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Best Places for Retirement Abroad in the Philippines

What are the best places to retire abroad in the Philippines? It’s a no-brainer when you decide to retire to the Pearl of the Eastern Seas. There are thousands of islands to choose from to settle in your golden years. The Philippines offers great opportunities for you to enjoy your retirement, considering that there are hundreds of beautiful beaches, bustling metropolises, and highland communities uniformly located throughout the country. Whatever your lifestyle, there is a place for you in the Philippines, as well as taking into account the availability of basic necessities, the cost of living, and the overall environment for your retirement. Here is a list of the best places to retire abroad in the Philippines:

Imus, Cavite

  • If you want to build a life in a quiet suburban area near Metro Manila, you can choose Imus, Cavite. Imus, Cavite is located 19 km south of the Philippine capital. You can enjoy the conveniences of Metro Manila if you retire at Imus. You are not lacking in the conveniences of a comfortable lifestyle. Imus became a city in 2012 and is currently home to 14 shopping centers. Life is balanced in this city because, although it is highly urbanized, it retains a provincial charm. There are upcoming Megaworld, Vista Land and Ayala Land residential developments in Imus, that is why you can easily find a luxurious and comfortable abode in this area. For just P4,000 as a starting range, you can already rent a two-bedroom townhouse, and starting at P13,000, you can live in a three-bedroom, one-lot house. You can also manage your health needs accordingly, because there are five hospitals in the area.

Bacoor, Cavite

  • Many Bacoor residents are employees traveling to and from Metro Manila. Bacoor used to be a primarily agricultural economy, but is now becoming a city full of residential and commercial developments. In fact, developers are interested in developing projects in areas like Bacoor that are expected to become the southern terminus of Metro Manila’s light rail transit system in the future. The Cavite-Laguna highway will include some parts of Bacoor as its route as well, and will make traveling to Laguna very convenient. You can enjoy shopping in Bacoor because several shopping centers are located in the city. There are a number of resorts to visit where you can relax and have a good time. Have fun during the Bacoor festival and satiate your intellectual appetite while stopping at the cultural landmarks of the city. You will find Bacoor to be an ideal place for your retirement because you can unwind in its laid-back rural atmosphere, yet it is close to the busy and active city of Manila. You can rent a three bedroom house for P6,500 (starting price) or a house in Avida for P25,000.

Tagaytay City

  • The city of Tagaytay is a widely known tourist destination and an ideal place for your retirement. You will feel comfortable with its cool climate. Tagaytay is a short drive from Manila, yet far enough away that you can enjoy the peace and quiet of a relaxed setting. While you are in the area, you will be happy to take a look at the spectacular Taal Lake and Volcano. Tagaytay is a famous vacation spot in the Philippines so it is somewhat expensive to stay there, but fresh produce from nearby Cavite is left here and very cheap. Take a trip to the sandy beaches of Nasugbu for a sunny experience.

It’s more fun in the Philippines, including retirement, and these are some of the best places to retire abroad in the Philippines.