Our Central American adventure continues in Boquete, Panama. The expats here say it is the best place in the world to retire early because of the low cost of living, great weather, and many things to do. Today we check out this fun city as we go on an e-bike tour, stay in a fantastic hobbit house on Airbnb, visit a local coffee plantation, eat at some great restaurants, and learn why expats say this is the best place in the world to retire. Expat life is good here; we got to see firsthand and visit with some local American retirees. Retirement travel keeps improving each day as we show perhaps why moving to Boquete, Panama might be for you.
Boquete, Panama: Best Place to Retire in the World
Boquete, Panama, is often considered one of the best places in the world to retire for several compelling reasons. First and foremost is its pleasant climate, often called the “eternal spring,” which offers a comfortable and temperate environment year-round. The town is nestled in the lush highlands of Panama, surrounded by breathtaking mountain landscapes, providing a serene and picturesque setting.
Additionally, Boquete boasts a low cost of living compared to the United States, making it an attractive option for retirees on a budget. Affordable healthcare and quality medical facilities are another significant factor contributing to its appeal. Boquete is known for its strong sense of community, with a welcoming expatriate community and friendly locals. It offers many activities like hiking and birdwatching to enjoying the renowned coffee plantations in the region. Overall, Boquete’s combination of a pleasant climate, affordable living, excellent healthcare, and a welcoming community makes it a highly desirable destination for retirees looking to enjoy a comfortable and fulfilling lifestyle.
Other Retirement Travelers videos on Panama
We spent an entire month in Panama and loved it. Panama City offers life in a large metropolitan area, the Panama Canal and many other day trips. Check out our video on trips to Taboga Island and a tour of the magnificent canal.