Costa Rica Among the Top 5 Places to Retire in 2015

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( — May 18, 2015) Playa Herradura, Puntarenas –Early this year International Living put out it’s Annual Global Retirement Index and named Costa Rica among the top five best countries to retire to in 2015.

With increasing costs convincing more and more North Americans to retire overseas, moving abroad has never been more attractive. However, finding the perfect location among the multitude options can be overwhelming.

“International Living’s Annual Global Retirement Index combines real-world insights about climate, health care, cost of living, and much more to draw up a comprehensive list of the best bang-for-your buck retirement destinations on the planet.”

Scoring an 86.6 out of 100, Costa Rica came in at #5 on a list of the top 25 worldwide destinations to retire in 2015, right behind Ecuador, Panama, Mexico and Malaysia. 

On Costa Rica, International Living reports, “Costa Rica is a beautiful country, with long stretches of deserted and undeveloped beaches…dense jungles teeming with exotic wildlife…towering volcanoes, lush green valleys, and hundreds of crystal-clear lakes and rivers…

Not only that, but the country offers a great climate year-round, neighborly atmosphere, no-hassle residence programs, excellent healthcare, a stable democracy, and safety and security. It doesn’t hurt that many retired couples report living well on $2,000 a month—that includes all their costs.”

Mike Hardy of HRG Properties and Rentals says, “Costa Rica really has it all” and goes on to talk about the central Pacific coast and Los Sueños Resort, where he has been a real estate broker for over ten years. “You’ve got all the amenities within a gate guarded community including all the marina, the hotel, 10 restaurants, bars, golf course, beach club, incredible pools, and incredible infrastructure- everything you could want in a master planned community. In fact its nicer than any master planned community you’ll find in the United States.”

Curious would-be expats can learn more about buying property and retiring in Costa Rica, by reading the HRG blog for insightful information on expatriate living in Costa Rica.


About HRG Properties & Rentals

HRG Properties & Rentals is a multi dimensional real estate company that assists homebuyers and owners, as well as vacationers in the Los Sueños Resort area. HRG boasts two wildly successful divisions: HRG Vacations and HRG Properties & Rentals, providing vacation planning, luxury vacation rental marketing, booking, management and concierge services, property management, and real estate services.

HRG Properties & Rentals

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Playa Herradura, Puntarenas 00000
Costa Rica
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