among the best places to retire in the
Living magazine has evaluated and compared
the World´s best retirement destinations
for the past 15 years.
This year thirty countries were analyzed
and ranked according to the following
variables: cost of living, health care,
quality of life, climate, safety, stability,
and infrastructure, among others.
And the results were... Italy in the
third place with its historic sites
and beautiful cities. Ecuador came in
second because of its low cost of living,
great weather, beautiful landscape and
a growing economy tied to the US dollar.
So, what´s the best country in the World
for retiring according to this study?
Well its... MEXICO! in part due to these
• Extremely convenient because
it´s so near to the US and Canada
• Mexico´s Senior Citizens´ Benefits
Program offers up to 50% discounts on
many services to retirees over the age
• Mexican government has enacted
many new laws encouraging foreign investment
In brief, "Mexico has become an
incredible place to enjoy retirement
that offers the quality of life that
North Americans are accustomed to with
numerous other extra benefits".
The study goes on to mention that some
of the best places in Mexico to retire
are located in the Pacific Ocean coastline
which seldom sees hurricanes or troublesome
storms and offers more than a thousand
miles of incredible views with a climate
similar to Hawaii´s.
most desirable locations are: La Paz,
Todos Santos, Puerto Vallarta, Puerto
Escondido and... our gem of the Mexican
Riviera, Ixtapa / Zihuatanejo!!