Start planning your retirement in South America!With the cost of living on the rise in places like North America, people are starting to consider retiring abroad and recently, many countries in South America have become popular retirement destinations. Whether you are ready for retirement or just day-dreaming about your retirement, check out our list of the top 3 places to retire in South America.
#3 Uruguay – Retire in South AmericaComing in at #3 Uruguay makes the list because of its broad appeal, offering relaxing, beautiful, scenery without sacrificing modern amenities. Punta del Este is a popular holiday destination for many Uruguayans and if you enjoy beautiful warm waters, this seaside city is the ideal place to retire. Here you can find a variety of restaurants, shops, beaches and even a casino to keep you entertained. During the high season, the city is full of energy and during the low season, the pace slows down, creating a great balance year round. If beaches and city life are what you seek, Punta del Este could be the place for you. Check out our blog post that featured Punta del Este as one of the Happiest Cities in South America.
Like any country, there are different areas where real estate is more affordable; but overall, Uruguay is an affordable place to live. Uruguayans are very friendly and welcoming to foreigners and with the well-established expatriate community, foreigners have a greater sense of comfort. Uruguay is centrally located in South America, making it easy to travel to nearby countries such as Argentina and Brazil. Uruguay has it all, great highways, easy access to nearby countries, modern amenities, and a relaxing atmosphere to call home.
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