in. This town has a lot to offer to retirees, ranging from cheap stay to an insight into the beautiful art and architecture of mid century.