It’s official that Puerto Vallarta has been recognized as one of the best places to retire in the world! This announcement comes on the back of a press release issued by the prestigious Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust (Fideicomiso De Turismo de Puerto Vallarta) as attested by the studies made by the Annual Retirement Abroad Index. It was broadcasted by the website Live and Invest Overseas, confirming the Puerto Vallarta comes second only to the Algarve in Portugal for the best places to retire in the world.
The Telling factors that Affect Retirement Choices
There are many factors to be considered in finding out the best places for retirement abroad. One crucial basis is the general quality of life where living under the $2,000 a month is possible for couples in the top seven standing of great places to retire. Other factors include infrastructure, safety, climate, taxes and hospital services.
Mexico Can Top for Best Places to Retire in the World
Mexico is credited with not just one place recommended for retirees. Aside from Puerto Vallarta, Live and Invest Overseas website also included places such as Guanajuato and San Miguel de Allende among the best places to retire in the world. Some countries who also hold a formidable spot in the famed list are Argentina, Spain, Nicaragua, Colombia and Belize.
The Reasons why Puerto Vallarta has been named as one of the Best Places to Retire in the world?
Safety is the primary consideration why Puerto Vallarta is among the best places to retire. It was given a Grade A classification, mentioning police officers in the area are known to speak at least two languages including the international language of English.
Cost of Living
Cost of living is great as well, with a monthly average cost of $1,700 to $2,000 for a retired couple.
Great Real Estate
A range of excellent real estate opportunities at affordable prices. The destination also holds its equity value.
Most people looking for the best places to retire in the world are seeking somewhere to escape the harsh winters. Puerto Vallarta’s sunny weather year round is a pull for many retirees.
Great Tourist Infrastructure
Puerto Vallarta has a lot to offer visitors, including cleanliness, entertainment, good public transport and cheap taxis. Private healthcare is of a high quality and affordable.
Being close to an airport was also given much weight in the selection of the best places to retire in the world. Puerto Vallarta’s airport is very convenient, locate on the outskirts of the city and less than a 30 minute drive to any of the major hotspots.