Retiring Abroad on a Low Cost Lifestyle

By: Sacha Tarkovsky

When retiring abroad you can get lower living costs, but you also want the best in quality lifestyle and not be to far from your loved ones.

Here is a destination that offers the above and much more so you can enjoy your golden years - You have earned your retirement so enjoy it!

The destination is Costa Rica and Americans are moving here in record numbers and it offers the best living in Central America just a 3 hour flight from the southern US states.

Compare what Costa Rica has to offer and you will not only live in one of the most beautiful countries on earth but enjoy all the following as well:

1. Affordable cost of living

Retiring abroad in Costa Rica offers substantially lower costs of food, utilities, hired help and entertainment and allows a person to live comfortably on around than $1500 per month.

Therefore, Social Security checks go a lot further when you retire abroad in Costa Rica.

2. Ocean view property costs less

You can gain savings of as much as 70% over property in Florida making it affordable for all.
Costa Rica offers people retiring abroad the same rights as residents so your home is safe and secure.

3. Modern amenities

From doing business to keeping in touch with family and friends, Costa Rica offers the best in up-to-date means of communication so you never feel far away.

Costa Rica also offers an excellent and inexpensive public transportation, a country free of violent crime as well as a variety of leisure facilities from, top notch casinos, and restaurants to great golfing, world class fishing all set in a relaxed atmosphere and stunning scenery

4. Healthcare

Costa Rica's healthcare service comprises a network of hospitals, clinics, and complete medical services in all major cities.

Costa Rica healthcare is considered to be to be among the best low-cost medical systems in the world.
Medical insurance is cheap but there is no compromise in quality and services are considered world class.

5. Tax advantages

U.S. law permits permanent residents in Costa Rica to earn up to a certain dollar amount that is tax free.
In addition, Costa Rica's business taxes and property taxes are comparatively much lower than North America and Europe.

Finally, high interest bank accounts are also tax-free.

6. The size of the foreign community means you feel at home

The huge numbers of American and European's who retire to Costa Rica means that you will never feel lonely, you will also find the Costa Rican's a welcoming and friendly people.

Costa Rica is the most established retirement community in Central America and offers the best in terms of scenery and amenities and should be considered as a first choice when retiring overseas.

Add it all up

Inexpensive living, close to home, great scenery and amenities, tax incentives all set in a beautiful stable country where you can relax and enjoy the lifestyle you have always dreamed about.
Take a look at what Costa Rica has to offer and you may be glad you did.

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