Portugal is a retiree’s dream. The country ranks in the top 25% on the healthcare and safety index and 7th on the global peace index.
2. Costa Rica
Costa Rica offers retirees the choice of tropical weather on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and milder weather in the mountains.
Neighboring Panama shares many of Costa Rica’s benefits for weather, biodiversity, and proximity to the U.S.
Mexico is a popular retirement destination, with 62,000 Americans receiving their social security checks there in November 2022.
5. Czech Republic
Expats with sophisticated tastes are drawn to modern Prague and picturesque towns like Cesky Krumlov in Bohemia.