There are many reasons to decide to retire outside of the US, whether you’re just looking for an adventure for your final chapter or whether you want to get more bang for your buck somewhere else, there are so many incredible options waiting for you around the globe. A lot of countries will get you better healthcare and housing options as well as even some tac incentives. Here are some great options, many of which include the beach, which is never a bad thing to have nearby.
One of the reasons you should retire to Uruguay is because it is one of the most laid-back countries that still offers a great selection of cities as well as plenty of nature. If you’re looking for a beach getaway or living on a farm, this is also a great place to retire. You can get a great two bedroom apartment for $650 a month in Montevideo and live very comfortably on $3000 for everything you need, including health insurance.
Spain is an incredible place to visit and even more incredible to live in, especially as a retiree. The weather is absolutely perfect and the food is delicious, of course. In addition to that, there are so many cultural offerings that make it one of the most exciting countries to be in as a retired person. You can live very comfortably on the Spanish coast on $2200 to $2400 a month for two people.
The tiny island nation of Malta might be the smallest in the world but it has so much to offer. It incorporates foods of North Africa, Italian ancient cities and coastlines, and tea culture from England. About 15% of people living here are actually expats themselves. There are plenty of outdoor activities to keep you busy as well as delicious restaurants to try. With about $2330 a month, you can live quite nicely in Valletta, the capital city.
Okay, who hasn’t had a dream of living in France at least once in their lives? Retiring here is truly a dream come true for many, and if you choose to live outside of Paris, there are actually some surprisingly affordable options around the country. Living outside of Paris or the Cote d’Azur will help you find housing that can be between $1200 and $2500 a month.
Another great option is Ecuador, which has a great climate, incredible culture, and is amazingly affordable. With the US dollar as currency, it can be an easy transition. You can purchase a beach home for $150,000 or rent for just $500 per month in downtown Cuenca. You can truly live a luxurious lifestyle for about $1800 a month.