Algarve is Nº1 in the “Best Places To Retire Around The World” according to “Live and Invest Overseas”
The Algarve, Portugal takes Top Honours for the 3rd Year Running.
With 20 countries that truly cover the spectrum, there are 12 categories in the 2016 Retire Overseas Index. These represent the most important criteria that retirees must consider when shopping the globe for the best place to retire. The categories are climate, cost of living, English spoken, entertainment, environmental conditions, existing expat community, health care, infrastructure, real estate, residency options, safety, and taxes.
Once again in 2016, Portugal’s Algarve remains the best place in the world today to retire overseas, with some of the reasons being:
“TheAlgarve has got everything the would-be retiree could want — great weather and lots of sunshine year-round; an established and welcoming expat community; top-notch medical facilities and health care; an affordable (that is, downright cheap) cost of living, especially when you consider the quality of life on offer; undervalued and bargain-priced property buys, including right on the ocean; endless opportunities for fun, adventure, and enjoying rich, full, varied days out-of-doors; a great deal of English spoken thanks to the longstanding British presence; First World infrastructure; a new retiree residency program that rolls out the welcome mat for foreign pensioners; and easy access both from the United States and to and from all Europe.