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The researchers combined data on 24 countries with reporting from International Living correspondents to come up with the list. The top country for See the following slideshow to learn about each of the Top 10 places.
Costa Rica Costa Rica, a popular, safe, low-stress place for tourists and U.
The economy is growing, the thermal springs are bubbling and the beaches are enticing. The Central American country known for its Pura Vida rough translation: And talk about varying locations: You can choose to retire on a tropical beach, in the temperate mountains, in a Spanish-colonial city or in a small village.
Some prefer living in the mountain towns; others choose beachy areas such as Coronado or Bocas Del Toro. The weather is especially spectacular in places like Cotacachi, in the Andes, where the high altitude keeps temperatures moderate year-round.
Malaysia scored best of the 24 countries ranked in the Entertainment and Amenities category. A special favorite of locals: Colombia International Living says this sophisticated country on the northern tip of South America is the second most biodiverse nation in the world.
There are tropical coastal beach cities as well as popular mountain locales such as Medellin not the cartel capital it used to be.
Colombia scores high for health care, too. The World Health Organization ranked it No. While not the least expensive place to retire, Colombia is pretty affordable. For International Living, Portugal ranks high for its affordable lifestyle and friendly residents. English is widely spoken in Lisbon.
Health care is remarkably affordable, though there can be some bureaucratic red tape.
Nicaragua is known for its surfing, fishing, hiking and — in its cities — shopping and entertainment. They moved to Nicaragua more than a decade ago. Expats tend to favor Granada and San Juan del Sur, where locals speak some English, though knowing Spanish can be helpful.
Its cost of living is one of the lowest in Europe and the living itself is very much First World, especially in cities such as Madrid and Barcelona.
Think of it as a Goldilocks locale for retirees: Living costs are enticing, too: There are 1, miles of coastline from Ecuador to Chileterrific surfing, old colonial cities, mountains, canyons and, of course, the tourist favorites of Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Beginning in December with the debut of the re-imagined Four Seasons Resort Costa Ricathis investment will signal the launch of a long-term plan to connect and celebrate the sprawling peninsula from end to end for the first time, bringing an unprecedented new level of meaningful eco-luxury and transformative experiences to the Americas.
It is home to 11 miles of dramatic coastline, eight miles of majestic bluff edges, seven sandy beaches and one of the few tropical dry forests on the planet.
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With eight specialty suites, a full-time staff and full security, this is the perfect celebrity vacation retreat. I have been a longtime fan of Costa Rica and have noticed its transition from a sleepy coastal retreat to a world class destination of resorts and villas.
On one of my recent luxury escapes to the Guanacaste area, I instantly fell in love with the locals and the tropical, warm climate and beaches. It has two swimming pools, a spa and private theater as well as multiple bars and party rooms. The degree views of the sea take you away to another world as monkeys play nearby in the trees.
Inside the villa, eight full suites offer up 15 beds along with full bathroom suites featuring onyx and marble tubs and showers. The winding pathways from the villa lead to several nearby beaches only yards away. You can explore the sandy beaches or visit the Playa Prieta Beach Club for drinks or you can stay at the villa and enjoy your own yoga pavilion and entertainment rooms.
The Villa Manzu is reachable by only a minute drive from the Liberia, Costa Rica International Airport LIR where the staff will be waiting for you for a seamless arrival and departure.The Fine Print.
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