Why Live in Panama?
Panama City is one of the world’s least expensive cities. It is also among the most modern cities in Latin America with over one million people. The city’s array of tall skyscrapers are reminiscent of Miami. It boasts good shopping where almost any product from the U.S. may be easily found.
Panama also offers:
- A world-class banking system.
- Many retirement real estate options
- Excellent business opportunities with incentives
- Beach and mountain areas for retirement
- A wealth of activities to stay busy and happy
- Excellent infrastructure in the cities.
- Generous discounts on products and services for retirees
A number of American retirees currently call Panama their home. This is not surprising since the Panama Canal Zone was under U.S. control until the year 2000. So, the country has always had a strong American presence.
If you’re tired of cold weather you’ll be happy to know Panama is hot and humid in the lowlands and beaches with cooler year-round temperatures being found in a couple of mountain areas like Boquete to the north..
Panama Retirement Tours
With a guided retirement tour, you are assured of seeing the areas of the country where most retirees settle and are given information about the advantages and disadvantages of living in each area. This knowledge is often difficult assess without being able to ask questions of someone who can give you accurate and unbiased information.
The start of your retirement tour will be in Panama City, the capital of the country. Although Panama City has the best medical services, infrastructure and shopping, many retirees choose not to live there and prefer beach areas like Coronado for retirement. From Panama City the tour continues north to the mountain town of Boquete, the other popular area with retirees.
On these tours you'll meet others who have made the move, see what it is actually like to live here and be given a whole slew of valuable contacts for making the move seamlessly. You'll also learn how to save money and live for less. All in all, you'll find out if Panama is right place for your retirement. A Christopher a Howard endorsed retirement tour is the first logical step for those thinking of living or retiring in Panama.
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